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U.S. takes helm of Arctic Council, aims to focus of climate change

9 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Secretary of State John F. Kerry took the helm of the Arctic Council on Friday on behalf of the United States, vowing to protect the delicate northern environment newly exposed by melting polar ice to the developed world's quest for energy and a swifter trade route from Europe to Asia.

Age of Autism Weekly Wrap: Exceptionally Unbelievably Transparent

By Dan Olmsted "Transparent" seems to be the word of the week, if not the millennium, and when you hear it you just know it's insincere. After saying that the Clinton Foundation is "among the most transparent" foundations, Chelsea Clinton...

Smooth Care Transitions Begin with Primary Care Physicians

Primary-care physicians play a pivotal role in assuring that patients who require specialized care are transitioned properly from one clinical environment to another to help lower the risks for adverse events and repeat hospitalizations,...Show More Summary

Preview: Clippers vs. San Antonio Spurs in Game 3

18 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

The first-round playoff series between the Clippers and the San Antonio Spurs is tied at 1-1, with Game 3 in San Antonio on Friday at 6:30 p.m. PDT.

From Sawyer Sweeten To Corey Haim: The Psychological Curse Of Child Stardom

Sawyer Sweeten. Jonathan Brandis. Lee Thompson Young. Dana Plato. Corey Haim. Brittany Murphy. What is it about child stars that put them at risk for being troubled — even suicidal — later in life?

Defense chief's Stanford speech, decoded: More funding for Silicon Valley

When Defense Secretary Ashton Carter asked Silicon Valley for help in a heavily publicized speech at Stanford University on Thursday morning, he didn't say what he'd offer in return.

Akron Children's Hospital Opens $180 Million Kay Jewelers Pavilion

The fastest growing pediatric hospital in the nation is expanding again to meet the growing needs of the patients and families it treats from around northern Ohio and the country.

The Most Important Thing To Know During Bipolar Episodes

There is one specialized type of knowledge that trumps all of the others during states of mania and depression, knowing how to function while in the state. While all the other types of knowledge are interesting, knowing how to function can literally be the difference between life and death.

I Still Recommend Screening Mammograms Annually Starting at Age 40

Recently, the United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued guidelines recommending that women start screening mammograms for breast cancer detection at age 50, and that these screening exams should be performed every two years for women aged 50 to 74 years old. Show More Summary

Fat Signals Control Energy Levels in the Brain

An enzyme secreted by the body's fat tissue controls energy levels in the brain, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The findings, in mice, underscore a role for the body's fat tissue in controlling the brain's response to food scarcity, and suggest there is an optimal amount of body fat for maximizing health and longevity.

Why Mindfulness Is Actually A Superpower

Mindfulness isn't just a trendy buzzword — it's a superpower. Here's how to harness it.

Can You Get Sued For Writing a Negative Review? 3 Things You Need to Know

Written by Josh King, Avvo’s Vice President of Business Development and General Counsel If you're a fan of writing online reviews for restaurants and hotels, then a series of negative experiences... Visit for the full story, cosmetic procedure reviews, and much more!

What’s Behind Australia’s Obesity Epidemic (Men's Health)

You cannot outrun a bad diet, experts warn, as they suggest diet is causing Australia’s expanding waistlines

‘The Bravest Person I Have Ever Known’: Mom Describes Daughter’s Descent Into Mental Illness And Suicide

Her mother, Doris — with whom Natalie authored a bestselling book at age 16 called “Promise You Won’t Freak Out: A Teenager Tells Her Mother the Truth About Boys, Booze, Body Piercing, and Other Touchy Topics (and Mom Responds)”— wrote...Show More Summary

1 of the Worst Emotions of Alzheimer's Caregiving "Guilt"

Guilt may well be the most annoying of what I call the "seven deadly emotions" of Alzheimer's caregiving. It's right up there with resentment, worry, fear, anger, loneliness, and grief. How to Get The Answers to Your Questions AboutShow More Summary

Prosecutors say author Ann Rule's two sons abused her, stole funds

2 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Two sons of true-crime author Ann Rule have been charged with theft and forgery after authorities say they stole more than $100,000 from their mother,  reports the Huffington Post. The charges against Michael and Andrew Rule are labeled as domestic violence crimes by prosecutors in King County,...

Antes de cambiar los medicamentos, primero hay que intentar otras tácticas para controlar la sequedad de la boca

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: ¿Existe algo para la sequedad de la boca? Uno de mis medicamentos menciona esto como uno de los efectos secundarios, pero me resulta difícil habituarme a esta situación. Antes de pensar en cambiar los medicamentos, me gustaría saber si es posible tratar la sequedad de la boca. RESPUESTA: Sí, la sequedad de […]

The death of Freddie Gray: What we know -- and don't know

2 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Civil rights leaders are promising demonstrations in Baltimore for the rest of the week to protest the death of Freddie Gray whose spine was severed while in police custody. It is the  latest case of an unarmed African American to die after an encounter with police and raises the same questions...

Aaron Hernandez tried to manipulate officers in jail, sheriff says

2 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who was convicted of first-degree murder last week, tried to manipulate officers while in jail before and during his trial, according to the sheriff who oversaw his incarceratio...

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