10 Tips for Parenting the Strong-willed Child Without Breaking their Will

Do you have a strong-willed child? You’re lucky! Strong-willed children can be a challenge when they’re young. But if sensitively parented, they become terrific teens and young adults. Self-motivated and inner-directed, they go after what they want and are almost impervious to peer pressure. As long as you resist the impulse to “break their will,”…

Nigerian newspaper says it will now call President Buhari a ‘military dictator’ By Bukola Adebayo, CNN Dec 11, 2019.

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) – A Nigerian newspaper has called President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration a dictatorship because of its alleged human rights violations and “disregard” for democratic institutions. In a scathing editorial published on its website on Wednesday, the Punch newspaper said it could no longer ignore the activities of security agencies under President Buhari, which…

India passes controversial citizenship bill that excludes Muslims By Helen Regan, Swati Gupta and Omar Khan, CNN Dec 11, 2019.

(CNN) – India’s parliament has passed a bill that would give Indian citizenship to immigrants from three neighboring countries — but not if they are Muslim. The controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) would fast-track citizenship for religious minorities, including Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians, from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan. Opposition parties say the…

Study reveals how diabetes drug promotes healthy aging

Doctors commonly prescribe metformin to help people with type 2 diabetes lower their blood sugar levels. The drug increases insulin sensitivity through its effects on glucose metabolism. However, although there is clear evidence of metformin’s effectiveness, scientists do not fully understand how it interacts with cells and tissues at the molecular level. Now, a new…

To Boost Mental Health, Spend Time in ‘Blue’ Spaces

Researchers know that spending time in green spaces like parks improves mental health. What about “blue” spaces? Recognizing that integrating nature into cities is an effective public health strategy to improve mental health. Doctors around the world now administer “green prescriptions” — where patients are encouraged to spend time in local nature spaces — based…

Have you found meaning in life? Answer determines health and well-being

Study examines meaning in life and relationship with physical, mental and cognitive functioning Over the last three decades, meaning in life has emerged as an important question in medical research, especially in the context of an aging population. A recent study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that the…

You Can Boost your Fertility Right after a Miscarriage with these helpful Tips

  Your fertility can increase after a miscarriage. Here’s how. Most couples that try to conceive directly after a miscarriage are often worried about fertility issues and fast conception can happen. However, there are certain things you can do to boost fertility right after a miscarriage to increase your chances of conception. Some experts believe…