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Here it is: an expanded list of zero Points foods.* All foods on this list form the foundation of a healthy eating pattern, so you don’t need to …

Healthy Eating

You can adopt dogs that failed government training for being too 'nice' — here's how

There is something simultaneously adorable and heartbreaking about a service dog who fails training. While many service dogs do graduate and go onto have successful careers, there are a number of reasons they can be dropped from their programs, including nervousness, lack of drive, and a …

Pets

How to See the 2018 Perseid Meteor Shower

Science & InnovationStarstruck<p>Anticipation is high for this year’s sky show, which peaks over a moonless weekend with projected rates of 90 to 120 meteors an hour.<p>Sky-watchers around the world are eagerly anticipating the arrival of the Perseid meteor shower, which will be at its best from August …

Astronomy

The Best NYC Hotels Under $200 a Night

"New York" and "budget" are two words that just don't belong together in a sentence. Almost every activity in the city comes at a price. Between the …

Manhattan

13 weird historical facts

What are history’s most weird and wonderful facts? The past is full of curious stories, from a 1930s chastity belt to Boston’s 'toffee apple' …

70 Weird-As-Hell Products On Amazon That Are Actually Genius

A single Amazon search can send you spiraling through a whole array of emotions. One product makes you ask, "Why does this exist?" while the next …

2018 has been full of weird weather so far

Huzzah for snow in June and ice in Florida!<p>It’s been a strange year in a lot of ways, and the weather is no exception.<p>There was snow where it had no right to be, blistering heat in mid-winter, and Arctic sea ice was nowhere to be found. Okay, that last one isn’t that strange—it’s an inevitability …

Healthy Living: July 31, 2018

<b>BANGOR, Maine (WABI) -</b> Hearing that you or a family member may have a diagnosis of schizophrenia may feel alarming and the end of life as you know …

Mental Health

She’d given up hope of finding her schizophrenic son. Then came a call from an unknown number.

By Terrence McCoy<p>, Reporter<p>Few homeless people drift into Dolan Springs, Ariz., because there’s not much of a town to drift into. Little more than a gas station, a Family Dollar and a grocery store, it’s a splash of half-civilization in the middle of the desert, where 36 percent of residents live …

Crime

Half of young people recover from schizophrenia

Prospects are not as hopeless as previously thought, according to the researcher behind the study.

Mental Disorders

Schizophrenia is likely a side effect of our brain’s complex evolution

This discovery could lead to not only a better understanding of our evolution but to new treatment options for schizophrenics.<br>Read More

Neuroscience

Stress affects people with schizophrenia differently: Strategies for coping with stress and building resilience may provide approaches to prevent schizophrenia

Strategies for coping with stress and building resilience may provide approaches to prevent schizophrenia<p>Stressful situations affect the brain and …

Mental Health

Social Functioning, Treatment With Antipsychotic Agents Associated With Employment in Schizophrenia

July 31, 2018<p>Share this content:<p>Patients with schizophrenia who were employed had more years of education and a shorter duration of disease.<p>Study …

Schizophrenia

From baby crocs to fiery volcanos, these are the best drone photos

To get a different perspective of our planet, take to the skies. Drone photography has made it possible to capture remarkable shots of the natural …

Nature Photography

No Dogs Ever Wanted To Play With This Blind Pup — Until He Met His Best Friend

“Future is aware that Linguini is blind but that he doesn't really care — he just likes Linguini for Linguini"<p>When Linguini’s family first brought …

Pets

US surfer's epic ride of nearly a mile on wave is captured on video | NOLA.com

To say Koa Smith was at the right place at the right time is perfectly accurate.<p>To say he got lucky -- that's missing the point.<p>Perched precariously …

Extreme Sports

10 Cool Ways to Upgrade Your RV - Every Rver Should Know

Over time, <b>RV upgrades</b> have become a hobby of the campers. They look for new, unique ideas to revamp the exterior and interior of the vehicle and …

RVs

New dolphin-whale hybrid sea creature is the spawn of an unholy union

While surveying whales and dolphins off the Hawaiian Islands, scientists spotted a creature they've never seen before: a peculiar hybrid between a …

Dolphins

Two Feet Battling Schizophrenia

3 days ago<p>Touring is not for the faint of heart. Late nights, early mornings. Jet lag. Thousands of faces but no one you really know. Missing your …

Mental Disorders

Hallucinations and Schizophrenia

While the auditory hallucinations are the most frequent type of unusual perceptual abnormalities reported in schizophrenia, people with schizophrenia …

Schizophrenia

Can you recover from schizophrenia? A Norwegian study suggests you can

Thanks to work programs and medication, a study conducted by the University of Oslo is seeing big changes in participants lives.<br>Read More

Schizophrenia

In a Santa Ana neighborhood, people living with schizophrenia find an oasis

For nearly 30 years, The John Henry Foundation has housed several dozen adults in a cluster of cottages on a quiet street in Santa Ana.The residents …

Mental Health

Why CBT should stop being offered to people with schizophrenia

Cognitive behavioural therapy, or CBT, has in the past decade become a standard tool for helping people with schizophrenia deal with their symptoms. …

Schizophrenia

Dog Walking Is Good for You. Provided You Do It.

Walking a dog can be fine exercise. But many people do not have access to a dog, and many of those who do choose not to walk them.<p>Two small new studies, however, may offer novel ways to promote dog walking and its myriad benefits, even to people without dogs. But the results also indicate that …

How Green Spaces May Be Key to Slashing Schizophrenia

Anyone who’s grown up in the country can attest to the soothing power of nature. Clean air, greenery, peace and quiet … those are only some of the …

Can green space reduce risk of schizophrenia?

Getting outside is a good thing. You get fresh air, some sunlight and maybe even some exercise. Even just living near green space like a forest can …

Study suggests stress affects people with schizophrenia differently

Turns out, stressful situations affect the brain and body differently in people with schizophrenia as compared to people without the mental illness.A …

The Best and Worst International Airlines to Fly with Your Pets

North America-based airlines are going through major changes in their pet policies. United recently overhauled its PetSafe program and Delta …

23 smart ways to increase your confidence, productivity, and income

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

67 True Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark

Making toast<br>“Making toast late one night facing the kitchen bench eating for a good 5-10mins. Cleaned up and turned around and every single cupboard …