Kevin Forte

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The Perils Of Pushing Kids Too Hard, And How Parents Can Learn To Back Off

On New Year's Eve, back in 2012, Savannah Eason retreated into her bedroom and picked up a pair of scissors.<p>"I was holding them up to my palm as if to cut myself," she says. "Clearly what was happening was I needed someone to do something."<p>Her dad managed to wrestle the scissors from her hands, but …

Parenting

Choo-choo not train: talking baby words to toddlers helps them learn to speak faster, study finds

Infants whose parents talk to them using so-called “baby words” learn to speak more quickly, a new study has found.<p>Words such as “choo-choo”, “tummy” or “mummy” help babies build their vocabulary faster than adult language alone.<p>Research by the University of Edinburgh found that not only are words …

Language Learning

The Disappearing Doctor: How Mega-Mergers Are Changing the Business of Medical Care

Is the doctor in?<p>In this new medical age of urgent care centers and retail clinics, that’s not a simple question. Nor does it have a simple answer, as primary care doctors become increasingly scarce.<p>“You call the doctor’s office to book an appointment,” said Matt Feit, a 45-year-old screenwriter in …

Health Care

10 Types of Psychological Theories

The term <i>theory</i> is used with surprising frequency in everyday language. It is often used in to mean a guess, hunch, or supposition. You may even hear …

Psychology

Brain Cells Communicate with Mechanical Pulses, Not Electric Signals

A young woman with wavy brown hair and maroon nails lay on a gurney in a hospital room in Copenhagen. Her extended left arm was wired with …

What Present-Day Hunter-Gatherers Can Tell Us About the Bacteria in Our Gut

The Hazda is a small group of hunter-gatherers living in the central Rift Valley of Tanzania, one of the few remaining groups of people left in the …

99 percent of microbes in your body are completely unknown to science

Whenever you feel lonely, just remember: you're always carrying several hundred trillion friends with you. A dizzying number of microbes call the …

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Diana Moskovitz

On July 20 of this year, Courtney Smith asked the court in Delaware County, Ohio, for a domestic violence civil protection order against her …

Top 15 Handguns From GUNS & WEAPONS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT in 2014

Few things are more symbolic of a police officer’s authority than the duty pistol he or she carries. From blued-steel wheelguns to modern polymer …

Smith & Wesson

14 Habits From Organized People That We ALL Should Borrow

(Photo: Getty Images)<p>They're the people who just love to check things off a list. Their idea of heaven is The Container Store. And they sure know their way around a spreadsheet. They're the ultra-organized, and to those who prefer things a little less tidy, their ways are mysterious.<p>But they're …

15 Best Browser Extensions for Social Media Marketers

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>There are a few actions I perform over and over again as I work through my social media marketing plan. Do you know the feeling? You click on the same few buttons or type in the same URL.<p>And then, one day, someone shows you a browser extension that …

First Look: HPR Black Ops Ammo - Guns & Ammo

HPR Ammunition has introduced a new line of defensive ammunition called Black Ops.<p>Black Ops ammo features Open-Tipped Frangible (OTF) projectiles, …

Comment on First Look: Ruger LC9s by Bubba Rick

The LC9-S is the nicest gun I’ve seen in a long time . Better than a model 43 IMO

Ammunition

How to Choose a Carry Gun with the 5 'C's of Concealed Carry - Handguns

One of the most enduring questions in the shooting community remains: “<i>What’s the best gun for concealed carry?”</i><p>People ask me this question all the …

Self Defense

New Smith & Wesson Ported Performance Center M&P pistols

Smith & Wesson is rolling out four new M&P Pistol models based on its CORE packages with ported, lightened slides. These guns are made to be …