Rebecca Angst

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Special report: The next health care wars

Forget the Affordable Care Act: The future of our health care system will be shaped by a much bigger and broader fight — one that will likely …

Health Care

Glasgow guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Scotland’s vibrant second city

Friendly lively, dynamic and increasingly sophisticated, Glasgow is Scotland’s largest and arguably most vibrant city.<p>In recent years, this former …

European Travel

How to Prepare for Iceland Weather by Season

If you're planning to visit Iceland, the most popular travel times are during the summer months of May through August when you can enjoy lots of …

European Travel

Everything to Know About Chicago

Here's how to plan the best possible trip to the Windy City.<p>Humble Midwestern roots keep this vibrant city with world-class architecture, arts and dining grounded. Chicago loves its sports, too, and if a team is doing well, you'll feel the energy pulsing through the streets. Locals are friendly and …

Travel

Best Self-Guided Tours of Europe

Touring Europe was once done by rich folks whose servants struggled with enormous steamer trunks on every stop. Lucky for them the stops were …

European Travel

Deletion of single enzyme stops mice getting fat, no matter the diet

A compelling study from a team of researchers at the University of Copenhagen has demonstrated a way to completely stop a body's ability to store …

Chicago city guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in the Windy City

People tend to fall in love with Chicago very quickly. Visually stunning, with some of the most impressive architecture on earth, the Windy City also …

Chicago

Glass-Walled Cabin in Iceland Lets You Gaze at the Northern Lights Right From Bed

If you want to take your Northern Lights watching to another level, you may want to book a stay at the Panorama Glass Lodge. Located in a remote area just 30 minutes outside of Reykjavík, this quaint lodge features an incredible view of the Icelandic landscape thanks to large glass windows that …

31 Forgotten Native American Herbal Remedies That Work Better Than The Pills

Maybe you are one of those who deem that the herbal remedies are not as useful as pharmaceutical ones, but the real truth is that these herbal …

Re-Thinking Alzheimer’s Research by Looking to Our Ancestors

A pair of Harvard researchers is challenging what we think we understood about Alzheimer’s—and might have stumbled on a big clue for a …

Dementia

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Pain

50 Most Beautiful Highway Drives in America

With spring on the horizon, now is the time to begin planning your next road trip, keeping in mind that the journey is more important than the …

The Second Coming of Ultrasound

Before Pierre Curie met the chemist Marie Sklodowska; before they married and she took his name; before he abandoned his physics work and moved into …

This Startup Wants to Neutralize Your Phone—and Un-change the World

Late last fall, in the gleaming white lobby of Madison Square Garden, uniformed attendants were posted at security stations to make thousands of …

Black Lives Matter

These 12 Bookstores Are Worth Traveling for

As long as books have existed, so too has the concept that reading one is like traveling without leaving your seat. Let us make the argument, though, for being transported both mentally and physically. In the age of Amazon, it’s nothing short of inspiring to see some of the most distinctively …

New 3D printer will combine all your medications in one personalized pill

We increasingly live in an age of personalized health care, where treatment can be tailored to suit individuals on a person-by-person basis. A new 3D …

3D Printing

These Winter Festivals Are the Best Reason to Travel This Season

Do you feel a chill in the air?<p>There’s no need to head inside when the weather turns cold. The dropping temperatures, first snowfalls, and icy …

Travel

Top 10 Places to Spend Christmas in Canada

Photo: Shutterstock<p>Where to Spend Christmas in Canada: Quebec City<p>Even if they did nothing at all, <b>Quebec City</b> would still be a great place to spend …

7 Hacks to Keep From Going Broke on a Trip to Iceland

It’s never been cheaper to fly to Iceland thanks largely to budget carrier WOW Air, which offers one-way fares to Reykjavik for under $100 from an …

26 Reasons Travelers Love Charleston

Historic Charleston may be small, but it has just as much to see and do as a big city.<p>Travelers from around the world have continued to be charmed by …

Monteregie - Ice cider and Exporail near Montreal | Quintessential Quebec

<b>Montérégie – Where and Why</b><p>Famous for cider, wine, maple syrup and apples, Montérégie is a lovely region in Québec. Located between <b>Québec City</b> and</b> …

Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

It's National Plan For Vacation Day. So what are you waiting for?<p>Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign …

This simple mistake could help you find cheap flights, according to a man who frequently flies first and business class for free

As owner of air miles site God Save the Points, he spends his time travelling the globe in first class, writing about the latest hacks in the travel industry. He even once bagged a free ride on a private jet.<p>But while the power of air miles is widely recognised, Ott says there's another, largely …

5 Apps to Keep You Safe While Traveling

Usually, when horrific tragedies happen like the terrorist attack in Barcelona last week, I get questions from friends and readers about whether or not they should cancel an already planned trip. I can’t tell them what to do but I believe we shouldn’t let terrorists scare us since that’s their …

Apps

A growing threat could kill 10 million people by 2050, but one company thinks it can stop it

After years of abuse in people and animals — with doctors practically doling them out like candy and farmers stirring them into animal feed — antibiotics have virtually stopped working. In January, a woman died after a raging infection that failed to respond to 26 different kinds of antibiotics. …

You Can Get Nonstop Flights to Europe for $99 Right Now

If you've been waiting for the perfect opportunity to use up the rest of your PTO without draining your savings account or settling for yet another …

Flying

The Cheapest Cities to Travel To in October

With summer officially over and pumpkin spice latte season in full effect, it’s the perfect time of year to score discounted travel—before the …

Here's How You Can Travel Around the World for Less Than $1,300

At Travel + Leisure, we’re vocal advocates of ditching Thanksgiving and using your time off to travel the world.<p>And this 18-day trip around the world …