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Spicer accuses media of ‘false reporting’ in fiery briefing

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer angrily accused the media Saturday of “false reporting” on the inauguration as part of what he called a “shameful” attempt to minimize enthusiasm for President Trump, beginning his tenure as the administration’s top spokesman on a combative note.<p>Spicer …

NFL player just got four As in his first semester of an MIT math PhD program

"My first semester in school in nearly three years. Four PhD classes at MIT. Four A's. The streak continues!!!" Urschel tweeted.<p>Urschel is used to succeeding academically.<p>He earned his bachelor's degree in three years at Penn State and spent his senior year working on a master's degree in …

This New App Could Revolutionise Mental Health Care In The Black Community

Recovr promises a new healthcare service that connects users with therapists they can relate to.<p>"I didn't feel comfortable going to my GP as I didn't like the idea of having to prove there was something wrong with me … which I found to be the case on most GP visits," he says. "This was going to be …

Mental Health

What software do I really need for academic work on Mac?

A reader has just challenged me to re-think the software I use for academic work on Mac. Well, there are over 250 items in my <i>Applications</i> folder, but …

Want to dress like a fashion insider? These are the websites to shop from

Where do you go to pick up pieces that are in that in-between bracket of neither high-street nor designer runway? Step out of your comfort zone or …

Wearable Tech for Babies Is Now a Thing

<i>This piece was originally published on Uncubed.</i><p>Sure there’s nothing more miraculous than a newborn child. But have you ever looked into the flashing …

People, particularly young people, are beset by mental health problems on a scale never seen before. Now it is time to rebalance individualism against the common good<p>We live with an epidemic of anxiety. In 1980, 4% of Americans suffered a mental disorder associated with anxiety. Today half do. The …

Mental Health

Carmen Aguirre’s new memoir is funny, despite the raw, horrific subject matter at its heart

For eight years, beginning in 1977, Vancouver was terrorized by a man who became known as the Paper Bag Rapist. Using a paper bag or an article of the victim's clothing as a blindfold, the man preyed on children – mostly girls. His victims ranged in age from 8 to 28, RCMP said when they finally …

Apple's healthy CareKit revolution

Around three years ago, I was talking with the CIO of a regional hospital about how mobile apps could improve hospital and post-discharge experiences …

A stamp-size smart wearable with big potential

A technology incorporated into a sticker about the size of a large postage stamp and as thin as a human hair could provide a more comfortable method …

An Introduction to Global Health

http://www.youtube.com/v/uUzCGLYIMlc?version=3&autohide=1<p>edX<p>article<p>https://www.edx.org/course/introduction-global-health-kix-kiglobalhx<p>Understandi …

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The Best Task Management Tools of 2018

The other day I was talking to a friend and he confided in me that he is finding it hard to keep track of all the different threads going on in his …

Project Management

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Best new crime and thriller novels

This is our repository of crime and thriller novel reviews<p>THE FORCE by Don Winslow<p>490pp, HarperCollins, £18.99, ebook £9.9<p><b>There's a glut of novels about New York cops</b>– <b>but this stands out by a mile, says Jake Kerridge​</b><p>Perhaps none of us felt we were in desperate need of another novel about what it …

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There’s a huge problem with how we treat depression

She suffered from bipolar disorder, which meant that she cycled between explosions of boundless energy and black holes of suicidal despair.<p>Despair brought her to our unit.<p>Her long chart chronicled how previous psychiatrists had emptied the armory: antidepressants, antipsychotics, anticonvulsants, …

20 Quotes From Children’s Books Every Adult Should Know

Like us on Facebook<p>It’s interesting how some of life’s greatest lessons can be found in children’s literature. And chances are that we did not …

Four mental health podcasts to wrap your mind around

These podcasts are an accessible and super entertaining way to get educated on the mysteries of the mind. <i>Photo: Jelena Jojic</i><p>Psychology, psychiatry, …

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How to make the simple cake that’s a household standard in France

I’ve been a part-time Parisian for almost 20 years, but you wouldn’t know it if you judged my assimilation by how lightly I tread in high heels, how stylishly I toss a shawl over my shoulder or how capable I am of eating a croissant without covering myself in buttery crumbs. However, there’s one …

Fitbit Announces Three New Trackers, Including Smartwatch

Three new activity trackers from Fitbit are being revealed today, including the company's first trackers with heart rate monitoring and smartwatch …

31 Books That Will Help You Better Understand Mental Illness And Disorders

Whether you live with mental illness or know someone who does, these books might help you make sense of it.<p><i>Always consult with your doctor about your personal health and wellness. BuzzFeed posts are for informational purposes only and are no substitute for medical diagnosis, treatment, or</i> …

This No-Knead, 5-Ingredient Artisanal Bread Is Super Easy to Bake

We’re serious. You can bake fresh, crusty, aromatic, artisanal bread using just FIVE ingredients. It doesn’t involve any kneading and takes less than 10 minutes of prep! We’ve always thought that baking bread was intimidating, but this recipe is a great way to dip your toes in the water. With only …

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Thoughts on Cognitive Computing

You may have heard a lot of buzz coming out of IBM lately about Cognitive Computing, and you might have also wondered “what the heck are they talking …

Language and Social Skills Shape a Child's Chances for Success

As the person responsible for training people to qualify for local jobs, he sees firsthand how literacy, language, and social skills are pivotal in …

New Theory on Origin of Depression

Major depression is a significant health issue as it afflicts one in six people at some point in their life. Moreover, it is the leading global cause …

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The Trouble with Treating “Behaviors”

A child throws a chair or their shoes at school and the parents are told of their child’s “problematic behavior”. A child pokes another child …

Inflammation in the Brain Linked to Schizophrenia Risk

<b>A study, published today in the American Journal of Psychiatry, is the first to find that immune cells are more active in the brains of people at</b> …