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WHO classifies 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition

<b>(CNN) —</b> Watching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashing images to one of the world's most addictive substances.<p>Now, they may have backup: The World Health Organization announced "gaming disorder" as a new mental health …

Mental Health

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

A 19-Year Study Reveals Kindergarten Students With These 2 Skills Are Twice as Likely to Obtain a College Degree (And They Have Nothing to Do With Reading)

The good news is, every child is capable of learning these skills--we just have to teach them.<p>It's hard to believe that what your child knows at age 5 could influence his future chances of success. But that's exactly what a 2015 study published in the <i>American Journal of Public Health</i> found.<p>But …

Yale/UC study finds extensive Facebook usage decreases health & happiness

A large-scale study jointly carried out by academics from Yale University and the University of California has concluded that greater than average use of Facebook decreases both mental health and happiness …<p>The <i>WSJ</i> reports that the study was a rigorous one, tracking the Facebook habits of more than …

Mental Health

World's best Go player flummoxed by Google’s ‘godlike’ AlphaGo AI

Ke Jie, who once boasted he would never be beaten by a computer at the ancient Chinese game, said he had ‘horrible experience’<p>A Google algorithm has narrowly beaten the world’s best player in the ancient Chinese board game of Go, reaffirming the arrival of what its developers say is a …

Artificial Intelligence

Here's What Placebos Can Heal—And What They Can't

The latest research in biochemistry reveals that your brain can actually self-medicate.<p>Illness is best cured with drugs. That assumption has prevailed since pharmaceuticals became widely available. But in recent years there has been a growing interest in alternative medicines, many of which employ …

Low-salt diets may not be beneficial for all, study suggests: Salt reduction only important in some people with high blood pressure

Salt reduction only important in some people with high blood pressure<p>A large worldwide study has found that, contrary to popular thought, low-salt …

Why You Could Be Days Away From a Heart Attack—and Never Even Know It

A health scare carries a huge lesson for this seemingly-healthy guy<p>My name is Kevin, and I’m a 49-year-old editor at <i>Men’s Health</i>. I’m 6-feet tall and 185 pounds, and I exercise regularly. I live healthy and look healthy.<p>But last month, I found out that I have heart disease.<p>A doctor unclogged an …

Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryIt’s Time to Forgive <i>The Joy Luck Club</i> Inkoo Kang The landmark film beautifully portrayed the Asian American experience. Then Asian …

Aretha Franklin

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

By Amy Ellis Nutt<p>, Reporter<p>“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was …

Calcium: What’s Best for Your Bones and Health?

<b>Table of Contents</b><p>Introduction<p>Those advertisements pushing milk as the answer to strong bones are almost inescapable. But does “got milk?” really …

23 maps that explain how Democrats went from the party of racism to the party of Obama - Vox

The Democratic Party is the longest-existing political party in the US, and arguably the world. But in its over 180 year existence, it's completed a remarkable ideological and geographic transformation. Originally a staunch defender of Southern slavery, the party now wins the support of most …

Study finds why Mediterranean diet may slow down aging

Researchers have found the reasons behind longer life associated with eating a Mediterranean diet - fruits, vegetables, nuts, olive oil, wine etc. A …