Moving Past “The Sex Talk”: Kids and Communication About Sex

Let’s face it, growing up most of us had to answer our sex questions by scouring the internet or relying on older siblings’ and peers’ sometimes questionable expertise. If you were lucky enough to have parents that gave you the “sex talk”, it was probably laced with awkwardness and a needing to tune out what […]


‘The second wave has begun’: U.S. doctor says medical system may be stressed if people aren’t careful

A second wave of coronavirus has started in the U.S. — and people need to remain careful or risk stressing out the health-care system again, said William Schaffner, a professor at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. “The second wave has begun,” said the professor of medicine told CNBC’s “Street Signs Asia” on Monday. “We’re opening up across the country, but many, many people […]


Jennifer Aniston Showed Off Her Natural Waves, and This Should Be the New ‘The Rachel’

Jennifer Aniston Showed Off Her Natural Waves, and This Should Be the New ‘The Rachel’ – Health Top Navigation Close Explore Health Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image Jennifer Aniston Showed Off Her Natural Waves, and This Should Be the New ‘The Rachel’ this link is to an external site that […]


What Mental Health Experts Want You to Know Before Watching the Buzzy New YouTube Series ‘The Mind of Jake Paul’

Have your social media feeds been filled with news and commentary on The Mind of Jake Paul? Yeah, same here. The new eight-part docu-series hosted by YouTuber Shane Dawson has become super popular—and controversial. The show seeks to uncover why another YouTube megastar, Jake Paul, is the way he is. But in the web series, […]


‘The Good Place’ Star Jameela Jamil Says She Developed Seizures After Trying to Eat a Cookie Off the Floor

Jameela Jamil, star of The Good Place, joked in a new interview about being accident prone—to the point where she ended up with seizures. “There was a biscuit on the ground—I have a strict 30-day rule,” she recently told People, laughing. “I went to pick up the cookie off the ground to have with my […]

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Hospitals Take Aim At ‘The Greatest Health Threat Of The 21st Century’

This story was produced and originally published by Grist and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. One of the larger themes at this week’s massive Global Climate Action Summit taking place in San Francisco is the relationship between climate change and human health. “Health is the best way to relate to […]


Pete Davidson on His Mental Health: ‘The Last Few Years Have Been Real Rough With Me’

Throughout his four seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, Pete Davidson has proved himself wholly unafraid to speak openly about his mental health on national television. For instance, in first-person bits on "Weekend Update" segments, Davidson has riffed on living with depression and borderline personality disorder (BPD). In a new interview with […]


‘The Miseducation Of Cameron Post’ Trailer Shows The World Of Gay Conversion Therapy

A new trailer for “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” dives into the troubling world of gay conversion therapy.  The trailer centers on Cameron (Chloë Grace Moretz), a teenage girl who is sent to conversion therapy camp after she gets caught making out with another girl on prom night. The film is directed by Desiree Akhavan and […]


Janet Jackson Explains the Complex Roots of Her Depression: ‘The Struggle Was Intense’

Janet Jackson always seems so confident in public, but the singer shared in a revealing new interview that she’s struggled with depression and self-doubt off and on for most of her life. In an honest and candid feature for ESSENCE, Jackson, 52, says that she’s “no expert” on happiness. “I have only my life experience […]