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So THAT'S The Difference Between Alzheimer's And Dementia

Breaking down what you need to know about the brain conditions.<p>Seeing someone you love like a parent or grandparent experience memory loss can be crushing. However, just because someone starts having slip-ups doesn’t automatically mean they’re showing signs of Alzheimer’s disease.<p>It could, of …

Alzheimer's Disease

Preventing Palestine review: a fine history of Israel's negation of a nation

Why were Palestinians unable to move freely in the same space where I, a US citizen, could come and go as I pleased? Seth Anziska<p>This splendid book by a young American Jewish scholar is the product of an early emotional and intellectual transformation.<p>Seth Anziska was “raised with a strong …

Books

12 Documents to Organize Now—Before It's Too Late

Don't leave a burden for your next of kin.<p>1 Will<p>Getty Images<p><b>Why you need it:</b> To choose an executor and spell out your final wishes for how your estate should be distributed after you die.<p><b>What happens without it:</b> You die "intestate" and your assets go through probate, where your state's intestacy …

Young Christians are leaving the church – Here’s why

A new, 2018 Pew Research Center Report polled a growing group in America: “religious nones.” This group describes themselves as “nothing in particular” when asked if they identify with a specific religious group. The vast majority are ex-Christians, and most are under the age of 35. Pew asked a …

Religion

The Largest Ever Clinical Study on Vitamin D Shows We're Wrong About Its Benefits

"We have created another pseudo-disease."<p>We are still in love with vitamins a century after they were discovered, with half the US and UK population …

Wellness

If you think God looks at you and sees ugliness – know this

One day when I was in my 20s, I was struggling with a lot of guilt and shame because I felt like the only thing God ever saw about me was my sin and brokenness. God must’ve told my mother.<p>I came into the dining room where my mom was and she said, “Joshua, look at that angel up there on the shelf,” …

Faith

15 Terrifying Nonfiction Books That Read Like Horror

If you’re a fan of reading horror, you’re already familiar with the qualities of a great horror novel: surprise, suspense, shock, maybe even a little …

Ebola

How Your Brain Tricks You Into Believing Fake News

Sitting in front of a computer not long ago, a tenured history professor faced a challenge that billions of us do every day: deciding whether to …

Fake News

The One Fat-Burning Tea You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Weight Fast, According To Nutritionists

It can be a challenge to burn fat and lose weight and even regular workouts may fail to get you the fast results you want. Maintaining a healthy diet …

The terrible 'what if': how OCD makes every day a matter of life or death

OCD is often called the 'doubting disease' because deep down, the sufferer knows the thoughts are irrational.<p>The first time I thought someone contaminated my food was at the Paramus Park mall food court when I was 12. As the employee handed me an extra gooey Cinnabon nestled in crinkly tissue, I …

Mental Disorders

Gargling salt water is a seriously under-rated hack for fighting inflammation

You wake up in the morning with a telltale tickle in your throat. <i>Ruh roh.</i> Is it the first symptom of a cold, the flu, or—<i>gulp</i>—strep throat? Before …

'Spectacular' ancient public library discovered in Germany

The remains of the oldest public library in Germany, a building erected almost two millennia ago that may have housed up to 20,000 scrolls, have been discovered in the middle of Cologne.<p>The walls were first uncovered in 2017, during an excavation on the grounds of a Protestant church in the centre …

Libraries

12 No-Equipment Exercises Top Trainers Swear By

If you've ever skipped out on your workout because you were a) short on time, b) in a cramped space, or c) lacking your usual dumbbells or resistance …

Workouts

The 10 Frozen Foods This Nutritionist Always Buys at Costco

Within the last year, Costco has become one of my favorite places to shop — especially when I'm looking to save money on healthy and organic foods. …

Vegetables

Health Insurers Are Vacuuming Up Details About You — And It Could Raise Your Rates

To an outsider, the fancy booths at a June health insurance industry gathering in San Diego, Calif., aren't very compelling: a handful of companies pitching "lifestyle" data and salespeople touting jargony phrases like "social determinants of health."<p>But dig deeper and the implications of what …

