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"Another Side Effect of Cancer: Suicidal Thoughts" – Healthline

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and author of Your Next Big Thing, spoke with Healthline about the warning signs of suicide. “If someone you know talks about killing themselves, having no reason to live, feeling like things would be better if they weren’t there, feels trapped, or says that they feel like a burden […]

"What Finger Length May Say About Your Mental Health" – Yahoo! Health

Look down at your hands, you’d be surprised what you can learn about your brain.       If your eyes are the windows to your soul, can your hands offer a peek into your mind? Possibly so, according to a recent study. Scientists in Turkey found that the length of a man’s finger — particularly […]

"What Finger Length May Say About Your Mental Health" – Everyday Health

Research links finger length to schizophrenia risk in men, but what do the experts say? If your eyes are the windows to your soul, can your hands offer a peek into your mind? Possibly so, according to a recent study. Scientists in Turkey found that the length of a man’s finger — particularly the ratio […]

"The 2 Key Factors That Explain Why People Commit Violent Hate Crimes" – Business Insider

Dylann Roof’s motives for initiating a mass shooting this past Wednesday are clear. The 21 year-old admitted to investigators that he wanted to start a race war, and killing nine people at a bible study in his hometown of Charleston, South Carolina, was meant to be the catalyst. Roof’s racism-fueled act doesn’t square with a racist slip of […]

"Caitlyn Jenner's New Face: The Physical — and Emotional — Effects of Facial Feminizing Surgery" – Yahoo! Health

Imagine looking in the mirror and seeing that, overnight, your face has transformed. Caitlyn Jenner went through this experience after having facial feminization surgery (FFS), a series of procedures that alter the face to increase its femininity. In an upcoming Vanity Fair interview, she reports suffering a panic attack the day after, and recalls thinking, “What did I just […]

The Surprising Ways Spring Cleaning Can Improve Your Health

Experts weigh in on how de-cluttering your home can offer some pretty hefty health benefits Cleaning, organizing and sprucing up your home may not sound like your idea of a fun way to kick off spring, but aside from making your home look and feel shiny and new, “spring cleaning” happens to offer a handful […]

Spring Cleaning: It's Not Just for Closets Anymore

3 Tips For De-Cluttering Your Mind To Get A Fresh Start This Spring Many people accumulate more stuff in their homes while spending more time indoors during the winter. If you look around you may notice gifts that you received but didn’t really want, cards you meant to send out (eek!) or that ambitious knitting […]