David Arquette: I'm an 'Elevated Chauffeur' Raising Teenage Daughter Coco

Bonding behind the wheel! David Arquette spends a lot of time driving with his 15-year-old daughter, Coco. “At this point in her life, I am an elevated chauffeur, so that’s where we spend most of our quality time is just me driving her around somewhere,” the actor, 48, told Us Weekly exclusively at the Voices of Parkland documentary premiere on […]

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Becoming less active and gaining weight: Downsides of becoming an adult

Leaving school and getting a job both lead to a drop in the amount of physical activity, while becoming a mother is linked to increased weight gain, conclude two reviews published today and led by researchers at the University of Cambridge. Many people tend to put on weight as they leave adolescence and move into adulthood, and this is the […]

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Effort to control opioids in an ER leaves some sickle cell patients in pain

India Hardy has lived with pain since she was a toddler—ranging from dull persistent aches to acute flare-ups that interrupt the flow of her normal life. The pain is from sickle cell disease, a group of genetic conditions that affect about 100,000 people in the U.S., many of them of African or Hispanic descent. Sitting in the afternoon heat on […]

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When does your child’s flu merit an ER visit?

(HealthDay)—It’s hard not to worry when your child suffers from the flu, but pediatricians say too many parents are taking their sick kids to the emergency room when a doctor’s visit would suffice. “We are seeing a jump in the number of patients coming to our emergency department for flu-like symptoms,” said Dr. Michele Walsh, medical director of the Pediatric […]

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An atomic view of the trigger for the heartbeat

Atomic-level studies of the architecture of tiny sodium channel proteins, critical to generating electrical signals that start off each beat of the heart, are imparting striking details about their function, malfunctions, disruption by many disease mutations, and response to medication. This structural information could become the basis for developing better diagnostics and drugs for life-threatening heart rhythm problems, according to […]

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Shay Mitchell Says Daughter Atlas Is an 'Easy Baby'

A special bond! Shay Mitchell‘s daughter, Atlas, has given her a warm welcome to motherhood. “I’m really, really lucky,” the Pretty Little Liars alum, 32, exclusively told Us Weekly at the Revolve Awards on Friday, November 15. “She’s an easy baby so far so we’ll see!” Mitchell and her boyfriend, Matte Babel, announced the birth of their nearly 1-month-old daughter […]

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Lady Gaga Just Shared a Photo of Herself Hooked Up to an IV—Here's Why

Lady Gaga is only human—and that means she, too, is subject to falling ill during cold and flu season. The singer revealed on her Instagram Stories she was forced to cancel the Wednesday night show of her Las Vegas residency, due to coming down with a sinus infection and bronchitis. “I’m so devasted [sic] I can’t perform tonight for so many […]

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Are you an emotional eater?

(HealthDay)—Is emotional eating your downfall? One way to find out is with the EADES or “Eating and Appraisal Due to Emotions and Stress” questionnaire developed by Amy Ozier of Northern Illinois University. First published in 2007, it has been used and refined by many other researchers over the years, not just in the United States, but around the world. The […]

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