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The Myth of What’s Driving the Opioid Crisis

Doctor-prescribed painkillers are not the biggest threat.<p>As an addiction psychiatrist, I have watched with serious concern as the opioid crisis has escalated in the United States over the past several years, and overdose deaths have skyrocketed. The latest numbers from the Centers for Disease …

Opioid Crisis

Alzheimer's ’hope’ archived in this location

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8 facts about love and marriage in America

The landscape of relationships in America has shifted dramatically in recent decades. From cohabitation to same-sex marriage to interracial and …

Demographics

Human Speech, Music, and Bird Song Share a Common Origin

Every time I hear that song "Talk to the Animals," I role my eyes. Now it seems the concept behind Dr. Doolittle may not be so far-fetched, after …

Linguistics

AI Just Learned How to Boost the Brain's Memory

When it comes to black boxes, there is none more black than the human brain. Our gray matter is so complex, scientists lament, that it can’t quite …

The Brain

Living Proof: A Thriller

Shared via Kindle. Description: In 2027, destroying an embryo is considered first-degree murder. Fertility clinics still exist, giving hope and new …

Why diets backfire: A year or more after weight loss, the desire to eat grows stronger

Losing weight is, for most people, the easy part. The bigger challenge is trying to keep it off for more than a year.<p>New research helps explain why people in this second stage are so much more prone to failure.<p>In a nutshell, people who have shed a significant chunk of their weight are hungrier and …

Fitness

The 10 Commandments of a Clutter-Free Life

Maybe you see beautiful, clutter-free spaces in magazines or on the web, and think: my home could never look like that. But it can! Freeing your …

Minimalism

Chinese Scientists Have Successfully Cloned Monkeys

Zhongzhong and Huahua are the first monkeys cloned by the same method that created Dolly the sheep.<p>SHANGHAI—For the past decade, Mu-Ming Poo, the director of the Institute of Neuroscience in Shanghai, has been on a quest to make monkeys that can be used to study human disease. Today, researchers in …

Genetics

This Plant Is About to Be Your New Fave All-Natural Antiaging Tool

Assuming you haven't been living under a rock for the last 20 years (or more), you've no doubt run headlong into the pop-health phenoms of Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. These thousands-year-old systems of spiritual healing haven't been studied in-depth or particularly effectively, but studies …

Alternative Medicine

This Is Why You Should Never Hold in a Sneeze

A recently released case report, courtesy of the <i>BMJ,</i> reaffirms one of life’s important lessons: Don’t try to hold back a sneeze. Especially, don’t do …

4 Powerful Lessons You Gradually Learn as You Let Go of the Past

If somebody is working on themselves and changing for the better, it’s unnecessary to keep bringing up their past. People can change and grow. You …

Diet Coke's Moment of Panic

The problem with the soda is right there in the name: It’s neither healthy-seeming enough to thrive as a diet drink nor tasty enough to thrive as a cola.<p>With sales of Diet Coke in a prolonged rut, Coca-Cola announced last Wednesday that it is tweaking the design of its most famous zero-calorie …

Coca-Cola

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When you lose weight, your fat cells don't just let go of fat

Belly flab is like a storage unit for the rest of your body.<p><i>Every January, fat's in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it to go where</i> …

The 20 Best Foods for People With Kidney Problems

Kidney disease is a common problem affecting about 10% of the world’s population (1).<p>The kidneys are small but powerful bean-shaped organs that …

Occupational licensing locks too many Americans out of the job market

Nearly one out of three Americans has a record in the criminal justice system and, as a result, faces a difficult road to becoming employed. Adding …

Slideshow: Mistakes That Can Raise Your Cholesterol

Nutrition

Slideshow: How Your Height Affects Your Health

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Unlocking the Healing Power of Belief

Science is showing that how you feel isn’t just about what you eat, or do, or think. It’s about what you believe. At the University of Florida, …

Harvard Medical School

The Best Way to Predict a Future of Happiness

The choices we make every single day are crafting our future; one we either want to live in or avoid. This may sound like we humans have a tremendous …

Happiness

5 ways Amazon’s Alexa can double as your fitness and wellness coach (seriously)

As much as I write about unplugging, sometimes—ironically—the best way I can implement the practice into my own life is by introducing more …

Neuroscientists have identified how exactly a deep breath changes your mind

Breathing is traditionally thought of as an automatic process driven by the brainstem—the part of the brain controlling such life-sustaining functions as heartbeat and sleeping patterns. But new and unique research, involving recordings made directly from within the brains of humans undergoing …

The Brain

Meet “Better Self,” a New Web Destination for Anyone Who’s Into Self-Improvement

It’s that time of year when we vow to reassess: What did we do well in 2017? What could we do differently in 2018? How can our lives be happier and healthier, or shall we finally say we’re good enough?<p>Wherever you are on your personal journey, Better Self will be right beside you. With its …

Couples think they go to counseling because of money, sex, and parenting — but therapists know the real problem is usually lurking underneath

Everyone knows marriage is hard, but it's easy to feel like your marriage is really hard — like your partner is the first partner in history to nag or nitpick or leave dishes in the sink and expect you to clean them.<p>But ask a couples therapist and they'll tell you: Not so much. No twosome is a …

Marriage Counseling

There's a Reason Time Seems to Speed Up as You Age - But It's Possible to Slow It Down

Stop the ride, we want to get off.<p>Ask an older person to recall their most vivid memories, and there's a good chance that many of them will come from …

The best DNA ancestry test

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