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1 in 20 People Have Hallucinated

May 28, 2015     9:32 AM ET

About 1 in 20 people in the general population have experienced at least one hallucination in their lifetime that wasn't connected to drugs, alcohol or dreaming. esearchers analyzed information from more than 31,000 people in 18 countries who were interviewed as part of a mental health survey from the World Health Organization. Participants were asked whether they had ever heard voices or seen things that didn't exist, or if they had experienced a delusion (a false belief), such as the thought that their mind was being controlled or that they were being followed. Read More ...

The New Face of Seniors

May 27, 2015     7:00 PM ET

Scientists Claim 72 Is the New 30

This is Terry at 80 and Ellie at 72.

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The Humble Brag

May 26, 2015     7:10 PM ET

The 'humblebrag' and other forms of self-promotion often backfire, a new study finds. The researchers wanted to find out why so many people frequently get the trade-off between self-promotion and modesty wrong. They found that self-promoters overestimate how much their self-promotion elicits positive emotions and underestimate how much it elicits negative emotions. As a consequence Read More ...


May 26, 2015     6:22 AM ET

Mindfulness is stopping the world from thinking, warns Oxford academic. People are wasting valuable thinking time on mediation and mindfulness and should stop trying to clear their heads, an Oxford University academic has claimed. Theodore Zeldin said too many people were avoiding using their brains and instead escaping into a state of blank mental oblivion. Read More ...

7 Things We Learned About Sleep In The Past Decade

May 25, 2015     6:25 PM ET

Sleep has been called the "third pillar" of health, along with nutrition and exercise. Getting the quality sleep that you need has the power to protect your physical and mental health, while skipping out on sleep can seriously hurt your health, cognition and well-being over time. Read More ...

SIDS - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

May 25, 2015     7:30 PM ET

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), also known as cot death or crib death, is the sudden unexplained death of a child less than one year of age. A new article states: Babies who live at high elevations, those above 8,000 feet (2,438 meters), may face a slightly increased risk of SIDS. But researchers urge parents not to panic. Read More ...

Vegan Diet Eases Nerve Pain of Diabetes

May 25, 2015     7:20 PM ET

For people with diabetes, switching to a plant-based diet may ease the searing nerve pain that can come with the condition, and perhaps reduce their risk of losing a limb, a small pilot study has found. More than half of adults with Type 2 diabetes may develop diabetic neuropathy, a type of nerve damage resulting from poor blood circulation and high levels of glucose in the blood, previous studies have shown. Read More ...

Memorial Day Fun With Ellie and Company

May 25, 2015     5:46 PM ET

It was a perfect day. Met friends, neighbors, military, cops, clients, bikers and others along the way.

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The Spirit of a Dog Named Jetter

May 24, 2015     8:44 AM ET

I had a unique experience with a client and her deceased dog Jetter.

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Adam's Bridge

May 26, 2015     7:00 PM ET

Adam's Bridge is a chain of limestone shoals, between Pamban Island, also known as Rameswaram Island, off the southeastern coast of Tamil Nadu, India, and Mannar Island, off the northwestern coast of Sri Lanka. Geological evidence suggests that this bridge is a former land connection between India and Sri Lanka Read More ...

Who built the bridge? For those who believe in ancient aliens theory it explains a lot.

For others ...According to ancient Indian legend, King Rama built a bridge between India and Sri Lanka more than a million years ago. Some have looked at NASA satellite images and noted what looks like the remnants of such a bridge. The question is whether it is man-made or a natural formation. Read More ...

Cantre'r Gwaelod

May 25, 2015     7:00 PM ET

The story of Atlantis is one of the most renowned and enduring tales from ancient Greece. This island, mentioned in the works of the philosopher Plato, was said to have been swallowed up by the sea. Yet the story of Atlantis is not unique to the ancient Greeks, as other cultures also have similar legends of landmasses that disappeared under the waves. One of these is the story of Cantre'r Gwaelod from Wales. Read More ...

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