Dogs, cats, parrots, hamsters, and, for some people, even snakes and rats are often our best friends–and for good reason. Pet owners have lower blood…Read More 16 Things You Can Catch From Your Pet
You’re in your favorite sweats, curled up under a cozy blanket, ready to binge your latest Netflix obsession when you hear the first growl of…Read More This New Ice Cream Brand Claims to Help You Sleep — but Does It Really Work?
There’s only so much protection you can get from eating the right foods, logging eight hours of sleep, and washing your hands more times than…Read More Should I Get a Second Flu Shot This Year?
With people forced to hide inside as temperatures hit -50 degrees in parts of the U.S. and well below freezing in many others, they’re understandably…Read More Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Risk the Cold for a Cool Picture on Instagram
Over the weekend, Kate Beckinsale revealed to her social media followers that she was in tremendous pain because of a ruptured ovarian cyst. Luckily, though,…Read More Kate Beckinsale Suffers Ruptured Ovarian Cyst: Doctors Say It's Common but Very Painful
Sarah Hyland recently revealed that she’s undergone not one but two kidney transplants within six years, and while it seems taxing and traumatic, it’s more common…Read More Sarah Hyland Needed a Second Kidney Transplant After Her First One Failed — Here's Why
A woman who died from a brain-eating amoeba after using a neti pot to clear out her sinus infection is serving as an important reminder…Read More How to Safely Use a Neti Pot — After a Woman Died from a Brain-Eating Amoeba
It’s a classic scene in childbirth — once the baby comes out, the partner ceremoniously cuts the umbilical cord that nourished the child for the…Read More Are Lotus Births — Letting the Placenta and Umbilical Cord Fall Off Naturally — Safe?
A polio-like illness that causes paralysis has affected children in several states, including Pennsylvania, Colorado, Illinois and Minnesota. According to the CDC, 38 confirmed cases of Acute Flaccid…Read More Polio-Like Illness That Causes Paralysis Has Affected Children in at Least 16 States
Crystals are natural minerals that can be found all over the planet, and they’re thought to ground and calm, helping you to stay present and…Read More These Celebrities Believe in the Healing Powers of Crystals — Do They Really Work?
When an X-ray circulated online (courtesy of Australian blogger Angela Henderson) depicting a grape lodged in a child’s windpipe, parents were shocked to see in…Read More After X-Ray of Grape in Child's Windpipe Goes Viral, a Doctor Shares Surprising Choking Hazards (and What She Wouldn't Give Her Own Kids)
As parents gather school supplies and backpacks, many are also looking to make sure their children are up to date on their vaccines ahead of…Read More What to Know About Back to School Vaccinations for Children of All Ages
To drink or not to drink when it comes to your health really depends on a few important factors, including how much you imbibe and…Read More Drinking Too Much Alcohol (And Too Little) Is Linked to Dementia
British doctors are warning about a sexually transmitted infection that could become the next hard-to-treat superbug, thanks to its increasing resistance to traditional antibiotics. They…Read More Doctors Are Warning That This Sexually Transmitted Infection Could Be the Next Big Superbug
On Sunday, Kylie Jenner revealed via Instagram that she is no longer enhancing her lips with fillers. “I got rid of all my filler,” the 20-year-old…Read More Kylie Jenner Says She Removed Her Lip Fillers: A Plastic Surgeon Explains How the Procedure Works
Last week Jada Pinkett Smith opened up about having vaginal rejuvenation, sparking conversation about the popular procedure. While discussing the topic with her mom, Adrienne Banfield-Jones, on…Read More What to Know About the Vaginal Rejuvenation Procedure Loved by Jada Pinkett Smith
Buddy Valastro recently revealed on Instagram that he has slimmed down using a diet program called Optavia. “I’m not being paid to say this and…Read More Buddy Valastro Used Optavia Diet to Slim Down: How Effective Is the Weight-Loss Program?
One month after welcoming her second child, Chrissy Teigen tried out vaginal steaming and shared the process on her Instagram account. Although the model and…Read More Chrissy Teigen Tried Vaginal Steaming — Why Doctors Advise Against It
Char Adams is a Human Interest writer and reporter at PEOPLE. She also writes about her experiences on her blog and vlog, The Stuttering Journalist…Read More 5 Common Myths About Stuttering Debunked (It's Not Psychological!)