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Here's Demi Lovato With a Heartfelt Speech on Mental Health

[Lovato's father, who she has said was abusive and struggled with mental health issues, died of cancer in 2013.] So I took a look at my life and I said, 'Something has to change, I've got to get sober' — so I did. I made changes in my life, and the ...and more »

Aretha Franklin cancels upcoming concerts due to health concerns

Aretha Franklin has canceled her two major upcoming concerts on the orders of her doctor. “Aretha Franklin has been ordered by her doctor to stay off the road and rest completely for at least the next two months,” her management sent in a statement ...and more »

Amazon hires former FDA exec for secret health care team

Amazon has made a big hire for its secret health care division internally known as 1492, according to CNBC: FDA's first chief health informatics officer Taha Kass-Hout. The e-commerce giant reportedly brought him on board to work under former Google X ...and more »

To improve health, be NICE to yourself

As a volunteer in my son's kindergarten class, I smiled as I heard the kids politely protect their personal space with those four magic words: “you're in my bubble.” I don't recall learning about respecting personal space in my wild west childhood of ...

Signs of progress amid county's continued low health ranking

Watkins sees the the county's low ranking “as an opportunity for the rest of the community to see there is a need to modify our health behavior.” The health rankings amount to “an annual overview of how we are doing and if there is a need for a change ...and more »