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9 Essential Oils For Pain Relief That Actually Work, According To Science

It's easy to be a skeptic about the effectiveness of the use of essential oils when it comes to physical or mental health issues, especially when …

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Anti-inflammatory diet may guard against cancer

<i>Leslie Beck, a Toronto-based private practice dietitian, is Director of Food and Nutrition at Medcan.</i><p>It’s increasingly recognized that chronic inflammation is a major contributor to illnesses including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, certain cancers, asthma, arthritis, depression and Alzheimer’s …

People with Chronic Pain Will Protest the CDC’s Crackdown on Opioids

There are rallies planned in almost every state this weekend.<p>Somehow, despite having no history of substance use disorder, Ken Adams had been branded a drug seeker. He landed in the ER 22 times over the course of about 18 months, seeking treatment for a painful, undiagnosed abdominal adhesion …

You Can Now Buy Willie Nelson’s Weed From California Dispensaries

Based on Willie Nelson’s journey, smoking weed might be the key to a long and productive life: He is getting ready to release his seventy-third (yes, seventy-third) album, <i>Last Man Standing</i>. He turns 85-years-old at the end of the month. Through it all, he’s famously smoked a ton of marijuana. If …

How does sex affect your brain?

Having sex can flavor our nights, and days, with sweet pleasure and excitement, relieving stress and worry. And, of course, sex has been key to …

Weed May Affect Men and Women Differently

Thanks to all the restrictions, research is still half-baked.<p>If there’s an area where men outperform women, it’s in how much cannabis they consume. The available data suggests that three-quarters of weed smokers are men and—though marijuana addiction is fairly rare—they are much more likely to …

Eleven horrible body language mistakes that are hard to quit but you'll be glad you did

It is not what you say, it’s how you say it.<p>It’s a cliche, but it’s true. Body language is a crucial part of communicating. The way you act can warp …

Your Dog Can Hear Your Emotions, Research Shows

Dogs’ ability to communicate with humans is unlike any other species in the animal kingdom. They can sense our emotions, read our facial expressions, …

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Nutrition

You Aren't Cleaning Your Pet's Bowls Often Enough

How often do you clean your pet's bowls? Are you washing them daily in soapy water as hot as you can stand it, followed by air-drying them, and also …

Cleaning

The Caped Crusader Fighting for Gentle Giants

Celebrating the release of Batman VS. Two Face animated film and His Gentle Giants Dog Food Debut<p><b>Up Dated</b> From Caped Crusader to Canine Crusader, …

If a nuclear weapon is about to explode, here's what a safety expert says you can do to survive

When Hawaii's ballistic-missile-threat system blared an alert across the state on January 13, many people didn't know where to go, what to do, or whether they could even survive a nuclear attack.<p>The alert sowed confusion, fear, and, pandemonium — especially among tourists— in the 38 minutes before …

North Korea

Three Surprising Ways That Gratitude Works at Work

A couple of summers ago, I traveled to the steamy cauldron of central Florida to speak at the WorkHuman conference. Nearly 1,500 human resource …

What is akathisia and why does it occur?

Akathisia is a side effect of certain drugs that causes an uncontrollable urge to move the legs. It often begins soon after a person starts on a new …

What Is the Sexiest Emotion for Women to Display?

Becker, D., Kenrick, D., Neuberg, S., Blackwell, K., & Smith, D. (2007). The confounded nature of angry men and happy women. Journal of Personality …

Psychology

Yes, your dog is making puppy eyes at you

Sometimes science confirms the obvious.<p>The problem with dogs is that they’re a lot like babies that never grow up. This is both a great strength and a huge annoyance, mostly because they can’t talk. Researchers who study infant learning and behavior have to rely on other cues, like how long …

Pets

This computer model is unlocking why people suffer from depression

Computational psychiatrists have broken new ground in understanding how humans learn, by modelling a software program to behave just behave like us. …

University of Oxford

Cannabis Slows Memory Loss and Protects Brain Cells

Few people know that the US government owns the original patent on Cannabinoids (Cannabis extracts) and lists them as “Neural Protectants” meaning …

The Surprising Psychology Behind Using Natural Colors

"Nature captures your attention in a way that is not urgent or oppressive. In other words, you don't have to pay attention to the wind in the trees, …

Psychology

Treating Depression: An Expert Discusses Risks, Benefits of Ketamine

<i>Credit: Robert A. Lisak</i><p>Up to a third of patients with depression don’t respond to traditional forms of treatment. For those patients, the dark fog …

Depression

Are “depression naps” actually a good idea? A mental health expert weighs in

Social media has blessedly morphed from a place where users post photos of their (supposedly) nonstop-happy lives to a space for sharing how you’re</i> …

Mental Health

People Whose Eyes Have A Dark Ring Around The Iris Appear More Attractive, Study Says

It’s all in the eyes. Sparkling blue, sea green, hazelnut — what do you find attractive? In fact, it might not be anything to do with the color of your partner’s eyes, but a dark ring that circles their iris that caught your attention.<p>Scientists have discovered that this circle, called a limbal …

Some thoughts on whether intelligence is linked to anxiety and depression

In High intelligence: A risk factor for psychological and physiological overexcitabilities, a group of academic and industry neuroscientists survey a …

Science Proves a Harsh Truth About Very Good Dogs

Don't worry, though. They're still good dogs.<p>You know how your heart melts whenever a pup raises its eyebrows? That’s no accident. While research on …

Do Psychedelics Make People Less Likely to Commit Crimes?

People who have used psychedelics are less likely to commit property and violent crimes than people who haven't, according to a new analysis of data …

Hedge Funds: Cooler Heads Mean Hotter Returns

By<p>Oct. 19, 2017 12:57 p.m. ET<p>Everyone knows that nice guys finish last, right? Especially in the cutthroat world of business, where snakes in suits …

Study: 70% Of Musicians Reported Experiencing Anxiety Or Depression

In the largest study ever conducted on the subject, about 70 percent of musicians and music industry people polled, say they experienced panic …