Like every other teen, Brian Kennedy of New York City knew all about the dangers of cigarette smoking — the toll it takes on your lungs, heart, and the rest of your body. But that didn't stop him from lighting up his first cigarette when he was only 11.
Tension-type and migraine are the two most common kinds of headaches. Migraines can be triggered by a variety of factors, including fatigue, hunger, emotional stress, or a change in caffeine consumption. Teenager Jonathan Gray suffers from migraines.
All of us get headaches once in a while. But for 1 in 10 people, the affliction is serious. What causes the worst headaches and how can you prevent them?
It's been a complaint of many silver foxes for years but now scientists believe they can prove that stress really does make your hair go grey.
When the going gets tough chemicals are triggered which damage DNA and leads us to look older and also increases the risk of diseases.
AFP - French film actor Gerard Depardieu was caught short on a Paris to Dublin flight and chose not to bother going to the toilet before relieving himself, airline CityJet told AFP on Wednesday.
"I will only confirm that he, in effect, urinated in the plane," a spokeswoman for the Air France-KLM subsidiary said, confirming a report on Europe 1 radio, which interviewed a passenger who witnessed the incident.
With Somalia's famine spreading, experts are looking at new strategies to address the crisis that go beyond simply feeding people.
The town of Dobley sits just 18 kilometers from the Kenyan town of Liboi, and just three kilometers from the officially closed Kenya-Somalia border. The dusty desert town was controlled by Islamist insurgent group al-Shabab until early April, when - after three days of fighting - government forces with allied militias beat Shabab back, creating a buffer zone 90 kilometers to the north and 30 kilometers to the east and south.
The global trade in human hair is soaring and becoming a major industry, according to e-commerce website alibaba.com. Celebrities are increasing the popularity of using real hair to supplement their own. In recent months singer Beyonce, footballer Wayne Rooney and actor Sarah Jessica Parker have all been seen sporting new and more voluminous locks. Alibaba spokeswoman Linda Kozlowski said: “There's been a huge upswing in hair. The celebrity culture has made hair extensions more popular, and everyone wants hair from India.” Hair stylist Lucinda Ellery explains why: “There is a big religious reason in India for people to get rid of their hair. They get it cut off and give it to monks. Now it's…an economic resource for the country," she said.