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The Effects of Marijuana on Your Body

Marijuana is made from the shredded and dried parts of the cannabis plant, including the flowers, seeds, leaves, and stems. It’s also known as pot, …

If You're Missing This Nutrient, You're Aging Way Faster

This universal and all-important molecule is the mother of all antioxidants: glutathione. It is a ubiquitous molecule that is present in all human …

'My Research Shows If You Use Cannabis In Low Doses In Your 40s And 50s, You Probably Don’t Get Alzheimer’s': Dr. Gary Wenk

It may be time to talk to your parents about marijuana. Smoking it every day could save their lives, according to Dr. Gary Wenk - a researcher at …

Scientists Discover A Second Brain In Human Body, And It’s Located In The Butt

The 'gut feeling' could be your second brain thinking.<p>It turns out those gut feelings or pits in your stomach may actually come from your second …

Prostate cancer breakthrough as new drug keeps men with previously 'untreatable' cases alive

Men with previously “untreatable” prostate cancer are being kept alive by a new drug in what experts believe may be a breakthrough for patients with the worst form of the disease.<p>A British trial has for the first time shown that state-of-the art immunotherapy can be used to target prostate …

Cancer

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This could be huge.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

The Lazy Man's Guide To Losing Fat And Building Muscle

Image: iStock<p>Like most guys of a certain vintage, I have mixed feelings about my body. Staying lean and not surrendering to the siren’s call of the …

What Is the 4-7-8 Breathing Technique?

The 4-7-8 breathing technique is a breathing pattern developed by Dr. Andrew Weil. It’s based on an ancient yogic technique called pranayama, which …

Meditation

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

15 Ways to Calm Yourself Down

We all worry and get upset from time to time. It’s a normal part of life, right? But what happens when that anxiety or anger takes over, and you …

Mindfulness

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

The five-step method for falling asleep (even when you have the worst insomnia)

If you're sick of counting sheep in an attempt to nod off, we feel you.<p>Attempting to cure your insomnia is no mean feat - but one woman thinks she …

Sleep

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest ticket to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news …

4 Carbs You Can Eat Non-Stop Without Gaining Weight, According To Experts

“Carb” sound like a curse word to people who want to lose weight, but not all carbohydrates are sitting around plotting the expansion of your behind. …

Nutrition

The 20 Best Action Movies On Netflix

Gun fights, car chases, and dinosaurs are among the wild factors of these critically-acclaimed thrill rides. Here are the best action movies on …

John Oliver Calls Out Bullsh*t Scientific Studies, and It Is Everything

We’re suckers for scientific studies. If researchers find the best time to drink coffee or a concerning link between bacon and stomach cancer, we …

Scientists create lotion that makes wrinkles invisible temporarily

<b>(CNN) —</b> There are countless lotions and potions that promise youthful skin.<p>Now there's something that may make the wrinkles under your eyes disappear instantly. It isn't magic, it's chemical engineering.<p>Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University published a …

Skin Care

Going booze-free? The effects of a month without alcohol

Photograph: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AFP/Getty Images<p>It’s easier to give up drinking if you can associate alcohol with unsavoury characters.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/42908e3bd72685f128da63269d1d0b1fbeb3d5c8/0_104_2984_1792/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: 68/George Doyle/Ocean/Corbis<p>Science fact: for …

Alcohol

Homemade Vegetable Broth Isn't Worth the Trouble

If you made your own chicken stock or beef stock, I’m willing to bet that it is, in fact, worth the trouble to do so. As a vegetarian, I’ll happily take your word for it. And as a vegetarian who likes to cook, you might think that I’ve perfected the art of vegetable broth.<p>You’d be wrong.<p>For one …

The Perfect Formula For Brewing Coffee, Down To The Gram

Never drink another bad cup.<p>There's no doubt that coffee culture has reached an unprecedented level of snobbery. But that elitism also happens to produce one fine cup of java. Anyone who loves coffee (and we're pretty sure that's everyone reading this) knows that a perfectly brewed cup of coffee is …

Coffee

9 Expert-Approved Hacks For A Decent, Manageable Hangover

It gets better. We promise.<p>At one point or another, we've all experienced the headaches, nausea and extreme fatigue caused by downing one too many. And we've all vowed, Never again. Moreover, hangovers cost the U.S. economy tens of billions (!) of dollars a year, according to Quartz. So what can …

Make This On-The-Rocks Gin Cocktail by Anthony Bohlinger

As day four of Cocktail Week comes to a close, here's a recipe for a gin cocktail perfect for after-dinner drinks. Watch the video above to see how it's done.<p>BUTTERO by ANTHONY BOHLINGER<i>One serving.</i><i>What You'll Need:</i><br>1.25 oz. Gin<br>1 oz. Salers apéritif<br>.75 oz. Sweet vermouth<br>.25 oz. Rhubarb cordial<br>2 …