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Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse …

Wellness

8 Reasons You Should Be Eating More Ginseng

Studies indicate that ginseng may improve brain function, boost the immune system and reduce the risk of certain cancers.Ginseng has been used in …

Sellers' housing market: How smart sellers are getting home buyers to pay a higher price

Home sellers are eager to get the highest price they can – but they might not always know what features will attract a premium.<p>That’s why Zillow crunched the data on 4 million home sales during the last two years to figure out what convinces buyers to pony up. The top amenity? Steam …

Kitchens

Get Your Pin Board Ready: 12 Dreamy Backyards in the City

Outdoor spaces in the city always feel particularly precious — like a little green jewel in the midst of all the gray. Most of us will probably never …

Landscaping

Why you won’t get rich flipping homes

I absolutely love flipping homes.<p>I get a wonderful feeling of accomplishment from the before and after pictures and a nice check to deposit in the bank account. But the home-flipping TV shows don’t much resemble the reality of the business, and the real estate gurus are out in force once again …

Real Estate

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

This supplement may promote healthy arterial aging

A small pilot study of older people suggests that taking a daily supplement of a nutrient that is present naturally in foods may improve artery …

Diabetes

These Restaurants Are Serving Some of the U.S.’s Best Seafood—And They're Nowhere Near the Coast

Not even hundreds of miles between them and the shore can keep these restaurants from cooking with the freshest catch. Thanks to crazy-fast shipping, …

North Carolina

A top recruiter explains why you're hearing crickets after a job interview

You nailed the interviews, submitted great references, and were told the hiring committee would make a decision soon. As days—and maybe weeks—drag on without any word, it’s common to ask yourself questions such as:<p><i>Why haven’t I heard back yet?</i>• <i><br>What’s holding up the decision?</i>• <i><br>Did I say or do something</i> …

Employment

This 1 LinkedIn Summary Mistake Makes Hiring Managers Stop Reading Your Profile

This one section on your LinkedIn profile is where most recruiters decide not to contact you.<p>It's very easy to make mistakes on your LinkedIn profile. These days, you need to consider how each section of your profile is being perceived. The photo, headline, summary and work history sections must …

Employment

One type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have — and new research suggests intense workouts aren't the only option - SFGate

Shutterstock<p><b>Many people wonder whether it's better for your health to do occasional intense workouts or daily low-level activity.</b>• <b><br>New research from the American Heart Association suggests that it doesn't matter, as long as your workouts fall into one category: aerobic exercise.</b>• <b><br>That means that</b> …

Exercise

​The Secret Miracle Cleaner You've Had in Your Apartment Since College

When you're looking for an effective cleaner, most of us would love to find something inexpensive, non-toxic and — while we're being picky — …

Vodka

Cut calories by 15% to stay young, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Maybe there's no need for a fountain of youth after all. New research suggests that cutting calories by 15% for two years can slow the metabolic process that leads to aging and protect against age-related diseases.<p>After just one year on a reduced-calorie diet, study participants saw their …

Holistic Medicine

The 6 supplements you should take every day, according to functional medicine docs

Navigating the supplement aisle at your local Whole Foods or health store can feel like a high-stakes obstacle course: What does “IU” stand for again …

People Are Suing Equifax in Small Claims Court and It's Totally Brilliant. Here's Why

Just imagine $5,500 times 143 million, and you'll see why this could be big trouble.<p>Last September, Christian Haigh learned he was one of the 143 million people in the U.S. whose information was hacked in the Equifax breach.<p>As you might recall, Equifax issued an apology that was almost laughable. …

Equifax

Cycling keeps your immune system young, study finds

The sport also preserves muscle and helps maintains stable levels of body fat and cholesterol<p>Cycling can hold back the effects of ageing and rejuvenate the immune system, a study has found.<p>Scientists carried out tests on 125 amateur cyclists aged 55 to 79 and compared them with healthy adults from …

Immune System

Ashwagandha Is the New Turmeric

We’ve grown to know and love turmeric for its health benefits, but there’s a new root in town you should know about: Ashwagandha. It’s been around …

Alternative Medicine

How to Use the New Tax Law to Boost Your Retirement

By Joe Clemens<p>The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, going into effect this year, casts a wide net of changes to current tax law, and with that comes …

Want to Live Longer? A Neuroscientist Says These Surprising Daily Habits Make It Much More Likely

'I have no explanation for it,' said the lead researcher. But she's certain it works.<p>If you want to live long and prosper, step one is to make sure you "live long."<p>We've seen recently that drinking lots of coffee makes a long life more likely. (Also, never smoke.)<p>But now, stunning new research …

Hobbies

Study: For those over 90, alcohol better than exercise for longevity

Cheers to life — seriously.<p>When it comes to making it into your 90s, booze actually beats exercise, according to a long-term study.<p>The research, led by University of California neurologist Claudia Kawas, tracked 1,700 nonagenarians enrolled in the 90+ Study that began in 2003 to explore impacts of …

These 10 Miami Restaurants and Bars Have the Best Views in Town

Sometimes the best things to see go beyond the dinner table. Miami has no shortage of skylines, waterscapes, and places to people watch. Here are a small collection of some of the best views to take in while eating.<p><i>— Contributions by John Dangaran and Olee Fowler</i><p>Hidden along the Venetian, Lido is a …

Think You Drink Too Much Coffee? Science Says You Should Probably Drink More, Not Less

It turns out there's a perfect amount of coffee to drink, and it's more than you think.<p>Do you start the day with a mug of coffee, followed by a second mug, and then a third around 3 pm to help you make it through the afternoon? And do you sometimes worry that you're consuming too much caffeine and …

Coffee

Ashwagandha: The Wonder Herb

Since childhood, I have been hearing this name but nobody explained what it is exactly. In my late teens, I saw this herb on the footpaths of Mumbai, …

20 foods that could give your sex drive a major boost

Well, you're going to need more than a four-minute Marvin Gaye song to get the job done; you're going to need the proper fuel.<p>Food has long been used to increase sexual desire (hey, a healthy pour of wine never hurt, either), but did you know there are foods that can actually improve your …

Wellness

7 Foods to Eat on a Heart-Healthy Diet

Eating a heart-healthy diet throughout your life can go a long way toward keeping you in top shape as you age. “In fact, heart disease is largely …

29 Simple Ways You Can Prevent Cancer

Photo: Shutterstock<p>Cut out sugary drinks<p>Not only do <b>sugary drinks</b> contribute to obesity and diabetes, they may also increase your risk of endometrial …

Study Examines Vitamin D3's Potential Effects On Blood Vessels

In the ongoing debate about which supplements are useful and which aren’t, just a few continue to surface with evidence-based benefits. Among those, vitamin D3 is already near the top of the list – and a new study just added another reason to consider it, especially if you’re at risk for or already …

Medical Research

High-Cholesterol Diets Can Speed Up Tumour Growth 100-Fold, Scientists Say

But we might be able to stop it.<p>Diets high in cholesterol can ramp up the speed of cancer tumour growth by up to 100 times, a new study has revealed …

18 Cholesterol-Lowering Foods for Heart Health

Watching your cholesterol levels is one of the most important things you can do for heart health and preventing several types of heart disease. If …

These Superfoods Could End Your Chronic Pain

Millions of people suffer from chronic pain, either from an injury or as a result of a health condition. And many of them turn to pharmaceutical …