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Grandfather uses 11 smartphones attached to a bicycle to play Pokemon Go

We bet you don’t love Pokemon Go as much as this guy.<p>Chen San-yuan, 70, uses 11 smartphones to catch the virtual monsters.<p>Pictures showed him the in …

Pokémon

Wrestling With Depression

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “The Great God of Depression,” by Pagan Kennedy (Sunday Review, Aug. 5):<p>This article struck a chord for powerful personal reasons. In 1968, the year I turned 12, both of my parents became psychotic. My father thought people were trying to kill him. He drove to Hyannis Port to marry …

Mental Health

Trump's in-laws are now citizens. So much for his hatred of 'chain migration.'

Given the foolish consistency that comes with being the hobgoblin of little minds, there was no chance that our big-brained president would be …

IBM Has a Watson Dilemma

Big Blue promised its AI platform would be a big step forward in treating cancer. But after pouring billions into the project, the diagnosis is gloomy.<p>Can Watson cure cancer?<p>That’s what International Business Machines Corp. asked soon after its artificial-intelligence system beat humans at the quiz …

Cognitive Computing

Seattle hijacker’s plane heist, midair stunts and fiery crash expose gaps in aviation security

The 29-year-old hijacker was performing midair stunts over Puget Sound, an erratic flight pattern that seemed to mirror the loops and barrel rolls of his radio chatter.<p>He told the control tower he was “a broken guy” but a lot of people cared about him and he wanted to apologize. He asked the …

Airplanes

The Doctor Doesn’t Listen to Her. But the Media Is Starting To.

Physicians have long dismissed or downplayed women's sexual- and reproductive-health concerns—but in 2018, stories about "health-care gaslighting" are consistently breaking through to the mainstream.<p>After a while, the true-life horror stories women tell about their struggles to get reproductive …

Health Care

These Psychedelic Drugs Show Promise for Treating Mental Health Disorders

They aren't drugs you'd ever expect to see scribbled on a doctor's prescription pad: ecstasy, "magic" mushrooms, ayahuasca.<p>But in recent years, a …

Psychedelic Drugs

How Blockchain Will Disrupt The Healthcare Industry

It is not strange to find some folks explaining blockchain technology as a simple method of payment. Until this very moment, many people still do not …

Blockchain

Understand Your Pain— and Find Relief

When you break your leg, undergo surgery, or burn your hand, you experience pain—acute pain. With treatment and time, the pain usually disappears. …

Pain

Vitamin E may slow progression of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers say vitamin E might slow the progression of mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease — the first time any treatment has been shown to alter the course of dementia at that stage.<p>In a study of more than 600 older veterans, high doses of the vitamin delayed the decline in daily living skills, …

Dementia

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's economic mirage; Sanders on Medicare

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pulling numbers out of thin air when it comes to the economy, jobs and the deficit.<p>He refers to a current record-breaking gross domestic product for the U.S. where none exists and predicts a blockbuster 5 percent annual growth rate in the current quarter …

Health Care

Advancing A Health System Transformation Agenda Focused On Achieving Health Equity

There has been an important and ongoing effort over the past decade to address the manifest failures of our health care system by changing payment …

Health Care

Editorial: Now the Trump administration wants to target legal immigrants?

<b>O</b>ne of the most popular refrains of President Donald Trump’s candidacy and subsequent rallies has been to “build the wall.” Coupled with his frequent …

Immigration

The 10 Best Healthy Dinners for Busy Families — Recipes from The Kitchn

The best healthy dinners for families are the ones that require just a few ingredients (ideally most of them vegetables!) and minimal equipment, and …

Cooking

Maca root is touted as a major fertility booster—here’s why

Over the past few years, Maca has solidified its reputation as a wellness darling. And for good reason: Reported benefits include improving energy …

Wellness

Five steps to losing weight without lifting a finger

There is no doubt that regular exercise is important for heart health and keeps your metabolism pumping, but there are also many of us for whom …

Weight Loss

The Surprising Way CBD Affects Your Brain Health

<i>By the year 2050, the United States will have 14 million people in need of full-time care for Alzheimer’s disease, a number equal to the populations</i> …

The Brain

At Least 72 People Got Sick After Swimming at a Minnesota Campground, Officials Say

A Minnesota campground seems to be behind an apparent outbreak of water-borne parasitic illness, public health officials said.<p>Minnesota Department of …

Public Health

Measles Outbreak That Cost New York City Nearly $400,000 Traced Back to Vaccine-Refusing Community

<i>By Beth Mole for Ars Technica</i><p>A 2013 measles outbreak rooted in a vaccine-refusing community in Brooklyn, New York, cost the city’s health department …

Public Health

The 7 Most Common Types Of Anxiety & How To Tell Which One You Have

Anxiety symptoms often get lumped together into one big category, and labeled as "anxiety." But there are actually many different types of anxiety …

Anxiety

On a Low-Carb Diet? Here's a Full Week of Meal Ideas

When it comes to cutting down your carbs, it can be a struggle to feel full after your meals, especially if you're craving that crunch of bread or a bite of pasta. But you don't have to go hungry just because your carbs are restricted. Protein and fats are just as important in your diet because …