5 ways to cultivate your inner strength

Whether things are going well or going poorly, the stronger you are inside, the more you accomplish outside. These five tips will make you powerful.

UVB exposure associated with reduced risk of nearsightedness

Higher ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation exposure, directly related to time outdoors and sunlight exposure, was associated with reduced odds of myopia in teens. 

3 tips to overcome social anxiety

The following tips for social confidence will help you feel more relaxed when out with others.

Vegetarian diets best for health and the environment

New position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics highlights the health benefits of vegetarian diets, claiming they can reduce the risk of obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and some forms of cancer, compared with non-vegetarian diets.

4 mindful ways to transform negative thoughts

Recognizing our thoughts and where they're taking us is the first step to changing our relationship to them.

Hallucinogenic drug psilocybin eases existential anxiety in people with life-threatening cancer

A substantial majority of people suffering cancer-related anxiety or depression found considerable relief for up to six months from a single large dose of psilocybin, the active compound in hallucinogenic "magic mushrooms".

Jogging the brain

In a previous article we talked about the benefits of exercise to boost IQ. Now, a growing body of evidence confirms that getting breathless can also build the brain.

The Psychological Trauma of a Multi-Generation War

Colombian children have never lived in a world where their country was not fighting. Now, as peace finally seems probable, the nation is grappling with the mental-health fallout from the conflict.

Teenagers influenced by video games with alcohol, smoking content

Teenagers are twice as likely to try smoking and alcohol after playing popular video games, experts have warned.

8 ways to make lemonade when life gives you lemons

Here are 8 ways to learn how to adopt a more optimistic attitude in the face of adversity.

Should parents lie to children about Santa?

Millions of parents convince their kids Santa is real – but this lie may be damaging, according to experts. They also suggest parents may not be motivated by purely creating magic for their children, but by a desire to return to the joy of childhood themselves.

5 ways doctors avoid getting colds

Want to stay healthy as the weather turns chilly? Here’s how the professionals do it.

Scientists step closer to halting spread of lung cancer

A component of cancer cells, which acts like a ‘cellular post office’, could be the key to preventing the spread of lung cancer to other parts of the body, scientists have discovered.

8 great ways to tell if a person is fake or genuine

Here are 8 ways to tell the difference between those who are real and those who are fake so you can start making wise decisions as to who you want in your life!

5 habits of ridiculously likable people

Here are the key behaviors that emotionally intelligent people engage in that make them so likable.

How the brain changes when you meditate

By charting new pathways in the brain, mindfulness can change the banter inside our heads from chaotic to calm.

Eating dinner early, or skipping it, may be effective in fighting body fat

The first human test of early time-restricted feeding found that this meal-timing strategy, reduced swings in hunger and altered fat and carb burning patterns, which may help with losing weight

4 tips to help you deal with an alcoholic spouse

Here are four tips that you must read, review, and remember to help you cope with your alcoholic spouse.

Paraguay breast cancer cases so far in 2016 exceed total for 2015

Paraguay, in the first 10 months of this year, registered 408 cases of breast cancer, one more than in all of 2015, when the mortality rate was 10.1 per 100,000 women, the Health Ministry reported Wednesday on World Day of the Fight against Breast Cancer.

Teenagers influenced by video games with alcohol, smoking content

Images and references to alcohol and tobacco in popular video games may be influencing UK teens who play the games and the age restriction system is not working, according to a new study. 

Dementia rates falling in the U.S.

New research reports a decline in the prevalence of dementia in the United States.

Marijuana use may temporarily weaken heart muscle

While the effects of marijuana on the cardiovascular system remain largely unknown, a new study suggests that marijuana use may double the risk of stress cardiomyopathy, a condition where the heart muscles are quickly and severely weakened.

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