Man’s excessive sweating linked to undetected seizures

The curious case of a man’s excessive sweating problem was finally solved after three years when he suffered through an episode while talking to his doctor. The unidentified 60-year-old man, whose case was detailed in the medical journal Annals of Internal Medicine, had recorded minutes-long periods of heavy sweating each month and was diagnosed with […]

Junk food ads overwhelmingly target black, Hispanic kids

Junk food companies spent billions of advertising dollars in 2017 targeting black and Hispanic kids, a new study has revealed. Television ads for fast food, sugary drinks and fatty or salty snacks are almost exclusively targeted to minority youth, the report, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, found. In fact, junk food made up a […]

Selma Blair gives candid update on multiple sclerosis battle

Selma Blair is giving her followers a candid look at what her battle with multiple sclerosis is like. The 46-year-old actress shared a photo of herself looking exhausted as she cuddled with a teddy bear and explained that every day is a struggle. “There is a truth with neurodegenerative brain disease. It is uncomfortable. It […]

Bud Light enlarging nutrition labels on packaging

DETROIT — Beer drinkers can’t claim blissful ignorance for much longer. Starting next month, packages of Bud Light will have prominent labels showing the beer’s calories and ingredients as well as the amount of fat, carbohydrates and protein in a serving. Bud Light is likely the first of many to make the move. The labels […]

Sarah Hyland had suicidal thoughts during health battle

Sarah Hyland‘s health battle became so bleak that she thought about ending her life. Following a series of surgeries, the 28-year-old “Modern Family” star debated suicide because she didn’t know if she’d ever feel well. “At the time I was 26, but after 26, 27 years of just always being sick and being in chronic […]

De Blasio’s latest health-care scheme is another money sink

It was easy to predict how liberal New Yorkers would react to Mayor de Blasio’s announcement that the city would begin providing free health care to the Big Apple’s uninsured. The mayor’s supporters cheered this as a great leap forward for public health, and they had locked and loaded their ­responses to criticisms from those […]

Bethenny Frankel says her vision, memory changed by allergic reaction

Bethenny Frankel’s still isn’t 100 percent following her allergic reaction to fish in mid-December. The reality TV star and entrepreneur took to Twitter to voice some health concerns. “Well tweeps, you’re usually smarter than anyone & I keep researching & cannot find out,” she started her message on Wednesday. “Can anaphylactic shock affect memory or […]

Woman battling bowel diseases wears bikini on Instagram to inspire body confidence

After dealing with a string of debilitating bowel diseases for the past seven years, this 23-year-old teaching assistant is embracing her new body — and stoma bag — by uploading bikini photos on Instagram. At 18-months-old, Bethany Gallagher was diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, an autoimmune condition that attacked her tissues and joints, causing an […]

Britney Spears’ hiatus also delays her new album

Britney Spears’ recent announcement that she was undertaking an “indefinite work hiatus” following her father Jamie Spears’ recent life-threatening health crisis (he suffered a ruptured colon late last year and spent much of December hospitalized) has resulted in the postponement of her Las Vegas residency, “Britney: Domination.” Slated to run for 32 performances at the […]

Your brain may be shrinking if you have a beer belly or muffin top

Men with beer bellies and women with “muffin tops” have smaller brains, suggests a new study. Researchers found that carrying extra body fat, especially around the waist, may be linked to brain shrinkage. They calculated obesity by measuring body mass index (BMI) and waist-to-hip ratio in study participants. The findings, published online by the journal […]

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