The author, Arash Javanbakht, at his gym. Javanbakht did not like to exercise until he found an activity he enjoyed.
Many doctors believe that exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that modern medicine has in its arsenal. But have you ever wondered why that is so? Your brain actually benefits, too.
House of Representatives members and staff walk the article of impeachment against Donald Trump across the Capitol.
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There are a lot of questions about the point of putting on trial someone who is no longer in office.
Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 61.
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The US faces many of the same problems Germans faced after World War II: how to reject, punish and delegitimize the enemies of democracy. There are lessons in how Germany handled that challenge.
Statue of George Washington in front of Federal Hall in New York City.
The term can be traced back to the Founding Fathers.
President Donald Trump gestures during a Jan. 6 speech in Washington, D.C.
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Calls have emerged from many sources for Congress or the Cabinet to remove Trump from office in the wake of the U.S. Capitol incursion Jan. 6. Who could act, and what could they do?
Most states have avoided deep education budget cuts this year, but they project revenue shortfalls for the coming school year.
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Layoffs and pay freezes next year would hurt in-class instruction and student progress when it's most needed.
For both children and adults, practicing mindfulness can improve brain function and enhance the immune system.
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Many adults have benefited from mindfulness in recent years. Could the practice also benefit children? A researcher looked at that and found promising results.
Rise and shine!
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The mystery of how the brain creates consciousness still puzzles scientists, but the mechanics of waking up are starting to be understood.
Alleviating major depression for the long term involves more than just drugs.
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Drugs like ketamine can relieve depression symptoms, including suicidal thoughts, within hours, but they also carry risks that patients need to understand.
Some people argue the poor service is because of a stereotype that Black people tip less.
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It's long been known that Black patrons of bars and restaurants tend to get worse service than white customers. What's not been well understood is precisely why.
A woman views a manipulated video that changes what is said by President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama.
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A philosopher writes about why many of us are feeling tired with the constant onslaught of information coming at us.
Hundreds of CBD products – including gummies – are now on the market.
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The jury's still out on whether or not CBD relieves stress and anxiety.
An early case will test Justice Barrett’s credentials as a favorite of religious conservatives.
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The case Fulton v. Philadelphia is about foster care. But questions over a decades-old Supreme Court ruling may have wider implications.
It’s time, says the author, to take the red pill.
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Remember what life was like before social media took over? Now that the election is over, it might be a good time to take back our lives.
Parents who felt their child’s school supported them during the transition to remote learning reported less anxiety and depression, according to a recent survey.
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Schools can impact the mental health and well-being of not just students but their parents, too.
In ancient Athens, most government officials were selected at random from among citizens eligible to fill the positions.
To overhaul an election redistricting process tainted by gerrymandering, Michigan has adopted a governance mechanism prominent 2,500 years ago in ancient Athens, the birthplace of democracy.
Police officers Jimenez and Mamolite hug before the funeral for slain New York City police officer Dillon Stewart outside the New Life Tabernacle Church in New York on Dec. 6, 2005,
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Police officers face dangerous situations every day, and many suffer trauma as a result.
When a life ends, those who remain deal with the body.
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A funeral director explains how the bodies of the deceased are prepared for burial or cremation in the United States.
A woman sits at a site in James Town, Accra, demolished in May 2020 to make way for a new fishing port complex.
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The patterns of colonial spatial violence that played out in Ghanaian cities echo around the world.
Esta técnica de modificación del comportamiento reduce los signos de agresión y contribuye a que los niños sigan las normas familiares.
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Debido a la pandemia de COVID-19, los padres pasan más tiempo de lo habitual con sus hijos, por lo que necesitan más que nunca que la disciplina en casa funcione. Esta técnica suele ser muy efectiva.