New research from McGill University is giving us a new reason to love maple syrup. The research suggests that a concentrated extract of maple syrup could make bacteria more susceptible to antibiotics. That means patients could potentially use fewer antibiotics to treat a bacterial infection.Read Full Story
Courtney Summers' All the Rage is a fictional account of one high school girl's sexual assault trauma and the horrible aftermath. Yet, the story felt ripped from a news headline. What I wasn't expecting were the simple, nonintrusive sentences that crept up, letter by letter, to punch me in the stomach.Read Full Story
If you're suffering from depression it can be comforting to read the words of those who've been there and can relate to what you're going through. If someone close to you is struggling with this illness, the more you understand it, the more you can help and support them. Which is what this week is all about: raising awareness of a serious, cruel and still much misunderstood illness.Read Full Story
Our memories of our teenage years are usually pretty clear because it was a pivotal time in our lives, so it makes sense that we would dream about them. But what if you woke up one morning certain you were 15, and it wasn't a dream? That's exactly what happened to this 32-year-old woman in 2008.Read Full Story
The transgender community has been dealt some harsh blows lately, so it's about time for some seriously positive news. Transgendered activist Aydian Dowling may be the first trans man to be on the cover of Men's Health.Read Full Story
The vaccine debate rages on in the United States, but for one family in Canada who was once vehemently anti-vaccine, there has been a sea change. In the blog, "The Scientific Parent," mom Tara Hills wrote on April 8 that all seven of her unvaccinated children contracted whooping cough and that they may have also passed it to their young niece who is too young to have been vaccinated.Read Full Story
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