How Prejudice Pushes Low-income People Onto An Unhealthy Diet
How Prejudice Pushes Low-income People Onto An Unhealthy Diet
in Healing Diet by Kelly J Hodgins, University of Guelph
As consumers become increasingly dissatisfied with conventional, large-scale food systems, they are seeking ways to…
Is The Food Industry Conspiring To Make You Fat?
Is The Food Industry Conspiring To Make You Fat?
in Healing Diet by Sara FL Kirk and Jessie-Lee McIsaac, Dalhousie University
The scent of baked goods wafts towards you as the supermarket doors glide open. Your stomach rumbles and your mouth…
Why Climate Change Has Changed The Way I Think About Science
Why Climate Change Has Changed The Way I Think About Science
in Science & Technology by Sophie Lewis, Australian National University
I’ve wanted to be a scientist since I was five years old. My idea of a scientist was someone in a lab, making…
Legal Weed: An Accidental Solution To The Opioid Crisis?
Legal Weed: An Accidental Solution To The Opioid Crisis?
in Herbs & Supplements by Stephanie Lake and M-J Milloy, University of British Columbia
It’s hard to go a day in Canada without hearing about at least one of two types of drugs – but for vastly different…
How Safe Are Heartburn Medications And Who Should Use Them?
How Safe Are Heartburn Medications And Who Should Use Them?
in Diseases & Conditions by Vincent Ho, Western Sydney University
Many people suffer regularly from heartburn - a burning feeling in the chest caused by stomach acid travelling up the…
What Happened When We Introduced Four-year-olds To An Old People's Home
What Happened When We Introduced Four-year-olds To An Old People's Home
in Leisure & Creativity by Melrose Stewart, University of Birmingham and Malcolm Johnson, University of Bath
The two episodes of Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds set out to explore the increasing isolation of older people…
Microbes Have Their Own Version Of The Internet
Microbes Have Their Own Version Of The Internet
in Science & Technology by Predrag Slijepcevic, Brunel University London
Creating a huge global network connecting billions of individuals might be one of humanity’s greatest achievements to…
This Math Puzzle Will Help You Plan Your Next Party
This Math Puzzle Will Help You Plan Your Next Party
in Leisure & Creativity by Gary Chartrand, Harvey Mudd College, and Ping Zhang, Western Michigan University
Let’s say you’re planning your next party and agonizing over the guest list. To whom should you send invitations? What…
Voluntary Steps Are Failing To Shrink Algae Blooms And Dead Zones
Voluntary Steps Are Failing To Shrink Algae Blooms And Dead Zones
in Environmental Health by Donald Scavia, University of Michigan
Summer is the season for harmful algae blooms in many U.S. lakes and bays
Why Genetic Home Testing Is not Such A Great Guide To Your Ancestry Or Disease Risk
Why Genetic Home Testing Is Not Such A Great Guide To Your Ancestry Or Disease Risk
in Science & Technology by Jonathan Pettitt, University of Aberdeen
Genetic variation is an unavoidable feature of life. As a consequence of this – and unless you are an identical twin –…
Is Walking Enough Exercise?
Is Walking Enough Exercise?
in Fitness & Exercise by Megan Teychenne and Clint Miller, Deakin University
Walking leads to a remarkable reduction in the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, some cancers, arthritis,…
The importance of heart health in women has for many years been invisible.
Women's Heart Attacks Symptoms Are Often Dismissed As Something Else
in Diseases & Conditions by Patricia Davidson, Johns Hopkins University
In the United States, nearly 290,000 women died from heart disease in 2013 – that’s about one in every four female…
The average American consumes 620 pounds of dairy each year.
Are Blood Infections In Cattle Is Linked To Breast Cancer In Humans?
in Healing Diet by Meredith Frie, Michigan State University
Humans began domesticating animals for food over 10,000 years ago, cultivating a close relationship with animals over…
What Is Silicosis and Why Is It Making A Comeback?
What Is Silicosis and Why Is It Making A Comeback?
in Diseases & Conditions by Susan Miles, University of Newcastle
Silicosis is a group of occupational lung diseases caused by breathing in silica dust.
Are High Heels Bad For Your Health?
