A Guy Walks Into a Bar and Says “Ouch!”

A Guy Walks Into a Bar and Says “Ouch!”

The incongruity-resolution theory [1, 2, 3] says that jokes like this make us laugh in part because they set up an expectation, and then throw a puzzle into the narrative, which the listener has to solve.

'Emma was born at 8:45am. She lived for 21 sacred, precious minutes'

'Emma was born at 8:45am. She lived for 21 sacred, precious minutes'

Brooke carried her baby to term, knowing she would only be with them for a very short time, but every second was worth it. Today, Brooke announced the birth of her beautiful baby girl, Emma.

'In just five days, he was gone'

'In just five days, he was gone'

I didn’t realise at the time that these were, in fact, his last few days on earth." Dr Sam Hay takes us through everything parents need to know about whooping cough.

Mom who 'beat the crap out of' stage 4 pancreatic cancer wants Alex Trebek to do the same

Mom who 'beat the crap out of' stage 4 pancreatic cancer wants Alex Trebek to do the same

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Mom who 'beat the crap out of' stage 4 pancreatic cancer wants Alex Trebek to do the same Elise Tedeschi, who also has stage 4 pancreatic cancer, told the "Jeopardy" host in an open letter, she stayed positive.

Tifa is in constant pain but it's the bullying that hurts the most

Tifa is in constant pain but it's the bullying that hurts the most

One of the teachers at the school said to her "you’ve got so many mosquito bites on your legs, tell your mum to buy mosquito repellent." From nappy rash to chicken pox, there are a whole lot of reasons your child's skin could be flaring up.

Danger Abounds When Meds and Your Genes Don’t Mix

Danger Abounds When Meds and Your Genes Don’t Mix

“The older you get, as you take more medications, the more likely you are to be prescribed a high-risk drug,” says Mary Relling, PharmD, who co-leads the Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC), a team of experts that writes guidelines for doctors on how to treat patients whose genetic makeup may interfere with a needed drug.

Is At-Home Stool Test a Colonoscopy Alternative?

Is At-Home Stool Test a Colonoscopy Alternative?

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Simple at-home stool tests are a reliable way to screen for colon cancer -- and a good alternative to invasive colonoscopies, a new research review confirms.

Parents, watch for these warning signs of heart disease in youth

Parents, watch for these warning signs of heart disease in youth

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Parents, watch for these warning signs of heart disease in youth While adults make up the largest number of people with cardiovascular disease, young people are affected, too.

Fluoroquinolones Overprescribed Despite Dangers

Fluoroquinolones Overprescribed Despite Dangers

Feb. 7, 2019 -- In 2006, Rachel Brummert developed a sinus infection, and her doctor prescribed Levaquin, one of a class of powerful antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. In 2015, the FDA reviewed reports of previously healthy people who had disabling side effects after taking fluoroquinolones for garden-variety sinus infections, urinary tract infections, and bronchitis.

'My 15-year-old daughter's 'baby bump' killed her'

'My 15-year-old daughter's 'baby bump' killed her'

Two days later, you were diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Image: Supplied "Six rounds of chemo and you’ll be back playing netball," your oncologist said. Image: Supplied Your face shone with happiness, darling.

'I was paralysed, but it didn't stop me becoming a single dad'

'I was paralysed, but it didn't stop me becoming a single dad'

A little while later, my brothers Harry and Chris and my dad, Father Nicholas, arrived to help me. Cuddling him, I felt a surge of love I’d never experienced before. Mum and Myrianthi were with me and fell in love with my twins instantly too.

Whoa! Woman gives birth to twins and IVF baby at the same time

Whoa! Woman gives birth to twins and IVF baby at the same time

Beata Bienias and her husband Powell tried to have a baby for seven years when she became pregnant naturally and with an implanted embryo. Beata and Powell Bienias are getting used to life with triplets after they conceived twins naturally and one baby with IVF.

Kate Hudson says mom Goldie Hawn was 'right in there' during delivery of baby Rani Rose

Kate Hudson says mom Goldie Hawn was 'right in there' during delivery of baby Rani Rose

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Kate Hudson says mom Goldie Hawn was 'right in there' during delivery of baby Rani Rose Kate Hudson's mom, Goldie Hawn, got so close in the delivery room that the doctor said she might "fall in." Post to Facebook Sent!

Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson Recall Hilarious Birthing Story

Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson Recall Hilarious Birthing Story

“And I was like, ‘I never want to think of my vagina that big ever.’” Hawn also admitted at the time that while Hudson was in the hospital bed pushing, she got hungry and went out for food and “came back with pizza and Doritos.

January babies are more likely to be famous and other reasons for them to brag

January babies are more likely to be famous and other reasons for them to brag

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest January babies are more likely to be famous and other reasons for them to brag Babies born in January have a lot going for them.

Why Do So Many Mothers Still Die in Childbirth?

Why Do So Many Mothers Still Die in Childbirth?

And just three days after my own life-threatening complications with childbirth, the state of New Jersey named January 23 Maternal Health Awareness day to draw attention to the number of women who die or nearly die every year giving birth.

7 things to know about the flu in kids, according to a pediatrician

7 things to know about the flu in kids, according to a pediatrician

While worry is normal, pediatrician Dr. Shilpa Patel of Rockleigh, New Jersey, shared what she wants parents to know and how to protect their children from flu. “You don’t have to have a fever with the flu,” said Patel.

Woman grows up to reject parents' anti-vaxxer belief, shares viral pic of shot record

Woman grows up to reject parents' anti-vaxxer belief, shares viral pic of shot record

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Woman grows up to reject parents' anti-vaxxer belief, shares viral pic of shot record Woman posts her first vaccine record: "My parents denied me vaccinations as a child.

Cholestasis in pregnancy: Facebook post may have saved baby

Cholestasis in pregnancy: Facebook post may have saved baby

After Christina DePino complained in a Facebook post about itching during her pregnancy, friends cautioned that she may have cholestasis — a hormonal condition that affects the mother's gallbladder and can cause babies to die in utero if left undetected.

Toddler diagnosed with pneumonia and my husband is upset I’ve been keeping him at home : Parenting

Toddler diagnosed with pneumonia and my husband is upset I’ve been keeping him at home : Parenting

My husband is upset that I’ve kept them at home so long (I’ve encouraged lots of rest, especially for my son because the doctor says he still has fluid in his lungs) instead of letting my daughter go to school.

My teenager is pregnant. What the hell do I do? : Parenting

My teenager is pregnant. What the hell do I do? : Parenting

My teenager is pregnant. Obviously I can’t talk to who I would normally talk to because I don’t want anyone to know. Abortion, adoption, keeping it. Abortion, obviously devastating. Adoption, equally devastating, but amazingly beautiful for a family who wants a baby.

'It wasn't croup, it was something much more serious'

'It wasn't croup, it was something much more serious'

All the time he was sick when he was very little, he wasn’t getting antibiotics because they thought it was viral, as a result it got worse, creating more scarring on his lungs.

As Melatonin Use Rises, So Do Safety Concerns

As Melatonin Use Rises, So Do Safety Concerns

Alfred Lewy, MD, professor emeritus at Oregon Health & Science University and a pioneer in melatonin research, says he has found that a larger dose (3 milligrams or more) can have a hypnotic effect on about one-third of people who take it, making them feel sleepy.

‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ Alum Kenya Moore Shows Off Abs 3 Weeks After Giving Birth

‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ Alum Kenya Moore Shows Off Abs 3 Weeks After Giving Birth

WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Kenya Moore Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Real Housewives of Atlanta alum Kenya Moore took to Instagram on Tuesday, November 27, to show off her abs just three weeks after giving birth to her daughter, Brooklyn Doris.

What We Know About the Opioid Epidemic Now

What We Know About the Opioid Epidemic Now

If a doctor does prescribe opioids, the evidence shows that patients are less likely to become addicted or sell their medicines if they return for regular appointments where the doctor monitors their pain levels and screens for abuse.

'I didn't realise it was PND until my son was 18-months-old'

'I didn't realise it was PND until my son was 18-months-old'

30-year-old Gold Coast mum-of-one, Aroha, first enquired about some of her concerns when she took her son, Nick to the GP for his six-week health check. Looking back, Aroha said some women may dismiss the possibility of having postnatal depression because they think, 'But I love him/her, it's can't be PND'.

After getting his shots, little boy makes adorable discovery

After getting his shots, little boy makes adorable discovery

After getting his shots, little boy makes adorable discovery copied! Getting shots as a kid is hard, as demonstrated by one adorable boy who was visibly upset at the doctor’s office. But after a few minutes, the little one made a cute realization and completely changed his tune.