Apparently, no calories does NOT equal no consequences, and artificial sweeteners, like the kind you may find in diet drinks, may be just as bad for you as sugar, with your brain and your gut responding in surprising ways to that delicious, synthetic sweetness. The FDA has approved six artificial… Continue Reading What Do Artificial Sweeteners Actually Do to Your Body?

NBC NEWS MEDICAL CORRESPONDENT DR. JOHN TORRES HAS DETAILS ON CORRESPONDENT DR. JOHN TORRES HAS DETAILS ON KIDS, MIGRAINES AND TORRES HAS DETAILS ON KIDS, MIGRAINES AND BOTOX. KIDS, MIGRAINES AND BOTOX.>>Reporter: PLAYING BOTOX.>>Reporter: PLAYING BASEBALL USED TO BE>>Reporter: PLAYING BASEBALL USED TO BE IMPOSSIBLE FOR BASEBALL USED TO BE… Continue Reading To Combat Migraines In Children, Doctors Are Trying Botox Injections | NBC Nightly News

If you have a stomach ache that’s no fun, but it’s just your stomach that hurts. If you stub your toe, that sucks but at least it’s just your toe! But, if your head hurts it is all-consuming. You just want to crawl under a blanket and stay there forever.… Continue Reading Yes, Your Headache Is Worse Than All Other Aches and Pains, Here’s Why

Ugh, my muscles… why do they feel so… achey. *cough* If you say more research is needed I’m going to kick you. Howdy sickos, I’m Trace, thanks for watching! IT’S FLU SEASON EVERYBODY! Congratulations. If you didn’t get your flu shot this year (or even if you did), here’s a… Continue Reading Why The Flu Causes Aches & Pains

Ever notice your body seems to do certain things around the same time each day? You wake up around the same time, feel peckish around the same time, and are tired and ready for sleep around the same time. You might think it’s habit, but it’s actually thanks to biological… Continue Reading How Your Body’s Internal Clock Might Be Messing With Your Sleep

Leprosy brings to mind images of biblical beggars, lonely leper colonies, and seems, for some, to have all but disappeared into the history books. But leprosy stills haunts many parts of the world and there’s an absurd amount that we don’t know about the disease. Leprosy has been around since… Continue Reading How Does Leprosy Damage the Human Body?

KIDS’ BEHAVIOR. NBC’S KRISTEN DAHLGREN EXPLAINS. >>Reporter: HE IS ONLY 11 BUT ALREADY HE KNOWS THE CRIPPLING PAIN OF A MIGRAINE. >>I COULDN’T GET OUT OF BED. IT WAS TERRIBLE. I WAS CRYING OUT IN PAIN. >>Reporter: WHERE DOES IT HURT? >>ALL OVER. >>Reporter: THE POUNDING AND PRESSURE DEBILITAING BUT… Continue Reading Advice On How Parents Can Spot Children’s’ Emerging Migraines | NBC Nightly News

On TV you hear the term vegetive state and coma and brain death all the time in medical shows. But what do these terms actually mean? Hey brainiacs, Trace here for DNews. For non-medical people, the terms “vegetative state,” “coma,” and “brain dead” are used interchangeably, but they’re not synonymous… Continue Reading Is A Brain Dead Person Actually Dead?