being alone
People with limited social contact in their lives were more likely to die earlier, providing a rather sound argument for better social services, outreach, and support for older adults.
harassment
Because we believe that we’d aggressively defend ourselves when harassed, we tend to look down on those who do not, arguing that people contribute to their own victimization by not being more assertive.
body acceptance
science!
Turns out all that tough talk about being able to smell fear might actually have some validity, according to some researchers in The Netherlands who just published a study on chemosignals.
in

Nov 8, 2012 at 3:30pm | 25 comments

cats
Cats may be frustrating sometimes, they may be sassy, they may be determined to wreak havoc around the house, but one thing they won’t do, apparently, is increase your risk of cancer.
in

Aug 22, 2012 at 6:00pm | 21 comments