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5 Resorts in Colombia for Broke and Fancy Travelers

Treat yourself to a hint of luxury, without shelling out the big bucks, at these five backpacker resorts in Colombia.<p>Design/Photo Editing: Nick Ross<p>Even the strongest backpacker renegades need to put down the pack, throw back a few cold ones, and stretch those weary legs now and then. F*ck Sandals …

19 Things You Didn't Know About Orgasms

Everything you've ever wanted to know about your big O: namely, how to have one—or your best one yet

How to combat the loneliness of space travel

Astronauts face many difficulties, but the lack of company can often be the most daunting. So for people who want to venture out into the final frontier, here are the best ways to beat the space blues – from tweeting to talking robots.<p>On March 28, 1934, Admiral Richard Byrd stood outside his …

Chris Hadfield

The 22 Best TED Talks for Fitness, Health, and Happiness Inspiration

If you have access to the Internet, you’ve likely seen one: We’re talking about TED Talks.<p>These live-recorded videos are inspirational life lessons …

ADHD Drug Emergencies Quadrupled In 6 Years, Says Government Report

National data released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) show that Ritalin, Adderall, and other ADHD drugs sent almost 23,000 young adults to the emergency room in 2011, a more than four-fold increase from 2005, when just 5,600 such visits were reported.The …

Essential Yoga Poses for Beginners

Did the poses taught in your first yoga class pass in one ear and out the other in a blur of confusion as you tried to register what the teacher was …

Greatist Podcast: Improving Productivity Through Yoga

In this episode of the Greatist Podcast, yoga guru and Greatist Expert Rebecca Pacheco talks about how to carry the benefits of exercise beyond the …

What Is Cognitive Remediation in Psychiatric Practice and Why Do We Need It?

John is now 23 years old. At 17, he developed schizophrenia, a serious and persistent mental illness that typically interferes with a person's ability to function in school, work and in the family. At first, his symptoms were very obvious and troubling: He was paranoid, heard voices telling him bad …

Anorexia

Latest Medical, Nutrition, Fitness News

Ohio's attorney general says he's encouraged by the start of talks to pursue a settlement with pharmaceutical companies and distributors facing …

Alex Azar

L.I.F.E.: Love, Imagine, Feel, Experience

To think about love is probably as old as mankind. How many tales have been written? How many ballads been sung? Oh, how many have compared someone to a summer's day? Yet, I don't want to think about love. I have done that to every extent. Enough of the thinking. I want to start feeling. To feel …

New study on ‘hooking up’ finds no sexual sea change

The rise of so-called “hook-up culture” has afforded some writers the opportunity to spin hay into media gold over the past few years. Hanna Rosin in the Atlantic Monthly, and even the New York Times Style section have taken it for granted that hooking up is a new norm.<p>“Traditional dating in …

Brazil

Physical Benefits Of Aromatherapy Aromatherapy has come under harsh scrutiny as a complementary treatment, yet research continues to prove the undeniable value. Topically, many solutions composed of essential oils used in aromatherapy massage are being used today in oncology units, children's specialty medical centers and for sporting injuries. Better Health Channel of Canada suggests that with the right aromatherapist, there is significant evidence linking low risk with benefits to improved health conditions and prevention. **As always, aromatherapy is not appropriate for all medical conditions. Expert advice from a qualified practitioner or licensed health professional is strongly encouraged. Read more: http://www.livestrong.com/article/157721-physical-benefits-of-aromatherapy/#ixzz2KpWRTbW6

The Many Benefits of Beets

1.) Brain and Energy Boost<br>Beets are high in natural nitrates, which are converted to nitric oxide in the body. Nitric oxide is known to expand the …

How To Make Kale Chips

The Amazing Benefits of Turmeric

Aside from the holistic health community, Western medical practitioners have only recently come on board in recognizing the benefits of turmeric.<p>In …

Underground Health Reporter

MCT Fats Found In Coconut Oil Boost Brain Function In Only One Dose

Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs), the primary type of fat found within coconut oil, have been found to boost cognitive performance in older adults …

13 Medicinal Plants Worth Planting

• <b>Aloe Vera</b><p>The aloe vera grows only under the sun with well drained dry or moist soil. Although the plant tastes like turd, it’s still edible. The sap …

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All natural body spray recipe: Aromatherapy at its best.

Basic body spray recipe<p><b>You’ll need:</b><p>8 oz. distilled water<br>1 Tbs witch hazel (found in most grocery or drug stores)<br>20 – 30 drops of essential oils (more …

Essential Oils

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Ian York's answer to Why doesn't HIV spread via mosquitoes or other biting arthropods?

Mosquitos transfer at most 1/100,000 of a milliliter of blood. For pathogens, like HIV, that don't replicate in the mosquito, there would need to be …

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Clinton Koch's answer to What is the truth about the nutrition of avocados? I’ve heard they are very nutritious, but also very fattening.

Many recent studies on the avocado have shown it is a superfood of nutrition. Monosaturated fatty acids are being linked with a trimmer figure in …

Tourism

Five Things You Must Buy in the Caribbean - And One Thing You Never Should

Step away from the two-for-$20 T-shirts, the made-in-China tchotchkes, and the hackneyed shot glasses. When it comes to Caribbean souvenirs, you can do <i>much</i> better than that tired old tourist tat. Here are five of my favorite Caribbean must-buys, plus one thing you absolutely, positively <i>never</i> should …

Daniel Kearns's answer to What is Lance Armstrong like in person?

I've met him, and 'hung out' with him on several occasions. He is rude, arrogant, and basically about the biggest jerk in public you could possibly …

Swaminathan Pasupathy's answer to What can I learn/know right now in 10 minutes that will be useful for the rest of my life?

<b>Is your sleeping pattern irregular (</b> or rather unconventional)<b>? Want to sleep less?</b> <b><br>Here is one of the greatest sleep hack...</b><p>Scientists really don’t …