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The Most Promising Cancer Treatments In a Century Have Arrived—But Not For Everyone

In 1891, a New York doctor named William B. Coley injected a mixture of beef broth and <i>Streptococcus</i> bacteria into the arm of a 40-year-old Italian …

Borderline Personality Disorder and Ability to Read Emotions

The ability to decode emotions is a basic social skill. Knowing whether the people you’re with are happy, angry, fearful, or sad will help you gauge …

How Creativity Heals Us and Why It’s a Gift to the World

<b>“Creativity is the way I share my soul with the world.” ~</b><b>Brené Brown</b><p>I wrote a poem today for the woman I love(d).<p>Just a few weeks ago, I fully …

Creativity

A five-minute mindfulness exercise that's ideal for skeptics and grumps

The world really wants us to count our blessings. News articles and blog posts tout the many benefits of gratitude, from improved health to better sleep and happier moods. Entrepreneurs and business behemoths like Oprah Winfrey swear by gratitude journals as a solution to stress and the secret to …

Mindfulness

‘Buddha’s remains’ are found in ceramic box buried by ancient monks

<b>Cremated remains which might belong to the man we now know as the Buddha have been unearthed in China, and are believed to have been buried by …

Shaken By Trump, Senators Ask: What Stops Him From Launching Nukes?

Critics in the Senate have posed a high-stakes question: Can anything keep President Trump from launching a nuclear attack on his own?<p>"We are concerned that the president of the United States is so unstable, is so volatile, has a decision-making process that is so quixotic that he might order a …

North Korea

Axing Obamacare individual mandate would save $338 billion: CBO

Repealing Obamacare's individual mandate would give GOP lawmakers an additional $338 billion over 10 years to help pay for their proposed tax cuts.<p>The Congressional Budget Office updated its estimate Wednesday in response to lawmakers' interest. Republicans are considering axing the unpopular …

Health Care

Pet Food Nutrition: 3 Things You Should Know

<i>This is a partnered post.</i><p>It’s the holiday season, which means that many people will spend the next three months thinking a lot about food. From …

Brain has inbuilt ‘drainpipes’ which get rid of waste, scientists find

The mystery of how the brain gets rid of waste or toxic substances has finally been discovered by scientists - it has its own sewerage pipe.<p>For the first time, researchers have found vessels which take away harmful substances or dead cellular material to keep the brain healthy.<p>The findings could …

Immune System

Gut bacteria influence the brain indirectly, study shows

A new study has found that there is a three-way relationship between a type of gut bacteria, cortisol, and brain metabolites. This relationship, the …

Beta-blockers may reverse genetic changes from heart disease

Researchers have discovered that beta-blockers - a class of drug that is widely used to treat high blood pressure and other heart conditions - can …

How Drinking Vino Protects Your Brain

<b>For a large percentage of people in the world, wine is the beverage of choice</b> to kick back and relax after a long day at the office or a long work …

Mary Meeker’s 2017 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis

The most anticipated slide deck of the year is here.<p>Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Mary Meeker is delivering her annual rapid-fire internet trends report right now at <b>Code</b> <b>Conference</b> at the Terranea Resort in California.<p>Here’s a first look at the most highly anticipated slide deck in …

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