Chris Humphries

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New findings: anxiety is linked to death from cancer in men

About one in 14 people around the world are affected by anxiety disorders at any given time. Those who suffer from these conditions experience …

J.K. Rowling shares powerful message about Donald Trump ... and those who oppose him

She may have constructed a magical wizarding world, but J.K. Rowling wants to bring you back down to earth.<p>In a powerful speech made at the 2016 PEN …

Rights & Freedoms

Britain gives scientist go-ahead to genetically modify human embryos

LONDON, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Scientists in Britain have been give the go-ahead to edit the genes of human embryos for research purposes, using a technique that some say could eventually be used to create "designer babies".<p>Less than a year after Chinese scientists caused an international furor by …

Genetics

Frequent Use of High Potency Pot May Lead to Brain Damage

Frequent smoking of high potency “skunk-like” cannabis can damage a crucial part of the brain responsible for communication between the two brain …

Loneliness May Warp Our Genes, And Our Immune Systems

Loneliness has been linked to everything from heart disease to Alzheimer's disease. Depression is common among the lonely. Cancers tear through their bodies more rapidly, and viruses hit them harder and more frequently. In the short term, it feels like the loneliness will kill you. A study suggests …

Psychology

How to Organize Your Writing Desk [Cheat Sheet]

<b>Are you a blogger or traditional writer?</b> Most successful writers will tell you that the environment can make or break a good story. It’s essential to …

Writing

Google is 'ruining our memories', study claims

Over-reliance on Google and smartphones is causing 'digital amnesia' across the UK as people struggle to recall basic phone numbers<p>The UK population is suffering from 'digital amnesia', brought on by over-reliance on smartphones and Google to summon up information people no longer retain as …

Horror writer from Lake Worth shares the 5 books that scare him

J.D. Barker turned his fear of what might be hiding under the bed into a career. The Lake Worth author's first book, the horror-thriller "Forsaken," …

Books

Ashland's Asylum Concept Cover Art

Following the release of my short story collection No-Injury Policy in late 2012, I "leaked" some of the concept artwork from the early stages of the …