Kim Mcnelly

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Can Mental Illness Be Prevented In The Womb?

Every day in the United States, millions of expectant mothers take a prenatal vitamin on the advice of their doctor.<p>The counsel typically comes with physical health in mind: folic acid to help avoid fetal spinal cord problems; iodine to spur healthy brain development; calcium to be bound like …

Prenatal Development

100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

But narrowing it down to just movies, you can put a good dent in some classics, if you have the right guide.<p>Well, that's why we're here.<p>We have searched through all of the titles on the streaming giant so you don't have to, and we put together the 100 movies streaming on Netflix you have to watch …

David O. Russell

What we lose when we lose the world’s frogs

Amphibians survived the dinosaur extinction just fine. Why are they in peril now?<p>In September, a frog died in an Atlanta botanical garden. With it went an entire species never to hop along the Earth again. Biologists at Zoo Atlanta who’d looked after the frog for the past 12 years called him …

How to Save Money Coming Home on College Breaks

They don't have to break the bank.<p>Getting home (and back again) on college breaks is one of the many expenses that can take students and their …

8 Incredible Destinations that are Slowly Disappearing

Whether by the unforgiving hand of time or manmade destruction, some of the world's most beautiful monuments and natural wonders are disappearing. …

The 7 Most Unique Restaurants Around the World

Often the mundane starts to settle in and our craving to jet-set across the world pulls us to do just that. There are a plethora of extraordinary …

High-fat cheese: the secret to a healthy life?

A diet rich in cheese might actually be good for our health, according to a new study.<p>A group of researchers from the University of Copenhagen found that eating cheese could help to improve health by increasing our levels of "good" high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol - thought to offer …

Nutrition

Want an Ivy League Education? These Free Online Courses Are Just as Good

Ivy league schools aren't the only place to get a top quality education.<p>Ivy league schools like Harvard and Yale are the holy grail for young, idealistic students on their way into the real world.<p>But they definitely aren't the only place to get a great education.<p>In fact, the movement towards more …

What It Feels Like to Die

Science is just beginning to understand the experience of life’s end.<p>“Do you want to know what will happen as your body starts shutting down?”<p>My mother and I sat across from the hospice nurse in my parents’ Colorado home. It was 2005, and my mother had reached the end of treatments for metastatic …

Consciousness

North Dakota Protesters Vow to Stop Oil Pipeline From Traversing Sioux Land

Gracy Claymore remembers the moment the message flashed across her laptop screen.<p>On the morning of Aug. 3, a Texas company called Energy Transfer Partners sent her and all members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe a 48-hour construction notice on the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline — a …

South Dakota

The FDA Wants To Make It Harder To Buy And Sell Poop

The FDA plans to tighten restrictions on poop samples used in a growing number of fecal transplants, but many patients are pushing back. “My colon. My choice,” one wrote.<p>Gastroenterologist Colleen Kelly performed her first poop transplant eight years ago, on a young woman with a life-threatening …

The Photos of This Naturally Pink Lagoon in Mexico Are Out of This World

BRB, booking a trip ASAP.<p>In a small fishing village off the coast of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico is Las Coloradas, which is essentially one of the most picture-perfect destinations on the planet.<p>There, you'll find a lagoon with water in the prettiest pink hue you've ever seen. But the color …

Travel

20 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Summer 2016

If you’re eager to retreat to a tropical oasis this summer, take advantage of some of the most affordable rates at world-class all-inclusive resorts …

The safest places to travel in Mexico

First off, it's important to know the difference between the two different travel advisories the U.S. State Department issues: travel alerts and travel warnings. A travel alert is a short-term caution, signaling events that should be over fairly quickly: tumultuous elections, labor strikes or …

Mexico

Are cats the ultimate weapon in public health?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nevin McCown knows he works a job most guys would envy, so as head brewer at Empirical Brewing, he never minded staying late to close up shop -- with one exception.<p>He'd turn off the equipment in the cavernous warehouse in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. He'd be packing up his gear …

Pets

Norman Lear documentary celebrates the good times of the TV legend's '70s heyday

For a movie about the creator of some of the most pointed, controversial comedies in television history, "Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You" has a curious habit of sidestepping some of the thornier and more interesting aspects of its subject's life.<p>The brisk documentary, co-directed by Heidi …

Rita Moreno

Man takes his dog diagnosed with cancer on one last epic road trip

There is no bond greater than a person and his or her loyal canine companion.<p>After his faithful chocolate lab, Bella, was diagnosed with cancer and …

11 Coolest Underwater Hotels in the World

From Dubai to Sweden, these hotels (and hotel bars, spas, and restaurants) take sleeping with the fishes to a whole new below-sea level. Prepared to be wowed by deep blue and bright turquoise waters—all visible while you stay dry and comfortable.

The 19 Best Reads of Summer 2016

The world's 15 most peaceful countries – which nation has been number one for seven years?

I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

Boats

The 25 Museums You Should Visit Before You Die

TripAdvisor recently released its list of the world's top 25 museums, basing the findings on reviews from real travelers on its site. The comprehensive ranking includes museums from all corners of the world. Trust us, their incredible collections are worth the trip.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its …

Museums

Heimlich uses namesake manoeuvre for first time at 96 to save choking woman

Henry Heimlich, a 96-year-old surgeon credited with developing his namesake Heimlich manoeuvr, has used the emergency technique for the first time himself to save a woman choking on food at his senior living centre.<p>Heimlich said he has demonstrated the well-known manoeuvr many times since he …

Antidepressants aren't just for depression anymore, study finds

Antidepressants didn't get to be the third-most commonly prescribed medication in the United States for nothing. In fact, says a new study, the medications taken by more than 10% of American adults may be so ubiquitous because they are used to do so much.<p>Depression medication, a new study suggests, …

Depression

Set-Point Theory: The Fat-Loss Secret No One Talks About

I’ve been journaling—somewhat consistently—since second grade. While unpacking boxes after a recent move, I found an entry from 1991 (I was 9) that …

Official advice on low-fat diet and cholesterol is wrong, says health charity

Report accuses UK public health bodies of colluding with food industry and calls for overhaul of dietary guidelines<p>Urging people to follow low-fat diets and to lower their cholesterol is having “disastrous health consequences”, a health charity has warned.<p>In a damning report that accuses major …

27 Amazing Campgrounds In America For When You Need Chill Vibes

America the zen.

10 things you didn't know about being an air hostess

In my four years working as a flight attendant for different airlines, including British Airways, I’ve been inundated with questions about what it’s really like to be an air stewardess. From strict grooming protocol to what passengers get up to when they think no one is watching, it’s time to bust …

Cabins