7 Of The Worst Fast-Food Salads, According To Nutritionists

TV exposés, investigative magazine articles, healthy lifestyle websites and books like Eat This, Not That! have been alerting the American public to a real bummer of a fact for the past decade: Just because it’s a salad doesn’t mean it’s good for you. Before nutritionists and Dr. Oz revealed that Chili’s Quesadilla Explosion Salad is…

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The 3 Plastics Every Parent Should Avoid

Taborsk via Getty Images Plastics that fall into the 3, 6 and 7 categories are composed of chemicals that carry the greatest risks. Plastic has infiltrated pretty much every aspect of our children’s lives. They wear it, eat and drink from it, and teethe and sleep on it. During the early years, even their butts…

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I Needed A Hysterectomy At Age 31. Doctors Fought Me Every Step Of The Way.

HuffPost Illustration/Ace Ratcliff My illness’ severity led me to the conclusion early on that childbirth would irreparably damage my already broken body and would never be the right choice for me. “My disease has a 50 percent heritability rate, minimum,” I explained, cradling my phone between my ear and my shoulder as I talked with…

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Cancer Care Has A Long Way To Go To Meet LGBTQ Patients’ Needs

Sharon Pruitt / EyeEm via Getty Images The LGBTQ population’s health care needs are often different from those of cis-hetero patients, including when it comes to cancer detection and treatment. Sexual and gender minority individuals are at higher risk for certain cancers, and barriers to health care for this group are well-documented — but even…

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