Health News

How bad is it to crack your own back?

It might make people who live with you cringe, but let’s admit it: Sometimes nothing is quite as satisfying as good back crack. Especially if you spent all day hunched over a laptop or slept in an uncomfortable position, stretching your back until you hear an audible popping noise somehow just set things right and […]

Kids Health

Celeb Moms Who Ate Their Own Placentas

Celebrity moms are all over this placenta-eating trend! Proponents of the trend believe that consuming this nutrient-rich organ helps prevent postpartum depression, boosts energy levels and increases breast-milk production. Click through the gallery to see how stars such as Kourtney Kardashian and January Jones ate their placentas. In order to view the gallery, please allow […]

Health News

How to make your own hand sanitizer at home

When it comes to protecting yourself from the novel coronavirus, you already know what to do: Stay home and keep your hands clean by washing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds—and keep your hands away from your face. But what happens when you have to leave the house to go grocery shopping […]

Health Problems

Who you see matters: Stroke patients benefit more from observing their own hand movements during therapy

Japanese scientists at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) have found that for stroke patients, observing their own hand movements in a video-assisted therapy—as opposed to someone else’s hand—could enhance brain activity and speed up rehabilitation. Their findings were first made available online in May and published in the July 7, 2019 issue of […]

Health News

Serena Williams Is Getting Her Own Wheaties Box

Serena Williams slays on the tennis court — and in real life. The all-star athlete is a UNICEF ambassador, a Purple Purse ambassador, a women’s health and equality advocate, a wife and mom. But Williams can add a new accolade to her resume because finally, Serena Williams is going to appear on a Wheaties box. […]