Is LASIK Surgery Safe? A Former FDA Adviser Raises Doubts—But Here's What Eye Docs Have to Say

Millions of Americans have had LASIK eye surgery to correct their vision, but a retired adviser who was on the FDA committee that approved the procedure in 1996 is calling for it to be banned. According to Morris Waxler, PhD, LASIK has left many people with bad vision, and even driven some to suicide. “Essentially we ignored the data on […]

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Stomach ache and colic in babies: These home remedies help

Colic can be a burden on babies and parents. Because in most cases, it is unclear where the complaints come, the treatment is difficult, and many parents are resorting to home remedies and alternative therapies. Some of them are of a new Review that is helpful while others are ineffective. An analysis of 16 studies for the treatment of infants […]

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The aftermath of a national game: A spider-like creature stabs a woman and she becomes very ill

The attack happened in the Grass: The young woman had accompanied her friend to a football game and lay on the floor. Then she noticed something Strange: Between her Index and middle finger had drilled a tick similar to Arachnid. You removed the attacker and gave the stitch first, little attention. Until the complaints started. Six days later, she got […]

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People Are Going on "Dopamine Fasts" to Think More Clearly and Gain Focus—but Does It Work?

Forget going without food for 16 hours. The latest fasting fad, on the face of it, involves depriving yourself of all the stuff that gives you pleasure—like Netflix, online shopping sprees, and even gossiping with your friends. It’s called dopamine fasting, and as far as wellness trends go, it’s a pretty controversial one. It’s not clear who came up with […]

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10 Women Reveal the Tinder Opening Line They Actually Responded to

It’s not always easy to break the ice—especially on a dating app. And sadly, when it comes to apps like Tinder, men are usually expected to make the first move with some hilarious opening line. That’s a lot of pressure! Even if you come up with a perfect opening line to woo your Tinder match, chances are it usually won’t […]

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Selena Gomez Says Body Shamers Attacked Her Online for Weight Gain

As if dealing with lupus isn’t difficult enough, Selena Gomez has revealed the devastating effects of being body-shamed when she gained weight as a result of the autoimmune disease. Appearing on her friend Raquelle Stevens’ video podcast Giving Back Generation, which “aims to incentivize newer generations to give back ‘one good deed at a time," Gomez, 27, talked about dealing with […]

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3-parent IVF could prevent illness in many children

Mitochondrial donation is an assisted reproductive technology sometimes described as “three-parent IVF”. It’s designed for women at high risk of passing on faulty mitochondrial DNA and having a child with severe mitochondrial disease. Mitochondrial diseases comprise at least 300 different genetic conditions which affect the energy-producing structures within human cells, impacting organ function. Mitochondrial donation involves combining the 20,000 or […]

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“About every two weeks Tabea has a migraine attack”

If your daughter Tabitha starts to blink or the ten years of the noise of the siblings, is suddenly too much, know Kathrin Schenk know: A migraine attack begins. “My daughter is extremely light and noise sensitive,” says the 38-year-old mother. The girls have to retreat to bed helps then often, and the best at the darkened Windows. “About every […]

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