What If Physical Diseases Were Treated Like Mental Illnesses?
One in four of us will have a battle with mental illness at some point in our lives. In this past week alone, one in six adults have had a mental health problem. But despite its unbelievably widespread prevalence, mental illness is still surrounded by misconceptions and stigma. Today, it could be time to change […]
Me and my penis: 100 men reveal all
From the sex addict to the vicar, men open up about their manhood Every one of Laura Dodsworths penises is unique: introvert and extrovert, straight and bendy, wobblers and bobblers, growers and showers. There are contented penises that have led full lives, and disappointed penises that have let down their owners or been let down […]
One third of world now overweight, with US leading the way
(CNN)More than two billion adults and children globally are overweight or obese and suffer health problems because of their weight, a new study reports. The United States has the greatest percentage of obese children and young adultcs, at 13%, while Egypt led in terms of adult obesity, with almost 35%, among the 195 countries and […]
Texas inmates relocating from hot prison to temporary facilities
(CNN)After a years-long legal battle, about 1,000 inmates will literally catch a break from the infamous Texas heat. The prison transfers stem from a lawsuit filed in 2014 seeking cooler temperatures for inmates, citing a spate of deaths in previous years.
Canadian envoy arrives in Pyongyang, North Korean media says
(CNN)A Canadian government envoy, Daniel Jean, national security adviser to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and his party arrived in Pyongyang, the state-run Korean Central News Agency reported. It gave no further details about why the Canadian official was there. In letters to family, friends, and members of his church in Mississauga, Ontario, Lim has […]
HRT and vaginal moisturisers? Here’s what really helps menopausal women
Products claiming to fix the menopause are now a multibillion-dollar global industry. We asked the experts for their advice on what works and what doesnt Even though 80% of women going through the menopause will get symptoms, such as hot flushes and night sweats (and in 25% of cases they will be severe enough to […]
This Is What The Occasional Drunk Cigarette Is Actually Doing To Your Body
Admit it: You’ve probably found yourself at a party, about three Moscow mules deep, and suddenly having a cigarette (or two) seems like a great idea even if you aren’t normally a smoker. And for whatever reason, it feels unusually satisfying, and doesn’t make you cough the way you would if you took a sober […]
Black Women Are Suffering From Alzheimer’s Disease And Nobodys Talking About It
When I was in my late teens, I received a call from her in a state of panic. She was unsure where she was and knew nothing except that shed parked in a parking lot.We were somehow able to get her home, but my family and I began to watch her after that incident. My […]
7 Little Things You Do Every Day That Definitely Count As Exercise
Even if you’re usually diligent about squeezing a workout into your routine most days, life still has a way of just getting super, super busy on you every now and then. Whether you’re clocking in longer hours at the office, or you’re spending more time with family, sometimes you just can’t find a way to […]
Is ‘overfat’ the new obesity?
(CNN)If you are one of those people that stands on the scale every day or you obsessively plug your numbers into a BMI calculator, researchers want you to know you may be missing something. Chances are, even if you are not “fat,” by definition ofthese traditional measurements, you may still be “overfat.” And that’s going […]