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News 2020-05-27T22:23:41Z
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A Colorado man went to the emergency room with COVID-19 symptoms. He didn't get tested, but was sent a $3,278 bill for his visit.

Timothy Regan, of Denver, Colorado, was billed $3,278 after he visited the a local ER with COVID-19 symptoms.
Health 2020-05-27T21:44:45Z
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How to treat insomnia and get better sleep with self-care, therapy, or medication

To treat insomnia, you'll likely need a mix of lifestyle changes and therapies. In more severe cases, medication can be helpful, but there are risks.
Health 2020-05-27T21:33:00Z
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Cardi B showed off her stomach on Instagram after joking about 'sucking in' her belly for photos

The Grammy-winning rapper showed off her stomach for her Instagram followers on Wednesday, joking about the "suck it in" life.
Health 2020-05-27T21:14:56Z

5 natural home remedies for insomnia that can help you get better sleep

Home remedies and natural sleep aids may be all you need to treat insomnia. Here's how you can end your sleepless nights on your own.
Health 2020-05-27T21:02:35Z

More than a third of Americans are showing clinical signs of anxiety or depression amid the coronavirus pandemic, Census Bureau finds

Anxiety and depression rates were highest among young adults, women, and poor people, the US Census Bureau found.
Health 2020-05-27T20:29:00Z

What is vitamin D deficiency? How less sun can make you vulnerable to infection

Vitamin D deficiency is linked to not spending enough time in the sun. Without enough vitamin D, your body is unable to absorb calcium properly.
Health 2020-05-27T20:17:00Z

A plastic surgeon who has reopened his clinic says he will perform any operation — except lip fillers

Dr. Arash Moradzadeh told Insider all of his patients must wear masks for the entirety of their appointments, whether in his office or house calls.
Health 2020-05-27T19:56:00Z

Camping is one of the safest vacation plans you can have right now, but it's not risk-free. Here's how to do it right.

Dr. Sandra Kesh, infectious disease specialist, told Insider people considering camping should make sure to observe social distancing on their trip.
Health 2020-05-27T18:37:00Z

A mom accidentally flashed her daughter's class on Zoom and shared the story to show parents it's 'OK not to be perfect'

When Ashley Foret Smith realized her daughter's class saw her naked, she was mortified. Then, she saw it as a moment to laugh and support parents.
Health 2020-05-27T18:33:00Z

Demand is rising for Adele's rumored weight loss plan, the sirtfood diet. Here's how it works.

The sirtfood diet, credited for Adele's weight loss, includes foods like dark chocolate, but experts don't recommend the strict calorie cutting plan.
News 2020-05-27T18:25:00Z

Larry Kramer, who pushed the world to respond to the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s, has died of pneumonia at 84

Galvanized by the AIDS epidemic that swept the United States in the 1980s, Kramer founded the Gay Men's Health Crisis and ACT UP.
Health 2020-05-27T17:30:00Z

I'm a therapist and my patients need me now more than ever, but I'm struggling too

A therapist recounts their personal experience of helping clients while balancing financial and emotional stress.
Health 2020-05-27T17:15:00Z

How to safely go to the gym and reduce your risk of getting the coronavirus

Gyms are re-opening, but workouts could still pose risk of infection from the coronavirus. Here's how to have a safer exercise session.
Health 2020-05-27T15:55:00Z

Dr. Pimple Popper said her 'favorite' pimples to treat are the ones with the biggest pops

While treating a man with a "mask" of blackheads around his eyes, temples, and forehead, Dr. Sandra Lee said she enjoys tough-yet-satisfying pimples.
Health 2020-05-27T15:38:46Z

All the equipment you need to setup an affordable garage gym

Setting up a gym in your garage doesn't have to cost a fortune. Here's what you need to transform your garage into a cost-effective weight room.
Health 2020-05-27T14:50:00Z

I'm white. My sons are black. The Central Park incident confirmed that my kids won't be safe anywhere.

