8 Dogs Who Love Going Above and Beyond Basic Fetch. Good Boys.

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8 Dogs Who Love Going Above and Beyond Basic Fetch. Good Boys.
Dogs and fetch go together like, well, dogs and fetch. If you throw something in the vicinity of a dog, there’s a good chance that the object will be returned to you with a wagging tale and a bit more drool than when you first had it. And now you’re locked into a game of […]

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Students Surprise A Much-Loved Cafeteria Worker By Making Her Dream Trip Come True

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Students Surprise A Much-Loved Cafeteria Worker By Making Her Dream Trip Come True
When nearly a hundred students at Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University, rushed Vicke Davis’ cash register at the school’s cafeteria, she had no idea what was going on. The much-loved cafeteria worker had always wanted to see the Northern Lights, something she’d once mentioned to a student named Quintin Woods, who decided […]

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These Photos Illustrate Why The Smallpox Vaccination Is So Important

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These Photos Illustrate Why The Smallpox Vaccination Is So Important
Would your family survive an outbreak of smallpox? In the 1950s, there was a reported 50 million cases worldwide each year. Today, smallpox has been “eradicated,” but that doesn’t mean that we are safe from infection. The first smallpox vaccination was developed in 1796, but it wasn’t until the 1970s that the World Health Organization […]

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This Sweet Baby Was Born With A Rare Disease That Makes Him Look Like An Elderly Man

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This Sweet Baby Was Born With A Rare Disease That Makes Him Look Like An Elderly Man
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Progeria is a rare medical condition that affects only one in eight million babies born every year. Unfortunately, this disorder is as severe as it is rare. Progeria is a devastating condition that changes the outcome of every life it touches. The beautiful souls that live with progeria, like the little […]

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Inside The Chilling Online World Of The Women Of ISIS

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Inside The Chilling Online World Of The Women Of ISIS
Conversations between young women who claim to be ISIS members living in Syria provide a disturbing insight into the everyday lives of female militants. update The Facebook profiles embedded in the original version of this story have been deactivated and replaced with screenshots of the pages. “All of those pages have been removed as they […]

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All Makeup Artists Are Talented, But What She Can Do Is On A Different Level

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All Makeup Artists Are Talented, But What She Can Do Is On A Different Level
For Michigan-based cosmetologist and beauty vlogger Andrea De La Ossa, makeup is fun. She knows that mascara is a must, bold lipstick is perfect for an added punch, and concealer can add a little life to even the most sleep-deprived face. But everyday makeup really isn’t her artistic jam. This self-proclaimed super-creep has a penchant […]

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This Man Thought He Just Had The Flu…But It Ended Up Being Much, Much Worse

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This Man Thought He Just Had The Flu…But It Ended Up Being Much, Much Worse
On October 18, James Mackey came down with what he thought was the flu. Within weeks, sepsis had taken over his immune system, forcing doctors to amputate both legs from mid-shin. Sepsis is a deadly condition that kills over 258,000 Americans every year. Doctors believe that in this case, the infection began in a small […]

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The Father-Son Story Of The Two Michael Sams

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The Father-Son Story Of The Two Michael Sams
Michael Sam Jr. doesn’t talk to his father, who has been caricatured in the press as an anti-gay man who abandoned his family. But there’s a lot more to the story. In a yellow-walled room in a Texas nursing home this July, a man in a wheelchair watched a flat-screen TV. He saw Michael Sam […]

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23 Things People Always Get Completely Wrong About Nurses

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23 Things People Always Get Completely Wrong About Nurses
Because a nursing job is not a consolation prize for dropping out of medical school. We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us what the most common misconceptions about nurses are. They had a lot to say. View this image › Getty Images/iStockphoto 1. First of all, “Why didn’t you just become a doctor? You’re […]

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HIV/AIDS: Pay now or pay forever

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HIV/AIDS: Pay now or pay forever
Sixteen years ago, the historic AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa — the first in Africa — brought together governments, UN bodies, researchers, health workers, people living with HIV/AIDS and m Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/pay-now-or-pay-forever/article8922214.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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This Photographer Perfectly Captures The Hectic Craziness Of Raising Kids

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This Photographer Perfectly Captures The Hectic Craziness Of Raising Kids
“lol honey, remember that time we basted the baby?” 1. New York–based photographer Danielle Guenther knows your life. View this image › danielleguentherphotography.com 2. Her series “Best Case Scenario” captures families in their natural state: chaos. View this image › danielleguentherphotography.com 3. The photographer told BuzzFeed Life that the idea came together organically — she […]

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Parents: Your Weird Diets Are Making Your Children Sick!

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Parents: Your Weird Diets Are Making Your Children Sick!
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); As adults, we try a wide variety of diets to stop from gaining a few extra pounds and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. BUT, while these diets may be perfectly fine for grown-ups, that doesn’t mean that subjecting our children to these same regimens won’t prove to be detrimental to their health. […]

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She Had Her Whole Life Ahead Of Her When She Was Diagnosed With Early-Onset Dementia

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She Had Her Whole Life Ahead Of Her When She Was Diagnosed With Early-Onset Dementia
Dementia brings with it a debilitating set of symptoms caused by an injury or brain disease and it affects over 47 million people worldwide. Often appearing in those with Alzheimer’s disease, it causes a long-term decline in a person’s ability to think, remember, socialize, and even move and speak. Although we usually picture the elderly […]

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17 POC To Follow For Wellness Inspiration

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17 POC To Follow For Wellness Inspiration
These workouts are DIY, FUBU, and sure to get you F-I-T. First things first: Fitness is important for all people. With that said, the top four leading causes of death among African-Americans are heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes. And according to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 60 percent of Hispanic-Americans will develop […]

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I Didn’t Know How to Process This Amazing Story… So I Just Cried. Incredible.

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I Didn’t Know How to Process This Amazing Story… So I Just Cried. Incredible.
When Brandon Curtis learned that his father Brian had terminal lung cancer, he was crushed. Brian wasn’t going to seek chemotherapy because of his Parkinson’s disease. Only months earlier Brandon lost his sister, without warning, to a virus that attacked her heart. But, through all of the pain and suffering, something amazing happened. The Red […]

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