Ways We Think About Time The Wrong Way

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Why Exercise Doesn’t Always Lead to Weight Loss

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It’s Complicated… Or is It?

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Should care be different? Written by Michael Richardson About 5 percent of women with breast cancer are under 40. With age, risk increases. Women over 70 experience the highest rates; about a third of those diagnosed are older than 70. The problem is, according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the “geriatric population is …

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time management

It’s time to rethink time. Written by Michael Richardson Is the tick-tock of life a symphony of sound or the rhythm of impending doom? What is time for you? Taking Back Time Humans invented the tick tock noise, and humans can take control of it, even if it momentarily slips from our grasp. Starting 5,000 …

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Disorganization mental health

Partial to hoarding? That’s okay. Keep it, fix it, burn it, lose it. So many choices when it comes to . . . stuff. Your choices are far from trivial, however. Cluttered space and disorganization make life feel muddled, and can turn a sentimental home into an unfeeling stockpile. Fortunately, solutions aren’t needles in the …

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Midwife use is on the rise. Here’s what expecting mothers should understand. Written by Michael Richardson The proportion of births attended by a midwife is the highest it has been for decades, putting midwifery in a spotlight that has attracted both praise and criticism. Safety concerns some who see this rise in foregoing OB/GYNs, but …

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exercise no weight loss

A Cochrane review of 43 studies dealing with exercise for weight loss found that “compared with no treatment, exercise resulted in small weight losses across studies.” Uh… what? Let’s digest this for a moment. These researchers are saying that they reviewed dozens of studies and found that exercise really doesn’t have a big impact on …

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to do list

How Life Seems More Complicated Than It Is Written by Michael Richardson  A hilarious book called Reasons My Kid Is Crying compiles a list of ridiculous reasons why kids cry, submitted by parents along with pictures of the sobbing children. Here are some of the funniest reasons: “He thought the microwave ate his lunch.” “Someone …

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lung cancer stigma

Changing how we think about this deadly disease A quick flip through TV channels or a magazine would probably lead one to believe that breast cancer and prostate cancer are the most serious cancer threats we face. While those battles are of great importance, many don’t realize that lung cancer is actually the number one …

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gender differences

Cooties and Cooperation Written by Michael Richardson  Women are bad at driving and too emotional. Men are angry and lazy. Stereotypes like these and many more persist in our culture today, even though science tells another story. With both biological and societal roots, gender dissimilarities do exist, but they often don’t follow society’s stereotypes, and …

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media portrayals of fathers

Foolish Father or Proper Patriarch Written by Michael Richardson  The typical father found on television is incompetent, sex-driven or clueless, and often all three. These TV dads, ranging from Homer Simpson to Phil Dunphee, are good for a laugh, but their effect on the institution of fatherhood might not be a laughing matter. Why It …

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facing fears

You’ve felt it, but can you handle it? Written by Michael Richardson Fear is irrational. Easy to say, yes. But then a spider appears on the wall and you lose it, even though the very un-poisonous spider is about 1/1000 of your size. Fear is a lot of things. For some, fear is fun (think …

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