Kelly Lim

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This is a <b>real panda</b>! <br>China has this “panda diplomacy” and this one will be sent to Japan as an friendship envoy. For the safety reason he sits as a passenger with his feeder, not in a cage. Fastening the seat belt, wearing a diaper, eating bamboos

You Are the Placebo

• <b>Author:</b> Dr. Joe Dispenza<p>Is it possible to heal by thought alone—without drugs or surgery? The truth is that it happens more often than you might expect. In <i>You Are the Placebo</i>, <b>Dr. Joe Dispenza</b> shares numerous documented cases of those who reversed cancer, heart disease, depression, crippling …

Deliver Us from Evil: A New York City Cop Investigates the Supernatural

• <b>Author:</b> Ralph Sarchie & Lisa Collier Cool<p><b>Demonic possession. Exorcism. Haunted Houses. Satanic Rituals.</b> <b>For most people this is the stuff of nightmares, horror movies, folklore, and superstition. For New York City police Sergeant Ralph Sarchie, it's as real—and dangerous—as midnight patrol . . .</b> A …

Indian boy has 232 teeth removed

Surgeons in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager in what they believe may be a world-record operation.<p>Ashik Gavai, 17, sought medical help for a swelling on the right side of his lower jaw and the case was referred to the city's JJ hospital, where they found he was …

Childhood vaccines are safe. Seriously.

Children should get vaccinated against preventable and potentially deadly diseases. Period.<p>That's what a project that screened more than 20,000 scientific titles and 67 papers on vaccine safety concludes this week. The review appears in the latest edition of the medical journal Pediatrics.<p>The …

Medical myths: What doctors thought they didn't need to say

Common knowledge when it comes to all things health and medicine might not be so common after all.<p>Inspired by a topic on Reddit, CNN reached out to health care providers, seeking stories of patients armed with surprising medical misinformation.<p>The responses ranged from amusing to concerning. We …

What makes me so tasty? 5 myths about mosquito bites

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just about everyone can agree that mosquitoes are more than a little annoying. They bite, the bites itch and the repellent stinks. Even more disturbing are the incurable viruses these tiny predators can carry, including West Nile, malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever and chikungunya.<p>But just …

New York legalizes medical marijuana

<b>(CNN) —</b> New York became the latest state to permit the use of medical marijuana on Monday.<p>At a news conference in New York City, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act, which allows doctors to prescribe marijuana in a nonsmokable form to patients with serious ailments that are …

Postpartum depression: One mom's mission becomes a movement

<b>(CNN) —</b> After Katherine Stone's first child, a son, was born 12 years ago, she immediately felt "super anxious."<p>Her son had jaundice, a relatively common yellow discoloration of a newborn's skin and eyes. "I thought he was going to die," said Stone, an Atlanta mom of two.<p>When hospital staff wanted …

Medical marijuana research stalls after Arizona professor is let go

A well-known medical marijuana researcher at the University of Arizona says a study she's been planning for four years has cost her her job.<p>Dr. Sue Sisley, a clinical assistant professor in the college of medicine, has been with the university for nearly eight years in several capacities. She has …

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

Lance Armstrong in Purgatory: The After-Life

After a great fall, what do we remember? We remember the cheating, and the lies. We remember the cult of personality that we eagerly embraced, and then felt betrayed by. But what of the man who fell? What about the work he didn't cheat at? What about the 16 years Lance Armstrong spent building a …

Cycling

The Romantic Power of Music

Recent studies show that musical ability might be a sexually selected trait.<p>On a snowy day in Berlin, two days after Christmas 1841, Franz Liszt strode out onto the stage at the Berliner Singakademie concert hall. He sat at his grand piano in profile, beads of sweat forming on his forehead. He was …

Studying music increases blood flow to the brain

8 May 2014, 15:04<p>30 minutes of musical training can increase blood flow to the left hemisphere of the brain, so says a new study carried out by the …

The Brain

Here Are Some Adults Describing The Utterly Awful Things They Did At School

I asked friends and colleagues for anonymous submissions and I have come to the conclusion that the education system breeds sociopaths.<p>One time the music department bought keyboards for everyone. We immediately discovered that these keyboards could make synthesized cow and sheep noises. Naturally …

Education Policy

Nationality, identity and the pledge of allegiance

When the moment finally arrived, 86 of us stood up to utter 31 sacred words.<p>I raised my right hand. My heart was pounding. All those years spent in public schools in America, I'd refrained from saying the Pledge of Allegiance. It was wrong to say it when my loyalties lay elsewhere.<p>But that changed …

Blood Pressure and Alzheimer's Risk: What's the Connection?

Something as simple as taking a drug that costs pennies a day could one day reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease. That’s the intriguing finding …