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"This Is the Recipe That Helped Me Finally Lose Weight"

Five women share their game-changing meal.<p>Starting a new healthy eating plan can be daunting—especially when you're on the hunt for recipes that are …

Does Prozac Really Treat Anxiety? Maybe Not

Neuroscientist and author Joseph LeDoux proposes a new system of classification for anxiety and fear.<p>For as much time and money our culture spends on …

Cat adopts baby monkey after his mother rejects him

A 16-year-old cat called Rosinka has adopted a baby monkey which was abandoned by its mother in a Russian zoo.<p>The mother of the three-week-old squirrel monkey refused to carry him on her back - which would have been essential for it to survive the first months of its life.<p>Fearing that Fedor the …

30 Powerful Habits That Encourage Happiness and Mental Strength

Practice any one of these and you'll notice a difference within 90 days.<p><i>What have you tried for 30 days that changed everything? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mike Leary, Psychotherapist</b> …

The Sleep Diet: 7 Habits of Highly-Rested People

If you need to lose weight, there’s an easy, accessible, free place to start: your bed.<p>It seems like there’s a new study released every day that …

To Dramatically Improve Your Health, Do 1 of These 4 Things

Losing weight is not on the list.<p>Now that March is here, your weight loss resolutions may be long gone. If that's the case, don't sweat it: Diets …

New Neurological Implant Could Let Humans Control Everything from Prosthetics to Computers

The device will first be used to help people with paralysis move bionic limbs, but the non-invasive device could hypothetically lead to the ability to control computers through thought.<p>Researchers from the University of Melbourne have developed a new device that can be implanted into a blood vessel …

11 Life-Changing Books To Help You Build Better Habits

When you woke up this morning, what did you do first?Did you hop in the shower, check your email or grab a doughnut from the kitchen counter?Did you …

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Kim Jong-un offers olive branch to South Korea

North Korean leader adopts conciliatory tone in his New Year speech following state funeral for car crash victim who attended last inter-Korean talks<p>North Korea`s leader took a conciliatory tone in his New Year speech. Kim Jong-un praised efforts to improve inter-Korean relations and made no …

4 Important Personal Habits for a More Productive Life

Let's be real: productivity is difficult. You get motivated, you set goals, you put systems and routines in place... but reality doesn't seem to …

20 Best-Ever Fat-Burning Soups

Theoretically, having more choices is a good thing.<p>But when ordering a coffee at Starbucks is like doing a mini dissertation in some vaguely Romantic …

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Healthy Snacks You Can Make When Your Fridge and Pantry Are Running Low

The Cooking Channel’s Kelsey Nixon shares her super-fast go-to eats.<p><i>Every Wednesday at 3 p.m. EST, WomensHealthMag.com hosts a live broadcast on Periscope called "Snack Sesh" with fun new ideas for health-conscious snackers. Make sure to tune in live—you'll be able to ask us questions and make</i> …

Healthy Eating

Risk of Burnout For Brain Cells Implicated in Parkinson's Disease

<b>The death of brain cells in Parkinson’s disease may be caused by a form of cellular energy crisis in neurons that require unusually high quantities</b> …

19 Things You Understand If You Like Kittens More Than Babies

You'd rather be called a Crazy Cat Lady than asked if you're going to have children.

Yosemite deaths illustrate a tragic but not uncommon risk in nature

What caused a tree limb to shear off and crush two sleeping campers in<p>Yosemite on Friday has yet to be determined, but the children's deaths underscore the National Park Service's delicate and difficult mission: to manage a wild place.<p>The park's foresters don't know if the black oak tree in the …

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Firefox 40 arrives with Windows 10 support, expanded malware protection, and new Android navigation gestures

Mozilla today launched Firefox 40 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. Notable additions to the browser include official Windows 10 support, added protection against unwanted software downloads, and new navigational gestures on Android.<p>Firefox 40 for the desktop is available for download now on …

How to make the best-ever sangria

What makes sangria the most loved drink of the summer? Is it the wine? The brandy? Or the stirring with love?<p>Is there a more summery drink than sangria? The answer is no. (Back off, mojito). When it comes to seasonal sipping, sangria fits the bill for the fairest season of them all. Simply put, …

Tracy Morgan's Brain Injury: Recovery Can Take Years, Experts Say

Health news<p>Almost a year after the horrific traffic accident that wounded his body and injured his brain, Tracy Morgan says he is on the mend, although he still walks with a cane and has headaches and memory problems.<p>“I have my good days and my bad days when I forget things,” he told Today’s Matt …

Brain Injury

5 Easy Daily Habits that Manifest Profound Long-Term Changes

“What you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while.” – Gretchen RubinYou know the value of establishing sustainable habits.You’re …

26 Fast-Food Lunches That Are Actually Healthy

Yes, it's true! These lunches are great options for those days when you just can't get around to packing your own — because it definitely happens.<p>And sometimes that's just not realistic and not gonna happen. And if you DO find yourself with fast food as your only option, wouldn't it be nice to know …

Healthy Eating

The rise and fall of the no-fat fad

For decades, saturated fat was a dietary villain. Now it has its halo back. Why do we keep falling for bad science and poor advice?<p>Did you have a fry-up for breakfast this morning? Millions of US citizens ought to have started the day with bacon and eggs sunny-side up to celebrate the publication …

Scientists Find Molecular Trigger of Schizophrenia-Like Behaviors and Brain Changes

<b>Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a molecule in the brain that triggers schizophrenia-like behaviors, brain changes</b> …

Why animals don’t get schizophrenia (and people do)

Research reveals an evolutionary link between the disorder and what makes us human<p>Bret Stetka<p>March 29, 2015 5:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Many of us have known a dog on Prozac. We've also witnessed the eye rolls that come with canine psychiatry. Doting pet …