Mercedes 'MJ' Javid's Husband Shares Photo of Wife in ICU After Giving Birth

So scary. Mercedes “MJ” Javid’s husband, Tommy Feight, shared a photo of his wife in the ICU after giving birth to their baby boy. “This is how my wife spent her first 2 days as a mom,” the Shahs of Sunset star wrote on Instagram on Wednesday, May 22. “It was without a doubt the most terrifying experience I have ever been […]

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About half of workers are concerned about discussing mental health issues in the workplace

Roughly half of American workers say they are comfortable talking about their mental health in the workplace and more than one-third are worried about job consequences if they seek mental health care, according to a new poll released here today by the American Psychiatric Association (APA). While most workers with benefits know how to access mental health services (70 percent) […]

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High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DR Congo

People in Ebola-hit eastern DR Congo are struggling to come to terms with high-security burials that are part of a hard-pressed strategy to roll back the disease. Anyone who dies of the highly infectious haemorrhagic fever has to be buried in carefully-controlled conditions designed to minimise the risk of infection from body fluids. But that means ceremonies are carried out […]

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Nearly one in five parents say their child never wears a helmet while riding a bike

Despite evidence that helmets are critical to preventing head injuries, not all children wear them while biking, skateboarding and riding scooters, a new national poll finds. Eighteen percent of parents say their child never wears a helmet on a bike ride, and even more say their kids skip helmets on a skateboard (58 percent) and scooter (61 percent), suggests the […]

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This Woman Went to the Dentist With a Bump in Her Mouth—It Turned Out to Be a Rare Cancer

American tennis star Nicole Gibbs announced earlier this week that she had pulled out of the French Open to undergo surgery for salivary gland cancer. The 26-year-old said her diagnosis came after her dentist asked her about a growth on the roof of her mouth during a routine appointment last month.  Gibbs, currently ranked number 117 globally by the Women's Tennis Association, shared on Twitter that she's scheduled to […]

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5 ‘SI Swimsuit’ Models Spill Their Diets: Dairy Out, Tequila In

It’s the job of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models to look good in bikinis. And while the 2019 models follow some of the same diet and fitness tips as each other to get beach-ready, they also have differences. Beach beauties Jasmine Sanders, Danielle Herrington, Barbara Palvin, Olivia Culpo and Kelsey Merritt stopped by the Us Weekly studios to debate the best […]

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Jenelle and David Appear in Court Over Custody of Children After CPS Visits

Fighting for her children. Jenelle Evans and David Eason appeared in court on Thursday, May 16, after her sons, Jace and Kaiser, and the pair’s daughter, Ensley, were removed from their home, Us Weekly can confirm. While the couple tried to get the kids back from child protective services, Us can confirm CPS took the children after the hearing. The 27-year-old […]

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Study finds higher risk of stroke-linked plaque in men, possible test for women

Men are more likely than women to develop unstable plaques in their neck arteries, a dangerous condition that can lead to strokes, according to new research that also identified a helpful warning sign for rupture-prone plaques in women. The preliminary study, presented Thursday at the American Heart Association’s Vascular Discovery Scientific Sessions, sought to identify sex-specific markers of plaque instability […]

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Human antibody reveals hidden vulnerability in influenza virus

The ever-changing “head” of an influenza virus protein has an unexpected Achilles heel, report scientists funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the National Institutes of Health. The team discovered and characterized the structure of a naturally occurring human antibody that recognizes and disrupts a portion of the hemagglutinin (HA) protein that the virus […]

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