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What the Health Claims a Plant-Based Diet Increases Life Expectancy

How a Plant-Based Diet Could Potentially Increase Your Life Expectancy<p>Add me to the list of people who are scared straight by documentaries.<p>September …

Plant-Based Diet

Propagating succulents? You can do it three ways

Succulents are the most satisfying plants in my garden. In San Diego County, there are very few varieties we can’t grow, and every trip to the …

Vigorous exercise offsets gorging on fast food, study finds

A half-hour of intense daily exercise might be all it takes to undo the harmful effects caused by a steady diet of Big Macs and fries, a study …

Depression is a physical illness which could be treated with anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists suggest

Depression could be treated using anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists now believe, after determining that it is a physical illness caused by a faulty immune system.<p>Around one in 13 people in Britain suffers from anxiety or depression and last year the NHS issued 64.7 million prescriptions for …

Apple Extended its MacBook Pro Anti-Reflective Coating Repair Program

If you purchased a 12-inch MacBook or MacBook Pro with Retina display and have experienced issues with the anti-reflective coating wearing off or delaminating, Apple may repair the notebook free of charge.<p>Apple will replace Retina displays on eligible models purchased as far back as June 2012 until …

21 Genius Ways To Track Your Mental Health

Staying on top of your feelings is so, so satisfying.<p>We rounded up some ~bujo~ layouts perfect for tracking your mood, symptoms, medications, sleep, and anything else that can help you stay on top of or improve your mental health. That said, you don't have to go full bullet-journal junkie to use …

Marijuana terpenes and their effects - Alchimia blog

The genetic diversity of marijuana<p>Pie chart of cannabis flavours (source: GreenHouse)<p>Each marijuana plant coming from seed has a cannabinoid profile, …

The Difference Between Confidence and Arrogance, Explained In One Video

Confidence is a vitally important personality trait, but you might worry that acting more confident could come off as arrogant. Fortunately, there …

Apple Loop: New iPhone 8 Leaks, Controversial AirPods Reviewed, Serious MacBook Pro Problems

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes a curved screen for the iPhone 8, more iPhone battery issues, MacBook Pro battery problems, why Apple is ignoring the Mac, updates to macOS and iOS, reviews of the AirPods, Nokia and Apple’s patent fight, and …

The power of observation technique that Yale medical students practice on Victorian paintings

A curious thing happens to medical students shortly after they enter clinical training. As explained in an evocative essay in the New York Times, the students begin to stop trusting their own ability to examine a patient. They instead start to lean on the machines that create medical imagery—MRIs, …

Medical School

19 Women With Vintage Style You'll Want to Follow on Instagram

A retro look for the modern world.

Are Scientific Truths Better Than Other Truths?

Science seems to give us a clean path from its claims to their vindication.<p>Fire a rocket in just the right way, says science, and in a year it will get to Mars. Mix a cocktail of just these chemicals, it tells us, and you can cure a pernicious disease. In a world of iPhones and MRIs, it's hard to …

Childhood Trauma Leads To Lifelong Chronic Illness -- So Why Isn't The Medical Community Helping Patients?

When I was twelve, I was coming home from swimming at my neighbor's dock when I saw an ambulance's flashing lights in our driveway. I still remember the asphalt burning my feet as I stood, paralyzed, and watched the paramedics take away my father. It was as if I knew those flashing lights were a …

Get ready for a new dinosaur novel from Michael Crichton

When Michael Crichton passed away in 2008, he left behind a massive collection of papers: outlines, notes, and several incomplete novels. In the years since his death, Crichton’s widow Sherri has been combing through those files, and recently discovered a new manuscript called <i>Dragon Teeth</i>, which is …

11 Rare Old Words for the Heinous and Villainous

Whether you’re watching a movie or reading the news, it’s hard to avoid villainous, heinous, wicked behavior—but we all could use a few new words for …

People with anxiety may be hard-wired to see world differently | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - People with anxiety may not be able to distinguish between neutral and threatening stimuli as well as individuals without anxiety, a small study suggests.<p>Researchers designed a sound experiment to explore the brain’s plasticity, or its ability to change and respond to new …

The Brain

Chemistry, Attraction and the Heart of Love

As a marriage coach one of the most misunderstood topics I encounter is the difference between love and attraction. Most couples come together and marry in the heat of infatuation. The chemistry is undeniable (to them) and attraction is off the charts!<p><b>You're Not Really in Love</b><p>This isn't love, no …