iOS app Android app

Amanda L. Chan

Entries by Amanda L. Chan

18 Ways To Spot A Narcissist

(281) Comments | Posted August 14, 2015 | 9:30 AM

Chances are, you've encountered a narcissist. You know, that friend who somehow manages to revert every topic of conversation back to himself; the colleague who is always bragging about having the latest, greatest ____; the family member who thinks she is hotter, smarter and just generally better than you at...

Read Post

11 Habits Of People Who Never Worry

(118) Comments | Posted August 11, 2015 | 3:32 PM

Worry is, sadly, an inevitability of life. Bad things are bound to happen, and the natural human reaction is to think about the negative consequences that could potentially arise.

However, worry is rarely productive -- "it's something we do over and over again, without much resolution, and it's typically...

Read Post

Was Sie wissen sollten, bevor Sie eine Plastikwasserflasche wiederverwenden

(0) Comments | Posted June 20, 2015 | 5:02 PM

Die Frage: Was ist so schlimm daran, dass ich meine Wasserflasche nicht ausspüle, wenn sie nur mit Wasser gefüllt wurde?

Die Antwort: Gratulation, wenn Sie eine Flasche haben, die Sie jeden Tag zum Wassertrinken verwenden! Ausreichende Flüssigkeitszufuhr ist ein wichtiges Thema bei Healthy Living.

Doch diese Frage sollten Sie...

Read Post

11 maneiras inteligentes de comer fora de hora

(0) Comments | Posted December 22, 2014 | 4:18 PM

Comer fora de hora parece algo inocente. Talvez você só esteja com um pouco de fome. Talvez você só esteja entediado. Ou talvez você só queira uma desculpa para conversar com um amigo e os dois precisam encontrar algo para fazer.

Mas essa sua mania de beliscar fora de...

Read Post

평소보다 적게 먹는 방법 11가지

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 3:11 AM

다이어트를 하려면 먹는 음식만 중요한 게 아니다. 음식을 먹는 습관, 음식을 담는 그릇, 무엇을 하면서 음식을 먹는지 등등. 중요한 요인들이 있다.

아래에서 자신도 모르게 많이 먹는 나쁜 습관이 있는지 한번 돌아보라. 다이어트를 위해 건강한 생활 습관은 다음과 같다.

1. 큰 포크를 사용하자.

Read Post

11 Ways To Snack Smarter

(6) Comments | Posted November 17, 2014 | 8:22 AM

Snacking seems innocent enough. Maybe you're just a little hungry. Maybe you're bored. Maybe you want an excuse to catch up with a friend, and need something for the both of you to do.

But your snacking can easily snowball out of control due to factors you may not...

Read Post

Evidence That Heart Health And Mental Health Are Linked

(29) Comments | Posted October 31, 2014 | 4:50 PM

A new study provides more evidence that mental health and physical health are linked.

The study, presented at a meeting of the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress, shows an association between having a mental disorder -- including schizophrenia, depression, anxiety and bipolar disorders -- and an increased risk of heart...

Read Post

Brittany Maynard, 29-Year-Old With Terminal Cancer, Explains Why She's Delaying Ending Her Life

(221) Comments | Posted October 30, 2014 | 12:35 PM

Brittany Maynard, who moved with her family to Oregon to access the state's Death With Dignity law after being given a terminal cancer diagnosis, has decided to delay ending her life, she announced in a video posted on her website Thursday.

Maynard, who is 29 and...

Read Post

Amber Vinson, Nurse Treated For Ebola, Released From Hospital

(4) Comments | Posted October 28, 2014 | 2:38 PM

Amber Vinson -- the nurse who was infected with Ebola after treating Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to be diagnosed with the virus in the U.S. -- is now Ebola-free and is being released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

Vinson, 29, is the third person to be diagnosed...

