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Official advice on low-fat diet and cholesterol is wrong, says health charity

Report accuses UK public health bodies of colluding with food industry and calls for overhaul of dietary guidelines<p>Urging people to follow low-fat diets and to lower their cholesterol is having “disastrous health consequences”, a health charity has warned.<p>In a damning report that accuses major …

Sorry seems to be hardest word? Not anymore. Scientists reveal the perfect way to apologise

Elton John once sang that sorry seemed to be hardest word but now scientists have found that the perfect apology requires more than just the word 'sorry' itself.<p>Based on the findings of a new study, researchers said there are six key elements to make one's apology more sincere and easy to accept …

The Latest: Peruvian woman killed in Brussels airport attack

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the explosions Tuesday at Brussels airport and a subway station (all times local):<p>3 a.m.<p>Peru's Foreign Ministry says a …

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Too Much Brain Pruning May Cause Schizophrenia, Study Finds

Scientists pursuing the biological roots of schizophrenia have zeroed in on a potential factor — a normal brain process that gets kicked into overdrive. The finding could someday lead to ways to treat the disease or even prevent it.<p>The result — accomplished by analysis of genetics, autopsy brain …

5 Myths About Entrepreneurship

In October 2013, the Stanford GSB Dean of Admissions welcomed our MBA class to California as the place of the new Renaissance. He argued that centuries ago the De Medici family supported an incredible period of cultural progress in Italy; today, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and academics are …

Birth Control Pill Not Linked To Birth Defects: Study

Using oral contraceptives right before or during pregnancy is not associated with a higher risk of birth defects, a new study reports.<p>The Pill is the …

House Speaker Paul Ryan: Obama's actions on guns as 'a distraction'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Speaker Paul Ryan ripped President Barack Obama on Wednesday, saying he should be more focused on combating terrorism than issuing new executive actions to address gun sales.<p>"I think it would be nice if he would actually focus on defeating ISIS, on calling radical Islamic …

Women Are Telling The Supreme Court How Abortions Improved Their Lives

Elizabeth Driehaus was 31 and in a PhD program in computer science when she had casual sex on a trip to Europe that left her pregnant. Not wanting to …

This gadget simulates oral sex with suction

Fiera wants to jumpstart women's libido<p>Fiera Arouser for Her, on display at CES 2016, is one of the latest in a new trend of sex toys for women called suction oral sex stimulators. It's aimed at stimulating blood flow to the genitals, to help women suffering from low libido get in the mood before …

How Do They Get the Soup Into Soup Dumplings?

Trailblazing Chinese chef Martin Yan shows the world the secret behind classic xiao long bao, or soup dumplings, in a new video from the team behind <i>Lucky Peach</i>. Watch Yan and a dumpling chef mix the dough for the wrappers, blend the filling so that it's "very, very smooth, and very light," fill the …

9 Recipes to Ramp Up Your Chicken Breast Game

<i>Pictured: Easy Thai Grilled Chicken Breasts from CHOW</i>Chicken? It’s a crowd-pleaser. Thanks to its lean white meat status, chicken breast is full of …

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5 Weeknight Dishes Great for March, From Twice-Baked Potatoes to Pork Chops

Pork chop perfection, weeknight cake (!), a meaty take on lentils, and more wonderful ways to liven up your dinner table.<p></head>Pork chop perfection, weeknight cake (!), a meaty take on lentils, and more wonderful ways to liven up your dinner table:<p>Starch de Triomphe<p>Double-baking means double the …

6 Homemade Takeout Dishes Your Family Will Love

Why spend money on take-out when you can make the same dishes even better at home? These flavorful and family-friendly recipes will one-up your favorite restaurant meals.<p><b>1. Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>Sweet, plump shrimp are simmered in a rich and fragrant coconut sauce infused with lemongrass, ginger, hot …

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Meet the little girl who’s been 'designed' to help beat Huntington’s disease

Adorable seven-month-old Amelia Queen is a baby with a difference<p>Baby Amelia Queen, aged seven months, was genetically engineered in a laboratory to help beat an incurable disease which has blighted her family.<p>Her birth is one of the first in Britain which is hoped will help eradicate devastating …

Brain scans show extroverts come in 2 types

When scientists scanned the brains of two types of extroverts—”people persons” and “go-getters”—they found similarities, but also distinct …

How to Make the Ultimate Mac & Cheese.... Because It's Important

Our digital food editor walks you through the steps to creating the perfect mac & cheese—a recipe everyone should know how to make.<p>There's not really a debate at this point—macaroni and cheese is pretty much universally accepted as the ultimate comfort food. But the dish comes in many forms, and …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

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