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9 common beauty products that could ruin your skin, according to a dermatologist

Plus, better options to clean up and simplify your skincare, anti-aging and beauty routine.<p>So maybe you went overboard with those zit zappers, and wound up with dry, angry skin. Or perhaps you experimented a bit too much with one of the slew of at-home facial devices out there, and your face didn't …

I've Tried Every Face Powder Under the Sun, but This One Reigns Supreme

One of my first makeup experiences as a teenager was heading to my local department store, walking up to the first sales lady I saw, and asking, "What is the best powder foundation I can buy?" Without hesitation, she pointed me in the direction of MAC Cosmetics. A few minutes later, I was the owner …

21 Things Fiftysomethings Wish Twentysomethings Knew

"Inside every old person is a young person who’d like to get out." H/T Quora<p>"[...]By going through the motions you will eventually gain it." — L. Lee<p>— Tim Dees<p>"[...]Having kids can be a huge expense, milestone, and disappointment. Aaaaand there’s the other side too…" — Bill Dred<p>"[...]Often our …

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) | Mind, the mental health charity - help for mental health problems

When is it diagnosed?<p>When you go through something you find traumatic it's understandable to experience some symptoms associated with PTSD …

Why do I have to pee all the time? 4 important symptoms women shouldn't ignore

Being healthy and staying fit are important to many women. But there are body changes, aches and pains that often get overlooked, especially after turning 40.<p>Here are four symptoms that shouldn't be ignored:<p>1. Knee pain<p><b>Most likely: Overuse</b><p><b>Worst-case scenario: Ligament or cartilage damage, …

Urinary Tract Infection

Alzheimer’s Biomarkers Showing Up in Quarter of Americans Over Age 30

New research identifies signs of “preclinical” Alzheimer’s. The data could help identify those with the disease earlier and allow for earlier …

The Year in Pictures

1/60<p>A cyclist on a damaged road in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico, days after Hurricane Maria tore up the island on Sept. 20 as a Category 4 storm with winds of up to 154 mph. The storm left nearly all 3.4 million people on the island without power and most without water. The island’s governor ordered a …

Could drugs delay the diseases of ageing?

<b>Imagine having to ask a 95-year-old to slow down - well, I did. Hilda Jaffe was walking so fast there was a risk that the small group following her would be left behind.</b><p>We had just met in the lobby of the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, where Hilda is a volunteer tour …

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

A dozen simple, easy-to-remember phrases, and they'll almost always make other people react positively to you.<p>The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, …

Self-improvement

Here’s what to expect when you come off antidepressants

Improved mood, wanting to avoid unpleasant side effects or the convenience of being prescription-free – there are many reasons you might decide …

These 3 stupid-simple moves will help you get richer this month

Your money isn't going to manage itself, no matter how much you wish it could. So it's important to take an active role in growing it to so you can …

Personal Finance

Scientists Have Identified The Chemical That Suppresses Unwanted Thoughts in The Brain

With huge implications.<p>Most of us know the feeling of being unable to distract ourselves from a particular thought, however much we might want to. …

Brain implant boosts memory for first time ever

New memory prosthesis could be a game-changer for dementia care.<p><i>In brief: A professor built a brain implant that can reportedly improve short-term memory by 15 percent and working memory by 25 percent. The device could prove life-changing for the growing segment of the population impacted by</i> …

Dementia

A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

How Your Brain Helps You Stop Thinking About Something

If you have been wondering if you'll ever be able to scrub unwanted thoughts from your memory, science says you actually might—if your hippocampus is …

Walmart ramps up self-checkout by letting customers ring in items while shopping

When Laura Schnurr tried out scan and go at Walmart in Ancaster, Ont., she was immediately hooked. The new technology allows customers to scan and …

15 Mind-Blowing Facts About the Human Brain Every Entrepreneur Should Know

We've learned more about the human brain in the past 15 years than we have since the birth of mankind. These newly discovered facts are especially important to entrepreneurs.<p>In the past 15 years, technological advancements have given neuroscientists and researchers the tools to gather more facts …

The Brain

Shoulder Injury Awareness: First Step Towards Injury Prevention

The shoulder is a complex joint that keeps your arm from its natural desire to fall out of its socket while enabling a wide range of motion in all 3 …

Science Says Anxiety Isn't the Problem. Your Response to Anxiety Is What Matters

Practice accepting anxiety rather than suppressing it.<p>What do you think about when you hear the word anxiety? Perhaps you imagine the sweaty palms and rapid heartbeat you experience when you are about to give a public presentation. Or maybe you think about the times you have trouble sleeping …

Mental Health

The tricks to make yourself effortlessly charming

From the first moment you walk into a room people are making judgements about how much they like you. Fortunately, there are ways to improve your chances<p><i>Editor’s Note (December 21, 2017): Through to the end of the year, BBC Capital is bringing back some of your favourite stories from 2017.</i><p>Most of …

Why you shouldn’t give up on finding a mental health medication that works for you

<b>Throughout my school years, my weight fluctuated. I’d always been a little bit chubby and it was something that I was self conscious about. It had a</b> …

Photographer Captures Magic of the Scottish Countryside as Wild Animals Get Shockingly Close

Four years ago, spurred by a family tragedy, Fran Mart picked up photography and moved from Spain to Edinburgh, Scotland. Inspired by the lush landscape that surrounded him, he moved away from self-portraiture and began shooting the animals and wildlife of the countryside. Traveling with his …

Countryside

Parkinson's May Begin in Gut Before Affecting the Brain

Parkinson's disease, which involves the malfunction and death of nerve cells in the brain, may originate in the gut, new research suggests, adding to …

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18 Photos That Will Make You Wonder How Earth Is Even Real

Nature sure knows how to put on a good show. With sub-zero temperatures and extreme heat waves, she is a force to be reckoned with.<p>However, nature …

Yoga With Cats

They yowl. They attack ponytails. They scamper urgently across the room in pursuit of things we cannot see.<p>And yet, cats are a strangely relaxing presence during yoga class.<p>“Yoga is all about being in the moment,” and cats are in the moment “all the time,” said Amy Apgar, one of two yoga …

Pets

Even moderate drinking linked to changes in brain structure

Drinking even moderate amounts of alcohol is linked to changes in brain structure and an increased risk of worsening brain function, scientists say. …

Alcohol

DIY: Egg White Face Mask Recipes for Beautiful Skin

DIY: Egg White Face Mask Recipes for Beautiful Skin<p>Updated on November 11, 2015<p>What Makes Egg White So Good for Skin?<p>Egg white is great for …

Skin Care

8 Ways To Use Vitamin E For Wrinkles

As we age, our skin loses its firmness, elasticity and moisture which increase the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Apart from the natural …