Kidney cancer, also referred to as renal cancer, manifests itself through the uncontrollable growth of a tumor on a kidney after the affected cells become malignant. Kidney cancer is normally detected earlier than other forms of cancer before it spreads to neighboring organs. The ability to detect this condition in its early stages makes it easier to treat.
A miscarriage is a spontaneous loss of pregnancy that occurs before the 20th week. Miscarriages can be difficult physically, but they can also be very emotionally draining as well. No matter the circumstances, miscarrying can be a devastating experience for both you and your partner. You might feel angry, guilty, or even depressed after the loss of your pregnancy. It is important to let yourself go through the grieving process naturally, as this is a perfectly normal reaction.
We all know how important it is to ensure that the final draft of your resume is perfect. This is an area that can’t afford to be overlooked by anyone. Believe it or not, it is not uncommon to find several mistakes while proofreading your resume the first time.
As an entrepreneur, it can be difficult to compete with big businesses. You don’t have the same resources or budget at your disposal, therefore, marketing can be hard. However, email marketing can drastically level the playing field. Email marketing is more than just sending random emails, it’s a powerful tool for small businesses and entrepreneurs.
Every year, thousands of people spend hours at airports and flying. Each individual is likely to be carrying all kinds of shocking maladies with them. This alone is enough to make any regular flyer cringe. However, there is some good news; all flyers can avoid getting sick by following these simple healthy travel guidelines.
Whether you’re celebrating graduation with a new set of wheels or your old car just isn’t big enough for your growing family’s newest little passenger, here are five useful tips for picking out the perfect new car.
Mutual fund companies are required to disclose how they vote on key shareholder issues such as climate change, gun control and CEO pay, but most investors do not know where to find the information or how to analyze it. A top SEC official is in favor of prominently displaying a fund’s proxy voting record as part of the mutual fund sales process, before an investor makes a decision to buy. The SEC is weighing a broad rethink of mutual fund disclosures for the retail investor.
You probably don’t know how much your retirement paycheck will be. New technology is working to change that
If you’re like most individuals, you have no idea how much income you will really have in retirement. While you’ve probably heard of the retirement withdrawal strategies like the 4% rule, it’s hard to know where to start. New technology platforms are working to help you understand where you should withdraw your money from and when.
The number of funds and companies that are addressing climate change and other social issues has grown in recent years. As those investments have developed, so have ratings that can track how well those ETFs, mutual funds and companies are performing against their stated goals. These measurements can let you begin to evaluate how well your portfolio really is addressing environmental and social issues.
If you want to know how well your funds are performing when it comes to environmental, social and governance issues, there is a measurement for that. Morningstar has a sustainability rating that tracks how well both traditional and environmentally focused funds address these areas. There have been record fund flows into ESG funds in the three years since the measurement was launched.
At times, employers inadvertently send workers an erroneous Form W-2, which makes filing your taxes even more of a hassle. Potential flubs include the wrong Social Security number, incorrect dependent care expenses and the wrong tax treatment on workplace life insurance. Filed with the wrong data? Depending on the magnitude of the error, you may have to file an amended return.
Let’s talk about sex, specifically how long it lasts. Sometimes it’s way too short, and you’re thinking, Did he seriously just finish? In 30 seconds? Other times it’s way too long, and you feel like your vagina might break at any moment. And then there are those sessions that hit the sweet spot. Not too short, not too long, but just right.
It doesn’t get any better than heading outside and going for a killer run under the sun….Well, there’s actually one thing that can make that run better: knowing exactly how many calories you burned while doing it. Tracking calories definitely isn’t for everyone, and that’s perfectly fine. But some of us only feel seriously accomplished knowing that number.
On March 21, 2018, Modern Family star Sarah Hyland gave voice to one frustration of women everywhere. How the heck do you get your doctor to take you seriously?
There are countless weight-loss plans to choose from, but the simple truth is this: What works for one person just may not click for another. Some people need a plan with lots of choices and variety, or one that allows them to cook. Others prefer an ultra-streamlined approach, in which all of the food is provided and options are minimized.
