Jennifer Knight

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5 Things Wrong With Your Deodorant

You wouldn’t swallow a spoonful of toxic cosmetic ingredients. But in some ways, smearing them under your arms in the form of deodorant or …

A Combo Punch of Fiber, Fats, and Protein

Being more active in the summer comes naturally, and the abundant sunshine motivates me to get more quality time biking or hiking with the family. …

A Medical Student's Perspective On Medicaid

My patients’ income or zip code should not determine the number of days they’ll stay in the hospital or the care they will or will not receive after being discharged.<p>I recently co-authored a study, published in the Surgery edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA Surgery), …

Health Care

This Electrifying Core and Cardio Energizer Will Shred You​ | Men’s Health

This core cardio energizer is an effective fat-loss shock to the system that is perfect for your cardio days or when you're just not feeling up to lifting. You'll feel like a sweaty, accomplished mess once you're done.<p>For more workouts like this one, grab The Anarchy Abs Workout.<p><b>Directions:</b> Perform …

Why The Internet Is Going Crazy Over This Mattress

Casper is only three years old and has already developed a cult following — notorious for disrupting the $14 billion mattress industry and completely …

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

15 signs that you *actually* love yourself

<i>There’s a thin line between self-help and self-criticism—at least, according to Danielle LaPorte. The “truth bomb”-dropping spiritual guru (with a</i> …

Ten Tips to Revolutionize our Sex Lives.

I was never the type of woman to speak about my sex life.<p>I liked to keep my private business to myself, especially in that particularly intimate …

Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh meditation: 5 meditation techniques that rewire your brain for the present moment

To become successful and joyful, you must succeed in generating inner peace. But when our lives are full of chaos, it can be difficult to work out …

​4 Things I Discovered After Forcing Myself to Run Every Morning

It turns out that getting up early can have some surprising benefits.<p>Though it goes counter to the preferred doctrine, I tend to thrive on less than eight hours of sleep. I’ve been a night owl most of my existence, and usually only get five to six hours of shuteye. But I’ve never really worried …

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She Didn't Get A Flu Shot, So NYU Fired Her From A Position She'd Held For 36 Years

Like approximately half of all Americans, psychologist Leonore Tiefer didn’t get a flu shot for the 2016-2017 season.<p>Unlike most of them, Tiefer lost a job because she decided to skip the shot.<p>She had been an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine …

Public Health

3 Buddhist beliefs that will soothe your soul (and make you much happier!)

There’s no denying that life is tough.<p>We might appear that we’re happy, but deep inside, it’s total chaos. It’s almost like we’re “ducks” – calm on …

What happens if you smoke marijuana every day?

Potheads everywhere use today, April 20th, 4/20, as an informal celebration of what it means to smoke, eat and vape marijuana.<p>Again, like every year, people will honor the day by smoking lots and lots of weed. Meanwhile, marijuana still toes the line between recreational drug and medicine, while …

Cannabis

14 of the Best Butt Exercises You Can Do Without a Gym Membership

Minimally invasive heart surgery

Overview<p>Robot-assisted heart surgery<p>Minimally invasive heart surgery<p>In minimally invasive heart surgery, heart (cardiac) surgeons perform heart …

Medicine

Becoming a Physician Requires a Peripheral Brain

It is very difficult to become a medical doctor. First, you have to go to college and take the necessary prerequisites. These prerequisites include chemistry, physics, organic chemistry, and English. Many medical schools, but not all, require calculus; none of these are "easy A's". It is no longer …

5-Ingredient Smoothies That Taste and Look So Good We Want to Cry

Whether you've got a hankering for something fruity, a craving for dessert (when don't we?), or just need a heavy dose of greens to cancel out the …

Protein

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life | Inc.com

Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you want to go.<p>If there is any form of internal conflict at all in the decisions you are making, you …

Motivation

Don’t make New Year’s resolutions this year. Redesign your life instead, Stanford professor says.

Throughout our lives, there will be moments when we’ll find ourselves stuck or worried that we’ve fallen short of our potential and greatest ambitions. We might find ourselves fantasizing over a different career or another partner, wondering if it is too late to change.<p>In their new book, “Designing …

Prototypes

10 Reasons To Create Your Wellness Plan For The New Year

Runners are no stranger to training plans. We choose a race and then develop with the help of a book, a coach, or on our own, a training plan to get …

Wellness

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

Consciousness

17 Easy Ways To Become A Happier And Calmer Person In 2017

Being a stressed out mess is so last year.<p>These past 52 weeks weren’t the best when it came to mental health, between the very real development of election anxiety to the tragic events that happened regularly. How could a person <i>not</i> live in a perpetual state of stress?<p>If you’re still looking for a …

Mental Health

11 TED Talks That Show How Weird The Human Mind Really Is

You have less control over your decisions than you think.<p>We use our mind every second of every day, but it's safe to say no one understands exactly …

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2016

The best of the brain books in 2016 featured deception, empathy, placebos, gaming, algorithms, microbes and that little voice in your head. Whether touching on psychology, neuroscience or the mind more broadly construed, the eight books on this list are top reads in a genre always popping with new …

Books

Patients Cared For By Female Doctors Fare Better Than Those Treated By Men

In a study that is sure to rile male doctors, Harvard researchers have found that female doctors who care for elderly hospitalized patients get better results. Patients cared for by women were less likely to die or return to the hospital after discharge.<p>Previous research has shown that female …

Physiology

Science Explains Why Brilliant People Long to Be Alone

Psychologists have a pretty good idea of what typically makes a human happy. Dancing delights us. Being in nature brings us joy. And, for most …

More evidence to suggest that working out can boost your memory

A new study adds to the growing evidence that exercise can help to improve memory. — IStock.com pic via AFPLONDON, Dec 18 — New UK research released …

We might be closer than ever to using CRISPR to cure diseases

Gene editing just leveled up.<p>Thanks to new research from a team at Western University, we may be closer than ever to curing some of humanity’s most …

Oral Health & Risk for CV Disease

Is there a link between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease?<p>Researchers and government agencies continue to investigate the possible …

Dentistry