This is the Only Robe You Should Give to Your Mom

Part of being a Mom is loving robes. A good robe brings her back to your family vacation to Niagara Falls and the Marriott hotel («well isn’t this a nice robe»). It’s her go-to attire for all activities before 8AM, conjuring memories of making Eggos on Saturday morning. It hides ratty old pajamas. In short,…

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Books News: John le Carré’s Next Novel to Land in 2019

George Smiley is not coming back (yet), but John le Carré is. The renowned spy novelist’s next book, “Agent Running in the Field,” will be published in October 2019, his publisher Viking announced today. Le Carré’s most recently published book, “A Legacy of Spies” (2017), featured the first appearance in 27 years by Smiley, an…

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3 Stellar Diet Plans for Healthier Weight Loss

There’s no better way to manage weight than to prepare meal plans that are right for our needs. One thing’s for sure, the success in our journey towards better weight loss will depend greatly on the types of diets we choose. Still, it’s important to tread lightly when it comes to weight loss diets. As…

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The Checkup: Why Is Children’s Masturbation Such a Secret?

I first came across the word, naturally, by reading ahead of my grade level; at age 10, I was ostentatiously reading my father’s copy of Margaret Mead’s “Coming of Age in Samoa,” the book that had convinced him to become an anthropologist. I asked my mother, what is masturbation? And I remember her answer: “Touching…

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Hospital-Acquired Infections Are Declining

Image The risk of getting a hospital-acquired infection is decreasing. In a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine, researchers surveyed almost 200 hospitals caring for about 12,000 patients across the country in 2011 and again in 2015, reviewing medical records to find cases of health care-associated infection. They found that in 2015,…

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Podcasts Are Getting Newsier. Here Are 8 New Ones Worth a Listen.

They were called audioblogs when they started out. They were casual and rambling, the aural equivalent of the diarylike entries posted on WordPress or LiveJournal in the 1990s. Last decade podcasts became more polished and professional, not to mention profitable — but they stayed away from daily news for the most part. That changed last…

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8 Foods Rich in Collagen

The fight against skin aging is added to the daily routine of most women. But one often overlooks the fact that the youth of a person does not depend on creams at all. Elastic and glowing skin depends on collagen as one of the most important proteins in the body. It is contained in connective…

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Police to Auction Off an Inmate’s Designer Sneakers

LONDON — A young Briton sentenced to six years in jail for a weapons charge after firing a gun at a blue Jaguar will lose more than his freedom. The police in Gloucestershire, in southwestern England, plan to auction off some of his most precious possessions: designer sneakers. The luxury footwear collection — 55 pairs…

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Medical News Today: This form of brain training may help treat severe schizophrenia

New research has revealed that targeted cognitive training can successfully reduce cognitive impairment in treatment-resistant schizophrenia. Altering certain neural pathways may improve cognitive ability in people with treatment-resistant schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is one of the 15 leading causes of disability globally. In the United States, this condition affects more than 3 million people. Symptoms of schizophrenia…

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