Betsy Garbaccio

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These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

How to Lose 15 Pounds in 30 Days

Losing 15 lbs. in 30 days is a tall order. Not only is it an impressive amount of weight to be able to shed over the course of such a short period, …

Anthony Bourdain’s death is one in a growing public health tragedy

Suicide rates have risen in almost every state in the US in the past two decades.<p>The suicide deaths of chef, author, and TV host Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade this week are stories of lives cut short for reasons we’ll never fully understand. But these anecdotes are also a …

Genius New Therapy Has Wiped Out Incurable Cancer in Three Patients

Here's how it works.<p>A Florida woman diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, generally considered incurable, is free of the disease two-and-a-half …

Cancer

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

One More To Go: Illinois Ratifies Equal Rights Amendment

Illinois lawmakers have voted to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, affirming equal rights for women and putting the legislation just one state away from potentially being adopted by the U.S. Constitution. The passage comes 36 years after the original deadline for ratification set by …

Rights & Freedoms

The 3-Day Fix to Resetting Your Gut for Good

How do you know if your internal microbiome is healthy and happy?<p>“It’s a gut feeling,” says Dr. M. Andrea Azcárate-Peril, a director at the …

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

Stop buying potatoes. Use this super easy method to get an endless supply at home!

If you eat a lot of potatoes, you’ll want to read this one. This super easy afternoon project can end up feeding you and your family for weeks and …

Can A Cocktail Of Vitamins And Steroids Cure A Major Killer In Hospitals?

Scientists have launched two large studies to test a medical treatment that, if proven effective, could have an enormous impact on the leading cause of death in American hospitals.<p>The treatment is aimed at sepsis, a condition in which the body's inflammatory response rages out of control in …

Medicine

7 healthy food trends this nutritionist says are worth the hype

From cauliflower rice to pea protein to bean pasta, these food trends have earned their health halos and are here to stay.<p>It’s hard to remember a world before chia seeds and almond milk. But before earning a permanent spot in our homes, these products were newbies — food trends to keep an eye on. …

Healthy Eating

Elon Musk Cut the Gordian Knot of Corporate Spending

With a single stroke of genius, Musk solved one of the world's most intractable management problems.<p>Elon Musk keeps hitting it out of the ballpark... not as a technology guru but as a people-savvy manager. Last month, Musk gave the world's best productivity advice in a single, short sentence and …

consultants

26 Really Clever Gardening Tricks

No green thumb required.

5 ways you can actually slow the aging process

<i>Every human is made to grow and age—that’s just a fact. But how*we age depends on a number of factors, and there are ways you *can* slow down the</i> …

Offended Woman Says Mike Rowe's 'Hard Work' Ethic Belittles Higher Education. Here's His Biting Response.

TV star Mike Rowe posted an <b>NPR article</b> to Facebook on Thursday that noted the massive number of vacant high-paying trade jobs as high school …

Jeff Bezos Knows How to Run a Meeting. Here's How He Does It

When it comes to getting more out of business meetings, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos may have cracked the code.<p>Bad meetings: We've all experienced them. Whether it's poor planning, too much talking, or lack of preparation, bad meetings waste precious time and money.<p>But Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos …

Team Building

An artificial beauty spot could warn you of cancer before symptoms emerge

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in first-world countries. While not every type of cancer can be cured, however, spotting it early can …

FBI data reveals some of the most violent cities in nearly every state

The FBI recently released crime statistics that the agency compiled from US cities with a population over 100,000 between January 2017 to June 2017.<p>Among the data was the number of violent crimes committed in these cities, including murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. We then took these …

There's now even more evidence that one type of protein is best for your body

Chew more nuts, and chomp less red meat.<p>That's the lesson from a new massive, multiyear North American study that found the kind of protein you consume could affect your heart health.<p>The multiyear study, published this week in the International Journal of Epidemiology, looked at more than 81,000 …

These 4 short L-words can help reveal if you might be depressed

Mental health experts are worried: Depression is on the rise in the US, especially in teenagers. From 2005 to 2015, depression rates in kids between the ages of 12 to 17 spiked, and the suicide rate for teenage girls is now the highest it's been in four decades.<p>Experts aren't sure what's causing …

The Dirty on Getting Clean

Seeing as the United States is a country that knows how to regulate everything, we were pretty shocked—actually, floored—to learn that the federal …

Caution: Cleaning this way is like smoking a pack a day, study says

Just in case you needed a legitimate excuse to be messy, there's a new study that says cleaning may actually be bad for your health.<p>Researchers at the University of Bergen in Norway found that regular use of cleaning sprays contributed to a greater decline in lung function compared to those who did …

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,<p>I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I …

Top 10

The simple trick that could help you memorise anything in five minutes

Memory is a fickle thing. One minute you’re leaving for work in the morning, the next you’re in a frantic panic desperately searching for misplaced …

I Just Hacked a Box of Bisquick and Made the Best Biscuits Ever

I just baked a batch of tender, fluffy, soft-as-a-pillow biscuits, and I didn’t even break a sweat. That’s because I tried a new biscuit-making …

The Epically Good Dip I Serve At Every Super Bowl Party

This caramelized onion dip won't last long, so make extra. It's that good, trust us.<p>I remember the first time I had caramelized onion dip. A friend …

31 Tasty Broccoli & Cauliflower Dishes

Roasted Broccolini With Almond Parsley Pesto<p>Broccolini is glorious roasted, and even more delicious with this hearty, unusual pesto. You can sub in …

Chemical imbalances don’t cause depression — society does

When you are depressed and anxious, you get hit by two kinds of stigma. People will often say that you’re being weak or self-indulgent and just need …

A Quicker-Than-Quick Bread Way to Use Up Bananas

When there are bunches of browning bananas sitting in my fruit bowl, my first instinct is banana bread. Not a bad choice any day of the week, but sometimes I don’t have time to make a banana bread during the week. It’s easy enough to freeze old bananas and save them for the weekend when I have more …