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THOUGHT CATALOG

I’ve worked throughout California in over 15 different hospitals, and have seen people die from all kinds of drug abuse, from alcohol to methamphetamine, heroin, and even prescription drugs. But I’ve never seen so many people die of cocaine than at the hospital at which I work in Compton.


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MADE MAN

Yes, half of your happiness is just in your genetics—talk about the genetic lottery. Can I buy a Powerball ticket for that sucker? And 40 percent of it is within your control; it’s your behavior, and that makes sense. It’s the 10 percent “situational” part, however, that I find hard to believe.


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THE DAILY MEAL

Everyone has some facet of his or her being that causes a bit of unhappiness. Whether it’s awkwardly long fingers, an unfortunately positioned mole, or a few extra pounds around the midsection, we all have one or two things about our own bodies that bug us or that we wish we could change.


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MADE MAN

Chivalry dates back to medieval times and refers to the code of conduct that a knight (“caballarius” means horseman) abided by. Behaviors. Actions. A moral framework. Rules. Chivalrous conduct largely revolved around war, church and the ladies.


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THOUGHT CATALOG

Many moons ago, I went to dinner with a CEO of a tech company in San Francisco. Not going to lie, I was a little intimidated and not sure how to handle the situation. I mean, she’s a boss—should I take the lead by planning the date?


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BYRDIE

Let me guess: This morning you woke up with half a headache and some gas, did a little Googling, and now you’re convinced you have a brain tumor. Trust me when I say I understand: You and your paranoid WebMD searches are not uncommon.


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HEALTHLINE

Most of us remember that week before school started when our parent sent us to bed — and woke us — early to get us back into “the routine.” Is that really the best way to prepare your children for a new school year?


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BUSTLE

Headaches can come out of nowhere and cause us pain — or so it seems. Turns out, there are a number of causes for headaches you might not know are triggers, but not all of them should have us running to the doctor in fear.


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BUSTLE

Most of us spend the majority of our days cooped up at our desks. Spending time in nature can have profound health effects, and if you’re inside too often, you may be exhibiting some signs that you aren’t spending enough time outside.


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MEN’S JOURNAL

Your doctor is one of the smartest sources for weight-loss help, but many doctors aren’t good at doling out guidance for their heaviest patients. A study found that doctors showed less empathy when dealing with the overweight and obese.


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THRILLIST

Despite what you’ve heard, the “eight glasses a day” recommendation doesn’t really have much merit — in fact, you can comfortably go up to a gallon daily and be just fine, if not in better health than you ever were before.


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