I thought moving my family to a more diverse city would protect my black children from racism. I was wrong.
Entertainment 2020-05-27T14:23:04Z

Couples therapists share the 5 rom-coms you should watch, and 4 you should skip

These experts broke down some of the best and worst romantic comedies out there, from "The Big Sick" to "The Notebook."
Lifestyle 2020-05-27T14:05:34Z

2 fitness influencers attempted some of the couple workouts trending on social media to show how 'ridiculous' they are

Nick Cheadle told Insider he thinks social media has become "a bit of a circus," with fitness influencers posting "outlandish" workouts for engagement.
Health 2020-05-27T12:24:00Z

My daughter stole my car and money, and left her infant child with me. I don't know if she'll ever return. What should I do?

According to therapist Kelly Scott, you can show your daughter love by saying "no" and providing a nurturing home for your granddaughter.
Entertainment 2020-05-27T11:00:13Z

'Normal People' star Daisy Edgar-Jones opened about up her anxiety and hypochondria

The "Normal People" star said her anxieties sometimes manifest as worries about her health, but she's learned to control it.
Entertainment 2020-05-27T09:20:23Z

Chrissy Teigen posted a video of herself being tested for COVID-19 and said 'it tickles'

The model and cookbook author was being tested ahead of surgery to remove her breast implants, and she giggled throughout the experience.
Health 2020-05-26T22:27:28Z

What is panic disorder? What to do if you have a fear of recurring panic attacks

Panic disorder symptoms include recurring panic attacks, which develop into fear and avoidance of situations that may trigger panic.
Health 2020-05-26T21:51:39Z

How to recognize the symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder and get the right treatment

The main symptom of generalized anxiety disorder is excessive worry for at least 6 months. It's often caused by genetic, biological, and life factors.
News 2020-05-26T21:15:31Z

As beaches and pools reopen for the summer, lifeguards must figure out how to stay safe and also save lives

Lifeguards at reopened pools and beaches will likely be wearing face masks, won't be able to perform traditional CPR, and will also be tasked with enforcing social distancing.
Health 2020-05-26T20:14:00Z

I had a high-risk pregnancy, and was terrified to give birth during the pandemic. Everything's even scarier now that my son has been born.

A mother of three shares the fears and unknowns she faced while giving birth amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Health 2020-05-26T20:12:00Z

A plastic surgeon points out the 3 changes on Khloe Kardashian's face after she shared a new look on Instagram

Beverly Hills-based Dr. Arash Moradzadeh said it looks like Khloe got a nose job and fillers, but photo filters may be involved too.
Health 2020-05-26T19:48:48Z

How to get an Epic Pass refund for the shortened ski season

The shortened ski season means many skiers were left with unused season passes. Here's how to get a credit refund for this season's Epic Pass.
Health 2020-05-26T18:54:00Z

Lizzo's high-intensity home workouts involve a ton of cardio, core, and strength-training. Here are her top moves.

Pop star Lizzo is famous for her high energy, and her home workouts are no exception. Here are the top exercises she's shared on TikTok.
Military & Defense 2020-05-26T17:15:00Z

How coronavirus is impacting Coast Guard Boot Camp — where incoming recruits are quarantined for 14 days

The COVID-19 crisis is changing the way future Coastguardsmen are trained at the Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May, NJ.
Health 2020-05-26T16:47:00Z

Sweden says sex is good for public health and your own wellbeing, as long as your partner is not showing coronavirus symptoms

Sweden's Public Health Agency released guidelines on sex during the coronavirus pandemic that take a sex-positive approach to social distancing.
Health 2020-05-26T16:43:00Z

How to structure a healthy diet while you're working from home during the coronavirus pandemic, according to nutrition experts

Working from home can alter your routines. We asked nutrition experts what to eat when you're working from home and how to eat to stay healthy.
News 2020-05-26T16:27:00Z

I'm a member of the Navajo Nation, and my people are dying from the coronavirus. We're facing the virus head-on with limited access to healthcare and supplies.

Tyrone Whitehorse, of the Navajo Nation, writes that the coronavirus is wreaking havoc on his community.
Health 2020-05-26T16:25:00Z

Nearly half of Americans incorrectly think herpes is deadly, and one-third think it is not contagious, a new survey found

The results from Babylon Health suggest STI stigma is still widespread and may contribute to a hidden epidemic of STIs like herpes.
Health 2020-05-26T16:21:00Z

I've been overeating in lockdown out of anxiety and loneliness. How do I stop myself turning to food for comfort?

