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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Immune cells in skin kill MRSA bacteria before they enter the body

A type of immune cell called neutrophils could be responsible for controlling bacterial numbers of an antibiotic-resistant strain of Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) on human skin before the bacteria get a chance to invade, according to a new study from Karolinska Institutet published in Cell Reports. The results could provide an explanation for why this superbug is only carried transiently by […]

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These Graphic Photos Show Exactly What Head, Pubic, and Body Lice Look Like

Even just the word "lice" is enough to send most people into a hair-checking frenzy, and with good reason: Lice just sound gross.  But while head lice seems to run rampant among children—up to 12 million infestations happen each year in the US among children 3 to 11 years old—lice in general can show up on anyone, anywhere, at any time. Here's […]

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The painful truth about what having a hangover really does to your body

The pounding head. The parched mouth. And, worst of all, the crushing sense of anxiety as you cast your (foggy) mind back to the night before and try to remember if you said or did anything awful. Most of us have woken up with a hangover at some point and struggled through the day wondering how on earth a few […]

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Lea Michele's Secret to Never Having a Negative Relationship with Her Body

"I wasn't always so great at asking for what I need—I was worried people would think I was demanding." Lea Michele has just wrapped her Health cover shoot when she tells us this. It’s funny because demanding is the last word our team would use to describe Lea during the planning stages of her shoot. In fact, she was nothing […]

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Amanda Seyfried Starts War With Influencer for ‘Promoting’ Bad Body Image

Amanda Seyfried is taking a stand for promoting realistic body image. But as she learned on Instagram, it can be a little tricky. On Wednesday, July 10, the Mamma Mia! actress reposted a screenshot of a critical comment one of her friends left on a photo posted by Something Navy founder Arielle Charnas. The mirror selfie, posted the day before, […]

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Your Body is Growing a Horn Because You’re Obsessed With Your Cell Phone

It’s no secret that your cell phone can disrupt your health. But here’s a potential risk of cell phone use you may not have seen coming: A new study suggests our skeletons are adapting to our handheld device obsession. How so? By helping us adjust to a position that most of us who are constantly checking our emails are familiar […]

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Body glitter sold on eBay recalled as it contains dangerous chemical

Cheap body glitter sold on eBay is recalled as it contains FIFTY TIMES the safe amount of a dangerous chemical that inflames your lungs Pallets of silver glitter sold under the brand name Saffron made with antimony If inhaled, the chemical can prevent the lungs from functioning properly Make-up found to have 24.7mg/kg of substance, despite 0.5mg/kg guideline Cheap body glitter […]

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