Kids Health

Honest Motherhood Now Has Its Own (Anti) Social Media App

Admit it. You’re sick to death of the seemingly flawless #MomLife photos on social media, the ones with mothers and kids fully decked out in fab outfits in gorgeous, sunlit rooms straight out of Pottery Barn. It’s OK… we’re over it too. And that’s why we’re intrigued by the “anti-social media” app, Minutiae, which forces […]

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America Ferrera on How Her Relationship With Her Body Has Changed Since Giving Birth: "There are Parts I Love and Also Parts That Are Super Challenging"

Over the past few years, America Ferrera has accomplished a tremendous amount. She teamed up with her husband, actor and writer-director Ryan Piers Williams, and actor Wilmer Valderrama to cofound Harness, an organization that aims to support vulnerable communities through conversations meant to inspire action. She spoke in front of hundreds of thousands of people […]

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Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models

THURSDAY, Oct. 25, 2018 — The impact of alternative payment models (APMs) on physician practices has been described in a study published by the RAND Corp. and the American Medical Association. In a follow-up to a 2014 study that examined the effects of APMs on physician practices, Mark W. Friedberg, M.D., M.P.P., from the RAND […]

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White Ribbon has 'thoroughly lost purpose and credibility'

In a move that was nothing short of bizarre, White Ribbon last week decided to celebrate Queensland’s decriminalisation of abortion by withdrawing their position on reproductive rights and declaring themselves “agnostic” on safe, legal termination. Within a day of the immediate backlash (and who could have seen that coming?) White Ribbon’s new CEO issued the […]

Kids Health

Kylie Jenner Already Has Name Ideas for Stormi's Baby Sister

Soon-to-be-billionaire, Kylie Cosmetics mogul and Keeping Up With the Kardashians star Kylie Jenner has been a mom for all of a hot minute. But she’s already thinking about baby names for her next little girl — a baby sis for daughter Stormi, now 8 months old. The baby talk happened during a late-night Snapchat Q&A session with […]

Health Problems

Apple’s smartwatch has a heart monitor now

There will soon be another way to monitor your heart—from your wrist. The Apple Watch 4 that was unveiled Wednesday will include electrocardiogram testing. Often referred to as an EKG or ECG, this is how health care providers check the electrical signals in a patient’s heart. To a layman, these are the squiggly lines across […]

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1 in 4 in U.S. has a disability, CDC reports

(HealthDay)—One in four American adults (61 million people) has a significant physical or mental disability, the federal government reported Thursday. And these disabilities are more prevalent among women, people in the South, and those living in poverty. Researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed 2016 data on six types of disability: […]