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7 Dangerous Myths About Depression in Men

There were over 41,000 deaths from completed suicide in 2013 with males accounting for nearly 80 percent of fatalities. In addition to the individual loss of life, the emotional and psychological costs to family members, friends and entire communities are enormous. Despite the apparent need for …

Mental Health

A New Normal: Musings on Transracial Adoption

I push the recliner on my cramped coach class seat as far as it goes, adjust my ample frame and close my eyes. The twins are split. One is sitting next to me and the other sitting next to her dad. The baby is sleeping in the crook of my husband's arm. This is about the closest to calm I can …

Parenting

Beyond Kentucky: Equality For All Should Include Adopted People, Too

At the beginning of the 1900s, grim predictions punctuated the debate over women's suffrage. Everyone in the family unit would be damaged in innumerable ways if this outrage were allowed to happen, argued the critics, some of whom went so far as to predict the end of civilization itself.<p>Half a …

LGBTQI

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Young Medical Student, Fashion Model and Former Beauty Queen Opens Up On Cancer and Adoption

It has been three years since my diagnosis out of college and I am happy to be in remission today, living my twenties to the fullest. In honor of Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, here is my personal open letter to my future adopted child:<p>You don't ever anticipate that you will hear the words, …

Parenting

The Dreaded Question: Why Not Just Adopt?

Recently, with in vitro fertilization (IVF) becoming more news worthy, thanks to the Kardashians, I frequently hear people (with no real life …

Pregnancy

Top 10 Pregnancy Fears

Between all the stress of planning, the crazy new body changes, and the laundry list of dos and don’ts that come along with pregnancy, it’s no wonder …

Ten weeks pregnant: Your pregnancy week by week

During week 10 of your pregnancy, your baby is starting to look less like an alien and more like the cute little human that they will be by the time …

This Fetal Monitoring System Is The Best Thing Apple Has Ever Done for Women

Of the many new experiences you might have during a high-risk pregnancy, one of the least fun is a fetal monitoring test called a Non-Stress Test, or …

How "Bad Fats" Can Ruin Your Body in Just 5 Days

How to Take Stress Out of Your Diet (and Life)

A funny thing happened when my refrigerator broke down recently.<p>While cleaning out my huge, seven-year-old monster of a fridge, I came to an embarrassing realization: That I was a massive food hoarder.<p>I was forced to confront all the stuff I'd been buying and relegating to its deep, cold depths, …

Hoarding

How to safely lose the baby weight— without dieting

It’s such a relief when you finally ditch the maternity pants for your favorite jeans, but how you get there is important. Drastically cutting calories, working out too hard and setting high expectations for weight loss isn’t good for you or your baby.<p>Experts agree with a healthy diet, gentle …

Fitness

5 Things You Didn't Know About GMO Foods

Genetically modified foods are everywhere, but what the heck are they? We’re shedding light on why GMOs are such a hot topic in the nutrition …

Agriculture

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

How Much Harm Can Sugar Do?

If you want to wage a war, you have to have an enemy. By almost any measure—scientific reports, documentaries, government announcements, and nearly thirty million Google results—we have been waging a War on Obesity for many years. It is not going well. The most comprehensive recent data, from the …

Nutrition

The bacteria in your belly can determine what diet will work best for you

<b>And now, researchers at the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have come up with a mathematical formula to find the right diet for each individual's microbiome that will help them lose weight and prevent certain diseases.</b><p>Humans need bacteria to live, and we have a lot floating around our …

Holistic Medicine

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Grammys<p>Turtlenecks and gold chains as far as the eye can see.<p>18 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>John Jeremiah Sullivan contemplates the secret, …

The 10 best foods for brain health

Salmon<p>“Salmon, particularly wild salmon, is arguably the highest-quality protein for brain health,” Kulze says. This oily fish is the richest source …

4 Tricks to Cut Out Sugar in Your Diet

Contrary to the popular saying “you are what you eat,” sugar does not make you sweeter. It actually can leave you looking withered and dry, according …

Nutrition

Don't Call it a Diet: "Fit For Life" Changes Everything

Repeat after me: Do not overeat.<p>There are so many ways to lose weight. You can try the Beverly Hills Diet. Or eat like a cave man. Why not subsist on liquid protein alone? Or sip cold coffee throughout the day like a certain ELLE fashion assistant, who nibbles off a bit of rice cake only when he …

Your Child's Brain Development: Age One

Have you ever wondered why your toddler isn't responding to you with what you believe should be a "normal" reaction? Or you can't understand why your baby keeps opening and shutting the closet door over and over again?<p>Humans are one of the few species on earth born "unfinished." At birth, our …

Parenting

9 Ways to Help Your Child's Language Development

Speed up and improve your child's language skills.<p>Parents play a critical role in a child's language development. Studies have shown that children who are read to and spoken with a great deal during early childhood will have larger vocabularies and better grammar than those who aren't. Here are …

Sex asymmetry: What happens when libidos don’t align?

<i>"Our sex life HAS tapered in the last few months, but isn't that allowed? We are adults leading busy, stressful lives. I cook for him, I do his laundry, I keep our house clean and tidy. It's not like our sex life was going to be this way FOREVER, it was a temporary slow-down due to extenuating</i> …

How Growing Up In Poverty Rewires A Child’s Developing Brain

Decades of scientific research have suggested that a child’s early life experience has the power to profoundly affect their learning. One of the most …

An Embryo Forms: Weeks 4 to 8 of Pregnancy

Chances are you have no idea you're pregnant yet-€”but your body is already hard at work. Watch as the egg undergoes its wondrous transformation to embryo.<p>In the fourth week of your pregnancy, the ball of cells that is developing into your baby is the size of a poppy seed. It's at this stage that …

Prenatal Development

Articles about 7 extremely tiny places people call home on Dwell.com - Dwell

New to the platform? Start following these users and get a head start on your daily dose of design.<p>Hunting for a new place can be stressful, but sometimes an apartment or house just seems to call your name.<p>Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.<p>…

Home Tours

15 Suicide-Attempt Survivors Tell Their Stories

<i>National Suicide Prevention Week runs from September 7-13, 2015.</i><p><i>If you or someone you care about is thinking about suicide, please call the National</i> …

Mental Health