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Australian Sanitary Pad Ad Fat-Shames and Period-Shames (VIDEO)

Originally posted 08/21/2015 02:40PM

Who knew so much offensiveness could fit into a one-minute video?

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Filed Under: Fitness, Health, Bodywatch
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Jimmy Carter Has Melanoma in His Brain: 'I'm Perfectly at Ease with Whatever Comes'

Jimmy Carter Has Melanoma in His Brain: 'I'm Perfectly at Ease with Whatever Comes'

Originally posted 08/20/2015 11:15AM

Stoic but joking, Jimmy Carter, 90, shared on Thursday the grim news that the cancer found in his liver is melanoma and has spread to four "very small" spots in his brain.

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Filed Under: Cancer, Health, Jimmy Carter
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Shannen Doherty: 'Yes, I Have Breast Cancer'

Shannen Doherty: 'Yes, I Have Breast Cancer'

Originally posted 08/19/2015 05:10PM

Shannen Doherty is battling breast cancer, she reveals to PEOPLE exclusively.

"Yes, I have breast cancer, and I am currently undergoing treatment," the actress said in an exclusive statement to PEOPLE.

"I am continuing to eat right, exercise and stay very positive about my life," she continued. "I am thankful to my family, friends and doctors for their support and, of course, my fans who have stood by me."

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Brittany Maynard's Husband and Mom Continue to Fight for Her Right-to-Die Bill: 'I Feel Her Presence,' Her Mom Says

Brittany Maynard

Brittany Maynard's Husband and Mom Continue to Fight for Her Right-to-Die Bill: 'I Feel Her Presence,' Her Mom Says

Originally posted 08/18/2015 04:25PM

California lawmakers today reintroduced the End of Life Option Act, inspired by the late Brittany Maynard, saying it will be one of a handful of bills considered during a special session on health care this month.

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This Man Ran 7 Marathons Since Open-Heart Surgery that Replaced Leaky Valve with a Cow Valve

This Man Ran 7 Marathons Since Open-Heart Surgery that Replaced Leaky Valve with a Cow Valve

Originally posted 08/18/2015 03:35PM

A "runner's high" has a whole different meaning for Scott Allen.

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Fat Girl Walking Author on Making Peace with Her Curves: 'You Take the Best Care of Something You Love'

Fat Girl Walking Author on Making Peace with Her Curves: 'You Take the Best Care of Something You Love'

Originally posted 08/18/2015 11:35AM

It's not easy to share your life story with strangers, let alone one that involves cellulite, binge eating and bullying. But Brittany Gibbons, blogger and author of the memoir Fat Girl Walking, has gotten pretty comfortable with the idea. The mom of three chatted with PEOPLE about growing up chubby, woman-on-woman fat-shaming and learning to love her body (most days).

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Filed Under: Fitness, Health, Bodywatch
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Jimmy Carter's Tiny Hometown of Plains, Georgia Shaken by His Cancer Diagnosis

Jimmy Carter's Tiny Hometown of Plains, Georgia Shaken by His Cancer Diagnosis

Originally posted 08/15/2015 02:00PM

Jimmy Carter's hometown of Plains, Georgia – population around 700 – is reeling after the beloved former president's announcement on Wednesday that he's been diagnosed with advanced cancer.

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Jimmy Carter's Cancer Fight: Wife Rosalynn Is 'Scared' But 'Right There with Him," Friends and Family Say

Jimmy Carter's Cancer Fight: Wife Rosalynn Is 'Scared' But 'Right There with Him," Friends and Family Say

Originally posted 08/15/2015 10:15AM

Former President Jimmy Carter is battling advanced cancer with his trademark "humor and impatience", but friends and family say the one person who can help him through this is the love of his life, wife Rosalynn Carter.

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You Won't Believe How Eat, Pray, Love Author Elizabeth Gilbert Cured Her Knee Pain

You Won't Believe How Eat, Pray, Love Author Elizabeth Gilbert Cured Her Knee Pain

Originally posted 08/14/2015 08:00PM

She's already come up with three distinct ways of healing in the name of eating, praying, and loving.

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Woman Writes Awesome Open Letter to Man Who Called Her Fat While Jogging

Woman Writes Awesome Open Letter to Man Who Called Her Fat While Jogging

Originally posted 08/14/2015 01:20PM

When Lindsey Swift went for a run with her boyfriend last week, a random man leaned out his car window and shouted nasty comments about her weight.

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Filed Under: Fitness, Health, Bodywatch
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