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This Factor Is Key to Your Attractiveness

Humans are drawn to one another for countless reasons, and the fact that we’re often drawn to people who seem to “get us” emotionally is now borne …

Mental illness is a result of misery, yet still we stigmatise it

Patients are being shunned in the mistaken belief they have biological defects. In fact the evidence shows that most have endured traumas<p>It matters how we talk and think about mental health. Get it wrong, and people can end up being misled, or even worse, hurt. Last week the BBC ran a …

Mental Health

World Health Organization Vows To Combat Drug Resistance

The annual World Health Assembly took place last week, the meeting of health minsters from 194 countries that serves as the decision-making body for the World Health Organization. In the week-long conclave, the representatives set policy on a number of global health issues—malnutrition, …

Public Health

The Gringo Who Understands Mexico's Drug War

A few months ago, we met an American filmmaker who perfectly captured a turning point in our country's drug war. His documentary film, "Cartel Land," which was recently nominated for an Oscar and won a prestigious George Polk Award, made us -- and many self-described drug war analysts -- look like …

BBC - Earth - The animal that doesn't get cancer

Many animals get cancer just like humans do, but there are a few mysterious species that rarely develop it<p>Cancer is rife in the animal kingdom. For many, the mortality rate is similar to that suffered by humans.<p>The dogs and cats we share our homes with can get various forms of cancer. Among other …

Biology

CDC advises young women not on birth control to stop drinking alcohol

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advised Tuesday that sexually active young women not on birth control against drinking alcohol to reduce instances of fetal alcohol syndrome. The CDC also urged health care providers to counsel patients on abstaining from drinking when they stop …

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Training The Immune System To Fight Cancer Has 19th-Century Roots

A novel immunotherapy drug is credited for successfully treating former President Jimmy Carter's advanced melanoma. Instead of killing cancer cells, these drugs boost the patient's immune system, which does the job instead.<p>Immunotherapy is cutting-edge cancer treatment, but the idea dates back more …

Immune System

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

From ice palaces in Canada to underwater rooms in Africa, we've come up with 50 of the world's most incredible hotels that will take any vacation to the next level.<p>Here's our ultimate bucket list of 50 hotels everyone should stay in at least once in their lives.<p><i>Did we miss your dream hotel? Let us</i> …

Costa Rica

Photos: The Beautiful Architecture of India’s Ancient Stepwells

Over the past several years, Chicago-based journalist Victoria Lautman has traveled through India numerous times, visiting over 120 ancient stepwells …

10 Mind-Blowing Travel Destinations for Adventure Junkies and Thrill Seekers

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have already been to Italy, maybe even twice. You’ve gone to Florida more times than you can count.<p>You live big, you work crazy hard and you take risks. You are ready for a vacation that matches …

The 16 best science movies and shows on Netflix

1/<p>"Blackfish" (2013)<p>YouTube<p><b>What it's about:</b> This film highlights issues with the sea park industry through the tale of Tilikum, a killer whale in …

National Parks

How we die in the US versus how people die abroad

In the past few years, there's been a lot of talk about how we die in America. There's been a lot less talk about how we don't.<p>We don't die from diarrhea. We don’t die from malnutrition. We don't die from tuberculosis.<p>The rest of the world isn’t so lucky. I was looking at World Health Organization …

President Jimmy Carter's Most Successful Public Health Effort

<b>WARNING: Video may be disturbing to some people. Discretion is advised.</b><p><i>Courtesy: The Carter Center</i><p>President Jimmy Carter is best known as a former president of the United States. What many may not know is that in addition to his achievement as a Nobel Peace Prize winner, a champion of human rights …

Public Health

In heroin fight, White House will push treatment

As heroin overdoses and deaths soar in many parts of the nation, the White House plans to announce Monday an initiative that will for the first time pair public health and law enforcement in an effort to shift the emphasis from punishment to the treatment of addicts.<p>The experiment, initially funded …

Obama Administration

Here’s What Happens Inside You When a Mosquito Bites

The video above shows a brown needle that looks like it’s trying to bury itself among some ice-cubes. It is, in fact, the snout of a mosquito, searching for blood vessels in the flesh of a mouse.<p>This footage was captured by Valerie Choumet and colleagues from the Pasteur Institute in Paris, who …

In kids, picky eating may be warning sign for mental health problems

Children who are picky eaters may have bigger problems than a lack of a well-balanced diet. A new study finds that kids who make a habit of shunning certain foods are more likely to have symptoms of depression, anxiety and other psychiatric disorders.<p>To be counted as picky eaters, children had to …

Holistic Medicine

Here's how much America's affluent really spend on vacation

That's according to a new study by BMO Private Bank, which notes that the average affluent American (those with over $1 million in investible assets) spends a total of $13,249 a year on leisure travel.<p>Here's how that money is spent.<p><b>Spending per trip:</b> On average, HNWI shell out $2,902 per vacation. …

Signs of faster aging can be detected early on, scientists find

Humans age at remarkably different rates — and the process begins much earlier than one might think, according to a new study of 954 people tracked since birth.<p>At the tender age of 38, the "biological age" of the study volunteers ranged from 28 to 61 years old.<p>------------<p><b>FOR THE RECORD</b><p>This post …

New Zealand

How a history of eating human brains protected this tribe from brain disease

The sickness spread at funerals.<p>The Fore people, a once-isolated tribe in eastern Papua New Guinea, had a long-standing tradition of mortuary feasts — eating the dead from their own community at funerals. Men consumed the flesh of their deceased relatives, while women and children ate the brain. It …

Biology

After Madison Holleran’s Suicide, We Need to Talk More About Mental Illness at College

Thanksgiving break, sophomore year of college, I finally broke down. I was supposed to return to Ann Arbor the next morning, the thought of which left me outstretched and face down on the couch in my childhood home. My mother found me there and asked what I was doing. When I didn't respond, she …

Mental Health

39 Philosophical Thought-Provoking Quotes By Albert Camus

Albert Camus (1913-1960) was a French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher. His views contributed to the rise of the philosophy …

46 Mind-Blowing Quotes By Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844 – 1900) was a German philosopher. In his brilliant but relatively brief career, he published numerous major works …

Why falling in love is similar to being drunk

A new study suggests that the love hormone oxytocin has similar affects to being drunk<p>Poets, songwriters and authors have written of the intoxicating effect of falling in love.<p>But a new study suggests that the love hormone oxytocin has similar affects to being drunk, and not just the more pleasant …

Love

The ability to balance on one leg for 20 seconds is a sign of a healthy brain

A lot has been written about the debilitating and potentially deadly after-effects of stroke. That’s why many of us try (or at least attempt) to steer clear of junk food, exercise regularly, keep an eye on the scales, and sit on the yoga mat once in a while. But what about standing on one leg for …

The Brain

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Next Stop Oz?: Watch as Rainbow Meets Tornado in Colorado

Dorothy may want to change the lyrics to "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," given her history with twisters — because it appears that somewhere over the rainbow, there's another tornado.<p>The tornado, one of about 40 reported in the Plains Saturday, appeared to intersect with a rainbow over Eads, Colorado.<p>…

Weather