Carol Sweeney Fletcher

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Drug Makers Accused of Fixing Prices on Insulin

A lawsuit filed Monday accused three makers of insulin of conspiring to drive up the prices of their lifesaving drugs, harming patients who were being asked to pay for a growing share of their drug bills.<p>The price of insulin has skyrocketed in recent years, with the three manufacturers — Sanofi, …

Pharma

6 of the World’s Most Mysterious Standing Stones

Standing stones, stone circles, and megaliths have been discovered across the world, but scientists and historians continue to debate their purpose, …

Adorable Kittens Play a Heated Game of Football Against Cute Puppies in ‘Puppy Bowl’

Los Angeles filmmaker Aaron Benitez (a.k.a. “VFX Bro“) of Aaron’s Animals has created “Puppy Bowl,” an amusing video where a group of adorable …

Puppies

Eating A Mediterranean Diet Could Make Your Brain Shrink Less With Age

Eating a Mediterranean diet is already linked to a growing list of positives, including less inflammation, more stable blood glucose and decreased depression. To that list we can add that it may also reduce how much our brains shrink as we age.<p>All of us will experience some degree of brain …

Mediterranean Diet

Live A Happy & Successful Life You've Always Imagined With These 4 Simple Steps

If you’ve often felt slightly removed from the worries of today and miss the simplistic life of a time gone by, or somehow feel a little out of sync …

This physician wants her patients to use fewer medications

By Ranit Mishori<p>There was nothing unique about that patient encounter except that it was my first appointment of 2017 and everyone at the office was buzzing about their New Year’s resolutions.<p>It went like this:<p>Me: “Are you taking all of your medications?”<p>Patient: “Yes, of course.”<p>Me: “Okay, let’s …

Do These 7 Things to Age Well

Exercise, diet, even attitude can be as important as genetics when it comes to growing old gracefully. “Old age,” as Bette Davis once said, “is no …

17 Photos That'll Only Make Sense To People Who LOVE To Be Organized

Everything. In. Its. Place.

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This Is What It Actually Means To Get A ‘Good Night’s Sleep’

More people are tracking their sleep -- but interpreting the data can be tricky.<p>A good night’s sleep is about way more than just clocking seven to nine hours in bed each night. And now, experts in sleep medicine and other health care fields have issued new metrics that spell out exactly what …

Lasting Memories From My Trip to Ireland: These Highlights Will Probably Be Yours Too

<b>Authored by Pitor Nowak</b><p>I was always under the impression that Irish landscapes were too beautiful to be true. Being an outdoors person with a love of …

A new study shows cats are way smarter than we suspected, and also big ol' jerks

Listen up, dog people: The proof is in, and cats are every bit as smart as dogs.<p>Scientists at Kyoto University studied 49 house cats and their …

Pets

There’s a wrong and a right way to talk to your dog, according to science

Dogs are special. Every dog owner knows that. And most dog owners feel their dog understands every word they say and every move they make. Research over the last two decades shows dogs really can understand human communication in ways no other species can. But a new study confirms that if you want …

7-Day Souping Meal Plan

"Souping" has gained popularity in recent years as a way to eat clean, lose weight and get healthy. The idea behind a soup cleanse is that you eat …

Rescue dog filmed gently picking up her puppies and putting them in foster mother’s lap

<b>A rescue dog showed her foster mum just how much she loves her by placing her newborn puppies one by one into her lap.</b><p>Grayce the pitbull was so …

How to Diagnose and Treat Low Back Pain Without an MRI

<b>When I graduated from University with my education in physiotherapy, I embarked on a quest that continues today</b> - to understand spinal problems as …

Pain

Getting Over Rover: Why the Loss of a Dog Can Be Devastating

My wife and I recently went through one of the more excruciatingly sorrowful experiences of our long married life—the euthanasia of our beloved dog, …

6 powerful books on war and rebellion

<i>Journalist and former Marine platoon commander Elliot Ackerman shares his favorite books about political unrest and conflict:</i><p><b>Man's Fate by André</b> …

Books

17 Simple Ways to Break a Sugar Addiction

Is sugar your vice? Are you ready to start kicking this habit for good? If sugar is ruling your diet, then these tips will help you gain control over your food decisions and your health. Small, tiny changes will have a massive impact on your overall well-being — let's get to it!

PopSugar

10 best dog apps for Android

Dogs are man’s best friend. Having one is like adding an extension on to the family because they are so very lovable. Taking care of them can be a bit of a struggle, though. These days, there is a healthy selection of dog apps that can help you out. Here are the best dog apps for Android! Don’t …

7 One-Pot Meals That Are Ridiculously Easy And Good

Because who likes doing the dishes?

Cooking