Jerrica Delawder

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Inside the Radioactive City Russia Doesn’t Want You to Know About

The director of documentary 'City 40' says she's lost contact with residents who risked their lives to tell their story.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>It looks like a lovely place to visit. From inside, Ozersk has all the charm of a European capital: beautiful parks, broad public …

Addressing Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis with Dr. Izabella Wentz - Dr. Trevor Cates

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6 Reasons You Haven't Been Able to Get Rid of Your Belly Fat

The struggle is real.<p><i>This article was written by</i> <i>Sharon Liao and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>If you're pinching an inch or more, you know the frustration: What's it take to tame the jiggle in the middle? "When it comes to losing belly fat, there's a lot of misinformation out there," says …

11 Mental Habits That Will Improve Your Business Savvy

Want to become a savvier entrepreneur? Follow these tips.<p>Psychology and business success go hand in hand. It's been well documented that people like Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Richard Branson all have unique mindsets that have contributed to their success.<p>Thoughts become words, words become …

personaldevelopment

15 exercises to develop the best glutes in the gym

Glutes are king as far as the hierarchy of your muscles is concerned. “For athletic performance, overall lower body power, strength, speed, and …

Workouts

These 5 movies on Netflix will open your eyes about how food is really made

Where does your food come from? What's in it?<p>It'll take more than a glance at the label to see what's actually in your food. And that's the problem. As we've made certain foods cheaper and more readily available, we've distanced ourselves from its production, letting the fast food and sugar …

6 Women Disappeared In A Small Town, And After 2 Years The Mystery Only Deepens.

"I still feel like everyone is on edge because there is still someone or a few someone's out there that did this to these poor girls."<p>It's been nearly two years since the first of at least six women disappeared in Chillicothe, Ohio. The unimaginable tragedy forever changed the lives of the victims' …

Are All Mental Illnesses Related?

David Kessler, the former Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, argues that all mental health issues, including addiction, depression, and overeating, can be explained by “capture”—a process where focusing on selective stimuli results in adverse behaviors. In opposition to current …

19 Cauliflower Recipes to Hack Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Cauliflower is *definitely* making a comeback as your go-to powerhouse veggie. Remember when Cauliflower rice recipes were all the rage? Before that, everyone went <i>crazy</i> for the ever-popular cauliflower pizza. Now that everyone knows the veggie is the chameleon of the vegetable world, healthy …

3 Workouts to Bulletproof Your Lower Back and Prevent Aches and Pain

About 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes, according to the National Institue of Neurological Disorders …

Pain

7 Protein Cookie Recipes for Healthier Snacking

Cookies get a bad rap, but if you find the right recipes, they can be mostly healthy and totally filling. These treats fit the bill and are perfect …

7 bad speaking habits that turn people off immediately

Speaker and author Julian Treasure gave a popular TED Talk in 2014 that explained how anyone can speak effectively, whether in a conversation or in front of a crowd.<p>How well you influence others, he said, is as much about you do say as what you <i>don't</i>.<p>Here are the bad habits you need to avoid if you …

How to Raise Emotionally Intelligent Kids: 7 Important Things to Teach Them

Emotional intelligence is the prerequisite to great relationships. Here's how to teach kids to develop them.<p>We all want our kids to be happy and successful, so it makes sense to work backward and figure out how to make that happen.<p>Step 1: <i>To be happy and successful, they need to develop great</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

A Hidden Factor in Stroke Severity: The Microbes in Your Gut

The bacteria that inhabit our guts have become key players for neuroscientists. A growing body of research links them to a wide array of mental and …

Medical Research

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

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11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

Your 7-Minute Fat-Blasting HIIT Workout

Want to burn a ton of calories, improve your endurance, and tone all over in just a few minutes? We've got the goods<p>Too busy to make it to your …

Exercise

The enormous power of the unconscious brain

A lot of the things we do in everyday life don’t need to involve our conscious mind. In many cases, the more we use it, the less effective we become.<p>If you don’t think the act of stacking and shuffling a set of cups could boggle your mind, watch the video below. In it, neuroscientist David Eagleman …

Consciousness

Story of cities #3: the birth of Baghdad was a landmark for world civilisation

The foundation of al-Mansur’s ‘Round City’ in 762 was a glorious milestone in the history of urban design. It developed into the cultural centre of the world<p>If Baghdad today is a byword for inner-city decay and violence on an unspeakable scale, its foundation 1,250 years ago was a glorious …

The internet is designed to manipulate you, but you can fight back with psychology

“22 of the Cutest Baby Animals,” the headline said. “You won’t believe number 11!”<p>Despite an impending deadline—not to mention my skepticism (how cute could they possibly be?)—I clicked on the story. I’m only human, after all. Yet this failure in self-regulation cost me at least half an hour of …

Self Control

Why Your Weight May Be to Blame For Your Horrible Memory

Your extra pounds may be straining your mind as well as your belt<p>Your belly might be messing with your brain: Having a higher body mass index (BMI) could hurt your memory, new research from the University of Cambridge suggests.<p>In the study, overweight participants—those with a BMI greater than …

Why are millennials so anxious? | Rose Bretécher, Ronnie Joice and Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Anxiety seems to be a common complaint among Generation Y. Our writers discuss contributing factors such as underlying instability around housing and careers<p>For me anxiety is uncertainty – the physical and emotional sensation that something bad might happen, out of my control. Young people feeling …

Mental Health

Why so many scientists are so ignorant

Science has enormous cachet and authority in our culture — for very understandable reasons! And that has led scientists (and non-scientists who claim …

Mental health problems aren’t all in the brain | Clare Allan

Divorcing mental ill health from its social and political context, as the BBC’s recent In the Mind Series did, implies wider issues of inequality or poverty don’t matter

Mental Health

The Best Exercise You Can Do for your Butt.

There are many myths and misconceptions about exercise and most of them center around weight training. One of the most popular myths is that doing …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Neuroscience

Medications May Cause Dementia, But It Could Be Untreated Sleep Apnea

<i>By Brandon R. Peters, M.D.</i><p>The news was enough to give you indigestion: Some of the over-the-counter and prescription medications most widely used to treat heartburn and acid reflux are linked to the development of dementia. The research suggesting a possible association is the latest in a string of …

10 Small Things You Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

Silicon Valley

The 7-Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?<p>Research shows that being …

Happiness

A commonly used supplement may be doing more harm than good

Doctors, patients, and the media have been enamored with vitamin D supplements for decades.<p>As well as their clear benefit in curing severe vitamin D deficiencies, endless headlines hail their magical ability to reduce a vast range of conditions from dementia to cancer.<p>Medical specialists such as …