A Doctor Explains Exactly What Holding in Your Poop Does to Your Body

It’s the kind of nightmare situation everybody finds themselves in at one point or another. You really need to go to the bathroom—and it’s a number two—but you can’t. Maybe you’re stuck in back-to-back Zoom meetings, or you’re on a long car journey with no rest stops in sight. At a certain point of holding it in, the urge to […]

Read more

A Mom of 6 Explains Why She’s In a ‘Vulnerable State’ After Getting Potentially Cancerous Moles Removed From Her Face

Rachel Bennett's moles were a part of who she was. "They were like my birthmark, my trademark, something that made me significantly different looking than other people, and I absolutely loved them," she tells Health. So in late January, when the 38-year-old social media influencer and mother of six got the moles on her face removed so that they could […]

Read more

COVID-19 expert explains what soap does to virus

Health experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continue to drive home the message that excellent hand-washing is the most effective way to prevent illnesses, such as COVID-19. Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and director of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, explains what soap does to SARS-CoV-2, and other viruses and bacteria. Q. Why is […]

Read more
1 2