Tourniquets, once out of favor, helped save lives in Vegas shootings
LAS VEGAS - When the sniper's bullet shattered Paola Bautista's arm, her sister and a stranger in the crowd at the Route 91 Harvest Festival got her to cover. Then they focused...
3 days ago - Reuters
These Are the Best Vitamins for Skin, According to Experts
Remember when our parents tried to trick us into taking vitamins with those candy-like things that were shaped after the Flinstones? For many, that was our first foray into the...
3 days ago - BYRDIE
What happens to veterans' health after leaving the military?
Veterans leaving military service face many challenges transitioning back to civilian life. More than a quarter of veterans report struggling with the return to civilian life...
4 days ago - The Medical Care Blog
Why We Need to Talk About Pregnancy & Infant Loss
I am the mother to five children, four of whom I parent every day. My fifth child, Hadley Jane, died in my arms on her third day of life. She was one of triplets, just as...
4 days ago - Momtastic
Peach and Rose Summer Heat Elixir
Summer is the time for getting outdoors, hanging out with friends and family, and enjoying heaps and heaps of stone fruit. One of my favorites of course, is a perfectly ripe...
9 days ago - Holistic Health Herbalist
OSF Ventures invests in PatientWisdom
The corporate investment arm of Peoria, Illinois-based OSF HealthCare is investing in the New Haven, Connecticut-based company's technology, which seeks to improve the patient...
10 days ago - MedCity News
Tailgating without Regrets: 7 Tips
It's football season, and you live in the Triangle! Whether you're cheering for the Wolfpack, the Blue Devils, or the Tar Heels, chances are that you might find yourself...
10 days ago - REX Health Blog
The Impotence of Blaming 'Evil'
For all its use, “thoughts and prayers” doesn't appear to have produced a quantifiable reduction in the rates of gun violence. Over years of mass murders in the United States...
13 days ago - The Atlantic
The Crisis at Puerto Rico's Hospitals
Puerto Rico is on the brink of a humanitarian crisis in the wake of Hurricane Maria, and as often occurs with natural disasters, people in need of immediate medical care are...
20 days ago - The Atlantic
Vets in Philippines turn to technology to track and tackle rabies
MANILA - Armed with smartphones and syringes, veterinarians in the Philippines are turning to technology to fight rabies, using tracking tools to identify problem areas in mass...
20 days ago - Reuters
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Beauty Editors Agree: These Are the Best Serums for Hair Money Can Buy
Haircare has come a long way in recent years, and in addition to an ever-expanding repertoire of technology , there's also been an influx of new products-shimmering, prettily...
8 Obstacles I Faced & Overcame During My Pregnancy
Since the day I found out I was pregnant, I've been all too aware of the list of reasons being pregnant would be difficult and hard for me: I'm single. I'm broke. My body will...
How To Renovate A House With $0 In The Bank
My husband and I are working with my in-laws to renovate his childhood home. Our plan is to move in by Thanksgiving of this year. Oh, and also? We have absolutely no idea what...
Researchers Find Weight-Loss Surgery Can Reduce Cancer Risk by Almost a Third
The decision to undergo bariatric surgery is a big one. It's a long-term commitment that not only helps to reduce excess weight , but also can help patients with other...
Here's How To Responsibly Talk About Mental Health In The Public Eye
An old ethics rule on discussing public figures' mental health is sparking debate.
People Who Use Alternative Treatments For Cancer Die Sooner
Choosing unconventional ways to treat cancer could cost you your life.
I'm Not A Runner, But I Just Ran A Half Marathon
A sports psychologist explains how to get through training, no matter how much you want to quit.
Being Bold For Change: Uncovering Gender Gaps In Immunization Coverage
These data “blindspots” not only undervalue the potential of women and girls, they make it harder to evaluate policies intended to improve their welfare in society.
More Than 130,000 Vaccine Doses Reportedly Destroyed In Syria After Attack
If confirmed, thousands of children are now at risk for deadly diseases.
Women in Wheelchairs Had a Beauty Pageant to Change How We See Disability
When you watch a beauty pageant, there's one thing you rarely see: a wheelchair. That's why it was so refreshing to not only see one, but 24 of them on stage, competing in the...