Carina Evans

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Ketamine Works as a Fast-Acting Antidepressant, But the Full Effects Are Still Unknown

Ketamine leads something of a double life, straddling the line between medical science and party drug. Since it’s invention in the early 1960s, …

Research

Can You Really Control Your Metabolism?

“I have a fast metabolism; I can eat anything I want and stay skinny. I don’t know why!” How many times have you heard this humblebrag and rolled …

Weight Loss

9 free brain-training apps to make you smarter

(Credit: SFIO CRACHO, Shutterstock / SFIO CRACHO)<p>It's never too late to train our brains to improve our intelligence or cognitive abilities. But you're not going to get smart by watching the classic '60s TV show or the 2008 movie "Get Smart." If you truly want to become smarter, it's going to take …

Apps

A Psychiatrist on SSRIs and Tapering Off of Antidepressants

Illustration by Manjit Thapp<p>Speculative but Promising<p>Toggle description<p>There’s momentum behind this concept, though it needs more research to …

Mental Health

How to water your plants while you’re away

You've worked hard to grow beautiful houseplants and a healthy vegetable garden with a consistent watering schedule. If you head out on vacation, you don't want your plants to suffer.<p>Here are four methods to keep your plants watered while you're away. They also work great for the forgetful gardener.<p>…

Smart Homes

Diabetes and Trigger Finger

<i>By David Fernandez</i><p>Diabetes is a chronic condition that increases the risk for serious health problems for those saddled with the disease. Among the …

20 Unbearably Cute Puppies You Absolutely Have to See – Page 10

Chihuahua<p>Teacup puppy – You’re doing it right! This cute Chihuahua takes being a teacup puppy very seriously and while there is definitely some …

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Keep your blood sugar in check... even if you're not diabetic

For the past few weeks I’ve been writing about ways to age-proof your body and rejuvenate your mind. This week is all about the vital importance of …

The psychology of why we swear — and how to do it properly in different languages

Swearing has a bad reputation. It's considered unprofessional to swear in a job interview, for example. But in reality it's something pretty much all of us do on a daily basis. In fact, we speak about 10 swear words a day on average, and children start swearing by the age of six or younger.<p>Swearing …

Cat Affection: Nature or Nurture?

Nature or nurture? That’s the question when it comes to cat affection. The simple answer is that it’s both.<p>Dr. Shannon Stanek, DVM, owner and head …

How the Eisenhower box can organize your life

In a typical day, how many things are scribbled on your to-do list? You might have a key deadline for a work project or family commitments to handle. …

Just plane weird! Holidaymakers share hilarious snaps of the STRANGEST things they've ever seen in an airport

For many people, the holiday begins at the airport. But these bizarre pictures prove it doesn't always get off to the best start.<p>Holidaymakers shared …

Cat Climbs on Unflappable Owner’s Head During TV News Interview

Recently, Jerzy Targalski, a Polish historian and political scientist, was interviewed by the Dutch news show <i>Nieuwsuur</i> about the Polish Supreme …

Top iPhone apps gone free

Only here can you find the latest and best iPhone apps gone free today. Our proprietary appPicker Minestore™ algorithm finds you the best free iPhone …

Here’s Exactly What to Do if a Tick Bites You

There are lots of experiences you might hope to have while exploring the great outdoors. Taking in scenic views after summiting a hike, enjoying …

Disease

Everything You Need to Know About Food in One Book

If you find yourself mixing up nigiri and sashimi at sushi restaurants or don’t know which fruits are in season, then this is the book for you. <i>Food &</i> …

How to Get out of a Depression

If you're plagued by feelings of worthlessness, sadness, and lack of hope, then you may be suffering from depression. Depression is different from …

The Effects of Stopping Metformin

The medication metformin is a drug in the biguanide family that is used to treat type 2 or adult-onset diabetes mellitus. Drugs.com notes that …

Top iPad apps gone free

We find the best iPad app gone free for you daily. Our appPicker PDI selects only the top iPad apps free for the day as they happen so you know they …

The numbers that matter most in staying healthy

Health often seems like a numbers game. What’s your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of …

7 Mindfulness Meditation Apps That Will Change the Way You De-Stress

Shedding the day's stresses is something most of us hope to do when we step foot inside our home. You try not to look at work emails or think about the 500 projects you have to do, especially right before bed. But sometimes going for a jog or playing with your pup won't help you totally get your …

9 paid iPhone apps on sale for free on July 13th

Apple fans, welcome to our last roundup of the week covering paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available as free downloads for a limited …

Autism spectrum disorder linked to shape of brain's cerebellum

Structural differences in the cerebellum may be linked to some aspects of autism spectrum disorder, according to a neuroimaging study from Columbia …

A Head Injury Landed This Puppy on the Shelter Euthanasia List … But Then Someone Who Loved His Crooked Face Stepped In

A beautiful little dog with an unusual face has stolen many hearts, and we are fairly sure he is going to steal your heart, too!<p>At just four months …

An Older One-Eyed Dog Flawlessly Performs a New Trick Despite Several False Starts From Her Human

A wonderfully rotund 13 year old one-eyed beagle named Ellie flawlessly performed a new trick that her human Wes Hess taught to her. As a yummy treat …

Adopter Returns Abandoned Dog For The Silliest Reason

"Normally I will work with the person in keeping the dog ... but this time all I said was, ‘Here’s my address, just return her.’”<p>Just before the …

5 Daily Habits That Can Make the Most Positive Impact on Your Life

I would start by avoiding gossip.<p>The happiness and positivity movement is in full gear. I mean, who doesn't want to live and work with optimism, focus, and balance and steer clear of fear, stress, and worry?<p>If you're like me, you're always looking for that positive edge to cope with a packed …

Will Drinking Lemon Water Help You Lose Weight? Here's What the Experts Say

It's the elixir celebrities and wellness gurus swear by: lemon water. Starting your morning with a glass of warm or cold lemon water is supposed to "wake up your metabolism" and "flush out toxins." Sure, lemon water is tasty, but is there any truth to its magical properties? Can it actually help …

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

BUT CHOOSE STRENGTHS CAREFULLY

Is there a harder question to answer in a job interview than responding to: what is your biggest weakness?<p>It is a common one that pops up from …

Employment