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A Landmark Study on the Origins of Alcoholism

By studying rats in a smarter way, scientists are finally learning something useful about why some drinkers become addicted and others don’t.<p>For Markus Heilig, the years of dead ends were starting to grate.<p>A seasoned psychiatrist, Heilig joined the National Institutes of Health in 2004 with grand …

Neuroscience

10 of the best vegan ice creams you need to know about

<b>Despite there being only a few days of shorts-worthy weather this year, it’s perfectly acceptable to keep eating ice cream 24/7.</b><p>For those of us who …

7 science-backed reasons beer may be good for you

A pint of beer a day may come with a host of health benefits.<p>Sometimes there’s nothing better than cracking open a cold one after a long day.<p>We tend to view beer as a guilty pleasure — maybe because we associate all those suds with a beer gut and inevitable weight gain. But you’ll be happy to hear …

5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain to Be Positive

How to train yourself to be happier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you realize it or not, the negative experiences you have lived through often influence your decisions. Your brain learns from difficult situations and painful memories, and these experiences get …

Happiness

Molecular study of skin proteins uncovers predisposition to eczema

New research shows for the first time that a lack of the key barrier protein filaggrin alone may be responsible for changes in skin proteins and …

50 priceless gifts your children will treasure for life (that don’t cost a cent)

What are the best gifts to give your children?<p>The latest smartphone? A new laptop? A fun vacation?<p>There’s nothing wrong with giving children material …

Answer This 1 Question With Your Husband Every Week for a Healthy Marriage

Yep, that's all it takes.<p>One question once a week can significantly improve the health of your marriage, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports. According to marriage therapists, many couples let problems fester way too long without resolving them, and by the time the problem is big enough for them to seek …

10 Reasons You’re Tired All the Time That Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You

This post first appeared on Darou Wellness. Go check out their amazingly informative blog about all things health related with advice from some of …

How to Boost Your Metabolism (According to Science)

Your body’s basal metabolic rate (metabolism) is the amount of energy it burns while at rest in order to keep the body functioning. Your metabolism …

Nutrition

8 things that happen when you stop drinking alcohol

Maybe your nightly glass of vino has turned into two or three. Or you're overdoing it on the beer and have the paunch to prove it.<p>Whether you want to clean up your diet or you're trying to nip a potential issue in the bud, giving up alcohol can be tough—but the benefits make it worth the effort, …

How to Have Patience Every Day

Remember when getting directions to Grandma’s required actually talking to Grandma? No matter how long that took? And how about when new shoes …

7 Things Pros Wish Parents Knew About Discipline

1<p>Limit the time outs.<p>Time-outs are rooted in the idea that giving attention to behavior (good or bad) reinforces it, while ignoring decreases it. …

Why a Mediterranean diet is good for your brain

A wealth of new research suggests foods rich with fruits, vegetables, and whole grains can slow memory loss<p>Dina Fine Maron<p>August 30, 2015 5:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Whenever the fictional character Popeye the Sailor Man managed to down a can of spinach, …

Holistic Medicine

This discovery might someday end alcoholism

Scientists say a cure for alcoholism could be on the horizon thanks to the remarkable discovery of neurons in the brain that play a role in whether one glass of wine turns into a bottle.<p>Texas A&M researchers explain the part of your brain known as the dorsomedial striatum contains neurons with …

47 Hacks People With ADD/ADHD Use To Stay On Track

Everything from color-coding to bouncing on an exercise ball.<p><b>1.</b> "<b>Take a picture of your to-do list</b> otherwise #1 on your to-do list will be find the to-do list!" <i>- Paris Swenson, Facebook</i><p><b>2.</b> "<b>Break long tasks into manageable segments</b>. For example, you don't have to 'Clean your room,' you have to: 1. …

18 Charts That Will Help You Sleep Better

Because good sleep is glorious.

Here's What People Of Color Need To Know About Sunburn And Skin Cancer

The 4 Drunk Personality Types, According to Science

Psychologists have identified four main 'drunk types' based on how you handle your liquor in social settings. What kind of drinker are you?<p>We already …

Kids Benefit From Having A Working Mom

Here’s some heartening news for working mothers worried about the future of their children.<p>Women whose moms worked outside the home are more likely to have jobs themselves, are more likely to hold supervisory responsibility at those jobs, and earn higher wages than women whose mothers stayed home …

Motherhood

Anti-Aging Hormone Could Make You Smarter

A hormone associated with longevity also appears to make people's brains work better.<p>The finding in <i>Cell Reports</i> could someday lead to drugs that improve memory and learning, researchers say.<p>"We've discovered a way to potentially boost cognition," says Dena Dubal, one of the study's authors who does …

Tiny Implants Could Give Humans Self-Healing Superpowers

Wolverine, Ghost Rider, the Incredible Hulk — all of these characters have at least one awesome trait in common: the ability to heal themselves. And …

Does a Real Anti-Aging Pill Already Exist?

One afternoon in the early 1980s, Suren Sehgal brought a strange package home from work and stashed it in his family’s freezer. Wedged beside the ice …

Medicine

The Ultimate Arm Transformer Workout

Get those pipes ready for tanks, strappy dresses, and bathing suits.<p>In my experience, the traditional arm exercises, like bicep curls, triceps kickbacks, and side raises, don’t bring big results quickly. They are important and valuable movements, for sure, but they don’t change you fast.<p>I’ve coined …

5 Important Things To Know About WHY Humans Are So Addiction Prone

<b>Think you know everything about addiction? You may not know these tidbits of information.</b><p>Scientists are opening a new window into the nature of …

Chronic Disease

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Secondhand Drinking | Drugging (SHD): Understand | Treat | Prevent - Break the Cycles

Secondhand Drinking | Drugging (SHD) – how does understanding it lead to prevention and treatment of substance abuse, addiction, alcoholism, underage …