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The Tests You Need to Diagnose Infertility
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
When Richard Paulson, M.D., was training to specialize in fertility medicine, he offered a long list of diagnostic tests to couples trying to become parents. Some were allergy tests; others invol...
Why It's Important to Get Rid of Unused Medication
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
When it comes time to dispose of your leftover or expired medicines, you might be tempted to just toss unused pills into the trash—20 percent of people got rid of their meds this way, according t...
New Worries About Energy Drinks
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Commercial energy drinks have once again been linked to heart health concerns—this time by a study published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association. And it's not the fault of caff...
FDA Warns 14 Companies for Selling Unproven Cancer 'Cures'
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Treating cancer can be a painful, drawn-out process, and there’s no guarantee of a cure. Unfortunately, there’s no magic pill that can get rid of cancer, or prevent it from occurring in the first...
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This Mom's Viral Facebook Post Explains Why She Doesn't Teach Her Son to Share
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
"MY CHILD IS NOT REQUIRED TO SHARE WITH YOURS."
Serena Williams Says She Accidentally Announced Her Pregnancy
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
"You press the wrong button and..."
Apparently Dragon Frappuccinos Are a Thing Now, Too
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
When baristas ran out of Unicorn Frappuccino ingredients, they invented their own mythical creation.
This Is Why We Have Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Basically, who do we have to thank for movies like Bachelorette and The Hangover?
What Eliminating ACA Cost
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
The Trump administration and both parties in Congress are playing a high stakes game of chicken, using a key feature of the Affordable Care Act as a bargaining chip. The White House said today it...
Did the Stone Method Work for These Two Women?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
At the New Year, Ali and Juliana wanted to get back into shape and feel better about their health and fitness. Ali told The Doctors, “I’m willing to put in the hard work, but I just need somebody to tell me what to do.” They agreed to do celebrity trainer Lacey Stone’s “Eight Weeks to Change” program -- which is part The Stone Method --  addressing three areas: mental, physical, and food. Lacey, who is the trainer on "Revenge Body with Khloe Kardashian," coaches the women through five-day-a-week workouts.
Do You Know How to Escape from a Car Trunk?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
A 25-year-old Avondale, Alabama, woman escaped from an abductor who locked her in the trunk of her own car – and it was all caught on camera!
Maria Shriver’s Fight Against Alzheimer’s
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Journalist and author Maria Shriver joins The Doctors to talk about the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement, which she founded. “My dad was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2003, and there was very little known about the disease then. Maria notes that Alzheimer’s is increasingly a women’s disease.
My Baby Might Never Walk Without Surgery
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Angelique desperately wanted a child – but her dream pregnancy was marred by scary news. Angelique’s pediatrician said Sophie had dwarfism, but something about the diagnosis didn’t seem to fit. Angelique took her baby to a specialist who identified Sophie’s condition as Congenital Femoral Deficiency, a rare birth defect in which a baby’s femurs fail to develop normally.
Even If You've Had Shingles, Get the Zostavax Vaccine
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Nearly one in three American adults will experience an outbreak of herpes zoster, also called shingles, at some point in their lives.  Most will get the viral illness—which brings a blistery rash...
Can Type 2 Diabetes Be Reversed?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Nearly 20 million Americans have diabetes, and another 86 million are at risk for developing it. Jane Ann says that a new program has done just that for her. Jane Ann was diagnosed with diabetes 15 years ago, when she weighed almost 300 pounds.
The Woman Who Carried Her Terminally Ill Baby to Term In Order to Donate Her Organs Gave Birth
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
This story is so sad but so inspiring.
This Is Why We Say "Until Death Do Us Part" In Wedding Vows
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
The standard line is included in many traditional Catholic ceremonies, but what the heck does it really mean?
Serena Williams Officially Confirms Her Pregnancy With the Most Emotional Post
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Warning: Her words *will* make you cry.
Here's How Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Started Dating
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
They met in the most surprisingly normal way.
Why I'm Sometimes Jealous of My Wife's Pregnancy
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
She's experiencing something I will literally never get to experience.
Extremely Pregnant Ciara Proves She Can Still "Drop It Low" In New Baby Bump Pic
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
And she does it in terrifyingly high platform shoes, too.
33 Ways to Battle Jealousy In Your Relationship
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Dr. Travis’ Secret Cheap and Healthy Guacamole Ingredient
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Ob/Gyn Dr. Nita Landry is no fan of healthy food – but will she be won over by ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork’s super-nutritious guacamole?
