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FDA approves first cannabis-based drug

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Food and Drug Administration approved a cannabis-based drug for the first time, the agency said Monday.<p>Epidiolex was recommended for approval by an advisory committee in April, and the agency had until this week to make a decision.<p>The twice-daily oral solution is approved for use in …

Cannabis

Want to Be a Better Thinker? Science Says Add This Basic Thing to Your Life

Forming one new habit and sticking with it could sharpen your cerebral skills.<p>If you want to be able to think fast on stay on your toes mentally, one of the keys may be physically spending time on your feet.<p>A new review of existing research into connections between regular exercise and thinking and …

The Brain

There's No Such Thing as Being Right or Left-Brained, And 9 Other Brain Myths We've All Heard

We don't only use 10% of our brain.<p>However long you've been alive, chances are you've heard a completely incorrect "fact" about the brain. The human …

The 10 things confident people won’t ever do

In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. …

Self-improvement

33 Things to Stop Doing to Your Kids Right Now

In our quest to be a great mom or dad, we often don't see that our actions aren't always best for our children. Now's the time to take off the …

A lot of people swear kinesiology tape works, but science can't explain why

If you’re a fan of the Olympics or professional sports, you’ve probably seen athletes wearing patterns of brightly colored tape over their skin. Skillfully plastered over muscles and joints, this “kinesiology” tape bends and puckers with movement, and gives athletes a “super elite” appearance: the …

Massage Therapy

Scientists Find a Crucial New Role For DNA We Once Considered Junk

We were so wrong.<p>Researchers have determined how satellite DNA, considered to be "junk DNA", plays a crucial role in holding the genome …

What Is Brain Plasticity?

Brain plasticity, also known as neuroplasticity, is a term that refers to the brain's ability to change and adapt as a result of experience. When …

Why Smoking Weed Makes You Tired And Lazy

Even as the body of evidence of cannabis' potential as a potent medical precursor grows (especially with the development of CBD-rich strains), …

Neuroscience

13 grammar myths you should stop believing

Myth 1 — Never start a sentence with 'and,' 'but' or 'so'<p>According to the grammar experts at the 'Chicago Manual of Style,' you don't have to do mental gymnastics to avoid starting a sentence with a conjunction. "There is a widespread belief — one with no historical or grammatical foundation — that …

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

Happiness

7 tips to keep your brain as sharp as your body

When it comes to our hearts, even the non-medical types among us pretty much know what we need to be doing. In a nutshell: exercising and eating right.<p>But when it comes to our brains, guidelines tend to be foggier. Besides, we figure, since we’re probably as smart as we’ll ever be, what can we …

Become a Public Speaking Phenom With These 8 Simple Tips

Speaking onstage to hundreds of people can be daunting, so follow these tips to captivate an audience.<p>As a television anchor, I'm used to being in front of a camera. What I'm not used to is speaking to a room full of blinking, live human beings. It's one thing to stare into a camera lens; it's …

Public Speaking

Quick Core Workout Routine

For a quick workout that strengthens your core, try a simple routine of eight basic exercises. These are classic moves that have been used by …

Workouts

How the Venus Flytrap Knows Not To Eat the Good Guys

Scientists wanted to know whether the plant preyed on the same insects that pollinate it – and if it did not, to begin to understand why.<p><i>by Clyde Sorenson, North Carolina State University; Elsa Youngsteadt, North Carolina State University, and Rebecca Irwin, North Carolina State University</i><p>The Venus …

DOMS: No Pain, No Gain?

What Soreness Really Tells You<p>Lift long enough and you'll experience every level of DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) from light to debilitating. …

Tip: Understand the Law of Metabolic Demand

Stop using the word "weight" and get smarter about calories. This will help.<p>The Body Isn't a Good Multitasker<p>Your body likes to be either burning or …

Strength Training Tricks: What Works?

The Best and Worst Squat, Bench, and Deadlift Cues<p>Can You Really Improve Strength Instantly?<p>Maybe you've heard that to put up bigger numbers on the …

Why exercising on an empty stomach is the secret to weight loss

You may think you need food to fuel your workouts, but you are wrong.<p>Recently, the advice that suggests loading up on carbohydrates before exercise has been called into question. Yes, consuming carbs before exercise can increase performance in certain fields like sprinting and sports that use power …

Tip: A New Reason to Take Creatine

There are many good reasons to take creatine. Here's a new one that's pretty darn exciting.<p>Enhance Carb Metabolism & Nutrition Partitioning<p>Creatine …

Nutrition

10 Things Every Lifter Should Be Able to Do

Take the Tests, Identify Weaknesses, and Get Better<p>Focus on what you need to do, not necessarily on what you want to do. That's the secret to …

Best Foods That May Help Maintain A Healthy Brain

These are the best foods to help increase the level of your brain functioning.<p>As people age, cognitive function declines. To combat this, people must …

Scientists Demonstrate Remarkable Evidence Of Dream Telepathy Between People

Dream telepathy suggests that human beings have the ability to communicate telepathically with another person while they are dreaming. This isn’t a …

Consciousness

2 ways eating at night is sabotaging your health — and one myth you need to stop believing about it

It's late and you're hungry. Maybe you skipped a meal earlier in the day, and you're tired after working long hours.<p>Naturally, you stop to grab something to eat on the way home. If it's 10pm on a weeknight, your choices are usually limited — and may not be particularly healthy.<p>But there's more to …

Are you a Lifelong Learner?

Entrepreneurialism is a great teacher. But what if you need a more knowledgeable professor?<p><i>At the core of the</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)</i><i>'s</i> <i>mission is an unrelenting commitment to helping both young and experienced entrepreneurs learn and grow to new levels of leadership, in business and beyond.</i> …

Entrepreneurship

11 Weird and Interesting Words in English

How Many Do You Know?<p>Word lovers and Scrabble players alike often seek out and celebrate weird and interesting words, challenging themselves to …

Linguistics

Why Doing Cardio After Your Lift Could Sabotage Your Strength Gains

Athletes want to be the Jack of all trades—conditioned, strong, fast and muscular. The problem is, it's tough to gain muscle and get in good …

Exercise

Ease Sore Muscles with These 5 Lacrosse Ball Moves

[caption id="attachment_65153" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photo Courtesy of SoulAnnex[/caption]If you’ve ever felt tightness or discomfort in …

12 Little Changes For Big Gains

Training, Nutrition, and Lifestyle Tweaks You Need<p>The Question<p>What's your favorite simple change that leads to major progress?<p>Tony Gentilcore – …