Iisha Ware

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How Can I Stop Bingeing and Purging?

Delays and alternatives are two important tools for recovery from bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder and variants thereof. Please note that …

Mental Health

What Research Says About Being a Stay-at-Home Mom

Ask people what they think about stay-at-home moms and you'll get a variety of answers. They're lazy. They're making the best decision of their …

Parenting

This Is Your Brain on Sugar, According to Neuroscience

Insert joke about this video being "sweet."<p>Sugar, in its most basic form, is a natural and simple combination of elements. But when artificially …

Neuroscience

Why does mental illness arise? Clues found in the visual brain

The quality of communication between the parts the brain that process and make sense of vision could be vital for mental health.<p>So concluded a brain …

The Brain

Baking soda: A safe, easy treatment for arthritis?

Baking soda has been used as a home remedy for generations due to its antacid properties. Yet its benefits run even deeper, and new research may …

Immune System

Top 7 Science Websites for Kids

Websites can give kids a great introduction to science, and there are some wonderful kid-friendly science websites to check out. Not only do kids …

What is relativity? Einstein's mind-bending theory explained

How our ideas about space and time changed forever.<p>When the theory of relativity appeared in the early 1900s, it upended centuries of science and gave physicists a new understanding of space and time. Isaac Newton saw space and time as fixed, but in the new picture provided by special relativity …

Physics

Google Keeps a Record of Your ENTIRE Search History. Here’s How to Delete It in 4 Easy Steps

You can also download a file of your entire search history.<p>YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there’s a new hack to worry …

AdWords

A journal retracted a controversial paper about CRISPR. The damage might already be done.

A scientific journal just retracted a controversial study that claimed the gene editing tool CRISPR causes a number of unintended mutations, but it …

A Flawed Study Shows How Little We Understand Crispr's Effects

Biotech has been betting big on Crispr, the gene-editing technique that promises to snip away some of humanity’s worst diseases. But last May, a …

A Really Common Medication Has Been Linked to Doubled Risk of Stomach Cancer

Here's what you need to know.<p>A class of drugs commonly used to treat acid reflux and heartburn has been linked to a greater-than-doubled risk of …

Are you ready? Here is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it.<p>Google knows where you’ve been<p>Google stores your location (if you have location tracking turned on) every time you turn on your phone. You …

Privacy

Holding plank for a long time is pointless, fitness professor claims

Holding plank for ever-increasing periods of time has become a staple of many gym classes. Fitness experts claim that staying at the top of a push-up builds core, strengthens back muscles, tones the arms and teaches endurance.<p>But one sports scientist suggests that holding the position for any …

Estrogen and Progesterone: Beyond Reproduction

Once again I am extremely lucky (please check my article on 8 Habits of Highly Lucky People) to have this article co-written by a senior graduate …

Women's Health

How to speak puppy: a visual guide to doggy body language

From tail height and posture to pricked ears and eye contact, vet and clinical animal behaviourist Kendal Shepherd reveals what your dog is trying to tell you

Language

6 Weird Warning Signs That Could Indicate Your Heart Is in Trouble

See your doctor if you have any concerns about these.<p>The heart, so integral to life, sits in its protective cage in the chest, going about its work …

10 Things Will Make Your Vegetarian Chili Taste Amazing

During my stint as a vegetarian, bean-laden, meat-free chili was one of the dishes I turned to most. While I loved it because it was hearty and …

Chili

Bottled water from major brands like Aquafina, Nestle, and Dasani has been found to contain tiny plastic particles that you're drinking

When you drink from a plastic bottle of fresh H20, you're sipping more than just water.<p>A new report from Orb Media reveals how major bottled water brands, including Aquafina, Dasani, Nestle and Evian all have tens, hundreds, and in some cases, thousands of microplastic particles floating in their …

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

10 Best Jobs for People With Generalized Anxiety Disorder

The best jobs for people with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) are those that make the most use of your strengths. While living with GAD may mean …

Chemicals in packaging, carpets and non-stick pans 'may contribute to obesity'

Studies have also linked compounds called perfluoroalkyl substances to cancer, high cholesterol and immune problems<p>Chemicals used to make non-stick pots and pans, stain-resistant carpets, and food packaging may contribute to high levels of obesity by disrupting the body’s ability to burn calories, …

Holistic Medicine

How the Keto Diet Could Help Cancer Patients Fight Back with Food

Learn the fuel that cancer thrives on and how to cut off its supply.<p>Every paper and discussion of the metabolic theory of cancer begins with a …

Many people take dangerously high amounts of ibuprofen

(Reuters Health) - Many adults who use ibuprofen and other so-called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs take too much, increasing their risk of serious side effects like internal bleeding and heart attacks, a U.S. study suggests.<p>About 15 percent of adults taking ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) …

Biomedicine

The secret Netflix movie codes and other tips that will change your life

Netflix currently has 81 million paying users and has launched in 130 new countries around the world since January 2016.<p>Among its most popular series …

How to do eye makeup

Eye make-up can weave quite the spell over anyone’s look. A few well chosen shades and a clever application can make even tiny eyes look huge and can give a real ‘wow’ factor to the wearer. Gone are the days of one shade of shadow roughly swept over lids, now the techniques are many and varied, …

I thought I was one of the good guys. Then I read the Aziz Ansari story.

She told me to stop. I ignored her. It took me years to realize how wrong I was.<p>Last week, I read the Babe.net article describing an encounter between comedian Aziz Ansari and a woman identified only as “Grace.” I read about how Ansari allegedly pushed past several verbal and nonverbal cues …

Calling All Exercise Newbies! This Is the Perfect 10-Minute, Total-Body Workout

You made a promise to yourself to exercise more. Just because you feel like you can't carve out an hour a day to hit the gym doesn't mean you should just give up. It doesn't take much — even 10 minutes of raising your heart rate and burning your muscles is enough!<p>Try this 10-minute workout made up …

Mike Brooks’ Keiko trilogy is the perfect read for fans who miss Firefly and Dark Matter

Crime and spaceships<p>If you’re a fan of TV shows about wayward starship crews taking on whatever job will keep them flying, you might be suffering though a dry spell right now, since shows like <i>Firefly</i>, <i>Farscape</i>, and <i>Dark Matter</i> are no longer running. But Mike Brooks’ <i>Keiko</i> novels could help fill the …

The number one predictor of divorce (and how to fix it)

John Gottman, Ph.D, author of <i>The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work</i>, is one of the world's foremost marriage therapists. He's spent four decades studying couples at The Gottman Institute in order to determine what <i>really</i> causes a rift between two people — and how to fix it. After all that …

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