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This Drink Helped Me Fall Asleep in 10 Minutes (and Sleep for 6 Straight Hours)

I tend to mull over all of life's great mysteries between the hours of 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. My overactive mind sees this window of time as the perfect …

Sleep

The Family That Doesn't Feel Pain

Their genes could lead to treatment options for people with chronic pain.<p>When Letizia Marsili was six years old, she loved to climb anything in sight, from tree branches to light poles. One day while climbing a pole, she pierced her chest with a nail jutting out of the wood. Instead of screaming in …

Pain

The Best Radiance-Boosting Makeup and Skin-Care Tricks, According to the Pros

Falling in love and pregnancy (looking at you, prenatal vitamins) are two ways to make your skin glow from the inside-out. Getting a facial is less life-altering and does the trick, too. But if you're not in the business of baby-making, don't have the funds for a fancy treatment, or happen to be …

The mystery of the pelvic floor

The pelvic floor is a complex and crucial system – but exactly how it works, and what role it plays, remains a mystery.<p>Since becoming an adult, it’s been impossible to avoid hearing about the importance of a strong pelvic floor. I’ve probably stumbled upon dozens of articles. My doctor and midwives …

Pregnancy

This Misunderstood Practice May Actually Help With Inflammation, Gut Health & Anxiety

Hypnosis is a powerful, ancient healing tool; humans have been using it with great success for thousands of years. It helped me quit smoking (after …

Hypnosis

Could The Present Ever Change The Past

In our everyday lives, things seem to happen in a particular order. Things that happen to us seem to be triggered by earlier events. The upset stomach we have in the evening is caused by that third taco we had at lunch. Doing well on a final exam is thanks to studying the entire week before. Our …

Quantum Physics

Would you take a blood test to see how long you have to live?

Life serves up plenty of unknowns, but as amazing as it would be to know whether you’ll have landed your dream job in five years, gleaning scientific …

Earth - Things you never knew an octopus could do

We still know precious little about the lives of most octopus species, and it was only in 2009 that experts discovered they could use 'tools'. Now this extraordinary tool-using ability has been filmed for episode two of BBC's <i>Life Story</i>.<p>Here are seven amazing things you never knew octopuses could do.<p>…

Zoology

15 Best Face Moisturizers for Women Over 50 to Hydrate Your Skin

To keep your skin looking radiant and youthful for years to come, invest in the best face moisturizers for women over 50. Our complexions change as …

Opioids don't have to be addictive – the new versions will treat pain without triggering pleasure

The problem with opioids is that they kill pain – and people. In the past three years, more than 125,000 persons died from an opioid overdose – an …

What Is the Macrobiotic Diet? A Holistic Health Coach Weighs In

It seems like there are always different terms, new tools, and up-and-coming ingredients to know about on the food front. And while all of it can be …

Silk'n's Latest At-Home Hair Removal Device Is A Serious Game Changer

Anyone out there who suffers from body hair issues knows the struggle—whether it’s from ingrown hairs, razor burn, or having excessive or unwanted hair. Hair can cause some serious inconveniences, maybe even a few embarrassing encounters, and even potential health risks in the worst-case scenario …

The Aleppo Cat Man's Love For Furry Friends Will Give You Serious Heart Eyes

In the middle of the Syrian war, one man is sparing a thought for the poor stray cats on the streets of Aleppo. Despite tens of thousands leaving, Mohammad Alaa Aljaleel is sticking around to take care of the many pets that have been abandoned, mainly felines, but also rescuing dogs he comes across.<p>…

Sulfur Is The Periodic Table's Best Skin-Care Secret

Go ahead and set aside the farm-to-face herbal extracts and organic flower essences — just for a second. Right now, it's time to think back to …

Heartbreaking video shows orangutan fighting off machine destroying its home

A heartbreaking video has emerged of an orangutan trying to fight off a digger destroying its forest habitat.<p>The footage, taken at the Sungai Putri …

1,500 dolphins seen playing with baby humpback in Monterey Bay

When a massive pod of dolphins saw a couple of humpbacks passing through Monterey Bay, they decided to have some fun with the whales.<p>Drone video from overhead shows the dolphins "snout riding" the mother humpback and her calf. That's when dolphins intentionally annoy whales by swimming and …

11 genius (and easy!) ways wellness pros supercharge their water

Staying hydrated plays a major role in your overall health—especially during summer, when sultry weather leaves us all a little thirstier—and nothing …

Are Plants Conscious?

Animal rights activists have done stellar work in foregrounding the question of creature-consciousness: no meat-eater is now ignorant of the fact …

Australian clinical trial set to study cannabis as insomnia treatment

A team of researchers from the University of Western Australia is set to embark on a world-first human clinical trial specifically examining the …

Revolutionary new blood test can instantly identify chronic pain

A world-first blood test that can objectively identify chronic pain has been developed by a team of Australian researchers. The test can reportedly …

Cutting-edge migraine treatment cleared for public use by the FDA

After successful and safe clinical trials, the FDA has approved a first-of-its-kind migraine preventative medicine. It's the first in an entirely new …

Relieving constipation by shining light where the Sun don't shine

The field of optogenetics is all about using light to stimulate cells in the body, and so far it's been used to modify pain responses in mice, reset …

Genetically engineered bacteria lets ingestible sensor monitor gut health

Science is only just coming to grips with the complex and symbiotic relationship we all have with bacteria. From making us sick to keeping us …

World's Oldest Yoga Teacher Shares Her Tips for a Long, Happy Life

Tao Porchon-Lynch is 99 years old, and she’s still practices – and teaches! – yoga regularly.<p>So what’s her secret to staying happy and active?<p>“Every …

Meet the Vegan Entrepreneur Who Is on a Mission to Help You Get an Essential Nutrient You Are Probably Lacking

Sleep. We all need it. But how many of us are actually getting the amount of sleep that we need to keep our brains and bodies functioning at optimal …

This cult Ayurvedic herb might be the answer to all your digestive troubles

Trying to get your digestion in check can sometimes feel like a never-ending game of trial and error. Conditions like irritable bowel syndrome or an …

Dermatologists Swear By These Hyperpigmentation Creams and Products

Skin issues like acne and brown spots can be scarring, not just physically, but emotionally, too. To say I struggled with acne as a pre-teen is an …

The Mood-Supporting, Cell-Protecting Supplement You've Never Heard Of

In my integrative neurology practice, I regularly recommend supplements and herbal formulations. At times, I recommend them to help minimize symptoms …

This Sunscreen Makes Your Skin So Glowy, You'll Never Forget to Apply It

I trained myself to apply sunscreen every day, but that doesn't mean I like doing it. The general consensus is that no one actually likes putting it …

A Tortured, Trippy Benedict Cumberbatch Dazzles in the Role of a Lifetime

In Showtime’s riveting ‘Patrick Melrose,’ the erstwhile Doctor Strange dazzles from scene to scene in a tour de force performance as a drug-addled …