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Six Books that Will Change the Way You Think

Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, Adam Grant, and Daniel Pink have selected the six Spring Finalist books for the Next Big Idea Club.<p>The votes are in! …

Black Lives Matter

10 Must-Read Books for Entrepreneurial Graduates

Take command of your success with these essential reads.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A new class of graduates are entering the workforce, and many are doing it on their own terms. Unlike previous generations, a large percentage of this "internet generation" …

Entrepreneurship

Funniest Wild Animal Photos Of The 2018 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Some seem to be having a whale of a time. Others, grinning for the camera, or caught in “gotcha” embarrassing moment. Yet, although they all seem so “human,” they are wild animals immortalized in photos for the 2018 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.<p>A demure lemur covering its mouth in surprise, a …

Nature Photography

17 Brilliant Short Films Featuring Bollywood’s Finest Actors For Those Bored Of Mainstream Cinema

Talented actors don't always need a big screen or a 'big movie'. They outshine others even in the shortest frame or a sequence, irrespective of the …

Want to combat bullying? New film 'Wonder' tells us how

Director Stephen Chbosky’s “Wonder” – this holiday season’s feel-good movie – unfolds the plight of August, a precocious, witty and bullied middle schooler with a congenital facial deformity. This exceptional movie is based on R.J. Palacio’s well-crafted 2012 novel by the same name.<p>Chbosky and …

Some pretty simple lifestyle changes can help with high blood pressure

If you're worried about high blood pressure, there are some things you can do beyond taking appropriate medication. The American Heart Association (AHA) points to somenot-so-difficult lifestyle changes to delay or lower high pressure and reduce the risk of illnesses associated with it, such as …

Holistic Medicine

Editorial: Educate us on acetaminophen’s perils

Here’s a little-known fact: Acetaminophen — not alcohol — is the leading cause of acute liver failure in Canada.<p>Because the shortage of livers …

What is early-onset Parkinson's disease?

Early-onset Parkinson's occurs when a doctor diagnoses the disease in a person 21 to 50 years old, according to the American Parkinson Disease …

Australian scientists solve malaria mystery

by Belinda Tasker<p>Australian scientists have taken a key step towards developing a vaccine against malaria, after solving a mystery about how …

Public Health

Neuroscience: This Simple 10-Minute Exercise Will Give Your Brain an Immediate and Lasting Boost

Scientists say it can give you a 14 percent gain in cognitive performance.<p>There are times when we need to have all our brain cells working at their very best to help us make the right decision, or solve a difficult problem, or do well on a test or examination. But, as we all know, our minds …

Exercise

A Controversial Experiment Upends The Conventional Wisdom On Heart Stents

In addition to its finding on stents, the test showed the importance of the placebo effect.<p>A groundbreaking new experiment reveals that stents, which are mesh wire tubes inserted into narrow or weak arteries to widen them and increase blood flow, are no more effective than treating people with …

17 Tips to Double Your Productivity In 14 Days

• Turn off all technology for 60 minutes a day and focus on doing your most important work.<br>• Work in 90 minute cycles [tons of science is now confirming …

An 11-Year-Old Just Became 'America's Top Young Scientist' With This Clever Invention

Congratulations!<p>Gitanjali Rao, an 11-year-old from Lone Tree, Colorado, is the winner of this year's Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge …

TV shows

Mindfulness matters: 4 ways to be more present in your life - TODAY.com

You may be hearing the word “mindfulness” a lot lately and wondering what it's about. Mindfulness simply means being grounded and present in your day-to-day. Instead of worrying about what’s going to happen or what’s already happened, you’re rooted in what’s actually happening.<p>Most people think …

Mindfulness

Dr Con Man: the rise and fall of a celebrity scientist who fooled almost everyone

Surgeon Paolo Macchiarini was hailed for turning the dream of regenerative medicine into a reality – until he was exposed as a con artist and false prophet<p>Scientific pioneer, superstar surgeon, miracle worker – that’s how Paolo Macchiarini was known for several years. Dressed in a white lab coat or …

