Relationship

10 Facts That Prove Friends Are Ridiculously Healthy For Us

Everyday Wellness According to science, friends can make us happier, healthier, and yes, even more beautiful. Friends literally make you healthier mentatdgt/Shutterstock In a study completed by Claire Yang, a sociologist at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, she found that people with close social ties had lower blood pressure, body mass index, waist circumference and […]

Food & Nutrition

11 Seafood Facts That Will Change How You Eat Fish Forever

Look beyond salmon and shrimp stockcreations/Shutterstock So-called “trash fish” or underappreciated species such as lionfish, rockfish, cape shark, pollock, and redfish, are readily available, inexpensive and tasty, but people don’t know much about them. That’s beginning to change, however, as chefs get behind this movement. “Pollock is just as good as cod, porgy is so […]

Food & Nutrition

10 “Facts” About Eggs That Just Aren’t True

Healthy Eating Hint: You’ll want to stop ordering them off most “light breakfast” menus. People with high cholesterol shouldn’t eat eggs Jaral Lertjamekorn/Shutterstock For years, doctors told patients at risk for heart disease that they should avoid high-cholesterol foods—and with 211 milligrams of cholesterol (70 percent of your daily recommendation), eggs were kept on the […]

Health

Bipolar Disorder and Psychosis: 8 Facts to Know

If you’ve never really understood what bipolar disorder is, it’s a mental illness characterized by unusual changes in a person’s mood, thinking, energy levels, activity output, and ability to function. There are a lot of misconceptions about bipolar disorder, and one of the most commonly misunderstood aspects is the link between bipolar disorder and psychosis. […]

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Borderline Personality Disorder: 13 Facts Everyone Should Know

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is an often profoundly misunderstood mental health condition commonly conflated with bipolar disorder. In reality, it’s an entirely different mental illness. Take a few minutes to read the facts below and better understand borderline personality disorder, along with the people who live with it. 1. Borderline personality disorder often causes symptoms […]