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Nurse Fleeing Wildfires Shoves Pony In The Back Of Her Car

A nurse fleeing California’s raging wildfires said “neigh” to leaving her pony behind. Lauren Mesaros decided to drive away from the Tubbs Fire flames Monday with her pony, Stardust, in the backseat, after realizing the trailer she had could only fit two of her three horses.

I Have Fibromyalgia Like Lady Gaga, Here's What It's Really Like

Lady Gaga has spent a lot of her career suffering in silence—until now. In her new Neflix documentary, Gaga: Five Foot Two, the pop star opens up about the debilitating chronic pain that she regularly experiences. In the film, Gaga doesn’t name the illness that she is battling, but she revealed via Twitter that she is suffering from fibromyalgia.

Millennials Represent Boon To Nurse Workforce, Join Ranks At Twice The Rate Of Baby Boomers

Millennials are becoming nurses at nearly double the rate of baby boomers, according to a new study.

A Surgeon Confesses His Fears

Henry Marsh’s best-selling memoir, delivered a terrifying peek behind the surgical curtain. A neurosurgeon based in London, Marsh shared some of the more harrowing cases from his decades of experience — the time, for instance, when he removed a tumor on a young woman’s spinal cord and she woke up with half her body paralyzed (“nothing I could do would undo the damage that I had done”).

21 Calcium Deficiency Symptoms That Will Surprise You

It’s not just osteoporosis you have to worry about if you don’t get enough calcium. Check out these calcium deficiency symptoms—plus our treatment tips.

Sleep Should Be Prescribed: What Those Late Nights Out Could Be Costing You

Leading neuroscientist Matthew Walker on why sleep deprivation is increasing our risk of cancer, heart attack and Alzheimer’s – and what you can do about it

Men's And Women's Brains React Differently When Helping Others, Study Says

There is pleasure in both giving and receiving. Does gender influence which of these pleasures we prefer? In women, part of the brain showed a greater response when sharing money, while in men, the same structure showed more activity when they kept the cash for themselves, a small study published Monday found.

Meet The Nocebo Effect, The Placebo Effect's Evil Twin That Makes You Feel Pain

A fascinating new study finds patients report worse side effects when a drug costs more money. The placebo effect is one of the most mystifying phenomena in medicine. When we expect a pill to make us feel better, it does. If we see others get better while using a medicine, we will too.