Losing Her Limbs, But Regaining Her Life

INNER CONFIDENCE: Even when I was modeling, I was pretty relaxed and was never hyper focused on my looks. I was usually hired by agencies that knew me. A lot of it, of course, was my personality, my … [Read more...]

6 Stretches Everyone Should Do Before Getting Out of Bed

5. Opposite Toe Reach and Roll: Sit in the center of your bed with your legs crossed. Then extend the right leg out toward the side of the bed. Bend toward the right as you place your right forearm … [Read more...]

Are You Getting the Right Anesthetic?

So what does all this mean for you? Anesthesiologists, much like pathologists, are sort of behind-the-scenes doctors with whom patients normally have limited contact, apart from five minutes before … [Read more...]

Are You Getting the Right Anesthetic?

So what does all this mean for you? Anesthesiologists, much like pathologists, are sort of behind-the-scenes doctors with whom patients normally have limited contact, apart from five minutes before … [Read more...]

Doctors Say Let Teens Sleep, Start School Later

“It’s going to take collective action, perhaps on a national scale, to get many districts to take on this issue,” Terra Ziporyn Snider, PhD, the executive director and co-founder of Start School … [Read more...]

How to Get Through a Workday on No Sleep

8 a.m.: Get outside. Surrounding yourself with as much bright light, especially natural light, as possible will help you feel more alert, explains Sean Drummond, a psychiatrist at the Laboratory of … [Read more...]

Paralympian Alana Nichols Is One to Watch

Soon, Nichols was ski racing competitively, “I’m a thrill-seeker so monoskiing was was perfect for me. I loved going fast again.”  At the 2010 winter Paralympic Games she took home two gold and … [Read more...]

5 Myths About the Gluten-Free Diet Trend

Myth 4: You’ll Improve Your DietAbout one-third of the study subjects believe that saying no to gluten leads to a better overall diet. Actually, it can be the exact opposite. “What we’re … [Read more...]

Should You Be Taking A Probiotic?

Maybe? “There’s been a lot of anecdotal evidence that suggest [taking a probiotic] could help a lot, but it’s hard to frame it in a scientific way,” says Nicholas Chia, PhD, associate director … [Read more...]

8 Signs You’re Running Wrong

4. You’re relying on other runners’ advice. Seasoned runners love to give advice and amp up newbies about running. And although this is generally helpful, it comes with some risks, Favale notes. … [Read more...]

8 Ways to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

Tired of fighting high blood pressure? Try these synergistic strategies and take control of your heart’s heatlh. By Sari Harrar, author of Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally High blood pressure is … [Read more...]

Why the Kombucha Craze Is Here to Stay

Photo by Nomadic Lass/Flickr It’s five o’clock somewhere, which means it’s time for some bubbly…kombucha. Whether you’re a certified green juice lover or are grossed out by liquefied … [Read more...]

Girl Saved by Anonymous Donor Meets Her ‘One in the World’ Match

Mobile number is not valid Phone Number *Only U.S. numbers are accepted. Email address is not valid Email Hold on a second. System is down for maintenance. Submit … [Read more...]

Is It Possible to Prevent Arthritis?

Osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis, affects about 30 million Americans. In healthy joints, cartilage provides cushioning, acting as a shock absorber and allowing bones to move smoothly … [Read more...]

Why More Women Than Men Are Dying in the Ebola Outbreak

As news continues to pour in about the devastating outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, it is being reported that more women than men are succumbing to the deadly virus.The Liberian government, for … [Read more...]

Warning: Reading ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Model Claudia Romani had better be careful with that reading material! Photo by Corbis Beware, Anastasia wannabes: A damning new study has linked young women who read the “Fifty Shades of Grey” … [Read more...]

On the Ground in an Ebola Outbreak

I remember getting in this rickety plane with these crusty ex-pats, and half the plane—this old Russian airplane that hadn’t been maintained in forever—and one side of the plane was covered in … [Read more...]

On the Ground in an Ebola Outbreak

I remember getting in this rickety plane with these crusty ex-pats, and half the plane—this old Russian airplane that hadn’t been maintained in forever—and one side of the plane was covered in … [Read more...]

On the Ground in an Ebola Outbreak

I remember getting in this rickety plane with these crusty ex-pats, and half the plane—this old Russian airplane that hadn’t been maintained in forever—and one side of the plane was covered in … [Read more...]

Breastfeeding Controversy at Beverly Hills Anthropologie Sets Off Firestorm

Wiese Hesson. Photo by Ingrid Wiese Hesson/Facebook. Anthropologie corporate offices did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Yahoo Health, though Wiese Hesson noted on Facebook that … [Read more...]