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Science: French Fries May Be Healthier Than Salad

A new study monitoring the rise of blood sugar levels among people who consumed identical meals suggests diets are not one-size-fits-all.

Research

Is This Too-Short Skirt What's Wrong With Education in America?

Dress codes are dress codes, right?<p>Not exactly.<p>Beaufort High School's student body president, Cary Burgess, of South Carolina, received an in-school suspension for her "too short" skirt and lashed back on Facebook, causing a viral stir through social media and international news outlets last …

The best movies and TV to prepare for Halloween — even if you hate horror

What follows is my official Halloween calendar, along with some helpful context:<p>First, and foremost, most of the films and television shows are family-friendly — or at least teenager-friendly — unless marked otherwise. My wife faints at that site of extreme gore, and I am allergic to jump scares, …

Half Of The Ocean's Population Disappeared In The Past 45 Years

Where have all the tuna gone, and where are all the cod?<p>Life isn't always better under the sea.<p>A combination of overfishing and environmental changes have cut the population of the worlds oceans nearly in half, according to a new report from the World Wildlife Fund.<p>The report, which looked at 1,234 …

Red Sea

5 TED Talks That Will Help You Understand--and Improve--Your Brain

Your brain is the most important yet least understood organ in your whole body.<p>Without it you couldn’t keep breathing, let alone reading this column. Yet how often do you think about your own brain–how it works, what it needs, and how it could work better? Your brain is both the most important and …

No, You Do Not Have to Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day

If there is one health myth that will not die, it is this: You should drink eight glasses of water a day.<p>It’s just not true. There is no science behind it.<p>And yet every summer we are inundated with news media reports warning that dehydration is dangerous and also ubiquitous.<p>These reports work up a …

Public Health

Female or Male? Researching the Complexity of Gender Identity

<b>UCLA researchers are studying the biological origins of sexual orientation and gender identity.</b><p>“It’s not just black or white” is an adage heard so …

31 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Vitamins

Dietitians Emily Haller and Keri Gans on the dead giveaways that you need to step up your nutrient intake.<p>Back in 2004, nutritionists everywhere were screaming at movie theater screens, threatening to boycott <i>Mean Girls</i> when Regina George "innocently" (you never know with Queen Plastic) asked how …

Not just a fad: the dangerous reality of 'clean eating'

The trendy nutritional advice that's more likely to make you ill than healthy<p>Listen<p>The supermarket aisle has become a confusing place. It used to be full of recognisable items like cheese and butter; now you find yourself bamboozled by all manner of odd alternatives such as ‘raw’ hummus, wheat-free …

In uveitis, bacteria in gut may instruct immune cells to attack the eye

News Release<p>Tuesday, August 18, 2015<p>NIH scientists propose novel mechanism to explain autoimmune uveitis.<p>The inflammatory eye disorder autoimmune …

Carbs: A Love Story

Several new studies suggest starches are an essential human nutrient and can be part of an effective weight-loss plan.<p>People sometimes describe themselves as lusting passionately for baked goods. (I.e. “Omg I am <i>obsessed</i> with cake pops!”)<p>Well, recent nutrition news serves as somewhat of a Modern …

Weight Loss

15 of the best movies on Netflix that you’ve probably never heard of

A few years ago, the biggest problem with Netflix was finding good new content to watch. It seemed like the service was full of older movies and …

Hugh Jackman teases 'Wolverine 3' movie details

Wolverine may be near-immortal, but the actor playing him isn't. As a result, the upcoming third solo movie for the claw-popping X-Man will …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature