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Daughter refuses help with her ADHD, but parents are afraid she’s wasting her potential

<i>Q: My highly intelligent 16-year-old daughter was diagnosed this year with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. We are seeing a therapist who has suggested ways that we and the school can support her, but she is rejecting all of them. She acts very agreeably in the therapist’s office but then</i> …


Meet The Acne Treatment Pill You Probably Haven't Heard About

It's magical.<p>It's magical.<p>530<p>SHARES<p>Acne treatments. If you're reading this, you've likely already read about almost all of them in existence. You …

Skin Care

How to Make Your Skincare Products Work 10 Times Better

Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring agent in our bodies—it helps to cushion and lubricate joints, nerves, hair, skin, and eyes. It has this …

Skin Care

What Steve Bannon Wants You to Read

President Trump’s strategic adviser is elevating a once-obscure network of political thinkers.<p>The first weeks of the Trump presidency have brought as much focus on the White House’s chief strategist, Steve Bannon, as on the new president himself. But if Bannon has been the driving force behind the …

Donald Trump

Want to Improve Brain Functioning? Neuroscience Says to Start Reading This Immediately (It's Not What You Think) |

I can't tell you the number of times I've visited a coworking space or other such entrepreneur hangout and seen cult favorites like <i>Lean Startup</i>, <i>ReWork</i>, and <i>Lean In</i> fill the shelves.<p>There's nothing wrong with that, of course. Nonfiction has its place, and plenty of people have felt more educated and …

The Brain

The Best Books Of 2016, According To Goodreads Users

As voted by the readers.


The 10 Best Books Of 2016 Faced Tough Topics Head On

I hesitate to say it, but the one word that characterizes my best books of 2016 list is "serious." These books aren't grim and they're certainly not dull, but collectively they're serious about tackling big, sometimes difficult subjects — and they're also distinguished by seriously good writing. …


How to Salvage Syria

Donald Trump wants to smash ISIS. We agree. But he can do so by giving a large number of Syrians what they’ve always wanted: American protection.<p>The …

Middle East

This Is What Ina Garten Is Making for Thanksgiving This Year

Ina Garten loves Thanksgiving. “It’s my favorite holiday of the year because it’s all about the food,” she laughs. “You invite your best friends, your closest family members—it’s just a great time.” But what’s the Barefoot Contessa’s trick to pulling off the perfect meal? Planning ahead, by cooking …

19 Beauty Products You Need When You're Feeling Stressed AF

You voted. You made your voice heard. And now…there’s nothing to do but sit and wait until the polls close and the election is decided. Yeah, not stressful at all. Since you and I...

10 Dermatologist-Approved Acne Treatments to Try Right Now

Got bumps, spots, or zits you can't seem to tackle? Don't stress. (For real—it's terrible for your skin.) Ten top dermatologists from around the country weigh in on their favorite anti-acne treatments, products, and creams to help you weather the storm that is any kind of breakout.

Skin Care

Martha Stewart's Upside-Down Turkey

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper<br>• 1 whole turkey (14 pounds), patted dry<br>• 1 loaf ciabatta bread (1 pound)<br>• 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature<br>• 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth<br>• Halved fresh figs, red, black, and green grapes; and sage and thyme sprigs, for serving<p><b>Preparation</b><p>In a small …

How smartphone light affects your brain and body

There's something incredibly powerful about the blue lights that the designers of our smartphone, tablet, and laptop screens have been able to create. The lights in these screens glow so bright that we can see them even during a sunny day. At night, they're bright enough that they've been compared …

My daughter has my eyes, my hair and my ADHD

My mother wisely warned me that it is naive for young parents to imagine that their children will inherit only the traits they most admire in their spouses and themselves. She advised us to be realistic about the beautiful creatures we created and reminded us that our children are every bit as …


4 Spectacular and Historic New York City Carriage Houses

From Brooklyn Heights to the Upper East Side, tour the city’s most beautiful (and storied) carriage houses<p>Carriage houses make up some of New York’s most stunning and unique historic properties. New Yorkers began building them in the late 18th century to store horses and carriages, the only real …

The 10 Paint Colors Designers Always Use

There's a reason they turn to these shades over and over again.<p>With hundreds of shades to choose from, go straight to the best. These tried-and-true paint colors work for the pros, so they're sure to hit the right note in your home too.

Home Decorating

31 Holy Grail Beauty Products That Actually Follow Through On Their Claims

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Skin Care

Bernie Sanders Says Sympathetic Things About Donald Trump Supporters

He also rips the man they love.<p>So that was a bit of a surprise.<p>During an appearance on “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” former presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders had some sympathetic words for Donald Trump’s supporters.<p>Avoiding the “deplorables” label controversially pasted on them by former …

Donald Trump

These are the skincare products you must never use together

Lemon and mint, peanut butter and jelly, macaroni and cheese, Victoria and David… some pairs are truly a match made in heaven. But in the case of …

Aussie fisherman goes for a 'swim' during lunch break...feeds whole village

"All of it would have been used. We took it straight to the [nearby island] village and probably ended up feeding 400 people with it.<p>"We caught maybe …

3 Strategies to Bring Back Multifunctional Teams

Cognitive Science has lessons for getting disparate team members to work together.<p>Last week, I attended the Cognitive Science Society conference. Cognitive Science is an interdisciplinary field that studies the mind. It brings together psychologists, computer scientists, neuroscientists, …

8 Toxic Ingredients You Should Never Use in Your Skincare Routine

Last month, I had the opportunity to visit Tata Harper's farm in Vermont, and it blew my mind. It should not have been so shocking. I've been a fan …

What is intermittent fasting, and is it healthy?

When you hear the word "fasting," you probably think of gimmicky diets—and, um, feeling "hangry." But a growing body of research suggests that cycling super low-calorie days into your normal eating plan could potentially improve your health (more on that later). But before you skip lunch and let …

Holistic Medicine

Sleep: A New Treatment for ADHD?

Everyone knows how important sleep is, and parents all over the world will tell you how important sleep is for their children. A poor night's sleep cannot only ruin a child's day, but his/her Mom's, Dad's and teacher's day as well. The effects of poor sleep are especially heightened in children who …

18 Foods You Should Eat More Of If You Need To Poop

Your gut will thank us.

Healthy Eating


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Sables Bretons: French salted butter cookies

4K<p>1K<p>5<p>Shares 5K<p>Shortly after I had moved to France, I made dinner for friends in my apartment, which we finished up with a chocolate tart, which I …

30 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

For these small towns, summer is the best (and prettiest!) time to visit.<p>You should add these to your travel plans ASAP.

5 Scary Things That Happen When You Don't Brush Your Teeth

The health of your mouth predicts the health of basically every other part of you.<p>You know you're supposed to brush every day and visit your dentist at least once a year. (I'm assuming. If not, now you do.) Technically, you're also supposed to floss at least once a day and squeeze in a round (or …

Dental Care

This New Hair-Color Treatment Is Like Olaplex for Your Shower

If you bleach your hair, then you've heard of Olaplex, the groundbreaking product that changed hair coloring forever. Created to be used in the salon alongside the application of bleach, the formula counteracts the negative effects of bleaching by building protective bonds in your hair. The brand …