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How telling people about the side effects of a drug can make them sick

The phrase "First, do no harm" doesn't actually appear in the text of the Hippocratic Oath, yet it's frequently considered a fundamental principle of medicine. At the same time, we believe firmly in the principle of informed consent, the idea that ...

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10 myths about what can cure a hangover — and whether or not they really work

Everyone's heard some version of a hangover cure. Some people swear that remembering to chug water before bed will cure a hangover. Others have more elaborate routines, involving various types of food, drink, or physical activity. The problem with trying to ...

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Former Facebook and Google workers launch campaign to fight tech addiction

Campaign to highlights potential harm of digital platforms and social media on young people, alongside a call to regulate tech companies.

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THE SECOND COMING OF ULTRASOUND

At the Sunnybrook Institute in Toronto, doctors have begun using focused ultrasound, delivered through helmet-like devices such as this, to loosen the blood-brain barrier, making it possible to deliver life-saving drugs.

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Aetna’s board set to approve $68 billion sale to CVS Health

(Reuters) - Aetna Inc's (AET.N) board of directors was meeting on Sunday to approve the U.S. health insurer's sale to U.S. drugstore chain operator CVS Health Corp (CVS.N) for approximately $207 per share in cash and stock, according to people familiar ...

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7–3 is the new 9–5

Many top executives have long touted the benefits of an early morning start. Apple CEO Tim Cook famously wakes up at 3:45 am. PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi is up by 4:00 and in the office by 7:00. General Motors ...

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This Superchallenging Bodyweight Workout Will Rock Every Muscle Group

While visiting New York City a few weeks ago, I knew I had to check out the ultrapopular (crazy hard) workout at DOGPOUND gym in TriBeCa. I got the chance to take a class with Rhys Athayde, founding trainer at DOGPOUND, ...

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Here’s how to tell if the solar eclipse ruined your vision

Did you watch the total solar eclipse of 2017? If so, you may have permanently damaged your eyesight if you didn't take the necessary precautions to protect your eyes from the sun's harmful UV rays.

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Beat Eye Strain

Personally used by almost everyone in my family and a lot of friends who code non-stop all day: Acer R271 Monitors

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Navy SEALs Have a ’40 Percent Rule’ And It’s the Key to Overcoming Mental Barriers

About 99 percent of the people who start marathons in the United States finish them. That's an astoundingly high number considering the pain and turmoil that every marathon runner faces. What each runner has in common, says author Jesse Itzler, is ...

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This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Drink a Gallon of Water a Day

Age-old stories and advice would have us believe drinking a gallon of water a day will solve every problem we have—from weight loss to anti-aging. But is it a myth? I can't imagine it would help much more than the frequency ...

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Who Will Clean Up Silicon Valley’s E-Wasteland?

There’s no federal law requiring e-waste to be recycled, and procedures nationwide are often fragmented and cumbersome.

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Practice Makes Perfect

These talks drive home the many different ways to get better at what you care about.

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3 Ways Happy People Vent Differently

Complaining isn't usually the most productive way to handle a bad situation and, in fact, can actually make matters worse.

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Drinking Four Cups of Coffee Is Probably Safe

The most comprehensive review of evidence on health consequences of caffeine use has just been published.

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Home Framing Robot

Many people of today's generation don't know where their food comes from, nor how it's produced. This presents many health problems in today's society. Farmbot Genesis is a project to alleviate such concerns. It is an open source robot which enables ...

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Is ADHD an Advantage?

Dale Archer, psychiatrist and Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and author of The ADHD Advantage: What You Thought Was a Diagnosis May Be Your Greatest Strength(Avery, 2015), talks about how having ADHD ...

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Seven great habits of the most successful people

Many people wonder how they can become highly successful, not realizing that they hold within them everything they need to achieve all of the success they desire. Successful people are where they are today because of their habits.  Habits determine ...

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The one habit many successful people have in common

Career expert and "I Will Teach You To Be Rich" author Ramit Sethi works out every morning. He started when he noticed that all of the successful leaders he read about shared that ...

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What Happens When You Don’t Wash Your Sheets

My least favorite Sunday chore is washing my bed sheets, as this requires unmaking and remaking the bed when I could be doing something more fun with my time. It's annoying, ...

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