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Pills for appendicitis? Surgery often not needed, study says

A new study says surgery isn’t always needed for appendicitis and that antibiotics instead can often do the trick. The results from Finland contradict decades of thinking about the best way to treat an inflamed appendix. The condition has long been thought to be a medical emergency because of the risk for a burst appendix, […]

Kids Health

Chrissy Teigen Says Having Kids Changed Her Sex Life

Chrissy Teigen is busy. When she’s not cooking up new ideas (literally) for her cookbooks, holding the Trump administration accountable at public rallies, hosting a hit reality TV series or making her millions of fans laugh on Twitter, you can find her parenting her two adorable children, Miles and Luna. Something you won’t hear about […]

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Kids’ Play Is Healthy, Pediatricians’ Group Says

TUESDAY, Aug. 21, 2018 — Play is a child’s most important work, preschool teachers like to say, and a new American Academy of Pediatrics report wholeheartedly agrees. Play is a crucial way for kids to develop social and mental skills, head off stress and build a healthy bond with parents, the child health experts say. […]

Kids Health

Lake Bell Says Working Moms Need Weed Not Wine

Actor, director and entrepreneur Lake Bell is just fine with California’s Jan. 1 legalization of marijuana. In fact, Bell will opt for weed over wine any evening after a hard day on the set. “As a parent I think pot’s almost better than a glass of wine,” Bell told MedMen’s Ember magazine. (Ember is a […]

Kids Health

US Says Breast Isn't Best, Angers Moms & Docs Alike

News that the United States refused to sign — and also reportedly aggressively pressured other countries to back down on — a United Nations-affiliated resolution in support of breastfeeding is making shockwaves across the globe. In a time when “breast is best” and "fed is best" discourses seem to be warring, the news that the […]

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Kiera Knightley Says She's Been Wearing A Wig For Years

Whilst it’s certainly not unusual for celebrities to wear wigs these days (Kylie Jenner, we’re looking at you) we were surprised to learn that Keira Knightley has been opting for a faux ‘do for her films for the last five years. In a recent interview with InStyle, the Pirates Of The Caribbean actress revealed that due to the […]

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Study Says You Should Buy A Present For Yourself

If you buy your mate a cute yoga mat for their birthday, science says you should buy one for yourself, too. Research in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin found that gift recipients are happier with a present if the giver got themselves that same present. We love science! This, FYI, is called “companionizing”. Ie, […]

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5 Things Your Mouth Says About Your Health

Your teeth are one of our most defining features but often there are few noticeable quirks to our smiles that can actually tell a much bigger story about our overall physical and mental health. 1. Ground-down teeth Flat worn teeth are often signs of teeth-grinding, which is largely a sign of increased stress. While grinding […]