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.

No differences noted over time for children of gay, lesbian, adoptive

No differences noted over time for children of gay, lesbian, adoptive

10 questions that will change your life

Life, like business, runs on questions, not answers. Let’s take a closer look at some of the tough questions we should be asking ourselves regularly.

Food additive alters gut bacteria to cause colorectal cancer

Of the cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related death. 

5 meditation hacks for people who can’t meditate

What if I told you that in just 10 to 20 minutes per day, you could improve immune function and memory, increase focu...

Should your baby really sleep in the same room as you?

Depriving parents of good sleep can endanger babies. Sleep-deprived people can have decreased empathy.

5 signs you’re dealing with a complete narcissist

Here are five signs you’re dealing with a narcissist and might want to rethink the relationship

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