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Weed Is Everywhere, So Why Is It Still a Medical Mystery?

Weed Is Everywhere, So Why Is It Still a Medical Mystery?

A couple hours outside London, thousands of cannabis plants are growing in this enormous glasshouse. Scientists here are testing different strains, processing raw plant matter, and converting it into potent medicinal extracts. But this isn’t your typical grow house, it’s a pharmaceutical research operation in the U.K. — which as it turns out, is the […]

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What It’s Like To Get Laser Eye Surgery

What It’s Like To Get Laser Eye Surgery

It definitely hurts. Hi, I’m Michelle, and I’ve been wearing glasses for 16 years and contacts for about nine. I was always hesitant about getting LASIK because it’s expensive, and the idea of lasers cutting up my cornea scares me. But recently, my contacts have been getting really uncomfortable, and I just got to a […]

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Sleep Experts Debunk 15 Sleep Myths

Sleep Experts Debunk 15 Sleep Myths

Rebecca Robbins: All right. “Many adults need five hours of sleep or less.” Now, this is a myth. “Loud snoring is annoying but mostly harmless.” David Rapoport: Loud snoring is actually a sign that there is a blockage in your throat. Robbins: “Your brain and body will adapt to less sleep.” This is a myth. […]

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Wanted: 10,000 Dogs To Help Scientists Study Canine Aging | TODAY
DNA Research Show Modern Humans Benefit From Neanderthal DNA

DNA Research Show Modern Humans Benefit From Neanderthal DNA

LOVE STORY – THE LIKES OF WHICH MAY SHAPE YOUR HEALTH AND WELL-BEING FOR GENERATIONS TO COME. ONLY ON FIVE, ALLEN MARTIN DIGS DEEP INTO HIS INNER CAVEMAN. ocean SOUTH OF SPAIN, ON THE ROCK OF GIBRALTAR, OFF THE MEDITERANNEAN SEA, YOU’LL FIND THE CAVES INSIDE – – UP A CATWALK – – ARCHEOLOGISTS ARE […]

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The Science of Sleep (and the Art of Productivity) | Dr. Matthew Carter | TEDxNorthAdams

The Science of Sleep (and the Art of Productivity) | Dr. Matthew Carter | TEDxNorthAdams

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs I’d like to start by asking you to imagine yourself in the following scenario: you are a high school senior, or the parent of a high school senior, and you’re interested in a potential college, and so you arrange for a campus visit. And you go on a campus […]

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What’s the Deal with Lyme Disease? – Sharp Science

What’s the Deal with Lyme Disease? – Sharp Science

It’s 90 degrees here in New York City and the streets are bustling with people and dogs. But guess what other creature is bustling through the city? I’m talking about ticks. (Music) This crawling, yet undetectable insect is responsible for Lyme disease. A debilitating illness that’s been in the headlines for affecting celebrities like Avril […]

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The Science of Receiving Feedback: Mentor Workshop Introduction

The Science of Receiving Feedback: Mentor Workshop Introduction

I don’t know anybody who thinks that feedback conversations work. Whether that’s in your family or with your friends or in your organization, whether you have it to give or unsolicited advice or criticism or offhand comments or your performance review are being aimed at you, the feedback conversations are dreaded and often dismissed. And […]

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HOW to get more quality sleep | (Science of Sleep Pt 2)

HOW to get more quality sleep | (Science of Sleep Pt 2)

I assume you’re here because you already understand that sleep is a top priority for good health. But in either case let me first quickly point out just one thing about sleep. Before you stay up late to get just little bit more work done, or to watch that movie newly added to netflix, think […]

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What you should know about vaping and e-cigarettes | Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin

What you should know about vaping and e-cigarettes | Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin

“It gets easier, right?” These are the words I often hear from young parents who are new to the game of worrying about their children. I tell them that it doesn’t. It gets different, but there’s always something to worry about as parents. I remember how I would lie half-awake at night listening to my […]

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