The Breath Guy: Breath work helped me support my dad with his multiple sclerosis

MenTal(k) Health is a weekly series that focuses on the way that men look at health and beyond. So far, we have spoken to mental health experts, cancer survivors, actors and nutritionists about what it means to be a healthy man every day. This week, we speak to 28-year-old Richie Bostock, more commonly known as The Breath Guy, who tells […]

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John Cena: 'Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?' Did Not Give Me Baby Fever

Not happening! Hosting Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? did not give John Cena baby — or babysitter — fever. “No, I certainly enjoy things that I do at the time that I do them,” the actor, 42, told Us Weekly exclusively on Tuesday, June 11, when asked whether the show made him want to spend more time with kids […]

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United Way Halton and Hamilton launch Period Promise initiative and product drive

A new campaign has been launched to help give vulnerable people access to menstrual products. The United Way Halton and Hamilton (UWHH) has started the Period Promise initiative to highlight the struggle that people living in poverty face when it comes to affording menstrual hygiene products. Brenda Hajdu, Vice President of Marketing and Communications for UWHH, says it’s a problem […]

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Why Abortion Access Became More Important to Me When I Came Out

After President Trump was elected, I had a miniature — read: major — breakdown, so I decided to focus on a specific issue: Abortion access. In January of 2017, I joined the board of directors at NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota, which works on everything from pro-choice legislation to running a volunteer clinic escort program. At the time, I was still in […]

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F.D.A. Moves to Restrict Flavored E-Cigarette Sales to Teenagers

WASHINGTON — With a few weeks left in his tenure as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Scott Gottlieb on Wednesday moved to restrict sales of flavored e-cigarettes to try to reduce the soaring rate of teenage vaping. The agency issued a proposal requiring stores to sequester flavored e-cigarettes to areas off limits to anyone under age 18. […]

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Measles outbreak hits U.S. community known as ‘hotspot’ for unvaccinated children

A Washington state community near Portland, Ore., has declared a public health emergency after 23 reported cases of measles were confirmed. Another two cases are under investigation. Clark County officials said 20 of those cases were in people who were not vaccinated. The immunization status of the other three cases hasn’t been verified. The Washington Post reports that nearly seven […]

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