Having A Baby Is Costly And Confusing In The USA
Having A Baby Is Costly And Confusing In The USA
in Health & Wellness by Simon F. Haeder
I cannot imagine how overwhelming the experience must be for someone with fewer resources and less of an understanding…
Female Doctors Boost Women’s Survival After Heart Attack
Female Doctors Boost Women’s Survival After Heart Attack
in Health & Wellness by Kurt Greenbaum
Women who have had a heart attack have a significantly higher survival rate when a female doctor treats them in the…
Why Frequent Skin Cancer May Be A Huge Warning Sign
Why Frequent Skin Cancer May Be A Huge Warning Sign
in Diseases & Conditions by Krista Conger
People who develop abnormally frequent cases of a skin cancer known as basal cell carcinoma appear to be at…
Here's A Mental Health Workout That's As Simple As ABC
Here's A Mental Health Workout That's As Simple As ABC
in Health & Wellness by Ziggi van Santini, Rob Donovan and Vibeke Jenny Koushede
While we take physical workouts very seriously, there is much less said about the “workouts” that help us remain…
You May Be Surprised To Learn That It’s Not Just Food That Is Making Us Fat
You May Be Surprised To Learn That It’s Not Just Food That Is Making Us Fat
in Environmental Health by Bruce Blumberg and Raquel Chamorro-Garcia
Today, nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults and 21 percent of youth are obese. This trend is on the upswing and the…
Are They Watching You? Bees And Wasps Can Recognize Your Face
Are They Watching You? Bees And Wasps Can Recognize Your Face
in Gardening by Adrian Dyer
Recognizing faces is essential for how we interact in complex societies, and is often thought to be an ability that…
Should I Get Tested For Alzheimer's Risk?
Should I Get Tested For Alzheimer's Risk?
in Health & Wellness by Troy Rohn
Genetic testing is available to people who want to know if they carry a variant of a gene that confers susceptibility…
The Meaning of Monday: The Artificial Walling Off of Time
The Meaning of Monday: The Artificial Walling Off of Time
in Career & Success by Paul Pearsall, Ph.D.
Research shows that you are more likely to die from a heart attack or stroke on Monday morning than any other time of…
Why Children Should Spend More Time Barefoot
Why Children Should Spend More Time Barefoot
in Health & Wellness by Peter Francis
Humans have gone unshod for millions of years; it is only in the last few centuries that people have started wearing…
Why Dieting After Birth Can Make A New Mother's Self Esteem Worse
Why Dieting After Birth Can Make A New Mother's Self Esteem Worse
in Health & Wellness by Megan Lee and Susan Williams
Your body has just performed an amazing feat. Be kind to it.
How To Improve Farm Safety For Kids
How To Improve Farm Safety For Kids
in Home & Garden by Catherine Trask and Valerie L. Elliot
Agriculture is rated among the most dangerous industries by the International Labour Organization, and not just for…
Can Words and Fear Cause Cancer?
Can Words Cause Cancer and Can Fear Accelerate Death?
in Diseases & Conditions by Lolette Kuby, Ph.D.
Is it possible that people who are diagnosed with cancer die of a sophisticated form of voodoo? Does the victim's…
Why Drunk College Students Go For Salty, Greasy Food
Why Drunk College Students Go For Salty, Greasy Food
in Food & Nutrition by David Hill
After a night of heavy drinking, college students often get a case of the “drunchies”—drunk munchies—where only fatty,…
What I Learned From Facing Pain
What I Learned From Facing Pain
in Diseases & Conditions by Sarah Anne Shockley
By facing pain, listening to it, and allowing it the room it was demanding anyway, my body began to relax a bit around…
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Now We Finally Know How Ancient Greek Music Sounded
in Leisure & Creativity by Armand D'Angour
In 1932, the musicologist Wilfrid Perrett reported to an audience at the Royal Musical Association in London the words…
Ageing In Human Cells Was Successfully Reversed In The Lab
Ageing In Human Cells Was Successfully Reversed In The Lab
in Health & Wellness by Lorna Harries and Matt Whiteman
The ability to reverse ageing is something many people would hope to see in their lifetime.
Can Food Have Negative Calories?
Can Food Have Negative Calories?
in Food & Nutrition by Louise Dunford
Diets are everywhere, but could eating “negative calorie” foods, such as celery and grapefruit, help to boost weight…
The Doorway to Health and a Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body
The Doorway to a Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body
in Health & Wellness by Carrie LEsperance
Illness can be the doorway to health. Whether the illness originates in the mind, body, spirit, or environment, we have…
Stroke, Cancer And Other Chronic Diseases More Likely For Those With Poor Mental Health
Stroke, Cancer And Other Chronic Diseases More Likely For Those With Poor Mental Health
in Health & Wellness by Ben Harris
A new report out today from the Australian Health Policy Collaboration has found these four million Australians are at…
How Ancient Cultures Explained Comets And Meteors
How Ancient Cultures Explained Comets And Meteors
in Science & Technology by Eve MacDonald
Comets and meteors have fascinated the human race since they were first spotted in the night sky. But without science…
How Safe Is Vaping?
How Safe Is Vaping?
in Health & Wellness by Simon Cotton
A survey of adolescents carried out by researchers at Coventry University has shown that than less than half of…
Do Multiple Pregnancies Age Women’s Cells?
