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Want more affection in your relationship? Have more sex

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:46:45 GMT

Want to have a more affectionate relationship with your life partner? Carve out time to have more sex. That's the takeaway of a series of four studies of committed couples in both the United States and Switzerland.(image)


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The tender side of Hollywood

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:38:11 GMT

Move over, steamy sex scenes! Many of Hollywood's most memorable moments have been tender and touching.(image)


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Your kids actually want you to talk to them about sex

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:50:57 GMT

When Avital Norman Nathman's son was about 3, she says, he freaked out after he walked in on her changing a sanitary pad. So she decided to have an age-appropriate conversation about menstruation with him right then and there.(image)


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What counts as 'cheating' in the digital age?

Tue, 16 May 2017 08:06:42 GMT

Tara and her husband, Michael (not their real names), recently came to see me after -- as she described it -- "infidelity."(image)


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The clothing of lightning survivors

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:55:28 GMT

If you're hit by lightning, there's a nine in 10 chance you'll survive. Those who do survive often need to use clues from their clothing, burnt skin or surroundings to help decipher what happened to them.(image)


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Summer pregnancy may raise gestational diabetes risk

Thu, 25 May 2017 09:05:02 GMT

Researchers have identified a new possible risk factor for gestational diabetes: being exposed to hot outdoor temperatures in the month before giving birth. According to a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), in one geographic region in Canada, the rate of gestational diabetes varied more than 3% between the coldest times of year and the hottest.(image)


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Deputy, EMTs exposed to opioids get medical treatment

Thu, 25 May 2017 06:11:20 GMT

A Maryland sheriff's deputy and two emergency medical technicians received treatment for possible heroin and fentanyl exposure after responding to a drug overdose.(image)


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Should the FDA prohibit filtered cigarettes?

Wed, 24 May 2017 07:49:11 GMT

Light cigarettes falsely ease smokers' fear of lung cancer, say researchers from the Ohio State University.(image)


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Graco recalls more than 25,000 car seats

Wed, 24 May 2017 20:03:22 GMT

Graco is recalling more than 25,000 car seats that might not adequately restrain children during a crash.(image)


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The Ethiopian politician who landed the WHO top job

Wed, 24 May 2017 18:49:45 GMT

An African national has been voted to head the World Health Organization for the first time in the agency's history.(image)


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Trump's budget cuts children's health insurance program

Wed, 24 May 2017 07:22:32 GMT

President Donald Trump's budget plans to cut the Children's Health Insurance Program by at least 20% over the next two fiscal years and slash Medicaid, which covers millions more children.(image)


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The viral Internet stunts parents should know

Wed, 24 May 2017 09:35:15 GMT

It's a tale as old as time: We see a lot of people wearing/doing/saying something and we want to try it, too. Back in the day it was saying "Bloody Mary" into a mirror at slumber parties. Today, it means viral social media stunts. Though adults get caught up, too, kids are especially susceptible to peer pressure and FOMO (fear of missing out). To them, what was once a double-dog dare is now a popular YouTuber eating a hot pepper just to see what happens.(image)


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The solar eclipse is coming -- and it's $2,000 for a grand view

Wed, 24 May 2017 14:32:22 GMT

Oregonians are set to be the first ones in the United States to witness the solar eclipse and some have paid a whopping $2,000 for a simple luxury: unobstructed views.(image)


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What you need to know about ticks

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:20:38 GMT

Where are ticks found? What illnesses do they carry? How do you keep ticks away? Here's everything you need to know ahead of the busy summer season.(image)


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Fake teen doctor sentenced in fraud case

Tue, 23 May 2017 18:19:20 GMT

A man accused of practicing medicine without a license when he was a teenager in Florida is going to prison in Virginia on fraud charges.(image)


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How to talk to kids about tragic events

Tue, 23 May 2017 18:19:36 GMT

After horrific events like shootings or attacks by terrorists, parents are faced with this dilemma: What do I tell my kids? How can I talk to them about something so senseless and indiscriminate? About something that we can't make sense of ourselves?(image)


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Not stretching? Companies will do it for you

Tue, 23 May 2017 14:45:11 GMT

Whether you're climbing a rock wall, sitting in your office or just getting out of bed, you need to stretch.(image)


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Texas lawmakers pass controversial bathroom, adoption bills

Mon, 22 May 2017 18:15:47 GMT

The Texas House of Representatives on Sunday approved a limited "bathroom bill" that would require public high school students to use restrooms that match the gender on their birth certificates.(image)


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Myron Rolle's journey from NFL to neurosurgery

Mon, 22 May 2017 13:20:52 GMT

Myron Rolle, former NFL player and Rhodes Scholar, opens up about concussions, his aspirations, and starting his neurosurgery residency at Harvard Medical School this summer.(image)


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Fentanyl seized by law enforcement doubled in 2016, DEA says

Sat, 20 May 2017 02:57:29 GMT

The amount of fentanyl seized by US law enforcement more than doubled between 2015 and 2016, newly released data from the Drug Enforcement Administration shows.(image)


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