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Your Gut Feelings: The Link Between Food and Mood Disorders

<b>Most of the articles written regarding nutrition focus on two major issues - weight loss and performance enhancement.</b> Obesity is a worldwide epidemic …

Wellness

10 Subtle Signs of Bipolar Disorder

Unsure what qualifies as bipolar symptoms? Here are 10 signs that mood problems may not be due to a quirky or difficult personality, but actually …

Mental Health

5 Surprising Ways To Help Your Memory

A recent study alleviated fears that statins—taken by 1 in 4 adults over the age of 40—cause memory loss. But how do you strengthen recall in …

The Brain

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Compulsive Skin-Picking And Hair-Pulling Disorders Are More Common Than You'd Think

Engaging in repetitive body-focused behaviors like nail-biting, skin-picking or hair-twirling may mean you are a perfectionist. But how do you know when your habit has gone too far?<p>A staggering 1 in 50 adults, or as much as four percent of the population, suffers from trichotillomania, or the …

Depression

15 Things To Remember If You Love A Person With Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder can be a challenge to navigate. The disorder is fundamentally characterized by dramatic mood swings and can lead to struggles in …

Defining “Normal” in Bipolar Disorder

Feeling “normal” is not something that’s easy to describe with bipolar disorder. “What is normal?” is perhaps the most overused philosophical …

Pets Help People Bounce Back From Rejection

They're more soothing than a spouse or human friend.<p>We’ve been bonding with animals for eons—as far back as 12,000 years ago, when a human was buried …

New York City

Why People Care More About Pets Than Other Humans

We love our pets. Two thirds of Americans live with an animal, and according to a 2011 Harris poll, 90 percent of pet owners think of their dogs and …

Lola’s Legacy: The pink letter campaign to end puppy mills

Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl. And, in the six short months she lived, this little dog that was discarded from a puppy mill has left quite a …

How to photograph puppies

Energetic and rambunctious puppies can be a real challenge to photograph. Here are 8 tips that will help you get great shots amid the …

Puppies

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Seatbelt

Cool Tech Gadgets For Your Pet

You’ve integrated your vitals and fitness tracking on your hip, everything else on your wrist, and can analyze the world in front of you with your …

SF Guide

Deadly canine flu hits U.S.: What you need to do to protect your pet | NOLA.com

MADISON, Wis. -- A canine flu outbreak has sickened many dogs in the Midwest, and veterinarians are cautioning pet owners to keep their dogs from …

Pets

7 Things You Need To Know About Heartworms

April 7, 2018 by Anna Coffin<p>Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in dogs, cats, and ferrets. Heartworms are a foot-long worm …

Pets

Despite setback, puppy mill foes fight on

— Munson the English bulldog obsessively licks his feet every night at bedtime. Owner Lida Hayes says old habits die hard.<p>Lida and her husband, David …

North Carolina

‘Appalling and horrific’ puppy farm with dead animals on site closed down

GARDAÍ AND THE ISPCA have shut down a puppy farm in the Carlow area with inspectors describing the scene they faced as “appalling and horrific”.<p>In …

15 Cuddliest Dog Breeds Ever

<b>12. Newfoundland</b><p>Very loyal and dependable, this good-natured, affectionate dog is a perfect family pet. It got its name from the place of its origin. …

Ten Lessons I Hope Every Pet Owner Learned from the Chicago Canine Influenza Outbreak

<b>1. Establish a relationship with your veterinarian.</b> When your pet is ill, you want to be able to call your veterinarian and schedule an examination appointment as soon as possible. During this Chicago Canine Influenza crisis, no current Animal Medical Center of Chicago client was ever told that we …

The reason we can't resist puppy dog eyes explained

By Anna Collinson <i>Newsbeat reporter</i><p><b>They're said to be man's best friend. Now we may know why, and it's all down to those irresistible puppy dog eyes.</b><p>Scientists say when an owner looks its pet in the eye it can lead to an increase in a hormone which ignites feelings of love.<p>A study claims gazing …

Pets

25 Soldiers And Pets Who Became Best Friends Overseas

Soldiers can be ruthless at war, but even they are in need of love. While at war, animals around the war field also get close to soldiers as they …

Oliver the Emaciated, Abandoned Dog is Saved From Death Thanks to the Kindness of Strangers - One Green Planet

This is the story of an emaciated, dying dog who was discovered one evening in a suburb of Mobile, Alabama. This is also the story of how a dying dog …

France makes glorifying anorexia online punishable by prison

French parliament passes law to stamp out "thinspiration" websites that suggest being painfully thin is a lifestyle choice, but abandons amendment punishing agencies that employ very thin models<p>Glorifying anorexia or excessive "skinniness" on the internet will be a criminal offence in <b>France</b> under a …

'Just Eat' Documentary Will Explore Why Eating Disorders Are So Misunderstood

Anorexia has the highest death rate of any other mental illness. So why is it still so misunderstood?<p>That's what filmmaker Laura Dyan Kezman will explore in her forthcoming documentary, "Just Eat." The film will follow two eating disorder sufferers, one man and one woman, as they navigate their …

Mental Health

Eating Disorders Are Largely Genetic