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Blue Light Is Causing The Human Eye to Attack Itself

Not good.<p>Excessive exposure to blue light isn't great for our eyes, contributing to a slow loss of vision over the course of a lifetime.<p>Scientists …

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Why sleeping with a fan on can be bad for your health

If you don't currently own a fan in the midst of this heatwave, here's why you might not want to bother.<p>We say this for two reasons. One: we can almost guarantee that you won't actually be able to find one in stock anywhere, because everyone has had the same idea as you. And secondly, it's not …

Sleep

These Are Hands Down the Best Drugstore Skincare Routines for Every Skin Type

Make no mistake: Drugstore skincare is effective and worthwhile. Many products contain the very same buzzy ingredients that their high-end …

Skin Care

Noticing Yourself Starting To Procrastinate? Do This ASAP

<i>Grace Smith is on a mission to bring hypnotherapy to the masses. Her distinct style of hypnotherapy feels more like “meditation with a goal,” as she</i> …

Hypnotherapy

This 10-Minute Exercise Is Scientifically Proven to Make You Feel Better About Yourself

Here's what happened when psychologist Renee Engeln tried it on about 1,500 young women.<p>Do you feel confident, secure, and generally good about yourself? Or are you constantly piling on self-criticism, scolding yourself for your many failings, and especially for the way you look? If your answer is …

Happiness

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Gut Health

Get ready for gut health 101.<p>You'd be better off finding a gut specialist, like a gastroenterologist or another professional who can help you design a gut-healing diet specific to your needs. And when reading info online, always remember that everyone is different, so cure-all answers might not …

7 Insomnia Cures That Sleep Experts Swear By

If you're someone who has suffered from insomnia, you've likely tried everything under the sun to help yourself fall asleep at night. Counting sheep …

Loneliness Is Bad For Your Health. Here's What You Can Do to Escape

Reach out.<p>Loneliness is a common condition affecting around one in three adults. It damages your brain, immune system, and can lead to depression and …

Worried About Dementia? You Might Want to Check Your Blood Pressure

Every day, Dr. Walter Koroshetz, 65, takes a pill as part of his effort to help keep his brain healthy and sharp.<p>The pill is his blood pressure medication. And Koroshetz, who directs the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, says controlling high blood pressure helps him reduce …

Dementia

This Is the Moment of Truth for Republicans

The GOP can either defend the United States or serve the damaged and defective man who is now its president.<p>There are exactly two possible explanations for the shameful performance the world witnessed on Monday, from a serving American president.<p>Either Donald Trump is flat-out an agent of Russian …

Donald Trump

Here’s Exactly What to Do if a Tick Bites You

There are lots of experiences you might hope to have while exploring the great outdoors. Taking in scenic views after summiting a hike, enjoying …

Disease

The Simple but Effective Way to Stop Worrying So Much (It Sounds Ridiculous, But It Actually Works)

Science shows you can contain your worries to 30 minutes each day.<p>"I just can't shut off my brain. I worry so much I can't pay attention to what I'm doing." I hear comments like this in my therapy office on a daily basis. Whether you're constantly worried about money or you just can't stop …

FDA approves first cannabis-based drug

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Food and Drug Administration approved a cannabis-based drug for the first time, the agency said Monday.<p>Epidiolex was recommended for approval by an advisory committee in April, and the agency had until this week to make a decision.<p>The twice-daily oral solution is approved for use in …

FDA

The Mysterious ‘Jumping Gene’ That Appears 500,000 Times in Human DNA

Its segments make up 17 percent of our genome, but scientists are only just starting to understand what it does.<p>For years, Miguel Ramalho-Santos tried to convince researchers in his lab to study a segment of DNA he personally thought was quite extraordinary: LINE1. It’s repeated half a million …

Genetics

Coffee Scientists Find an Optimal Number of Cups for a Healthy Heart

"We've disproved what doctors have told your grandma."<p>Despite the fact that having too many morning cold brews makes you feel like your heart will …

A Neuroscientist Explains What Happens to Your Brain on Sleep Deprivation

Do not read this at 3 a.m.<p>Sleep deprivation affects nearly all parts of your brain, but it is most detrimental to simple cognitive functions that we …

Exciting insight into role gut bacteria play in obesity-related depression and anxiety

A compelling new study from researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center has shed more light on the mysterious connection between our diet, gut bacteria and …

Superfood Grain Bowl Recipe - Health

Step 1<p>To make the buttermilk-herb dressing, whisk together 6 Tbsp. buttermilk, 1/4 cup olive oil mayonnaise, 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice, 1 1/2 Tbsp. …

Food

New antibiotic shows long-lasting promise as superbug killer

Antibiotics have saved countless lives for the better part of a century, but these medical marvels may be approaching the end of their usefulness. …

Biomarker may reveal who is likely to get the flu, scientists say

Doctors can't yet predict if someone exposed to the flu will become sick. But such predictions may be getting closer to reality, new research hints.

39 Ridiculously Helpful Things On Amazon Reviewers Purchase Again & Again

It isn't always easy to tell a diamond from a dud when shopping online. However, one way you can be sure you're getting a good deal is when you grab …

Psychedelic Drugs Reshape Cells to "Repair" Neurons in Our Brains

Psychedelics could show the way to a new generation of medicine.<p>Psychedelic drugs like LSD, DMT, and psilocybin (the chemical in magic mushrooms) …

Pop a probiotic to prevent stress, thanks to new research linking gut health and brain inflammation

Your gut bacteria deserves a raise: Those little guys are <i>always</i> working overtime, handling everything from helping you age better and keeping your …

Depression and suicide risk are side effects of more than 200 common drugs

More than a third of American adults use medications that list depression as a risk, and a quarter use drugs that increase the risk of suicide.<p>The recent suicides of celebrities Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade have prompted many of us to look more closely at what may drive people to depression or …

How To Stop Your Mind From Racing At Night

Some nights, you get into bed and your mind starts going over every single thing you've done, ever, since you've been alive. Or, it goes through …

Everything You Need to Know About Using CBD for Pain and Anxiety

The compound, found in the cannabis plant, is thought to be good for muscle pain, headaches, and anxiety, among other things. But what does the research say?<p>James Joliat, a 35-year-old video producer in Denver, has long experienced muscle and joint pain—mostly related to sports injuries. He says he …

Trump is often depressing. This week, he was sickening.

By Ruth Marcus<p>Deputy editorial page editor<p>Many weeks — every week? — in the age of Trump are depressing. This last one has been sickening.<p>That is strong language for a moment that President Trump has declared a triumph, with his historic meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. The problem …

The Best at-Home Hemorrhoid Treatments, According to Gastroenterologists

<i>While we might all be curious about the</i> <i>best plunger</i> <i>or</i> <i>probiotic tampon</i> <i>or</i> <i>cold-sore remedy</i><i>, it can be difficult to discuss these more</i> personal <i>items.</i> …

20 Happiness Tips Therapists Want You to Know

We take self-care pretty seriously around here, researching what that word means around the world, how celebs create realistic wellness routines, and …

The Endocannabinoid System - How Cannabis Affects The Human Body

How Cannabis Affects The Human Body<p><b>The legal cannabis</b> movement started in San Francisco in the early 1990’s when it was discovered that cannabis …