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8 Secrets to Eating Like a French Person

Ah, to be an eater in France: the cheese, the baguettes, the wine, the <i>petit fours</i>. Our chicken nuggets pale in comparison.<p>So does our health. While …

Destigmatizing mental illness needs a national push, report says

Easing the stigma of mental illness and substance abuse disorders needs a national effort that will involve health agencies, as well as the criminal …

Hole in ozone layer is closing and will be 'healed' by 2050, scientists say

The hole in the Antarctic ozone layer is beginning to close, scientists have discovered.<p>Researchers from the University of Leeds and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US, have confirmed the first signs of an increase of ozone, which shields life on Earth from the sun’s harmful …

Is There a Replication Crisis in Experimental Psychology?

<b>A Replication Crisis?</b><p>Last year’s publication in <i>Science</i> of a study on the replicability of findings in experimental psychology triggered consternation …

Researchers Have Discovered a New Life Form in Our Saliva, And It's Linked to Human Disease

Holy crap.<p>Researchers in the US have discovered a brand new life form hiding inside our saliva – a type of parasitic bacteria that relies on other …

California's tough gun laws are getting stricter

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's gun laws, already some of the strictest in the nation, will get even more stringent next year.<p>Gov. Jerry Brown …

Cuyana: The Clothing Brand That Plans To Scale By Asking Women To Buy Fewer Things

A pioneer of the “lean closet” movement, Cuyana’s business model is built on quality over quantity.<p>There’s a little factory the countryside of Northern Italy that has been making leather products for three generations. The family who owns the facility has a close relationship with a nearby tannery, …

Donald Trump’s 4-Hour Sleep Habit Could Explain His Personality

For most people, four hours of sleep per night is dangerously insufficient, triggering short-term cognitive impairment and long-term chronic health …

Donald Trump

January 2016

Kids' Grades Can Suffer When Mom Or Dad Is Depressed

When parents suffer depression, there can be a ripple effect on children. Kids may become anxious, even sad. There may be behavior problems. Health may suffer.<p>Recently, a large Swedish study showed that grades may decline, too, when a parent is depressed.<p>Using data from 1984 to 1994, researchers …

Can psychological treatments be harmful?

The mind is a delicate thing, so can therapies actually have a negative effect? The evidence points to some cause for concern<p>The side effects of antidepressants are well known – nausea, dry mouth, constipation and loss of interest in sex. But what if your depression is being treated by a …

Clark Howard

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Hillary’s atrocious race record: Her stances over decades have been painful and wrong

<b>Hillary Clinton (AP/Patrick Semansky)</b><p>“The idea that she is or ever has been a stalwart advocate for black empowerment is absolutely ludicrous”<p>Musa al-Gharbi<p>April 3, 2016 9:59am (UTC)<p>As an African-American, I have struggled to understand why so many of my black brothers and sisters seem to prefer …

Is the Brain’s Awareness of the World All or Nothing?

We often think of consciousness as binary: you’re either fully aware of something, or you’re not.<p>Yet according to a team of cognitive neuroscientists …

Want a healthy body? It's all about that fat and muscle, not your BMI

You know your body weight. You may even know your BMI, or body mass index. But do you know what your body is made of?<p>If the answer is “too much fat and not enough muscle,” that’s bad news — no matter what you weigh.<p>“Body composition is the key to truly understanding health,” says Lauri Wright, an …

For weight loss, HOW you exercise is more important than how much

As much as we love to track our steps with our Fitbits, a new study reinforces the evidence that <i>more</i> exercise is not the key to weight loss. The good news is, there is a way to fake out your body to help it burn more calories.<p>Most people think longer workouts will make them thinner, said study …

The Average Age of First-Time Moms Is Higher Than Ever

The average age of first time mothers has risen to new highs, according to new federal data.<p>The average age of women having a child for the first …

Why women over 50 can’t find jobs

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> If you’re a woman over the age of 50, finding work has statistically gotten harder since 2008.<p>The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis …

Cecile Richards & Hillary Clinton On The Threat To Your Reproductive Rights

<b>Editor's Note:</b> On the 44th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we took a moment to reflect on the conversation ahead, originally published a year ago. Much …

Feminism

These New Dietary Guidelines Will Make You Feel Great About Brunch

Today marks the release of new dietary guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the USDA. And it looks like brunch fans …

Are You In Need Of An Energetic Detox? What It Is & Why You May Need One

When I began to fully understand the direct effect negative energies have on the health and well-being of the human body, and how a person can end up …

6 Of The Best No-Nonsense Apps to Destress In 2016

Forget your troubles, come on, get ‘appy…<p>Everyone wants to feel happier and less stressed, but finding the time to make little changes or even …

Apps

Child behaviour: Reward-based systems don't work, psychologist says

Your toddler having a meltdown, or your teen refusing to put down their smartphone and help out around the house?<p>Simply trying to eliminate …

Which Should You Do First: Cardio or Strength?

The fact that you are even questioning the order of your workout means you are working out. This puts you ahead of most of the population and this is truly what matters.<p>As a fitness trainer, one of the questions I hear most often is: which should I do first, cardio or strength training? Most …

Body Fat

I'd Rather Be Successful Than Have A Perfect Body

Without fail, the beginning of a new year bombards us with resolution chatter. Will you exercise more in 2016? Eat healthier? Save more money? How are you going to improve yourself over the next 12 months?<p>Since my holiday experience tends to involve a lot of cheese-based dips and butter-laden …

Universities must challenge, not conform

The tyranny of consensus on campus is undermining academic freedom.

E is for Eat This

A recent analysis published in the journal <i>PLOS</i> One found that up to 68% of 31- to 50-year-olds in the U.S. don’t get the recommended daily intake of …

To Really Reduce Meat in Your Diet, Don’t Go Cold Turkey

The Plate<p>There are, most of us agree, excellent reasons for committing to a meatless diet. For one thing, our passion for meat has a negative impact on the environment. Of the 40 percent of the earth’s surface used for agriculture, a whopping third is used just to grow animal (not people) food. In …

Doctors Aren't Telling Parents Enough about Kids' Food Allergies

Study says doctors need to be trained in best practices for food allergies and how to communicate guidelines to parents.<p>Shutterstock<p>Not all doctors …