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This is how to make close friends: 4 surprising secrets from research

Forget pandas. Close friends are the real endangered species these days.<p>That’s a painful thing. And I don’t mean “sad-painful.” I mean …

3 Essential Exercises to Calm Anxiety

Whether you have occasional worries or full-blown anxiety attacks, deep-breathing is a must for maintaining optimal physical health and emotional …

Mindfulness

9 Ways to Calm Your Anxious Mind

Anxious thoughts can overwhelm you, making it difficult to make decisions and take action to deal with whatever issue bothers you. Anxiety can also …

Mindfulness

The Four Noble Truths, Introvert Style

The Buddha taught what many regard as universal psychological principles: Everyone is subject to suffering; everyone wishes to have relief from that …

Psychology

How to succeed at intermittent fasting

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Intermittent fasting," a dieting approach that involves cycling between periods of eating and abstaining from food, has been trending in diet circles. This is in part because reports claim that celebrities such as Beyonce, Hugh Jackman, Ben Affleck and Nicole Kidman are doing it but also …

Holistic Medicine

An 8-Ingredient Meal-Prep Plan Made for Vegetarians

Planning a meatless menu for the week has its pluses and minuses. On one hand, you don’t need to worry about using up chicken breast or ground beef …

A Science-Backed 7-Minute Workout That Hits All the Muscles You Forget About

Don't get us wrong—we're all about bodyweight exercises. And quick, high-intensity routines like the scientific 7-minute workout (plus the research …

Workouts

Who Really Needs Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Drugs

Experts agree that high blood pressure and high cholesterol increase the risk of having a heart attack. So you might think they also agree on when …

Humanity might have received a signal from aliens that it isn’t checking, says Harvard professor

Scientists might have found proof of alien life but misunderstood it, according to a professor at Harvard University.<p>Strange radio waves that have …

Scientists Have Found Some Much-Needed Clues About The Genetic Cause of Social Anxiety

We're getting closer to figuring this out.<p>Social anxiety disorder (SAD) can be a debilitating condition, but like many mental health disorders, …

12 Yogurt Curry Recipes for a Warm + Energizing Dinner

Curry is one of the healthiest meals you can eat, thanks to nutrient-rich ingredients like fresh vegetables, meats, coconut milk, and anti-inflammatory spices. And that’s not the only reason we <i>love</i> curries. Curries that include yogurt offer extra protein <i>and</i> a super-authentic flavor profile that’s …

It’s not sex that makes you healthier and happier—it’s what you do before and after

People who have sex more frequently report a greater sense of general happiness, according to numerous studies. One even found that having sex once a week, as opposed to monthly, boosts spirits more than earning an extra $50,000 per year.<p>Yet the sex-happiness association means nothing if we don’t …

University of Toronto

Half the greenhouse gas from bread comes from 1 thing

Analysis of the production of a loaf of bread—growing wheat, milling flour, baking, etc.—reveals which part of the process contributes the most …

University of Sheffield

Is This the Easiest Vegetarian Chili Ever?

University of California

<b>UCLA researchers have found that an anti-inflammatory drug primarily used in Japan to treat asthma could help people overcome alcoholism.</b><p>Their study is the first to evaluate the drug, ibudilast, as a treatment for alcoholism. Study participants were given either the drug (20 milligrams for two days …

University of California

The well-paying job of the future will be solar-powered

The Trump administration may be trying to revive the moribund coal sector in the U.S., but new figures released Tuesday show that it will be hard to …

GW Pharma Spikes on Cannabis Drug Success (GWPH) | Investopedia

GW Pharmaceuticals PLC (GWPH) announced positive results from a Phase 2 study using a combination of cannabidiol and tetrahydrocannabinol to treat …

FDA

Shipping container transforms with walls of glass in Argentina

From industrial to rustic<p>Fans of Philip Johnson’s Glass House take note: As it turns out, you too can have <i>something</i> like the modernist icon if you get a shipping container, paint it black, and replace the corrugated steel with sleek walls of glass. How’s the above example for inspiration?<p>Designed …

22 Modern Prefab Companies That Every Homebuyer Can Rely On

To put it simply, prefab homes are fabulous. Quick to construct and easy to love, prefabs have historically been a favorite throughout the design community.<p>We believe that working with a company that you trust is imperative when building your dream home. Take a look at 22 top-tier, reliable prefab …

Prefab Homes

Starbucks CEO Schultz plans to hire 10,000 refugees after Trump ban

<i>(Reuters)</i> – Starbucks Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz said on Sunday that the company planned to hire 10,000 refugees over five years in 75 countries, two days after U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees from certain countries.<p>Trump on Friday put a four-month hold on …

Affordable Care Act

3 Ways to Predict Whether a Partner Could Be Unfaithful

Most people enter into intimate relationships with the hope, if not the expectation, that both partners will prove faithful. Yet, we all know the …

Psychology

The right and wrong way to measure progress with an addiction

Everybody takes for granted that progress in addiction means abstaining from, or at least cutting down, addictive behavior. This is the standard of …

Drug Addiction

Mysterious cluster of amnesia cases, possibly tied to opioids, alarms health officials

Public health officials on Thursday said they had detected a bizarre cluster of cases in which patients in Massachusetts developed amnesia over the …

Public Health

Here's why Elon Musk is changing his tune on Trump

But now that President Trump has the job, Musk has shifted his views. He's joined Trump's council of business advisors and also has become a member of a Trump administration initiative to create more US manufacturing jobs.<p>I don't think there are two brains more un-alike that Musk's and Trump's on …

Tesla

Scientists Are Reversing the Symptoms of Alzheimer's

The Reality of Alzheimer’s Disease<p>In the U.S. alone, approximately 5.1 million people may have Alzheimer’s disease. Although not associated directly …