Health

49ers Stadium Will Be Most Vegan Friendly in America

Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — “Get your hot dog, your vegan-friendly hot dog.” That’s the chant that vendors at Levi’s Stadium, home to the San Francisco 49ers, might be yelling to customers this fall as the stadium overhauls Read More

Warm Weather Stirs Up Brain-Eating Amoeba Warning

iStock/Thinkstock(JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan.) — Kansas health officials are urging swimmers to take extra care in warm freshwater, which could be home to millions of microscopic killers. A 9-year-old Johnson County girl is the latest victim of Naegleria fowleri, a Read More

Stress Eating Linked to 11 Extra Pounds a Year for Women

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Turning to food for comfort is a familiar habit for many, but a recent study shows that stress eating can lead to extra pounds and fewer calories burned. Women who reported at least one stressor before eating a high-fat meal lost 104 Read More

Colbie Caillat's New Video Takes on Beauty Ideals

Republic Records(NEW YORK) — Singer Colbie Caillat’s new video is sending a powerful message to women about their appearance and society’s expectations of beauty. In the song “Try,” Caillat — a pop singer/songwriter whose hits include Read More

National Blood Drive Protests Ban on Gay Donors

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — For the second year in a row, groups held a national blood drive to protest the ban against gay and bisexual men donating blood. Grassroots organizations collaborated Friday to draw attention to the policy and call for change. While Read More

Government Shutdown Baby Boom: Real or Coincidence?

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — It’s been nine months since the government shutdown, and some D.C. area hospitals are reporting a surprising development: Babies. Lots of them. Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C., has seen an additional three births Read More