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Depression Is Actually a Physical Illness Caused by Inflammation, Scientist Suggest

For years, the scientific community focused almost exclusively on brain chemistry as the likely cause of depression; but new research upends this …

What Your Face is Saying About You Could Keep You From Getting Hired | Inc.com

Recent research finds that people are generally pretty good at determining if someone is rich or poor just by looking at their expressionless neutral face, and those impressions can then play into certain biases.<p>For example, people judged to have a "rich face" can be determined to be the better …

Psychology

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12 Memes Anyone With Anxiety Will Understand

Listen, I'm not here to downplay how real anxiety is. I know what it's like to have both anxiety attacks and panic attacks (they're actually different!) as well as what it's like to deal with depression. But having a little levity about mental health issues can be helpful when it comes to coping …

What Your Dreams Actually Mean, According to Science

If dreams were movies, they wouldn’t make a dime. They’re often banal, frequently fleeting and they’re screened for an audience of just one. As for …

Your Brain Changes Throughout Your Life

Researchers say the brain doesn’t just change in youth and older age. Their study may have implications in mental health treatments.<p>Researchers can …

The Brain

Scientists Find That Rock Climbing Can Treat Depression

Bouldering has incredible results.<p>There are more American rock climbing gyms now than there’s ever been, and the popularity of indoor climbing …

Trump attacks 'fake news' media while congratulating Fox News

In a series of early morning tweets Thursday, President Donald Trump criticized one of his favorite targets — the media — while at the same time congratulating Fox News for high ratings.<p>“The Fake News media is officially out of control. They will do or say anything in order to get attention - never …

Donald Trump

CNN still describing Michael Brown shooting as if 'hands up, don't shoot' might be true

CNN has an article up today titled “‘Black Lives Matter’ cases: When controversial killings lead to change” which looks at how individual shootings …

History Will Remember These 217 House Republicans for Their Inhumanity

North Carolina Congressman Ted Budd cast an indefensible vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with legislation that is so awful that …

Bad news for the Trump-Russia tinfoil-hat brigade

During a Capitol Hill hearing this week over his investigation into allegations President Trump worked with the Kremlin to steal the election, FBI …

B.C. Green Party tax plan to create affordable housing is 'overkill,' say experts

The B.C. Green party says it knows how to cool the market for residential real estate and increase the supply of affordable housing.<p>It claims it has …

100 Days: If The 2016 Election Were Held Again, Clinton Would Drop Six Points And Trump Would Still Win

Guy will have a deeper dive on this tomorrow, so I’ll give you a brief preview to the new <i>Washington Post/ ABC News</i> poll, which noted a few things. …

Government

Lawyers Fight to Block Terrible NYPD Body Cam Policies

On Thursday, the Center for Constitutional Rights challenged the NYPD’s body camera policies, asking a judge to block the city’s forthcoming pilot …

Senate bill would make it harder to delete government data

It has only been a bit over 100 days, but the Trump administration is already known for making previously available date harder to find. Within just one month, it not only decided to hide the White House's visitor logs, but also to shutter the Open.gov portal that contains the White House staff's …

Colorado leaves police free to help with pot crackdown

Colorado law enforcement officers are free to help in a potential federal marijuana crackdown.That’s after the state Senate rejected a bill to …

Cannabis

Check Out The Message Women Left For Trump Where He's Speaking In Manhattan

He is not going to love this homecoming gift.<p>President Donald Trump is returning to his hometown of New York City for the first time since his January inauguration, and the Women’s March has a special greeting ready for his arrival.<p>Trump is set to speak aboard the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum …

Donald Trump

JPMorgan's Dimon says biggest fear is bad public policy | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jamie Dimon, the chief executive officer and chairman of JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N), on Monday railed against what he called excessive U.S. regulations and called on Washington to come together to build a more business-friendly economy that supports workers.<p>Jamie Dimon, …

Beverly Hills

How to tackle stress and make public service workers more resilient

“For me, it has never been more important to focus on personal wellbeing and resilience,” says Carolyn Wilkins, chief executive of Oldham council. She adds that while working in local government at a time of significant change is challenging and complex, it also brings opportunities for staff and …

Mental Health

In His First Criminal Cases, Neil Gorsuch Already Mirroring Scalia

It is only Neil M. Gorsuch’s first month as an associate justice on the Supreme Court, but he is already showing just how similar his judicial …

Rumors surround Justice Kennedy exit, but he's not talking

WASHINGTON (AP) — As one justice settles into his new job at the Supreme Court, is another about to leave?<p>Eighty-year-old Justice Anthony Kennedy is …

Donald Trump

Trump 'Confident' About GOP Health Care Bill's Prospects In The Senate

<b>Updated at 5:37 p.m. ET</b><p>The House voted Thursday to narrowly approve a Republican-drafted measure that would eliminate many of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act — the first step toward keeping one of President Trump's campaign pledges and a victory for GOP lawmakers who have long railed …

Health Care

George Will: Trump is "uniquely unfit" to be president

George Will — the Pulitzer Prize-winning conservative commentator — took Donald Trump to task in a scathing column in the <i>Washington Post</i> on …

“Millions of Americans are about to lose health care coverage and the Republicans are drinking beer”: Democrats slam House GOP after passage of Trumpcare

House Republicans were quick to celebrate after repealing the Affordable Care Act by a slim one-vote margin<p>By a one-vote margin, the House narrowly passed a Republican-sponsored repeal of the Affordable Care Act on Thursday. After months of intraparty negotiations, Republicans finally delivered …

Senate GOP rejects House Obamacare bill

'Any bill that has been posted less than 24 hours ... needs to be viewed with suspicion,' Sen. Lindsey Graham says.<p>After all the energy the House just expended on ramming through its Obamacare repeal, the Senate is about to start over.<p>“We’re writing a Senate bill and not passing the House bill,” …

Republicans

These Latinas Were Fired For Attending "A Day Without Immigrants" Protests

A group of former employees have banded together to dispute their firing, in response to the A Day Without Immigrants protest on February 16.<p>The individuals, comprised of mostly Latinas, were employees at EZ Industrial Solutions in Chesterfield, Michigan. The former employees were all fired back in …

AMA, AARP oppose latest Obamacare repeal effort

<b>(CNN) —</b> Several powerful lobbying groups are lining up to oppose the latest Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare.<p>The influential American Medical Association, AARP and two major hospital groups all came out against a new amendment unveiled this week that would let states to weaken some …

Health Care

Republicans Prematurely Celebrate Stripping Health Care from Millions

What’s wrong with this picture?<p>House Republicans laughed, cheered, gave speeches, and exchanged rounds of applause at a victory party Thursday in the Rose Garden after successfully voting to repeal and replace Obamacare with a G.O.P. alternative that will cut nearly $1 trillion in taxes for …

Health Care