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Health 2020-09-21T20:21:00Z
Tourette syndrome TikTok dad

A dad with Tourette syndrome is using TikTok to show how he parents with the condition

Glen Cooney, a 40-year-old dad from Guernsey, UK, is sharing his experience parenting with Tourette syndrome on TikTok.
Health 2020-09-21T19:53:00Z
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Louisville, Kentucky, has finally banned conversion therapy, but the practice is still legal in over half the US

Despite this, only 20 out of 50 US states — including Kentucky — currently outlaw conversion therapy.
Health 2020-09-21T18:26:03Z

How to inject insulin properly

To inject insulin safely and effectively, it's important to follow your doctor's advice and remember a few key steps.
Culture 2020-09-21T18:11:27Z

Ex-Alpha XR star Kelsey Darragh shared her mental health journey online. Now, she wants to be a resource.

Kelsey Darragh, former Alpha XR video star, spoke with Insider about mental health and her upcoming book, "Don't F*cking Panic."
News 2020-09-21T17:45:54Z

A healthcare company in South Dakota that urges people to avoid social gatherings is hosting an indoor country concert

The event is being held two months after health officials said the state's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally led to 100 COVID-19 cases in eight states.
Health 2020-09-21T17:11:17Z

The Stryde Bike is a budget-friendly alternative to Peloton that's perfect for small apartments, streams Netflix, and offers a variety of app-based workouts

The Stryde is a well-designed exercise bike that's budget-friendly, has a 22-inch touchscreen tablet, and a variety of workouts. Here's our review.
Health 2020-09-21T16:20:00Z

I went to an indoor Barry's Bootcamp workout for the first time since lockdown, and I wish fitness classes could always be half full

With temperature checks upon arrival, face masks in the lobby, and no sharing of equipment, it felt very COVID-secure.
Health 2020-09-21T15:33:00Z

5 science-backed health benefits of vitamin C and how to add more to your diet

Vitamin C has many health benefits including helping with immune system functioning, iron absorption, and lowering your risk of stroke.
Health 2020-09-21T13:56:00Z

The differences between borderline personality disorder and bipolar, and how to recognize the symptoms of each

While borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder share common symptoms like reckless behavior, there are a few key differences.
Health 2020-09-21T13:09:00Z

Japan is training men to be 'childcare hunks' to make them better husbands and curb the country's soaring divorce rate

1 in 3 marriages in Japan end in divorce. So the government started "ikumen" (childcare hunk) classes to make men more eligible and better partners.
News 2020-09-20T15:39:30Z

Tens of thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts traveled to the Lake of the Ozarks for a bike rally weeks after a similar event in Sturgis was linked to COVID-19 cases in 8 states

Lake Ozark Mayor Gerry Murawski said last week that he didn't expect motorcyclists to wear masks to Bikefest because "that's just the way they are."
News 2020-09-20T02:32:10Z

An elementary school teacher asked parents to wear clothes and avoid appearing with 'big joints' in the background of Zoom classes

"This is not a party. This is a school," Edith Pride, an elementary school teacher in Boca Raton, Florida, reminded parents.
Health 2020-09-19T15:33:00Z

Lithium is a medication used for the treatment of bipolar disorder and severe depression

Lithium is a mood stabilizer commonly used to treat manic and depressive symptoms in people with bipolar disorder. It also reduces suicidal thoughts.
Health 2020-09-19T15:32:00Z

How to recognize the symptoms of lithium toxicity and when to seek treatment

Lithium toxicity can cause symptoms like nausea, impaired balance or coordination, brain injury, and kidney failure.
Health 2020-09-18T23:15:00Z

What is carb cycling and why some athletes use it

Carb cycling is when people switch between high and low carb days, syncing carbohydrate intake with physical activity for better results.
Health 2020-09-18T22:39:00Z

What is the difference between the keto diet and the Atkins diet? A comparison guide

Though the keto diet and the Atkins diet are both low-carb diets, there are fundamental differences between the two.
Health 2020-09-18T22:18:00Z

