The Flu Might Not Last As Long As You Think

You likely don't need anyone to tell you that having the flu is not fun (unless you're someone who gets their flu shot each year, in which case, good for you!). The fever, the muscle aches, the cough—they're all pretty miserable symptoms that can knock you out for days.  ...

Selena Gomez Is Embracing Her Natural Curls for Fall—and We Have Stylist Tips to Get Her Look

Selena Gomez may have gotten a lot quieter on social media lately, but a little digging on Instagram reveals that the 27-year-old “Back to You” singer is living her best life—and breathing new life into her hair. Over the weekend, the A-lister quietly debuted a curly lob that is sending us running to our...

Chronic Pain Made These Women Depressed and Suicidal—Until They Found This 12-Step Support Group

Until she was 25, Rachel* was completely healthy. She ran marathons and rode horses, and later she was active in her job as a microbiologist. Suddenly, she developed joint problems. She was first diagnosed with Lyme disease, then a genetic condition called Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, which makes her joints move beyond their normal range of...

What Parents Need to Know About the Brain-Eating Amoeba That Killed a Girl After Swimming in a River

A 10-year-old girl from Fort Worth, Texas died after contracting Naegleria fowleri amoeba, a single-celled organism also known as a "brain-eating" amoeba, while swimming, her family has confirmed. Lily Mae Avant "has gone to be with Jesus," her aunt, Loni Yadon, said in a statement shared on Facebook this morning. ...

What Are Hot Flashes—And Why Do They Happen During Menopause?

Hot flashes are practically synonymous with —but, despite most people being aware of their existence, many don't know what, exactly, hot flashes are. ...