Ashley Bonomolo

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Stop Food Cravings--for Good

<b>When you crave:</b> Creamy (peanut butter, risotto, mac 'n' cheese) <b><br>Chew this:</b> Sugar-free Jell-O, hummus, or for dinner, a bowl of velvety soup<p><b>When you crave:</b> Greasy (fries, pizza, burgers) <b><br>Chew this:</b> Baked sweet-potato fries or thin-crust pizza with veggies. Choose 90% or higher lean beef--your mouth …

The Very Best Stay-Put, Smudge-Proof Makeup

Steamy temps, sweaty skin and surprise summer rain showers are no match for the products the pros choose when they need makeup as tenacious as it is …

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Birth Control May Lower Ovarian Cancer Risk

So what’s behind this association? Researchers still aren’t entirely sure, says lead study author Laura Havrilesky, MD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Duke University School of Medicine. One theory is that halting ovulation has a protective effect on the ovaries, though other …

Fight Wrinkles—No Rx Needed

You're going to love this retinoid-alternative<p>Prescription retinoids are the gold standard for wrinkle reduction, and now Origins has pulled off what no natural alternative has done before: Its Plantscription SPF 25 Anti-Aging Cream (7), $55, origins.com, achieves results that rival those of Rx …

Skincare Tips: 6 Biggest Skincare Mistakes

You already know it’s a sin to go to bed without washing your face (right?!), but that’s just one of many common bad habits that can seriously screw with your skin.<p>To determine the most unforgivable beauty mistakes, we talked to board certified dermatologist Debra Luftman, M.D., co-author of <i>The</i> …

Climate change – what next after the 2C boundary?

This Friday, another frustrating round of negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) ends in Bonn/Germany. …

FYI: Are Beer Bellies A Myth?

Glug glug glug...<p>Beer drinkers rejoice--the beer belly is a myth!<p>"The beer belly is a complete myth. The main source of calories in any alcoholic beverage is alcohol. ...There's nothing magical about the alcohol in beer, it's just alcohol," says Charles Bamforth, a professor of food science and …

What Will We Drink When The Planet Heats Up?

Italian geneticists are planning to engineer climate-change-tolerant wine grapes.<p>Grapes are phenomenally adaptable. We can grow wine grapes in the mountains of Arizona and north of the Great Lakes in Ontario. But what happens when the planet heats up and the formerly lush, perfect wine-growing …

Za'atar: A Spice Mix With Biblical Roots And Brain Food Reputation

<i>NPR</i> Morning Edition <i>Host Steve Inskeep recently traveled to Damascus for a series of reports on the ongoing war in Syria. He sent this postcard from the road.</i><p>Dear Salt:<p>On my first day in Damascus, I went walking in the ancient bazaar — narrow stone-paved streets surrounding a great stone mosque. The …

Only 5 Percent Of People Wash Their Hands Correctly

And 23 percent don't even use soap. That's messed up, people.<p>"Many people do not wash their hands when the behavior in which they engage would warrant it," begins a recent study from Michigan State University, and I'm sorry to say it only gets grosser from there. Researchers sneakily observed 3,749 …

Science and sex: Everything you wanted to know about 'doing it'

"How We Do It" may sound like a sex manual, but it isn't: In fact, that's about the only topic you won't find addressed in anthropologist Robert Martin's book-length survey of human reproduction and what we can learn from the animal world.<p>There's still news you can use, however. For example, how …

Bacterial apocalypse – the bugs are getting cleverer, and we are doing little to stop them

We're all doomed.<p>Well, possibly not. But having recently returned from the American Society for Microbiology annual meeting in Denver, Colorado, …

10 Deadliest Animals in the World

We humans are constantly putting in efforts to make a better and safer life for ourselves, but the world remains a dangerous place. As for wild …

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New Human Body Part Discovered

Time to rewrite the textbooks!<p>The newest addition to human anatomy is just 15 microns thick, but its discovery will make eye surgery safer and simpler. Harminder Dua, a professor at the University of Nottingham, recently found a new layer in the human cornea, and he's calling it (can you guess?) …

Sculptor galaxy black hole is sleeping, NASA says

It’s about five million times the mass of our sun, at the center of a galaxy 13 million light-years away. Scientists want to be watching when it …

Black Holes

Rock towers and Milky Way

Rock pile towers against a backdrop of the night sky in Rye, New Hampshire.<p>Jared Blash took this photo on the rocky shores of the Atlantic Ocean near …

Could cocoa tame obesity's inflammation - Futurity

PENN STATE (US) — Feeding mice cocoa powder lowers inflammation, a condition linked to obesity …

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HIV and 'hot spring' virus hijack same protein - Futurity

There's a surprising connection between HIV, Ebola, and viruses that infect organisms called archaea that grow in volcanic hot springs.

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Black hole bonanza in 'next door' Andromeda galaxy

Twenty-six new black hole candidates have been discovered in the neighbouring Andromeda galaxy. According to the astronomers involved, these could be …

Ambien Can Improve Your Recall, But Only For Unhappy Memories

A new study finds that the sleeping pill enhances your ability to consolidate negative emotional memories as you snooze.<p>If you're having a rough day, popping a sleeping pill and hitting the sack could be the worst thing you could do--it could help you recall bad memories even better than usual. …

Astronomers Have Discovered A New Type Of Star

For years scientists have known that the apparent brightness of many stars changes over time, however, the kind of variable star seen in this new European Southern Observatory photo of the open star cluster NGC 3766 has not been studied in detail before.<p>By using the La Silla Observatory in Chile, a …