Is There a Solution for Woman's Urinary Incontinence?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
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Woman with Excessive Facial Hair Returns
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Diamond, who had a beard due to hormonal imbalances caused by polycystic ovary syndrome, returns to show off her new look! Diamond was distressed by her facial hair – ashamed to go out, and depressed by her appearance. Now she’s received laser hair removal treatments and her shaving days are over!
PBA Is no Laughing Matter
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
PseudoBulbar Affect (PBA) is a little-known disorder, but it affects about two million people in the U.S. Those affected are subject to sudden episodes of uncontrollable laughing or crying unrelated to their actual feelings. Dyanna suffered a stroke five years ago. UCLA Professor of Psychiatry and Aging Dr. Gary Small joins The Doctors to explain PBA.
Dr. Dow's Brother's Recovery from Multiple Strokes
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Psychotherapist Dr. Mike Dow has helped countless guests to The Doctors deal with difficult and painful events. Now he reveals his own family’s struggle with his brother David’s strokes. “He was a really happy kid, he was a really smart kid,” says Dr. Dow.
How Exercise Can Benefit Your Brain
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Aerobic exercise, resistance training (such as weight lifting), and tai chi can all boost brain function in people older than 50, concludes a review published today in the British Journal of Spor...
What Is Epsom Salt and Should You Be Bathing In It?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Epsom salt bath benefits include relief of muscle soreness, migraines, and more.
The Best Ab Exercises You’re Not Doing
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
These calorie-burning moves need to be part of your core routine.
EpiPen Maker Mylan Sued State That Gave Preferred Status to Cheaper Alternative
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
As the price for the EpiPen emergency allergy treatment soared by some 600%, Medicaid regulators in one state tried to de-prioritize the drug in favor of a less-expensive alternative. EpiPen’s pa...
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10 Celebrity Couples Who Look Eerily Alike
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Those Kids Who Interrupted Their Dad's BBC Interview Have Inspired a New Animated Series
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Their disruptive cuteness will live on in cartoon form.
This Toddler Attempting to Fit Into An Old Pair of Skinny Jeans Is All of Us
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
The "skinny jeans dance" is a familiar sight.
Your Heart Will Melt When You Read the Rock's List of "Goals" for His Toddler Daughter
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
His "Dadstagrams" are always a hit, but this is on another level.
What It's Really Like to Be An Abortion Doula
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
"There's no one-size-fits-all emotion attached to terminating a pregnancy."
These Raw Photos Show the Side of Breastfeeding You Don't Typically See
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
The series is called "In the Age of Mechanical Reproduction."
Celine Dion Reveals She Shares a Bed With Her 6
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
She says it helps her family cope with René Angélil's death.
Can Type 1 Diabetes Be Reversed?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Nearly 20 million Americans have diabetes, and another 86 million are at risk for developing it. Jane Ann says that a new program has done just that for her. Jane Ann was diagnosed with diabetes 15 years ago, when she weighed almost 300 pounds.
Psychic Lawyer Mark Anthony Tackles Unsolved Murder Case
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Psychic medium and lawyer Mark Anthony joins The Doctors to talk about his unique mix of legal acumen and uncanny abilities. Mark claims that in his new book, “Evidence of Eternity,” he takes mediumship “into the 21st century, based on science, theoretical physics, human physiology, and evidence.” Science and religion, he says, are not mutually exclusive. Legally, a psychic revelation is considered hearsay and is not admissible in court, but Mark says that it can point police in the right direction to uncover concrete evidence.
Substitute Teacher Drunk on the Job?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
A South Carolina substitute teacher alarmed students when she started vomiting uncontrollably in the classroom at 9:45 in the morning. She couldn’t walk and needed to be taken from the room in a wheelchair. But it wasn’t stomach flu – authorities found a box of wine in her handbag.
Myths about Narcolepsy Debunked
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Could you suffer from narcolepsy – and not even know it!? Learn the truth about a disease that affects about 200,000 people in the U.S. Sufferers can experience excessive daytime sleepiness, sleep paralysis, muscle weakness, hallucinations when falling asleep or waking up, and disrupted sleep. • Do people with narcolepsy sleep all the time?
Boy and Dog Share the Same Medical Condition
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
With boundless loyalty, playfulness, and cuddles, a dog can be a kid’s best friend. And this is especially true for Carter, who suffers from vitiligo.
A Mold Allergy Might Be Making You Miserable
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Are you having episodes of sneezing accompanied by a drippy or stuffy nose? Are your eyes, lips, mouth, or nose itchy? If you're experiencing those kinds of allergy symptoms even when pollen coun...