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Is marriage good for your health? It depends who you’re married to

New research has found being married has protective health effects – unless it doesn’t<p>If there’s one thing Disney screenwriters, social conservatives, the patriarchy and the wedding industrial complex can agree on, it’s that marriage is good for you. And there are a lot of studies to back that up. …

Biomedicine

Being married 'protects your health'

<b>Marriage appears to be good for your health, boosting your survival chances if you have a major heart risk factor such as high cholesterol, say researchers.</b><p>A loving spouse might spur you on to look after yourself better, they told a heart conference, based on their study of nearly a million UK …

Diabetes

What the Queen Eats (and Drinks) Every Day

It's safe to assume that when you're the Queen of England, you can have just about anything your heart desires for breakfast, lunch, and dinner — but based on a recent deep-dive by <i>Business Insider</i>, when it comes to food, her Royal Majesty actually likes to keep things rather simple.<p>Abiding by a …

A Fasting Diet Could Reverse Diabetes And Repair The Pancreas, Says New Research

This looks promising.<p>Researchers have been able to reverse symptoms of diabetes and restore pancreas functions in mice by putting them on a version …

Fasting diet 'regenerates diabetic pancreas'

<b>The pancreas can be triggered to regenerate itself through a type of fasting diet, say US researchers.</b><p>Restoring the function of the organ - which helps control blood sugar levels - reversed symptoms of diabetes in animal experiments.<p>The study, published in the journal Cell, says the diet reboots …

Diabetes

Intermittent fasting: The good things it did to my body

<b>Many of the changes in my body when I took part in the clinical trial of an intermittent fasting diet were no surprise. Eating very little for five days each month, I lost weight, and I felt hungry. I also felt more alert a lot of the time, though I tired easily. But there were other effects too</b> …

Holistic Medicine

An ex-Deutsche Bank MD who made $1 billion for clients built an app to teach students to invest

"JPMorgan merged with Chase. Bankers Trust got brought out of Deutsche Bank. Lehman Brothers went bust. Bank of America bought Merrill Lynch and then Deutsche Bank is Deutsche Bank — who knows!" Derhalli told Business Insider recently.<p>Derhalli spent 35-years in investment banking and spent his …

Deutsche Bank

Dim sum guide: What to order, and what order to eat it

When you go out for dim sum now in Chicago, after your server sets down your first pot of tea, you'll scan other tables to see fellow diners reach with chopsticks into steamer baskets and small plates, then you'll notice something missing: the carts.<p>The iconic steaming silver serving carts were …

Parmesan and walnut jar salad with honey and balsamic dressing

Easy to transport and simple to make, our new jar salads series showcases a variety of recipes that are both pretty and practical.<p>In the final episode in the series, learn how to make a delicious parmesan and walnut jar salad with a sweet honey and balsamic dressing, perfect for lunch on the …

Leonard Cohen Makes It Darker

At eighty-two, the troubadour has another album coming. Like him, it is obsessed with mortality, God-infused, and funny.<p>When Leonard Cohen was twenty-five, he was living in London, sitting in cold rooms writing sad poems. He got by on a three-thousand-dollar grant from the Canada Council for the …

China's Science Revolution

by Rebecca Morelle<br>23 May 2016<p>The biggest radio telescope<p>Nestling in a vast natural crater, China’s giant is about to come alive.<p>A colossal, steeply curved dish glints in the sunlight, surrounded by jagged mountains that cut into the sky. Construction workers, busy putting the finishing touches to …

China

IMF head Christine Lagarde hopes Ottawa’s stimulus plan ‘goes viral’

OTTAWA — Christine Lagarde has some strong advice for developed nations and those still in the process: follow Canada’s lead if they want to create …

The Mystery of Love-Science: Why Do You Fall in Love?

Relationship<p>We call it love. It feels like love. But the most exhilarating of all human emotions is probably nature’s beautiful way of keeping the …

People born underweight do less exercise throughout their lives

Being born a lighter weight than average affects you for the rest of your life. A study tracking almost 3000 people since birth has found that …

Hour's activity 'offsets sedentary day'

<b>An hour's "brisk exercise" each day offsets the risks of early death linked to a desk-bound working life, scientists suggest.</b><p>The analysis of data from more than a million people is part of a study of physical activity published in the Lancet to coincide with the Olympics.<p>Watching TV was found to be …

University of Cambridge

For Every Great Way to Have Sex, There's a Sh*tty Drawback

Sorry kids, the Mile High Club doesn't exist.<p>Ah, sex. It's right there at the base of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, alongside food and air. We think about it every seven seconds, and then we go to sleep and dream about it continuously. It is, as George Michael affirms, <i>natural</i> and <i>fun</i>. (<i>Best when it's</i> …

Relationships

11 ways to cut your taxes in retirement

Retirement is supposed to be about doing what you’ve always wanted to do after decades in the workforce. So, how do you feel about tax …

Retirement

Why shopping for financial advice can be daunting

Given the plethora of professional designations for financial advisers — a myriad of abbreviations covering everyone from planners to investment managers to experts on aging and divorce — shopping for money advice can be daunting.<p>"It's sometimes difficult to sort through the alphabet soup of …

Matt Gurney: Men die because they don’t take their health and lives seriously

In Friday’s National Post, Professor Robert Whitley, of McGill’s department of psychiatry, provided a grim wake-up call to all Canadians. Suicide …

The 50 Most Romantic Movies Of All Time

Searching for a flick? Let our list of the most romantic movies of all time be your guide.<p>Searching for a flick? Let our list of the most romantic movies of all time be your guide. Click through for the 50 top love stories to play out on the big screen.

Tom Hanks

Your secure retirement starts with a golden number: Here’s how to calculate it

If you participated in a defined benefit pension plan for most of your working life, your retirement planning has essentially been taken care of. The …

Retirement

Bill Hader's Stoned-in-Amsterdam Story Explodes Into the Funniest Late Night Bit in Ages

Saturday Night Live star Vanessa Bayer interrupts Seth Meyers' interview and spins gold.<p>Bill Hader may have lied to Seth Meyers last night. The actor told a story about the cast of <i>Trainwreck</i> smoking their way through Amsterdam's weed cafes. After several stops, they wandered into the red light …

Comedy

The World’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions in One Graphic

By Alison Kanski<p><i>Published:</i> July 3rd, 2015<p>Carbon emissions are often considered in the future tense: the G7 aims to reduce future emissions and …

Fossil Fuels

Anthropologist explains why we cheat on people we love

Simply put, she says, that person becomes the center of the world. You have an intense craving to be with that person, not just sexually, but emotionally. You can list the things you don't like about them, but all that gets pushed aside and you focus only on what you do like about them.<p>"It's an …

The Brain

Choose the Best Dating Website for You

If you've already committed to a dating website, be sure to check out our online dating pointers for tips on how to improve your odds. But if you're still new to the game, be forewarned that not all sites are created equal—some are free, some are for religious purposes, and some are downright …

What Women Say Makes the Perfect Date

<b>Money Matters</b><br>Spending too much on a date makes me think you're trying to buy my affection. Or worse. I'd rather see evidence of your personal interest than your interest-bearing accounts. Special note: If you're spending more than $200 on a woman who isn't sleeping with you, you're a sucker. And …

12 Sex Secrets Women Wish You Knew

And she'll want sex more often, so things will only get better every time you get naked with her.<p><b>Related Video:</b><p>1. Greater Focus Leads to Hotter Sex<p>What's the best way to unlock a woman's wildest desires in bed?<p>"Passion," said 42 percent of the women we surveyed.<p>"That means being in the moment and …