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Jamie Oliver Sends Message To Boy With Brain Tumour In Time For Christmas After Mum's Appeal

'This produced one of the biggest smiles I’ve seen on beautiful James’ face.'<p>Jamie Oliver has sent a teenager with a brain tumour a message in time …

A new study finds a super-surprising health benefit to daily salads

I’m a creature of habit, especially when it comes to my food: My breakfast is usually some kind of egg concoction, but I’ll have a salad every day …

How Building 1 Keystone Habit Can Transform Your Life | Inc.com

This is the time of season where gym membership enrollment goes through the roof. I am sure self-help books are flying off the shelves right now too. We are telling ourselves that this is going to be the year that we get work and life and everything in between, in order.<p>But if we have failed in the …

Keystone Pipeline

How to Be a C.E.O., From a Decade’s Worth of Them

It started with a simple idea: What if I sat down with chief executives, and never asked them about their companies?<p>The notion occurred to me roughly a decade ago, after spending years as a reporter and interviewing C.E.O.s about many of the expected things: their growth plans, the competition, the …

Leadership

6 airline industry secrets that will help you fly like a pro

Airline workers have a lot of tricks up their sleeves that could help you book a better, cheaper flight, avoid sitting next to babies, and more! Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Airline workers reveal 6 industry secrets to fly like a pro.<p>1. The best time to book your ticket: 2:30 p.m. E.T. on …

Flying

Researchers Have Discovered a Previously Unknown Role For The Brain's Hippocampus

Whoa!<p>That sea-horse shaped chunk of grey matter deep inside our skull called the hippocampus has a job on its resume we've never seen before – …

Celebrating the Autumn Equinox in England: Pictures

Farmhouses

Triathlon deaths not rare, and risks rise with age

(Reuters Health) - Triathlon competitors may be more likely to die suddenly and suffer a fatal trauma or cardiac arrest than previously thought, U.S. data suggest.<p>A study of more than 9 million participants over three decades found that deaths and cardiac arrests struck 1.74 out of every 100,000 …

Biomedicine

Why we fell for clean eating

In the spring of 2014, Jordan Younger noticed that her hair was falling out in clumps. “Not cool” was her reaction. At the time, Younger, 23, believed herself to be eating the healthiest of all possible diets. She was a “gluten-free, sugar-free, oil-free, grain-free, legume-free, plant-based raw …

University of Cambridge

New Evidence Suggests Alzheimer's Doesn’t Destroy Memories, it Only Blocks Them

Lighting the Way Ahead<p>Scientists at Columbia University discovered during a study published in the journal <i>Hippocampus</i> that the memories of mice with …

Foods that can suppress appetite, aid weight loss

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether it's turning to supplements, juices or new challenging workouts, it seems everyone is looking for the magic weight loss bullet. But sometimes, losing weight may just be a matter of tweaking your diet -- and eating foods that work for you, not against you.<p>Though none of these foods …

Nutrition

Parasites could be lurking in your sushi, doctors warn

<b>(CNN) —</b> Anisakiasis, an illness caused by eating parasite-contaminated fish or seafood, is on the rise in Western countries where eating sushi and other raw or undercooked fish and seafood dishes has gained popularity, according to a report published Thursday in BMJ Case Reports.<p>The authors draw a …

Insects

Why You need to Define Your Own Version of Success Immediately | Inc.com

You know the old adage "beauty is in the eye of the beholder"? Well, the same goes for success. If you're focusing on what everyone else's idea of success is you'll never achieve it. Success, like beauty, starts from the inside out.<p>You have to go deep inside yourself to define your own version of …

Motivation

How ‘superagers’ stay sharp in their later years

When it comes to retirement, experts recommend that everyone do some hard thinking. By this, they mean you should plan your finances responsibly, consider carefully where to live, and decide what colour beach chair to sit in all day as you sip strawberry daiquiris in the sun. But there’s another …

