Liz Cox

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It’s 2017, and women still aren’t being funded equally

Broadly, the venture capital industry is thriving. But still, too often, women seeking funding are left out of the boom because of hidden biases, sexism and a general unawareness. Because of this — and recent reports of incredibly low-brow behavior among high-profile investors — it is more …

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Stress Kills! 5 Ways to Keep Your Stress Levels Low.

The ability to manage stress is what sets apart successful entrepreneurs from not-so-successful ones. Just ask Bill Gates and Richard Branson.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve been known to skip a few meals, dump four shots of espresso into one cup and even drink a …

Venom from the funnel web spider could prevent brain damage from strokes after 'world-first discovery'

Venom from the deadly funnel web spider can be used to protect the brain from devastating stroke damage, scientists have found.<p>Australian researchers were sequencing the DNA of the venom when they discovered a compound, which they say could protect brain cells even when injected hours after a …

12 Alzheimer’s Awareness Must-Reads

Since its first diagnosis in 1901 by German psychiatrist Dr. Aloysius Alzheimer, Alzheimer’s Disease has been the prognosis for approximately 5.4 million Americans. As the Baby Boomer generation approaches the most common age demographic for the disease – sixty-five and older – that number is …

Alzheimer's Disease

5 Black Women That Prove Age Is Nothing But A Number

There’s an old fable that talks about the mysterious “fountain of youth.” It describes how at this one fountain, if you drink the water from it you …

A graphic history of sex: ‘There is no gene that drives sexuality. All sexuality is learned’

Changes in sexuality over time have made the modern family what it is. What next? Homa Khaleeli asks the authors of a groundbreaking graphic guide, The Story of Sex<p>Philip Larkin famously announced that sexual intercourse began in 1963 (“Between the end of the ‘Chatterley’ ban / And the Beatles’ …

Anthropology

This Is What Happens To Your Brain When You Experience Happiness

<i>This article was previously published on Prevent Disease.com and written by Dr. Marianna Pochelli.</i><p>Too much research has been devoted to the science …

Stronger muscles lead to stronger brain

A study led by the University of Sydney in Australia has found that gradually increasing muscle strength through activities such as weightlifting …

Cognitive Impairment

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What’s the right amount of sex?

It was a cold, fall evening in Los Angeles, and maybe I had cabin fever from another week of sub-perfect weather, but there I was, storming out of …

How You Should Plan Your Day, Based on Your Personality

For activities such as going to sleep, hitting the gym, and having sex with your partner, the “when” is just as important as the who, what, where, …

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Success Is What You Make It No Matter Where You Started From

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

Apple cider vinegar and weight loss: Is there any truth to the hype?

Apple cider vinegar is praised for its health benefits and touted as the reliable weight loss elixir. Sold as a drink, in pill form or just as a …

10 Productivity Tricks You Can Learn in 10 Minutes

You’re probably short on time reading this, and I don’t blame you. Life moves fast. It seems impossible to keep up with hundreds of tasks being …

Trump Touts Sweeping, and Costly, Tax-Cut Plan

Economy<p>Call it a work in progress.<p>GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump unveiled Monday the latest version of his plan to overhaul the American tax code, offering relief for everyone from parents paying for child care to the world's largest corporations.<p>But it remains to be seen where the money …

Child Care

Exclusive: This Is What Working Women Want Even More Than Equal Pay

Women can encounter all kinds of slights in the workplace, from getting stuck with coffee runs and other “office housework” to bringing home smaller …

Is your gut making you sick?

New research suggests that the range and quantity of microbes that live in our guts could have a powerful effect on a range of conditions including depression, MS and obesity<p>A gut full of diverse microbes – bacteria, viruses and fungi – is essential for a healthy mind and body. And evidence is …

9 Foods That Make You Hungrier

You weren’t all that hungry before your handful of chips or midday banana. But instead of tiding you over to your next meal, you are ravenous. What …

Putin: Olympic ban on Russian athletes is result of political plot

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said a shadowy political plot had succeeded in unfairly stripping some Russian sportspeople of the right to compete at the Rio Olympics over doping allegations and promised to defend Russia’s tarnished sporting reputation.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin …

5 takeaways from Obama’s last convention

Obama steals the show with a methodical takedown of Donald Trump’s dystopian worldview.<p>President Barack Obama sent a simple message Wednesday night: Yes, we still can.<p>Obama’s convention speech in Philadelphia framed the 2016 election in a very Obama way: the audacity of hope over the politics of …

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Obama shares his positive vision of a nation whose diversity is a strength

By David Nakamura<p>David Nakamura<p>Reporter covering the White House<p>Email Bio Follow<p>PHILADELPHIA — Twelve years to the day after President Obama first offered Americans the promise of moving beyond paralyzing partisanship, he took the stage here at the Democratic National Convention at a time when the …

Democratic National Convention

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

No end to Afghan war: Obama slows US withdrawal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama scrapped plans Wednesday to cut American forces in Afghanistan by half before leaving office, a dispiriting …