Why the Mediterranean diet is touted as one of the best by dietitians

The Mediterranean diet is an eating plan inspired by Greece and Italy, where the lifestyle has shown to reduce the risk of chronic disease.
Health 2020-09-18T21:19:00Z

5 Science-proven benefits of vitamin A and how much you need each day

The benefits of vitamin A are extensive and include preventing vision loss, helping the immune system function, and ensuring healthy organs.
News 2020-09-18T20:57:34Z

A Massachusetts high school student went to the first day of classes even though he had tested positive for COVID-19 a day earlier. Now 30 people who came into contact with him are quarantined.

The mayor of Attleboro called the student's parents "reckless" for allowing him to go to school after he was notified about his positive test.
Health 2020-09-18T20:44:14Z

4 ways to stop vomiting depending on what's causing it

Vomiting may be a result of pregnancy, food poisoning, or a host of other stomach-churning reasons. Here's how to stop it.
Health 2020-09-18T20:38:54Z

3 easy tips to reduce your sodium intake — and how much you should consume per day

Too much sodium can cause a host of adverse health effects, including high blood pressure and stroke. Here's how to stop eating so much salt.
Health 2020-09-18T20:24:00Z

7 science-backed benefits of vitamin B6 and how much you need each day

Vitamin B6 helps your body convert food into energy, keeps your immune system strong, and may improve heart health.
Health 2020-09-18T20:22:00Z

I don't find men or women attractive, and have never enjoyed sex. Am I asexual?

Anyone can experience low sex drive regardless of their sexuality. It could also be tied to trauma, or the way you were taught about sex.
Health 2020-09-18T20:18:00Z

Yes, it's safe to go to the dentist

There's no evidence of coronavirus transmission in dental offices to date, and dentists are taking extra precautions during the pandemic.
Health 2020-09-18T20:06:01Z

The regular flu shot is not as effective for people over 65 — here are the options for senior-specific flu shots

Because seniors have a weaker immune system, their bodies may not produce enough antibodies from the normal flu shot to properly fight off infection.
Health 2020-09-18T19:00:00Z

How to recognize the symptoms of orthorexia and get the help you need

Orthorexia is a type of eating disorder that causes someone to have an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating.
Health 2020-09-18T18:22:13Z

Mirror turns your living room into a boutique fitness studio but its $1,500 price tag isn't a practical investment for most people

Mirror is an at-home workout machine that streams live and on-demand fitness classes directly on its reflective surface. Here's our review.
Health 2020-09-18T17:56:00Z

Meditation, music, and the Mediterranean diet: How Rita Wilson stays healthy after being hospitalized with the coronavirus

Rita Wilson eats a healthy diet and stays active, but quarantine has interrupted her routine and led to weight gain. "Give yourself a break."
Health 2020-09-18T17:50:00Z

The best vitamins to help your hair's growth, thickness, and overall health

The best vitamins for hair growth and thickness include B vitamins like biotin and vitamins A, E, and D.
Health 2020-09-18T17:40:00Z

Yes, OCD is genetic but having a parent or sibling with OCD doesn't guarantee you'll have it

Though researchers have not been able to locate a specific gene associated with OCD, there is evidence that OCD may run in families.
Health 2020-09-18T16:34:00Z

The science-backed psychology techniques NXIVM used to 'fetishize vulnerability' and manipulate members into sex

According to therapist Kelly Scott, NXIVM leader Keith Raniere employed science-backed theory to make his manipulation seem reasonable to followers.
Health 2020-09-18T16:33:27Z

You can still get a flu shot with a mild cold, but having a fever could make the vaccine less effective

Getting a flu shot with a cold won't affect the vaccine, but you should hold off if you have a fever. Here's why.
Health 2020-09-18T14:54:00Z

Inside the murky world of Big Pharma's celebrity partnerships, where stars like Serena Williams and Khloe Kardashian get paid to promote prescription drugs

