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12 Things Being a Therapist Taught Me About Happiness

<i>By: Megan Bruneau</i><p><i>Credit: Jason Hoffman/Thrillist</i><p>Over the course of my career as a therapist, I've counseled thousands of people, which in a lot of ways amounts to a giant research project. People come to me when they're depressed or otherwise struggling -- whatever their specific issues, they …

Utah lab could hold key to ID of Massachusetts' 'Baby Doe'

A break in the effort to identify a toddler whose body was found two months ago on a rocky beach near Boston could come as early as Tuesday, when a Utah forensic laboratory turns its findings over to Massachusetts authorities.<p>Police hope IsoForensics Laboratory in Salt Lake City can tell them where …

Lung Cancer: Why You Should Care

I was supposed to die 11 years ago. My physician sat me down and said my stage 3B lung cancer was going to kill me in a matter of months if I didn't begin treatment immediately. This was after seeing two different physicians, one that told me that exploratory surgery was my only option as the tumor …

US government says cannabis kills cancer cells

Researchers say drug kills cancer cells in rats but cautions against use by humans<p>The US government has confirmed that cannabis can kill cancer cells after the drug did so in tests on mice and rats, according to the National Cancer Institute.<p>The development will provide further ammunition for …

10 hidden tricks that could completely change the way you use your iPhone

If Apple included a paper user manual with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus that included explanations of each and every feature, it would be the size …

Making The Case For Traditional Parenting

Over the weekend, John Farrell published an odd critique of an essay of mine that ran at <i>First Things</i>. The essay is an excerpt from my new book, <i>Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom</i>. In the book, I argue on the basis of philosophy, social science and public policy that the …

The 30-Minute Yoga Flow That Strengthens Your Core

A strong core is about more than looking hot in a bikini (though that's a pretty great benefit, too). Strong abs are a cornerstone of total-body …

This Netflix News Will Leave You in Tears

Not the happy kind.<p>Warning all Netflix bingers: This news is devastating.<p>For the past few years, you've been paying $7.99 a month for Netflix so you (and maybe your siblings ... and friends...) can watch unlimited movies, TV episodes, and Netflix originals, and everything has been going <i>great</i>.<p>But …

Is Walking as Good a Workout as Running?

There are many reasons why people start running: Busting stress, boosting energy, or snagging that treadmill next to a longtime gym crush are just a …

New Doubts About Role of Serotonin in Depression

The common belief that depression is linked to low levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin is again being questioned by top psychiatrists.<p>Professor …

Medical Journals

This Is THE Coolest iPhone Trick for Your Email

Technology is pretty great. These days, your techy tools and smart gadgets are great for making sure you’re safe, helping get your life in order and even keeping you (or your kids!) entertained. Did you know it’s also pretty handy at turning you into an incredible multi-tasking maven? Well, BGR …

Why Your Brain Forces You to Relive Your Worst Memories

Why the brain dredges up old memories without your explicit consent hasn’t been easy for neuroscience to explain.<p>Here's a fun exercise to demolish any remaining will you have to live: think about the worst memory you have. What are all the small pieces of it that come to mind? What smell or sound …

Apple Targeting 100 Million Subscribers for Streaming Music Service

Apple has an ambitious goal to sign up 100 million subscribers for its upcoming streaming music service known as Apple Music, according to <i>The Associated Press</i>. A subscriber base that large would trump competing services such as Spotify, Pandora, Deezer and others, which had a collective 41 million …

In the Lab, Maple Syrup Helps Zap Superbugs

Maple syrup is more than just a prime pancake topper. It also helps kill bacterial pathogens, according to a recent paper in the journal <i>Applied and Environmental Microbiology</i>.<p>Nathalie Tufenkji and colleagues at Canada’s McGill University found that concentrated maple syrup made such microbial …

Microbiology

Your Next Prescription Could Be A Genome Sequence

At Advances in Genome Biology and Technology, a conference for genomic scientists held earlier this year, one speaker told attendees that the use of genome sequencing to improve patient care is no longer a far-off goal—it’s happening today. While you won’t encounter genome sequencing on an average …

Genetics

Massachusetts Mom Writes Own Heartbreaking Obituary Before Dying of Cancer

She died on April 16 at age 44. But in her own obituary, Beth O’Rourke insisted, “I was a survivor.”<p>The Massachusetts mother of two wrote the …

Thoughts Can Fuel Some Deadly Brain Cancers

The simple act of thinking can accelerate the growth of many brain tumors.<p>That's the conclusion of a paper in <i>Cell</i> published Thursday that showed how activity in the cerebral cortex affected high-grade gliomas, which represent about 80 percent of all malignant brain tumors in people.<p>"This tumor is …

Study Links Autism to Epigenetic Changes in Dads’ Sperm

Researchers have found tell-tale “epigenetic” changes in the DNA from the sperm of men whose children have early signs of autism. These changes – …

20 Common Logical Fallacies – Don’t Be a Victim!

The 20 Most Common Logical Fallacies• <b>Appeal to ignorance</b> – Thinking a claim is true (or false) because it can’t be proven true (or false).• <b><br>Ad hominem</b> – …

Neuroplasticity Studies Reveal Your Brain's Amazing Malleability

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>As time goes by, science provides more and more evidence that your brain is malleable and continually changing in response to your …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head. Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Alkaline Diet and Cancer - Cancer Cells Cannot Live In An Alkaline Environment

Ever wondered why the heart never gets a cancer. The heart might get affected eventually by cancer of any other part of the body but we never hear of …

7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain

The meditation-and-the-brain research has been rolling in steadily for a number of years now, with new studies coming out just about every week to illustrate some new benefit of meditation. Or, rather, some ancient benefit that is just now being confirmed with fMRI or EEG. The practice appears to …

New evidence suggests dementia is affected by the ageing heart muscle

<i>A growing body of evidence suggests that Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are less like diseases caused by toxic proteins or invading</i> …

What Happens to Your Body When You Do Yoga

How this ancient form of exercise slays stress and revs you up, physically and mentally<p><b>Brain</b>What seems like a slow start—breathing deeply, in and out—fires up your prefrontal cortex, the brain's center for higher thought. You just got smarter: In one study, people scored higher on cognitive tests …

Yoga

Thick and Chewy Peanut Butter Granola Bars | Recipes

Homemade Granola Bars<p>“My kids will never throw tantrums in public.”<br>“My daughter will always wear matching outfits.”<br>“My child will never eat processed …