Ayanna Gouch

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10 Stovetop Vegetarian Dinners With Tons of Protein

I'm not a vegetarian, but I do try to eat at least a few meatless meals a week. It's better for the environment, and, since meat can be expensive, …

Ethiopia's coffee is the latest victim of climate change

But there’s a way to save Ethiopia’s coffee industry<p>In the future, climate change will make your allergies more miserable, likely flood the basement of your beach house, and possibly screw up your morning supply of irreplaceable caffeine — at least if you get your coffee from Ethiopia.<p>By the end of …

Storm chaser shoots supercell thunderstorm timelapse in ultra-high definition (Video)

Nothing conveys the powerful force of nature more than the gathering of a massive thunderstorm on the horizon, the shattering echo of lightning as it …

American conservatives love to bash Canadian health care — but U.S. corporations love it

<b>(Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Canada’s affordable, efficient and widely popular single-payer system saves millions for U.S. corporations<p>Dave Lindorff<p>May 28, 2017 11:00am (UTC)<p>President Donald Trump has been pushing hard, along with Republicans in Congress, to eliminate former President Barack Obama’s …

New Study Finds Women Have More to Gain from Meditation

Hang on to your cushions, gentlemen. A new study by researchers at Yale and Brown universities found women have more to gain from mindfulness …

The abortion rate is at an all-time low — and better birth control is largely to thank

Use of contraception, especially the most effective methods like IUDs and implants, did much more to reduce abortion rates than restrictive laws.<p>US women are having abortions at the lowest rate on record since <i>Roe v. Wade,</i> the Supreme Court’s landmark 1973 decision that legalized abortion, according …

US Health Report: Exercising More, But Mental Health Suffers

How healthy are people in the U.S.? A new federal report shows that although the country has made progress in some areas, such as increasing how much …

Public Health

Researchers Are Developing Nanodiscs That Can Wipe Out Tumours

Almost like a cancer vaccine.<p>Cancer research is an area of medical science that, rightfully, gets considerable attention.<p>There are nearly 14.5 …

Cancer

Unexpected Risks Found In Replacing DNA To Prevent Inherited Disorders

In September, reproductive endocrinologist John Zhang and his team at the New Hope Fertility Center in New York City captured the world's attention when they announced the birth of a child to a mother carrying a fatal genetic defect.<p>Using a technique called mitochondrial replacement therapy, the …

Genetics

Yes, It's True That HPV Can Go Away On Its Own

Getting any kind of sexually transmitted disease is scary, no matter how many other people are in the same boat. Take human papillomavirus, for …

Heal raises $26.9 million for at-home doctor visits

Concierge medicine isn't just for the rich anymore, and the app Heal has raised $26.9 million to prove it.<p>The startup, which looks to eliminate …

Donald Trump, narcissism and diagnosis as political sport

The consensus as to Donald Trump's psychiatric issues is nearly unanimous. "Textbook narcissistic personality disorder," according to clinical psychologist Ben Michaelis, quoted in Vanity Fair. He is just one of many who have reached the same conclusion. Noting his motor mouth, chronic inability to …

Skip The Math: Researchers Paint A Picture Of Health Benefits And Risks

Mammograms are said to cut the risk of dying from breast cancer by as much as 20 percent, which sounds like an invincible argument for regular screening.<p>But two Maryland researchers want people to question that kind of thinking. They want patients to re-examine the usefulness of cancer exams, …

Cancer

Most People Who Are Depressed Don’t Get Treatment: Study

Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders, affecting an estimated 15.7 million Americans. Yet according to a recent study …

Columbia University

A smarter, more precise way to think about public health

Sue Desmond-Hellmann is using precision public health -- an approach that incorporates big data, consumer monitoring, gene sequencing and other …

Public Health

Statins could prevent breast cancer returning, study suggests

Breast cancer survivors could benefit from taking statins, scientists believe, after discovering that lowering cholesterol activity halves the chance of the disease returning in 10 years.<p>Scientists have known for some time that the hormone oestrogen helps cancer to spread, which is why women are …