Stars are signing deals with pharma companies to promote prescription drugs. The partnerships can be lucrative, but experts worry about the ethics.
Entertainment 2020-09-18T13:38:00Z

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt officially broke up over 15 years ago — here's a timeline of their relationship

From when they began dating to when they got divorced and everything after, here's a timeline of Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt's relationship.
Sports 2020-09-18T12:15:59Z

A German soccer team lost 37-0 after only fielding 7 players and refusing to go near the opposition to avoid catching coronavirus

SG Ripdorf/Molzen II was playing rivals SV Holdenstedt II in the 11th tier of German soccer when it fielded four less players than usual.
Health 2020-09-17T22:12:35Z

The 5 best home remedies for a sinus infection

Home remedies for a sinus infection include warm compresses, humidifiers, steam treatments, neti pots, or sinus rinses.
Health 2020-09-17T21:31:37Z

The best anti-aging ingredients for skincare, according to dermatologists

The best skincare products for anti-aging include ceramides and green tea, which help maintain collagen and fight the damage done by free radicals.
Health 2020-09-17T21:24:49Z

Do I have PTSD? Take our self assessment quiz and learn about the symptoms and diagnosis of this debilitating condition

If you have experienced a traumatic event and continue to have distressing flashbacks of the event, you may have PTSD.
Health 2020-09-17T21:18:45Z

How to determine if you have OCD: symptoms, risk factors, and a quiz

OCD is a mental health disorder that leads people to act irrationally based on obsessive thoughts and compulsions. Here's how to tell if you have it.
Health 2020-09-17T21:02:30Z

Yes, stress can cause a fever — here's how to tell if you have a psychogenic fever

Both acute and chronic stress can cause fever-like symptoms. Here's what you need to know about psychogenic fevers.
Health 2020-09-17T19:54:46Z

The best energy shots, according to a registered dietitian

Energy shots are a quick way to get your fix of caffeine if you're on-the-go or just don't want a cup of coffee. Here are our favorites.
Health 2020-09-17T19:30:00Z

3 things that will make it easier for you to discuss taboo topics in your relationships, from sex to death to money

According to world renowned therapist Esther Perel, learning to be uncomfortable is the key to talking about and breaking relationship taboos.
News 2020-09-17T18:34:22Z

Sperm donors are almost always white, and it's pushing Black parents using IVF to start families that don't look like them

The problem comes from both supply and demand: Black women are less likely to seek advice about fertility, and cryobanks struggle to reach donors.
Health 2020-09-17T16:52:00Z

The best pulse oximeters

Pulse oximeters are easy-to-use medical devices that measure blood oxygen levels, heart rate, and blood pressure. Here are the best available.
Health 2020-09-17T16:44:00Z

Save at least 20% on all TheraBand resistance band and recovery products on Amazon

TheraBands popular resistance bands, as well as a variety of its relief tape, are all discounted at least 20% off through Amazon.
Health 2020-09-17T15:05:00Z

2 lawsuits allege doctors used their own sperm in fertility treatments without patients' consent. The families involved say their memories 'are forever tainted.'

Doctors used their own sperm in fertility treatments against patients' will, two lawsuits allege. The families found out from DNA-testing kits.
News 2020-09-17T14:31:37Z

Indonesia is punishing people who don't wear masks by forcing them to dig graves for COVID-19 victims

Three middle-aged men and five minors have been ordered to dig graves because they were seen not wearing face masks in an Indonesian village.
Health 2020-09-17T13:29:00Z

Singles are dating more and ghosting less than they were before the pandemic, according to Hinge data

According to data from Hinge, 27% of singles on the dating app have decreased their ghosting behaviors during this prolonged period of isolation.
Health 2020-09-17T12:00:00Z

Rita Wilson says she mistook her coronavirus symptoms for jet lag before she was hospitalized

Wilson and her husband Tom Hanks were hospitalized with COVID-19 after she performed at the Sydney Opera House in March 2020.
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