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Why We Want Who We Want

Throughout her 20s, management consultant and author Nita Tucker dated doctors—usually tall ones. She was drawn by their status and her mother's …

Psychology
Vitamins

The Psychedelic Revolution Is Being Led by a 79-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor

George Sarlo is throwing cash at research into how drugs like magic mushrooms can help people overcome trauma like his own.<p>Deep in the Mexican jungle, in a village so remote it's only accessible by boat, 74-year-old venture capitalist George Sarlo waited to meet his father.<p>It was the fall of 2012, …

Fake News

This Herb is a Powerful Anti-Depressant. It Also Improves Memory and Aids Weight Loss

The Chinese herb XingPiJieYu has been found to reduce the effects of chronic unpredictable stress, while also improving learning and memory, …

Weight Loss

3 Strength Moves You Probably Aren't Doing—But Should Be

These powerful strength exercises target often-overlooked muscle groups in your lower body and core.<p>You're probably already incorporating strength …

Workouts

The Mental Health Zines Filling the Gap that Therapy Doesn’t

From empathetic illustrations to helpful tips – here is a definitive list of the best DIY resources for self-care, support and intersectional …

Business Development
Public Health

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Shamanic Drug Ayahuasca Cures Severe Depression, New Study Finds

Since ancient times, shamans in Brazil’s Amazonian rainforest have been concocting a psychedelic brew called ayahuasca or yagé. Made out of the …

Research

Kratom: Why is the FDA Banning this Herb that Helps Break Addiction?

Within weeks of denying an anticipated change in the DEA’s classification of cannabis as a schedule I controlled substance, the DEA has announced …

I contacted my senator about the DeVos vote. Here was his reply and my response.

Thank you for contacting me regarding the nomination of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education. I appreciate hearing from you on this important issue.<p>…

79 books Barack Obama recommended during his Presidency

Throughout his time in the White Office, President Barack Obama has recommended hundreds of books.<p>For the last two years, for instance, Obama has …

5 Ways You Can Support the Victims of Aleppo

Aleppo’s civilian population is now in greater danger than ever, following reports of atrocities against civilians committed by pro-Syrian government …

Middle East

29 YA Books About Mental Health That Actually Nail It

From brutally honest to shockingly hilarious, these books get it.<p><i>Note: Responses have been edited for length or clarity.</i><p>For even more suggestions, check out the comments on the original post.