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What Are the 5 Habits of Emotionally Healthy People?

It's amazing how some people can maintain happiness and positivity in their lives despite all the bad things happening around them.<p>But bestselling …

Emotional Intelligence

8 Productivity Hacks for the World's Worst Procrastinators

Finding it hard to stay focused? These strategies will help you get more out of your day.<p>Procrastination can strike virtually anyone in any context. And it can take several forms: You might avoid work entirely, deliberate so much over work decisions that you don't actually get anything done, feel …

A man who spent 5 years studying self-made millionaires found a common daily habit could be keeping you from getting rich

"It prevents even the most talented individuals from realizing success in life," he writes in his upcoming book, "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life."<p>This goes hand-in-hand with author Napoleon Hill's assertion that the wealthiest people are also the most decisive people.<p>Out of the 500 …

Self-improvement

Gum disease link to Alzheimer's, research suggests

<b>Gum disease has been linked to a greater rate of cognitive decline in people with Alzheimer's disease, early stage research has suggested.</b><p>The small study, published in PLOS ONE, looked at 59 people who were all deemed to have mild to moderate dementia.<p>It is thought the body's response to gum …

Dementia

These newly discovered bacteria can eat plastic bottles

A team of Japanese scientists has found a species of bacteria that eats the type of plastic found in most disposable water bottles.<p>The discovery, published Thursday in the journal Science, could lead to new methods to manage the more than 50 million tons of this particular type of plastic produced …

New plastic-eating bacteria could help save planet

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists in Japan have discovered a strain of bacteria that can eat plastic, a finding that might help solve the world's fast-growing plastic pollution problem.<p>The species fully breaks down one of the most common kinds of plastic called Polyethylene terephthalate (PET). It's the type …

Pollution

Antibiotic resistance is not theoretical: the threat is real and immediate

On the 61st anniversary of Alexander Fleming’s death, we are on the road back to where he started: the days of people dying from common infections and injuries<p>In 1928, as Alexander Fleming was sorting through a pile of petri dishes that he’d been cultivating bacteria in, he noticed something …

Medicine