Yesterday, some of my readers discussed rapper Yung Miami's dangerous habit of not drinking any water. Apparently, other young women are following her lead and have stopped drinking water.
Posts Categorized: Medical Minute
NeNe Leakes was recently honored for raising awareness of cancer at the Associates for Breast and Prostate Cancer Studies annual Mother's Day Luncheon at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles.
What is Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)?
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also known as sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are infections that are spread via sexual contact or close intimate contact with an infected person. The presence of STDs and STIs in children are almost always caused by sexual abuse.
Before 15-year-old Nigel Shelby took his own life last week, he told his mother he was depressed. Camika Shelby said she knew her son was depressed "for months." There is no indication she got help for her son from a mental health professional.
CBD oil-infused candy launched by the Jelly Beans candy founder are sold out everywhere. David Klein sells the cannabis jelly bean candy with about 10 milligrams of CBD oil inside each bean.
Usher Raymond fans were shocked and saddened when a Georgia woman filed a lawsuit in 2018 accusing him of infecting her with the herpes virus.
Nothing ruins a sex symbol's public image like the knowledge that he has an incurable infectious STD. But all is not lost for Usher and other men and women infected with an STD.
About 1 in 3 Americans struggle with eating disorders according to the latest statistics. Eating disorders include binge eating, starvation dieting, purging (vomiting), consuming flat stomach tea (laxative abuse), and more.
The Rev. Al Sharpton, pictured above, lost 176 pounds (down from 305 lbs.) because he was hurt by people making fun of his weight.
According to sources, Kim Porter, mom to 3 of Sean Combs' 5 children, died from a rare case of double pneumonia brought on by the flu. Double pneumonia is an obsolete term to describe an infection in both lungs. The accepted medical term for double pneumonia is bilateral lobar pneumonia.
This post is about HIV transmission - not treatment or testing. There has been a lot of misinformation in my comments section about how HIV is transmitted and why certain people are infected while others aren't.
Strabismus is a condition in which the eyes do not properly align with each other. The eyes don’t work together to look at an object or a person.
The human body is 60-70% water. The brain and heart are composed of 75% water and the lungs are composed of 85% water. Dehydration is defined as water loss that exceeds the amount of water you take in.
The jokes wrote themselves after the Escambia County Sheriff's Office uploaded a mugshot of detainee Charles Dion McDowell to its Facebook page.
Actress Gabrielle Union, 46, and NBA star Dwyane Wade, 36 (pictured above), used IVF to produce their newborn daughter who was born via a surrogate last week.
Actress Selma Blair, who is best known for her roles in films like Legally Blonde and Cruel Intentions, announced she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in August.