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I Don’t Look Sick But I’ve Had MS For 14 Years. Here’s How It’s Changed My Life.

My headaches appeared out of nowhere. For several weeks in 2006, I couldn’t do my job as a journalist without feeling a nagging pain directly behind my right eye. My co-worker was worried, but I wasn’t. We were reporters working long hours, and I attributed my ailment to eyestrain from staring at the computer every […]

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How One Therapist’s View on Death Changed After She Lost Her Partner

On a beautiful, ordinary summer day in 2009, I watched my partner drown. Matt was strong and healthy—just three months from his 40th birthday. We had joked that he was half mountain goat, able to scale waterfalls if need be. There was no reason he should have drowned. It was random, unexpected, and it tore […]

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Frozen eggs storage 10-year limit ‘should be changed’

There is no scientific reason for the 10-year limit on storage of frozen eggs, which is forcing some women to destroy them before they are ready to become parents, say fertility experts. Under UK law, only eggs stored for medical reasons and premature infertility can be kept for longer. The regulator says any change would […]

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Tatcha Water Cream Changed My Opinion on Moisturizer—And It’s on Sale Right Now

Tatcha Water Cream Review – Health Top Navigation Close Explore Health Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image Tatcha Water Cream Changed My Opinion on Moisturizer—And It’s on Sale Right Now this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Beauty – […]

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Demi Moore Changed Herself to Try to Please Ashton Kutcher—Here’s Why So Many Women Do That

Demi Moore Says She Changed Herself to Please Ashton Kutcher – Health Top Navigation Close Explore Health Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image Demi Moore Changed Herself to Try to Please Ashton Kutcher—Here’s Why So Many Women Do That this link is to an external site that may or may not […]

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Lea Michele On How PCOS Changed Her Relationship With Food: ‘The Side Effects Can Be Brutal’

Lea Michele Talks Wellness, Exercise, and Battling PCOS – Health Top Navigation Close Explore Health Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image Lea Michele On How PCOS Changed Her Relationship With Food: ‘The Side Effects Can Be Brutal’ this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility […]

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Heartwarming Stories of Teachers Who Changed Their Students’ Lives

Relationships Good educators share knowledge. 
Great ones make an impression that stays in their students’ hearts forever. The Surprise Thank-You By Karin Brulliard From The Washington Post Courtesy Tamora Pierce (inset left), Courtesy Karin Brulliard (inset right)Now a successful author, Tamora Pierce (left) called her seventh-grade teacher Mary Jacobson “the first adult I’d known who […]

Health

As a Pregnant Black Non-Binary Femme, Finding the Right Doula Changed My Life

There are some experiences and realities that pregnant and birthing people face that are left out of popular narratives or texts like What To Expect When You’re Expecting. From racism in a gynecologist’s office or the delivery room, to navigating race- and class-based microaggressions while pregnant, there are countless ways in which the lived experience […]

Food & Nutrition

13 Ways Anthony Bourdain Changed How the World Eats

Food Fun & News TV personality, author, and culinary genius Anthony Bourdain was considered among the most influential chefs in the world. Here, we remember some of the best lessons he taught us. When it comes to food, looks aren’t everything Heathcliff O’Malley/Shutterstock Sure, he’s eaten at some of the world’s finest restaurants, where plating […]

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At 23, My Hair Started Falling Out In Clumps. So I Changed Everything.

To be honest, I was never proud of my hair. It wasn’t thick, shiny and luscious like my sister’s. Since middle school, I’ve dyed my hair hues of blue, pink, silver and green, once even bleaching it entirely. It has always been a damaged poofy mess, but it was my damaged poofy mess. I didn’t […]

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How My Sex Life Has Changed After Having A Double Mastectomy

Knowing if someone is the one is tough — so many of us mentally compile dealbreakers to narrow down the relationship and hookup hunt. Disclosing these dealbreakers is often delightfully subtle and insignificant (e.g., I snore, I don’t cook, I’m sloppy and so on). It can also end a relationship — smoking, not wanting kids, […]

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America Ferrera on How Her Relationship With Her Body Has Changed Since Giving Birth: "There are Parts I Love and Also Parts That Are Super Challenging"

Over the past few years, America Ferrera has accomplished a tremendous amount. She teamed up with her husband, actor and writer-director Ryan Piers Williams, and actor Wilmer Valderrama to cofound Harness, an organization that aims to support vulnerable communities through conversations meant to inspire action. She spoke in front of hundreds of thousands of people […]