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How one couple saved their marriage by asking each other a simple question

Relationships<p>On the brink of divorce, this question made all the difference.<p>For years, novelist Richard Paul Evans and his wife Keri struggled with their marriage. Then, one day, they learned to ask each other a simple question: “How can I make your day better?”<p>The question, which Evans wrote about …

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First Gene Therapy For Inherited Disease Gets FDA Approval

The Food and Drug Administration Tuesday approved the first gene therapy to treat an inherited disease.<p>The treatment is called Luxturna, a genetically modified virus that ferries a healthy gene into the eyes of patients born with retinal dystrophy, a rare condition that destroys cells in the retina …

FDA

8 Reasons Magnesium Is Such a Miracle Mineral

The superhero of the mineral world, magnesium benefits so many areas of our overall health, from brain function, to muscle movement via DNA …

If You Let Your Dog Sleep On The Bed, You’re Probably (Definitely) Ruining Your Sleep

Culture<p>Zeitgeist<p>If You Let Your Dog Sleep On The Bed, You’re Probably (Definitely) Ruining Your Sleep<p>Feeling tired? Blame your adorable bundle of …

Sleep

Regularly using bleach linked to higher risk of fatal lung disease

Regular use of bleach and other common disinfectants has been linked to a higher risk of developing fatal lung disease, researchers have found.<p>The use of disinfectants is linked to a higher risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to research looking at incidence …

The Quartz guide to artificial intelligence: What is it, why is it important, and should we be afraid?

What is artificial intelligence? Why is it important? Why is everyone talking about it all of a sudden? If you skim online headlines, you’ll likely read about how AI is powering Amazon and Google’s virtual assistants, or how it’s taking all the jobs (debatable), but not a good explanation of what …

Want to build muscle? It’s not what you eat, but when

Studying the human body isn't rocket science – in some cases, it's much harder.<p>"I tell my grad students that we can put a man on the moon, but we still can't come to a consensus on how much protein to give him here on earth," says Dr. Rajavel Elango, a researcher at the University of British …

Online shopping across the border? Expect added fees and do your research

Online shopping is becoming more and more popular, but the way duties and shipping costs are applied to purchases from international retailers can …

Scientists find first contagious cancer transmissible between species

Scientists have seen contagious cancer before, in Tasmanian devils, in dogs, and in soft-shell clams in Prince Edward Island. Now, researchers are …

A Protein That Moves From Muscle To Brain May Tie Exercise To Memory

Researchers have identified a substance in muscles that helps explain the connection between a fit body and a sharp mind.<p>When muscles work, they release a protein that appears to generate new cells and connections in a part of the brain that is critical to memory, a team reports Thursday in the …

Muscle

Very hot drinks may cause cancer, but coffee does not, says WHO

Organisation’s cancer research agency says beverages consumed at more than 65C are probably linked to oesophageal cancer<p>The World Health Organisation has cleared coffee of causing cancer, but a detailed investigation has found that very hot drinks may be linked to cancer of the oesophagus, or …

Cancer

11 Things to Know Before Dating a Woman Who Just Got Out of a Bad Relationship

*~Trust issues~*.<p>Anyone who has been in a seriously crap-filled relationship knows that when you try to date again, it's like being a person without skin going into a room full of glass shards. You feel super vulnerable and scared, and you act like a weirdo with new guys because you're just super …

12 Things Depressed People Want Their Friends to Know

No. 7 is so important.<p><b>1. If I cancel plans, don't take it personally.</b> Sometimes I'm just too depressed to leave the house. It's not your fault <i>or mine</i>.<p><b>2. Reminding me that the circumstances of my life really aren't that bad doesn't make me feel any better.</b> I know I have a good job and really …

8 Small Things People Use to Judge Your Personality

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The human brain is hardwired to judge. This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and interpreting their behavior.<p>While we tend to think that our judgments are based on the content of conversations and …

7 Foods with More Protein Than a Chicken Breast

Because after a while chicken starts to taste like paper.<p>We’re totally on team chicken breast. It’s incredibly lean! It’s got a ton of filling protein! But every once in a while, you might get bored of chowing down on the same old bird. <i>(</i><i>Want to</i> <i>tone your entire body</i><i>? Check out the Women's Health</i> …

Nutrition

Why Health Canada’s Move to Sell ‘Irradiated Beef’ Is a Great Idea

Astronauts eat irradiated beef. Why shouldn’t the rest of us?<p>It's barbecue season, and Canadians might soon be flipping burgers that have been bathed in radiation before they hit the grill. Health Canada is preparing to propose regulatory changes that, if they go forward, will allow the sale of …

Environmental Health

We Can Now 'Cut And Paste' RNA in Addition to DNA, And It Could Disable Viruses

Science gets smarter.<p>You've probably heard of CRISPR - the gene editing tool that essentially lets scientists cut and paste DNA, removing things like …

Brain, 'Heal Thyself': New Insight Into Schizophrenia

A new study using specialized MRI scans provides evidence that patients with schizophrenia actually possess the ability to reorganize and battle the mental illness . This is the first time that imaging scans have been employed to demonstrate the ability of the brain to actually reverse the …

Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Microsoft agree to EU hate speech rules

New "code of conduct" aims to combat illegal hate speech and terrorist propaganda<p>Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, and YouTube today agreed to European regulations that require them to review "the majority of" hateful online content within 24 hours of being notified — and to remove it, if necessary — …

The Best Dating Apps, According to People Who Hate Using Dating Apps

Honestly, who better to ask?<p>In theory, dating apps are simply a way to meet potential love or sex partners. These smartphone-dwelling matchmakers can even facilitate experimentation, helping users code for and discover what they want from another person in any given moment. They provide a way to …

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Women fall in love more easily with men who are good storytellers

Everyone loves a good story, but can a good story lead to love?<p>Storytelling is a fundamental form of communication, and research has demonstrated the power of narratives to change minds and influence behavior.<p>For example, personal narratives are often used in advertising and health campaigns, and …

Is someone stealing your Wi-Fi? How to tell, and what you can do about it

Is your Wi-Fi connection sometimes a little sluggish or unresponsive? Perhaps your monthly allowance seems to run out a little too quickly? If that’s the case, then it’s possible that someone might be piggybacking on your home wireless network. This guide will walk you through a few tips to check …

6 Habits of People Who 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 …

Eat More Protein to Sleep Better

Sweet DreamsNew study finds high protein diet could help you get more z's.The key to super-charging your weight loss and slipping into sounder, more …

23 Body Language Tricks That Make You Instantly Likeable

You send people signals all day, without paying attention to them. The way you move your eyes, the way you shake a hand and so on. There are things …

Science Proves That Traveling Can Boost Your Health And Overall Well-Being

The greatest books are defined as classics for a reason. Written by the greatest literary minds of their time, they have universal themes, …

Researchers Say Eating Chocolate Every Day Can Have Serious Health Benefits

Called it.<p>Chocoholics have one more reason to justify their habit, thanks to new research reported by the American Heart Association.<p>Researchers have found a link between daily chocolate consumption and heart health, according to recent findings presented at the association's Epidemiology/Lifestyle …

Is It Ever OK to Stay in Touch With Your Ex?

Whether or not the breakup was your call, cutting a person out of your life—someone with whom you’ve shared secrets, dreams for the future, a bed, or …