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Health Problems

Lifestyle trumps geography in determining makeup of gut microbiome

Apes in U.S. zoos host bacterial communities in their intestinal tracts that are more similar to those of people who eat a non-Western diet than to the gut makeup of their wild ape cousins, according to a new s...

Hypnobirthing: scant evidence self-hypnosis reduces pain during childbirth

The latest celebrity-endorsed health trend is the bizarre-sounding practice of “hypnobirthing”. Backed by the likes of Gisele Bundchen, Jessica Alba and, reportedly, Kate Middleton, women are using ...

Unboxing videos fueling kids’ tantrums, breeding consumerism

“Tis the season for tantrums in the toy aisles and impossibly long Santa lists. But for parents wishing to shield their children from the clutches of consumerism, shutting off the TV commercials and avoid...

Researchers unravel how the brain remembers

FIU doctoral student Maanasa Jayachandran is working to unravel the mystery of how the brain recalls memories in the correct order. If she’s successful, it might lead to a better understanding of how dise...
Personal Health

Gutmann receives Neuro-oncology Scientific Award

David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, the Donald O. Schnuck Family Professor and vice chair for research affairs in the Department of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is a recipient of t...

Paris Hilton Won’t Give Up the Fight to Shut Down...

To be a celebrity is essentially to be a brand, whether or not you actually have one — and Paris Hilton oversees an entire empire. But the new documentary This Is Paris suggests that the public persona she&#x...

Rheumatism: cortisone can often settle

Many rheumatic patients take permanently small amounts of cortisone to keep the disease in check. Cortisone products have side effects. Therefore, it was investigated in a study whether a Discontinuation of the...

Corona-regulations in Norway: the Spaniards out, Tom Cruise pure

In the face of rising Corona-infection numbers in Spain, Norway, has adopted re-entry restrictions for the country – but at the same time for the filming of “Mission Impossible 7” applicable r...
Kids Health

What a Free Thanksgiving Dinner Really Meant to My Family...

It was exactly one week before Thanksgiving when the call came in. While others were finalizing their grocery lists for the big Thanksgiving-meal haul, we were making final arrangements. As others were laying o...

Brie & Nikki Bella Are Planning a WWE Comeback for...

Parenthood is filled with proud moments, big and small — but it’s nice when that pride goes both ways and your kids can be proud of you. It’s also nice, when you’re a parent who works ou...

Rainbow Baby! Jinger Duggar Gives Birth to 2nd Child With...

Felicity is a big sister! Counting On‘s Jinger Duggar and Jeremy Vuolo welcomed their second daughter, Evangeline Jo, on Sunday, November 22. Duggar Family: Meet the Next Generation “Evangeline means good...

Chrissy Teigen Hugs Mom and Luna After ‘Hardest 4 Days...

A shoulder to lean on. Chrissy Teigen recovered from a tough week with the help of her mom, Vilailuck Teigen, and daughter, Luna. See Chrissy Teigen, John Legend’s Pics With Luna and Miles The Cravings author...
Family Health

John Legend Says He's 'So, So Grateful' for Chrissy Teigen...

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are celebrating Thanksgiving with their nearest and dearest. To celebrate the holiday, Legend shared a photo of Teigen alongside their two children — son Miles Theodore, 2&...

The Cutest Matching Family Pajamas for Your 2020 Holidays

'Tis the season to start thinking about all the holiday photo opps you've got planned – and since many of the traditional Instagram-worthy locations aren't available this year due to the pa...

Kate Hudson Says She Is a 'Strict Mother' — and...

Kate Hudson is keeping it real when it comes to her style of parenting. While speaking to PEOPLE as she promotes her partnership with myWW+, the 41-year-old actress and mother of three details how she raises he...

Jessica Simpson Says Daughter, 20 Months, Is Obsessed with Shoes:...

Jessica Simpson's youngest has a fascination with footwear. On Tuesday, the "Irresistible" singer, 40, shared an adorable snapshot of her 20-month-old daughter Birdie Mae modeling a pair of comfy...