No doubt you’ve heard it before, or some version of it: “Turn that frown upside down!” “Smile, you’ll feel better!” “Stop focusing on how stressed you are and think about how #blessed you are.” These little positive-thinking prods might be enough to make you want to punch a wall—look, no one wants to be told to smile, ever—but you might consider repeating the general message to yourself. Positivity has benefits that extend far beyond any Instagram meme. And even if you were born the polar opposite of Pollyanna (your outlook may in fact be influenced by your genes), you can make positivity work for you.
My partner is dealing with some health issues, and I wish he were more proactive about getting the right care. How can I nudge him without becoming a nag?
Unsaturated fats can lower cholesterol levels, reduce the risk of heart disease, and help control blood sugar levels. These fats are liquid at room temperature and should be your cooking go-tos.
Last year around this time, I made it my New Year’s resolution to take one extra flight of stairs every day at the office. I arrive every morning smugly congratulating myself for being a superior human being for not taking the escalator. Oh and I also happen to live in a third-floor walk-up apartment. Nothing could have prepared me more for headlines this morning that how well you do on a new stair test could determine your risk of dying.
Have you ever looked at a puppy and said, “You’re so cute, I just want to eat you” (you know, in your best high-pitched dog mom voice)? Or felt the need to pinch a baby’s cheeks because they’re just so freaking precious? Yep, us too, and there’s actually a name for this intense response to adorableness. It’s called cute aggression.
There are those moments when sunlight pierces the clouds as if in a painting, your partner unexpectedly cleans the whole house on a whim, or your computer miraculously unfreezes after what you feared was a disastrous death spiral—and a warm feeling of gratitude pours over you. If you didn’t have next-door neighbors, you’d toss open the shutters and start singing like Maria on an Austrian hilltop.
Most people think that if you overate and over-drank on New Year’s Eve, you did the night right. And to some extent, that’s fair. NYE is all about celebrating, and you’re entitled to enjoy yourself. But what kind of damage are you doing when you order that late-night takeout or polish off your fifth flute of champagne?
Thanksgiving is a tricky time to be a vegan. It’s easy to avoid the big roasted bird, sure, but side dishes can be problematic; even veggie options are often made with dairy or eggs. Plus, you risk someone at the table hitting you up with annoying questions about veganism or getting miffed when you turn down the sausage stuffing they painstakingly prepared.
This piece is adapted from the new book The Feminine Revolution: 21 Ways to Ignite the Power of Your Femininity for a Brighter Life and a Better World ($17, amazon.com).
Q: I feel like I have to pee all the time. How often is actually normal?
When an airplane from Dubai landed in New York yesterday morning with reports of passengers coughing and vomiting, health officials jumped into action—detaining the plane and screening all 549 passengers and crew members for illness before allowing them to disembark. Although initial reports indicated that 100 or more people had concerning symptoms, it was later announced that only 11 people were sick enough to be hospitalized, and that influenza appeared to be the cause.
If all the “perfect” full-body selfies that end up in your social feed tend to make you feel bad about your own shape, then this eye-opening news is for you.
When it comes to reaching a healthy weight, most of us think it can’t be done without dieting. But Australian influencer Cass Hines believes that the answer lies not in depriving yourself of any food but changing how much you eat and how often.
One teenager in Houston, Texas, said a weightlifting session gone wrong led to his hospitalization. Last Thursday, 17-year-old Jared Shamburger talked to ABC affiliate KTRK about how he felt “super duper sore” after a 90-minute strength-training workout at the gym.
Parasites in general are a disturbing thought, but for some reason tapeworms are especially freaky—hence the Internet firestorm over NHL prospect Carson Meyer. For months, the 21-year-old was losing weight and feeling exhausted. Doctors couldn’t figure out what was wrong with him, after 10 blood tests, including for mono.
Age, weight, clothing size…it’s all just a number. Fitness influencer Victoria Winterford proved as much in her latest transformation post, which revealed that she gained weight but didn’t change her size. Both images show her in a black bikini, but there’s a difference of 22 pounds (or 10 kilograms). The one constant? Her size 8 frame.
