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Meet the Mumbai neurosurgeons who use surgery to cure mental illness

While a majority of neurosurgeons and psychiatrists seek more research before surgery is considered to treat psychiatric disorders, a few doctors are …

Mental Disorders

5 Meditations for Navigating Negative, Anxious Thoughts

Navigating negative, anxious thoughts is hard. It’s hard when your mind ruminates on rigid thoughts: I should do things quickly. I should be more …

The Home Workout Movement

en_US<p>article<p>Get In The Best Shape Of Your Life, At Home, For FREE. Daily video workouts, motivation, and extensive meal plans to help you live a …

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

Daag: the ultimate curry base

<b>SERVES</b><p>Enough for a daag curry for four<p><b>TOTAL TIME</b><p>1 hour 15 minutes<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>5 cloves garlic<br>• 5cm/2in fresh ginger root, peeled<br>• 4 tbsp oil<br>• 500g/ 1lb 2oz onions - thinly sliced into crescents or finely chopped<br>• 1/2 tsp (or more) mild Kashmiri chilli powder, or paprika to taste<br>• Pinch of turmeric<br>• 3 tomatoes, …

Deaths of four medical trainees raises questions about study intensity

The recent sudden deaths of three trainee psychiatrists and a hospital intern in Victoria have raised concerns about the intensity of their studies …

Mental Health

I’m an atheist psychiatrist. Should I see patients who believe in God?

Female psychologist making notes during a therapy session. (iStock)<p>My religious friend once asked me point-blank, “if you don’t believe in God, how …

Lil Wayne Addresses Cash Money Records Feud On "Sh!t" Remix

Today (January 13) Lil Wayne gifted fans with a new track off of his upcoming <i>Sorry 4 the Wait</i> mixtape.<p>Within the track, which is a remix of Future’s</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

California mental health workers on strike

Thousands of hospital workers in California plan to walk out this week, claiming that their employer Kaiser Permanente is jeopardizing patient care by understaffing the psychiatry department.<p>Psychologists, therapists and social workers launched Monday what is planned to be a week-long protest. By …

The Plank Workout That Will Tone Your Abs, Sculpt Your Tush, and Strengthen Your Arms

Still doing bunches of crunches? Seriously?<p>We don't like to play favorites, but...for planks, we'll make an exception. "They are, without a doubt, the best core exercise there is," says trainer David Kirsch, who works with Kate Upton and Liv Tyler. The harder-than-they-look poses in this workout …

The Best Foods for Men

Abs aren’t built in the gym alone; you shop for them in your supermarket. We sampled and reviewed thousands of products to separate the dietary duds from the nutritional heroes. Your drool-worthy grocery list starts right here

Nutrition

5 Ways to Eliminate Back Fat

You won't miss it at all.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Back bulge around the bra area or a pesky muffin top aren't fun to deal with. But you can feel more confident in your own skin with just a little extra effort. Sure, targeting …

Fitness

50 Shades of Iran: The Mullahs’ Kinky Fantasies about Sex in the West

To keep girls wearing veils, officials in Tehran make up incredible stories about sexual debauchery, and especially bestiality, in the West.<p>Back in …

Frugal Paleo Diet

The <i>Frugal Paleo Cookbook: Affordable, Easy & Delicious Paleo Cooking</i> may sound like it’s for budget-minded housewives, but there’s a lot more going on between the covers.<p>Tired of cookbooks that use obscure ingredients for complicated recipes that take hours to prepare? Yeah, me too. That's why <i>t</i><i>his</i> …

Cooking

Pharmaceuticals

14 Hours Ago<p>The US is becoming more vulnerable to big disasters because the country is heading in a direction that does not account for accessibility …

FDA

Pfizer threatens pharmacists, doctors if they take its name in vain

Pfizer's patent on pregabalin -- an anti-epilepsy med -- expires this year, but there's another patent on using the public domain drug to treat …

Road Trip: Los Angeles

Explore the back roads and ocean drives of Los Angeles and beyond.<p>Los Angeles is far too sprawling a metropolis to visit like a traditional city, and its notorious traffic can make even short distances seem oceans apart. (Remember “Carmageddon”? Last July, a planned weekend shutdown of a ten-mile …

The Year’s Best Fitness Tips

Enhance your workouts with cutting-edge research and insight from experts

A Persian Cartoonist Illustrated His Fall from Grace in His New Graphic Novel

One day Mana Neyestani woke up and found himself a criminal and a racist—a once-respected artist turned into a prisoner, then a fugitive, then a refugee.<p><i>Courtesy of Uncivilized Books. Some translations from Farsi by Leila Mouri.</i><p>Mana Neyestani is a Persian illustrator and political commentator who …

15 Ways to Overcome Procrastination and Get Stuff Done (Infographic)

1 min read<p>If you never start, you’ll never have a chance to fail. But you’ll never have a chance to succeed, either.<p>So stop pretending you haven’t failed by not trying. Stop procrastinating and go for it. Your dilly-dallying around, your excuses, your poking, playing, puttering and loafing about …

Procrastination

18 Mason Jar Salads That Make Perfect Healthy Lunches

Easy ways to eat yer greens all week long.<p><b>The dressing goes in first.</b> This is so important! This guarantees that your salad ingredients don't get soggy.<p><b>Then go with a grain or a protein, or anything else big and chunky.</b> This protects your more delicate ingredients from getting wet.<p><b>Then the fixings.</b> …

8 Foods That Decrease Inflammation and Help You Lose Weight

Because eating these foods is so much easier than counting calories

The 5 Best Bodyweight Exercises For Building Big, Muscular Arms

I've recently read several articles in which some self-proclaimed fitness "guru" insists that you must choose between bodyweight and weight lifting …

9 Appetite Suppressants That Actually Work

Throughout my 15+ year career, I've seen countless diet and weight loss tactics, from powders, pills and potions, to unorthodox treatments, like ice …

Breath test that tells you if you have lung cancer

Lung cancer can now be detected earlier than ever before using a new 'breathalyser', designed by scientists from the University of Cambridge<p>Scientists can now detect early-stage lung cancer before any symptoms develop, using a new British invention.<p>A new breathalyser, which has been likened to a …

What You Can Eat for Weight Loss

Eat, Eat for Weight Loss, Weight Loss., You Can Eat for Weight Loss<p><b>It's not actually an easy task to slim down. Particularly when there is plenty of</b> …

Obesity pill to ‘replace treadmill’ being developed by Harvard University

Harvard scientists have found a molecule which can transform bad fat into good fat<p>A pill which would help the body burn away excess fat is being developed by Harvard University who claim it could one day ‘replace the treadmill.’<p>Scientists discovered how to trigger a molecule which can turn ‘bad’ …

Harvard