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7 Ways Daylight Saving Time Can Affect Your Health

An hour of lost sleep and an out-of-whack circadian rhythm could affect your fertility, heart health, mood, and more.<p>We'll lose an hour of sleep as …

Sleep

World Health Organisation fears new 'Disease X' could cause a global pandemic

The World Health Organisation has added a mysterious “Disease X” to a list of viruses it fears could cause a global pandemic in the future.<p>The …

Mystery illness dubbed ‘Disease X’ could kill millions, scientists warn

<b>Experts have warned that a mysterious, unknown disease could become a global threat that wipes out out millions of humans.</b><p>The illness – currently …

10 Cognitive Biases That Distort Your Thinking

While we might all like to believe that we are rational and logical, the sad fact is that we are constantly under the influence of cognitive biases …

Millions at high risk for lung cancer should be screened yearly, panel says

In a move that could affect millions of current and former smokers, a highly influential, independent panel of medical experts is recommending yearly screening for healthy adults between the ages of 55 and 80 at high risk for lung cancer.<p>The screening would be done with low-dose computed …

Cancer

When Will I Feel Better With B12?

If you have a condition that lowers your B12 levels, you may need to make dietary changes or take supplements. In some cases, severe deficiencies …

Caring for my three-legged dog cured my depression: veteran

A dog’s three legs helped carry one military vet through hard times.<p>“I was a nuclear engineer for six years in the Navy,” said Cristian Reinoso, 27. …

How to Stop Isolating and Connect with Others

“Thank God for Walgreens,” my friend Jessa said over wine one night. “I spent the whole day in my house yesterday writing and hadn’t spoken to a soul …

10 Things You Should Know About Social Psychology

Social psychology is a fascinating topic that has yielded a great deal of research on how people behave in groups. In many cases, the results of …

How Well Do You Know Fruit?

Let's get ~nutritional~.

Cocaine users' faces could rot away as drug is being laced with de-worming chemical

Fears have been sparked by a report suggesting huge amounts of the A-class drug cocaine has been laced with de-worming chemicals which could rot …

Attribution: How People Explain Behavior

In social psychology, <b>attribution</b> is the process of inferring the causes of events or behaviors. In real life, attribution is something we all do …

10 Things People With Anxiety Need to Do Every Day

You have anxiety and have probably been living with it your entire life. I completely understand. That’s because I’ve struggled with this condition …

Mental Health

22 Things That'll Send All Anxious People Into A Tailspin

"You're an adult now, you can book your own doctor's appointments."<p>Jokes aside though, if some of these were a little too real for you, you may want to consult the following resources:<p>* You can learn more about starting therapy here, since pretty much everyone can benefit from talking to a …

In surprise result, gene therapy reverses blinding eye disease

An experimental therapy for a blinding eye disease showed early – and surprising – promise when it improved the vision of patients in an early trial that was only supposed to test its safety, doctors reported Wednesday.<p>The experimental gene therapy not only stopped the steady degeneration of the …

Medicine

Using this one word a lot could signal mental health issues

But, according to new research, this behaviour might actually signal that they could be suffering from mental health issues.<p>That's according to …

Is There a Link Between Marijuana Use and Kidney Disease? The Shocking Answer

Recently analyzed data from researchers at Harvard partially answers this pressing question.<p>What had once been a taboo industry is no more. The …

What sugar does to your brain

To tell the story of what sugar does to your brain, you have to start with the thought that triggers your need for a hit of sweetness.<p>It often …

The Brain

Cardiologists Set the Record Straight on Eggs, Coconut Oil, Gluten, and More

While the big pillars of a heart-healthy diet haven’t changed much over time, it <i>can</i> be difficult to keep track of those smaller details that seem to …

Holistic Medicine

The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist

If you’re trying to wean yourself off sugar, you know that eating on the go can get tricky. So many packaged (and easily portable) foods are full of …

Coconut

A Simple Strength Training Circuit for Sprint-Distance Racing

<i>Dr. Patrick Hagerman, EdD, FNSCA, CSCS, NSCACPT shares a simple circuit program for sprint-distance racing that will pay dividends quickly—and</i> …

Exercise

5 Strength Training Moves to Do with a Resistance Band

Reverse muscle loss, boost your metabolism, and decrease belly fat with these exercises<p><b>Adapted from Women’s Health Take It Off! Keep It Off!</b><p>Strength …

Exercise

Want Bigger, Fuller And 3D Shoulders? Start Doing This Exercise

Every dude wants big shoulders. Just like everything that’s worth having doesn’t come by easily, fuller and rounder shoulders aren’t either. Now, …

Exercise

10 Ultimate Strength Training Workout for Bodybuilding

The type of training that focuses on building pure strength is somewhat different than “hypertrophy-based” workouts. However, there is some crossover …

Tip: The Best Rest Periods for Arm Growth

How long should you rest between sets if biceps and triceps size is your goal? Here's your guide.<p>Short Rest Periods for Biceps & Triceps<p>Too many …

Workouts

10 Bodybuilding Workout Plan for Beginners : Strength Training

Building muscle is something I’ve been obsessed with since high school. After struggling with building muscle for close to a decade, I’ve made …

Brewers’ Shaw turned to strength training to build on breakout 2017 season

When the Milwaukee Brewers acquired Travis Shaw last offseason they saw him as someone who could fill their hole at third base and provide some …

Turns Out E-Cigarettes Are More Cancer-y Than We Thought

A new study suggests your vape is unhealthy, bro.<p>It's not enough that e-cigarettes have been blowing up in people's faces or may give you something called "popcorn lung"—now the glowing nicotine dispensers could be giving you cancer, too.<p>The Washington Post points to a new study from the Lawrence …

Research

Stop Confusing Your Nerves With Having Anxiety

Nothing is more fashionable right now than anxiety disorders.<p><i>Fighting Words is a column in which writers rub you the wrong way with their unpopular but well-argued opinions on fitness, health, nutrition, what have you. Got something to get off your chest? Send your pitch to tonic@vice.com.</i><p>As …

Reality TV

New study suggests e-cigarettes could be damaging lungs in a unique way

E-cigarette use around the world is booming, especially amongst young people. In 2016 the US Surgeon General identified a 900 percent increase in …