Are High Heels Bad For Your Health?
in Fitness & Exercise by Max Barnish, University of Exeter and Heather May Morgan, University of Aberdeen
There is copious research into the manifold ways that high heels affect their wearers’ well-being
Why Elvis Presley Was Paid A King’s Ransom For Sub-par Movies
Why Elvis Presley Was Paid A King’s Ransom For Sub-par Movies
in Leisure & Creativity by Andrew Johnston, Sheffield Hallam University
This summer marks 40 years since the death of Elvis Presley. In the decades since the singer finally left the building,…
Increasing Your Energy Levels from Healthy or Unhealthy Sources?
How To Increase Your Energy Levels Using Healthy Sources
in Healing Disciplines by Gurucharan Singh Khalsa, Ph.D. and Yogi Bhajan, Ph.D.
When our energy level is optimal, we become aroused and alerted to the world around us. Then, with a profound…
Rural America Is Where Sam Shepard's Roots Ran Deepest
Rural America Is Where Sam Shepard's Roots Ran Deepest
in Leisure & Creativity by John J. Winters, Bridgewater State University
He was an artist renowned for bravely plumbing his own life for material, spinning much of his own pain into theatrical…
Why Cities Need More Than Air Conditioning To Get Through Heat Waves
Why Cities Need More Than Air Conditioning To Get Through Heat Waves
in Home & Garden by Nicholas Rajkovich, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
In May of 2017, a hot spell broiled Boston. In June, extreme temperatures grounded Phoenix’s planes. Later in the…
5 Ways To Cut Down On Eating Meat
5 Ways To Cut Down On Eating Meat
in Healing Diet by Jared Piazza, Lancaster University
Are you a conflicted carnivore – loving meat but also hating that you love it? Perhaps you are worried about the…
Let's Stop With The Frozen Food Snobbery
Do Frozen Foods Have A Higher Nutritional Content?
in Healing Diet by Emma Boyland, Lecturer in Appetite and Obesity, University of Liverpool
It’s fair to say that frozen food has a bit of an image problem. One in three Britons believe it is inferior to fresh…
Why We Can't Resist The Lure Of Mermaids
Why We Can't Resist The Lure Of Mermaids
in Leisure & Creativity by Sarah Peverley, University of Liverpool
Mermaids are everywhere. In July 2017 alone they have surfaced in New Brighton, caused controversy in Asda,…
Is Getting Cancer A Question Of Bad Luck?
Is Getting Cancer A Question Of Bad Luck?
in Diseases & Conditions by Yvane Wiart, Université Paris Descartes – USPC
“Doctor, what caused my cancer?” For doctors, this question is often perplexing. Some of the population risk factors…
Using The Power Shout to Reconnect With Your Inner Potential
Using The Power Shout to Reconnect With Your Inner Potential
in Fitness & Exercise by Jayne Morris
If you have been struggling with self-confidence or simply want to increase you sense of inner power, there is a…
The Actions of a Change Master: From Victimhood to Freedom
Learning How To Go From Victimhood to Empowerment and Freedom
in Career & Success by M.J. Ryan
Whenever we’re in a situation that’s changing, the most common initial reaction is denial, followed by anger. Almost…
How A Job Acquires A Gender And Less Authority If It's Female
How A Job Acquires A Gender And Less Authority If It's Female
in Career & Success by Sarah Thebaud, University of California, Santa Barbara and Laura Doering, McGill University
Research and media stories abound with examples of how gender stereotypes disadvantage women leaders. A woman manager…
Which Type Of Chocolate Is Best For Your Health?
Which Type Of Chocolate Is Best For Your Health?
