Women across the U.S. are risking their lives for black market procedures to make their buttocks bigger, often involving home-improvement materials such as silicone injected by people with no medical training.
Some want to fill out a bikini or a pair of jeans. Others believe a bigger bottom will bring them work as music video models or adult entertainers. Whatever the reason, they are seeking cheaper alternatives to plastic surgery - sometimes with deadly or disfiguring results.
Consumers are going to know exactly what they are getting when they buy foods labeled "gluten free."
The Food and Drug Administration is at last defining what a "gluten free" label on a food package really means after more than six years of consideration. Until now, manufacturers have been able to use their own discretion as to how much gluten they include.
Under an FDA rule announced Friday, products labeled "gluten free" still won't have to be technically free of wheat, rye and barley and their derivatives. But they almost will: "Gluten-free" products will have to contain less than 20 parts per million of gluten.
There are always obstacles or roadblocks that interfere with living a healthy life. There are also the things we tell ourselves — the excuses or “famous last words” that let us off the hook. Here are a few of the more popular ones, along with ways to overcome them. Read these out loud. Do you hear the sound of your own voice? Or maybe you have other, similar phrases of your own. If so, make note of them now so you can catch yourself next time!
Food safety advocates say they are alarmed by a lack of information being disseminated about the spread of a nasty intestinal illness that has sickened nearly 400 people nationwide, including cases in two states that have been linked to prepackaged salad.
The outbreak of the rare parasite cyclospora has been reported in at least 15 states, and federal officials warned Wednesday it was too early to say that the threat was over.
Smoke from dozens of lightning-caused wildfires may cause health problems for the public, especially people with breathing problems.
You may have heard that shopping for health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul will be like using Travelocity or Amazon.
But many people will end up with something more mundane than online shopping, like a call to the help desk.
A new study will offer potential parents more information than they might have ever known about their future offspring.
Good personal trainers do more than just teach you about exercise: They make sure that every visit you make to the gym counts, monitor your goals, keep your workouts at a steady pace and offer that last bit of motivation to fuel your progress when you begin to run on fumes. Getting this kind of support doesn’t have to cost you; you can get a few of the perks of a personal trainer just by doing these 16 things for yourself:
As Kate and William showed off the royal baby, what caught the eye of many women was not the new heir to the throne but the Duchess of Cambridge's post-childbirth silhouette: that little bump under her pretty polka-dot dress.
People with autism are using trampolines to help them cope with the affects of the disorder.
A study of older men found those who regularly skipped breakfast had a 27 percent higher risk of a heart attack than those who ate a morning meal.
The first time Miriam Lipton had breast cancer, her thick locks fell out two weeks after starting chemotherapy. The second time breast cancer struck, Lipton gave her scalp a deep chill and kept much of her hair - making her fight for survival seem a bit easier.
Added sugar is a nutritional zero. I know you’ve heard all kinds of advice over the years: “Don’t eat fat; it’s horrible.” “Low carb is the best way to go.” “Avoid all the white stuff.” “Low carb is unhealthy.” “You need the ‘good’ fat.” If you’re tired of all the conflicting nutritional advice, you can rest assured that there is one rock solid recommendation: Reduce consumption of ANY added sugar.
House Republicans, politically emboldened by President Barack Obama's delay of a key requirement of his health care law, are taking another run at scrapping his signature domestic policy.
Adderall and Ritalin are medications used to help people diagnosed with ADHD. Many experts are saying that contrary to popular belief, the medicines don't help with learning and are a short term fix.