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Talkspace Wants To Expand Its Services, Says Chief Medical Officer

Talkspace is revolutionizing the therapy industry. This system does not need you to get an appointment with a therapist, fall in line, and coordinate...

Is city living bad for your health?

  Our planet is fast becoming an urban one. At the beginning of the 21st century, the majority of the world’s population still lived in...

Don’t treat students as customers when it comes to mental health

“Who are your customers, and how well have you served them?” The question, newly introduced into our annual performance review, knotted my stomach. As a...

Tackling global warming will improve health, save lives, and save money

A very recent study released in JAMA (Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities for Global Health) provides a very thorough review showing how climate change...

Seven reasons to eat seaweed

So good, in fact, that seaweed might soon be an ingredient in functional foods - to make white bread, for example, higher in fibre....

Scientists study possible health benefits of LSD and ecstasy

A growing number of people are taking LSD and other psychedelic drugs such as cannabis and ecstasy to help them cope with a variety...

My OCD reared its ugly head when I tried to come off medication to start a family

A couple of months ago, I found myself standing perilously high on a shopping centre balcony. A day earlier, I had stood on a...

Five health myths reinvestigated

Eat five portions of fruit and veg a day The five-a-day campaign has been running, in one form or another, in the UK since 1993....

Say Why To Drugs – does alcohol put our health on the rocks?

What’s the appeal? When we talk about alcohol as a recreational drug we really mean ethanol, a particular type of alcohol that is produced when...

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WordPress makes a stand for open source morality

Matt Mullenweg, the 23-year-old who is the founding developer of the open source blogging software WordPress, woke up in March to find that disaster...

5 tips on how to diversify your investment

Portfolio diversification is an important thumb rule if you want to be a successful investor. Putting all your money in one particular stock is...

Got WordPress? Time to get it hardened – and scan for exploits

Oh, that in the picture above? It's a control panel that I discovered inside the Free Our Data blog. Click on the buttons and...