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International security concerns hurt travel and leisure stocks

Shares in airlines and hotel groups were lower this morning amid renewed concerns about international security following Friday's attacks in Paris<p>The FTSE’s winning streak came to an abrupt end in early trade, as travel and leisure stocks were under renewed pressure amid concerns about …

Why Are More Americans Dying on the Highway?

The cars being built today are safer than ever, not only better able to withstand a crash but designed to avoid accidents in the first place. Roadways have been improved, and police have cracked down aggressively on drunk drivers, the leading cause of serious crashes. So why did highway fatalities …

Homeland Security to amp up social media screening to stop terrorism, Johnson says

The Department of Homeland Security is expanding its social media presence in an effort to protect the country, reacting to growing concern about terrorists being radicalized online, Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday.<p>In his annual State of Homeland Security address, Johnson said that in response …

We Asked Former Inmates What It's Like to Deal with a Parole Officer

"They will tell you what you want to hear so you begin to trust them or think of them as a friend. Then they use what you share with them against you. They work for the government. They're goddamn cops. I have to remember that. I can't be their friend."<p>More than 650,000 people are released from …

FBI tries new approach in Super Bowl sex trafficking fight

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For the first time in its efforts to crack down on sex trafficking during the Super Bowl, the FBI will try to reach out to women …

Forensic Experts in Texas Are Calling on Courts to Stop Accepting Bite-Mark Evidence | VICE News

Forensic dentistry is predicated on the idea that a person's bite is as unique as a person's fingerprint, and that the human body can accurately record that distinct pattern. In other words, bite someone hard enough while committing a crime in the US, and that bite mark can be used to tie you to …

How Yoga Heals So Much More Than Just Your Body

Internationally known yoga master B.S.K Iyengar says health goes beyond the physical to the moral, intellectual, and spiritual<p>Most people feel that they are healthy if they are not suffering from illness or pain, not aware of the imbalances that exist in their bodies and minds that ultimately will …

Yoga

12 Healthy Chicken Recipes to Help You Lose Weight

If you follow a healthy diet, chances are that chicken is in heavy rotation at your house, and for good reason. It's an incredible source of lean protein, which has been shown to help fuel sore muscles and aid the body in weight-loss success.<br>Tired of the same old grilled chicken breast for dinner? …

Cooking

How physical exercise helps to get students intellectually fit

To prep for high-school life, incoming Grade 9 students paid an early visit to Midland Secondary on Thursday. They found where their lockers will be, were given their timetables and memorized their wireless passwords.<p>They also received a short session on the importance of exercise. But intellectual …

Negative Spiritual Beliefs Harm Physical and Mental Health

Negative spirituality, or believing that God is punishing one for a transgression, is associated with poor mental and physical health, suggests a new …

Mental Health

Does Mindfulness Enhance Critical Thinking?

In recent years, we have become more and more used to seeing the effects of mindfulness discussed in the media by psychologists, neuroscientists and …

Integrating physical and mental health

Mental Health