Florida woman dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria infection at beach, family says

Woman dies after allegedly contracting flesh-eating bacteria at a Florida beach Florida woman dies after falling into the ocean and suffering a cut which allegedly led to necrotizing fasciitis. A family’s trip to the beach ended in tragedy after their 77-year-old grandmother fell into a small hole in the water and cut her leg, providing an opening for a deadly flesh-eating […]

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Commonly prescribed drugs could increase the risk of dementia, says a new study

The study, carried out by experts from the University of Nottingham and funded by the NIHR School for Primary Care Research, found that there was nearly a 50% increased risk of dementia among patients aged 55 and over who had used strong anticholinergic medication daily for three years or more. Anticholinergic drugs help to contract and relax muscles. They work […]

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UN says Ebola outbreak in Congo still not a global emergency

The World Health Organization on Friday said the Ebola outbreak in Congo—which spilled into Uganda this week—is an “extraordinary event” of deep concern but does not yet merit being declared a global emergency. The U.N. health agency convened its expert committee for the third time to assess the outbreak, which some experts say met the criteria to be designated an […]

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Anonymous essay says sometimes ‘choice’ is a lie

An anonymous essay published in Annals of Internal Medicine says that sometimes choice is just a lie. The author vividly describes caring for a pregnant woman who would be forced to carry a baby to term that would soon be born without a skull or brain. While the baby’s condition was certainly fatal, state laws prohibited caregivers from ending the […]

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Amber Rose Says She Wants To 'Barf All Day' Due To Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Model Amber Rose is pregnant with her second child, and is not having an easy pregnancy. According to a new Instagram video, Amber is suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum Hyperemesis gravidarum is extreme nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, and is different from typical morning sickness. Model Amber Rose is expecting Baby number two—but according to her newest Instagram post, pregnancy hasn’t […]

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Katherine Schwarzenegger Says Dogs Are a Great Way to Prep for Parenthood

Practice makes perfect! Katherine Schwarzenegger adopted her dog, Maverick, straight out of college and says having a pet can be the perfect way to prepare for parenthood. “[Adopting] was definitely a learning curve of just the change in how you go about your day and how you live your life,” the “Dog That Changed Me” sponsored by PEDIGREE podcast host, 29, told […]

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This Woman Says Her Husband Stopped Getting Physical With Her When She Lost Weight and He Didn't

Body image problems can definitely take a toll on relationships. But usually, feeling better about yourself and your body can help resolve these problems, at least partially. That isn’t the case for one woman who took to Reddit to talk about a marital issue she’s experiencing because she’s lost weight. Her husband, who is overweight, appears to be jealous of […]

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Vanessa Lachey Says Son Phoenix's Hospitalization Changed Her Marriage

It’s been nearly two years since Vanessa Lachey and her husband, Nick, welcomed their son, Phoenix into the world ten weeks prematurely. And while Phoenix is now healthy after battling respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), Lachey says she and the singer still haven’t “gotten over” the impact their son’s hospitalization had on their marriage. “[It was] definitely the hardest part in […]

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Carrie Underwood Says She’s Unsure About Having More Kids After 3 Miscarriages

Carrie Underwood sat down for an interview with Natalie Morales of the Today show. The singer opened up about her multiple miscarriages and life on the Cry Pretty tour with a three-month old. To help, she’s taking the pressure of herself and taking things day by day. Carrie Underwood has been living that new mom life (times two!) since giving […]

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