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When Envisioning The Future Of TV, Think Of A Shopping Mall
in Leisure & Creativity by Amanda Lotz, University of Michigan
One of the biggest media industry stories this year is Disney’s announcement that it will launch its own…
Social Networking Sites May Be Controlling Your Mind – Here's How To Take Charge
Social Networking Sites May Be Controlling Your Mind – Here's How To Take Charge
in Science & Technology by Simon McCarthy-Jones, Trinity College Dublin
How can you live the life you want to, avoiding the distractions and manipulations of others? To do so, you need to…
Losing Weight Is Hard, But It's Not Any Harder If You Have Type 2 Diabetes
Losing Weight Is Hard, But It's Not Any Harder If You Have Type 2 Diabetes
in Diseases & Conditions by Andrew Brown, UNSW; Mike Lean and Wilma Leslie, University of Glasgow
A study has found weight loss could reverse type 2 diabetes. The UK clinical trial showed that 46% of people who…
How Yoga In The Workplace Can Reduce Back Pain And Sick Days
How Yoga In The Workplace Can Reduce Back Pain And Sick Days
in Fitness & Exercise by Dr Ned Hartfiel and Rhiannon Tudor Edwards, Bangor University
Back pain is the single leading cause of disability in the world. In the US, four out of every five people experience…
Shaming People About Their Lifestyle Habits Does Nothing To Improve Their Health
Shaming People About Their Lifestyle Habits Does Nothing To Improve Their Health
in Diseases & Conditions by Luna Dolezal, University of Exeter and Barry Lyons, Trinity College Dublin
Going to the doctor usually involves exposing the body with all its faults and flaws. In a culture that increasingly…
There May Be At Least 5 Kinds Of Depression And Anxiety
There May Be At Least 5 Kinds Of Depression And Anxiety
in Diseases & Conditions by Tracie White-Stanford University
Researchers have identified five new categories of mental illness that cut across current diagnoses of anxiety and…
The Wrong Location Can Offset The Health Benefits Of Walking
The Wrong Location Can Offset The Health Benefits Of Walking
in Fitness & Exercise by Tim Lucas-Duke University
Exposure to air pollution on city streets is enough to counter the health benefits of exercise in adults over 60,…
Does The Right Diet Depend On Your Genes?
Does The Right Diet Depend On Your Genes?
in Food & Nutrition by Texas A&M University
Research in animal models with different genetics shows that one diet really doesn’t fit all, and what works for some…
Is Eating Out Devouring Your Food Budget?
Is Eating Out Devouring Your Food Budget?
in Food & Nutrition by Amit Sharma, Pennsylvania State University
If you were to guess how much you spend on eating out per month, chances are you’ll miss the mark by a quite a bit.
9 Signs Your Child May Be Addicted To Screens
9 Signs Your Child May Be Addicted To Screens
in Science & Technology by Laura Bailey-University Of Michigan
How young children use screen devices, rather than how much time they spend using the devices, may be the strongest…
Epigenetics: Unraveling and Conquering Your DNA
Epigenetics: Unraveling and Conquering Your DNA
in Diseases & Conditions by Elisa Lottor
We are all born with the genes we inherit from our parents, but how and whether our body expresses these genes is…
Thinking Of Taking Opioids For Low Back Pain?
Thinking Of Taking Opioids For Low Back Pain?
in Fitness & Exercise by Christine Lin; Christina Abdel Shaheed, and Stephanie Mathieson, University of Sydney
Low back pain is a common problem affecting more than 80% of us at some point in our lives. Recommended treatments…
What Can You Do About Varicose Veins?
