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Ladyhawke: I was always drunk on stage. Its how I hid my anxiety
After her first two albums, synthpop star Pip Brown lost herself in LA. But now shes sober, married, and back with the vibrant glam of Wild Things Almost [...]
Internet strangers are helping each other manage chronic illnesses. It’s wonderful.
Being diagnosed with a chronic health problem can be terrifying and isolating even more so if it means changing your diet, your lifestyle, and the products [...]
Going viral: why diseases are infecting fiction
As the Zika virus casts a shadow over the Rio Olympics, Rob Ewing explores the growing fascination with epidemics in literature and film Before Zika [...]
World cant afford to silence us: black church leaders address climate change
One of the largest and oldest black churches in the US warns that black people are disproportionally harmed by global warming and fossil fuel pollution [...]
A request from your chronically ill friend: what I need when we talk about my sickness.
When I was 14, I woke up with a fat face. I was sick with a fever higher than I had ever felt. My face felt like a sumo wrestler had crammed a cantaloupe [...]
Mom Teaches Kids With Cancer How To Cook Immune-System-Healing Meals
Sometimes in life, our deepest struggles birth beautiful new beginnings. When Danielle Cook’s 11-year-old son was diagnosed with Stage [...]
The Gender Gap That No One’s Talking About
A year ago, in the emotional aftermath of her divorce, Ann Burr Clevenger found herself in a world of bewildering, new things. There was the living alone [...]
The Truth About Yo-Yo Dieting
“> Jessica Migala, Life by Daily Burn Its so tempting: Youve got something big coming up on the calendar that you want to look your best for. Why not [...]
Targeting the untapped market of wearables for elder care
Coming next: wearables outfitted with airbags to cushion users in the event of a tumble. Smart watches are already being used to alert patients when its [...]
How long do we really want to live? – BBC News
But the consequence has been that people are increasingly spending their later years struggling with chronic illnesses such as dementia and diabetes. Image [...]