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Nelsan Ellis' family helped fight addiction stigma by speaking out about his death

Nelsan Ellis' family helped fight addiction stigma by speaking out about his death In the immediate wake of Nelsan Ellis' death from complications following heart failure, his family did something remarkable.On Monday, after news of Ellis' death spread, they chose to elaborate on how the 39-year-old True Blood actor experienced heart failure in the first place.

A wristband with your medical records could be a life-saver in emergencies

A wristband with your medical records could be a life-saver in emergencies That includes medical professionals working as quickly as possible to figure out what's wrong and help you.WRIXO, a cloud-based medical wristband, is trying to make this process faster.

Android users want to get pregnant, iPhone users avoid it, fertility app study shows

Android users want to get pregnant, iPhone users avoid it, fertility app study shows We know there are differences between iPhone and Android users.Twenty-five percent of Dot users on Android operating systems used the app to plan a pregnancy, as opposed to only 19 percent of iOS users.

Viral CEO further explains why Mental Health Days are so important

Viral CEO further explains why Mental Health Days are so important Following the positive reaction Parker's tweet received, Congleton wrote a post on Medium further discussing the need to normalize mental health as a "normal health issue," especially in the office.In situations like this, it is so easy to tell your teammates you are 'not feeling well,'" Congleton wrote.

26-year-old with rare skin condition is challenging beauty standards

26-year-old with rare skin condition is challenging beauty standards dEDS is a disorder that affects the connective tissues, and is caused by a defect in collagen which results in saggy, wrinkled skin, amongst other symptoms.For Sara, her younger days consisted of her feeling ashamed of her skin, even taking the effort to hide it.

Company starts offering 'menstrual leave' for women on the first day of their period

Company starts offering 'menstrual leave' for women on the first day of their period An Indian media company is offering "menstrual leave" to its female staff, encouraging them to take the first day of their periods off.Culture Machine, which employs 75 women, is applying the new policy from July on, and has called on other companies in the country to implement the same policy.

'To the Bone' lacks the courage to tackle anorexia in a meaningful way

'To the Bone' lacks the courage to tackle anorexia in a meaningful way To the Bone, a Netflix film about one woman's life-threatening experience with anorexia, begins at an unnecessarily awkward moment.Experts and survivors in the eating disorder community said it came dangerously close to glamorizing an illness that can be fatal.

Hollywood's portrayal of eating disorders needs to evolve after 'To the Bone'

Hollywood's portrayal of eating disorders needs to evolve after 'To the Bone' The second story is about the missed opportunities, omissions, and tropes that remind a skeptical viewer just how much Hollywood needs to rethink the way it portrays eating disorders in film and television.She labored to bring the film to life with good intentions, and her efforts have sparked a high-profile conversation about eating disorders.

Your favorite tween clothing store reportedly has asbestos in its makeup

Your favorite tween clothing store reportedly has asbestos in its makeup A North Carolina local news report about the tween clothing mall staple found that a highlighter sold by the brand tested positive for asbestos.Usually, people are worried about coming into contact with asbestos when they move into an older house or building.

Woman with 27 contact lenses in her eye probably set some kind of record, right?

Woman with 27 contact lenses in her eye probably set some kind of record, right? Surgeons in the UK found a staggering 17 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient's eye.A subsequent examination found a further 10 lenses, bringing the total number of contacts up to a staggering 27.

Artificial sweeteners don't help with weight loss after all

Artificial sweeteners don't help with weight loss after all consumption of artificial sweeteners has increased dramatically over the past 15 years.Some studies show they help people lose weight, while others show no effect or even weight gain, along with a host of other possible health risks.

How IT Can Save Our Healthcare System

How IT Can Save Our Healthcare System In reality, the law is about health insurance reform, and curbing the steep rise of the federal government’s subsidizing of health care for our citizens.The US healthcare system is not behind in technology investment compared with other countries.

This 'temporary tattoo' could totally change health care

This 'temporary tattoo' could totally change health care But soon they could be life-changing.Right now, patients with chronic conditions have to suffer with stiff plastic sensors that don't breathe very well.

Is this what the left want for their children?

Is this what the left want for their children? Z Home News ths.I Sport I / I Australia I Femail I Health I Science I Money I 'Latest Headlines I News I World Hews I Arts I Headlines I France I Pictures I Most read I Wires I DiscoBoy, S, found hanged 'was bullied forbeing white'I Aaron Delmore, nine, found hanged at Birmingham home by his motherI Believed to be Britain' s second youngest 'suicide' caused by bullyingI The schoolboy was rushed to hospital but died of suspected cardiac arresta Family claim Aaron was being tormented by bullies at his new schoolI Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding Aaron' s deathBy LARISA BROWN FOR THE DAILY MAI LPUBLISHED: 15: 54 EST, 24 February 2013 I UPDATED: : 118 BST, 25 February 2013A boy of nine who was found hanged isbelieved to have killed himself after hewas "bullied for being white' by an Asiangang at school.

Linkin Park's Chester Bennington died on Chris Cornell's birthday. Here's why the date is important.

Linkin Park's Chester Bennington died on Chris Cornell's birthday. Here's why the date is important. That anguish was multiplied Thursday when the public learned that Chester Bennington, the frontman for Linkin Park, not only killed himself but died on what would've been Chris Cornell's 53rd birthday.When Cornell died by suicide in May, Bennington sang Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah at his memorial service.

Woman has farting nightmare in first yoga class, heads straight to McDonald's

Woman has farting nightmare in first yoga class, heads straight to McDonald's In a post on Facebook — which has been shared over 8,000 times — she describes how a heavy bout of flatulence turned her yoga class into a hideously embarrassing moment.I am a yoga girl," Mazza continued.