Paola Torres

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Skip the Flight Sales—Use These 3 Sites to Always Find Last-Minute Travel Deals

For me, whatever pangs of travel spontaneity I feel are usually squandered by one look at my bank account (and the sky-high fares that often come …

You Can Eat to Beat Diabetes

The number hit you like a slap in the face: Nearly half of Americans have diabetes or likely will soon, according to a recent crunching of national …

Jessica Biel Is Obsessed With This Fitness App

Culture<p>Celebrities<p>Jessica Biel Is Obsessed With This Fitness App<p>Jessica Biel, all-around badass and super-fit woman, took to Reddit yesterday for a …

Making A Better Brain: Scientists Just Discovered a New Kind of Brain Cell

New Neurons<p>Mapping exactly how the human brain functions is, perhaps, the most promising step when it comes to transforming how humans operate on a …

Newly discovered gut microbe could treat diseases beyond the stomach, such as MS

We tend to think of bacteria as bad news, but some types found in our stomaches can bring great health benefits, such as those that feed on dark …

Alabama officials raced clock to execute convicted murderer

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's quest to kill an inmate who spent decades on death row for murder became a high-stakes game of beat the clock after the …

U.S. Supreme Court

4 Car Companies Settle Takata Airbag Lawsuit For $553 Million

Plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit over defective Takata airbag inflators have reached a settlement with Toyota, Subaru, Mazda and BMW that's worth $553 million. The plaintiffs filed papers to settle their claims against the companies Thursday, saying the deal covers nearly 16 million …

The 10 Best Healthy Foods at Panera

If you’re out and about and in need of breakfast, lunch, or even dinner, but don't want fast food, there's probably a Panera Bread somewhere around. …

Healthy Eating

The Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods For Weight Loss, According To A Doctor

Think your weight gain has everything to do with salty chips and not enough time on a treadmill? Although that certainly might not help you lose …

This woman gave up sugar for 30 days and ate the most delicious meals while doing it

Her transformation is impressive.<p>While it may seem like giving up sugar would be impossible, this woman did it for a four weeks and made it look easy and, dare we say, like a tasty month-long project.<p>In her Buzzfeed story, <i>30 Days of Meals With Absolutely No Added Sugar</i>, writer Arielle Calderon …

Healthy Eating

Rodrigo Duterte: What You Need to Know About the Controversial Philippine President

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said former President Barack Obama can “go to hell,” called President Donald Trump a "bigot" and talked about personally executing people — yet he boasts a nearly 80 percent approval rating in his country, according to a recent poll.<p>And now he's been invited …

Update Your Picnic Menu With This Recipe Book

Why settle for potato salad and sandwiches at your next picnic when you can up the ante with elaborate entrees like pistachio meringues and prawn …

10 Breakfast Cereals That Have A Nutritionist's Stamp Of Approval

An easy breakfast can be a healthy one, too.<p>Breakfast cereal sales have been on the decline, and while part of that is because millennials have not jumped on this easy breakfast option, another one is because folks are concerned about eating healthily. And cereal, because of our memories of the …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Who Has The Healthiest Hearts In The World?

A few years ago, Dr. Gregory Thomas thought he had finally found the Holy Grail of heart disease. And it was even found in a tomb.<p>He was studying the arteries of 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummies, and he thought this was finally it: a culture that would be free of heart disease. Heart disease …

The Harmful Effects of Instant Ramen Noodles

Yes, you know that instant ramen isn't good for you, but studies have confirmed just how harmful the prepackaged food can really be. A study in the <b>Journal of Nutrition</b> links instant noodle consumption with heart risk, particularly in women. The researchers conducted a study in South Korea, where …

Trump admin sets stage for mass deportations

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Department of Homeland Security Tuesday laid out the Trump administration's plans for aggressive enforcement of immigration laws, including a potentially massive expansion of the number of people detained and deported.<p>But the Trump administration also emphasizes that it is …

Immigration

Trump lays out tougher approach to illegal immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he …

Immigration

Deconstructed Nutella: nuts, cocoa – and 58% sugar

A photograph of its raw ingredients has shocked fans of the spread. But is it really any worse than jam or marmalade?

Recipes

The One Thing You Should Never Order At IHOP (It's Over 1,000 Calories!)

Would you be surprised to find out that the one thing you should never order at <b>IHOP</b> <i>isn't</i> pancakes? Yes, they actually do have a bunch of other types …

Notorious Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges

For decades, U.S. authorities have been preparing to prosecute one of the world's most feared drug traffickers, known as El Chapo.<p>Friday, the Justice Department announced charges against Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman following his extradition from Mexico to the United States. He landed Thursday evening …

Drug-Resistant "Nightmare Bacteria" Are Quickly Spreading Through US Hospitals

Uh oh.<p>Researchers have found evidence that drug-resistant superbugs, which have been labelled "nightmare bacteria", are spreading faster and more …

A Cleveland Clinic doctor spread anti-vaccine views. He's not alone among MDs.

The medical community needs to figure out how to deal with its anti-vaccine faction.<p>Over the weekend, a Cleveland Clinic doctor’s anti-vaccine blog post sparked a social media furor, prompting the prestigious medical center to issue a statement reaffirming its trust in vaccines.<p>In an op-ed on …

Comfortable Pumps That Won't Make You Want To Rip Your Feet Off

Just in time for your holiday parties!<p>Wearing heels can be total torture, and not just on your feet. Those extra few inches take their toll on your knees, legs and lower back, too.<p>But if years of trying to survive in heels have taught us anything, it’s that they don’t have to be bad for your body. …

New Killer Fungus Found in U.S. Patients

A newly identified fungus that can kill very sick patients has been found in U.S. hospitals and has probably been here for a few years, federal health officials reported Friday.<p>It’s infected at least 13 people, including four who died.<p>The yeast is called Candida auris and was first identified in …

Over 380,000 kids just voted to elect Hillary Clinton in a national student election

Held by the 3-year-old education start-up Newsela, a platform for boosting literacy rates across the US, the voting took place from October 17 to November 1. The electorate consisted of 384,972 students from all 50 states.<p>When the votes were counted, Clinton took 57% to Donald Trump's 32%. Green …

Hillary Clinton