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Study Finds Nothing Special About Breakfast

Maybe we don't need to eat our Wheaties. Linda Wertheimer talks to Emily Dhurandhar, lead author of a study that finds breakfast may not be the most important meal of the day.<p>Transcript<p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:<p>Breakfast is the most important meal of the day or maybe not. A new study in the American …

The Deep Art of A Hard Day's Night

A cinematic masterpiece disguised as a generic rock-and-roll film turns 50.<p>I first saw <i>A Hard Day’s Night</i> in a junior-high music class, and it thrilled me. When the schoolday ended, I booked it—as we said at the time—to the library, where I voraciously stuck in front of my face one write-up after …

This Will Make You Smarter

• <b>Author:</b> John Brockman<p>Edge.org presents brilliant, accessible, cutting-edge ideas to improve our decision-making skills and improve our cognitive toolkits, with contributions by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Richard Dawkins, Brian Eno, Steven Pinker, and more. Featuring a foreword by New York Times …

19 Things You Didn't Know About Orgasms

Everything you want to know about the big O—including how to have the best one yet!<p>How long does it take to cross the finish line? Which positions make you most likely to climax? And is it really possible to have an orgasm every time? We have the answers to all of your biggest O-related …

Los Angeles aims to make Obamacare universal in more than just name

On a sunny weekday morning just east of downtown Los Angeles, a crowd of about 75 people rallied outside the LA County/USC Medical Center. They toted signs with slogans like “Healthcare is a Human Right” and “Salud Para Todos” (“Health for All”).<p>“How can we say we live in a just and humane …

Foods with Natural Melatonin

We know that inadequate sleeping is associated with changes in diet—people tend to eat worse—but what about the opposite question: Can food affect …

Vitamin B12 Necessary for Arterial Health

The cardiovascular benefits of plant-based diets may be severely undermined by vitamin B12 deficiency.<p>Subscribe to Videos Discuss Republish<p><i>Below is</i> …

Skin cancer: Genetic mutations 'warn of risk'

<b>Scientists say they have taken a step forward in understanding why some people are at greater risk of skin cancer because of their family history.</b><p>A newly identified gene mutation causes some cases of melanoma, a type of skin cancer, says a UK team.<p>The discovery will pave the way for new screening …