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13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

11 things you can do in 5 minutes or less to instantly improve your health

It literally only takes 5 minutes.<p>What if you could positively improve your health and fitness in the same amount of time it takes you to skim a recap of <i>Queer Eye</i>? Okay, so you may not actually see a different number on the scale in just a few minutes (sorry!), but you <i>can</i> do something that will …

The Best Horror Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: August 31st</b><p>There’s nothing better than bingeing some good scary movies on Netflix on a dark, stormy night. From ghosts to vampires, zombies, and Babadooks, just about every morbid fantasy that your demented mind can conjure has representation. We’ve watched the best horror movies on …

Horror

18 mind-bending sci-fi movies to watch after Annihilation

Science Fiction Movies

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

Burn more calories, eat healthier, and boost your weight-loss efforts—today.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't about committing to one healthy choice—the journey is made up of lots lifestyle decisions that you make every …

Weight Loss

Obamacare Exchanges Attract Few High Income Americans

Government-run exchanges have been good at attracting low income Americans to subsidized coverage under the Affordable Care Act, but aren’t attracting higher income buyers who could be needed in the future, according to a new analysis.<p>Though the Obama administration said it has surpassed its 2015 …

8 Foods that Pack on Muscle

Republicans see Obama as bigger threat than Putin and Assad, says poll

A third of Republicans believe President Barack Obama poses an imminent threat to the United States, outranking concerns about Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.<p>A Reuters/Ipsos online poll this month asked 2,809 Americans to rate how much of a threat a list of …

Rising healthcare costs are pressuring patients

Coping with ever-increasing medical bills is frustrating — and getting more so.<p>A recent survey by private health insurance exchange EHealth highlights the pressure Americans are feeling. It found that more than 6 in 10 people say they're more worried about the financial effect of expensive medical …

31 Healthy Recipes That Require Zero Cooking

Making creative and healthy meals at home doesn’t have to mean slaving over a hot stove for hours—or even turning on the stove at all! With a handful …

Healthy Recipes for Weight Loss

So do healthy recipes for weight loss really exist? And if so, do they work?<p>Well, yes and yes.<p>Healthy recipes mean a nutritious balance of protein, …

How to Get a Flatter Tummy Almost Instantly

Avoid these belly bloaters for fast results<p>Sure, eating three helpings of pie won’t do your waistline any favors—but neither will eating three helpings of broccoli. Here’s why: Certain foods are known bloat offenders, which means they’ll increase puffiness and make you appear heavier than you are, …

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The 9 Foods Most Likely to Make You Sick

Follow these kitchen tips to beat off nasty bacteria and keep making the meals you love

12 Tasty Substitutions When Cutting Carbs

Cutting carbs doesn’t have to be a buzzkill—we reviewed some equally awesome options<p>“The best way to cut carbs from your diet is to make creative substitutions,” says Arthur Agatston, M.D., author of <i>The South Beach Diet</i>. “That way you can still eat the foods you love, without busting your diet.”<p>Dr. …

8 Things You Should Never Eat if You're Trying to Lose Weight

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, "low-fat" foods are actually your enemy.<p>Lots of experts say it's stupid to forbid yourself from eating certain foods – that denying yourself something you really want to eat can ultimately lead to binge eating and eventual weight gain. So dessert isn't on this …

15 Foods You Should Never Eat

The foods to eliminate from your diet now.<p>We know we should stay clear of hard-and-fast food but some foods can seriously mess with your health.<p>"It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental …