Ever since Selma Blair went public with her multiple sclerosis diagnosis in 2018, she’s shown amazing strength and positivity every time she addresses her illness. Yet she’s also honest about the challenges that come with the debilitating condition.
The latest viral video circulating the internet is a real heartstring tugger. In February, 6-month-old Opal Trimble came down with what her parents believed was just a cold. But after a few days, this baby girl from Oklahoma had stopped moving her arms and legs.
It’s no surprise that Google is everyone’s first stop when it comes to health. When an unusual symptom strikes or you have a burning health question, it’s just way easier to look it up online than swing by a doctor’s office or the local ER.
A Flesh-Eating Bacteria Nearly Took This Man’s Foot After He Visited Florida—See the Horrifying Photos
It sounds like a horror movie, but it’s real life: A second man has now contracted necrotizing fasciitis, the flesh-eating disease caused by a type of dangerous bacteria that destroys skin, muscle, and fat tissues.
You schedule plans with friends and important work meetings. But scheduling sex? It’s not as unromantic as you might think. In fact, putting a daily romp into your Google calendar could give your sex life the jolt it needs.
Ashley Graham never fails to win our hearts with her unapologetic social media presence. But her latest post doesn’t just make us love her, it also gives us a close-up look at her elaborate skincare routine. We’ll warn you: It’s not for the faint of heart.
Lilliana Schalck of Columbus, Ohio, was living a normal life when she passed away suddenly during a cheerleading competition in February. The 13-year-old had been healthy until just before she died, but an underlying—and common—strep infection caused her to develop sepsis, which ultimately took her life.
Maliyah and Kendra Herrin, from Salt Lake City, Utah, were born conjoined twins: connected at the torso and sharing a pelvis, liver, large intestine, one single kidney, and two legs. Thirteen years later, the sisters are thriving with two separate bodies, about to finish their junior year of high school. They recently starred in a biographical BBC Three documentary.
The latest in flesh-eating bacteria stories is a red flag for any fishermen (or women) out there. Mike Walton of Ozona, Florida was hospitalized after contracting a rare bacterial infection while on a fishing trip in the Gulf of Mexico when his fishing hook pricked his hand, according to ABC Action News.
Forget clean eating and slaving away at the gym: The latest liposuction procedure promises to give you flawless six-pack abs without hard work or willpower. Sound too good to be true? Yeah, it pretty much is.
Amy Schumer Confirms She’s Still ‘Pregnant and Puking,’ Then Slams Gender Inequality in Medical Research
Amy Schumer is inching closer to her due date, but even in her third trimester, her pregnancy isn’t getting any easier. On Tuesday, the mom-to-be opened up about her frustration with the lack of medical research on women’s health in a cheeky, Schumer-style Instagram post.
Amina Maizer celebrated her first birthday in February—a normal milestone for most babies.
Queen Bey’s iconic 2018 Coachella performance was unforgettable, and her recent documentary gives us an even more in-depth look into the work that went into it. The behind-the-scenes feature Homecoming, which was released on Netflix on April 17, sheds light on the drastic measures Beyoncé took to get her body ready for the concert. And some of her habits toed the line between healthy and extreme.
Viral ‘Shell-On’ Challenge Is Encouraging Kids to Eat Food With Packaging On—Here’s Why It’s So Dangerous
We’ve seen no shortage of dangerous internet “challenges” making the rounds over the past few years. From the “Tide Pod Challenge” (eating a Tide laundry detergent pod) to the “Hot Water Challenge” (pouring hot water on yourself or drinking it through a straw), there are plenty of online trends that have kids risking their lives for a few extra likes.
This 19-Year-Old Spends Three Hours a Day Pulling Out Her Hair—Here’s What You Need to Know About Trichotillomania
While many women spend hours trying to make their hair as thick and long as possible, Megan Prosser, a 19-year-old from Long Island, New York, does just the opposite.
Cara Delevingne is anything but shy when it comes to body positivity—but her latest body hair hack will make you laugh. On Thursday, the model and actress shared a shot of her armpits, showing off the wildly overgrown hair inside them.
Even in 2019, not everyone in the beauty industry embraces body positivity. Fashion forward fitness influencer Sweats and The City recently shared an infuriating encounter they had with a skincare line—but their response to it was perfection.
Singer Bebe Rexha took to Twitter last night to reveal that she has bipolar disorder. Rexha shared her diagnosis in a series of Tweets explaining her struggle with the mental illness and why it often made it hard for her to work.
If your mom always told you that cracking your joints was bad for you, turns out she had a point: In a horrifying incident, a 23-year-old suffered a stroke after cracking her neck.
Instagram influencer and mom of five Brenda Stearns is celebrating the beauty of her postpartum body—and inspiring others along the way. On Saturday, the blogger shared a dramatic before-and-after shot of her body, with the first photo showing her nine months into her pregnancy, and the second showing how she looks nine months after giving birth.
