Should You Tell Your Facebook Friends You've Had a Miscarriage?

People are comfortable sharing almost any kind of news on Facebook these days—from "I am so wasted right now" (good to know, bro) to "My dog/father/hairstylist/favorite physicist died today"—but there's one area that remains complicated, difficult to navigate Facebook territory: miscarriages. » 3/29/12 2:40pm 3/29/12 2:40pm

Chocolate Helps You in the Unending Quest to be Skinny

Remember when you were born, you got that memo that all girls get that outlines the rules of how we must behave, like how we all have to be obsessed with shoes and we have to be scared of spiders? Then you probably remember rule #36, on the subject of chocolate. It dictates that we're all required to ooh and ahh at… » 3/27/12 10:40am 3/27/12 10:40am

Dr. Oz Gives His Audience No Choice But to Admit They're Fat

Anyone who's ever watched Dr. Oz at work knows that he is a hack of the first order. He'll happily push whatever magical berry or miracle elixir will pay him, passing it off as essential to keep you from dying—or worse, getting fat. He's a women's magazine with a mouth. So we were not shocked when a tipster alerted us… » 2/01/12 10:20am 2/01/12 10:20am

How To Help A Friend Deal With Miscarriage

When someone you know has a miscarriage, it can be hard to know what to say. We have some tips for responding sensitively in this difficult situation. » 12/15/11 5:00pm 12/15/11 5:00pm

Weight-Loss Ad Boasts Results, Hides Shameful Secrets

Ana Renteria saw a billboard advertising 1-800-Get-Thin. Ten days after her operation, she died. The saddest part? A little digging reveals lots of shady details about the place where Renteria had her surgery. » 12/20/10 3:57pm 12/20/10 3:57pm