Waking up to having your guts cut open is the stuff of horror movies. Yet, recent research has shown that this is a more common reality than we think — as up to two out of every 1,000 people will wake up during surgery.Read Full Story
Pregnancy can do some crazy things to your body. Between the bloating, the itching, the nausea and the heartburn, having a baby can bring some unexpected experiences. One effect that you might not think much about is loose joints.Read Full Story
You whirl it into smoothies and use it to cool down drinks on a hot summer day, but did you know ice can also boost metabolism, relieve pain and tighten your skin? If you've ever applied an ice pack to a sprained ankle (or to your head after one too many margaritas) and felt the relief, imagine cooling down your entire body the same way. Only instead of an ice pack, you're put into a chamber with nitrogen, which brings temps down to a chilly minus 270 degrees Fahrenheit.Read Full Story
If you’re active, or would like to be, exercise-induced pain can really limit your fitness plans. Plus, if you take over-the-counter or prescription pain relievers to mitigate the aches, you could be putting your heart, liver, and stomach at risk.Read Full Story
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