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The healthiest ways to cook veggies and boost nutrition

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether you love vegetables or not, there's one thing you know for sure: Veggies are really good for you. And you can make them even more nutritious if you prepare them in ways that maximize their benefits.<p>Oddly enough, that's not likely to be raw. Studies show the process of cooking …

Nutrition

6 Ways to Revive a Nearly Dead Houseplant

Don't give up hope just yet!<p>Nothing livens up a room more than the green leaves and colorful petals of a houseplant. But anyone who's owned one also knows that it's seriously depressing watching said plant shrink, turn brown, and die a slow painful death. Before you give up, try these tricks that …

The hospital of the future

Predicting the future is rarely easy in any industry, but for those involved in planning the hospitals of tomorrow, it throws up the question of how these institutions can continue to be forward thinking while best serving the needs of their most important clients, the patients.<p>With that in mind, …

5 Things You're Deficient In

Four Foods, One Hormone, Tons of Problems<p>If you're a lifter or an athlete of any kind, you're likely deficient in the five following things.<p>1 – …

The 3 Foods to Avoid for a Healthier Gut (and Why It Matters)

Gut bacteria—the trillions of microorganisms living in your digestive tract—may not be the sexiest subject, but it’s a hot topic in the health world …

Wellness

Your Go-To Hairstyle Could Actually Accelerate Hair Loss

This is troubling news.<p>Perhaps you’ve spent years (okay, maybe just hours) perfecting your perfect ponytail. You know the one — the style that you …

Hair

10 Interesting facts about human brain you may not know

The human brain is the command center for the human nervous system. It receives input from the sensory organs and sends output to the muscles. The …

Apple's Plan to Expand In India Has Been Shot Down

Apple had high hopes of selling pre-owned iPhones in India. But those hopes might have been dashed.<p>The tech giant’s application to sell refurbished …

Smelling Farts Could Work Wonders For Your Health, Says Science

It turns out you were doing your friend a favor when you cupped your hand to your butt, farted, then swiped it into their face. Same with all those times you crop dusted (the act of farting and walking at the same time thus spreading the scent over an expansive area) an unsuspecting crowd at the …

What to Do About a Partner Who Ignores You for His Phone

Because you shouldn't have to compete against an app for attention.<p>We've all been there: You're supposed to be watching a movie with your S.O. when you glance over to see he's playing Monopoly on his phone. Or, maybe you're out to dinner and he's looking at Instagram instead of the menu. What's his …

How fat cells work and why it’s impossible to “burn” them off

When we think about our weight it’s often tied to how much fat we have in our bodies.<p>But in early 2016, scientists debunked body-mass index (BMI), a calculation of someone’s percentage of body fat based on their height and weight, as a measure (paywall) of overall health. The authors argued that …

Nutrition

Where to Start If You Have More Than 50 Pounds To Lose

21 Executives Share the Daily Routines That Help Them Succeed

Being intentional about simple routines makes all the difference.<p>The most successful people I know make navigating business and life look easy, often because they have their crap together more than most people. They get up early, stay in front of health issues, and are smart about money. They know …

Construction Industry

More obese people in the world than underweight, says study

<b>There are now more adults in the world classified as obese than underweight, a major study has suggested.</b><p>The research, led by scientists from Imperial College London and published in The Lancet, compared body mass index (BMI) among almost 20 million adult men and women from 1975 to 2014.<p>It found …

Eat More Protein to Sleep Better

Sweet DreamsNew study finds high protein diet could help you get more z's.The key to super-charging your weight loss and slipping into sounder, more …

10 Signs You're Experiencing More Than Just Stress

Here's how to tell if your issues are deeper than everyday angst.<p>Nobody's perfect. And the stressors we all face on a regular basis can bring out the worst in pretty much everyone. But some people's emotional turmoil runs a bit deeper than your average, everyday angst.<p>The National Alliance on …

10 Wildly Successful People on How They View Failure

Whether you’re an author, an entrepreneur or a musician, the road to success is often paved with rejection and failure. The difference between those …

Psychologists say a common cognitive trap could be sabotaging your success

What time are you available for a phone call tomorrow? Can you sign off on this project proposal? How much pizza should we order for tomorrow's staff meeting?<p>Ugh. 2 p.m. Yes. 10 pies. Done.<p>You might feel incredibly productive after making these decisions, simply because you checked three items off …

We asked a sleep scientist if the iPhone's new Night Shift feature will actually help you sleep, and his answer surprised us

You've probably heard that the crisp blue light emitted by everything from TVs to tablets to smartphones is wreaking havoc on our health.<p>As far as the range of visible light goes, blue light — which is also given off by the sun — is near the brightest. (If our phones and tablets weren't also graced …

The Easiest Way to Get Smarter, According to Science

Best of all, no tuition, books, or homework required.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag …

The Brain

Canada has a secret weapon in the war to crush Saudi Arabia for market share: Clean oil

CALGARY — For 15 months now, Saudi Arabia’s 81-year-old celebrity oil minister, Ali al-Naimi, has taken on the role of the global oil market’s top …

3 Scientifically Proven Ways to Optimize Your Brain

If your meetings are sputtering, rewiring the gray matter may help get employees reconnected.<p>The co-founders of Aditazz, which uses software to design and construct hospitals and other specialized buildings, were beyond frustrated. Zigmund Rubel, an architect, wanted to design buildings in one …

Entrepreneurship

Earth - Why are we the only human species still alive?

Two million years ago in Africa, several species of human-like creatures roamed the landscape. Some looked surprisingly similar to each other, while others had distinct, defining features.<p>In September 2015, another species was added to the list. Hundreds of bones discovered in a South African cave …

The 20 U.S. Cities Where People Work the Hardest

Personal-finance site WalletHub analyzed and ranked 116 cities based metrics including average workweek hours and commute time.<p>Americans work a lot.<p>According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Americans logged on average 1,789 hours of work in 2014. That's at least 100 …

NASA Shares Striking Before and After Images of a Changing Earth

Whether it's a selfie-a-day project or the time machine function on Google Street View, few things are as effective at illustrating change over time …

Scientists Just Made a Major Breakthrough in Personalized Cancer Treatment

Scientists at the University College London (UCL) have made a major breakthrough that may further cement so-called immunotherapies’ status as the …

How to touch someone, according to science

With a stroke of the hand he or she wishes to convey an ancient and deeply human message: You are cared for, you are safe. But what makes for a meaningful loving touch?<p>Is it something baked into the structure and function of our skin, nerves, and brain, or the result or our culturally constructed …

9 Deadliest Rocks And Minerals On Earth

Lead found in Flint, Michigan water is an unfortunate example of negligence leading to the mass exposure of elemental lead found naturally in iron ore. Much in the same way humans communicate warnings of deadly plants and animals, it’s important to communicate the risks and exposure of deadly rocks …

Hot Springs

The tragic fate of the people who stop sleeping

A handful of families are cursed with “fatal insomnia”, a cruel disease that leads to months of sleepless nights and terrible exhaustion. Will a controversial cure save their lives?<p>Silvano was on a cruise ship when the family curse struck. An elegant 53-year-old with striking red hair who enjoyed …

Medical Journals