It seems counterintuitive, but some health officials believe Florida needs more mosquitoes to help slow the spread of Zika, the virus the World Health Organization deemed a global health emergency.
Have you ever wondered what the secret to having supple, perfect skin is? Well, believe it or not, there are things you do every day that keep you from achieve that flawless look.
When he was a chaplain at a nursing home in Chicago, the Rev. James Ellor decided to try an experiment. He found a Sunday school book from the turn of the century, selected the most popular hymns and Bible verses from that time period, and designed a worship service for dementia patients, who had been banned from the chapel after new carpet was installed because of their incontinence.
It never feels good to look down at the shower drain and see a large ball of hair.
Women have long been warned to abstain from conceiving after 35 due to an increase in challenges and health risks while carrying. But despite this plea, a recent government report shows a significant increase in women who have had two children after they turn 35.
In traditional Chinese medicine, your mouth is the window to your health. One of your body's best health indicators is the color of your lips. This may sound shocking, but if you think about it, your lips can tell you quite a lot. When you are cold, they shiver. When you are sick, they tend to get dry and start to crack.
The spread of the Zika virus may be changing Americans' views on late-term abortion, presenting a new challenge for abortion opponents.
If you’ve ever experienced the yo-yo effect diets have emotionally and physically, you might have looked into an idea called intuitive eating. There’s a book, a website, trainings for health professionals, and many online communities all revolving around this approach to nutrition and health. At the core of this philosophy is making peace with food by ditching dieting and honoring your body’s innate ability to regulate hunger and fullness.
If you want to be fiercely healthy, surround yourself with advice from those who really understand food, nutrients and how it all affects your body.
Sitting on a couch watching TV isn’t good for your health — unless you happen to be watching the Olympics.
Every woman grows up dreaming of having children one day. Starting at a young age, you rock your baby dolls and tinker with future baby names in your spare time. Creating and loving a family of your own is a thought that constantly consumes your mind.
In a few weeks, thousands of new college students will stream onto campuses across the country, trying to navigate the novelties of dorm rooms, dining halls, public transit and rooming with strangers.
That extra 10 pounds may be around your middle, but it will affect your brain by middle age, researchers at the University of Cambridge in London say.
Infertility is one of the most devastating afflictions for any couple. Being unable to conceive a child is something that many people never consider until it happens to them. Often times, infertility is a difficult and sensitive subject, and it is challenging to know exactly what way to approach a loved one who is struggling with its complications.
Ten members of Team USA are mothers, proving that having a family isn't an excuse to not work out.
We all know the one main reason any person would allow themselves to swallow vinegar every day, especially apple cider vinegar.
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The battle over Obamacare is on.
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