Katie Owen

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4 Things Your Feet Tell You About Your Health

<b>Cold Feet</b><p>Could be: <i>Hypothyroidism</i><p>Always reaching for socks? You may be suffering from hypothyroidism, a disorder in which the thyroid doesn't produce …

What Your Drinking Habits Say About Your Health

You already know that you should drink more water than soda. But when it comes to health, how much juice is okay? How much wine? Kiyah J. Duffey, …

Depression is no longer the No. 1 mental-health concern among college students

Anxiety is now the No. 1 mental health diagnosis on college campuses, according The Times. The Times cited a recent study of more than 100,000 students by the Center for Collegiate Mental Health at Penn State which found that more than half of students seeking help at campus clinics report anxiety …

Sean Parker Grants $10 Million To Aid Radical Autoimmune Research For Type 1 Diabetes

Sean Parker has been very philanthropic lately, particularly with life sciences research. Parker announced he’d given $600 million to a foundation with his name on it this summer and $24 million last December to establish an allergy research center, also bearing his name. He’s now given $10 million …

This Bride Treated Herself To McDonald's After Her Groom Went Paintballing At Their Wedding

She's McLovin' it.<p>"People spend way too much on weddings and there was no way I wanted to spend an obscene amount on something like this," Antoinette told the paper.<p>"We just wanted to do it in our own way and for ourselves. We are not traditionalists."

Want Real Fulfillment and Happiness? 5 Ways to Simplify Your Life | Inc.com

The research is in: Simplicity is the fast track to happiness, health, productivity, and success. How so?<p>The lessons of meditation.<p>Meditation is training in <i>simplicity</i>, reducing distractions, first by physically removing them and in advanced stages by mentally removing them. "A particularly …

Princeton University

Aged Sumatra Coffee is Worth the Wait

As a general rule, when it comes to coffee, fresh is best. But in some cases, much like cheese or wine, coffee gets better with age.<p>Like so many …

Coffee

This Taiwanese Model Had Her Career Ruined By An Internet Meme That Went Viral

The tale of Heidi Yeh is one that joins many other who have found themselves at the mercy of unwanted fame online. As BBC points out, famous memes and online “characters” have launched into viral fame online and forced those at the center to fight back. The “Techno Viking” is a prime example, so is …

Memes

32 Things You Should Be Grateful For

“Be grateful for what you have now. As you begin to think about all the things in your life you are grateful for, you will be amazed at the never …

Do restaurant calorie labels lead to healthier eating?

Tracking calories at chain restaurants is supposed to become easier next year, but new studies raise questions about whether the counts actually make …

Nutrition

How Poop Can Be Worth $9.5 Billion

Let’s get two nasty numbers out of the way first (and don’t say you haven’t wondered about these at least once): The human race produces about 640 …

Face-lift may not boost your self-esteem | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Even patients who think they look much younger after a face-lift still may not see an improvement in self-esteem, a small U.S. study suggests.<p>Doctors quizzed patients about their self-worth before the cosmetic procedures, asking whether they agreed or disagreed with statements …

Could soda break your heart?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Guys, listen up: There's another reason to limit your intake of sugary or artificially sweetened sodas: It might contribute to heart failure. Researchers followed the food habits of 42,000 Swedish men over 12 years and found that men who drank at least two sweetened beverages a day had a …

Diabetes

Teens spend a 'mind-boggling' 9 hours a day using media, report says

<b>(CNN) —</b> You probably won't be surprised to hear that a new report found that teens and tweens spend a lot of time watching TV, videos and movies, playing video games, reading, listening to music and checking social media, but you might be somewhat shocked (I was!) by just how much time.<p>On any given …