Health Care

To my three little girls from their dad: I treasure what you are teaching me about how to live life

You are my three little girls but I know you won’t stay that way for long. I don’t fully realize it yet but somehow I know these are the days I'm going to miss the most.<p>The days of chasing down ice cream trucks, running through sprinklers, family movie nights, and hide-and-seek.<p>These are the days …

Parenting

The Death of a Parent Affects Even Grown Children Psychologically and Physically

Grief is both real and measurable. Scientists now know that the death or your father or mother will forever alter your brain chemistry and may also …

Parenting In The Age Of Screens: Here's What The Experts Do

<i>A version of this piece ran in February 2018.</i><p>Parents today struggle to set screen time guidelines.<p>One big reason is a lack of role models. Grandma doesn't have any tried-and-true sayings about iPad time. This stuff is just too new.<p>But many experts on kids and media are also parents themselves. So …

Stony Brook University

Monsanto 'bullied scientists' and hid weedkiller cancer risk, lawyer tells court

Monsanto has long worked to “bully scientists” and suppress evidence of the cancer risks of its popular weedkiller, a lawyer argued on Monday in a landmark lawsuit against the global chemical corporation.<p>“Monsanto has specifically gone out of its way to bully … and to fight independent …

San Francisco

15 minutes of exercise can make a new skill stick

As little as a single 15-minute bout of cardiovascular exercise increases brain connectivity and efficiency, according to new research.<p>If you want to …

The darker side of living to 100

While the ageing of society has become one of the givens in today's world, less is made of the lived experience of the very elderly in society. And although there is some suggestion that the much trumpeted steady expansion of the human lifespan has begun to slow down, the numbers of very old people …

What This Navient Lawsuit Means For Your Student Loans

California is now the fourth and largest U.S. state to file a lawsuit against Navient, the nation’s largest student loan servicer.<p>If you have a student loan, there is a good chance that it may be serviced by Navient. Navient, which spun off from Sallie Mae, has more than 12 million customers and …

College & University

A Google Executive Just Admitted a Frightening Truth About Its Search Engine. Here It Is in 5 Words

Well, this should make a few people think a little more.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You do it all the time, don't you?<p>You're at a restaurant, in a bar, on a train, or merely prostrate on the sofa when a question comes …

An unexpected discovery -- years after a devastating phone call

I was not prepared for the phone call I received on May 26, 1994. It came from my mother, who was letting me know she was worried.<p>“Joshua, I’m just calling because I want to remind you to be careful today. There was a teenage girl who was killed in a horrible car accident this morning.”<p>“Where did …

Hung Up

Gillian Flynn: ‘Agatha Christie blew my mind. Every character was evil’

I refuse to call Flowers in the Attic a guilty pleasure because I don’t feel guilty about it. It’s entirely delightful<p><b>The book I am currently reading</b><br>I’m rereading <i>Columbine</i> by Dave Cullen. In the light of the recent high school shootings here, it felt like a book I should revisit. There are so many …

Books

This Easy Hack Will Keep Your Berries Fresher Longer

For every 10 fresh berries you manage to pop into your mouth and enjoy, there are approximately two* that end up covered in fuzzy mold in the blink …

Call suicide by what it is: the cause of death

As is often the case when flying I was rewarded for offering a greeting to my row mate on the plane with a bit of insight and knowledge I’d have …

This Is the Easiest Way to Break a Bad Habit, According to a Psychologist

Though it doesn't exactly bode well for my looming deadline, it's rather pertinent that as I write this, I'm searching for words through a soupy …

The One Carb You Should Avoid Because It Slows Down Your Metabolism In The Morning

It’s ok to eat carbs for breakfast. In fact they’re a great source of fiber and protein. Carbs give you energy and keeps your metabolism on the fat …

Nutrition

On Mindfulness

Over the past 25 years, <i>Tricycle</i> has covered the mindfulness movement from a variety of perspectives. We’ve shared practice instructions by Buddhist …