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A Psychiatrist on SSRIs and Tapering Off of Antidepressants

Illustration by Manjit Thapp<p>Speculative but Promising<p>Toggle description<p>There’s momentum behind this concept, though it needs more research to …

Mental Health

Diaries Of A Trans Man: What It's Like To Have Bottom Surgery

In December of 2017, Basil Vaughn Soper looked down at his genitals and saw a penis for the first time. Basil is a transgender man, and co-director …

One Surprising Explanation for Why You Aren't Losing Weight

Photo by Susanne Alfredsson / EyeEm / Getty Images<p><i>A new study suggests people who have an easier time losing weight may have more of a certain type</i> …

‘They Were All Lawyered Up and Rudy Giuliani’d Up’

How the first federal investigation into the maker of OxyContin looked to overdose-affected families in western Virginia—and how it fell short.<p>In February 2001, a 39-year-old IT worker named Ed Bisch was summoned home to his working-class enclave of Philadelphia after taking a frantic call from his …

Corruption

8 Delicious Diabetes-Friendly Office Snacks

Almonds, pistachios, popcorn … your office desk drawer is probably already an arsenal of low-carb snack foods. With diabetes, these healthy snacks …

Understanding Gastric Bypass Weight Loss Surgery

Gastric bypass is a mixed weight loss surgery, utilizing both a decrease in stomach size and a partial bypass of the small intestine to limit calorie …

An Overview of Pancreatitis: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and More

Learn the signs and symptoms of pancreatitis with this review. If you have the condition, it's important that you be diagnosed and treated without …

This Blood-Sugar-Balancing Meal Prep Will Help You Avoid Hanger All Week Long

Whether you're diabetic, looking to increase your energy levels and alertness, or trying to maintain a happy weight by preparing your body to burn …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Smoothies You Should Try To Blast Belly Fat

Sometimes extra pounds are a result of this equation: eating processed foods=chronic inflammation=insulin resistance= weight gain. You can reduce …

50 Healthy Chicken Breast Recipes

No more boring bird! A fast and family-friendly weeknight staple, chicken is a go-to protein choice for busy family cooks. Americans love chicken and …

This Is the Most Popular Chicken Salad Recipe on Pinterest

You guys. <i>You guys</i>. Have you fully embraced the glory of chicken salad in your life? I didn't grow up eating chicken salad and honestly never really …

Healthy Eating

This Classic Tuna Mac Has a Few New Tricks

What we've got here is an updated take on a classic pasta salad that still leaves you eating something that feels familiar. There are no random peas, …

Recipes

13 Easy Lentil Recipes To Try Now That Soup Season Is Officially Over

Nachos, bowls, and dips that will get you through the sunshine season.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>17 Delicious Dishes Anyone Can Make With A Can Of Chickpeas<p>15 Meat-Free Burger Recipes That You're Going To Want To Try This Weekend<p>15 Actually Delicious Dinners You Can Make With Canned Tuna

Healthy Eating

Shrimp Boil Foil Packs

Neatly wrapped in individual foil packs, this quintessential shrimp boil is an equally enjoyable option for a fuss-free weeknight dinner or a weekend …

Recipes

The Case for Christ

• <b>Author:</b> Lee Strobel<p>Is there credible evidence that Jesus of Nazareth really is the Son of God? Retracing his own spiritual journey from atheism to faith, Lee Strobel, former legal editor of the Chicago Tribune, cross-examines a dozen experts with doctorates from schools like Cambridge, Princeton, …

Made to Crave

• <b>Author:</b> Lysa TerKeurst<p>From New York Times bestselling author of Uninvited and The Best Yes, Lysa TerKeurst brings you the missing link between a woman’s desire to be healthy and the spiritual empowerment necessary to make that happen.<p>The reality is we were made to crave. Craving isn’t a bad thing. …

Curious to Try the Keto Diet? Here's Everything You Can and Cannot Eat

The keto diet has been one of the most talked-about health trends in the past year. The low-carb, high-fat diet induces a state of ketosis in your body, creating ketones that burn fat instead of the glucose converted from carbohydrates. In other words, the keto (short for ketogenic) diet forces …

Build better peanut butter and jelly sandwiches: 6 tips from restaurant chefs

The peanut butter and jelly is the simplest sandwich in existence, right? Not once you start asking people the right way to make one.<p>We talked to six chefs across the country about their particular methods for crafting the classic, and they were as particular as you might expect.<p>Here’s how they do …

Breakfast

How to Make Natural Easter Egg Dye from Ingredients in Your Kitchen

Yes, it's been this easy to make homemade egg dyes all along.<p>Sometimes making things the old-fashioned way is best—and that's especially true when it …

Eggs

4 Pro Tips for Creating Beautiful Floral Arrangements

Truth be told, we’re pretty flower-obsessed. And with good reason: Nothing tops an amazing arrangement for adding color, beauty, and life to a room. (And the sweet fragrance is just the icing on the cake.) But when it comes to arranging flowers, let’s just say we’re not always… confident in our …

Decorations

Fifty Fifty

• <b>Author:</b> James Patterson & Candice Fox<p><b>The Instant #1 Bestseller</b> What are the chances that convicted killer Sam Blue is innocent of the serial murders of three young women? Determined to clear his name, no matter the cost to her career, Detective Harriet Blue accepts a risky reassignment to a remote …

How to Cook Acorn Squash

Grab a glass pan or baking sheet and preheat the oven to 400°F. Thoroughly wash the exterior of the acorn squash; then use a chef’s knife to slice …

Recipes

How to cook roast beef

When it comes to roast beef, the received wisdom is that it should always be cooked on the bone – whether it's a sirloin joint or rib roast – as the …

This Is the Most Popular Cauliflower Recipe on Pinterest

I can't get enough of cauliflower. I love roasting it and adding it to fresh salads, turning it into velvety soups, and transforming it into "rice" …

What Is The Difference Between Bitcoin and Ethereum?

Last year, thanks to stratospheric rises in value, lots of people became aware of the existence of Bitcoin, as well as another often-cited up-and-coming cryptocurrency, Ethereum.<p>For perspective – that means Bitcoin is currently held at around the same value as Unilever, whereas Ethereum has around …

Cryptocurrencies

Does Turmeric Help You Sleep? This Golden Milk Recipe Is The Perfect Nightcap

As someone who struggles with insomnia, I'm always trying new sleep remedies and teas to help me get a little more rest at night. Sometimes they …

11 Surprising Ways Your Body Can Change When You Become A Vegetarian

Everybody needs something different in order to feel their best, so what you decide to eat on a daily basis is <i>entirely</i> up to you. If you feel great …

11 Natural Flu Remedies That Can Make You Feel Better Faster (Or Avoid Getting Sick Entirely)

This flu season has hit the United States especially hard. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 37 children have died …

Breast cancer: Protein that drives metastasis uncovered

New research published in the journal <i>Oncogene</i> uncovers a protein that helps breast cancer to spread. The findings may lead to new therapies for …

2 formerly obese economists lost a combined 120 pounds in 18 months — here are the best tricks they used

Rob Barnett calls it the "fateful conversation."<p>He'd just appeared on a video for Bloomberg, where he worked as an economist, to discuss a recent news event.<p>Barnett asked a fellow Bloomberg economist, Christopher Payne, "Did you see my latest video?"<p>"Yeah, I saw it," Payne said. "Good …