Read Post

5-Year-Old Boy In NYC Tests Negative For Ebola

(96) Comments | Posted October 27, 2014 | 7:12 PM

UPDATED 10/28: The 5-year-old who was brought to Bellevue Hospital on Sunday night over Ebola concerns has been fully cleared and will be removed from isolation after testing negative for the virus, the New York City health department reported.

His fever was instead caused by a respiratory virus, and...

Read Post

8 Ways Forgiveness Is Good For Your Health

(16) Comments | Posted October 25, 2014 | 10:26 AM

In an era of lawsuits, it can sometimes seem like forgiveness is a concept from biblical times. But a wealth of research suggests we should apply the act to our daily lives because it may hold a myriad of health benefits.

Forgiveness is the act of consciously deciding...

Read Post

Why New Yorkers Shouldn't Panic About Ebola

(0) Comments | Posted October 24, 2014 | 6:46 PM

Health experts and officials are still confident that an Ebola outbreak here in America is highly unlikely, considering you must come into contact with a sick person's bodily fluids in order to be infected.

But now that the first case has been diagnosed in New York...

Read Post

'Why I Treat Breast Cancer'

(1) Comments | Posted October 24, 2014 | 8:12 AM

No one ever chooses to have cancer, but some people choose to treat it.

A diagnosis can be fraught with fear and frustration, uncertainty and pain. But for all patients who receive treatment, a supportive health care team can make all the difference.

In honor of Breast Cancer...

Read Post

Amber Vinson, Dallas Nurse Infected With Ebola, Is Free Of Virus: Family

(94) Comments | Posted October 22, 2014 | 7:41 PM

The family of Dallas nurse Amber Vinson, the second person to contract Ebola in the United States, says that she is free of the virus, multiple media outlets reported.

However, a spokesperson for Emory University Hospital, where Vinson is being cared for, told the Dallas Morning News that...

Read Post


(1) Comments | Posted October 22, 2014 | 2:56 AM


Read Post

LOOK: Where The U.S. Ebola Patients Are Being Treated

(51) Comments | Posted October 17, 2014 | 6:50 PM

Media hype and hysteria might suggest otherwise, but Americans have little to worry about when it comes to Ebola. Case in point, the U.S. has four current cases, compared with the nearly 9,000 total cases in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.

But as

Read Post

Photoreportage en compagnie de l'équipe d'enterrement des victimes d'Ebola (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted October 17, 2014 | 2:59 PM

Kieran Kesner, photographe, était au Liberia pour documenter le quotidien en temps de virus Ebola du 27 août au 4 septembre. Il a pu se joindre à une équipe d'enterrement des victimes d'Ebola à Unification Town, au Liberia. «Ce n'est certainement pas un job de rêve...

Read Post

Amber Vinson, Nurse Infected With Ebola, May Have Felt Ill As Early As Friday

(532) Comments | Posted October 16, 2014 | 6:53 PM

Amber Vinson, the second person to be infected with Ebola after caring for patient Thomas Eric Duncan, may actually have had symptoms as early as last Friday, health officials said.

Vison, a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, where Duncan was being treated and later died,...

Read Post

Unterwegs mit einem Ebola-Beerdigungsteam in Libera (FOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted October 16, 2014 | 5:14 PM

Der Fotograf Kieran Kesner hat den Ebola-Ausbruch in Liberia vom 27. August bis 4. September dokumentiert. Während seines Aufenthaltes dort konnte er ein Beerdigungsteam für Ebola-Tote in Unification Town begleiten.

„Das ist höchstwahrscheinlich keine Arbeit, die man freiwillig macht, aber diese Männer werden wie viele...

Read Post

Todo lo que necesitas saber antes de reutilizar una botella de plástico

(1) Comments | Posted October 16, 2014 | 1:58 PM

Pregunta: Si sólo contienen agua, ¿qué hay de malo en no fregar las botellas de agua?

Respuesta: Si utilizas una botella de agua todos los días, ¡felicidades! El objetivo es mantenerse hidratado y lo estás consiguiendo. Pero, ésta es la pregunta: ¿cuándo fue la última vez...

Read Post