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Why addressing loneliness in children can prevent a lifetime of loneliness in adults

The Republicans’ controversial effort to repeal the perhaps optimistically named Affordable Care Act because of rising premiums may be fatally …

Sculpt Your Whole Bod with Just 3 Dumbbell Moves | Women's Health

When it comes to choosing dumbbells, pick weights that feel heavy but still allow you to execute all reps with proper form. It should be a challenge—but not impossible.<p>Complete three to six rounds, resting for 60 seconds between rounds. Then pat yourself on the back if your arms haven't turned to …

6 Powerful Learning Strategies You MUST Share with Students

Interview with Megan Smith and Yana Weinstein ( transcript):<p><b>What does the word “study” mean to you?</b><p>Have you ever told your students to study for a …

Study Finds Link Between Having More Sex and Better Memory

Best news we've heard all day.<p>Every day, without even thinking about it, you do all sorts of things that have been scientifically shown to help to boost your memory. Morning coffee? Check. Mid-day workout? Check. Salmon dinner? Also check. And now, according to new research, there might be even one</i> …

The Brain

When schools fail our children: America’s education system needs to put more focus on mental health

Students have normal back-to-school jitters, but for some these worries detract from the ability to learn<p>Deana Farmer • Ann DiGirolamo<p>October 16, 2016 2:30pm (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation.</i><p>Students across the country have stepped into their classrooms, filled with …

Mental Health

Irish women report relief and gratitude after using abortion pills

Women in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland who have obtained abortion pills online in defiance of the law overwhelmingly express gratitude and relief that they were able to end an unwanted pregnancy, a new study shows.<p>Their only regret, according to a paper published in the British …

Northern Ireland

Protests erupt in South L.A. for a second night after police fatally shoot an armed teen

Angry demonstrators poured into the streets of a South Los Angeles neighborhood Sunday night, the second night of protests over the fatal shooting of an armed 18-year-old man.<p>The rowdy crowd shut down traffic at 108th Street and Western Avenue, where at one point a white sports car was seen doing …

Law Enforcement

What Bad Period Cramps Can Tell You About Your Fertility

People with periods are badasses for each month putting up with what's at least an annoyance, at most a stopover in Hell. If you're one of the …

Demonstrations continue in El Cajon after fatal police shooting of unarmed black man

A day of demonstrations following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in<p>El Cajonearlier this week began Saturday with a peaceful gathering of clergy who called for justice and more answers.<p>About 200 people gathered in Prescott Promenade Park in downtown El Cajon for the hourlong rally …

Law Enforcement

Protesters march in Pasadena, California after an unarmed black man dies in police custody

After Reginald Thomas, a father of four with bipolar disorder, called the police early Friday morning in obvious distress. Between the time Pasadena …

Brain Benefits of Exercise Diminish After Short Rest

Before you skip another workout, you might think about your brain. A provocative new study finds that some of the benefits of exercise for brain health may evaporate if we take to the couch and stop being active, even just for a week or so.<p>I have frequently written about how physical activity, …

The Brain

Officials: U.S. to send more troops to Iraq to help with Mosul

President Barack Obama is preparing to send more troops to Iraq to help reclaim the city of Mosul from the Islamic State group, U.S. officials said Wednesday.<p>The troops will train and advise Iraqi forces as planning for the Mosul operation ramps up, officials said. Though the precise number of …

Charlotte ends curfew imposed after black man shot by police

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte lifted its midnight curfew, signaling movement toward normalcy after a state of emergency was imposed following the shooting death of a black man by police last week that brought National Guard troops and armored vehicles to downtown street corners.<p>A weekend without …

Printable No-Equipment At-Home Workouts

Lack of a gym membership is no longer an excuse for skipping workouts. Instead of relying on equipment, let your body be the gym. These 13 bodyweight …

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11 healthy ramen recipes that taste way better than Cup Noodle

Ramen is one of the many, many joys in a noodle lovers' life.<p>But while packaged ramen has recently been scorned for its crazy high sodium content and …

New desert bee species builds nests out of solid rock

Utah State University entomologists have published their study on the Anthophora pueblo bee in the journal Current Biology after examining how the …

9 Side Plank Variations That’ll Help You Get the Abs of Your Dreams

Sorry, can't, we're side planking.<p>Whether you’re looking to sculpt a legitimate six pack or just want to feel like you’re strong enough to lift your purse without totally collapsing in your core, planks can help you get there. While you’re probably familiar with the standard forearm or straight-arm …

Workouts

Why Your Brain Won't Let You Look at These Black Dots All at Once

A new optical illusion is here to break the internet, or at least our minds. The latest visual trick making the rounds is an image of intersecting …

Visual Design

Tamara Somsonova — The Granny Ripper

Every once in a while, a true crime story comes along that is so bizarre, it can't help but become a big ticket news item. The tale of Tamara …

Crime

The effects of childhood bullying are even more chilling than we thought, says new study

Psychologists have known for years that bullying from a young age can manifest itself in adulthood, causing individuals to turn to drug abuse, …

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The 28-Day Planking Challenge You Must Try!

Try the one month challenge. Your strength and endurance will improve. It is a slow progression, but something that shows wonderful results.<p>Start …

'Lack of consistency' in British police forces' use of body cameras raises alarm

House of Commons MP states that police body cam use needs 'transparency'.<p>Police forces in the UK are demonstrating inconsistent methods in how they …

School Nurses Can Be Mental Health 'Detectives' But They Need Help

<i>This story is part of our NPR Ed series on mental health in schools.</i><p>Patricia Tolson has some visitors.<p>Two 5-year-old girls, best friends, hold hands in her office at Van Ness Elementary School in Washington, D.C., one complaining she doesn't feel well. Tolson, the school nurse, asks, "How long has …

Mental Health

Melting of Antarctic Ice Sheets Is Making Southern Ocean Less Salty

Melting Antarctic ice sheets are measurably reducing the salinity of the Southern Ocean. The research, published Thursday in Nature, notes that more …