The Hidden Danger of Yo-Yo Dieting You Need to Know About

It’s a scenario so many women can relate to: You succeed at losing weight, only to gain it back six months later. You shed the pounds again, but they return…and the cycle continues. This up-and-down routine is the definition of yo-yo dieting, and as a new study shows, the term isn’t reserved only for people who yo-yo drastic amounts of weight.  Preliminary research presented at this […]

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11 Weird Facts About Your Cervix

Real talk: How much do you actually know about your cervix? Don’t feel bad if you’re scratching your head thinking, Where’s the cervix again? “A lot of women don’t even know what it is,” Michelle Berlin, MD, a professor of ob-gyn and co-director of the Oregon Health & Science University’s Center for Women’s Health, tells Health. It’s true; the cervix […]

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News anchor opens up to viewers about dad’s stroke

Brooke Lennington’s phone buzzed late one night in 2016, a week before Thanksgiving. Her younger brother, Hunter, was calling, frantically saying a nurse at a hospital had called about their father. Hunter, a teenager, had been too overwhelmed to learn more. Brooke called and learned that then-50-year-old Rich Lennington had suffered a stroke. She asked how serious it was. “Honey, […]

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Reliance on ‘YouTube medicine’ may be dangerous for those concerned about prostate cancer

The most popular YouTube videos on prostate cancer often offer misleading or biased medical information that poses potential health risks to patients, an analysis of the social media platform shows. Led by researchers at NYU School of Medicine and its Perlmutter Cancer Center, the study of the 150 most-viewed YouTube videos on the disease found that 77 percent had factual […]

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