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More than 600 charged in nation’s largest health care fraud investigation

The Justice Department charged more than 600 people, including 165 doctors and other medical professionals, with making $2 billion in false billings in what Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday was the nation’s largest ever health care fraud takedown.<p>The cases are connected to the nation’s …

Health Care

Want Your Child To Eat (Almost) Everything? There Is A Way

Experts will tell you that if you want to raise a kid who eats just about everything, you should feed them what you eat — assuming you're eating a varied, healthy diet. It's what most cultures have done for most of human history.<p>But American culture sends parents a very different message. Kids …

Nutrition

Farthest known galaxy in the universe discovered, 2500 light-years away

Nasa scientists have spotted the farthest known galaxy in the universe, a primitive cluster of stars just 500 million years old.<p>An intensive survey …

Universe

Even more evidence that we’re eating all wrong

Forget fat, it’s carbs that might stick it to your ticker.<p>From the glorious gluttony that is the turducken, to the gustatory pleasures (#foodporn) that make up so many Instagram photos, Americans sure do know how to eat. <i>What to eat</i>—that is, what we should be eating to stay healthy—remains somewhat …

Eight tips to help delayed stomach emptying

Gastroparesis is a relatively common digestive disorder, affecting up to four percent of people in the United States.<p>Symptoms can range from mild to …

12 Times to Try Lifestyle Changes Before Medication

Americans often rush—or get rushed—into taking drugs too quickly.<p>Sometimes doctors prescribe them for problems—back pain, heartburn, and insomnia, …

Wellness

Coconut oil: are the health benefits a big fat lie?

It’s the latest ‘superfood’, endorsed by wellness bloggers and celebrities, yet it contains more saturated fat than lard. Is coconut oil really all it’s cracked up to be?<p>It wasn’t that long ago that the closest most Britons got to a coconut was at the fairground or on the inside of a Bounty bar. …

Coconut

The No-Knead, No-Fuss Recipe That Will Get You Baking Bread Every Week

This is it: the bread recipe so simple and good, it will get you baking bread every week—even if you’ve never made a loaf in your life. It’s the comforting, no-knead peasant bread that’s ready in as few as 2 hours, unlike other no-knead breads that are ready ... tomorrow.<p>It's the bread that, …

6 Things You Need to Know About Your Immune System

You probably don’t think much about your immune system until you’re willing it to banish a nasty bug. But your immune system does a great job …

Immunotherapy

Here’s Exactly How Much Water You Should Drink Every Day

You've probably heard you're supposed to drink at least eight 8-ounce glasses of water daily. That's almost enough to fill a 2 liter bottle—which …

Wellness

How to live to 100: Town full of centenarians spills its secrets

<b>Acciaroli, Italy (CNN) —</b> "Eat badly and work hard," 94-year-old Giuseppe told me when I asked him the secret to a long life.<p>Giuseppe was taking me to his garden, which he tends to every day, growing tomatoes, peppers, lemons, oranges and lotus fruit.<p>We had come to his hometown of Acciaroli, south …

Italy

8 Food Myths You Need To Stop Believing

You can find healthy eating advice on every corner. That doesn’t mean it’s good advice, though. Nutrition research can be confusing, and it’s always …

How Should I Eat for Hypothyroidism?

If you’ve been diagnosed with hypothyroidism, you might feel relief to finally understand why you’ve been feeling down or have had trouble losing …

Wellness

Elon Musk says the only reason he wants to make money is to colonize Mars

Elon Musk's ambitious plan to turn the human race into a multi-planetary species, starting first with the colonization of Mars, will cost a lot of money. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO, who laid out his Mars plans today at a press conference, hopes to eventually make the cost of taking a trip to Mars …

Hara Hachi Bu: The Okinawan's Secret to Longevity

Hara hachi bu (also commonly referred to as <i>hara hachi bun me</i>) is a Confucian teaching that advises people to eat only until they are approximately 80 …

What It Feels Like to Die

Science is just beginning to understand the experience of life’s end.<p>“Do you want to know what will happen as your body starts shutting down?”<p>My mother and I sat across from the hospice nurse in my parents’ Colorado home. It was 2005, and my mother had reached the end of treatments for metastatic …

Medicine

Here's How Much Power You'd Actually Get from Solar Panels on Your Roof

Or from a wind turbine in your backyard.<p>One of the problems with setting up renewable power sources—like solar panels or wind turbines—is that it can be difficult to predict just how much power they will generate once they're built.<p>Say you're considering installing some solar panels on the roof of …

9 Signs You've Developed A Food Allergy As An Adult

Most people assume that a food allergy or intolerance is something you develop as a kid that may or may not stick with you throughout your life. But …

Food Allergies

Earth’s Collision With Another Planet Probably Started Life

Researchers from Rice University say that around 4.4 billion years ago, a Mercury-like planet smashed into Earth, seeding our primordial planet with …

Two Veteran Fresno, California, Corrections Officers Shot by Jail Visitor

Two veteran California corrections officers were in critical condition after they were allegedly shot by a gang member visiting the Fresno County Jail Saturday, authorities said.<p>Juanita Davila, with 18 years of experience, and Toamalama Scanlan, with 10 years of experience, both underwent surgery …

Crime

A Lightning Strike Just Killed 300 Reindeer in Norway

RIP.<p>More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by a lighting strike in a Norwegian national park, and experts say they’ve never seen anything like …

Weather

Fall from tree may have killed human ancestor Lucy, study suggests

The famous human ancestor known as Lucy walked the Earth, but it was her tree climbing that might have led to her demise, a new study suggests.<p>An analysis of her partial skeleton reveals breaks in her right arm, left shoulder, right ankle and left knee — injuries that researchers say resulted from …

California lawmakers pass rape bill inspired by Stanford case

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California lawmakers, responding to outrage over the six-month jail term given to a former Stanford University swimmer after his conviction for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman, passed legislation on Monday closing a loophole that allowed the sentence.<p>A hand-made …

Stanford University

The truth about superfoods

How hipster is seaweed? Are avocados actually a disaster for the environment? Do goji berries really make you live for ever? We examine the evidence<p>Few lies can be told in one word, but “superfood” manages it. It is such an appealing idea: that some foods are healthy, some unhealthy and some …

Immune System

15 Red Flags of Problematic Eating

Our relationship with food is undoubtedly complex, and sometimes the lines between healthy and unhealthy eating get blurred. This is because …

Mental Health

No-Bake Peanut Butter Granola Bars

<b>No-Bake Peanut Butter Granola Bars</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p>7 large pitted medjool dates (about 1/2 cup packed), soaked<br>• 5 tablespoons hot water<br>• 1/2 cup natural peanut …

Lightened-Up No-Bake Cheesecake

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1/2 cup (60 grams) finely crushed low-fat plain granola (certified gluten-free if necessary)<br>• 1 (8-ounce or 240 grams) package Neufchatel or …

Food

10 of the Most Cost-Effective Healthy Foods You Can Buy

Eating healthy on a budget can sometimes seem pretty impossible—especially when wellness types would have you believe that $12 juices and manuka …

Healthy Eating

3 Ways Your Breakfast Is Sabotaging Your Weight Loss

Whether you’re a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess or a criminal, you’ve got to start the day off right. Inspired by the timeless classic</i> …

Nutrition

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Every Day

The good news is that, according to science, you have the ability to control the happiness you feel.<p>Although it is, more or less, everyone's ultimate life goal, long-term happiness is something the average person finds incredibly difficult to achieve. The good news is that, according to science, …

Happiness