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Find a Legit Self-Help Program by Looking for These Signs

Self-help programs can range from intense (and dangerous) experiences like a sweat lodge to a more sit down affair like talk therapy. If you've ever been curious about checking one out, Scientific American breaks down what to look for to make sure a program isn't completely bogus. Read more...

False Balance

Huh. Imagine if CNN or other American networks followed the path of the BBC and had directives to stop bringing cranks on the air to present absurd and scientifically bogus arguments that human-caused climate change isn’t happening. It’s almost as if we might get somewhere in fighting it.

Promoting Cardiovascular Health Worldwide: Free, Special Issue of Scientific American Magazine Devoted to Global Cardiovascular Health

Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, of Mount Sinai Heart and other leading global experts have created a free, special magazine issue with Scientific American called "Promoting Cardiovascular Health Worldwide," focusing on the growing worldwide...Show More Summary

This week I learned why we all look hotter in sunglasses, and more

Read more about the facts mentioned: Why everyone looks hotter in sunglasses (New York Magazine) The first in-flight movie (Paleofuture) If poachers and illegal loggers strike, this forest phones it in (Scientific American) 30 factsShow More Summary

Special edition of the Red Journal highlights the need for radiation oncology services in LMICs

Fairfax, Va., June 25, 2014—The July 1, 2014 edition of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology ? Biology ? Physics (Red Journal), the official scientific journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), features a special section of 10 articles focusing on global health and radiation oncology in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs.) read more

Women with Migraine Experience More Headaches During the Menopausal Transition: Results from the American Migraine Prevalence and Prevention Study

A team of researchers reporting at the 56th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Headache Society found that migraine attack frequency is higher in women during peri-menopause and menopause than in pre-menopause. During pre-menopause, periods are typically regular. Show More Summary

Seeding the clouds offers rainmaking hope for drought-stricken planet

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Around the world, 168 countries are undergoing “some level of desertification,” Dan Baum reports in the June issue of Scientific American. California, source of many fruits and vegetables, is in a three-year drought. Australia just emerged from nine years of drought. Show More Summary

Top Headache Specialists to Host June 26 TweetChat

More than a dozen of the world's top migraine and headache doctors will participate in the American Headache Society's (AHS) 2nd Annual TweetChat, as part of the AHS Annual Scientific Meeting.

Investigators From Montefiore and Einstein to Present Data at the American Headache Society 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting

New research on migraine to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Headache Society. Topics will cover the impact of chronic migraine on relationships and advances in headache screening and treatment protocols.

Military & strategy links: Economics of war, Lockheed's PR, UK dependency, ISIS and more

Is the absence of war harming economic growth? Tyler Cowen thinks so. John Horgan over at Scientific American is distinctly unimpressed with this line of argument. It's safe to say that the JSF is a source of controversy in every country that has signed up to it. Show More Summary

Diabetes Association sets new A1C target for children with type 1 diabetes

June 16, 2014 (San Francisco) – According to a new position statement released at the Association's 74th Scientific Sessions,® the American Diabetes Association is lowering its target recommendation for blood glucose levels for children...Show More Summary

Diabetes distress vs. depression: Are people with type 2 being misdiagnosed?

June 16, 2014 (San Francisco) – Researchers have long understood there is a strong association between diabetes and depression. But new research presented at the American Diabetes Association's 74th Scientific Sessions® shows that symptoms...Show More Summary

Media Advisory - June 14-15: Artificial Pancreas Findings Presented by UVA Health System Researchers

Researchers from the University of Virginia Center for Diabetes Technology are presenting their findings from artificial pancreas clinical trials at the American Diabetes Association's 74th Scientific Sessions in San Francisco on June 14-15.

ADA Conference Kicks Off Today, Plus the DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange!

Today marks the start of the year’s biggest diabetes conference on U.S. soil, the American Diabetes Association’s 74th Scientific Sessions here in San Francisco. As always, our team from the ‘Mine will be on hand observing what’s new...Show More Summary

More Than 1,000 of the World's Leading Migraine and Headache Specialists Will Gather to Hear Scientific Advances at the American Headache Society's 56th Annual Scientific Meeting

Researchers and clinicians worldwide working in migraine, headache and brain injury share the field's latest scientific advances at American Headache Society's annual scientific meeting in Los Angeles.

The American Chemical Society Explains Why Garlic Breath Is So Foul

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The American Chemical Society is back at it again and answering all our scientific food questions. On the docket this time? The dreaded garlic breath--with greater understanding hopefully comes less fear.

Einstein & Montefiore Investigators Present Research at American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions

Einstein-Montefiore scientists and clinicians are participating in nearly three dozen presentations, sessions and symposia during the five-day meeting. They will address a range of basic, translational and clinical research topics--from...Show More Summary

The Pen Is Mightier Than the Keyboard: Advantages of Longhand Over Laptop Note Taking

Scientific American, A Learning Secret: Don’t Take Notes with a Laptop: Students who used longhand remembered more and had a deeper understanding of the material. “More is better.” From the number of gigs in a cellular data plan to the horsepower in a pickup truck, this mantra is ubiquitous in...

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