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Gypsy Rose Blanchard and her mother Dee Dee in "The Act."

Factitious disorder and hypochondria are both conditions involving illnesses that aren’t real, but that’s where the similarities end

Hypochondria, or illness anxiety, is when you think you're always sick. Factitious disorder is always wanting to be sick.
Julia Hawkins is believed to be the oldest woman to compete on an American track, according to The New York Times.

A 103-year-old woman who sets running records and looks for ‘magic moments’ shares 3 of her life tips, and they’re right in line wit...

Julia Hawkins, age 103, is a record-setting runner. She shared her life advice: Stay in shape, have passions, and take in "magic moments."

22 celebrity moms who got real about having postpartum depression after their kids were born

From Cardi B to Chrissy Teigen, these moms have been candid about their experiences suffering from forms of postpartum depression.
Being as boring as a gray rock means toxic people turn elsewhere to cause chaos.

Here’s how victims of narcissists can use the ‘gray rock’ method when no contact isn’t an option

"Gray rocking" is a boundary-setting technique that allows targets of psychological abuse to remain grounded by acting as dull and unremarkable as a rock.
Toxic man: Edward in "Twilight," hundreds of years old, sneaks into a teenage girl's bedroom to watch her sleep.

Smart, successful women may be more likely to get ‘addicted’ to toxic men than others

High performing women can get addicted to the turbulent push and pull behavior of their abuser because they believe in his potential.
Could fishing be your next date night?

How fishing can be a surprising way to boost both your love life and your mental wellbeing

Fishing means being in nature, which can lower blood pressure and increase happiness. But it could also prove to be an unusual meet-cute.

Selena Gomez, one of the most followed people on Instagram, says she doesn’t have the app on her phone

Selena Gomez has 152 million Instagram followers, making her the platform's third most followed star.
"The last thing folks struggling want is others around them to ignore their own needs or pity them," Lundquist said.

My partner was recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder. How can I be supportive of them without getting sucked into their lows?

If you're in a relationship with someone who is dealing with mental illness, figuring out how to support them might feel daunting.
More older people are reaching for cannabis, but they face barriers in accessing it.

The number of people over age 65 using marijuana is increasing faster than any other age group, but they think doctors need to catch up

A lack of research, unclear communication with doctors, and stigma over its use are stopping older people speaking out and getting products they need.