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What Drives Our Dumb and Disorganized Mental Health Policies?

In a rational world, the real needs of the mentally ill would be identified and addressed in an efficient and cost effective way. Those who need care would receive it. Those who don't, wouldn't. The national research portfolio would prudently balance studies aimed at practical solutions to urgent, …

The Stupidest Thing People Say about Diet and Exercise

You may have even said it yourself<p>When are people going to stop asking, “Which is better for weight loss: dieting or exercise?”<p>A new story from <i></i><i>US News & World Report</i> asked this very question, and points out that both diet and exercise are important, but “if you absolutely have to choose between the …

The diet pills that one doc recommends

It’s normally safe to assume that any pill promising weight loss is, at best, a gimmick. Or at worst, harmful.<p>So it’s no wonder that readers were surprised when we reported that obesity specialist Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., uses appetite suppressants to help his patients drop pounds.<p>As it turns out, …

These Fruits and Vegetables Are Best for Weight Loss

Not all fruits and vegetables are created equal. They come in a wide variety of shapes, colors and flavors: red, green, leafy, juicy, sweet, bitter, …

Nutrition

It’s gotten harder to lose weight and not for the reasons you think

Losing weight is hard — and it’s getting harder.<p>That’s not an excuse, a group of researchers say, it’s science. A study from York University published recently in the journal Obesity Research & Clinical Practice looked at dietary and exercise data for tens of thousands of Americans over the past …

Disgraced Scientist Clones Dogs, And Critics Question His Intent

The Sooam Biotech Research Foundation's sleek marble building is on the outskirts of Seoul, South Korea. After passing through a guarded gate, visitors climb the steps to the entrance and a big door with tinted glass slides open.<p>"Hello, sir. Nice to meet you, sir," says David Kim, a researcher at …

South Korea

The best iPad Air 2 cases already available to buy online (Running list)

Now that Apple’s new iPad Air 2 is officially up for preorder today through Apple’s online store, AT&T and others, you’re going to need a new case to accommodate the 18% thinner design. Not only will case makers have to make tweaks for the thinner design, removed side switch and other design …

14 Hidden Tricks and Tools in iOS 8

Some of the best new features on iOS 8 are the ones you probably haven't used yet. That's because Apple has hidden a collection of new tricks and …

How the 'Netflix of books' won over the publishing industry (Q&A)

The world in which people have to rent movies one at a time from a video store, or buy individual songs from iTunes has come and gone. These days, Netflix, Spotify, Rdio, and other services are making it easier and easier for people to subscribe to all-you-can-eat plans.<p>As slow and painful as it …

Book Publishing

Saturated fat is not the major issue

• Aseem Malhotra, interventional cardiology specialist registrar, Croydon University Hospital, London<p>aseem_malhotra{at}hotmail.com<p>Let’s bust the myth …