It’s been nearly two years since the Manchester Arena bombing took place in 2017, but Ariana Grande is still feeling the traumatic aftermath of the tragedy. On Thursday, the 25-year-old pop star shared a photo of a couple of brain scans: one comparing a normal brain to a brain experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and another that showed a few shots of her brain. “Hilarious and terrifying…not a joke,” she wrote next to the screenshot shared to her Instagram Story.
Gillette is the latest company to support the body positive movement, and they’re doing so in a big way. On April 3, the shaving brand shared a photo to their Twitter feed of model and blogger Anna O’Brien in a bikini. The tweet was captioned, “Go out there and slay the day,” and showed the model standing on the beach with a smile on her face.
Weddings are made up of breathtaking moments: the bride walks down the aisle, the newlyweds share a kiss, the cake is cut, and everyone hits the dance floor in celebration.
The male body holds many mysteries. Why are guys always scratching their balls? What exactly is a foreskin supposed to do? Why do flaccid penises look so ridiculous?
Considering that the vagina is designed to stretch so much that another human can pass through it, you’d think it could easily fit any size erect penis. At rest, the vaginal canal measures 3.7 inches long, on average. But when you’re sexually aroused, it elongates, lubricates, and expands—so even sex with an XL guy is slippery and comfy.
ASOS once again proved that they’re on the right side of the body positivity movement—and unsurprisingly, the internet is loving it.
One unfortunate man recently experienced every guy’s most harrowing nightmare: Thanks to a medical error, he had to have the head of his penis surgically removed.
Boyfriends and husbands of the world, here’s some good news for your sex life: A recent study found that oral sex is associated with a lower risk of recurrent miscarriage—specifically, oral sex performed by women on their male partners.
After 15 trips to the doctor for migraines, Beckie Hiley’s symptoms were still dismissed. The UK 19-year-old spent months dealing with crippling headaches that were completely hindering her from living a normal life—she couldn’t go to work or school, and she could barely keep food down. Despite her debilitating symptoms, doctors told her her pain was just a headache. It took an emergency trip to the hospital for her to finally get a diagnosis: brain cancer.
When you’re about to orgasm, what are you usually thinking about? Is it the mind-blowing, explosive sensation going on inside your body? Or is it some sort of internal dialogue about how you probably look like an idiot making that O-face?
It’s no black and blue (or white and gold) dress, but a recent viral post is making people seriously question their eyesight. Twitter account @unusualfacts6 posted a tweet on Sunday that claimed people can determine if they have astigmatism based on how they perceive light, demonstrated by two photos.
The birth control pill isn’t just one of the most effective types of contraception. These little pills offer a ton of other proven health payoffs, from reducing acne to easing cramps to regulating your period.
The Kardashian sisters are no stranger to controversy, especially when it comes to their social media accounts. Over the past few years, the sisters have promoted a handful of weight loss products, including shakes, teas, and supplements. But not everyone is on board with their personal business endeavors—and the family has received some heat as a result of these advertisements. In a recent New York Times interview, Khloe and Kim finally responded to criticism they’ve received about their controversial ads—and their responses might surprise you.
It’s hard to log on to Instagram these days without seeing at least one ridiculously over-edited celebrity photo. And with so many photo editing apps available, it only takes a few seconds to transform any image. And that’s exactly why it’s so refreshing when we see a celeb who is totally comfortable in their own skin.
Pet owners are at risk for countless animal-related diseases. But you probably wouldn’t guess that owning a fish could be detrimental to your health. However, a recent article published in BMJ Case Reports tells the story of a 73-year-old man who contracted a horrifying bacterial infection after cleaning his fish tank.
We all love our fur babies, but sadly, our pets can be the cause of some seriously scary illnesses. The most recent proof: A 14-year-old Midwestern boy developed suicidal and homicidal thoughts after being scratched by his cat, according to a recent case report published in the Journal of Central Nervous System Disease.
Photographer Pierre-Louis Ferrer’s latest collection of photos isn’t just a work of art—it’s an eye-opening look into the unseen damage that ultraviolet light from the sun can cause. The 33-year-old Paris-based photographer used an ultraviolet camera to capture a series of black and white photos he titled, “RAW.” In the series, Ferrer gives viewers a close-up look at the effects of sun damage on a group of individuals that “lies beneath the skin,” as he puts it, and is normally invisible.
Actress and comedian Amy Schumer revealed that her husband, chef Chris Fischer, is on the autism spectrum. Schumer opened up about Fischer’s condition during her Netflix special Amy Schumer: Growing, which premiered on Tuesday, Entertainment Tonight reports.
Chrissy Teigen, the social media queen of epic clapbacks, took to Instagram once again to shut down a troll with one of her trademark witty comments. This time, it was a total win for mamas with postpartum bodies.