Steven Houser

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7 tiny daily habits that can lead to huge results

Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket."<p>Working on your novel goes in the "writing" or "creativity" bucket. Going to the gym goes in the "health" bucket. And so you have these five or six or 10 primary buckets …

Experts: Surprisingly Little Running Extends Lifespan

New report summarizes best research on running and health.<p>Running six miles per week appears to improve longevity by three to six years and reduces the risk of several chronic diseases, according to a review of research published in <i>Mayo Clinic Proceedings</i>.<p>A distinguished group of U.S.-based …

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France considers Isis strikes as Hollande calls for engagement on refugee crisis

President says France is ready to join coalition operation over Syria and urges UK to do its fair share to support refugees<p>France will begin reconnaissance flights over Syria with a view to carrying out airstrikes against Islamic State, President François Hollande has said.<p>He blamed the group for …

'The weekend effect' means 11,000 extra NHS deaths a year

Research finds that NHS patients are twice as likely to die after being admitted to hospital at weekends, with significant differences in mortality even when greater number of emergencies are taken into account<p>Up to 11,000 extra patients are dying each year after being admitted to hospitals over …

How Google Could Rig the 2016 Election

Google has the ability to drive millions of votes to a candidate with no one the wiser.<p>America’s next president could be eased into office not just by TV ads or speeches, but by Google’s secret decisions, and no one—except for me and perhaps a few other obscure researchers—would know how this was …

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Scientists Make The Case For A 6th Taste — But It's Less Than Tasty

To the ranks of sweet, salty, sour, bitter and umami, researchers say they are ready to add a sixth taste — and its name is, well, a mouthful: "oleogustus."<p>Announced in the journal Chemical Senses last month, oleogustus is Latin for "a taste for fat."<p>"It is a sensation one would get from eating …