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One Easy Question Can Help Break the Anxiety Cycle

Fear is defined as, "an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat." What …

Depression

Declining Student Resilience: A Serious Problem for Colleges

A year ago I received an invitation from the head of Counseling Services at a major university to join faculty and administrators for discussions …

Mental Health

Tom Brady's Stunning Instagram Post Is A Master Class On How To Deal With Loss

It's easier to feel anger, blame, rage, persecution, unfairness, and a range of emotions that only serve to distance us from the one inevitable and indisputable fact that we lost, instead of doing this.<p>It's been nearly three weeks. Super Bowl LII is history. Tom Brady and the Patriots lost. Of …

A strategy to use when you don’t get the credit you deserve

Practical lessons from a historical figure who was actually happier the more "under-valued" he felt.<p>Have you ever held it against someone because …

Happiness

Not all is well with grandparents babysitting kids, study suggests

A study by Glasgow University’s Medical Council’s Public Health Science Unit suggests that grandparents may have the tendency to provide their …

The number of teens who are depressed is soaring — and all signs point to smartphones

Around 2012, something started going wrong in the lives of teens.<p>In just the five years between 2010 and 2015, the number of U.S. teens who felt useless and joyless - classic symptoms of depression - surged 33 percent in large national surveys. Teen suicide attempts increased 23 percent. Even more …

How caffeine is stripped from coffee—and what that means for your health

<i>Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site.</i><p>In the early 1900s, according to coffee lore, German coffee merchant Ludwig Roselius discovered decaf by accident after a shipment of coffee beans was soaked in seawater during transit, naturally extracting some of the …

Across the nation, priest sexual abuse cases haunt Catholic parishes

In May 2003, Thomas O’Brien, then bishop of the Diocese of Phoenix, admitted to sheltering at least 50 priests accused of sexual abuse, often shuffling them around to parishes across the state.<p>O'Brien's admission, released under an agreement with the county attorney, acknowledged he "allowed Roman …

Corruption

The FDA is taking a closer look at cough medicines that contain opioids, and whether they should be prescribed to children

The agency already warned in April that drugs containing codeine, which is an opiate, "should not be used to treat pain or cough" in children under 12. The warning must appear on those drugs' labels.<p>At the time, the agency said that codeine, along with tramadol, an opioid found in some pain …

Talk to your teen about Snapchat Ghost Mode, and track their time

Forget Facebook and Twitter — Snapchat is the digital stomping ground where all the kids are hanging out these days. A new study from the Associated Press discovered that while 66% of teens use Facebook, and 47% use Twitter, a full 75% use Snapchat. It’s incredibly popular, and if you have a …

Social Media

There's Now A Name For The Micro Generation Born Between 1977-1983

I know this sounds like a special snowflake thing to say, but as someone born in 1979, the truth is I’ve never identified with either Gen X-ers or …

Anti-depressant use before, during pregnancy tied to autism risk | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Antidepressant use right before and during pregnancy may be linked with a higher risk of an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children, hints a new analysis of past research.<p>But pregnant women on antidepressant medications should not stop taking them, because the data that tie …

Pregnancy

Children who eat too much sugar are developing diseases that only alcoholics used to get

Eating too much sugar isn't just a problem for our waistlines. It's making us sick — very sick. Here, Robert Lustig, who is a professor of pediatric endocrinology at the University of California at San Francisco, explains just how much our health has taken a turn for the worse since the '70s and …

Contraceptive injection for men could end need for vasectomy

The end of the vasectomy is on the horizon after scientists announced human trials for a new contraceptive injection for men.<p>The simple process, which takes just a few seconds, involves injecting a harmless gel into the tube which transports the sperm to create a blockage.<p>It is the same tube which …

University of Sheffield

Humans unlikely to ever live longer than 125 years, scientists claim

Humans are unlikely to live longer than 125 years old and even advances in medical sciences will not break through the barrier, a huge study has concluded.<p>Since the 19th century average life expectancy has risen almost continuously, with a baby born today expected to live until 81, compared to just …

Albert Einstein

The comeback of cursive

PARENTS are not the only ones bemoaning the way so many schools have given up teaching children to write longhand. Researchers are also aware that …

Report: Google Is Censoring Search Results About Hillary Clinton's Health

<b>Schweizer: Clinton Email, State Dept.-Foundation Probes ‘Joined At the Hip’</b><p><b>Julian Assange Discusses Hillary Health Rumors from Latest Email Release</b><p>Google is being accused of burying internet searches about Hillary Clinton's health.<p>A new report says the web's most popular search engine returns …

Government

Editor's Note

Anne-Marie Slaughter: Women Are Sexist, Too

Like many people, I loved the movie <i>Frozen</i>. When I got to the theme song “Let It Go,” sung by one of the movie’s two heroines, who has decided to let …

Most Parents Who Spank Their Kids Say It Doesn't Work

About a quarter of parents of kids under the age of 5 say they “pop or swat” their kids a few times a week or more. About a fifth of parents say they …

Yes, bacon has been linked to cancer AGAIN — here's how bad processed meats actually are for you

If this story sounds familiar, then that's because it is.<p>Just last October, the World Health Organization published a paper concluding that eating processed meats was linked with a higher risk of developing colorectal cancer, a specific type of the disease that begins in the colon or rectum.<p>This …

Mom’s weight during pregnancy shapes baby’s health

When Elinor Sullivan was a postdoctoral fellow at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, she set out to explore the influence of food and …

Dressing Down Is Making You Bad at Your Job, According to Science

Is this the end of casual Fridays?<p>Everyone dreams of having a job where they can wear sweatpants to the office, but does dressing down like that actually make you worse at your job? It could be, according to behavioral scientists.<p>A study published last year by California State psychology professor …

16 Unhealthy Habits You Should Get Rid Of By Turning 35 Years Old

If you are reaching your mid-thirties it is time to take have a look at yourself and decide which habits are worthwhile keeping and which are …

Self-help

How to Tell if Your Teen Daughter's Relationship is Unhealthy

Often, during adolescence, teens are beginning to disconnect from their families and connect more with their peers. It can be challenging for adults …

Why Parents Should Not Make Kids Do Homework

President Obama’s pick for Education Secretary, John King, Jr., is headed for confirmation Mar. 9. King’s track record shows he loves standardized …

The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

4 Keys to Fat Loss More Helpful Than "Eat Less and Move More"

Diet and exercise get all of the attention when it comes to fat loss. While they both do play a major role in the process, it's not quite as simple …

1 Ridiculously Easy Trick to Improve How You Communicate

We all know that communicating well is vital to keeping relationships healthy. By some accounts, communication is the backbone of all relationships – …

Our brains can be fooled into healthier eating

Labelling and tax are not the only answers – we must be smarter if we are to tackle the obesity crisis<p>Our experience of being human starts with food. It’s central to the journey that our species took to get here. As we evolved, we began to use tools that were associated with food; either the …

Behavior