When Britney Spears asks, “You guys want to see my new workout?” the answer is an obvious, “Yes, please.” In preparation for her Piece of Me tour, kicking off in mid-July, Spears is mixing up her workout regimen.
The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, 100 Most Healing Foods, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at Amazon.
When it comes to running, or any fitness feat for that matter, it’s not just about how well your body performs; it’s also about your mental strength. And that is exactly what Olympic bronze medalist and long-distance runner Deena Kastor, 45, talks about in her new memoir, Let Your Mind Run ($27; amazon.com), on bookshelves today.
Over the past year, accusations against men like film producer Harvey Weinstein and the horrifying behavior of former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar have had an eye-opening effect on how we perceive sexual assault and harassment. Inspiring things started to happen, too—like the explosion of the #metoo movement. Hearing women share their stories solidified how important it is to speak up.
The early stages of a relationship are usually pretty blissful. You’re getting to know each other, finding out your likes and dislikes, and even falling starry-eyed in love. But while you’re in this dreamy phase, it pays to inquire about some potentially uncomfortable topics, relationship experts say.
Physicist, professor, and author Stephen Hawking died Wednesday at age 76, some five decades after being diagnosed at age 21 with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.
Daphne Oz is making a “fresh start” with her body three months after giving birth to daughter Domenica Celine.
There have been 18 school shootings this year so far (and it’s only February!). Here’s how to talk about these tragic events with your child, according to a child therapist.
Your child comes home from school and tells you that school is “soo hard.” How does a parent adequately respond after gritting of teeth and reluctantly passing up the golden opportunity to share that is he or she would just pay attention a little better or put in more effort it might change? Below is a detailed review of reasons why you need to understand why your child hates school:
Admitting to your family that you’re struggling with an eating disorder is difficult, but opening up to your closest loved ones can make the recovery process much easier. If you’re unsure of how you should start this conversation with your relatives, use these suggestions to navigate through any potential difficulties.
The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the throat. It makes hormones out of iodine and knows how much to release because of the pituitary gland. Once released, the hormones are then sent throughout the body to control your metabolism.
The recent increase in bed bug invasions has caused quite a stir.
Retirement shouldn’t be something that you leave until the last minute – it should be something that you start strategically planning as early as possible. Of course, that’s not always a priority for some. People begin preparing for retirement at all stages of life, and one of the most common questions asked is “How much money will I need for retirement?” If this sounds like you, here’s everything you need to know:
An escrow company is designed to prevent fraud when buying or selling a house, but how do you pick a company? You need to receive emails and documents required for closing in a timely fashion and be able to communicate with the sellers. A bad escrow company can push back your closing for weeks. Here’s how you can pick a great company and avoid issues down the road.
ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is categorized by difficulty focusing and overly active behavior that affects schoolwork, relationships, and well-being. While ADHD is commonly diagnosed in childhood, it can continue into adulthood. At either age, ADHD can have a negative impact on sleep. Read on to learn more about the relationship between ADHD and sleep and how these negative effects can be mitigated.
With our fast paced development in electronics, the majority of people make use of online banking. It’s the fastest and easiest and one can have access to your bank everywhere, like on your smartphones, tablets, notebooks and computers. Due to the easy access we need to protect ourselves from unauthorized persons, like scammers and identity theft.
One key factor that you should always put into consideration whenever you are making investment strategies is how the strategies are going to affect your taxes. There are still lots of factors that are involved and need to be kept in mind, and in all this, your least expectations is to make investments that will demand of you to pay huge amounts of taxes that will weigh down heavily the general value of the investments you make.
Setting up a small business or startup is a lucrative thought, but not an easy process. While the great American Dream talks about becoming successful regardless of your social standing and background, it doesn’t explain how to find the money to go about doing so! The availability of micro-loans and small business loans has diminished if there is no form of collateral. In these situations, learning how to get a small business grant can be the lifeline an entrepreneur needs. Understanding how to get a small business grant is not a hard process. It requires an understanding of the programs that exist in each state to fund a growing project or business.
Money can always be a very complicated subject more so within the context of serious relationships. While it is not exactly a pillow talk, it’s a very important topic for you to tackle in case you want to create a stronger foundation for your future together.