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Expand Your Personality, Shrink Your Waistline

There can hardly be a simpler equation for maintaining a healthy weight. Burn up more calories than you consume, right? But if it’s that simple we …

Weight Loss

How Tylenol blunts your emotions: Popular painkiller can reduce feelings of sadness AND happiness, claims study

Painkillers not only dull physical pain, but they can also dull your emotions.<p>This is according to a new study that claims acetaminophen …

Biomedicine

Is the Placebo Effect in Your DNA?

Some people feel better after dummy treatments, while others feel no difference unless the drugs are real. A new paper argues that the difference may come down to genetics.<p>The first real, physical proof of the placebo effect came in 1978. Running a study on patients who had recently had their …

Placebos

Does subliminal advertising actually work?

<b>Hidden messages that promote products in films once caused a moral panic. But is the much-feared technique really effective? The BBC's Phil Tinline helped devise an experiment to find out.</b><p>On 12 September, 1957, at a studio in New York, a market researcher in the Mad Men mould called a press …

Mad Men

Child plane crash survivor must have time, tools to grieve

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sailor Gutzler is back in her tiny hometown in Illinois with family members Monday.<p>They are doing everything they can to make the 7-year-old feel safe and loved -- a simple but critical act that mental health experts say can help the child begin grappling with being the sole survivor of a …

Mental Health

January 2015

Education as a Cause of Mental Health Issues

It’s one of the most bizarre and destructive events in American history. Circa 1931, public schools started using Whole Word to teach reading. (This …

India tackles worryingly high level of suicides among young people

Mikhail Furtado was extremely worried about his 12th-grade exams.<p>A few days before he was due to get his results, his father walked in and found him dead.<p>"I opened the cottage door, put the light on and I found him hanging. He was hanging," Anthony Furtado says.<p>When the results came out, his father …

Boston Researcher Cynthia Breazeal Is Ready to Bring Robots Into the Home. Are You?

The MIT researcher has dedicated her career to building robots that can perceive and emulate emotion.<p>The MIT Media Lab’s Personal Robots Group flanks the soaring atrium on the fourth floor of the Wiesner Building, a wall of metal panels along the southern edge of Cambridge, Mass.<p>The space looks …

10 permanently blinded in botched surgeries at Indian 'eye camp'

At least ten patients have been left permanently blind following botched cataract surgeries at an illegal medical camp in Punjab state, India, health officials say.<p>The operations were carried out at a free, unofficial "eye camp" at Guru Nanak Charitable Hospital, Ghuman, organized by a …

From Auschwitz to the White House: One Tailor’s American Tale

When it came to clothes, Bill Clinton was a disaster, or so thought his tailor the first time he peered into the newly elected president’s closet. It …

Over 20 Good Apps to Use in BYOD Classroom

December 5, 2014 <br>BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is not only about students bringing their own devices to class and using them for educational purposes. …