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17 Healthy Foods You Need to Try This Year

While all of us may be tempted to reach for the bright, shiny, and unfamiliar food products that are stocked in our grocery store shelves or spontaneously buy items spotted on Instagram, Brit + Co’s doing the hard part for you by taste-testing these new packaged foods to highlight only the good …

Healthy Eating

The end of toxic chemo? Blocking vitamin B-2 may stop cancer

New research published in the journal <i>Aging</i> finds a compound that stops cancer cells from spreading by starving them of vitamin B-2. The findings may …

Cancer

Your holiday reading list: 56 books you won’t be able to put down

<i>Sacha Vega/iStock</i><p>Since we know TED speakers love to read, we asked them: What book could you <i>not</i> stop reading? Here are their eclectic picks, ready …

'Breakthrough' breast cancer drugs which stall disease for months to be available on NHS

More than 8,000 women with advanced breast cancer have been given new hope after health officials approved two new "breakthrough" drugs that stall the disease for at least 10 months.<p>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) yesterday approved palbociclib and ribociclib for …

Cancer

Cancer cells destroyed in just 3 days with new technique

Cancer cells are relentless, possessing the vexatious ability to develop resistance to current therapies and making the disease hugely challenging to …

Cancer

Catching Alzheimer's earliest symptoms may help delay disease

Warning signs for Alzheimer’s disease can begin in the brain decades before memory loss or other symptoms appear, scientists now realize. That's why they're pushing for more early testing, in the hopes that early lifestyle changes can hold off the disease's destruction of the brain.<p>November is …

A New Drug Has Been Found To 'Melt' Away The Fat In Our Arteries That Cause Heart Attacks

Sound too good to be true?<p>We all know that an unhealthy lifestyle and poor diet can start clogging up our coronary system, making us more vulnerable …

Diabetes

Design Tips for Home Libraries

How to use light, color and, of course books, to create a perfect spot to read<p><i>Each week Mansion Global tackles an interior design topic with an elite</i> …

Home Decorating

Acid reflux drug linked to more than doubled risk of stomach cancer – study

There are more than 50m prescriptions for proton pump inhibitors in the UK, though they have previously been linked to side-effects and increased risk of death<p>A drug commonly used to treat acid reflux is linked to a more than doubled risk of developing stomach cancer, researchers have …

5 Steps You Should Take To Protect Yourself After Massive Equifax Hack

On Thursday, Equifax announced that from mid-May through July 2017, criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. Specifically, this hack may potentially impact 143 million U.S. consumers. The information accessed includes names, Social Security …

Identity Theft

This Delicious Smoothie Will Help Fight Dangerous Inflammation In Your Body

Sip your way to better health.<p>Inflammation is part of the body's immune response. White blood cells release chemicals into the blood to protect your body from harmful substances. This chemical release increases the bloodflow to the injured or infected area and causes warmth and redness. When fluid …

Fat, carbs, fruit, veg: How much should we eat for health?

Two complementary papers based on a large cohort study show that fats - both saturated and unsaturated - may not be as harmful as previously thought. …

Heart Disease Is the Number One Killer of Americans. A New Genetic Test Can Help Determine Your Risk

Genetic testing firm Color Genomics has been focused on cancer, the number two cause of death in America. But the upstart is now spreading its reach …

The clueless parent's guide to understanding Snapchat

Confused about Snapchat? You’re not the only parent. Snapchat is perhaps the most misunderstood of all social media apps. Is it a social network? A photo platform? A means for frustrated millennial expression? The short answer is yes, to all of those things. The longer answer, well…<p><b>What is Snapchat</b> …

Mobile Photography

Snapchat shows people where you are and what you're doing

Snapchat’s newest feature triggered major privacy fears when it launched last week, but it reveals even more about you than previously thought.<p>Snap …

US police warn parents that Snapchat's Snap Map is a threat to their children's safety- Technology News, Firstpost

Snapchat

Why Aspirin May Be More Dangerous for Older People

Anywhere from 40% to 60% of older people take daily aspirin to prevent a heart attack or stroke. Studies have shown that low doses of the …

Doctors Are Now Fighting Depression by Targeting the Brain's Wiring, Not Its Chemical Balance

The Damage of Depression<p>Depression is becoming an epidemic that is damaging individuals, society, and the economy. Its has become the leading source …

Magnesium is essential to your health, but many people don’t get enough of it

Ask most people to name a nutrient lacking in the American diet, and the top answers would probably be calcium, vitamin D or fiber. Though all nutrients are essential for good health, few are more crucial to focus on than magnesium — because we don’t usually get enough in our diet and none of our …

Crucial

One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've read about the latest wellness trends, you may have entertained the idea of a diet detox.<p>But whether you've considered juicing, fasting or cleansing in an effort to lose weight or improve your well-being, you're probably aware that drastically cutting out foods is not effective as …

Nutrition

4 Female Authors on Why The Handmaid’s Tale Is Shockingly Relevant Today

If you’re not already glued to your TV and watching Hulu’s latest adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i>, we highly suggest blocking off an entire day in your calendar to binge the groundbreaking first season. While the story has been shocking readers for decades with its eerily …

Books

Margaret Atwood on the utopias hiding inside her dystopias and why there is no “the future”

“Good luck with the future,” was the last thing Margaret Atwood said to me, after I’d shaken her hand and stammered profusely over what an honor it was to talk with her. She didn’t mean my personal future; she meant the future of the planet and of the human race, the same future she’s imagined so …

The main differences between Advil, Tylenol, Aleve, and Aspirin summed up

Advil, Tylenol, Aleve, and Aspirin. These over-the-counter drugs are essential to our daily body pains. But are we really using the right one for a headache?<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b> On Facebook

Biomedicine

How Norwegians Eat Their Way To Being Among The World's Healthiest People

Take note!<p>Unesco recently released its Human Development Report, which makes Norway a model of health for the rest world. The report looks at many factors, including life expectancy and average number of years spent in school. Norway ranked number one in their data.<p>Since Norway is setting a good …

The Best Books of April 2017: From Anne Lamott to Sheryl Sandberg

A Novel<p>The year is 2076 and the Second American Civil War is underway. Omar El Akkad’s brilliant and compelling debut imagines what happens when America splits at the seams and turns in on itself. The surreal setting feels oddly familiar, as the Mississippi River Delta is sinking, drones hover …

Books

How the right diet can improve your work productivity

If you struggle to keep up with work deadlines, meetings and endless e-mails, your diet may be to blame, at least in part. And it may play a larger role than you realize.<p>The foods you eat – and don't eat – have a direct impact on how productive you are.<p>According to a 2012 study conducted with …

Heart Attack News: Soft Plaque Build-Up May Not Be Culprit

A study presented at the American College of Cardiology meeting in Washington indicates measuring a patient’s coronary calcium levels is a much …

Rejection rate on the rise for Canadians at U.S. border

The Globe and Mail is interested in learning about Canadian citizens' and permanent residents' experiences travelling to the U.S. since U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order limiting travel and immigration from Muslim-majority countries.<p>Loading...

5 Cancer-Fighting Foods—Plus What to Avoid

Over half the population will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime, the newest studies tell us. While many factors contribute to …

How To Grow Your Own Turmeric Indoors (It's Easier Than You Think)

Late winter is the perfect time to plant this potent anti-inflammatory root.<p>Sure, you can buy turmeric powder from the spice department to whip up …