This Influencer Just Showed How Different Reality and Social Media Are—by Pulling Down Her Pants

Need more proof that the so-called "real" images you see on social media show anything but reality? Look no further than a before-and-after Instagram post from Monday by psychologist and influencer Stacey Lee. "Instagram is a place where we see people's best selves," wrote Lee, who has struggled with disordered eating. "People don't like to freely share […]

How Emily Skye Overcame Body Image Issues and Learned to Love Her Body Even More After Childbirth

Emily Skye is a body positivity icon. She doesn’t shy away from showing off her loose skin and stretch marks since giving birth to her 6-month-old daughter Mia. In fact, she tells Health she doesn’t even think of them as flaws that need fixing. “I just have so much more respect and appreciation for what my […]

This Woman Felt ‘Electric Shocks’ in Her Legs. It Turned Out She Had a Parasite in Her Spine

A 35-year-old French woman went to the emergency room after feeling "electric shocks" in her legs. For months, she had been experiencing worsening symptoms, which made it difficult to ride her horse and had caused repeated falls. But at the hospital, she got an answer she probably wasn't expecting. Doctors at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire […]

This Underwear Model Posing in a Wheelchair Is Breaking Stereotypes and We Couldn’t Be Happier

Aerie has done it again. While looking at their latest rollout of products on American Eagle’s site, 20-year-old Abby Sams noticed a familiar face—her own. In a tweet that has since gone viral, Sams shared the news. RELATED: These 13 Women Prove Every Body Is a Bikini Body “@Aerie just sneakily released some of my […]

A Shark Took a Bite Out of This Instagram Model’s Arm While She Was Posing for a Beach Shot in the Bahamas

Doing it for the ‘gram can have serious consequences. One Instagram model learned this the hard way while on vacation in the Bahamas—and had a shark chomp down on her arm while she was posing for photos in the water.  It happened when 19-year-old Katarina Zarutskie waded into the ocean in an area rife with nurse sharks. As […]

‘Barbie Feet’ Is the Latest Disturbing Body Trend Sweeping Instagram—Here’s How Dangerous It Can Be

Thigh gaps, thighbrows, Toblerone tunnels — now #Barbiefeet is the latest body trend sweeping Instagram. Many social media influencers and celebrities position their feet in the same way in photos: they point them out and down like Barbie’s permanently-molded high-heel feet. The trend can be seen in a growing number of Instagram photos that include the hashtag “barbiefeet.” […]

The Rescued Thai Soccer Team Is Being Monitored For ‘Cave Disease’ and Other Health Concerns

Now that the 12 youth soccer players and their coach have all been rescued from the flooded cave in Thailand where they were trapped for more than two weeks, their next trial awaits: a full medical examination and treatment, if necessary, to address any of several health challenges they may have faced. Initially, the first […]

Vibrio Vulnificus: What to Know About The ‘Flesh-Eating Bacteria’ That Has a New Jersey Man Fighting For His Life

A 60-year-old New Jersey man is fighting for his life, and his limbs, after contracting an infection while crabbing in the Maurice River, near the southern tip of the state. Angel Perez developed swelling and pain in his right leg on July 2, according to WPVI TV. "It turned brown, blackish color," his daughter said.  A few […]

The 10 Most Stressful Jobs—Did Yours Make the List?

Think your job is stressful? Try being an urologist. Every job carries a certain level of stress—but the most stressful jobs undeniably take a greater toll on workers than low-stress jobs do. Some people are attracted to these jobs for the challenges and rewards they offer, while others would like to avoid stressful careers. But […]