Stem Cells

While America Ignores A Disease Bigger Than Zika, Its Victims Remain Invisible

Some 300,000 in the U.S. have it. Many are afraid to come forward.<p><i>This article is part of HuffPost’s</i> <i>Project Zero</i> <i>campaign, a yearlong series on neglected tropical diseases and efforts to fight them.</i><p>LOS ANGELES ― Pancha sits in her cramped living room and scoops her two little dogs into her lap. They …

Nine things that can affect whether you get dementia – and what you can do about them

Dementia is by no means an inevitable result of ageing. In fact, one in three dementia cases can be prevented, according to new findings published in …

Dementia

Eliminate Workweek Stress By Doing These 13 Things Immediately

Small steps that will make huge changes in less than a day.<p>Stress is an inevitable part of life (especially do-it-all, go-for-the-goal entrepreneurs), but let's be honest: Life doesn't always have to be as chaotic as it seems. There are things that many of us do to amplify those toxic, overwhelming …

Time Management

New app helps doctors maintain detailed record of patient's recovery status

An application was launched here on 9 July where a person can consult a doctor without having to travel to the clinic/<b>hospital</b>. "IVH patient care" …

15-Minute Beginner Low-Impact Cardio

You can burn serious calories without all that jumping around. We don't have anything against bouncing, but sometimes you want to give your joints a rest, and with this low-pact workout, you can. We give you 15 minutes of heart-thumping cardio, no equipment or jumping required. Press play and get …

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't need to add that much time or energy to your current morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>We found a bunch of those habits on the Quora threads, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make …

Associated Press News

12 Ways to Reduce Stress in Under 5 Minutes

Breathe in, breathe out. If that doesn't help, try these other options.<p>Whether we're dealing with an unhappy client, or assigned a last-minute project to complete by the end of the day, or just going through the everyday trials and tribulations of our job, we all experience stress. And there's no …

Productivity

Doctors have finally found a more accurate way than BMI to determine whether your weight is healthy

The index, a measure of body fat based on your weight in relation to your height, can be traced back to the 1830s. Despite its popularity, it's now understood to be a relatively crude measure of fitness.<p>Now there's finally an alternative — and it solves the biggest problem with the BMI.<p>On Monday, a …

Everybody has an opinion on what yoga is for and no one’s got it right

They say Jesus could walk on water, and turn water into wine. Many have postulated that he was a yogi, with <i>siddha</i> powers. That he must have learned it in a Hindu or Buddhist monastery in India during his missing years. This yoga-of-power is very different from the popular, and sanitised, …

Hinduism

Turning the Tide Against Cholera

<i>SUNDARBANS NATIONAL PARK, Bangladesh</i><p><b>Two hundred years ago</b>, the first cholera pandemic emerged from these tiger-infested mangrove swamps.<p>It began in 1817, after the British East India Company sent thousands of workers deep into the remote Sundarbans, part of the Ganges River Delta, to log the …

Forward, the AI-powered doctor's office founded by former Googlers, opens in San Francisco

A new kind of doctor’s office opened in San Francisco this week: <b>Forward</b>, a membership-based healthcare startup founded by former Googler Adrian Aoun …

Digital Health

Dexcom’s Blood Sugar Monitor Has Been A Life-Changer For This Diabetic

The device includes a small sensor, placed just beneath the skin of my belly, and displays my blood glucose levels right on my Apple Watch.<p>We all know about the market for wearable health trackers, but in my case the Apple Watch has become an indispensable health <i>monitor</i>. I’ve been a type 2 diabetic …

Diabetes

Common NSAID Used for Period Pain May Reverse Memory Loss in Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s drug research continues to look to the future, toward new drugs that might one day treat the ravaging symptoms of the neurodegenerative …

Dementia

Weak grip may predict Alzheimer’s risk

Two powerful tools for early Alzheimer’s detection may fit in the palm of your hand. In fact, one of those tools is your hand.<p>Doctors want to …

Dementia