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A Hemingway Tell-All Bares His Tall Tales

<b>ERNEST HEMINGWAY</b> <b><br>A Biography</b><br>By Mary V. Dearborn<br>Illustrated. 738 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $35.<p>Ernest Hemingway began his career blessed lavishly by the gods. As a rugged young journalist, with a radiant, adoring wife, he dazzled the expatriate and artistic community of Paris in 1922 with his exuberance, …

Why the 8-hour workday doesn’t work

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and …

What You Need To Know About Exercise And Weight Loss In Your 20s, 30s, And 40s​

Doing the same routine you did a decade ago isn't going to work.<p>When it comes to fat loss, your workouts are anything but timeless. Over the decades, what you need to do get (and stay!) at a healthy weight changes. And, spoiler alert, it gets more challenging.<p>But exactly how tough it becomes …

8-Minute Tabata Workout You Can Do Anywhere

This quick, two-exercise routine will help you get in an effective workout even if you're pressed for time.<p>"You can do anything for 20 seconds." You …

Chelsea Handler Is Pretty Sure Donald Trump Has Syphilis

The comedian is not pulling any punches in the first segment from her Netflix show’s second season.<p>Last fall, Samantha Bee set out to prove that …

7 Reasons You Should Date a Virgo

If you've got yourself a virgo, consider yourself lucky. It's not always easy to impress women of this sign and they don't take relationships lightly. While it's understandable to assume that she's a cold person, know that she's very passionate and loving underneath. It just takes some time for her …

Stop Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop and Start Living Fully

<b>“Use your precious moments to live life fully every single second of every single day.” ~Marcia Wieder</b><p>I recently came back from an amazing vacation …

Happiness

Harvard Scientists Discover How to Repair DNA Damage and Reverse Cellular Aging — What It Means for Skin-Care

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to tell you your skin is aging. (I don’t care if you’re 20 — your skin has taken some hits since infancy.) But it does take one heck of a geneticist to figure out how to throw that whole chain reaction into reverse. Scientists have known for a while that the …

Myofascial Release Techniques

Myofascial release is the term used when referring to the various techniques used for releasing restrictions in the fascial tissues. Each technique …

16 High-Fiber Dinners That Are Actually Delicious AF

Meals that'll make you go again and again (and again).

Trumpcare Is a Shining Example of How Republicans Won't Even Pretend to Care About Poor People

The long-awaited American Health Care act is here, and yes—it's basically Obamacare, but worse.<p>Well, it's finally here. The Republican's answer to Obamacare is called the American Health Care Act (or as we will be calling it, because our President so loves putting his name on things: Trumpcare) and …

Burnout Isn't Just Unpleasant--It Can Damage Your Brain. Here's How to Avoid It

Working shorter hours won't necessarily help.<p>Are you feeling burned out at work? You should take that feeling seriously. Research shows that not only does burnout affect your mood and productivity--it actually affects your brain function. Participants in burnout studies showed enlarged amygdalae, …

Why Not Everyone Is Worth Forgiving

Have you ever seen two kids have an argument? As a teacher, I mediate kid arguments all the time, and man, is it a fast process. Usually, I just …

Relationships

What are men to do in the age of Trump?

Donald Trump represents far more than a setback for women. He also represents the failure of men to deal with their own questions of gender<p>“Men: Time to Listen”. So read a sign on the National Mall in Washington during the Women’s March protesting against Donald Trump the day after his inauguration.<p>…

Why conservatives are more likely than liberals to believe false information about threats

After an electoral season that blurred the line between fact and fantasy, a team of UCLA researchers is offering new evidence to support a controversial proposition: that when it comes to telling the difference between truth and fiction, not all potential voters see it the same way.<p>When …

Critical Thinking

When it comes to sex, older people are just like the rest of us: Horny as hell

Think that burning in your loins is going to fade to a mild simmer later in life? Think again.<p>A new survey from the dating site OurTime, which caters …

Efforts To Prolong My Husband's Life Cost Him An Easy Death

Death isn't a four-letter word, and doctors need to learn that.<p>For the past seven months, I’ve carried around my husband’s advance medical directive in my purse. During this time, I’ve shown this lawyer-prepared and notarized document to dozens of doctors, nurses, ambulance crews, surgeons, …

Medicine

‘I’d gone over an edge’: Mary Tyler Moore shared her joy but also her deep lifelong pain

By Travis M. Andrews<p>, Staff writer<p>Mary Tyler Moore became America’s sweetheart by sharing overwhelming joy with everyone who watched her radiant sitcom characters. But her most courageous act was publicly sharing her deep, lifelong pain.<p>As tributes for Moore — who died Wednesday at 80 — pour in, …

Entertainment

Sickening, gruelling or frightful: how doctors measure pain | John Walsh

Suffering is difficult to describe and impossible to see. So how can doctors tell how much it hurts?<p>One night in May, my wife sat up in bed and said, “I’ve got this awful pain just here.” She prodded her abdomen and made a face. “It feels like something’s really wrong.” Woozily noting that it was …

Walsh

The Author Of ‘The Case Against Sugar’ Unpacks His Hatred For The Sweet Stuff

Gary Taubes has studied nutrition for 28 years and he’s come to one conclusion: If you want to get thin and stay healthy, then you need to cut out carbs and sugar from your diet. Completely.<p>He’s written a new book on the subject called, The Case Against Sugar — in which he asserts that diabetes and …

50+ Books Every Latina Should Read in Her Lifetime

For as long as I've known how to read, books have always been a safe place for me. I'm able to get lost in them, see myself through characters in the pages, or explore a world I'd never thought possible. The great part about books in Spanish or written by Latino authors is how they understand …

New York’s Governor Just Safeguarded Free Access to Birth Control and Medically Necessary Abortions for More Than 2 Million Women

In the hours before the Women’s Marches that swept across the U.S. and the rest of the world on Saturday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced some <i>good</i> reproductive rights news for women in his state—namely, safeguarding women’s free access to most forms of birth control and medically necessary …

Health Care

5 Pelvic Floor Exercises for Women

After childbirth, or as you get older, you may notice that your pelvic floor muscles have weakened.<p>The pelvic muscles support the bladder, bowel, and …

Here’s What Happens When You Drink Red Wine Every Night

Originally published by Time<p>Alcohol is the Goldilocks of the nutrition world. Too much can be destructive to your health, raising your blood pressure …

10 Women With Tons Of Energy Reveal Exactly What They Eat All Day To Feel So Energized

It's tempting to sip a sugary latte in the morning or grab a candy bar when you hit a midday slump. While those sweet treats can give you a quick boost, you'll usually end up crashing—and craving even <i>more</i> sweets. But the right foods can keep you feeling energized all day, without all the ups and …

Step up: How to turn your walk into a workout

"Feel the peel. Feel the peel,” coaches sports scientist Joanna Hall. As absurd as it may sound, Hall is teaching me how to walk. This means learning how to use the entirety of my foot; heel, ball, toes and all.<p>The human foot has 26 bones in it, but how many of us use them? From Hall’s experience, …

19 Things That Will Make Your Workouts So Much More Effective in 2018

If your New Year’s resolution has you planning to lift more, run more, or sweat more, chances are, you’re looking to do it in the most efficient and …

20-Minute Flat-Belly and Toned-Arms Workout

We like to think of this workout as a two-for-one! We're going to work your abs and arms with a bunch of multitasking moves that target both areas and more. If you're new to working out, don't worry. We offer beginner modifications for all the exercises throughout the video. Grab a set of dumbbells …