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These 10 Things Can Make Your Life Pharmaceutical Free

Anna Hunt, <i>Staff Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Our modern world and medical establishment has taught us that the pharmacist will help you find a quick fix for …

7 Tips For Kicking Anxiety's Ass

I had my first panic attack at age 20. It was a sunny day, and I was sitting in New York City's Union Square Park. Nothing was wrong. I wasn’t under …

Roasted Summer Vegetable Mac + Cheese

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a baking dish with nonstick spray. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.<p>In a large bowl, combine corn, …

10 Reasons You Didn't Get That Job

I interview a lot of millennials for jobs and I hire only a tiny fraction of them. Here's why you're getting passed up for someone else<p><b>1. You don't have a good answer to the question, "Where do you see yourself in 10 years?"</b> <br>I don't deny this is a cliché thing to ask—the Ritz Cracker of job …

How To Be Happy—Right Now

It's the universal quest. And it might be way easier to embrace than you think.<p><b>1. Be nice to yourself.</b> "Sometimes the biggest bully you know is you," says Gabrielle Bernstein, author of the New York Times bestseller <i>May Cause Miracles</i>. "Every thought is an affirmation either lifting you up or …

10 Life Coach Tips For A Killer 2014

Are those New Year’s resolutions starting to lack a little oomph? Good thing one of them was to make a valiant effort to be gentler on ourselves. …

Is praising a child good or bad for them?

We assume that enthusiastic words motivate children to try harder. But when you look at the evidence, it’s not that clear-cut. It all depends on the wording.<p>Your child presents you with their latest artistic creation. It’s a painting of a figure with very long thin legs, no body and big hair. It’s …

Logging

Q&A Wednesday: The College Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss

Aw, man… gotta love cafeteria food.<p><b>Q: I am a college student with a college student budget. I am getting married next year and I want to be fierce!</b> …

The Four-Week Plan For Curbing Your Sugar Addiction

When I first made the conversion away from processed foods, I didn’t dump my entire kitchen completely but I definitely stuffed it with tons of …

How big teams of neurons work together so fast - Futurity

A computer simulation reveals that a network of 50 neurons responds with the same speed as a network of 1,000 neurons.

Neuroscience

Shivering can help you stay slim

Shivering in the cold may help burn off as many calories as exercise, according to scientists<p>It is usually a signal to reach for a jumper or turn up the heating, but it seems shivering may also be an effective way to stay slim.<p>A new study from scientists at the National Institutes of Health has …

Hopes for first womb transplant baby

The world's first ever birth from a transplanted womb could be imminent as doctors successfully introduce an embryo into a Swedish woman's body<p>A woman is on course to become the first in the world to give birth from a transplanted womb, after doctors successfully introduced an embryo into her …

Women's Health

7 Characteristics Associated with Long Life (and How to Cultivate Them) | Mark's Daily Apple

May 15, 2013<p>By Mark Sisson<p>As much as we focus on food and fitness as the “physical” arbiters of health and longevity, there appears to be much more …

9 Swedish Women Receive Womb Transplants, Will Try To Get Pregnant

Previous attempts to transplant uteri have largely failed.<p>Nine Swedish women have successfully received transplanted wombs donated by family members, and will soon try to have children, the AP reports. There have been no major complications following the surgeries, and every woman left the hospital …

Goodbye Twitter fridges, hello 3D-printed food

At CES 2014, the smartest home appliances aren't smart at all<p>CES has long been the best place in the world to find a bunch of insane and impractical home appliances. Last year saw the category reach its drunk-on-tech nadir, best exemplified by Samsung's incongruous efforts to push Evernote onto …

Detox! Smoothies, salads and more to start 2014 on a healthy note

With the new year comes a host of resolutions to eat less and exercise more—intentions that are often all but forgotten come mid-February. So why not focus on simple strategies that will rid your body of holiday overindulgences <i>and</i> make you feel better and brighter all year long? Take that, broken …

Gorgeous glass sculptures let you see into the world's most deadly viruses

Viruses are usually depicted as ugly, scary, almost weapon-like blobs just waiting to meddle inside of your body, but Luke Jerram sees them as something different. There isn't really a color to viruses after all — they're smaller than the wavelength of visible light — and as mere smears when viewed …

31 Delicious Low-Carb Breakfasts For A Healthy New Year

It's time to kick that bagel-a-day habit.

Breakfast

Chinese Supercomputer Retains Title Of World's Fastest

A "Made in China" supercomputer that can perform 33.9 petaflops, or 33 quadrillion calculations per second, retains its top spot in the list of the world's 500 most powerful machines.<p>Tianhe-2, or Milky Way-2, is still No. 1, where it debuted in the list issued in June. In fact, the top 5 slots are …

Fizzy drinks can change your brain, warn scientists

Research on rats indicates that protein levels in the brain can be altered by consuming too many sugary soft drinks<p>Fans of fizzy pop have been urged to think before they drink after research suggested sugary beverages could “profoundly” change the brain.<p>Drinking a sweet drink over a long period can …

Diabetes

Bird Flu Strain Jumps From Animals To People For The First Time

H6N1 bird flu has been identified in a woman in Taiwan.<p>A common strain of bird flu that had previously only infected poultry has reached what's reported to be its first human patient, according to a study released in the <i>Lancet Respiratory Medicine</i> today.<p>Earlier this spring, the Taiwanese woman came …

Against Medical Recommendations, FDA Approves Potent New Painkiller

The FDA's medical advisory board voted against approving Zohydro, an opioid painkiller drug with up to 10 times more hydrocodone than Vicodin.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers prescription painkiller overdoses a public health epidemic, calling prescription drug abuse the …

Pain

Want to Save Lives? You Need a Map of What’s Doing Us In | WIRED

Author: Lee Simmons. Lee Simmons Science<p>Date of Publication: 11.15.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>Want to Save Lives?<br>You Need a Map of …

One missing gene makes others mutate - Futurity

The loss of a gene puts pressure on an organism to compensate, which leads to mutation in one or more different genes elsewhere in its genome.

Atoms

Are behavior, digestion linked for kids with autism? - Futurity

Children with autism have six-to-eight times more gastrointestinal trouble than typically developing children have, report researchers.

Autism

An Argentine car mechanic invents birthing tool inspired by wine corks

It all started with wine: Jorge Odón, a car mechanic in Argentina, was inspired by a YouTube video demonstrating the removal of a sunken bottle cork to invent — of all things — a new birthing device that's been enthusiastically endorsed by doctors, donors, and the World Health Organization.<p>Called …

Study: Odds Of Being Murdered Closely Tied To Social Networks

A team of scientists has confirmed something your parents probably warned you about as a teenager — that hanging out with the wrong crowd can be dangerous.<p>A study by two Yale University sociologists titled Network Exposure and Homicide Victimization in an African American Community found that some …

Forget the headlines – schizophrenia is more common than you might think

Which illness frightens you most? Cancer? Stroke? Dementia? To judge from tabloid coverage, the condition we should really fear isn't physical at all. "Scared of mum's schizophrenic attacks", "Knife-wielding schizophrenic woman in court", "Schizo stranger killed dad", "Rachel murder: schizo …

The Importance Of Diet In The First 1,000 Days

New research from the International Food Policy Research Institute looks at the economic rationale for spending money to avoid stunting. Physical and psychological stunting occurs when children receive inadequate nutrition in their first 1,000 days of life. Senior researcher John Hoddinott talks …

Developing Countries