Experts share mistakes everyone makes when doing core workouts

If you’ve gone to the effort of working out, it’s always a good idea to make sure you’re doing it right, not only to avoid injury but to ensure you aren’t wasting your time. But one particular workout that can be particularly hard to master is (of course) core workouts, which is exactly why we’ve spoken to health and fitness […]

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Weird traits Geminis all share

If you’re born between May 21 and June 21, and have a personality that friends and loved ones can only describe as unique, contradictory, and downright weird, you’d likely be considered a typical Gemini, whose house is ruled by the planet Mercury, and whose sign is a pair of twins (via Zodiac Thing). Stars Like You says people under the […]

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Fake news feels less immoral to share when we’ve seen it before

People who repeatedly encounter a fake news item may feel less and less unethical about sharing it on social media, even when they don’t believe the information, research indicates. In a series of experiments involving more than 2,500 people, Daniel A. Effron, a London Business School associate professor of organizational behavior, and Medha Raj, a Ph.D. student at the University […]

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Chinese-born seniors share views on elder abuse

A new study from U of T Mississauga highlights an important information gap that may leave some seniors in Canada vulnerable to abuse and neglect. Social demographer Weiguo Zhang has spent two decades studying aging seniors in China. In 2016, the assistant professor of sociology embarked on a new series of studies to assess how aging Chinese immigrants were faring […]

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Share of women seeking out-of-state abortions increases

At a routine ultrasound when she was five months pregnant, Hevan Lunsford began to panic when the technician took longer than normal, then told her she would need to see a specialist. Lunsford, a nurse in Alabama, knew it was serious and begged for an appointment the next day. That’s when the doctor gave her and her husband the heart-wrenching […]

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