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Afghanistan avalanches death toll passes 135

Rescuers struggle to reach survivors feared trapped under snow as aid is sent by helicopter to worst-hit Nuristan province<p>Rescuers are battling to reach survivors of avalanches in Afghanistan’s remote, mountainous north, as the death toll exceeds 100 and fears grow for dozens of people still …

Frank Pellegrino Sr., 72, Is Dead; Proudly Rebuffed Would-Be Diners at Rao’s

Frank Pellegrino Sr., a sometime actor and the unflappable gatekeeper of Rao’s, his family’s clannish, celebrity-studded and prohibitively exclusive restaurant in East Harlem, died on Tuesday in Manhattan. He was 72.<p>The cause was lung cancer, his son, Frank Jr., said.<p>Mr. Pellegrino was a struggling …

Setback for Trump: Appeals court rejects demand to resume travel ban -- for now

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A federal appeals court early Sunday morning denied the US government's emergency request to resume President Donald Trump's travel ban.<p>The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has asked for both sides to file legal briefs before the court makes its final decision after a federal judge …

Ready for Medicare? Not Until You Read This

<i>"As an athlete, I understood the value of my health insurance. I knew that in my profession, injuries were common and could happen at any time."</i> -- Magic Johnson<p>Athletes tend to need a lot of healthcare, and so do older Americans. Most older Americans don't have the funds to cover all their …

How Your Drug Use Is Affecting Your Life Expectancy

I asked some experts about the health risks of common drinking and drug use habits.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Do you drink too much? I do. Not quite enough to convince me to quit, but enough to treat the recommended weekly unit allowance—14 units, a.k.a. seven pints, a.k.a. …

How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself | Mark Rice-Oxley

The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Fake News

15+ Iceland Photos You Won’t Believe Are From This Planet

Even if you are living under a rock, you must have heard already that Iceland is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. With only around 320,000 …

Where Does Alzheimer's Treatment Go From Here?

In a disappointment to Alzheimer's patients and researchers, drugmaker Eli Lilly said in late November that a clinical trial of solanezumab, an experimental medication to treat the degenerative neurological condition, had failed.<p>The company has pressed on with tests of solanezumab, despite mixed …

Dementia

10 Must-Read Brain Science And Psychology Studies Of 2016

While 2016 saw its share of chaos, it also produced some outstanding brain science and psych research. This list isn’t meant to be exhaustive (and it’s not in any particular order), but is rather a curation of great studies covered here at <i>Neuropsyched</i>. It’s also a preview of things to come in the …

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

Yoga

What to Do If You Suffer From Middle-of-the-Night Insomnia

It is a common story. You haven't slept well for three days now. The alarm is set for 7 a.m. You get into bed early, hoping that tonight you'll fall asleep early and stay asleep. Instead, you wake up at 2 a.m., staring at the ceiling, wide awake, frustrated and worrying about how you'll function at …

Sleep

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Should We Learn To Write Cursive? An Education Expert Weighs In

"Why do we have to learn how to do something we’ll never use in the real world?"<p>I’ve always thought that if I learned anything from cursive lessons in elementary school, it was the art of persuasion.<p>When my second grade teacher, Mrs. Hasselhoff, let me and my fellow students know that it was time …

Samsung will pay your installment plan until 2016 if you buy a Galaxy phone (US only)

Competition is fierce in the mobile industry and Samsung is really urging to sell some devices! So much that they are willing to pay part of the phone if you switch to any of their latest handsets! Interested? Of course you are.<p>Here’s how it works. Eligible users are those who buy a Samsung Galaxy …

Mobile

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 …

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