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The pickiest of kids ate dozens of new foods after a two-week training devised by a psychologist

If a child is a fussy eater, there’s probably not one single reason why. It could be genes. It could be the subtle hints the child—or small baby—has learned by watching their family at the table. It could be the psychological connections that their parents have helped forge between certain foods …

Autism
Health Care

It’s not sex that makes you healthier and happier—it’s what you do before and after

People who have sex more frequently report a greater sense of general happiness, according to numerous studies. One even found that having sex once a week, as opposed to monthly, boosts spirits more than earning an extra $50,000 per year.<p>Yet the sex-happiness association means nothing if we don’t …

Happiness

Sugar's "Tipping Point" Link to Alzheimer's Revealed

<i>Summary: In early Alzheimer’s, glycation damages an enzyme that plays a crucial role in immune response and insulin regulation, researchers …

The best medicine for ADHD might not be medicine, at least at first

Steve and Michelle were desperate. Their 6-year-old son, Sam, was diagnosed with ADHD soon after entering first grade. Sam’s behavior seemed outright defiant: He ignored adults when his name was called and was in constant motion. Sam let out bloodcurdling screams when forced to stop playing a game …

Mental Health

Beyond organic: Carbon farming is a pathway to climate stabilization and resilient soils

<b>Through the adoption of smart carbon farming practices, an acre of land could store anywhere from 10 to 100 tons or more of carbon, which can help</b> …

Farming

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Books
Medicine

Could Gum Disease Cause Rheumatoid Arthritis?

A type of bacteria found in severe gum disease may trigger many cases of rheumatoid arthritis, researchers reported Wednesday.<p>The bacteria is found in about a third of people, and the researchers found evidence that 47 percent of patients with rheumatoid arthritis had evidence of an infection.<p>It’s …

Pain
Pediatrics

Are You a Gardener or a Carpenter for Your Child?

By Jill Suttie<p>When I first became a mom in 1996, I had little in the way of familial support and few friends with children. Books became my primary source for figuring out everything from what car seats to buy to how I should communicate with my newborn son. I often fretted over whether or not I …

Gun Control

These Aerial Photos Reveal the Devastating Cost of Industrial Pollution

Fort McMurray, Canada The first step in the oil sands process after extraction is ‘upgrading’, in which particulate matt<p>... VIEW MORE<p>J Henry Fair<p>1 of …

Fort McMurray
Health Care

U.S. Soldiers Told To Repay Thousands In Signing Bonuses From Height Of War Effort

In most cases, when an employer pays a signing bonus to attract new workers, that payment is understood to be essentially unrecoverable. But the Pentagon has a different understanding — and it's ordering the California National Guard to claw back thousands of dollars paid to soldiers who …

Military
Child Care

How Gaps In Mental Health Care Play Out In Emergency Rooms

Nearly 1 in 5 children each year suffers a psychiatric illness, according to research estimates. But a national shortage of medical specialists and inpatient facilities means that many still go untreated — despite national efforts to improve mental health care.<p>New research is driving home the …

Mental Health
Feminism

How to clean coffee maker cleaning hacks - TODAY.com

Who doesn't want to save some time in the kitchen? We recently discovered two smart hacks that will keep your most-used items in optimal shape, while helping cut down on time spent cleaning.<p>Any coffee lover knows the struggle of a stained coffee carafe. No matter how many times you wash your coffee …

Coffeemakers

“The Kegel Fix”: A New Twist On An Old Exercise

Andrew Siegel MD 9/24/2016<p>I am a urologist with a strong interest in pelvic health, fitness and conditioning. Having first developed a curiosity with …

See what happened when this school replaced detention with meditation

As a kid in detention—for those of you who ever did hard time after school (hand raises)—did you ever spend that time thinking about what you did?<p>I …

100 Years In The Making, Black History And Culture Museum Gets Ready For Reveal

When peals ring out from a 130-year-old church bell at the Sept. 24 dedication ceremony for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, they will signal the end of a long journey.<p>The historic "Freedom Bell" usually hangs in Williamsburg, Va., in the tower of the First Baptist …

Black History

Doctor's Diary: the radical approach to rheumatoid arthritis treatment has been more than justified

Over the past 10years, the prospects for the tens of thousands with the misfortune to be afflicted by the potentially crippling disorder of rheumatoid arthritis have improved dramatically.<p>The cardinal symptoms of swollen painful joints with the progressive destruction of bone and cartilage is …

michele bisaillon uses mirrors to create ingenious feminist selfies

The California artist uses social media to share candid reflections of herself—and womanhood.<p>Like many teens and twenty-somethings, Michele Bisaillon fills her Instagram account with plenty of photos of herself. But the 28-year-old Silicon Valley artist has redefined the standard selfie: she uses a …

Feminism

Diet and back pain: What's the link? - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Troy, N.Y. – Can a diet high in processed fat and sugar and Type 2 diabetes cause degeneration of intervertebral discs in the spine? If so, what is …

Why do doctors keep killing themselves?

A sense of angst was rattling students at the University of Southern California's Keck School of Medicine. One of their peers had taken his life days …

Mental Health
Japan
Water

Federal Data Shows Firefighting Chemicals In U.S. Drinking Water Sources

A study of drinking water supplies throughout the U.S. shows that numerous sources are contaminated with firefighting chemicals.<p>A team of scientists examined government data from thousands of public drinking water supplies. The water samples had been collected by the federal Environmental …

Snorkeling

Melting Ice In Greenland Could Expose Serious Pollutants From Buried Army Base

Buried below the ice sheet that covers most of Greenland, there's an abandoned U.S. Army base. Camp Century had trucks, tunnels, even a nuclear reactor. Advertised as a research station, it was also a test site for deploying nuclear missiles.<p>The camp was abandoned almost 50 years ago, completely …

Global Warming