Josie Osie

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America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

Fast food kills gut bacteria that can keep you slim, book claims

You probably didn’t need another reason to avoid fast food, but a prominent British researcher has one for you.<p>While highly processed ingredients and …

Biology

Foot “core” anyone?

America’s Best Cities for Foodies 2015

Readers ranked the city near the top for its food markets—no surprise, since the iconic Pike Place Market is a must-stop for many visitors. Locals, …

Meet The Startup That's Making Shoes Smarter

The world of apparel is moving in two new directions. More of the clothes we wear are destined to be better customized for our bodies thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones that can double up as scanners. (No tailors required.) They’re also becoming smarter, with startups and researchers looking at …

Customers

The USA's Top 10 Hiking Trails: From Coast To Coast

Going for a hike is as easy as tying your shoes and taking that first step into nature. It’s one of the best ways to enjoy the great outdoors and …

Anglo-Saxon cow bile and garlic potion kills MRSA

Microbiologists were astonished to find that not only did the salve clear up styes, but it also tackled the deadly superbug MRSA, which is resistant to many antibiotics.<p>A thousand-year-old medieval remedy for eye infections which was discovered in a manuscript in the British Library has been found …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

By Jay Cassano4 minute Read<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health …

Happiness

10 Creative Takes on Eggs Benedict

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Promising Alzheimer’s treatment on mice might lead to major breakthrough for humans

Researchers from the University of Queensland, Australia, have figured out how to treat mice suffering from a form of Alzheimer’s, <i>Ars Technica</i> …

Aetna Can't Escape Fee-For-Service Medicine 'Fast' Enough

It’s beginning to play like a broken record as Aetna (AET) becomes the latest health insurer to tell Wall Street it will increase value-based payments to doctors and hospitals beyond the nearly 1 in 3 dollars it has already committed.<p>Health plans are moving quickly from the traditional …

Health Care

Doctor Sells His Practice in New York, Buys Organic Farm & Begins Treating Patients Himself

Deaths from <i>correctly taken</i> prescription drugs number above 100,000 every year, which is just one of the main reasons why the popularity of natural …

The 2-Minute Workout for Strong and Powerful Glutes

<b>As an orthopedic surgeon and fitness expert, I am often asked about gluteal development.</b> The conversations about this muscle group are as common as …

The 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read, or Read Again, in 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is perhaps the rarest and most coveted asset an entrepreneur has in their life. The time to read is a crucial but often challenging feat to tackle on every entrepreneur’s to-do list. So when you take the time out of your hectic day …

Self-improvement

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Get ready to bust a move—and boost your bust.<p>Nothing short of surgery or gaining body fat can actually increase the size of your breasts. As for making them <i>look</i> bigger, well, that's why the chunk of change we spend on bras each year is larger than the GDP of Iceland.<p>Push-ups and padding aren't your …

Making Big Money In Concierge Medicine

<b>A rapidly transforming healthcare environment will enable a substantial number of investors and healthcare entrepreneurs focused on concierge medicine to become wealthy and possibly ultra-wealthy.</b><p>Among primary care and emergency room physicians, as well as a number of different types of specialists …

IKEA Sit/Stand Desk Review: I Can't Believe How Much I Like This

Standing desks are not cheap. Or at least, the extremely handy motorized ones aren't. That's why everyone—including this desk-agnostic …

Hidden in Plain Sight: Hiking and Birdwatching in Beverly Hills' Franklin Canyon

From ballet and modern dance to Lindy hop and hip-hop, African-American women have left indelible marks on the dance community.<p>The Lula Washington …

Best Hikes in the Parks: Trail Maps

Adventure<p>Olympic National Park, Washington<p><b>Hike and Climb Mount Olympus</b> <br>July and August<p><b>Round-Trip:</b> 40 Miles, 2 Days<p><b>Level:</b> Moderate Backpacking Trip; Challenging Peak Ascent<p>From the long approach through the old-growth Hoh rain forest to the top-of-the-world alpine summit, this is every inch a …

Hiking