Comfort eating is incredibly common, but it's possible to create new habits by starting small and not putting too much pressure on yourself.
Health 2020-05-26T15:45:58Z

A personal trainer who has worked with Meghan Markle, Chris Hemsworth, and Drake broke down exactly what his workouts involve

Jorge Blanco has worked with numerous A-listers, telling Insider that Drake "picks things up very fast" and is "very fun to work with."
Health 2020-05-26T15:36:00Z

Octavia Spencer, Emma Stone, and other celebrities explain how they're managing anxiety during quarantine

Celebrities partnered with the Child Mind Institute to discuss journaling, meditation, and the other ways they're coping during the pandemic.
News 2020-05-26T15:33:33Z

Backyard chicken farming is exploding right now. But experts warn it could lead to outbreaks of diseases that kill millions of birds and potentially threaten humans.

"When people are insecure about their financial future, they go back to the agrarian part of life," one chicken hatchery owner said.
Health 2020-05-26T15:24:00Z

Sex workers have issued a list of ‘safer’ sex positions to stick to during the pandemic

Swiss sex workers are keen for brothels to reopen. They say they will stick to positions like the "cowgirl" to minimize spread of the coronavirus.
Health 2020-05-26T14:55:05Z

I'm black and genderfluid, and I had to break up with my white therapist because she didn't understand race

A 22-year-old musician told Insider about ending their relationship with their therapist because she didn't understand race.
Health 2020-05-26T14:48:00Z

Children are more likely to grow out of picky eating if they have some control over what they eat, study says

According to the study, children can grow out of picky eating if their parents intervene before the age of 4.
Culture 2020-05-26T10:20:00Z

A YouTuber showed the devastating mental health impact of constant online hate with a raw video documenting her anxiety and panic attacks

Imogen Horton showed her 386,000 followers the real reason she wasn't uploading videos lately with raw footage of her struggles.
News 2020-05-25T21:51:58Z

Several high school students in Georgia tested positive for COVID-19 after attending a drive-through graduation parade

The Lovett School in Atlanta did not disclose how many students had tested positive for COVID-19, but described the number as "several."
Entertainment 2020-05-25T13:30:00Z

Director of the Lance Armstrong ESPN documentary said the only way to get him to open up was to have him exercise before an interview

"Lance" director Marina Zenovich told Insider the trick to getting Lance Armstrong to give revealing answers.
Lifestyle 2020-05-25T11:08:00Z

I took up archery during quarantine, and it's the closest I get to zen

The simple repetitive action of knocking the arrow, drawing the bowstring, and making the choice to let go lulls me into a sense of serenity.
Health 2020-05-24T16:19:00Z

How to figure out if you have an anxiety disorder and what treatment can work for you

Anxiety is the body's natural response to stress, but some people have an anxiety disorder with excessive fear or worry that can become debilitating.
Health 2020-05-24T16:19:00Z

Blue light glasses can improve sleep quality but you may not always get what you pay for

Consumer Reports tested blue light glasses costing $8, $40, and $53 and found that the $8 pair blocked the most amount of blue light.
News 2020-05-24T16:10:00Z

Haircuts have become the symbol of anti-lockdown protesters

Protesters in Michigan began giving out free haircuts outside the state's Capitol in defiance of the governor's stay-at-home order.
Health 2020-05-24T15:25:09Z

How to make good enough choices during the coronavirus pandemic, since making risk-free decisions is impossible

As Americans leave lockdown, they're gauging the risk of everything from visiting friends to renting a car. They're decisions we have to get used to.
Culture 2020-05-24T12:50:00Z

TikTok is breeding a new batch of child stars. Psychologists say what comes next won't be pretty.

Psychologists warn that outsized social media fame may pose longterm problems for the teen influencers who have become celebrities online.
Health 2020-05-23T16:20:00Z

Why you should never treat a sunburn with vinegar

Vinegar is highly acidic and contains ingredients like acetic and citric acid which could cause a chemical burn if used to treat a severe sunburn.
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