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Treating Chronic Pain With Meditation

In some cases, the holistic practice could replace narcotics. Integrating meditation into regular treatment could significantly cut healthcare costs.<p>Sarah Kehoe tried Aleve for her back pain. She tried stretching. She tried yoga. She tried forgetting about it. She tried pain patches. She tried …

And now Samsung turns an ordinary lightbulb into a connected gadget

It’s appropriate that the Internet of things should creep into our lives as a new kind of lightbulb, a riff on Thomas Edison’s most famous electrical invention. This week, Samsung helped that transition along, joining LG and Philips in turning lightbulbs into peripherals.<p>The company’s new line of …

The 10 Most Popular Smartphone Apps in the U.S.

There's an app for everything now, it seems, but standbys such as Facebook, YouTube and Gmail remain among the most popular ones in the United States.<p>…

'Nymphomaniac: Vol. 2' review: Weak sequel to weak original

<b>Nymphomaniac:</b> Vol. 2<p>Drama. Starring Charlotte Gainsbourg and Stellan Skarsgard. Directed by Lars von Trier. (Not rated. 123 minutes.)<p>If you're ever tied to a chair and given a choice to watch either "Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1" or "Nymphomaniac: Vol. 2," choose Vol. 2, assuming you can't throw yourself …

What the Hell Happened to Halle Berry’s ‘Frankie & Alice’?

Halle Berry earned a Golden Globe nod in 2011 for her turn as a ‘70s go-go dancer battling with a white supremacist in her head. So why is ‘Frankie & …

Review: Halle Berry is the best part of 'Frankie & Alice'

Like an A-student with a plum assignment, "Frankie & Alice" star Halle Berry tears into the part of Francis Murdoch with a performance that says, "I got this one": a loose-cannon stripper suffering from multiple personalities, including one who's a racist, haughty, white Southern belle. The …

Women of Color

The Drugging of the American Boy

By the time they reach high school, nearly 20 percent of all American boys will be diagnosed with ADHD. Millions of those boys will be prescribed a powerful stimulant to "normalize" them. A great many of those boys will suffer serious side effects from those drugs. The shocking truth is that many …

Hood

Last November, when Army psychiatrist Nidal Malik Hasan murdered thirteen people at Fort Hood, Texas, the country watched, riveted and scared. But to the people of this small American city, war is nothing new.<p><i>Published in the March 2010 issue</i><p><b>War doesn't keep to a clock.</b> It doesn't break for sleep, …

April 2014

The New Face of Heroin

Eve Rivait rode her first horse when she was five, too small to get her feet through the stirrups, let alone give the animal a kick that registered. …

Public Health

Week in Tech: 5 must-know things

Another big week for tech as voice-activated search breakthroughs kick off the headlines. Amazon and Microsoft introduced products that made heavy use of voice search technology. Here's a look at what you need to know:<p>1) <b>CALLING CORTANA</b><p>Microsoft's Cortana is the company's answer to Apple's Siri and …