Weight Loss Influencer Lexi Reed Had 7 Lbs. of Excess Skin Removed: ‘I Am Determined to Heal’

Lexi Reed already lost a whopping 312 lbs. — but these last 7 lbs. are just as big of a deal. The weight loss influencer, who is best known on Instagram as @fatgirlfedup, underwent skin removal surgery on Wednesday to take off 7 lbs. of loose skin on her stomach, thighs and butt. Reed, 28, … Continue reading "Weight Loss Influencer Lexi Reed Had 7 Lbs. of Excess Skin Removed: ‘I Am Determined to Heal’"

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Carrie Ann Inaba Discusses Living with Chronic Illness: ‘Pain Is a Life Stealer’

She’s juggled a full-time job on television, (now two of them!) but behind the scenes, Carrie Ann Inaba has dealt with years of private pain. “I’ve been through a lot of trauma in my life,” the Dancing with the Stars judge and new co-host of The Talk tells PEOPLE in this week’s issue, on stands Friday. “But tragedies are … Continue reading "Carrie Ann Inaba Discusses Living with Chronic Illness: ‘Pain Is a Life Stealer’"

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Chris Pratt Started a 21-Day Diet Based on the Bible: ‘I’ll Probably Be Hallucinating’

Chris Pratt hopes to lose weight while connecting to his faith in the new year. The 39-year-old actor said on his Instagram story that he decided to tackle the Daniel Fast this January. Get push notifications with news, features and more. + Follow Following You’ll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications. “OK, hi, … Continue reading "Chris Pratt Started a 21-Day Diet Based on the Bible: ‘I’ll Probably Be Hallucinating’"

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Jennifer Lopez Realized She’s ‘Addicted to Sugar’ During Her 10-Day Challenge

Cutting out sugar and carbs completely for 10 days was far tougher than Jennifer Lopez expected — and it sometimes made her feel like she was living in “an alternate reality.” But the singer and actress said it was a good shock to her body as she prepares to play a stripper in an upcoming … Continue reading "Jennifer Lopez Realized She’s ‘Addicted to Sugar’ During Her 10-Day Challenge"

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New Peanut Allergy Drug Looks Like a ‘Breakthrough’ for People with Life-Threatening Reactions

A new peanut allergy drug is looking like a potential “breakthrough” treatment for people with life-threatening reactions to the legume. Clinical trials of the drug found that patients given the medication were able to build up a tolerance to peanuts over time, to the point where they would not have a reaction if they ingested peanut … Continue reading "New Peanut Allergy Drug Looks Like a ‘Breakthrough’ for People with Life-Threatening Reactions"

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We Tried It: Hiring a Trainer from the Internet

  What it is: Trying an at-home trainer like a celebrity, with a little help from the Internet (in this case, Thumbtack) Get push notifications with news, features and more. + Follow Following You’ll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications. Who tried it: Alex Apatoff, Lifestyle Director Level of difficulty: … Continue reading "We Tried It: Hiring a Trainer from the Internet"

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JAY-Z and Beyoncé ‘Challenge You’ to Try a Plant-Based Diet: ‘We All Have a Responsibility’

JAY-Z and Beyoncé are encouraging everyone to take part in the plant-based food revolution. In an introduction for the new book The Greenprint: Plant-Based Diet, Best Body, Better World, by Marco Borges, Beyoncé’s trainer, the couple open up about how parenthood changed their outlook on life — including the food they eat. Get push notifications with news, features and more. + Follow … Continue reading "JAY-Z and Beyoncé ‘Challenge You’ to Try a Plant-Based Diet: ‘We All Have a Responsibility’"

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Chanel Iman Felt ‘a Little Bit’ of Pressure to Get Back in Shape Post-Baby: ‘I Wanted to Work!’

It’s been a busy year for Chanel Iman and her N.Y. Giants wide receiver husband Sterling Shepard. After getting engaged last December, the couple tied the knot at the Beverly Hills Hotel in March, and soon after, welcomed daughter Cali Clay on Aug. 10. But even though Iman gave birth just three months ago, the supermodel has made … Continue reading "Chanel Iman Felt ‘a Little Bit’ of Pressure to Get Back in Shape Post-Baby: ‘I Wanted to Work!’"

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Third Graders Shave Their Heads to Support Classmate Who Has Alopecia: ‘I Feel More Confident’

Eight-year-old Luke Nelson, of Edmond, Oklahoma, rarely left the house without a hat after losing his hair due to alopecia late last year. But a supportive gesture from his classmates has given the third-grader all the strength he needs to boldly rock his new look. “For a little 8-year-old boy to lose his hair, of … Continue reading "Third Graders Shave Their Heads to Support Classmate Who Has Alopecia: ‘I Feel More Confident’"

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Virginia Woman Dies From Rabies After Doctors Misdiagnose Her with Anxiety

A Virginia woman died from rabies after being bitten by a puppy on a yoga retreat and tragically sent home twice by doctors who did not realize she had the deadly virus. The unidentified 65-year-old woman began experiencing pain in her right arm while gardening on May 3, 2017, more than a month after returning … Continue reading "Virginia Woman Dies From Rabies After Doctors Misdiagnose Her with Anxiety"

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