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11 Best Vanguard Index Funds to Buy for Low-Cost Quality

Vanguard index funds are among the market’s greatest champions of low-cost investing.<p>The company is a pioneer, launching the first index fund – the …

Study: Happy friends could help teenagers beat depression

<b>(CNN) —</b> For teenagers, surrounding themselves with friends -- particularly friends in a good mood -- could significantly reduce their risk of developing depression, and improve their ability to recover from it.<p>In a study published this week, scientists analyzed the data of more than 2,000 high …

What Is Killing America's Bees and What Does It Mean for Us?

There was a moment last year when beekeeper Jim Doan was ready to concede defeat. He stood in the kitchen of his rural New York home, holding the …

The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?<p>Whenever a college student asks me, a veteran high-school English educator, about the prospects of becoming a public-school teacher, I never think it’s enough to say that the role is shifting from …

Teaching

Water Conservation Tips

Learn how to reduce your water usage.<p>1994 was the year that federally mandated low-flow showerheads, faucets, and toilets started to appear on the scene in significant numbers. How can you conform to the standards and help increase energy efficiency in your home?<p><b>At Home</b><p>On average, 10 gallons per …

Unhealthiest Foods For Your Body – Don’t Eat These

We all think we know which foods are healthy and which we should avoid, but <i>do we really know why?</i> Besides the high fat content and low nutritional …

Nutrition

She beat her eating disorder and now loves her curves - CNN.com

In late 2011, Brittany Miles was at least 15 pounds underweight and struggling with the mental and physical aspects of her eating disorder.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>She's an 'after' photo<p>She's an 'after' photo<p>She's an 'after' photo<p>She's an 'after' photo<p>She's an 'after' photo<p>She's an 'after' photo<p>1<p>2<p>3<p>4<p>5<p>6<p><i>Editor's</i> …