Melissa Behnke

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Join The Wellness Universe

As a WU World-Changer<p>Are you a Wellness Leader or Aspiring Entrepreneur whose mission it is to better the world? Are you looking to expand your reach …

The first human trials of this experimental, cancer-killing drug could change everything

Properly mixed, the medicine came out as a dark brown liquid. A nurse brought the intravenous bag to the side of a recliner, where a man with brain cancer sat. The nurse hung the plump bag on a stand and prepared the treatment for delivery. The moment had arrived for BXQ-350 to meet its first human …

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Got skin cancer? Blame the FDA

Americans are getting skin cancer – and sometimes dying from it – at an alarming rate, while the U.S. Food and Drug Administration irresponsibly refuses to approve state-of-the-art sunscreens that could do a much better job protecting us from the sun’s cancer-causing rays.<p>The rest of the world has …

Cancer

Struggle to lose weight? Your gut bacteria may be to blame

A new study from researchers at the Mayo Clinic may shed some light on why certain people can lose more weight than others despite adhering to the …

US Health Care Companies Begin Exploring Blockchain Technologies

The sprawling United States health care industry has trouble managing patient information: Every doctor, medical office, hospital, pharmacy, …

Ten Habits for Crafting a Happy, Fulfilling Life

Living an authentic, productive, and balanced life begins with these ten simple shifts in your mindset and behavior.<p>In Hans Christian Andersen’s …

Should Value Investors Consider AbbVie (ABBV) Stock Now?

1 / 7<p>Qualcomm Unit Introduces QCC3026 SoC for Wireless Earbuds<p>Qualcomm's (QCOM) improved and upgraded technologies are likely to enable various firms …

Chimney Flashings

Alan Carson July 10, 2017<p>Typically, chimney flashings are more complex than other types of roof flashings and are a common source of roof leaks. As a …

'We had the world at our feet... I never in a million years thought that one little insect bite would literally wipe me out and destroy my life'

But then, their lives were turned upside down by an insect bite.<p>"Believe me I never in a million years thought that one little insect bite would …

Viruses reprogrammed to attack cancer

While viruses are best known for causing disease and suffering, scientists have recently designed a way to use them as a force for good in the fight …

Immune System

Feeling Lazy Today? This Is How You Break the Laziness Loop

Beating yourself up for being "lazy" is self-defeating.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last night, before I went to bed, I mapped out what I was going to do today. After my morning routine, I planned to crank out this article before 11 a.m., answer emails, grab lunch …

31 Inspiring Quotes That Will Help You Level Up

The inspiration you need to keep going and keep growing.<p>If you're like me, you use the start of a new year to set intentions and tap into the inspiration needed to realize those intentions. But what about the middle of the year? What about the time when that energy fades while your head is down and …

A Cure for Cancer? How CAR-T Therapy is Revolutionizing Oncology

<b>CAR-T therapy has been hailed as a cure for cancer, but what really is this “miraculous technology” and what can we actually expect from it?</b><p>The field …

Want to Be a More Successful Leader? Try Mindfulness Meditation

This healthy habit will improve your life in myriad ways.<p>Do you often feel there just aren't enough hours in the day? Running from meeting to meeting, and no matter how efficient your planning skills, you feel as if you are perpetually playing catch-up. Mindfulness meditation can help. It optimizes …

Steve Jobs Used a Remarkably Powerful Decision-Making Strategy That Will Transform Your Business

Steve Jobs was one of the most successful business leaders of our time, and he knew how to make great decisions.<p>You know him as the man behind Apple, and the reason why you may be reading this sentence on an iPhone or MacBook. If you know much about Steve Jobs--and at this point, who doesn't--then …

How to Make Good Decisions By Using 3 Simple, Powerful Questions

Tough decisions will come a lot, especially if you are striving for innovation. Jeff Bezos, Marie Forleo and I keep our cool by asking these 3 queries<p>There are challenging crossroads in any career path of significance, from leaving a dead-end job to pivoting a product to pursing a risky idea. I've …

3 harmful myths about the opioid epidemic

Harmful myths about opioids, opioid addiction, and people with substance use disorders persist and may even prevent people from getting treatment, …

Investment chief of $250 billion firm says financial markets are on a ‘collision course for disaster’

Investors should brace themselves for a vicious recession made worse by large corporate debt levels, according to Guggenheim's Scott Minerd.<p>He warned …

Read This, and You'll Want to Ditch Ziploc Bags for Good

Plastic cutlery. Saran wrap (don't even get this culinary school grad started). Paper towels.<p>There's a slew of everyday habits that lead to kitchen …

To understand why America’s opioid epidemic keeps getting worse, just look at this map

If we don’t provide even the bare minimum in evidence-based treatment, this crisis will keep getting worse.<p>America’s opioid epidemic keeps getting worse, with the latest data showing that drug overdose deaths in the US climbed by roughly 21 percent between 2015 and 2016 — from a record high of more …

Brace Yourself — Cheese Is Now a Popular Tea Topping

Some people love their tea with a little milk and honey. Others take their tea with cream and sugar. Me? I love it with cheese. That's right, I said it. Cheese.<p>Wait, don't run off. I promise you cheese tea is a real thing and tastes nothing like what you think it does. Right now you might be …

Cheesy Potato Casserole

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°.<p>Step 2<p>Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion and …

That Broken Heart May Never Recover, Study Shows

In most depressing news, a “broken heart” might actually cause long-term, irreversible implications on your health. “Broken Heart Syndrome” is …

13 Yummy Christmas Cookies from Around the World

Heaping plates of Christmas cookies are basically synonymous with the holidays. It seems that nearly every country around the globe has their own variation of the holiday classic. In fact, some of these regions have been making a version for hundreds of years. If you’re looking for a way to …

Dessert

The 12 Biggest Health Trends Of 2017, Ranked

Sunrise alarm clocks, cooling sheets, the Whole30 diet, and more. Plus, which trends are bound to stick around through 2018.<p>It seems like the year 2017 has come and (almost) gone in the blink of an eye. And in that year, wellness trends took a turn for the creative.<p>Diets in 2017 honed in on single …

Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.<p>Step 2<p>In a mixer, cream together the butter, brown sugar, …

Taking Acid Reflux Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Stomach Cancer

A [new study published in the British Medical Journal’s <i>Gut</i> A new study has found that taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), a group of drugs commonly …