Monthly Archives: May 2017

Why Suicide Rates Spike in the Spring

Chris Cornell, the lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave, passed away from suicide late Wednesday night. The 52-year-old musician was found dead in his hotel room in Detroit after a Soundgarden performance at the Fox Theatre, People reports. “His wife Vicky and family were shocked to learn of his sudden and unexpected passing,” Cornell’s rep, Brian… Read More »

What You Can Learn From Controversial DIY Gene Tests Like 23andMe

  After being warned by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in 2013 to “immediately discontinue” their services, 23andMe is back in business. Curious consumers can once again ship off a saliva sample to the Google-backed company to learn about the secrets encoded in their genes. But what can you really learn about yourself from… Read More »

What to Do When Your Ears Get Clogged on a Plane

Between the jet lag, dry air, and muscle-cramping seating in coach, flying can really do a number on your health. But one of the most common body complaints fliers experience tends to go overlooked or be blown off as no big deal: clogged or plugged ears. The proper term is “ear barotrauma,” which pretty accurately describes the pain and discomfort the… Read More »

3 News Stories That Will Restore Your Faith in The World

  It’s been a downright depressing week. To help us all remember that positive things are still happening in the world, we have once again rounded up our favorite feel-good (and do-gooder) stories of the last seven days.     Bulletin Board Full of Money Encourages People to Take What They Need A new video… Read More »

The Best Health Advice We’ve Received from Our Moms

Here at Health, we’re dedicated to sharing the best and latest wellness advice. Our drive comes from our own goals to live healthfully—and these were inspired in part by the healthy-living lessons our mothers instilled in us throughout our lives. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, we’re excited to share the mom-backed wisdom that didn’t always make sense at the time… Read More »