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What Do Your Dreams Say About Your Sleep Quality?

A good night’s sleep is far more nuanced than simply putting in your seven to nine hours and calling it a day. Good, healthy sleep means feeling rested upon waking. It means not having chronic bad dreams or nightmares. And it turns out that the difference between a smile-filled slumber and a …

Heroin epidemic seizes bipartisan attention in 2016 race

America's heroin crisis has risen to levels that are demanding attention on the 2016 campaign trail as candidates from both sides of the aisle call for action, particularly in the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire where heroin overdoses have soared.<p>In town hall forums and diners, …

Researcher Claims Small Doses Of LSD Can Alleviate Anxiety And Depression

Anxiety and depression are serious mental health problems, both of which are severely disruptive at the best of times and incredibly dangerous to the …

Study Reveals How Cocaine Affects The Brain

A new study into the effects of cocaine has revealed that the drug induces long-lasting remodeling of brain cell connections which alters the brain’s …

Autism, Einstein and the age of the universe: the best science books of 2015

When Dustin Hoffman starred in Rain Man in 1988, autistic people were still regarded as ineffably "other". Over the years, their condition has become increasingly familiar, and far closer to our "normal" - if we still believe in such a thing.<p>Steve Silberman's Neurotribes (Allen & Unwin, £16.99) …

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10 Holiday Cocktails Perfect for Any Party

10 Holiday Cocktails Perfect for Any PartyGettyCourtesy of Moe's Cantina River North/FacebookCourtesy of Chocolate, Chocolate/FacebookGettyCourtesy …

7 Low Alcohol Cocktails To Drink All Day Long on Thanksgiving

Drinking on Thanksgiving isn’t a sprint, it’s a marathon. If you start pounding the Zinfandel or slamming high-octane beers before Santa has even …

4 Online Dating Photo Secrets From the Most-Messaged Woman on OkCupid

What if every photo you posted to your online dating profile led to a match? Here's how Lauren Urasek does it.<p>Lauren Urasek was just minding her own business when <i>New York</i> <i>Magazine</i> contacted her one day last year and told her that, according to some serious math, she was the most-messaged girl in New …

This Video Nails The Hypocrisy Of The Anti-Vaccination Argument

Makes you think, doesn't it?<p>"My child, my choice" is the public cry of parents who are against vaccinating their children. But that choice may be endangering thousands of others who can't receive vaccinations because they are too young or suffer from health conditions that compromise their immune …

Why Politicians' Lazy Takes on Weed's Link to Mental Illness Need to Stop

The science is still up for debate, and differences in interpretation are most likely cultural.<p>Legal weed recently celebrated its first birthday and …

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Drink like Luke Skywalker at a Star Wars bar

Prepare to be transported to another galaxy - a bar inspired by Star Wars is to open in Manchester.<p>Created for the 'For The Love of the Force' Star Wars convention, the bar will be based on the famous "Mos Eisley Cantina" featured in Star Wars Episode IV.<p>Visitors will be able to taste the blue …

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11 of the best new religions of the last century

Religion is an odd thing because…Well, it’s an odd thing for a lot of reasons really. But most germane to this conversation? It’s odd because the …

Special Education: Federal Law vs. State Law

Federal Law (IDEA)<p>State Laws<p>IDEA says students who have one of 13 types of disabilities may qualify for special education. To be eligible, the …

Thanksgiving Drinks for a Crowd

From hot mulled cider to sangria with cranberries and apples, here are great Thanksgiving drinks for a crowd.

What Kinds of Therapies Actually Help Autistic Kids?

At two-and-a-half, my autistic son spoke more often than several other kids in his regional center-funded speech and language class. Two years later, …