More User-Friendly Psychotherapy, Genetic Risk Profiling, and the Secret to a Longer Life

Your couch or mine: Telephone therapy is almost as effective as face-to-face consultations for depression.

Birth control for weeds: A new way to use herbicides.

Can your genes predict Alzheimer’s? No.

Robbing the cradle is bad for women’s health: “Marrying an older man shortens a woman’s lifespan, but having a younger husband reduces it even more.”

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  1. Virginia says:

    The telephone story is not news. Anyone who has ever called his or her mother for a quick pep talk knows that it’s almost as good.

  2. Devon Herrick says:

    About telephone therapy…

    Virginia, I’m waiting for psychotherapy by email or text message. Maybe even group therapy, where participants in a counseling session share 140-character “tweets” on Twitter back and forth between their therapist.

  3. Ken says:

    Sounds like women lose out no matter what. But aren’t you ignoring that women outlive men by a considerable number of years.

  4. Bart Ingles says:

    It sounds like they’re onto an easier way to keep those annoying seeds from ruining your sinsemilla.

  5. monkeywrench says:

    “Better to be an old man’s darling than a young man’s slave.” — English Proverb, current since the XVI century.