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Let's Call The Conspiracy Theories About Hillary's Health What They Are
If you listen to right-wing media and Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton is sick. Far too sick to be president.
Huffington Post - Fri. Aug 26
Job dissatisfaction has negative health effects by age 40
Many people strive to have a fulfilling, rewarding job, but the reality does not always meet the expectation. New research shows the jobs you have in your 20s and 30s can affect your overall health in your 40s onward.
Medical News Today - Thu. Aug 25
Who Am I? Someone? Or Nobody?
Identity . Am I someone Or nobody Look at the math. When the planet held only a few thousand humans, one person was one in a thousand. Today, you are one in 7,400,000,000. Mathematically, none of us are very significant. How can we change that When I was a kid, I lived in a town of about 1400 people. Even so, being one in 1400 didn t translate into identity. Sports were important in that town. My dad was a coach. I wasn t good at baseball or basketball, so ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Aug 25
How to Overcome FOMO
Fear of missing out isn t new. FOMO is simply this generation s version of the expression the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. But today, social media makes us increasingly more aware of our friends metaphorical grass. We re privy to pictures of their vacation in the Bahamas, the frozen ros they ordered at that hot new bistro, and last weekend s barbecue on the beach. This is FOMO fear of missing out, which, in a first-of-its-kind st ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Aug 25
23-Year-Old Describes What It’s Like To Live With Multiple Personalities
Twenty-three-year-old Dillon claims that he has a mental illness and may have as many as 20 different personalities that come out at any time. Some of these personalities include twin boys, a cat named ldquo Felix rdquo who speaks with an Australian accent, and ldquo Adam, rdquo who his mother, Laurie, says is scary and prone to violent outbursts.
Huffington Post - Thu. Aug 25
6 Habits Of Completely Miserable People
I m not thrilled to say this, but I ve known a lot of miserable people throughout my life. Hell, I ve been one myself.
Huffington Post - Thu. Aug 25
Risk of adolescents being overweight impacted by neighborhood education, incom...
PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 25, 2016 -- A new Kaiser Permanente study found an increased risk for becoming overweight or obese among normal-weight 18-year-olds who lived in neighborhoods with lower education or income levels. The study, published today in Pediatric Obesity , found that over a four-year period, 25 percent of these young adults became overweight or obese. In the past 30 years, obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescent ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 25
Number of tuberculosis cases in India is double current estimates, says new st...
The number of cases of tuberculosis TB in India may be up to two to three times higher than current estimates, suggests a new study. The research team, comprising researchers from Imperial College London, the Government of India s Revised National TB Control Programme, the World Health Organisation, and other organisations, have published their findings in The Lancet Infectious Diseases . The team analysed drug sales data to show that the actual number of ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 25
Children with food allergies predisposed to asthma, rhinitis
Children with a history of food allergy have a high risk of developing asthma and allergic rhinitis during childhood as well. The risk increases with the number of food allergies a child might have, say researchers from The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia CHOP in a new study recently published in BMC Pediatrics . Eczema, asthma and allergic rhinitis are among the most common childhood medical conditions in the U.S., said lead researcher David A. Hill, ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 25
Excess weight linked to 8 more cancer types
There s yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight as we age. An international team of researchers has identified eight additional types of cancer linked to excess weight and obesity stomach, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, ovary, meningioma a type of brain tumor , thyroid cancer and the blood cancer multiple myeloma. Limiting weight gain over the decades could help to reduce the risk of these cancers, the data suggest. The findings, published Aug. 25 ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 25
Calorie-burning 'good' fat can be protected, says study
UC San Francisco researchers studying beige fat -- a calorie-burning tissue that can help to ward off obesity and diabetes -- have discovered a new strategy to cultivate this beneficial blubber. Beige fat cells have the ability to switch back and forth between an energy-hoarding white state and an energy-burning brown state, the new research found, based on how they handle the cellular power plants known as mitochondria Preventing beige fat cells from dige ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 25
A reward makes rats more likely to replay memories in reverse
When a rat runs a maze and finds a reward, the first thing he does is pause to enjoy it, especially when it s a spot of Nesquik chocolate. But inside his brain, the work isn t done. In a study published August 25 in Neuron , researchers show that the rat s memories of reaching the reward play forward and backward in its hippocampus, but it s the backwards replay that increases with the size of the reward, possibly as a way to reinforce learning. You don t ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 25
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