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A Reminder That Carrie Fisher Was An O.G. Mental Health Hero

She spoke out against stigma for years.<p>Carrie Fisher was a total badass.<p>The actress spoke out on mental illness many times during her life ― something almost unheard of in Hollywood at the time she began sharing publicly.<p>She gave honest testimonies of the trials and triumphs of battling addiction …

Mexican police find Tijuana-San Diego drugs tunnel

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1024000/1024525_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524697901_b9bfd02bea3fdcd12fdb22b987a35e3a<p><b>Mexican police have found an 800m (2,625ft) long tunnel used to smuggle drugs into the US city of San Diego, authorities say.</b><p>The tunnel, which starts …

Planned Parenthood Saved Her Life With Proper Cervical Cancer Diagnosis: Here is Her Response to GOP - The Ring of Fire Network

This young woman feels grateful to have to have had access to Planned Parenthood’s medical services. Without them, she could have suffered a terrible …

Marijuana Does Not Affect Brain Volume, Study Finds

<i>The latest research adds to the debate over marijuana's effects on the brain</i><p>Using marijuana does not cause changes in brain volume, a new study …

Siblings

Terminally ill cancer sufferer pleads with government to legalise cannabis

A NORTH-EAST pensioner dying from liver cancer is begging the authorities to legalise cannabis.<p>Days after the Government issued a damning response to …

Cannabis

Turmeric Does what Chemotherapy Can’t: Naturally Blocks Cancer Growth

POSTED ON July 29, 2015 BY Drew Canole<p><i>Article source: Complete Health & Happiness</i><p>Turmeric is an ancient ayurvedic medicine that has been used for …

Cancer Cells

This Organic Fruit Is 100 Times Stronger At Killing Cancer Than Chemotherapy

bodymindsoulspirit | June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments<p>The Soursop is a flowering, evergreen tree native to tropical regions of the world. It also contains a …

Foods to Eat During Chemotherapy

The side effects of chemotherapy--including nausea, loss of appetite, and a bad taste in your mouth--may make the thought of eating anything at all a …

7 Things to Know Before Starting Chemotherapy

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2012 at the age of 37, my world was turned upside down. My particular flavor of cancer was stage 1, grade 3, triple negative infiltrating ductal carcinoma. That's a mouthful, huh? I had my bi-lateral mastectomy performed and one month later I began …

Your brain is particularly vulnerable to trauma at two distinct ages

Our brain’s ability to process information and adapt effectively is dependent on a number of factors, including genes, nutrition, and life experiences. These life experiences wield particular influence over the brain during a few sensitive periods when our most important muscle is most likely to …

The Brain

Think Your Conscious Brain Directs Your Actions? Think Again

Think your deliberate, guiding, <i>conscious</i> thoughts are in charge of your actions?<p>Think again.<p>In a provocative new paper in <i>Behavioral and Brain …

5 Foods for a Sharper, Smarter Brain

The phrase "food for thought" has never been more true. “Experts now report that up to 66 percent of your brain power today and down the road is …

When Your Mind Feels Like a Prison & You Zone Out to Escape

<b>“All the suffering, stress, and addiction comes from not realizing you already are what you are looking for.” ~Jon Kabat-Zinn</b><p>I’m currently obsessed …

40 Questions that Will Quiet Your Mind

<i>Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers … because asking the right questions is the answer.</i><p>In a recent ‘subscribers only’ email …

3 Clever Ways to Tame Your Mind Chatter — Purpose Fairy

A man may conquer a million men in battle but one who conquers himself is, indeed, the greatest of conquerors. ~Buddha<p>The human mind has being …

Training Your Mind to Push Your Body

Many people have a part of their brain that so wishes they wanted to exercise, but truthfully they don't want to do it. They wish they wanted to. They want to want to. They just don't. And they are sometimes jealous of people who DO enjoy exercise.<p>Hear the good news, all of you that fall in the</i> …

Study finds no link between teen marijuana use, mental health issues

A new study reports that chronic marijuana use in teenage boys does not appear to be linked to later physical or mental health issues such as depression, psychotic symptoms or asthma. The study, published by the American Physiological Association, did not include teenage girls.<p>Researchers from the …

13 Ways You May Be Accidentally Making Yourself Unhappy

Mental health experts weigh in on the things that aren't as good for you as you think.<p>If you haven't been feeling so hot, these little seemingly normal things might be a problem. To help, BuzzFeed Life talked to a few mental health experts about the most common behaviors that might not be as …

Online Life

New DEA Chief: 'Heroin Is Clearly More Dangerous Than Marijuana'

Last week, he said weed "probably" didn't pose as great a health risk as heroin.<p>The new Drug Enforcement Administration chief has finally made it clear: Marijuana is safer than heroin.<p>DEA head Chuck Rosenberg told reporters Wednesday morning at the administration’s headquarters that “heroin is …

New insight into how the immune system sounds the alarm

LA JOLLA--T cells are the guardians of our bodies: they constantly search for harmful invaders and diseased cells, ready to swarm and kill off any …

Immune System

Top cancer research organizations to sponsor International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference in New York

Cancer