Humanity

What Life Is Like After Weight Loss (Hint: It's Not What You'd Expect)

A few weeks ago, I went to the doctor for a checkup and of course had to step on the scale as part of the appointment. When I saw my weight on the …

Fitness

Working memory is key to focus, and you can improve it it in 3 simple steps

No matter how hard you try to keep your thoughts in order, ideas continue to bounce wildly around, beating at your limited attention.<p>While working on a project, all of a sudden you start thinking about what you're going to make for dinner or a conversation you had with a friend a few nights ago.<p>The …

Researchers find clues to why diet with olive oil is tied lower heart disease risk | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - A traditional Mediterranean diet with added olive oil may be tied to a lower risk of heart disease at least in part because it helps maintain healthy blood flow and clear debris from arteries, a Spanish study suggests.<p>Bottles of olive oil are lined in a factory in Dos Hermanas, …

Holistic Medicine

How to Deal with Heartbreak

Maybe this time, it really wasn't you.<p>Making your way through this cruel, confounding, ever-changing world is difficult. Something make you anxious this week, or any week? Lay it on me at askdaveholmes@gmail.com. I'm here to help you minimize the damage you will necessarily inflict on the world …

Relationships

13 Things Successful People Do Before Going To Bed [Infographic]

<b>The older you get, the more you begin to realise just how important a good night’s sleep can be.</b> Experts at the National Sleep Foundation suggest …

Sleep

6 Ways to Decrease Your Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

There are things you can do now.<p>As we age, our brains might start to get less sharp, making it harder to learn new things or remember key events. And …

Spending Time Around Traffic Is Literally Destroying Your Brain

New research finds a marked increase in dementia among those living by busy roadways.<p>The highways around where I live in Portland, Oregon are like congestion voids—black holes or boundless oceans. You go in hoping to reappear elsewhere in the city or beyond, but without any assurance of exiting at …

Royal Caribbean Is Hiring an Intern to Travel the World and Take Photos for Instagram

Yes, this is real.<p>Are you on the hunt for an internship? Are you already employed, but thinking your life might be better if you quit your job and instead got paid to Instagram for three weeks? Well then, hold on to your iPhones.<p>Royal Caribbean UK & Ireland will be hiring one savvy photographer …

Royal Caribbean

Apple Crumble Recipe With Blackberries - Great British Chefs

Michelin-starred chef Adam Gray plays with this great British dessert tradition by baking the nut-flavoured topping separately for more depth of …

Dessert

50 places to travel to in 2017

While it may be hard to believe, 2016 is coming to a close, meaning that it's time to look ahead to 2017.<p>Whether you consider yourself a tourist, a traveler, or a weekend warrior, one thing is universal: you travel to see and experience new things.<p>To help you do this, we've put together the …

13 Christmas Dresses That Will Perfectly Conceal Your Festive Food Baby

Elasticated waistbands at the ready.<p>We all have grand visions of ourselves decked out in Instagrammable velvet and sequins on Christmas day, when in …

Top 3 TYPES of Drugs That Cause Memory Loss

More than 100,000 deaths annually a caused by prescription drugs while 1.5 million people are experiencing their side-effects.<p>Currently, adverse drug …

Medicine

Transatlantic Business Class for Just $903 Roundtrip!! (Delta and KLM)

Delta and KLM are offering transatlantic business class for just $930 roundtrip between Helsinki and New York.<p>This is one for my European readers, or …

Britain to Trump - 'No vacancy' for Farage as ambassador | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Tuesday dismissed U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s unprecedented expression of support for Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage to be made British ambassador to Washington, saying pointedly that there is no vacancy for the job.<p>Trump, who after his election victory met …

Donald Trump

NHS staff and managers condemn 'passport before treatment' plan

Doctors, nurses and NHS managers have condemned government plans to make hospital patients produce their passport before being treated as unworkable and a burden on overworked staff that will not raise the £500m a year ministers hope.<p>There are also fears that marginalised groups – such as people …

Health Care

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