Flu epidemic has already killed 30 kids and hasn’t peaked yet

This year is quickly becoming one of the worst flu seasons in recent memory. Flu activity has been reported in 49 states — all except for Hawaii — as of Jan. 13, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Hopefully we’re at the peak now, but until we

Goop Pushes An At-Home Coffee Enema Kit In Its Latest Beauty Guide

Goop is at it again. In an email newsletter sent out Thursday, Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand released its annual detox guide, which recommends ditching certain foods for the year ahead, in order to cleanse your body of all the toxins. In conjunction with its general “detox” recommendations, Goop also put together a

Women monitor their health much better than men

When it comes to minding their health, New York’s women are way ahead of the men. More On: health The most dramatic body transformations of 2017 The craziest medical mishaps of 2017 How to actually keep your New Year's resolutions Moms-to-be are slapping on these freaky 'belly masks' That’s according to Oscar Health, the hipster-friendly

Solange pulls out of concert as she reveals health battle

Solange has pulled out of a festival appearance [Getty] The singer said her doctor has deemed her unfit to fly to South Africa for the AfroPunk Festival.  Beyonce’s sister revealed that she has been diagnosed with an autonomic disorder, which damages the nervous system. Taking to Instagram, she apologised to her fans

City agencies have battled over discrimination suit for 7 years

Two city agencies have been battling over a former stressed-out worker’s discrimination suit for nearly seven years — and there’s no end in sight. Rose Vincent, who worked as a patient aide for NYC Health + Hospitals from 2000 to 2011, said that in January 2010, she began to

2016 Was Way Worse For Our Health Than We Thought

This was not a great year. And while the year before was barely any better, it turns out 2016 might have been a touch worse for our health than we all imagined, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The national health agency recently released new

Public health officials are genuinely worried about cellphone radiation

The California Department of Public Health has released its first cellphone-use guidelines, warning that the devices could be hazardous due to radiation. “Although the science is still evolving, there are concerns among some public-health professionals and members of the public regarding long-term, high-use exposure to the energy emitted by

Scientist use sperm to deliver chemo drugs to cervical cancer cells

Scientists in Germany have devised a way to treat cervical cancer that uses sperm cells to deliver chemotherapy. The promising new method could provide an alternative to standard chemo treatments as sperm cells are designed to swim through a female reproductive tract. Chemo drugs damage normal cells along with cancerous