The NSFW Reason Rapper Kevin Gates Has So Many Mangoes in His Fridge

Rapper Kevin Gates rises at 2 a.m. for weight training, core work, calisthenics—push ups, pull ups, dips—and meditation. His new-found discipline includes everything from yoga—which he loves and considers “a journey,” and which his cellmate helped initiate, despite Gates’ protests that yoga was for women—to a fruit-filled diet. Some fruit,…

Many kids with chronic illness are still happy: Study

(HealthDay)—Many children deal with chronic health issues—but it doesn’t mean they can’t enjoy life as much as other kids, a new study finds. Researchers found that among more than 1,200 5- to 9-year-olds, those with some of the most common childhood ills were no less happy with their lives than…

Cesarean deliveries in India: Too many and yet too few

Has India fallen prey to the epidemic of cesarean currently affecting many countries in the world? Thanks to the data issued from the latest National Family and Health Survey, Christophe Z. Guilmoto and Alexandre Dumont, both IRD researchers, have been able to chart some of the main trends and differentials….

Poll: Many Older Adults Report Feeling Lonely, Isolated

MONDAY, March 4, 2019 — Many older adults, especially those with health issues, report feeling lonely and isolated, according to the results of the National Poll on Healthy Aging, published on March 4. The online survey was conducted by the University of Michigan Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation and…

Waist-to-size ratio shows the risk for many diseases

For years experts warn of too much belly fat, because it increases the risk for cardiovascular disease. According to a Brazilian study, however, are compromised of active, normal-weight men, the relationship between waist circumference and the body size is close to the normal. More and more study data suggest that…

Many Oncologists in the Dark About LGBTQ Health Needs

FRIDAY, Jan. 18, 2019 — Most cancer specialists are comfortable treating LGBTQ patients, but many aren’t confident in their knowledge about these patients’ specific health needs, a new survey finds. “Cancer care within the LGBTQ community is a largely ignored public health issue,” said Gwendolyn Quinn, a professor in the…