Health Conditions

Ridiculous Health Threat: Will Justin Bieber’s Haircut Give You a Lazy Eye?
Ridiculous Health Threat: Will Justin Bieber’s Haircut Give You a Lazy Eye?

In a word, NO. But after spending most of my day combing through fascinating, important… >>

Vice Advice: Just How Bad Is Tanning?
Vice Advice: Just How Bad Is Tanning?

So your skin is freckled and worn from a childhood full of sunshine, or you still risk a sunburn a… >>

Summer Safety Alert: Have You Heard of Delayed Drowning?
Summer Safety Alert: Have You Heard of Delayed Drowning?

I hadn’t—until I saw this scary report from ABC News about a 60-year-old man from Yonkers, New… >>

Health News Horrors
Health News Horrors

Here's a roundup of the health news that made us stop, spit out our coffee, and read twice. >>

Doctors Confess Their Fatal Mistakes
Doctors Confess Their Fatal Mistakes

Doctors, nurses, and pharmacists hold your life in their hands. Here, their shocking stories of… >>

The Benefits of Mental Health (or, the Upside of Being a Little Nuts)
The Benefits of Mental Health (or, the Upside of Being a Little Nuts)

Surprise: Certain disorders, and milder so-called subclinical symptoms, are often linked to… >>

13 Things Ticks Won’t Tell You
13 Things Ticks Won’t Tell You

With Lyme disease and other tick-spread illnesses predicted to spike this year, protect yourself… >>

Handle Any Health Scenario with
Handle Any Health Scenario with “The Doctors”

Our friends at The Doctors television show shared some abbreviations they use to care for patients… >>

Decode Your Doctor's Language
Decode Your Doctor’s Language

Medical speak is filled with tricky shorthand that can be confusing, condescending, and even life… >>

Funny Medical Acronyms, Decoded
Funny Medical Acronyms, Decoded

Say what? Here's some of the more shocking slang that doctors might use. >>