Ann Thomas Battersby

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4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

9 Secrets to Great Skin

Everyone wants glowing, flawless skin. But for many of us, it’s hard to get there, especially when you have skin conditions like acne, dryness, oily …

From Weight Loss Benefits to Debloating Properties — 18 of the Most Popular Superfoods, Explained

Navigating superfoods can be a serious challenge, especially when these products are unfamiliar. You know everyone and their mother is talking about …

How to Become a Runner Even if You Think You Hate Running

Build a runner's body — and bragging rights — in weeks.<p>Non-runners tend to share one distinct talent: They're brilliant at making excuses. But unless you're legitimately injured, there's no good reason to write off one of the simplest physical activities — regardless of your current fitness …

Why Walking Is Better Than Running

<i>By Paige Greenfield, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Photo by: Getty Images)</i><p>James O'Keefe, 58, is a cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, MO. A self-proclaimed "exercise enthusiast," O'Keefe says there was a time -- decades, in fact -- when he would routinely spend two to three …

Immune System

3 Ways Catholics Can Respond to the Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Friday’s Supreme Court decision to legalize gay marriage across the country presents an interesting moment for Catholics in the U.S. The church …

Peru declares state of emergency over mine protests

Peru has declared a state of emergency in the country's south after a fourth person was killed in a demonstration opposing a copper-mining project.<p>Cabinet chief Pedro Cateriano said a 60-day emergency would take effect in the Tambo valley on Saturday, as troops were being ordered into the streets …

The One Bag Challenge: Packing Light Done Right

By College Tourist -- Author -- Kate Hiller, Ohio University @kmhiller<p>How to pack for multiple destinations and climates, all in just one bag.<p>I'm currently abroad for almost six weeks. During this time, I will have been to Namibia, Germany and Norway, which as one might guess all have pretty varied …

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I’ve been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity—regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live …

Slow Cooker Bean Soup

Shares 6K<p><i>Making this Slow Cooker Bean Soup is super simple and perfect on a cold winter day. Since it cooks all day in your Crock-Pot, it is so easy.</i> …

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods

Healthy Eating

Does chilly weather really cause a cold?

Maybe Mom was right all along.<p>Although generations of parents have warned their children that venturing into the cold without a hat will make them sick, scientists have long understood that viruses cause the common cold, and that they can strike in all seasons.<p>Now, however, new research suggests …

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley11 hours …

Clean-Eating Recipes That Will Get You Through January

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Healthy Eating