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Chrissy Teigen Shares Photo Of Baby Miles, IVF Journey: 'Hearing Success Stories Gives People Hope'

Chrissy Teigen just posted an important message about IVF, and we got a cute photo of baby Miles, too.  On Tuesday, the model and Cravings author Instagrammed a photo of newborn Miles, who she shares with husband John Legend, with the caption, “Hey dudes.” The pic made a splash, but one fan got personal by asking, “I know IVF was […]

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Birth Control Options: Things to Consider

If you're considering using birth control (contraception), you have a variety of options. To help pick the right method of birth control for you and your partner, consider the following questions. What birth control options are available? Among your birth control options are: Barrier methods. Examples include male and female condoms, as well as the […]

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Why Weight Loss Diets Fail

About 10 years ago, I decided I wanted to lose weight. A Google search told me that there were plenty of lose-weight-quick solutions to try: Low-carb, low-fat, vegan, and Paleo diets all were top contenders. At the time, I wasn’t really into critically evaluating what I was reading, so I decided that a low-carb diet […]

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The House Next Door

This essay was guest edited by Ijeoma Oluo, a Seattle-based Writer, Speaker and Internet Yeller. Her work on social issues such as race and gender has been published in The Guardian, The Stranger, Washington Post, ELLE Magazine, NBC News and more. She has been the Editor at Large at The Establishment since 2015. Her NYT […]

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The Science on Weight and Health

Editor's note: There is a lot of confusion, misinformation, stigma, and bias about how your weight impacts your health. So we’ve created a comprehensive review and critical analysis of the science on weight and health as a resource. We get very in the weeds here, so we’ve broken it up into four parts: – Part […]

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What You Need to Know About Epidiolex, the First FDA-Approved Drug Made From Cannabis

In an unprecedented move, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Epidiolex—the first pharmaceutical drug made from cannabis (marijuana)—for the treatment of two types of epilepsy. Epidiolex is specifically approved to treat Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, two rare and severe forms of epilepsy that tend to begin in childhood. But there's a possibility […]

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Headaches and Hormones: What's the Connection?

Many factors contribute to headaches for both men and women, including family history and age. Women, however, often notice a relationship between headaches and hormonal changes. The hormones estrogen (ES-truh-jen) and progesterone (pro-JES-tuh-rohn) play key roles in regulating the menstrual cycle and pregnancy and may also affect headache-related chemicals in the brain. Having steady estrogen […]

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From Obamacare Skinny Repeal To Sneaky Repeal

A bipartisan group of governors, including Republican John Kasich of Ohio and Democrat John Hickenlooper of Colorado, joined last week to strongly denounce the federal lawsuit that 20 conservative states filed in February to overturn the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. Those states reasoned that because Congress eliminated Obamacare’s individual mandate as part of the […]