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Will CRISPR Give us a New Cancer Treatment?

Our DNA and RNA are both full of various proteins that each have roles that in some way affect our health when carried out. Some are involved in …

The Best Natural Supplements That Dermatologists Swear By For Cellulite

Summer is upon us, and that means we get to relish in the excitement of wearing dresses, shorts, and skirts. But, this shift in wardrobe also means …

Why You Should Always Put Weight Training Before Cardio

One of the biggest fitness questions is whether cardio should be done before or after you lift weights. Most advise to do it in whatever order feels …

Retirees flock to Latin America to live an upper-class lifestyle on $1,500 a month

To casual visitors, this colonial town in southern Ecuador looks like it was torn from the pages of history. With its cobbled streets, soaring …

Learning How To Learn

This figure starts with motivation. A student must be motivated (intrinsically and/or extrinsically) in order to have attention in class. Motivation …

The Social Security Do-Over That Baby Boomers Absolutely Need to Know About

If you've regrettably claimed benefits early, this mulligan may come in handy.<p>For many retired Americans, Social Security isn't just another paycheck …

Retirement

A Friendly Guide To Retirement Part 2: Do I Need A Million Dollars To Retire?

In my previous article, I discussed how the concept of retirement has evolved over time. I ended my article with the small combination of factors …

How to maintain, or even improve, your memory as you age

As you age, some slowdown in memory and processing is to be expected. That can mean a forgotten birthday, an accidentally retold story, a temporarily misplaced wallet.<p>Such run-of-the-mill forgetfulness may increase over the years but is usually not — as you may fear — a sign that you’re on the road …

Wellness

All Extremely Happy People Give Up These 17 Behaviors

You have the power to decide how you want to live.<p>Happiness is something that all people want. People spend billions of dollars each year trying to buy material items that are supposed to make them feel fulfilled, only to discover that, once purchased, the goods lose their appeal. Happiness, it …

The Easy Way to Get Focused in Less Than 2 Minutes

On an average morning before 8 a.m., my thoughts go something like:<p>“Is my mum going to be OK?”<p>“Does my dog need acupuncture? Why is she still …

3 ETFs to Help You Build Retirement Wealth

If you want the growth power of stocks in your retirement portfolio, here are three smart ways to get it.<p>The stock market remains the best way to …

Investing

CRISPR Gene-Editing Might Cause Thousands of Unintended Mutations

The popular genetic engineering tool could cause hundreds or thousands of unwanted mutations, potentially creating random side effects.<p>Perhaps the largest medical breakthrough this side of the Human Genome Project has been the invention of CRISPR, a technique for rewriting entire sections of DNA. …

Two years of pension freedoms: if you'd invested your cash and drawn 4pc, what would be left?

Analysis of invested pension pots since new freedoms were introduced two years ago has shown how retirees may have faced alarming 12pc falls in their retirement fund at one stage - before a market recovery helped put them back in the black.<p>Modelling of two years of markets returns since April 2015 …

5 Surprising Foods That Can Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer's

Filling, subtly sweet, and easy to cook up, sweet potatoes are a pleasant sighting on the list of top brain foods. Sweet potato is rich in …

The Most Cringeworthy Retirement Gift I Received

This present sure was a surprise. Not in a good way.<p>I’m glad no one gave me that proverbial inscribed watch when I retired from a successful …

7 Great Sources of Retirement Income

Part of planning for your retirement is deciding on the form your retirement income will take.<p>When the time comes to retire, you'll need to find an …

A massive new study lays out the map of our genetic intelligence

Your intelligence is partly due to hard work, nutrition, and education. But you can also thank (or blame) your genes for your mental abilities.<p>Decades of work on twin studies suggest that genes account for roughly half of variations in IQ seen across a population. And a meta-analysis published this …

Genetics

4 Ways to Find More Meaning in Life

There’s no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life <i>meaning</i>?<p>“Meaning in life” is one of those things everybody insists …

Researchers discover antibody that can help kill cancer cells

<b>New York:</b> Researchers have found that an antibody — originally developed for studying the autoimmune condition multiple sclerosis — can promote the …

Immunotherapy

How to Get Ready for Retirement

Think you're ready for retirement? You may have skimped on the planning side.<p>If you've reached your mid to late 50s, it's time to start making some …

The Next Version of the Apple Watch Will Be Able to Track Your Blood Sugar

Apple initially struggled to sell the Apple Watch. It took a while before the tech giant finally revealed their smartwatch’s sales numbers. Now, …

4 sneaky fees you may pay to your wireless, cable, or Internet provider

Sometimes the advertised price is not what you actually pay.<p>T-MobileCEO John Legere has been a crusader against hidden fees, sneaky charges, and non-optional line items that appear on wireless bills.<p>His company even decided to do away with fees and taxes altogether by offering all-in prices with …

Can Artificial Intelligence become the Next Cancer Detecting Marvel?

Quite possibly. Computers are advancing so fast and what they’re being used for no in the medical field has changed dramatically over the past …

Should the Average American Use an IRA?

Less than one-fifth of Americans actively contribute to an IRA. Here's why you should join this group.<p>The short answer to this question is "yes." The …

Medieval Medical Texts Could Be the Key to Discovering New Antibiotics

For a long time, medieval medicine has been dismissed as irrelevant. This time period is popularly referred to as the “Dark Ages,” which erroneously …

WATCH: Joe Girardi covers home plate with dirt after ejection

May 20, 2017; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi (28) covers the home plate with dirt after he gets ejected by umpire …

Break Into the Lucrative World of Ethical Hacking with Over 45 Hours of Immersive Content

<b>Ethical Hacker Bootcamp for 2017</b><p>Break Into a Career As An Ethical Hacker<p>Ethical hackers are in huge demand in the wake of highly publicized hacks and …

Is It Cheaper to Buy or Rent Your Home? Here's the Real Answer

Owning a home isn't for everyone, but make sure you know how to properly evaluate this major financial decision.<p>Home prices in the U.S. are up by …

Personal Finance