Do Multiple Pregnancies Age Women’s Cells?
in Health & Wellness by Hilary Hurd Anyaso
Multiple pregnancies might make women’s cells age more quickly, a new study suggests. The findings could help explain…
Why Stretching Is Important For Weight Loss And Exercise
Why Stretching Is Important For Weight Loss And Exercise
in Fitness & Exercise by David Prologo
There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the value – or lack thereof – of muscle stretching to accelerate…
How To Save Money When Traveling Abroad By Thinking Like An Economist
How To Save Money When Traveling Abroad By Thinking Like An Economist
in Prosperity & Finance by Jay L. Zagorsky
A record number of tourists and business travelers visited a country other than their own in 2017, and this year is…
On The Virtues Of Sleeping Like A Sloth
On The Virtues Of Sleeping Like A Sloth
in Health & Wellness by Joel Frohlich
In the sixth century, Pope Gregory I compiled an infamous list of seven deadly sins. Of these seven, sloth is the only…
The Rise Of The Conscious Carnivore
The Rise Of The Conscious Carnivore
in Food & Nutrition by Sylvain Charlebois
An increasing number of Canadians, especially those under 35, are cutting out meat from their diets – a trend that…
How Clean Is Your Desk? The Unwelcome Reality Of Office Hygiene
How Clean Is Your Desk? The Unwelcome Reality Of Office Hygiene
in Health & Wellness by Michael Loughlin
If you work in an office, the chances are there are some colleagues you would rather sit next to than others. But we’re…
People With Depression Have Low Blood Levels Of This Stuff
People With Depression Have Low Blood Levels Of This Stuff
in Health & Wellness by Bruce Goldman
People with depression have low blood levels of a substance called acetyl-L-carnitine, according to a new study.
How Old Is My Pet In Dog Years Or Cat Years?
How Old Is My Pet In Dog Years Or Cat Years?
in Pets & You by Jesse Grady
“Just how old do you think my dog is in dog years?” is a question I hear on a regular basis.
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Does Thinking You Look Fat Affect How Much Money You Earn?
in Career & Success by Patricia Smith and Jay L. Zagorsky
Two things people often think about are money and their appearance. Past research has shown that there is a correlation…
What Happens When We Drink Alcohol
What Happens When We Drink Alcohol
in Diseases & Conditions by Emil Jeyaratnam and Wes Mountain
Alcohol is a depressant, a diuretic, and a disinfectant. These generally aren’t pleasant attributes, but people have…
Keeping Your Power When Making Big Decisions
How To Keep Your Power When Making Big Decisions
in Pets & You by Tammy Billups
Keeping your power in every decision is necessary for your growth and for making better, clearer choices. Trusting…
Why Some Women Prefer Intentional Invisibility At Work
Why Some Women Prefer Intentional Invisibility At Work
in Career & Success by Melissa De Witte
Professional women have strong reasons to ignore recommendations that urge them to have a more visible presence at…
How Your Body Changes From Day One On A Vegan Diet
How Your Body Changes From Day One On A Vegan Diet
in Healing Diet by Sophie Medlin
Veganism, the plant-based diet which shuns meat and dairy, is having its time in the sun. Since 2008, there has been a…
Did Orwell Know We Would Be Willing To Buy The Screens That Are Used Against Us
Did Orwell Know We Would Be Willing To Buy The Screens That Are Used Against Us
in Science & Technology by Henry Cowles
Sales of George Orwell’s utopian novel 1984 (1949) have spiked twice recently, both times in response to political…
What You Need To Know About The Keto Diet
What You Need To Know About The Keto Diet
in Healing Diet by Sophie Medlin
A diet developed in the 1920s to treat children with epilepsy is suddenly all the rage. The ketogenic diet, or “keto…
Why Does Our Phone Battery Die So Fast?
Why Does Our Phone Battery Die So Fast?
in Science & Technology by Steve W. Martin
Why do batteries die? And, why can they only be recharged so many times before they won’t hold a useful amount of…
How The Everyday Commute Is Changing Who We Are
How The Everyday Commute Is Changing Who We Are
in Career & Success by David Bissell
Few activities that bead our everyday lives have earned such dubious notoriety as commuting. That the words “hell” and…
Do You See A Duck Or A Rabbit: Just What Is Aspect Perception?
Do You See A Duck Or A Rabbit: Just What Is Aspect Perception?
in Leisure & Creativity by Stephen Law
The duck-rabbit image above is one of the most iconic in philosophy – so iconic that a former undergraduate of mine had…
Is Organic, Grass Fed And Hormone-free Red Meat Any Healthier?
Is Organic, Grass Fed And Hormone-free Red Meat Any Healthier?
in Healing Diet by Leah Dowling and Louise Dunn
Red meat is an excellent source of protein and essential nutrients such as iron, zinc, vitamin B12 and omega-3 fats,…
Why After Cereal, Even Healthy People’s Blood Sugar Spikes
Why After Cereal, Even Healthy People’s Blood Sugar Spikes
in Food & Nutrition by Hanae Armitage
The level of sugar in an individual’s blood—especially in individuals who are considered healthy—fluctuates more than…
Can Your Gut Microbes Hinder Your Cancer Treatment?
Can Your Gut Microbes Hinder Your Cancer Treatment?
in Health & Wellness by Diwakar Davar
Could the poop of some cancer patients hold the key to treating certain cancers in all people?
Our Stories Allows Us To Make Sense Of Our Lives
Our Stories Allow Us To Make Sense Of Our Lives
in Leisure & Creativity by Sandra Marinella, MA, MEd
Our brains hold the magic that allows us to find our stories and to make and remake our meaning. When split-brain…
How Community Gardening Improves The Health And Provides A Sense Of Purpose
How Community Gardening Improves The Health And Provides A Sense Of Purpose
in Gardening by Tonia Gray, Danielle Tracey, Kumara Ward, and Son Truong
Studies indicate spending time in nature brings physical, mental and social benefits. These include stress reduction,…
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