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NHS 'failing to protect' older women from breast cancer

MPs have criticised the failure to extend breast cancer screening programmes to cover older women, despite the fact half of deaths from the disease occur in those over 70<p>Calls for older women to be screened for breast cancer have been ignored by the NHS, with funds unfairly diverted to younger …

Breast Cancer

'60 Minutes' under fire for Africa coverage

Journalist and author Howard W. French and more than 150 other writers and professors sent a letter to "60 Minutes" Executive Producer Jeff Fager on Wednesday faulting the CBS News program for its "frequent and recurring misrepresentation of the African continent."<p>"In a series of recent segments …

15 Things NOT To Do In Paris

The next time you're in the City of Light, don't fight with crowds in tourist traps, eat at the wrong restaurants, or wait in line at the Eiffel Tower.<p>It's impossible to see and do everything when visiting Paris, so why waste time doing anything that isn't worthy of your hard-earned vacation hours? …

Travel Guides

IMF agrees: Decline of union power has increased income inequality

Discussions of the causes of income inequality typically focus on financial deregulation and tax cuts for the wealthy as key drivers of the trend. In a new paper, the International Monetary Fund broadens the debate by taking a closer look at the effect of declining union power.<p>The IMF's analysis …

The Most Interesting Cities in America

While they may not necessarily have the most pleasant weather or the best food, they've got something else, a certain indefinable quality that makes them hard to forget.<p>Some places stay with you long after you are gone. While they may not necessarily have the most pleasant weather or the best food, …

San Francisco

2 leading candidates in Nigeria elections commit to peace

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The two leading candidates in this weekend's presidential elections pledged Thursday to accept the outcome as a new report …

The Most Surprising Way To Increase Employee Wellbeing And Productivity (That Costs Almost Nothing)

The old paradigm of leadership viewing employees as objects to maximize, with long, grueling schedules and few breaks is shifting. Now, effective leadership recognizes that employees, as human capital, are the company’s most valuable asset and deserve the treatment associated with that title. There …

Mood Boosting Happy Foods

In so many ways, we are what we eat—and the "what we eat" in that sentence can also help us in terms of boosting our moods.<p>Jenna Hollenstein, C.D.N., is a certified nutrition ambassador for Just Salad—a New York City-based restaurant that offers healthy, customized salads, wraps, smoothies, and …

How Steve Jobs learned to train his brain

Steve Jobs

Measuring This Brain Region Could Predict Depression And Anxiety Years Before It Hits

We all encounter challenges and obstacles in life, such as divorce, death, illness and unemployment. But while some people are highly resilient and able to cope with these stresses, others struggle deeply, and may experience anxiety and depression as a result.<p>So why is it that some of us thrive in …