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Lady Gaga's tour-busting fibromyalgia diagnosis: What you need to know
“‘Til it happens to you, you don’t know how it feels, how it feels.” -- Lady Gaga The lyrics from her 2015 song may now have new meaning for superstar singer Lady Gaga, who has postponed a portion of her world tour because of a worsening case of fibromyalgia , a chronic pain condition she says she
Netflix 'Smart Socks' Pause Your Show When You Snooze
Time for "Pop news" and I love this story. I need to share with you because forget netflix and chill. It's all about netflix and snooze. Streaming service has dreamt up a genius invention, legit, guys. These are socks that determine when you've dozed off and immediately pause the show that you're
Paralyzed Bride Who 'Walked' Down the Aisle Documents First Pregnancy
A woman whose arduous walk down the aisle grabbed headlines is now documenting what it’s like to be both pregnant and paralyzed. Gina Springhower initially grabbed headlines after training to walk down the aisle for her wedding, even though she was left partially paralyzed after a car accident.
5 Sleep Problems Nobody Talks About
You drift off at night like a newborn baby yet can't recall the last time you woke up truly refreshed. It may not seem that weird: "People tend to assume that because our modern lives are so hectic, nobody feels rested," says Meir Kryger, MD, a professor at the Yale School of Medicine. But the
Signs You May Have an Iron Deficiency
Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency in the United States, and women are among those at greatest risk. Iron is critical for producing hemoglobin, a protein that helps red blood cells deliver oxygen throughout your body. So without it, everything suffers -- and can lead to
Can Sleeping Apart Help Your Relationship?
A recent episode of Good Morning America profiled Arianne and Nate Cohen of Portland, Oregon—a married couple that sleeps in separate rooms. Now, chances are, your first reaction to that scenario is something along the lines of, "well, their marriage is doomed." But actually, experts say that's not
Parkinson's Disease at 29, Man Opts for New Brain Surgery
Tommy Zuleger was only 29 when the symptoms of Parkinson's disease first started: a shake in his right hand, problems sleeping and "aches and pains" that were unexplainable. "The years went on and they got progressively worse," said Zuleger, a real estate executive from Phoenix. "I figured I had
Off-Label Drug Marketing Is 'Free Speech,' Court Rules
A decision by a federal appeals court this week could have a dramatic impact on the marketing of prescription drugs in America, potentially affecting patient care and everything from TV advertising to future government prosecutions which, in the past, had yielded billions of dollars in settlements,
New Varicose Veins Treatment Is Painless and Easy
Brett Peaks, a former college baseball player and lawyer, began to notice that his legs were "tired and achy" after he would exercise. And he was only 28. "Then I started to notice the veins in both legs got progressively worse," said Peaks, now 35, who now runs a dental office in Nashville with
Could Restless Legs Point To Troubled Heart?
Nearly a decade ago, television and movie actor Kevin Dobson , now 68, took on a new role in a play. The job, he said, was one of the toughest he's had, but not because of the acting. "I was functioning on two or three hours of sleep," said Dobson, perhaps best known for his role as assistant