Seven Ideas From Around the World that Could Boost Your Health

In the rancorous debate over Obamacare, we often forget that the US healthcare system ranks at the bottom of most developed countries — at least when it comes to money spent and benefits gained on well-being. Are there lessons we can learn from other cultures when it comes to boosting health? Here are seven tips that you don’t need a passport for.

Women with a Thicker Brain Cortex Are More Likely to Have Autism

Having a thicker outer layer of the brain is linked to an increased likelihood of having autism. The cerebral cortex is the wrinkled outer layer of the brain that is responsible for many of our most human traits, including thought, language and consciousness. This layer is typically thicker in men than in women, and its structure has been linked to differences in personality.

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