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$500B: Opioid crisis far more expensive than previously thought
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:00:00 GMT
The White House Council of Economic Advisers pegs the true cost of the crisis in 2015 at $504 billion, a figure that is more than six times the most recent estimate.
How to avoid holiday anxiety
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:14:00 GMT
If you're withdrawing or micromanaging, there's a strong chance you're under stress this season.
How traveling alone transformed my self confidence
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 21:51:00 GMT
Stepping outside of your comfort zone can have a huge impact on the person you are when you're back in it.
The weird science behind why we love pumpkin spice
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:28:00 GMT
The smell and taste of the fall favorite elicit a strong reaction in our brains and bodies.
Staying with family? Here's how to get a better night's sleep
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:50:01 GMT
Hack the pull-out couch with these expert tips.
Politics is ruining Thanksgiving. Here's how to avoid it.
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:03:00 GMT
If the first Thanksgiving after the election was tense, experts say this year's holiday will be even worse. Here's how to navigate your family's gathering.
CTE sent ex-NFL star into disastrous decline
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:04:30 GMT
Brain scan technology offers hope deadly CTE can be diagnosed in time to help living NFL veterans, and their families, cope with the diagnosis.
3 simple ways to go on a Facebook diet — starting today
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 21:54:00 GMT
According to research, the average time spent on Facebook is 55 minutes. How much time are you spending?
7 steps for getting through a panic attack
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:49:00 GMT
A blueprint for managing a panic attack as it's happening.
Baby died from marijuana overdose, doctors claim
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:55:56 GMT
Two poison control doctors from Colorado claim that a patient they treated, an 11-month-old baby boy, died from an overdose of marijuana.
Scan showed CTE in NFL player while still alive
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:13:06 GMT
A brain scan showed CTE in ex-NFL player Fred McNeill before he died
Millions of kids at risk of losing health insurance
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:23:00 GMT
The deadline for renewing CHIP, the federal health insurance program for low-income children, passed while legislators were busy squabbling over Obamacare.
What a bartender wants you to know about work stress
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:35:00 GMT
Think you're stressed out on the job? Try being behind a bar.
North Korea soldier's 10-inch parasite hints at desperate diet
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:45:00 GMT
Huge parasites and corn kernels in the stomach of a North Korean defector confirm fears about the country's desperate food and hygiene situation.
Are you switching up your workouts too much?
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:33:01 GMT
If you want to make headway towards a fitness goal, consistency is key.
How the 80/20 rule helped this woman lose weight
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:51:00 GMT
Try this mental shift to eat better and lose weight.
Medicare leaves seniors behind, study finds
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:38:00 GMT
Medicare may be the best the U.S. has to offer, but it still falls behind health systems in other countries, a Commonwealth Fund survey finds.
What makes a good apology? These four things.
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 22:05:00 GMT
First rule: The apology isn't about you.
FDA Cracks Down on Kratom, Angering Fans
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:49:11 GMT
Kratom can kill you and doesn't belong on the market, the FDA says.
3 snacking myths that are hurting your health
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:56:00 GMT
Snacking is often seen as a diet sin, but the habit can actually support your health goals.