in Healing Diet by Duane Mellor, Coventry University
The Aztec emperor Montezuma II said that a soldier could march for a whole day on a single cup of cocoa. But this was…
Your Glass Is Leaking and Overflowing At The Same Time
Your Glass Is Leaking and Overflowing At The Same Time
in Career & Success by Marja Norris
Multitasking is one of life’s challenges that we don’t have time to think about—we just do it. Candice Carpenter Olson,…
How Sharing Can Make A Hangover Less Distressing
How Sharing Can Make A Hangover Less Distressing
in Diseases & Conditions by Sally Adams; Christine Griffin and Paula Smith, University of Bath
Headache and nausea aside, the morning after an evening of drinking can be filled with regret, anxiety and misery. But…
Planners Know Depressingly Little About A City's Impacts On Our Mental Health
Planners Know Depressingly Little About A City's Impacts On Our Mental Health
in Home & Garden by Jason Byrne, Griffith University
A large body of research shows that living in cities can harm our health. We know poor urban design can lead to people…
How You Can Make Your Dreams Come True
How To Make Your Dreams Come True
in Career & Success by Debbie Johnson
You can make your dreams come true. Persistence is the key word and the magic key to success in any endeavor. Never…
5 Simple Ways To Deal With Burnout
5 Ways To Stop Burnout From Happening
in Career & Success by Peter Olusoga, Sheffield Hallam University
Burnout tends to happen as a result of long-term stress in a situation or job that, for whatever reason, you’re highly…
New Science Suggests Sugar Makes You Sad
New Science Suggests Sugar Makes You Sad
in Food & Nutrition by Anika Knüppel, UCL
The thought of a cupcake, skillfully frosted with fluffy vanilla icing, may put a smile on your face, but research…
The Women Who Don’t Know They’re Autistic
The Women Who Don’t Know They’re Autistic
in Diseases & Conditions by Fabienne Cazalis, École des Hautes Études en sciences sociales (EHESS)
Studies reveal one woman for every nine men is diagnosed with so-called “high-functioning” autism, that is, autism…
Mother Nature's Revenge? Huge Drop In Men's Sperm Levels Confirmed
Mother Nature's Revenge? Huge Drop In Men's Sperm Levels Confirmed
in Diseases & Conditions by Chris Barratt, University of Dundee
Sperm count in men from North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand declined by 50-60% between 1973 and 2011,…
5 Technologies That Could Shape Your Future
5 Technologies That Could Shape Your Future
in Science & Technology by Leandro L. Minku; Nervo Xavier Verdezoto D and Stephan Reiff-Marganiec, University of Leicester
Flying warehouses, robot receptionists, smart toilets… do such innovations sound like science fiction or part of a…
Can You Lose Weight Without A Diet? Maybe
Can You Lose Weight Without A Diet? Maybe
in Diseases & Conditions by Nicholas A Lesica, UCL
A new study has found something remarkable: the activation of a particular type of immune cell in the brain can, on its…
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Could Too Much Sitting Be Bad For Our Brains?
in Health & Wellness by Michael Wheeler, University of Western Australia; et al.
In many aspects of life where we need to use our brain power, we also tend to sit down: at school, at work, sitting…
Love and Move Your Body with its Innate Beauty and Wisdom
Love and Move Your Body: It Has Innate Beauty and Wisdom
in Healing Disciplines by Roy Holman
Your body wants nothing more than to be loved. Like trying to drive an old broken down car or bicycle, it can be…
Societal Pressure: Keeping Up With the Joneses
Societal Pressure: Keeping Up With the Joneses
in Prosperity & Finance by Priscilla Short
The root of the problem is that we have been conditioned to consume. Shopping is an American pastime. Advertisers have…
Striking Balance As A Highly Sensitive Person: The Most And Least Ideal Careers
Striking Balance as a Highly Sensitive Person: The Most And Least Ideal Careers
in Career & Success by AJ Earley
For the purposes of this series, I’m using the term “empath” to describe individuals who are highly sensitive to the…
Self-driving Cars Are Coming But Are We Ready?
Self-driving Cars Are Coming But Are We Ready?
in Science & Technology by Johanna Zmud and Paul Carlson, Texas A&M University
It’s been 60 years since the cover of Popular Mechanics magazine gave us the promise of flying cars. But our personal…
Money and Power: Release Yourself From Habit
How To Release Yourself From Your Money and Power Habits
in Prosperity & Finance by Patricia Remele
Take out a pad of paper. Sit in a quiet, comfortable place. Meditate, or take a few minutes to relax. Give yourself as…
How Your Business Can Make You Successful AND Make The World A Better Place
How Your Business Can Make You Successful AND Make The World A Better Place
in Prosperity & Finance by Ash Stevens
Spiritual and "new age" ideas are making their way into everything. However, one area lacking it is business. Given the…

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