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'Cloud Atlas' Author Releases New Short Story Entirely On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 07.21.2014 | Books

Cloud Atlas author David Mitchell has released an original short story entirely on Twitter in order to promote his new book, The Bone Clocks. Mitc...

Power: The New Valium

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

High-power posture can change our physiology, psychology and behavior. It can make us more competitive while decreasing our stress levels. Thus far no troubling side effects have been reported. The price is right. Sounds good to me.

The Difference Between Natural and Chemically-Induced Sleep

Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D. | Posted 10.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D.

In recent years studies have begun to link chronic partial sleep deprivation to serious physical health consequences. Regularly catching only a few hours of sleep can hinder metabolism and alters hormone production in a way that is similar to the effects of aging.

This Drug Is Killing Scotland's Poorest Members

VICE | William Nicoll | Posted 03.14.2013 | World

One filthy grey evening in February, I meet Jack and his friends in a dank bar near The Cowgate. Strewn with broken glass and smattered with the acrid...

Things That Drive Me Up The Wall

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 03.20.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I never cease to be amazed by some of the things I read, hear and observe. Television commercials in particular cause me to scratch my head and ponder. It boggles my mind to realize that before these are released to the public they're actually approved by an infinite number of people.

Judge Was Buying Pills And Having Sex During Court Breaks, Officials Claimed

AP | SHEILA BURKE | Posted 04.04.2012 | Crime

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- A Tennessee judge was so addicted to prescription drugs during his final two years on the bench, he was having sex and buying pill...

Are Pills the New Alcohol?

Leah Odze Epstein | Posted 05.29.2012 | Women
Leah Odze Epstein

Mixing drugs and alcohol can be deadly, but many people don't think twice about popping a Xanax and still having their alcohol of choice.

Was Whitney Houston Doing What A Lot of Post 50s Do?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.23.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Who among us hasn't, at least on occasion (if not with some regularity), washed down an anti-anxiety pill with a glass of wine? And is it really a potentially lethal thing to do?

When Greed Is Good

Carine Fabius | Posted 08.23.2011 | Arts
Carine Fabius

2011-06-23-excess.jpgLondon-based Maximilian Widemann, a pop graffiti artist, channels horror over modern society's mind-bending fascination with money.

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer -- My World Stopped

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

Breast cancer isn't funny. Not at all. My journey, however? Frequently guffaw-inducing.

Happy Thanksgiving: All I Can Handle in this Age of Autism

Chantal Sicile-Kira | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Chantal Sicile-Kira

We each have our own truths. Our beliefs may be different, but our goals are the same: a happy, healthy, love-filled and productive life -- as independent and self-determined as possible.

Michael Simpson Gets 72 years For Murder At Child's Birthday Party

Grand Junction Sentinel | Paul Shockley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Dressed in pajamas and armed with a handgun for a night walk with a friend in his Clifton neighborhood, Michael Simpson was unprovoked when he stormed...

Understanding the Placebo Effect

Eliezer Sobel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eliezer Sobel

My first foray into the nebulous world of antidepressants was in 1985 when I was put on Sinequan. It gave me severe cotton mouth, didn't do much for my mood.

This Is Your Brain on Drugs: The Effect of Sleeping Pills

Gayatri Devi, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gayatri Devi, M.D.

I am constantly inundated with requests for medications to "sleep better". Yes, these medications will help you get to sleep. But sleep better? No way!

Pharmaceutical Drug Pushers Lead to National Overdose

Francesca Biller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Francesca Biller

I only hope that some woman is lucky enough to be with a man who becomes afflicted with one side effect Viagra claims, a condition known as priapism, ...