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Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease

A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say.<p>AUGUSTA, …

Antiinflammatory

Why Physicists Are Saying Consciousness Is A State Of Matter, Like a Solid, A Liquid Or A Gas

A new way of thinking about consciousness is sweeping through science like wildfire. Now physicists are using it to formulate the problem of …

Consciousness

7 Ways Acupuncture Changes Your Brain, According To Science

Most everyone knows what acupuncture is, but do you <i>actually</i> know how it affects you? The age-old practice has been around for at least two thousand …

Acupuncture

The latest research on disciplining kids will make you a better parent—and a better spouse.

shironosov/Getty<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Imagine, for a moment, that you are lying inside an MRI scanner. A …

Mental Health

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

Gardening

33 Things to Stop Doing to Your Kids Right Now

In our quest to be a great mom or dad, we often don't see that our actions aren't always best for our children. Now's the time to take off the …

Parenting

Craving a Lighter Dinner? 5 Ways the Slow Cooker Can Help.

The slow cooker is our go-to during the dark days of winter, nourishing us through the bitter chill with hearty soups and stews, but it's actually …

Cooking

YOGA AS A TREATMENT FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

There are a terrific lot of of people who remain in the unfortunate position of having to deal with uncomfortable aches and pains brought on by …

Pain

Epigenetic inheritance, and how the way you live your life could affect your offspring

Environment + Genes = Us. Over the 20th century as our knowledge of biology increased, this simple equation seemed to be the general overriding …

Genetics

Strawberries top Dirty Dozen list for third year

Nonprofit examines public info about pesticide residue.<p>Strawberries are the dirtiest of the Environmental Working Group's 2018 Dirty Dozen list, the …

Strawberries

There's a 24-hour rule that lets you cancel a flight for free — here's how to use it

Purchasing flights can be stressful. Unless you're confident you've found an unbeatable fare deal (or you're traveling on a corporate card at your employer's expense), making the decision to click "buy" can be one wrought with doubt and insecurity.<p>Unless, of course, you knew you could cancel your …

Flying

I tried 6 natural sleep supplements for my insomnia—here’s what worked for me

We’ve been told over and over again that a healthy night’s sleep is the key to being your best self. (That’s to say clear-headed, anxiety-free, and …

Sleep

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

Description<p>Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy(MBCT), an empirically supported approach that combines aspects of cognitive behavior therapy with …

Mindfulness

Don’t Call It Menopause: Embracing the Change

Photo Courtesy of Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello / Trunk Archive<p>Perimenopause is often, well, a period of great change but also confusion. In the …

Women's Health

12 Healing Bowl Recipes That Are Like a Warm Hug

Usually, the term “comfort food” is basically just a synonym for junk food. But while there’s definitely a time and a place for burgers and a gooey …

Breakfast

Top Plants for Companion Planting - Organic Gardening - Organic Gardening

Companion planting means growing two or more different plants in close proximity for a specific purpose, such as better pest control or higher …

Gardening

What This Mom Said After Her 5-Year-Old Lost Her BFF Will Hit You Right in the Heart

It’s amazing when a story about kids can also apply to the grownups in the room.<p>It all started when mother-of-two Allison Kimmey was walking her …

Parenting

Study Finds Phubbing Has Severe Negative Effects on Sexual Relationships

New research shows that "phone snubbing" is a shortcut to relationship disfunction.<p>By<p>Mar 29 2018, 6:01 PM<p>A new study published in the <i>Journal of</i> …

Psychology

3 Emotional Mistakes That Are Limiting Your Happiness (And Your Potential in Life)

The way you feel affects how you think and how you behave.<p>Your emotions affect every decision you make. They impact your relationships, your work life, your psychological well-being, and your physical health. Studies show your emotional skills can even determine how successful you'll be.<p>Despite the …

Self-help

Omnisexual, gynosexual, demisexual: What’s behind the surge in sexual identities?

In 1976, the French philosopher Michel Foucault made the meticulously researched case that sexuality is a social construct used as a form of control. In the 40 years since, society has been busy constructing sexualities. Alongside the traditional orientations of heterosexual, homosexual, and …

LGBTQI

Easy Ways to Teach Kids About Emotions in Daily Life

Anthropologists say that Inuits, whose world is full of snow, have at least 50 words for variations of snow. Inuit children learn those words and …

Anger Management

Top 13 Nutrition Lies That Made the World Sick and Fat

Nutrition is full of all kinds of nonsense.<p>The worst examples are listed here, but unfortunately this is just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Here are the top …

Nutrition

No, There Is no Such Thing as ADHD

No, there is no such thing as ADHD. Somewhere along the line we have lost the understanding that kids come in all shapes and sizes. Some kids are …

Psychology

Why Psychotherapists Fail To Help People Today

Many people who enter psychotherapy today aren't helped at all. Some end up more troubled than when they began treatment. And ironically, some …

Psychology

This simple face massage makes you look younger in 90 seconds

More than a decade ago, exercise physiologist Sue Hitzmann developed a quick self-massage series on the face and neck to help clients with chronic …

Lips

For Compulsive Hair Pullers And Skin Pickers, There Is Need For More Help

I feel the urge again. My fingertips run along my face, feeling for imperfections, and I slip into the bathroom to be alone. After a glance in the mirror, I stalk back out, my nails digging into my palms. Not today.<p>Since my adolescence, I've had a tumultuous relationship with my reflection. That's …

Mental Health

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Here’s what your cravings are *really* trying to tell you

<i>Sour, sweet, salty…cravings come in a variety of forms, but what are they trying to tell you? Here, Jill Blakeway, DACM, a doctor of Chinese medicine</i> …

If sugar is so bad for us, why is the sugar in fruit OK?

<i>This is the third in a four-part series on sugar, which covers sugar-free diets, how the different types of sugars compare, and the links between</i> …

Nutrition

This 20-minute abs workout from this celebrity trainer is all you’ll need

This 20-minute abs workout from this celebrity trainer is all you’ll need<p>You can never have too many options for working your core. Why? “A strong …