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Are sweeteners really bad for us?

The food industry relies on alternatives to sugar for a vast range of diet foods. But are they safe to consume? Claudia Hammond investigates.<p>Many people buy diet drinks and sweeteners in a bid to reduce the amount of sugar they consume. Over the years concerns about their safety have been raised, …

Diabetes

Are you raising nice kids? A Harvard psychologist gives 5 ways to raise them to be kind

By Amy Joyce<p>, Writer/editor<p>Earlier this year, I wrote about teaching empathy, and whether you are a parent who does so. The idea behind it is from Richard Weissbourd, a Harvard psychologist with the graduate school of education, who runs the Making Caring Common project, aimed to help teach kids to …

Stars Come Out for SAG Awards

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

Gender

How to curb hunger pangs with your mind

There may be a simple way to lose weight using only the power of thought. You just have to know how, says David Robson.<p>Eric Robinson has a surprising tool for weight loss. It’s something we all have, but perhaps don’t use it as much as we’d like: our memory.<p>Dieters often feel that they are waging …

Nutrition

Sophia Loren, peeking out from behind a newspaper, 1964. See 19 photos of Loren shot by her good friend, LIFE photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt: http://ti.me/1C9AdXF (Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

How to Stop Killing Your Own Happiness

<i>“If you are unhappy with your life and the state of the world, the best place to start changing things is within yourself.”</i><i></i> <i>- Bryant McGill</i>One of my …

Happiness

Anna Kendrick Proves Why She's One of the Most Hilarious Celebs on Twitter During Our Live Q&A

Well, that was the most fun we've had in awhile!<p>Guest editor Anna Kendrick took over our Twitter account for a live Q&A, and as you would expect, it …

Austin Rivers to L.A. in 3-team deal

Austin Rivers is headed to Hollywood to make history playing for his father, Doc, with the Los Angeles Clippers.<p>The Clippers acquired Austin Rivers …

Pope Francis stirs controversy in debate about freedom of speech

Pope Francis on Thursday stirred fresh controversy in the debate over freedom of speech and individual responsibility with a remark that suggested that a violent reaction to insults should be expected.<p>In an on-board news conference with journalists traveling with him to the Philippines from Sri …

Christianity

Does This Year's Nomination Shakeup Mean the Oscars Are Finally Catching Up with the Times?

#change.<p>Where were the nominations for Oscar darlings Amy Adams and Jessica Chastain this morning? Nowhere, and it's a sign of the changing of the guard.<p>No one was shocked when Chris Pine stepped onto the stage today and announced that Meryl Streep had snagged a best supporting actress nom for <i>Into</i> …