European nations weigh impact of Brexit on drug supplies

FRANKFURT/DUBLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s drug safety regulator has concluded that Brexit will not put its patients at risk of losing access to essential drugs, while Ireland has drawn up a list of 24 medicines...

Walgreens and Microsoft partner to develop digital healthcare services

(Reuters) - Drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday they have entered a seven-year agreement to research and develop new methods of delivering healthcare services through digital devices. As a...

Here’s Why Sexually Transmitted Infection Rates Are So High, According to STI Experts

By Erika Samoff, Ph.D., M.P.H. and Victoria Mobley, M.D., M.P.H.-  Self We’re seeing more sexually transmitted infections (STIs) now than ever before. As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced in August, rates...

Symmetry and strength: how to get guns like Sam Stosur’s

By Sarah Berry-  Daily Life Nine out of 10 of us don’t do enough weight training, even though its bevvy of benefits include improved metabolism, bone density, reduced body fat, reduced blood pressure and reduced...

Second U.S. judge blocks Trump administration birth control rules

Nate Raymond (Reuters) - A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Monday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that they provide health insurance that covers...

Why So Many Women Travel to Denmark for Fertility Treatments

By Naina Bajekal/Copenhagen -  Time Holly Ryan knows the biological father of her children has two sisters, is a Coldplay fan, and doesn’t like eating chicken in pasta dishes. She knows his mother is a...

I Spent My Fertile Years Training to Be a Surgeon. Now, It Might Be...

By Arghavan Salles -  Time  “How do you envision your family looking?” My face crumpled and tears fell from my eyes as soon as the young doctor asked me this question. I reflexively reached for a...

Public mistrust after Congo election raises Ebola epidemic anxiety

By Kate, and, Health LONDON,  (Reuters) - Global health teams battling the world’s second largest Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of Congo fear an election dispute may deepen public mistrust and allow the epidemic to...

PSA: Healthy Eating Should Include Mental and Social Health, Too

By Jessica Jones, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.E.- Self A funny thing happens when you’re a dietitian. People get nervous about food when you’re around. When I say people, I’m not talking about my clients in one-on-one counseling...

Kind of Gross, but Did You Know There Are Actually 2 Types of Earwax?

By Korin Miller- Self Earwax is one of those things that you probably think about for around 0.2 seconds every other month, if that. But we’re here to increase that frequency because we need to...

Why haven’t you started meditating, already? Why hasn’t everyone?

By Farhad Manjoo I've been a technology journalist for nearly 20 years and a tech devotee even longer. Over that time, I've been obsessed with how the digital experience scrambles how we make sense of...

Nail Color and Texture: What Nails Say About Your Health

Medicinenet.com Nails Can Reveal Your Health "By a man's fingernails...a man's calling is plainly revealed." So says Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in a Study in Scarlet, speaking as the famous detective Sherlock Holmes. Besides occupation, the...

7 ‘Weird’ Vagina Things That Are Actually Completely Normal

By Zahra Barnes- Self If you’re insecure about anything having to do with your vagina, chances are you don’t feel like you can work through those feelings with many people in your life. Although some...

This Is What Straining to Poop Actually Does to Your Butt

By Zahra Barnes-  Self Straining to poop is an essential part of the human experience. Everybody poops—no matter your location, socioeconomic status, or delicate sensibilities. And unfortunately, even the simplest things are harder than they...

11 Small but Important Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health

By Casey Gueren -  Self Look around (like, literally look around or scan your timeline or Twitter feed). You may have noticed that we're making huge strides in destigmatizing mental illness, and that's fantastic. The...

3 Things You Can Do Every Day To Help Acne-Prone Skin

By Alexandra Engler -  Self Keeping your skin blemish-free is about more than stocking up on a spot treatment. If you have acne-prone skin, a clear complexion is something you have to work towards on...

Fund battling AIDS, TB and malaria seeks $14 billion to invigorate fight

Kate Kelland LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - At least $14 billion is needed to accelerate the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria and quell stubborn epidemics that still kill millions, the head of a global...

China could lift life expectancy by nearly three years if it meets WHO smog...

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China could raise average life expectancy by 2.9 years if it improves air quality to levels recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO), according a new study from a U.S. research...

Want to Prevent the Deadliest Diseases? Eat More Fiber

By Alice Park  - Time If you want to eat something for better health, make it fiber. That’s the advice from nutrition experts and the latest national dietary guidelines. Now, a large new review of studies...

The 10 Best Prenatal Vitamins For Soon-To-Be Moms

For when you just can't with salmon and kale. By Charlotte Hilton Andersen If you're pregnant (or #TTC), you're obviously eating all the kale, salmon, and whole grains you can...right? LOL, right. Many moms-to-be eat whatever they can for the first few months (what...