What Can You Do About Varicose Veins?
in Diseases & Conditions by Caroline Robinson, Charles Sturt University
Varicose veins is a term commonly used to describe visible leg veins. But true varicose veins are dilated and very…
Why Diet Should Be Treated As A Complex Subject
Why Diet Should Be Treated As A Complex Subject
in Healing Diet by François Mariotti, Agro ParisTech – Université Paris-Saclay
Are vegetarian diets the key to healthy aging, or could they be a risk to those who adopt them? These questions are a…
How To Open to Your Body's Natural Healing Capabilities
How To Open to Your Body's Natural Healing Capabilities
in Healing Disciplines by Geoffrey Hoppe, Linda Hoppe, and Adamus Saint-Germain
Why does the body seem to betray you? It's a belief. You're fight­ing it mentally, but you haven't let yourself…
Why Some People Can't See Pictures In Their Imagination
Why Some People Can't See Pictures In Their Imagination
in Leisure & Creativity by Rebecca Keogh and Joel Pearson, UNSW
Imagine an apple floating in front of you. Now see if you can rotate it around in your mind. Look at it from the top,…
Deliberate Daydreaming to Free Yourself Up from the Internal Debate
Daydream Deliberately to Free Yourself from the Internal Debate
in Leisure & Creativity by Sam Bennett
I have a tiny suspicion that someday, far in the future, people will look back at our ideas about the right brain-left…
What Happens In The Brain When It Makes A Decision?
What Happens In The Brain When It Makes A Decision?
in Science & Technology by Anne Churchland, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Decisions span a vast range of complexity. There are really simple ones: Do I want an apple or a piece of cake with my…
Should You Get Your Prostate Checked?
Should You Get Your Prostate Checked?
in Diseases & Conditions by James Dickinson, University of Calgary
As Movember has come to a close, and men flaunt or shave the facial hair they have grown, there is something people…
Why Three Or Four Cups Of Coffee A Day Does You More Good Than Harm
Why Three Or Four Cups Of Coffee A Day Does You More Good Than Harm
in Healing Diet by Robin Poole, University of Southampton
Drinking moderate amounts of coffee – about three or four cups a day – is more likely to benefit our health than harm…
The Power of Illness and Living in the Here and Now
The Power of Illness and Living in the Here and Now
in Healing Disciplines by Vicki McKenna
In ancient Greece, there were temples with rooms to which sick people could retreat. This was a time of quiet…
The Shape Of Water: Choosing Love Over Fear
The Shape Of Water: Choosing Love Over Fear
in Leisure & Creativity by Anthony Bonato, Ryerson University
The Shape of Water is a gorgeous and entertaining movie, but it also has a timely, allegorical message about our…
Sorry Cat Lovers, But Dogs Are Smarter
Sorry Cat Lovers, But Dogs Are Smarter
in Pets & You by David Salisbury-Vanderbilt University
Dogs have significantly more neurons in their cerebral cortex—”little gray cells” associated with thinking, planning,…
Is Drinking Wine Really Good For Your Heart?
Is Drinking Wine Really Good For Your Heart?
in Healing Diet by Adrian Baranchuk; Bryce Alexander and Sohaib Haseeb, Queen's University, Ontario
As the weekend approaches, people are opening wine bottles in bars and restaurants and homes around the world, ready to…
These Foods Will Lower Your Risk Of Heart Disease
These Foods Will Lower Your Risk Of Heart Disease
in Healing Diet by Karen Mornin, University of British Columbia
Low-fat or low-carb? Butter or margarine? Avocado oil or coconut oil? Bombarded with contradictory media reports on the…
An Ethical Guide To Responsible Giving
An Ethical Guide To Responsible Giving
in Prosperity & Finance by Ted Lechterman, Stanford University
Every holiday season, Americans find themselves showered with mailed appeals, beseeching phone calls and emotional…
Why Grown-ups Still Need Fairy Tales
Why Grown-ups Still Need Fairy Tales
in Leisure & Creativity by Marguerite Johnson, University of Newcastle
For as long as we have been able to stand upright and speak, we have told stories. They explained the mysteries of the…
10 Steps to Understanding Net Neutrality
10 Steps to Understanding Net Neutrality
in Science & Technology by Jeff Inglis, The Conversation
What is net neutrality, this policy Ajit Pai, President Trump’s chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has…
New Research Suggests Common Herbicides Are Linked To Antibiotic Resistance
New Research Suggests Common Herbicides Are Linked To Antibiotic Resistance
in Environmental Health by Jack Heinemann, University of Canterbury
Antibiotics are losing their ability to kill bacteria. One of the main reasons for the rise in antibiotic resistance is…
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Is Apple Cider Vinegar Really A Wonder Food?
in Food & Nutrition by Rosemary Stanton, UNSW
Folk medicine has favoured apple cider vinegar for centuries and many claims are made for its supposed benefits.
