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Indian Women Take Down Their Country's Rape Culture In 3-Minute Rap

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | March 27, 2015 | Impact
Two Indian women busted rhymes to make a point, and they got the world's attention. Uppekha Jain and Pankhuri Awasthi uploaded a video to YouTube on March 16 featuring the duo rapping lyrics that highlight sexual assault in their country. The video by Jain and Awasthi --...

U.S. Pilots Expose Major Holes In Mental Health Screening Process

AP | Anna Almendrala | March 27, 2015 | Healthy Living
WASHINGTON (AP) — There is little effective, real-world screening of airline pilots for mental problems despite regulations in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere that say mental health should be part of their regular medical exams, pilots and safety experts said. The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 into an Alpine mountain,...

NASA One-Year Mission Astronauts Blast Off On 350-Day Space Mission

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | March 27, 2015 | Science
How does the human body respond to long-duration spaceflight? Does radiation present a problem? How about long periods of weightlessness? And what about the isolation? We're about to find out. NASA's "One-Year Mission" has officially begun, with American astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko...

Why Sports Psychologists Are So Important For NCAA Players

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | March 27, 2015 | Sports
James Schwbach joins HuffPost Live to talk about the importance of sports psychologists for NCAA players. Watch the video here.

The Removal Of Rupi Kaur's Instagram Photos Shows How Terrified We Are Of Periods

Emma Gray | March 27, 2015 | Women
There's nothing scarier than a fully-clothed lady with a little bit of period blood on her pants. At least, that's what artist and poet Rupi Kaur learned when a photograph she took as part of "Period.," a project for her visual rhetoric course at the University of...

East Village Fire Brings Out The Best In New Yorkers As City Comes Together To Help

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | March 27, 2015 | Good News
Amid the chaos of a fire that rattled lower Manhattan on Thursday, there were countless acts of altruism from neighbors and business owners showing support. The 7-alarm fire destroyed two structures in the city's East Village neighborhood after an explosion erupted in the basement of 121 Second Ave....

Can Chili Oil Make Your Hair Grow?

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | March 27, 2015 | Style
We never thought we'd see one of our favorite food flavorings used like this before. The Beauty Reel blogger Ishika Sachdev shares a chili oil recipe in the video above that she uses to stimulate hair growth and reduce hair loss. "I've always had very...

There's A Growing, Deadly Superbug Problem In The U.S., And The White House Is Taking It On

Reuters | Reuters | March 27, 2015 | Healthy Living
* Report tackles antibiotic prescribing, use in livestock * CDC tasked with reducing "superbug" infections by 2020 * Some doctors required to report antibiotic prescriptions (Adds White House comment) By Yasmeen Abutaleb and Lisa Baertlein NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES, March 26 (Reuters) - The White House is due to issue an...

Fit Bodies Aren't Perfect, Either

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | March 27, 2015 | Women
One woman wants you to know: Every body has "flaws," and they are nothing to be ashamed of. Imgur user SomewhereUnderWater recently shared photographs of herself which show how her fit body looks in various poses, some of which are more traditionally "flattering" than others.

Failed Insomnia Treatments: One Man's Journey

The New Yorker | Alena Hall | March 27, 2015 | Healthy Living
For years, I have wrestled with insomnia, which doctors agree is the leading cause of my tossing and turning. In order to help my fellow-sufferers, I have compiled a catalogue of suggested remedies, tested by me. Ambien Ambien worked fairly well for me. I didn’t fall asleep, per se, but...

No, Ebola Is Not Mutating Into A 'Supervirus'

Anna Almendrala | March 27, 2015 | Healthy Living
The Ebola virus that is causing the current outbreak in West Africa is not mutating as quickly as earlier reports had suggested, a new study finds. This finding helps allay fears that the virus could change into a more infectious or deadly form, the researchers said....

Experts Weigh In On The Ethics Of Using Brain-Enhancing Drugs

Anna Almendrala | March 27, 2015 | Healthy Living
By: Tanya Lewis Published: March 26, 2015 08:00am ET Boosting a person's smarts through drugs or electrical or magnetic stimulation of the brain is becoming an increasingly widespread practice. Now, bioethicists are weighing in, saying that while such cognitive enhancement is neither bad nor good, it...

What Time Do The Clocks Go Forward? How To Adjust Your Body To British Summer Time

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Jade Hazell | March 27, 2015 | UK Lifestyle
The wait is finally over, the great British Summer Time is just around the corner - the clocks go forward one hour at 1am this weekend (Sunday 29 March). While we're delighted to finally ditch those heavy jackets in favour of picnics and jugs of Pimms, the downside is that...

Tawny Kitaen Reveals The Move She Can Still Do From Those Whitesnake Music Videos (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | March 27, 2015 | OWN
In the mid-1980s, when music videos reigned supreme, there was one particular video girl whose work stood out among the vast sea of guitar solos and big-hair tosses -- and remains just as memorable decades later. Tawny Kitaen was a twenty-something actress at the time, and had just earned...

Ham Recipes That Take Easter To The Next Level

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | March 27, 2015 | Taste
These are show stopping.

Sierra Leone Orders 3-Day Lockdown In Effort To End Ebola Outbreak

Charlotte Alfred | March 27, 2015 | World
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Sierra Leone's 6 million people were told to stay home for three days, except for religious services, beginning Friday as the West African nation attempted a final push to rid itself of Ebola. As with a similar operation last year, thousands of teams will fan...

Science-Backed Reasons To Embrace Aging

Lindsay Holmes | March 27, 2015 | Healthy Living
Here's a good reason to embrace the aging process: As your years increase, so does your happiness. Many of us lament about our age -- but research suggests that our best years, at least happiness wise, are still ahead of us. In fact, Americans age 60 and older report better...

Feeling Anxious Or Depressed? Sleep Deprivation May Be To Blame

Alena Hall | March 27, 2015 | Healthy Living
Feeling emotionally overwhelmed during times of stress and can't figure out why? Your current sleeping habits might offer some helpful insight. According to findings in Sleep and Affect: Assessment, Theory and Clinical Implications, a new book from University of Arkansas psychology professor Matthew Feldner and National...

Needle Exchanges Are Vital, But There's A Major Stigma Around Them. Here's Why.

Anna Almendrala | March 27, 2015 | Healthy Living
To combat an outbreak of new HIV transmissions linked to injectable prescription drug abuse, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence issued an executive order today allowing local officials to establish a short-term needle exchange program. Needle-exchange programs, which give people who abuse an injectable drug the opportunity to exchange dirty needles...

Laughter Can Make People Feel More Comfortable And Reveal Their Secrets

Kate Bratskeir | March 27, 2015 | Healthy Living
They say laughter is the best medicine, but new research suggests it could also make people more likely to reveal their secrets. A study published in Human Nature found that cracking up is a catalyst for opening up: It makes people more likely to share personal...
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