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How to avoid raising a materialistic child

If you’re a parent, you may be concerned that materialism among children has been on the rise. According to research, materialism has been linked to a variety of mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression, as well as selfish attitudes and behaviors. But there’s some good news. A new University of Illinois at Chicago

Mindy Kaling Has a Strange Request for Meghan Markle

Actor Mindy Kaling is best known for her roles on The Office and The Mindy Project; however, Kaling wants to add another credential to her résumé: royal BFF. According to E! News, Kaling is moving to London. Top on her to-do list? She wants to befriend the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan (née Markle). "So I’m moving to

McDonald's Has a Halloween Game

Hold on to your (witch) hats, because we’ve got some news that’ll make you feel like you’re flying high. Starting on Wednesday, McDonald’s is celebrating the spookiest season of the year with a new game. Called "Trick. Treat. Win," it’s similar to Monopoly in that the game pieces come as stickers on your food, and

New cancer vaccine platform a potential tool for tailored and efficacious targeted cancer therapy

Researchers at the University of Helsinki have reported PeptiENV, a cancer vaccine platform that can be used to improve the therapeutic efficacy of oncolytic enveloped viruses currently in clinical use. With the help of this new cancer vaccine platform, the activation of the human immune response against cancer cells becomes significantly more effective. “What is

Ina Garten Shares a Genius Cauliflower Cutting Hack

Barefoot Contessa‘s Ina Garten is back on our Instagram feed with a new pro-level cooking tip. This time, it involves cauliflower. "If you’ve been cutting cauliflower through the top and getting little bits all over your kitchen, I have a better way to do it!!" Garten exclaimed, with not one, but two exclamation points —

Heading a Soccer Ball Found to Be Riskier for Female Players

THURSDAY, Sept. 27, 2018 — Female soccer players exhibit more widespread evidence of microstructural white matter alteration than males, despite having similar exposure to heading, according to a study recently published in Radiology. Todd G. Rubin, from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, N.Y., and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional study involving 98 individuals

Limiting children’s recreational screen time to less than two hours a day linked to better cognition

Only one in 20 US children in the study met the full recommended guidelines on recreational screen time, physical activity and sleep. Limiting recreational screen time to less than two hours a day, and having sufficient sleep and physical activity is associated with improved cognition, compared with not meeting any recommendations, according to an observational

Confessions of a Former Cutter

The first time I took a blade to my wrist, I was 15 years old. I don’t why I did it. I’ve scoured old journals for clues. I’ve read through dozens of sheets of angsty poetry in the hope of finding answers, and I’ve thought about it time and time again. But the why eludes me

AHA: Low Literacy Levels Can Be a Silent Health Threat

FRIDAY, Sept. 14, 2018 (American Heart Association) — He kept it from family members, friends and employers. Some of Walter Washington’s children still don’t know their father struggles to read and write. But his doctors knew. The 64-year-old Dallas man told them because he didn’t want to risk taking the wrong dose of his diabetes