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8 Things Recruiters Notice About Your Resume at First Glance (and 4 Things That Don't Matter)

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p>When recruiters look through a stack of resumes for candidate screening, what is the vital information …

Top iPhone apps gone free

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Right Brain, Left Brain? Scientists Debunk Popular Theory

Maybe you're "right-brained": creative, artistic, an open-minded thinker who perceives things in subjective terms. Or perhaps you're more of a "left-brained" person, where you're analytical, good at tasks that require attention to detail, and more logically minded.<p>It turns out, though, that this …

15 Ways to Debloat ASAP

Simple tricks that help you feel less puffy and flatten your belly fast<p>Simple tricks that help you feel less puffy and flatten your belly fast<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i> Slimming down for summer takes time and dedication, but a few quick tricks can help you feel a little bit lighter in just …

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Greatist Workout of the Day: Wednesday August 7th

Welcome to the cycle of GWODs designed by Kelvin Gary and Katherine Simmons of Body Space Fitness!<p>Have thoughts on the new graphic design of …

How Sleep Deprivation Makes Us Want to Eat Fat

New research shows decreased activity in the parts of the brain that regulate "food desirability."<p>Over the past 30 years many studies have shown that sleep deprivation correlates with gaining weight. How exactly that works in our brains still isn't clear, though.<p>This week adds a small but …

New and Improved Hot Pockets? Buyer, Be Aware

Wellness is at the top of everyone's mind. We want better quality at a good value. Most of us are not cooking from scratch anymore. So when Hot Pockets tries to reinvent itself as a fresh and wholesome brand, I pay attention. This reinvention strategy is akin to Taco Bell's hiring of a chef as "key …

How to Know If Your Arthritis Medications Are Working

Typically, doctors prescribe arthritis medications to help control the disease. There are several categories of arthritis medications, including …

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3 Ways Yoga Can Help Relieve Eating Disorders

Millions of Americans suffer from an eating disorder such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia and binge eating. Among teens, the death rate for anorexia is 12 times higher than the other causes of death. Eating disorders are often difficult to successfully treat.<p>Anorexia is characterized by emaciation and …

'Paying Till It Hurts': Why American Health Care Is So Pricey

It costs $13,660 for an American to have a hip replacement in Belgium; in the U.S., it's closer to $100,000.<p>Americans pay more for health care than people in many other developed countries, and Elisabeth Rosenthal is trying to find out why. The <i>New York Times</i> correspondent is spending a year …

Jo Robinson: Eating on the Wild Side (VIDEO)

Jo Robinson's new book <i>Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health</i> takes careful measure of the last 15 years of scientific research in the fields involving food and nutrition-- tens of thousands of individual studies, and boils them down into a sizable number of startling new …

Decades After Henrietta Lacks' Death, Family Gets A Say On Her Cells

Morning Edition talks with NIH's Dr. Francis Collins<p><b>Listen</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>The family of the late Henrietta Lacks finally got the chance to weigh in on how scientists use cells taken from her — without consent — more than 60 years ago.<p>The National Institutes of Health and the Lacks family …

408 Hot Air Balloons Just Took Off at the Same Time — Here's Video

Justice Department wants Apple to terminate existing book deals and compete on price (update)

Proposal calls for Apple to let ebook retailers link to their stores in iOS apps<p>Earlier this month Apple was found guilty of ebook price fixing in a lawsuit brought by the US Department of Justice, and now the DoJ is offering "remedies" to ensure Apple never repeats the anticompetitive behavior. …

True Link Financial Aims to Fight Senior Credit Scams

True Link Financial, which is launching today, is aimed at preventing scams that target vulnerable seniors, who lose billions of dollars annually …

Apple Store app giving away free apps, games in broader retail push

If you open your Apple Store(s AAPL) app on Friday you’ll see something new: a free content giveaway, courtesy of Apple. Under the “Stores” tab, …

Tilda Swinton Is Officially Art

Long suspected of being either art or an alien, Tilda Swinton recently confirmed that she is definitely one of those things. The actress, riveting in films like <i>I Am Love</i> and <i>The Deep End</i>, and the inspiration for a fantastic parody Twitter, has just resurrected an old performance art piece at MoMA in …

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Pentagon agency under fire for refusing to ID unknown World War II soldiers

<i>By Bill Dedman,</i> <i>Investigative Reporter, NBC News</i><p>HONOLULU – Rick Stone stands in a volcanic crater overlooking Pearl Harbor, in the military cemetery known as the Punchbowl. Looking around him, it's easy to spot the graves marked "Unknown." They're the ones where no relatives bring flowers.<p>Standing …