Genes, Chance and Destiny: Siddhartha Mukherjee Chronicles the Human Genome’s Turbulent Future At 46, Siddhartha Mukherjee, is a man driven by questions, by puzzles in science and society. In 2011, his first book, a 600-page book on the history of cancer, The Emperor of All Maladies, won a Pulitzer...
Canadian doctors can now prescribe heroin to people with serious addictions to the drug. This change is thanks to new regulations approved earlier this month by the Canadian government.
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When I met with Dacher to ask him a few questions, I realized I had a lot of mistaken assumptions about awe--assumptions that many people share, and our culture seems to encourage. In the interview below, he debunks many of those assumptions and presents a view of awe as accessible, plannable, and absolutely essential.
Having the courage to admit that there is a problem and deal with it proves you are stronger than you may feel on one of those "bad days."
It started in 2006. I was feeling strange and lonely about not only my circumstances but my entire way of life.
Life is happening with every breath you take, so live each moment immersed in it with peace, joy and contentment. It may seem like a distant dream but as long as you are moving and taking action just know it will be your reality sooner than you realize.
Cardiologists are humans and they, too, come in all shapes and sizes. They are, however, more aware of what goes into their bodies and how it affects, arguably, the most important organ. This is also why they say that following a proper diet alone won't reduce your risk of heart disease.
So here's to you Mom as you celebrate 90 years loved. A toast to you with a martini ordered just the way you always order one, "I'll have a Beefeater Martini, up, extra dry, with olives on the side." May we all be blessed enough to be enjoying our signature cocktail as we ring in our 10th decade.
If you work in accounting, programming or as a writer, you can easily be sitting at your desk all day before you take a break, and chances are that you sit while commuting to and from work as well. While technology has provided us with many advancements and...
Benefits Of Yoga,
How To Deal With Anxiety,
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By: Pamela Newton After 25 years of crippling panic attacks, I discovered that the keys to handling my fears were within me the whole time. The first panic attack I remember descended on me when I was 5 years old. I was lying in...
EpiPen has become the industry standard and in most cases the only option, and a price surge for this product certainly warrants this current uproar.
"For this we sent them to college!" their great grandmothers holler from their graves as their great grandchildren announce their intentions not to be doctors or lawyers or I-bankers but to open a food truck or a restaurant. "We worked hard to spare you back-breaking work." Why are millennials pursuing...
Columbia University Teachers College,
International Association Of Applied Psychology,
J. Luce Foundation,
Post-Crisis Counseling Network,
Power African Youth,
Sustainable Development Goal,
International Medical Corps,
Least Developed Countries,
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In the normally staid halls of the U.N., energy exploded as Bolivian musician Hillario Soto entered a large conference room at the back, playing his home-made bass flute, followed Pied-Piper-style by a troupe of musicians, adult vocalists, and youth singers. Leading the revelry on keyboards was internationally-acclaimed composer and...
Big data has been a primary focus of change in the U.S. healthcare system. Small data, however, will drive even more change for individual patients and disrupt both the Internet of Things and physician's day to day clinical practice.
Ready to learn how to be the hero in every one of your relationships? The secret sauce is coptuitiveness: the ability to happily own your crap first in any (and every) disagreement. Buckle up and watch on.
What can you do when nothing is working? The Practice: Change the channel. Why? In response to my previous JOT - Find Stillness - a wise therapist, Betsy Sansby, reminded me that sometimes a person just can't find any stillness...
What is better, diet or exercise?If you want to lose weight successfully, what is more helpful: eating right or working out more? You've probably asked yourself these questions on numerous occasions. It's a great battle between physical activity and nutrition regarding overall health than weight loss. While some scientists claim...
Wanderlust Festival Yoga isn't only asana. And practice doesn't only happen in the studio. Yogis have been wagging their finger about this for a while, watching the exponential growth of postural-focused yoga across the West. After all, yoga is an eight-armed philosophy that involves...
asically, paying attention to thought and habit. When anxiety surfaces it's very easy to simply react, which only feeds the problem more and creates unhealthy patterns. Alternatively, if we use mindful thought and breathe to bring awareness to the situation we can begin to rid ourselves of the stress we feel in these moments.
In other words, just as with our diets, we have to start to think about what information we consume and not mindlessly absorb it into our bodies and our brains.