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‘Tsunami of diabetes’: If growing trend continues, one-fifth of adults will be obese by 2025

NEW YORK — The past 40 years have seen an unprecedented increase in the number of obese adults worldwide, climbing to about 640 million — more than …

Intensive exercise may keep the aging mind sharp

Older Americans who engage in strenuous exercise are more mentally nimble, have better memory function and process information more speedily than do their more sedentary peers, new research suggests. And as they continued to age, participants who were very physically active at the start of a …

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Bank of Canada willing to resort to below-zero interest rate in face of major economic crisis, Poloz says

TORONTO — The Bank of Canada would be willing to cut its benchmark interest rate to below zero per cent if the country is faced with a major economic …

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Nutritionist

You don't have to be a health nut.<p><b>1. There's more to nutrition than following the food pyramid.</b> When I was in my mid-20s, I found out my cholesterol was really high and I was showing serious signs for heart disease. My doctor said I needed to stay active and watch my diet, and I really didn't know …

A new Instagram trend has men covering their beards with glitter

Men are seemingly fascinated with doing something new and different with the hair on their face. First beard ornaments, then beard contests, and now: glitter beards.<p>Yes, some men have taken to dousing their beards with glitter. The trend, if you can call it that, seems to have begun with social …

Dangerous dirt: Why the animal world is obsessed with staying clean

Going without a shower for a few days might make you feel gross, but for small animals like bees and houseflies, keeping clean is a matter of life or death.<p>A mosquito flying through the fog of the early morning may find its wings so weighed down by water droplets that it can no longer search for …

When A Stranger Leaves You $125 Million

One morning last year, when Bryan Bashin sat down to check his email, a peculiarly short note caught his attention.<p>"A businessman has passed away. I think you might want to talk to us," it read.<p>Bashin directs a nonprofit in San Francisco called the LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, so …

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