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Nearly half of all Americans have high blood pressure — here are 6 things you can do to reduce your risk

High blood pressure is a deadly problem in America.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1,000 US deaths every day include high blood pressure as a "primary or contributing cause." It's a problem for heart attack victims, stroke patients, kidney disease suffers and people …

High Blood Pressure

Scientists have found an exciting new clue about how 'super-agers' stay sharp as they age

So much for not being able to teach an old dog new tricks.<p>Some older people can remember things just as well as peers who are nearly half their age. Scientists are calling them "super-agers" for their unique ability to stay sharp into old age<p>Several months ago, researchers discovered at least one …

The cities in the US with most and least expensive hospitals

A trip to the hospital in the US can vary a great deal based on where you live.<p>For one, the quality of the healthcare system can differ, with some cities ranking higher than others. There's also the question of the cost of that doctor's visit, which could be a much different price in one center …

Every Single Food-Lover's Gift From Oprah's Favorite Things — 31, to Be Exact!

This year's list of Oprah's favorite things has finally arrived! In addition to practical tech gifts, cozy gifts for the home, and plenty of affordable gifts under $50, there's a whole list of top-notch food gifts (both edible gifts and tools for the home cook), that the food-lover in your life …

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What NOT To Do When Seasoning Your Food

A seasoning is anything you add to your food to enhance the flavor. That can be salt, pepper, herbs, spices, and even citrus like lemon juice. Like …

Asbestos, dry cleaning agent among 10 chemicals under review

Under a congressional mandate, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing 10 chemicals to determine if they pose an unreasonable risk to …

A relationship psychologist reveals what you should ask yourself before getting married

Eli Finkel, author of "The All-or-Nothing Marriage," and a professor of psychology at Northwestern University says that addressing longterm compatibility before popping — or answering — questions is a major factor in avoiding divorce down the line. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Eli Finkel:</b> …

How Messing With Our Body Clocks Can Raise Alarms With Health

Research that helped discover the clocks running in every cell in our bodies earned three scientists a Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday.<p>"With exquisite precision, our inner clock adapts our physiology to the dramatically different phases of the day," the Nobel Prize committee wrote of the work of …

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

10 Things to Add to Your Closet Before Everyone Else Buys Them

Shop these NYFW trends before they’re everywhere.<p>If you’re only *just* shopping for fall, we have some bad news: You <i>may</i> just be a little bit behind. …

Packing Tips for Long Flights

These travel hacks can seriously improve a six-hour-plus journey.<p>There are few who would call lengthy flights enjoyable, yet they’re often an unavoidable part of reaching those faraway, bucket list-worthy destinations. With some strategic planning, however, it’s possible to make them a somewhat …

Jason Flemyng: How a night out in Prague with Johnny Depp left me scarred for life

Jason Flemyng, the English actor known for his roles in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, and, more recently, the Sky 1 series Jamestown, talks travel.<p>How often do you travel?<p>I’m on a plane at least twice a week at the moment, commuting for work while filming the second series of …

Eating alone is becoming more common — and it's a big problem for boomers

Seniors are taking shortcuts, and it's not doing them any good.<p>"Sadder than the beggar is the man who eats alone in public." So said the late French …

9 Fashion Items to Ditch If You Want to Be More Stylish

In the fashion world, it’s a constant revolving door of trends. What’s in one season might feel a little tired the next. Then something you never …

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Its Official: These are the Least Stressful Cities in the World

If the daily grind has you wishing you were on vacay asap, you may want to consider heading to one of these cities on your next trip. Zipjet, a …

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep at a Hotel

A poor night’s sleep is an all too common problem when you’re staying at a hotel, says Alistair Hughes, the managing director of Savoir Beds, a London-based company that sells beds and handmade mattresses to more than 50 hotels globally. “A hotel is an unfamiliar setting which can impact the …

8 Start-Up CEOs on How They Unwind and Beat Stress

Expert tips for unplugging.<p>For many of us, work and life are increasingly intertwined. Our emails flash across our wrists and new mail notifications …

SPY Guide: The 3 Best Perfume Gift Sets for Her

<b>* Gift sets from Giorgio Armani, Prada and Lancome</b> <b><br>* Multiple fragrances from each brand provides scents for every occasion</b><b><br>* A great way to say, “I</b> …

One type of diet is the best for your body and brain — but a lot of people are doing it wrong

But a lot of people are doing it wrong.<p>For a recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health analyzed the eating habits of more than 200,000 health care workers over the course of more than 20 years. They …

10 Long-Sleeved Shirts That Can Be Layered Multiple Ways For Fall

As we check off our Fall shopping list, it's important to stock up on the basics in addition to trendier items. While we know exactly where to find the best white t-shirts, the search for the perfect long-sleeved version isn't over. We want one that is lightweight (but not sheer), can be layered …

Why You Should Never Eat Food on Planes, According to the Experts

World travel expert Anthony Bourdain will eat everything from warthog bits to seal eyes, but one thing he won’t eat is airplane food—and neither …

Beauty: why taupe is my most used makeup shade

It brings restraint and is the perfect partner for something strong and scene-stealing<p>Yes, I know taupe is neither sexy nor cool, but please keep reading: as well as pronunciation issues, taupe has an image problem, and it bothers me. The flat, cold, greyish mouse-brown of murky washing-up water or …

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6 surprising foods that stain teeth plus 6 that will clean and whiten them

When you think of stained teeth, you may be quick to blame coffee. But there are other foods and beverages that could be tingeing your pearly whites. …

How to Tell a Real Diamond From a Fake: A Guide

Setting Test<p>If the diamond is already in a setting, such as a ring, you can typically determine the authenticity of the diamond by the quality of the …

Does being on your period make you less on top of your game?

‘Period brain’ may be one of the mainstays of internet banter – but a new study doesn’t find any scientific evidence for it<p>Is there such a thing as period brain? There are teams of researchers asking exactly what having a period does to your memory, ability to pay attention and your judgment. So …

Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health

Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet, famously compared emotions—”a joy, a depression, a meanness”—to “unexpected visitors.” His advice was to let them in laughing, but that’s not what we do. Instead, we pretend not to notice, or even hide. We want to bury resentment and anger, or trade loneliness in …

How to Take Care of Your Skin in Your 20s, 30s, 40s, and Beyond

Some of my fondest memories as a child are watching my mother take care of her skin. Now, she wasn't a huge skincare junkie, but my mom always took …

Skin Care

St James’s Hospital apologises for death of 32-year-old woman after stem cell transplantation

<i>By Ann O’Loughlin</i><p>St James’s Hospital has apologised in the High Court to the husband of a woman who died after she underwent a stem cell …

Editors' Picks: the timeless classics to invest in now and wear forever

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