NEW YORK – Chuck Close is an American artist, famous for painting large portraits. Severely paralyzed, Close is confined to a wheelchair. Former models have accused him of asking them to take their clothes off and of using sexual language that made them feel harassed.
There is a widespread perception that mental ill health is on the rise in the West, in tandem with a prolonged decline in collective well-being.
People over the age of 65 make up a larger percentage of the global population than ever before.
Donald Trump has been under constant fire from critics since he began his campaign in the summer of 2015, and his presidency has so far been perhaps the most chaotic and bizarre in recent decades.
PRINCETON Last month, an Egyptian court sentenced Laura Plummer, a 33-year old English shop worker, to three years in prison for smuggling 320 doses of tramadol into the country. Tramadol is a prescription opioid available in the United Kingdom for pain relief.
Supplements are a multi-billion dollar industry.
Two American academics who lost relatives in the liquidation of Western Ukrainian political prisoners in World War II have compiled the first exhaustive account of this little-known Soviet killing spree. What happened?
When people experience stress, the adrenal glands that sit on top of the kidneys release a steroid hormone called cortisol.
Its January, so its likely that you have set yourself goals to be more physically active and less stressed in 2018. Paradoxically, better goals would be to stop worrying about how much exercise youre getting and to stop worrying about being too stressed.
Whether you get mesmerised by Vincent van Goghs painting The Starry Night or Albert Einsteins theories about spacetime, youll probably agree that both pieces of work are products of mindblowing creativity.
Ever since we learned that eighty percent of self-described "born-again" Christians supported Donald Trump's candidacy for president, there has been a discussion about how these Christians define their faith.
Happiness is the subject of countless quotations, slogans, self-help books and personal choices.
President Trump’s announcement on Wednesday, Dec. 6 that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel received widespread criticism.
In the wake of the deluge of news about sexual harassment and alleged assaults by several high-profile and powerful men, it is important to look at the causes and consequences of forced sex in the workplace – but also in intimate relationships.
A place of spacious dimensions, and large population, with fine bazaars. It contains numerous mosques, and there is no wall around it.
The announcement that Prince Harry is set to marry American actress Meghan Markle provoked a flurry of articles about the British royal family becoming multicultural.
People discuss their problems with friends in the hope that they’ll gain some insight into how to solve them. And even if they don’t find a way to solve their problems, it feels good to let off some steam. Indeed, having close friends to confide in is a good buffer against poor mental health.
Everyone knows what it feels like to have consciousness: it’s that self-evident sense of personal awareness, which gives us a feeling of ownership and control over the thoughts, emotions and experiences that we have every day.
Paul Cézanne painted his uncle Dominique Aubert at least 9 times in 1866, when the artist was 27 years old.