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Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

1. Blueberries<p>As far as we can tell, there is not a single nutritionist who can argue with the power of blueberries. "There are at least 15 different …

Nutrition

The 70 must-see lines in James Comey's ABC interview

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Sunday night, James Comey told his side of the story.<p>The former -- and fired -- FBI director sat down with ABC's George Stephanopoulos Sunday night to talk about his deep concerns about President Donald Trump and to recount a number of now-famous/infamous episodes between the two men. …

Donald Trump

Study: Global warming is weakening key ocean circulation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is likely slowing the main Atlantic Ocean circulation, which has plunged to its weakest level on record, according to a new study.<p>The slowdown in the circulation — a crucial part of Earth's climate — had been predicted by computer models, but researchers said they …

Global Warming

The DASH Diet Is Great For Weight Loss, So Why Is No One Following It?

The DASH diet often flies under the radar, especially when compared to buzzy diets such as the Keto diet, but it’s one of the most widely-respected …

Nutrition

Facebook Introduces Central Page for Privacy and Security Settings

Facebook said it would roll out a centralized system for its users to control their privacy and security settings in response to an outcry over the way it has handled personal data.<p>The system, which will be introduced to Facebook users globally over the coming weeks, will allow people to change …

Privacy

This Surprising Mineral Can Counteract The Effects Of Sugar

If there’s a good versus evil in the nutrition world, it’s salt versus sugar. The two white crystals look similar on the outside but are totally …

Nutrition

A new Monsanto-backed company is on the verge of producing the first fruit made with a blockbuster gene-editing tool that could revolutionize agriculture

In a move aimed at securing a place in the rapidly evolving food technology scene, the agricultural giant Monsanto has invested $125 million in a gene-editing startup called Pairwise.<p>The alliance could tee up Monsanto, long known for its controversial dealings with farmers and its role in …

Genetics

3 Reasons to Claim Social Security at Age 62

Sometimes, claiming benefits as early as possible is the best decision.<p>When it comes to claiming Social Security benefits, conventional wisdom may …

Retirement

57 Ways to Lose Weight Forever, According to Science

The ultimate list of research-backed weight loss tips that will keep the pounds off for good.

Nutrition

Security of state voter rolls a concern as primaries begin

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — With the Illinois primary just days away, state election officials are beefing up cyber defenses and scanning for possible intrusions into voting systems and voter registration rolls.<p>They have good reason to be on guard: Two years ago, Illinois was the lone state known to …

Government

How to Take the Best Breaks During Your Workday, and Why You Should Never Skip Them

Powering through your work without a break often backfires by causing more stress and more mistakes. Here are tips to take your best breaks.<p>From courtrooms to hospitals, research proves that fatigue negatively influences decision-making and outcomes. In his new book, "When," organizational …

Time Management

Armed sheriff’s deputy stayed outside Florida school while mass killing took place

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The armed school resource officer assigned to protect students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School took a defensive position outside the school and did not enter the building while the shooter was killing students and teachers inside with an AR-15 assault-style rifle, …

Guns

7 Beliefs of Emotionally Healthy People

We all know the basics of being healthy: eat well, exercise, and get some rest (especially when you’ve got your country’s 500th anniversary to plan, …

Wellness

The scientifically proven best ways to spend time if you want to be happy

Whereas a loss of $100 today has the potential of being earned back tomorrow, a lost hour cannot be recuperated. Deciding how to spend time is a clearly consequential decision.<p>But what may not be so obvious is exactly how our decisions about how to spend time relate to our moment-to-moment and …

Happiness

For the Silkiest Ice Cream, Add One Ingredient

Whether it’s vanilla or chocolate, pistachio or <b>preserved lemon</b>, most ice cream recipes fall into one of two categories: Philadelphia-style, which calls for dairy (usually cream and milk) and sugar, but no eggs. And custard- or French-style, which includes dairy, sugar, and eggs. Both have their …

Every Ad Is a Tide Ad: Inside Saatchi and P&G’s Clever Super Bowl Takeover Starring David Harbour

