Trying to Get Pregnant? Where You Live Could Make a Difference

Infertility treatments like in vitro fertilization (IVF) are expensive. Very expensive. But in some states, insurance companies are required to cover the cost, making them fertility friendly. The National Infertility Association, also known as RESOLVE, has just put together a “Fertility Scorecard.” Released at the start of National Infertility Awareness Week, the scorecard ranks all 50 states […]

Jack Osbourne’s Multiple Sclerosis, Explained

Jack Osbourne — the son of legendary rocker Ozzy — was looking for help with his suddenly blurred vision. Doctors found the cause of the problem – he has multiple sclerosis (MS). Though other celebrities like Montel Williams and Terri Garr have also publically spoken about their battles with the disease, Osbourne’s recent revelation has […]

What Is Flesh-Eating Disease?

Although it’s rare, two cases of flesh-eating bacteria have been in the news lately after a student and a new mom were recently diagnosed with the infection. Called necrotizing fasciitis, flesh-eating bacteria can enter an open wound (regardless of its size) and begin to destroy skin, fat and other tissue, and it spreads fast. It’s […]