Balanced Approach to Healing: It's Not Always Either/Or
Discovering a Balanced Approach to Healing: It's Not Always Either-Or
in Health & Wellness by Ron Roth, Ph.D.
Formulas are fine for solving math problems or for figuring out the stress factors in steel beams, but they don't help…
Increasing Your Energy Levels from Healthy or Unhealthy Sources?
Increase Your Energy Levels Using These 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…
Beyond Prozac: Depression Can Be Treated on Numerous Levels
Beyond Prozac: Depression Can Be Treated on Numerous Levels
in Diseases & Conditions by Douglas Bloch
Since World War II, rates of depression have doubled in the U.S., and depression is now the second most disabling…
Will Technology Take Your Job?
Will Technology and Robots Take Your Job?
in Science & Technology by David Fagan, Queensland University of Technology
We all want to know how many jobs will be threatened by the rise of robots and technology. You might feel vulnerable if…
How Very Low-calorie Diets Reverse Diabetes
How Very Low-calorie Diets Reverse Diabetes
in Healing Diet by Ziba Kashef-Yale University
New research clarifies the mechanisms by which caloric restriction rapidly reverses type 2 diabetes. One in three…
Millions, Billions, Trillions: How To Make Sense Of Numbers In The News
Millions, Billions, Trillions: How To Make Sense Of Numbers In The News
in Prosperity & Finance by Andrew D. Hwang, College of the Holy Cross
National discussions of crucial importance to ordinary citizens – such as funding for scientific and medical research,…
Abundance Lives Inside of You
Abundance and Inner Peace Already Live Inside of You
in Prosperity & Finance by Susan Smith Jones
For many people, abundance and prosperity are tied to their level of self-esteem. You make a good living, pay your…
Feeling Guilty About Drinking? Well, Ask The Saints
Feeling Guilty About Drinking? Well, Ask The Saints
in Leisure & Creativity by Michael Foley, Baylor University
Each year the holidays bring with them an increase in both the consumption of alcohol and concern about drinking’s…
The Dangers And Potential Of Natural Opioid Kratom
The Dangers And Potential Of Natural Opioid Kratom
in Herbs & Supplements by C. Michael White, University of Connecticut
Given the opioid addiction crisis, it would seem preposterous that an opioid is legal for use in the United States and…
Why Climate Change Requires Anti-Smoking Tactics
Why Climate Change Requires Anti-Smoking Tactics
in Environmental Health by Simon Dalby, Wilfrid Laurier University
Infectious diseases are spreading faster due to warmer temperatures, hunger and malnourishment is worsening, allergy…
Why Video Games Are The New IQ Tests
Why Video Games Are The New IQ Tests
in Science & Technology by Peter Cowling; Anders Drachen and Athanasios Kokkinakis, University of York
Gamers won’t be surprised. We and our colleagues have discovered a link between people’s ability to play video games…
Creating Your Experience by Opening Your Eyes, Your Mind, Your Inner Ear
Creating Your Experience by Opening Your Eyes, Your Mind, Your Inner Ear
in Leisure & Creativity by Ernest Holmes
Did you ever say to yourself, "I wish that I might never again be afraid of anything"? Or have you met someone who had…
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Why Your Parents’ Lifestyles Can Determine Your Health – Even As An adult
in Health & Wellness by Sandy Tubeuf, University of Leeds
We don’t choose our parents, their jobs or their health. And we don’t have a say in whether or not they smoke, nor in…
Are You Playing Too Small? Set and Achieve Bigger Goals
Are You Playing Too Small? Set and Achieve Bigger Goals
in Career & Success by Jim Donovan
It's fascinating to me that so many sales organization man­agers complain that their employees typically reach the…
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