It’s an early evening in January, and David Harbour is already in his pajamas, lying on a mattress without sheets in a country club just outside of …

Advertising

Jennifer Garner Shares Her Healthy Substitution for Tortilla Chips: 'I Bet Your Kids Like Them'

We all have a weakness when it comes to food, and Jennifer Garner‘s is tortilla chips.<p>The star of the upcoming film <i>Peppermint</i> revealed on Instagram …

Country Lifestyle

Trump needles 'monster' Chuck Todd at off-the-record anchors' lunch

The president used his traditional pre-State of the Union sit-down to air his grievances with news coverage of his presidency, again.<p>Hours before his first formal State of the Union address, President Donald Trump gathered top news anchors at the White House and vented his spleen.<p>The president took …

Donald Trump

State Dept watchdog may investigate political retaliation claims after CNN report

<b>(CNN) —</b> A government watchdog is assessing allegations of retaliation against State Department employees after CNN reported last week that multiple staffers had retained attorneys to represent them over concerns they had been assigned to low-level jobs because of their involvement in executing …

U.S. Dept. of State

Amazon is creating a health care company with the help of Warren Buffett and JPMorgan Chase

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase are working with the e-commerce giant.<p>The health care industry has been on edge over the past year as reports have surfaced laying out Amazon’s interest in disrupting the sector. On Tuesday, Jeff Bezos’s company perhaps gave industry leaders a …

Health Care

Most unhappy people are unhappy for the exact same reason

We’d all like to be a little happier.<p>The problem is that much of what determines happiness is outside of our control. Some of us are genetically predisposed to see the world through rose-colored glasses, while others have a generally negative outlook. Bad things happen, to us and in the world. …

Lana Del Rey, Radiohead, and the Difficulty of Making Original Music

On Sunday, the singer Lana Del Rey suggested, via Twitter, that she was being sued by Radiohead for copyright infringement over supposed similarities between her “Get Free” and their “Creep.” “It’s true about the lawsuit,” she wrote. “Although I know my song wasn’t inspired by Creep, Radiohead feel …

Lana Del Rey

How do you strengthen hip flexors?

People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk of developing tight hip flexors. When hip flexors are tight, a person may experience …

Yoga

Fiber Is Good for You. Now Scientists May Know Why.

A diet of fiber-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, reduces the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Indeed, the evidence for fiber’s benefits extends beyond any particular ailment: Eating more fiber seems to lower people’s mortality rate, whatever the cause.<p>That’s why …

Immune System

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

Trump Signed 96 Laws In 2017. Here Is What They Do And How They Measure Up

<b>Updated at 11:02 p.m. ET</b><p>When President Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax cut bill on Friday at the White House, he made a bold claim — that his "legislative approvals" were off the charts. "No. 1 in the history of our country," he said, citing 88 as the number of bills he had signed into law.<p>The …

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Hearing loss could be treated with 3D-printed implants

Inside everyone's middle ear are three tiny linked bones known as ossicles, and they transmit vibrations from the ear drum to the cochlea. When these …

3D Printing

Mark Hamill created a devastating backstory for Luke Skywalker

It has to be emphasized right at the start: this is not part of the official <i>Star Wars</i> narrative. But it’s something fans can think about in the back …

5 Chrome extensions for improving your focus at work

The internet is a rich, diverse and utterly distracting experience. If you work on a computer, which an increasing number of people do, you know it’s not hard for some shiny digital object to catch your attention and draw you away from what you’re doing.<p>We’ve shown you extensions that can help …

Trump Officials Spent The Year Denying They Knew What Flynn Was Up To. Now We Know That Wasn't True.

Mike Pence, Reince Priebus, and Sean Spicer all denied that Flynn discussed sanctions last December with Russia’s ambassador to the US.<p>WASHINGTON — The disclosure Friday that senior officials in the Donald Trump transition team directed adviser Michael Flynn’s dealings with Russia a year ago raises …