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Trump Is In Such Deep Sh*t, Omarosa Is Almost a Relief

Yeah, those two deserve each other, but don’t get too distracted. The real action is in Paul Manafort’s courtroom and on the November ballots.<p>In …

Donald Trump

Existing drug may prevent Alzheimer's

Emerging evidence suggests that a "potent" drug could prevent the development of Alzheimer's disease — but only if a person takes the medication long …

Dementia

Fascinating look at how America uses its land

Bloomberg has an interactive report that shows how America uses its land for different purposes. I was surprised by how much land is dedicated to …

Florida

12 Dopamine Supplements to Boost Your Mood

Dopamine is a chemical in your brain that plays a role in the regulation of cognition, memory, motivation, mood, attention and learning.<p>It also aids …

Wellness

The Best Fixed Annuities Available In 2018

In a world where fewer people are covered by pensions, simple fixed annuities are increasingly important. But they are also hard to find. Most financial advisors who are compensated based on assets under management tend to not recommend them. And insurance agents generally prefer to sell more …

Retirement

Is ‘Sleep Water’ the Trick to Getting Some Shut-Eye?

Here’s what you need to know about this popular new sleep aid.<p>Many of us have had at least one incident of lying in bed staring at the ceiling during …

This brain “blackout” is the reason you get migraines

Researchers have identified the electrical activity specific to the start of migraines and demonstrated a way to stop it in animal experiments.<p>“Seizures and migraines are two very different states of the brain,” says Steven J. Schiff, professor of engineering in the departments of neurosurgery, …

Neuroscience

9 Cult French Pharmacy Products Available on Amazon

It was my mother, who lived in France as a twenty-something, who first introduced me to French pharmacy skin care. When I started my own skin-care …

10 of the Best Box Wines to Buy Now

Still think you can't have quality wine without the bottle? Think again. We talk to top somms, importers, beverage directors and our own editors for …

We Found The World’s Best Anti-Aging Serum At Target

A good anti-aging serum is hard to come by, especially one that’s effective <i>and</i> affordable. Good skincare products under $50 are pretty unheard of in …

4 simple exercises to strengthen your attention and reduce distractibility

<i>Mengxin Li</i><p>Our attention gets hijacked by everything from the stress in our lives to the ding of our phones. Neuroscientist Amishi Jha shows how we …

Alzheimer’s disease: why insulin is a new suspect

Johnson and Johnson recently announced that it was halting a clinical trial for a new Alzheimer’s drug after safety issues emerged. This latest …

The One Anti-Aging Skincare Routine a Dermatologist Actually Follows

A comprehensive, effective anti-aging skincare routine is an investment, which means we don't just want to impulse purchase buzzy new products …

10 Truths to Keep You Going When Everything Goes Wrong

<i>“Today, on my forty-seventh birthday, I reread the suicide note I wrote on my twenty-seventh birthday about two minutes before my girlfriend, Carol,</i> …

College & University

These 32 Handy Products Are Trending On Amazon Because They're Effing Brilliant

When was the last time you organized your cabinets or found a way to scrub your counter so well that it gleamed? Annoying chores like this can be a …

Science says the difference between a friend and a best friend comes down to two things

Teaching someone how to make friends is like teaching someone how to ride a bike — <i>you say this, you put your foot here, do you get it now?</i><p>That is to say, it's all kind of intuitive: When it's working, you'll know.<p>But a new scientific paper, which was published in the Journal of Social and Personal …

Psychology

Do You Have The Flu Or Just A Cold? Here's How To Tell

Plus tips for taking care of yourself.<p>The flu isn’t playing around. Experts say it’s been particularly severe, with more than 60,000 Americans testing positive for influenza since Oct. 1 (and that number will keep rising).<p>Why is this flu season so rough compared with some others? It all comes down …

Immune System

A Soup Diet Can Jump-Start Your Weight Loss — If You Do It Right

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps some folks lose nine pounds in a single week — and that’s not even the best part. We’ve …

All Your Questions About Eye Cream, Answered

As a young beauty lover, I would often walk through the aisles of my local beauty supply store seeking potions and lotions. Usually a pumpkin mask or …

Restorative Yoga 101: 3 Tips for More Relaxing Breathing

In YJ's newest course, Restorative Yoga 101, Jillian Pransky, director of Restorative Therapeutic Yoga teacher training for YogaWorks and author of</i> …

7 High-Protein Breakfasts Ready in 5 Minutes or Less

If there's one meal of the day that really needs to be quick, it's breakfast. While 15 or 20 minutes seems relatively quick for, say, a dinner …

Breakfast

This Table of Exercises Shows You How to Get Fit Without Any Equipment

You can get a complete workout with just your body. This "Periodic Table of Bodyweight Exercises" showcases dozens of moves—from easy to insane—you …

Periodic Table

5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain to Be Positive

How to train yourself to be happier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you realize it or not, the negative experiences you have lived through often influence your decisions. Your brain learns from difficult situations and painful memories, and these experiences get …

Happiness

Reverse Aging With These 3 Fruits

As we age, our skin can take on a dull and sallow appearance due to hormonal changes and a slower cell turnover rate. What can help? Fruit extracts …

Perfectionism is an 'epidemic' and does more damage than you think

About two decades ago, a woman knocked on the door of Paul Hewitt, a clinical psychologist based in Vancouver, Canada.<p>Outwardly, Anita — the pseudonym given in Hewitt's new book — had everything meticulously together: she told her therapist of an idyllic childhood, the supportive family she came …

Siblings

The mind-altering, de-stressing beverage that wellness insiders are obsessed with right now

The sober social scene may be thriving, but that doesn’t mean the wellness world is eschewing <i>every</i> mind-altering beverage. And there’s no buzzier …

Natural Pain Relievers That Actually Work

Turns out, there's a good reason green tea should be your new favorite hot beverage – and not just because of its soothing, herbal taste. This …

I Swear By Meditation Apps Now—Here Are 9 You Should Try

Meditation

Researchers develop non-invasive deep brain stimulation method

Researchers at MIT have developed a new method of electrically stimulating deep brain tissues without opening the skull<p>Since 1997, more than 100,000 Parkinson’s Disease patients have been treated with deep brain stimulation (DBS), a surgical technique that involves the implantation of ultra-thin …

The Brain