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How do TJ Maxx and Marshalls sell designer clothes so cheap? 5 hacks to save money on fancy duds

Looking for a hot holiday outfit but don’t want to drop major coin on something you’ll wear only once? While you have many ways to avoid paying full …

Personal Finance

6 Smart Training Tips That Will Help You Get Stronger

They’re all but guaranteed to help you make gains<p>Getty Images<p>“I’m really disappointed in my performance today. I guess I need to train harder.”<p>The answer to this is rarely ever, “Yes, you should train harder.” Many dig so deep, they’re already a few inches shy of six feet under, metaphorically …

This Entrepreneur Travels the World While Making More Than Most Doctors

How a digital nomad makes six figures passively using this tested playbook.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jeremy Page is living proof the digital nomad lifestyle is alive and well.<p>He’s built a small empire on the back of several highly successful internet businesses …

Entrepreneurship

The Biggest Reason You Gain Weight as You Age Has Nothing to Do With Your Metabolism

Sorry, everyone.<p>You've probably heard that once you hit 40, it's all downhill when it comes to your weight.<p>That inexplicable force we call our …

Fitness

All 48 London Bridge attack victims who made it to hospital have survived

The astonishing achievement saw medics being praised for their skill in dealing with so many critically ill patients.<p>21 of the 48 who were admitted to five hospitals were initially classed as "critical" and the number of lives saved is being seen as a testament to the success of London's major …

Extremism

Too Much Exercise Could Hurt Your Guts

You don’t have to be addicted to working out or overtraining for exercise to take its toll on your body—especially if you’re training a bit …

Wellness

The One Vitamin You Should Take For Bloating

There’s nothing worse than feeling bloated. This uncomfortable sensation can happen at any time and with very little warning, and regardless of the …

Why Drinking Problems Develop After Gastric Bypass Surgery

If you have had gastric bypass surgery, keep an eye out for any changes in how and when you drink.<p>The procedure can increase the risk of alcohol use …

Diabetes

Cockatoos Can Make, Use, and Even Reuse Their Own Tools

For centuries, humans liked to pat ourselves on our collective backs for being the only species to use tools. Boy, were we wrong! We've since …

Birds

Quiz: Do You Really Know How to Protect Yourself Against Ticks?

Tick-borne illnesses are on the rise, and the number of reported cases of Lyme disease—probably the best known of the lot—has almost tripled in the …

Disease

What doctors can tell about your health just by looking at your skin

If you aren't sure whether that spot on your arm is a weird freckle, mole, or something more ominous, you should get it checked out by a dermatologist. But weird moles are not the only things to look out for.<p>Your skin — which is the largest and fastest-growing organ in your body — can reveal much …

Immune System
FDA

How Olive Oil Can Protect Your Brain Against Cancer

We all know a drizzle of olive oil goes a long way when it comes to cooking, and it's also a beauty and skincare staple. The superfood is touted for …

Breast tumors, childhood migraines: Medical studies you should know about

NBC News medical contributor Dr. Natalie Azar joins Hoda Kotb and Dean Cain with timely information on the latest medical studies, including new research into breast tumors, liver cancer and early migraine warning symptoms in children.

Cancer

Why Wearing Thongs Is Bad For Your Health

Warning: this will shock you<p>Don’t you just hate it when things you took for granted are actually bad for you? Like wearing Breton tops and using bath …

E.coli

How Insomnia Is Linked to Suicidal Thoughts | Men’s Health

They found that 13 percent of those who struggled with insomnia reported at least one type of suicidal ideation—thoughts of killing yourself, having a plan to commit suicide, intentions of killing yourself, wishing you were dead, or telling people you want to commit suicide. That’s compared to 2 …

Is apple cider vinegar a miracle health product?

<b>The question</b><p>I've heard that apple cider vinegar is good for you and can help you lose weight. Is it something you recommend taking? If so, how much is the right amount?<p><b>The answer</b><p>If you believe what you read on the Internet, apple cider vinegar is a pretty darn powerful natural health product. It's …

Diabetes

The Wellness World Is Hung Up on Intermittent Fasting—but Is it Healthy?

Common sense will tell you that intentionally fasting for any reason, other than a religious one, is detrimental to your mental and physical health. …

Woman's Honest Portraits Show What Major Weight Loss Really Looks Like

She wanted people to see the physical as well as the emotional transition.<p>When you look at the average weight loss story, you typically see a "before" and an "after." In the "before," you see a sad-looking person wearing the clothing equivalent of a burlap sack, and in the "after," you see what …

Weight Loss