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15 Foods That Increase Blood Pressure and Should Be Avoided

<b>15 Foods That Increase Blood Pressure and Should Be Avoided</b>High blood pressure can damage your heart, brain, kidneys, and cause a number of other …

Gut bacteria mechanism behind the anti-seizure effects of ketogenic diet uncovered

The ketogenic diet was originally developed a century ago to treat children with severe epilepsy, but how it actually worked was always unclear. Now …

Finland has found the answer to homelessness. It couldn’t be simpler | Harry Quilter-Pinner

The number of rough sleepers in Britain is soaring, with deaths now a weekly occurrence. It’s time we got over our prejudices<p>“I was born in Liverpool and grew up on a council estate. I had a clean home, toys and nice meals as a kid. When I was nine years old, the sexual abuse started. My abusers …

Homelessness

Is it possible to unclog your arteries?

A person's arteries can become clogged by a buildup of a substance called plaque. There are no quick fixes for melting away plaque, but people can …

The Surprising Secrets to Living Longer—And Better

*(You're still going to die, though)<p>Old age demands to be taken very seriously–and it usually gets its way. It’s hard to be cavalier about a time of …

Parkinson's disease symptoms improve with singing, study finds

They say laughter is the best medicine, but singing is just as good, according to a group of people with Parkinson's disease who took part in an …

Want to Raise Kids Who Won't Give Up Easily? Teach Them the 'Batman Effect'

Instilling perseverance at a young age will serve your child well throughout life.<p>It's tough to teach kids perseverance and mental strength in the modern world. Technology allows for instant gratification and our digital devices offer an easy escape when things get tough.<p>Kids have shorter attention …

Kids

There's a Chemical Reason Heavier People Have Trouble Losing Weight

When inflammation interacts with fat, your fat stores become more permanent.<p>Losing weight can be really difficult for some people, and the more you …

The Life-Changing, Healthy Kitchen Gadget You Never Knew You Needed

Often touted as a way to enjoy rich, crispy foods without remorse or unhealthy effects, air fryers are the subject of infomercials and beloved by …

We should never have told people to take vitamins — and a new study shows why

It seems like simple, obvious advice: Eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and, of course, take your vitamins.<p>Or not.<p>Decades of research, including a new study published in December in the Journal of the American Medical Association, has failed to find substantial evidence that vitamins and …

Research

Redfin’s Glenn Kelman predicts a mass tech exodus from coastal cities

As CEO of Redfin, Glenn Kelman keeps a close eye on housing trends and their consequences. He’s convinced that skyrocketing housing costs in thriving …

Researchers have figured out why sitting all day is so bad for your health

Sitting all day —at the office, in transit to and from work, and on the couch when we get home — is terrible for us. Staying seated for too long is associated with increased risk for diabetes and various cancers, and it can more than double a person's risk for cardiovascular disease.<p>That's no …

Sitting

Scientists just pinpointed link between red meat and cancer

Eating red meat has long been linked to cancer, and researchers now understand why.<p>Scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno, have identified a …

7 ways that drinking coffee is connected to better health and a longer life

Caffeine is the most commonly used psychoactive drug in the world — for good reason. It wakes us up, helps us stay on task, and provides an extra energy boost.<p>Most people in the Americas and Europe get our caffeine fix from coffee .<p>But people often worry that they should limit their coffee …

Coffee

It's Not Magic: You Can Have Amazing Executive Presence

If you don't, it could be holding you back in your career<p>You're smart. You're educated. You have a resume packed with accomplishments. But you're not getting ahead.<p>As an executive coach, I often hear similar frustrations from many of my clients around the world. These leaders are ready to move up …

Is there an easy way to delete masses of emails in Gmail?

Alan’s Gmail inbox needs tidying up, and it’s easy to sort emails and save space using built-in search commands. But not before he makes a back up<p>Is there an easy way of doing mass deletes in Gmail? I’ve rather let the inbox grow, and I would like to trim it. Manual deletion would take forever. …

Gmail

Want to Raise Kids With Great Empathy? Always Ask Them This One Simple Question

Asking your kids how you are doing as a parent makes them see that you want more than the facts.<p>"How am I doing as your dad?"<p>It's a question I didn't ask often enough.<p>Yet, it's an incredibly valuable question to ask, because to my kids it meant I was being vulnerable enough to ask for their …

Babies Should Sleep With Their Mothers Until Age Three, New Research Claims

Pediatrician says why children should share bed with their mothers until they're three or four-years-old.<p>Babies should sleep with their mothers until …

Pregnancy

Major Cause of Dementia Discovered

<i>Summary: A build up of urea in the brain to toxic levels may cause brain damage, eventually leading to dementia, a new study reports.</i><p>Source: …

Neuroscience