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‘Nothing to worry about. The water is fine’: how Flint poisoned its people

When the people of Flint, Michigan, complained that their tap water smelled bad and made children sick, it took officials 18 months to accept there was a problem. By Anna Clark<p>On a hot day in the summer of 2014, in the Civic Park neighbourhood where Pastor R Sherman McCathern preached in Flint, …

Water

21 Quick Dinner Recipes for Busy Weeknights — Recipes from The Kitchn

Getting dinner on the table during the week can be a feat even in the best of times. Making that happen when you're juggling a busy schedule can feel …

Cooking

Have a Samsung Phone? You Better Delete Your Nudes

If you are like me, your phone camera roll likely has tons of selfies, food pics, random memes and a smattering of tasteful nudes. If in fact you are …

This Is When You Should Eat Your Lightest And Heaviest Meals Of The Day

Timing matters.<p>When it comes to eating healthily, in the right amounts and maintaining your body shape, we’ve heard so many different rules, it’s a little exhausting. Some people say you can eat whatever you want as long as you hit around 1,200 calories a day, others say throw out calorie counting, …

Curd for good gut bacteria, here’s how it helps improve your immune system | fitness

Most of the bacteria in our bodies reside in our intestines. Known as gut microbiota, these little guys are responsible for keeping our gut healthy …

Alzheimer’s study reveals how aspirin may reduce disease progression

A new study hints at the potential positive effects of aspirin in preventing Alzheimer’s disease. The research, which was recently published in the …

7 Terrible Things the Bible Clearly Says

July 3, 2018 by Jayson D. Bradley<p>I’m pretty lucky to have conversations with Christians from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. Usually, those …

How To Make the Juiciest Burger Patties — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Say goodbye to the dry, boring, overcooked burgers you're used to serving. Bid farewell to wondering which ground beef will give you legitimately …

Outsiders may be reading your Gmail: Here's how to stop them

Do you know who is reading your Gmail? Do you know how to stop those who shouldn’t have access to such messages?<p>A report published this week in the "Wall Street Journal" found that while Google itself indicated more than a year ago that it would stop reading your mail to target ads, hundreds of …

Cannabis is beneficial for some conditions, Chief Medical Officer concludes

Cannabis moved a step closer to being legalised for medicinal use after the Chief Medical Officer concluded there was ‘conclusive evidence’ it was beneficial for some conditions.<p>Dame Sally Davies, the Chief Medical Officer for England, said it was now difficult to defend the retention of cannabis …

Recipe: Firecracker Shrimp Skewers — Recipes from The Kitchn

For a dinner as fiery as the grill it's cooked on, look no further than firecracker shrimp skewers. These shrimp are grilled and glazed with a …

Our Most-Saved Recipes from June

Come June and the early days of summer, there is a clear shift in the recipes we all crave. The longer, warmer days have us filling meal plans with …

The Only Italian Pasta Salad Recipe You Need This Summer

Is there a more quintessential summer side dish than pasta salad? This cool salad keeps well for picnics and potlucks, you can make a big batch to …

Recipes

Drug gets body cells to 'eat and destroy' cancer

<b>Scientists have designed a special type of drug that helps the body eat and destroy cancerous cells.</b><p>The treatment boosts the action of white blood cells, called macrophages, that the immune system uses to gobble up unwanted invaders.<p>Tests in mice showed the therapy worked for aggressive breast and …

Cancer

Calories and macros and BMI don’t count. Here are the numbers that really matter.

Health often seems like a numbers game. What’s your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don’t matter very much for our overall health. …

Diabetes

Why Reading Books Makes You a Better Person, According to Science

Researchers have found that people who read regularly are better off.<p>Books are good for people on so many levels. They can help you fall asleep, lower your stress through laughter or tears, provide an escape from reality, and offer exposure to perspectives different from your own. Here are three …

Serotonin, Learning Speed Are Linked, Study Finds

Serotonin and learning speed have been linked in a new study that suggests the neurotransmitter that controls mood and regulates other functions can …

Who Will Save the Elephants?

Culture<p>There’s a Buddhist proverb, later interpreted by the American poet John Godfrey Saxe, about people and elephants that goes something like this: Six blind men encounter the world’s largest land mammal and decide to investigate. They each arrive at a different part. One runs his hands over its …

Wildlife

Despite all the warnings, we are normalising Donald Trump | Gary Younge

The president visits the UK in July – it’s vital to make clear we have clear moral lines and he has crossed them many times<p>During the presidential election the Huffington Post’s US site carried the following editor’s note at the end of every story about the Republican nominee: “Donald Trump …

7-Day Meal Plan: Protein-Packed Dinners

Juicy pork chops, fresh fish, and hearty quinoa are just some of the delicious, protein-packed foods in this week's meal plan. Protein does a lot of …

Crispy Cumin Sweet Potato Fries

Jazz up your sweet potato game with these cumin and coriander–seasoned sweet potato fries.<p>Don’t skip the cornstarch—it absorbs moisture as the fries …

French Fries

US suicide rates increased more than 25% since 1999, CDC says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Suicide rates increased by 25% across the United States over nearly two decades ending in 2016, according to research published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Twenty-five states experienced a rise in suicides by more than 30%, the government report finds.<p>More …

Mental Health

Trump Is Weaponizing Pardons

The president has taken a prerogative intended to temper justice with mercy, and turned it into an instrument of the culture war.<p>Beyond President Trump’s prolific dishonesty and extensive use of social media, it’s difficult to forecast what his administration’s enduring legacies may be for the …

Donald Trump

You can inherit schizophrenia. But what happens during pregnancy is key, new study says

During its brief existence, the placenta is a workhorse of an organ.<p>That’s because the fetus growing inside is entirely reliant on the placenta, …

Schizophrenia as whole-body disorder – the 100-year-old idea only now being proven

A study from researchers at King's College London is suggesting that schizophrenia is not just a disorder of the mind but is also associated with …

Caffeine Causes Widespread Brain Entropy

Basic neuroscience teaches us how individual brain cells communicate with each other, like neighbours chatting over the garden fence. This is a vital …

Neuroscience

It’s True: False News Spreads Faster and Wider. And Humans Are to Blame.

What if the scourge of false news on the internet is not the result of Russian operatives or partisan zealots or computer-controlled bots? What if the main problem is us?<p>People are the principal culprits, according to a new study examining the flow of stories on Twitter. And people, the study’s …

Fake News

Turns out that Geek Squad has been in the FBI's pocket for a decade

Who needs probable cause when you have geeks?<p>That appears to be the thinking of the FBI, which has been working with Best Buy's computer repair …

Ravens Are Evolving, and Not in the Way You'd Expect

Instead of branching into new species, raven groups experienced something called "speciation reversal."<p>A new study shows that the common raven is anything but commonplace in its evolution.<p>Using DNA samples taken from ravens for nearly twenty years, the study provides evidence that common ravens on …

Warren Calls Out Fellow Democrats for Helping GOP Ram Through "Wish Lists of Big Bank Lobbyists"

- Advertisement -<p>See original here<p><b>"It's time for the rest of us to fight back and demand that Washington work for us, not the big bank lobbyists."</b><p>By …