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What are the symptoms of rotator cuff tendinitis?

Rotator cuff tendinitis is inflammation of the connective tissues that help the shoulder to move. The condition is also called an impinged shoulder …

Physiotherapy

'Cutting Edge' Program For Children With Autism And ADHD Rests On Razor-Thin Evidence

Some parents see it coming. Natalie was not that kind of parent.<p>Even after the director and a teacher at her older son's day care sat her down one afternoon in 2011 to detail the 3-year-old's difficulty socializing and his tendency to chatter endlessly about topics his peers showed no interest in, …

Autism

These 5 Habits Literally Add Years to Your Life, According to a New Harvard Study

Harvard researchers studied the lives of 123,219 men and women over 3 decades, to learn exactly how much extra time good habits can add to your life.<p>They say there's no fountain of youth. But a comprehensive new Harvard University study is the latest report to break down exactly how much extra time …

Harvard

The best iPhone camera apps

You like snapping photos on your iPhone. But you find the default Camera app limited in certain ways. Maybe you want more power and control over the photos you take. No problem: A variety of apps can beef up your phone's photo-taking skills. Camera+ 2 offers a range of advanced and easily accessed …

Mobile Photography

Ask Ethan: How Do We Know The Age Of The Solar System?

Billions of years ago, in some forgotten corner of the Milky Way, a molecular cloud like many others collapsed to form new stars. One of them formed in relative isolation, collecting material in a protoplanetary disk around it, and eventually forming our Sun, the eight planets, and the rest of our …

Universe

The Best Way to Wipe Your Butt, According to the Experts

Curtis Asbury sees it all the time. A patient comes in with blotchy, red, irritated rectum and insists they’re not doing anything unusual. Peering …

Stephen Hawking

The Women’s Libido Pill Is Back, and So Is the Controversy

Depending on whom you ask, Addyi is the overdue answer to an unmet need or just another way to shame women.<p>This past January, when Cindy Eckert got …

Pharma

The five "Parts Unknown" episodes you have to watch

Netflix announced today that although <i>Parts Unknown</i>, Anthony Bourdain’s travel show on CNN had been scheduled to leave the streaming service on June 16, in the wake of his death last week, they would keep the episodes indefinitely.<p>Currently there are eight seasons, each with eight one-hour episodes …

Parts Unknown

Apple AirPods To Gain Brilliant New Feature In iOS 12 Upgrade: Ears-On

Of course, we’re familiar with an Apple iPhone or Samsung Galaxy S9 improving with age: newer software brings extra features. But this improves-with-age design is less common in the case of headphones, unless there’s a bug that needs squishing. But one of the features announced for this Fall’s iOS …

Apple

Where to Stay in Paris: The Best Neighborhoods and Hotels for Every Type of Traveler

Whether a long-planned holiday or spontaneous weekend trip, your first time or fifteenth, an important question before traveling to Paris is: where …

France

Your Wi-Fi Security Is Probably Weak. Here’s How to Fix That.

Chances are that when you bought a Wi-Fi router, you probably did not prioritize strong network security.<p>After all, when we think about wireless connectivity in our homes, most of us generally care more about speed of data transmissions and how much range the router can cover.<p>But it’s time to …

Wi-Fi

Understanding Maslow's Theory of Self-Actualization

Psychologist Abraham Maslow's theory of self-actualization contends that individuals are motivated to fulfill their potential in life. …

Behavioral Sciences

Hands-on: 50+ new macOS Mojave changes and features [Video]

Over the last week we’ve spent time exploring macOS 10.14 Mojave and comparing it with macOS 10.13 High Sierra in order to see what’s changed. Have a look at our hands-on video as we walk through over 50 new changes and features that are headed to the Mac.<p>Changes covered in this video:<p>Updated Lock …

App Store

Don’t Eat Before Reading This

A New York chef spills some trade secrets.<p>Good food, good eating, is all about blood and organs, cruelty and decay. It’s about sodium-loaded pork fat, stinky triple-cream cheeses, the tender thymus glands and distended livers of young animals. It’s about danger—risking the dark, bacterial forces of …

Times Square

Anthony Bourdain Was the Kind of ‘Bad Boy’ We Need More Of

When Anthony Bourdain visited the San Francisco Bay Area in 2015 for his CNN show “Anthony Bourdain:Parts Unknown,” he made a point of sitting down for a meal with one of the founders of the Black Panther Party, Bobby Seale. And he didn’t just talk about the food. He provided viewers an astute …

Black Lives Matter

Mysterious Objects Have Been Detected Coming Way Too Close to The Milky Way's Black Hole

WHAT ARE YOU?<p>During the 1970s, astronomer became aware of a massive radio source at the center of our galaxy that they later realized was a …

Black Holes

Weight Training May Help to Ease or Prevent Depression

Lifting weights might also lift moods, according to an important new review of dozens of studies about strength training and depression. It finds that resistance exercise often substantially reduces people’s gloom, no matter how melancholy they feel at first, or how often — or seldom — they …

Exercise

Message to my history teacher, whom I once asked why no one stopped concentration camps: NEVER MIND

My recent twitter-sparring with a “pro-lifer” jolted me back to my early school years.<p>I must have been about 9 years old when I first learned about …

Civil Rights

Here's how Apple's browsing privacy features will work in Safari

Apple wants to help all you Safari users block two major web-tracking tools, even though you may have never heard of them.<p>At its Worldwide Developers Conference earlier this week, Apple said it would help prevent shadowy web trackers from following you from website to website as you browse on …

Privacy

The 7 best features coming to your Mac computer later this year

MacOS Mojave will release as a free update to Mac users later this year, and it's a big upgrade. Not only will it help Mac users stay organized and get work done more efficiently, it also features several aesthetic choices to make using a Mac more visually pleasing.<p><b>Take a look at the 7 best</b> …

Apple

With iOS 12, AirPods will be able to help you hear better

Everyone's had the experience of being in a noisy restaurant and not being able to hear the person sitting across from you.<p>Well, if you have AirPods …

iOS

Apple is quietly introducing new features, improved support for Raw photos in iOS 12

It wasn’t one of the standout details featured on stage at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) earlier this week, but improved Raw photo …

Apple

Watch 5 great new features in macOS Mojave

Video<p>Apple announced macOS Mojave at WWDC on Monday, including some pretty big new features and changes. After using the developer beta over the last …

iOS Apps

When New Means No: Picky Eating as a Normal Toddler Phase

It’s normal for toddlers to go through a picky eating phase, but experts say parents can help them learn to handle new sensations and avoid a battle of wills.<p>Hildy S. Lipner, chief of pediatric speech pathology at Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital in Hackensack, N.J., said that by the time she …

Parenting

There's a HIIT for weight lifting, too. And it works really well.

You may already know it by another name.<p>Everyone wants to work out less and see more gains, right?. Sweat for 20 minutes instead of an hour <i>and</i> get in shape faster? Come on. What could be better than that?<p>That’s the appeal of high-intensity interval training, or HIIT. Keep your heart rate way up for …

Exercise

What are the best cannabis strains for chronic pain?

Medical marijuana is an increasingly popular alternative to traditional pain-relieving medications, including opioids. Marijuana may ease certain …

Cannabis