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People With Bipolar Disorder More Likely To Die Younger, Study Finds

People with bipolar disorder are more likely to die earlier, a new study of Swedish adults suggests.<p>Researchers from Stanford University found an association between having bipolar disorder and dying an average of nine years earlier than the rest of the general population for women, and …

HPV virus 'linked to third of throat cancer cases'

<b>One third of people diagnosed with throat cancer are infected with a form of the HPV virus, a study suggests.</b><p>HPV (human papillomavirus) is the major cause of cervical cancer, and the virus is known to spread through genital or oral contact.<p>Actor Michael Douglas is reported to have spoken about the …

Cannabis for Elders: A Precarious State

Those who stand to benefit most from medical marijuana have the hardest time getting it.<p>Margo Bauer was desperate. Dealing with chronic nausea and frequent bouts of vomiting -- both attributed to her multiple sclerosis -- the retired nurse was constantly exhausted and in pain. That was, until she …

Can Elderly Patients With Dementia Consent To Sex?

Bryan Gruley, reporter-at-large for Bloomberg News, talks with Melissa Block about his two-part feature story on sex and nursing home patients with dementia. One key question is whether those with dementia are truly able to consent. How nursing homes deal with this, or not, is increasingly becoming …

That One Time I Went Nuts: Why Mental Health Care Matters

I don’t like the word “crazy”. It leaves a bitter taste in my mouth, and it's a term I have run from in my life. I don’t want to be crazy. I don’t …

How A Family Copes With Schizophrenia And Suicide

Homer Bell was 54 years old when he killed himself in April in a very public way — he laid down his head in front of a stopped bus in his hometown of Hartford, Conn. It was the last act in a life filled with struggle, as Bell and his family endured his schizophrenia.<p>At a time when there are calls …

Kitten Nearly Dies On Vegan Diet, Gets Healed With Meat

A kitten who nearly died after its owners fed it a strict vegan diet was nursed back to health with 20 CCs of meat.<p>It turns out that a diet of potatoes, rice milk and pasta is bad for pussy. Veterinarians in Australia who cared for a violently ill vegan kitten are warning pet owners not to "force …

Student Banned From Carrying Guinea Pig on College Campus Receives $40,000 Settlement

In a major victory for depressed guinea pig owners everywhere, Kendra Velzen won a $40,000 settlement from Grand Valley State University after the …

The new social workers of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is an interesting place to practice social work. It's a country which, officially, had no social problems because it was part of the …

Build Habits That Stick by Anchoring Them to Your Old Habits

Creating good, lasting habits isn't easy, especially if you think you have a limited supply of willpower. Give yourself a better chance of building …

Study: People Can Be Trained in Compassion

Equipped with a meditation room for scientific research and a brain-imaging lab, researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison examined, for the …

Mindfulness

MACH system from MIT can coach those with social anxiety

Plenty of people out there have a serious phobia of public speaking and there are tons of other disorders, such as Asperger's, that severely limit a person's ability to handle even simple social interactions. M. Ehsan Hoque, a student at the MIT Media Lab, has made these subjects the focus of her …

What President Obama's Mental Health Summit Left Out

Under his administration and prior ones, the treatment of mentally ill inmates by the Bureau of Prisons has generated harrowing allegations of abuse and neglect.<p>Pledging to do his part to "bring mental illness out of the shadows," President Barack Obama on Monday delivered a poignant speech on …

Lentil Soup with Coriander and Cumin

<i>This hearty, fragrant, richly spiced lentil soup can be cooked in the pressure cooker in about a half hour or on the stove in an hour.</i><p>Is there a word …

Zucchini Quinoa Burgers Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> These delicious, seasonal burgers may seem time intensive at first, but fear not: once you have your quinoa and chickpeas cooked, they're really a snap, and they showcase the flavor potential of veggie burgers perfectly. If you need to, you can go ahead and used canned, organic beans. …

Appetizer Recipe: Garlic & Coriander Quick-Pickled Baby Carrots

Trim and peel the carrots and cut them in half lengthwise.<p>Bring a saucepan of water to a boil. Add the carrots and blanch until crisp-tender, about 2 …

Tomato Rice (Tamatar Biryani) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> We made this rice for Raghavan Iyer -- Cookbook Author, Magazine Writer, Culinary Educator -- and I'm thanking him for writing this recipe. - pauljoseph <br>—pauljoseph<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> We are in love with pauljoseph's Tomato Rice -- it's loaded with aromatics and layers of heat but so …

Vegetarian Matzo Ball Soup

This dish has been in rotation in our house for probably 15 years or so. It has survived every culinary trend -- and my own crazy proclamations about …

Raising A Vegetarian

There are many reasons for the vegetarian and vegan lifestyles. Many people have moral issues with the way meat is conventionally raised. Cutting the …

Spiced Coconut Lentil Soup Recipe

Spiced Coconut Lentil Soup Recipe from Food Republic• 1/2 large red onion, finely chopped<br>• 1/2 red chili<br>• thumbsize piece ginger, peeled<br>• 1 clove garlic<br>• 1 cup …

Recipes

Black Bean & Quinoa Soup | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Preheat a 4 quart pot over medium heat. Saute onion in olive oil with a pinch of salt for about 5 minutes, until translucent. Add garlic and saute …

Hold the Cream: 5 Vegan Substitutes That Are Just as Good

Heavy cream can elevate many dishes, but its high saturated fat and calorie content doesn't exactly make it the healthiest option. And if you're …

Vegan

English Muffins

English muffins are one of the first foods I can remember eating. My mom has always liked eating breakfast at diners, and as a child I would …

Soda Recipe: Homemade Ginger Ale

Peel and finely grate the ginger (I use a Microplane). You should have about 2 tablespoons of grated gingerroot.<p>Bring the water to a boil in a small …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Summer Books: 15 New Releases To Put On Your Reading List

These 15 new books for May include stirring new fiction from Isabel Allende, a memoir from a 6'7" librarian struggling with Tourette's syndrome, a hilarious novel of a young man's job as a bird tracker and more.