For the first time in human history, older people outnumber younger people. This has created unique health challenges. Dementia may be one of the scariest.
Climate change may cause a dramatic drop in rice production in major growing regions, a decline that could jeopardize critical food supplies, researchers report.
When I answer my office phone as an extension vegetable specialist, from time to time it’s someone asking how they can get recognition for growing a huge tomato, possibly the biggest one ever.
Several Ontario hospitals have been hit by a cyberattack that blocked access to patient files.
An in depth look at the installation and use of the Tesla Powerwall 2.
Can nicotine keep Alzheimer's at bay? Dave Asprey explains how natural drugs can create super humans.
According to the CDC, at least 18 deaths and more than a thousand lung injuries in the U.S. have been linked to vaping.
Fat is a complex organ, as essential as the heart or liver.
A new evidence-based study suggests pharmacare helps make people healthier and can help get them out of poverty.
Mixing cocaine and alcohol together creates a "deadly combination" which can increase violent and impulsive behaviour, doctors are warning.
A child sucks her thumb for self-comfort. An adult touches several fingers to his forehead or leans a cheek into her balled-up fist as a response to cognitive stress. We cross our arms or place our hands on our hips when we seek safety and grounding. None of…
According to the NHS, as many as one in eight children aged five to 19 faces a mental health challenge. And a significant number of these cases are related to some form of anxiety.
Often unaware of the dangers, some spice processors in Bangladesh use an industrial lead chromate pigment to imbue turmeric with a bright yellow color prized for curries and other traditional dishes.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta looks into what researchers are doing to combat a flurry of vaping-related illnesses.
President Trump says his administration is considering a ban on flavored e-cigarettes, but other countries have been much more aggressive in their treatment of vaping products.
Social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook collect a staggering amount of data points from us, so much data that our social media activity can pretty accurately reveal things from gym habits to the state of our mental well-being.
The aura, a field of energy that surrounds people and other living things, reflects the energy of the spirit in that body. Its colors, textures and patterns reveal much information about physical, emotional, mental and spiritual states. An aura is like a…
Rainbow Yoga! The perfect 17-minute practice to brighten your day, to help turn darkness into light.
Baked Lemon Garlic Chicken is easy, juicy and full of flavor.
When did you stop breathing fully? When did you begin to constrain your breath, tighten your chest, and limit the flow of air? Was it when you started mistrusting the world, unsure about others and their motives? Was there a frightening event...
"Before the stroke, Ted was all business. Very serious. Since he’s recovered, he’s got such a sense of humor. He’s come almost 180 degrees now. He’s so much funnier, and all his humor—his dry sense of humor—has come out. It never came out before the stroke."
Adaptogens can greatly increase the effectiveness of some modern drugs, including antibiotics, anxiolytics (anxiety relief), antidepressants, and hypoglycemic (blood sugar lowering) agents. They also can reduce, and in some cases eliminate, the side effects…
More than half of Americans take a dietary supplement, but the truth is, most people don't need them.
In this gentle 20 minute yoga flow, you are invited to take a moment to surrender. No need to come with an agenda or worry about a specific outcome. Set down your burdens and let yoga take care of you.
How we truly feel about ourselves must be considered when we talk about healing. Many of us have what Pema Chödrön calls a “subtle aggression” against ourselves. Unfortunately, our desire for change or transformation often comes from there. But that never…
The Washington Post recently reported the story of Josh Hader, a 28-year-old who stretched and popped his neck, tore an artery and nearly lost his life from a major stroke.
Illness can be the doorway to health. Whether the illness originates in the mind, body, spirit, or environment, we have the choice to allow illness to compel us either toward health and higher learning, or away from health and to eventual destruction.
In ancient Greece, dreams and visions were the most common method of inquiry into the cause and cure of disease. Galen documented and recorded a description of the effect of images and the imagination on health. He believed that one could study the records of…
It's a popular notion that we will get more done if we skip lunch. Unfortunately that couldn't be farther from the truth. According to various studies, researchers agree that performance scores plunge when people skip lunch and those who skip lunch soon feel…
Close to 40,000 people, mostly women, have given up alcohol for FebFast and many others participated in Dry July.
Please join me for this 28 minute at home yoga practice designed to help you feel good and bring you back into a balanced state.
Things and events in the universe are not haphazard and chaotic: they are formed—“in-formed”—by universal attractors. The recognition that the manifest world, and thus the living organism, is “in-formed,” suggests a new definition of bodily health and disease.
For many of us, eating a meal containing meat is a normal part of daily life. But if we dig deeper, some sobering issues emerge.