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Think Slow to Move Fast: The Advantages of Mindfulness | Heleo

“When you sit down and let the mind settle, the things you need to think about naturally arise.”<p><b>Rasmus Hougaard</b> is the founder and managing director …

Fairy Gardens Are the Most Magical Way to Recycle Old Flower Pots

STOP! Don't throw away that old, unused gardening pot or the terra cotta planter that got cracked during the last big storm. Instead, you can transform it into the most magical DIY of your Pinterest-loving life, all with minimal effort. If your garden, porch, or fire escape could use a little bit …

Research Shows That 40% of Cancers Are Entirely Preventable

Preventing the Medical Malady<p>Cancer, the emperor of all maladies, is tragic under most any circumstances, but it’s even worse when the condition …

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Your Breath is Your Brain’s Remote Control

We have all heard this simple saying during times of trouble: “Take a deep breath in.” Science being science, however, indicates that we may now have …

Roots dig deep in fall, which is why it's the perfect season to plant

Listen up, SoCal gardeners: Fall — not spring — is the perfect time to be planting.<p>Perennials, the flowering plants that come back year after year, need cooler, wetter conditions to get established in their new homes. Planting in the fall lets them stretch their roots and settle in before facing …

Meet Graham, a 'human' designed to survive a car crash

<b>(CNN) —</b> To up your chances of surviving a car accident, it would help if your ultra-thick ribcage were lined with sacs that served as natural airbags and if your face were flattened, your skull much larger, your skin thicker and your knees able to move in all directions.<p>There's only one "human" in …

Road Safety

Does it pass the 'smell test'? Seeking ways to diagnose Alzheimer's early

<b>(CNN) —</b> Alzheimer's researchers are looking to our noses and our eyes for early signs of disease.<p>Two studies presented Tuesday at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2016 suggested that older adults with worsening ability to identify odors might be on the road to cognitive decline. …

Dementia

How to make perfect rice every time, plus a recipe for rice with roasted cauliflower

For many of us, cooking rice involves ratios — adding a certain amount of water to a given measurement of rice — so that as the rice cooks, the water is slowly absorbed or evaporates until it's gone. When everything works perfectly, the rice is tender. But screw something up, and the rice either …