POSTS WITH TAG: health

Brain scans show the terrible effects the Zika virus has on a baby

The Zika virus continues to stir public alarm as more domestic cases are reported. The illness, which can stunt the brain's growth during pregnancy due to microcephaly, has affected a total of 2,260 people in the U.S. Now, researchers are monitoring the brains of babies affected and studying just how the virus takes over. The results are devastating. 

 

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How to control your pregnancy cravings

Nobody knows why pregnant women feel such strong cravings while expecting, but common sense says it has to do with the hormone changes we experience when carrying. These hormonal shifts heighten your sense of smell and taste. So when you get a craving, it feels so real that you need to satisfy it. Here are our best tips for controlling your cravings.  

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7 Celeb beauty treatments that are actually dangerous

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Nowadays there are so many advanced beauty treatments that we're tempted to try since our favorite celebs are also fans. Be very careful! Not all of these treatments are safe or even FDA approved. Take a look at celeb-friendly beauty treatments that could potentially be harmful to your health. Some of these may surprise you!

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WATCH: Baby crawls out of mom's womb during natural C-section & it's incredible

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Traditional C-sections are hard on moms physically and emotionally. Now there's a gentler approach to the operation known as a natural C-section. This bypasses strapping the mom's arms and creating a barrier between mother and child. The latest viral video shows exactly how it's done and it's pretty crazy. The baby actually crawls out of the womb!

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You've been eating watermelon all wrong & here's why!

It's summertime and you know what that means? It means fun in the sun, long beach days, and eating juicy, delicious watermelons. But get this: You shouldn't be spitting out the seeds. I repeat, you shouldn't be spitting out the seeds because they're actually really good for you

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10 Household uses for lemons that you didn't know about

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Lemons aren't just used to make lemonade and ceviche. Yes, we all have our favorite recipes using lemon, but the fruit can be used for much more. Lemons have many non-culinary uses around the house and we are breaking down the most useful ones. You can squeeze plenty of benefits from your lemons. Here are ten of our favorite unexpected uses.  

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Elizabeth Gutierrez reveals how she gets her booty in shape (VIDEOS)

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Elizabeth Gutierrez is giving us serious body envy. The 37-year-old star is in the best shape of her life and is giving us the lowdown on how she achieves her toned figure. Gutierrez recently posted videos of her workout and it seems easy enough to try at home. Take a look and let us know if you're up for the challenge. 

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7 Foods that boost your weight loss and make you happy

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Want to fight away the blues and lose weight at the same time? Science has repeatedly shown that certain fruits and vegetables have this inherent capacity to fight depression, anxiety and mood swings, while still making you look good. Let's look at seven of the most powerful mood enhancing and weight loss inducing foods.

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Neck pain + 9 other problems that come with using a big purse

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I like big bags and I cannot lie, but recently I decided to switch to a small purse because my body was aching from the heaviness of my bolsa. Also, most of the time I don't need all the things I lug around. I'm not saying I'm completely giving up on large purses, but I'm giving them a rest. Here are some reasons you might want to stop carrying a heavy purse, too. 

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Mom's legs amputated during C-section & you won't believe why

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If you've had a c-section, you know how daunting it can be. Imagine if the doctors made the most horrific mistake while you were on the operating table. That's what happened to a British woman who woke up from the procedure and discovered that her legs had been amputated. Read ahead to make sure this never happens to you or a loved one. 

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