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10 Success lessons from Tom Hanks – “Actor, Filmmaker” for entrepreneurs

Share30<p>Tweet<p>Share63<p>+13<p>Shares 96<p>Tom Hanks long and varied career as actor, producer, writer, director and app developer makes him among Hollywood’s …

This Is How the Smartest Entrepreneurs Lead Teams

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

While Latin America struggles over Zika, Haiti faces epidemic with a shrug

By Nick Miroff<p>Nick Miroff<p>Reporter covering immigration enforcement, drug trafficking and the Department of Homeland Security<p>Email Bio Follow<p>MIREBALAIS, Haiti — When the Zika virus became a full-blown epidemic this year and global health officials began to anticipate its spread across the Americas, …

Public Health

Probiotics on the brain: One gut microbe reverses autism-like symptoms in mice

Proving strength of the gut-brain axis, bacteria-laced drinks improve mouse behavior.<p>When making up your mind, going with your gut can be a safe bet. …

This Is What Actually Happens to Your Body When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

Sleep deprivation messes with you from head to toe—and a third of the population is losing a lot of zzz's.<p>There's no question that sleep deprivation is an American epidemic, with a third of the country getting less shut-eye than the recommended 7 to 9 hours per night, according to recent research …

The Unstoppable Burgeoning Healthcare Divide

The wealthy have the propensity to live longer and heather lives than those less affluent. This is due to a number of reasons including access to healthier foods and superior medical care. Correlated to wealth inequality, there is healthcare inequality. Moreover, the wealth gap is increasing, but …

Income Inequality

How candy makers shape nutrition science

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a startling scientific finding: Children who eat candy tend to weigh less than those who don't.<p>Less startling was how it came …

These 13 daily habits will seriously improve your life — and they each only take 5 minutes

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person. The best part is, each one only takes about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our …

7 ways mentally strong people take advantage of solitude

But solitude can be highly beneficial to your mental health, creativity, and productivity, psychotherapist Amy Morin writes in her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do."<p>In the book, Morin says mentally strong people "don't fear alone time," since it offers restoration and a chance for …

The hidden costs of starting your own business

Whatever your reasons for becoming your own boss, just remember the old saying that it takes money to make money, and that's never been truer than when you're starting your own business. It sounds romantic to think of yourself going from rags to riches, but most businesses need to start off with a …

5 Guys Who Wake Up at 4 a.m. to Work Out Tell You How They Do It

Steal their secrets to seize the day and seize results<p>Squeezing in a workout before the rest of the world is even awake takes an extreme amount of willpower and dedication, and maybe a bit of insanity. But if you work at it, anyone can become an early riser, says <i>Men’s Health</i> sleep advisor W. …

Running A Few Tests On Theranos: Can Elizabeth Holmes Revolutionize Diagnostics?

Elizabeth Holmes, the world’s youngest female billionaire, and her company, Palo Alto-based Theranos, have seized the public imagination with a vision of replacing traditional blood tests with a cheaper, faster, and less painful alternative. But Theranos’ technology remains shrouded in mystery, …

How to Make a Great First Impression

Six strategies for making a better first impression:<p><b>1. Stop acting and be your best self:</b><p>"Be yourself" is the best all-time phrase in personal development. However, you can plus that by being your best self. During your next networking or social situation, just show up with the intention of being …

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Warren Buffett's 9 Tips for Happiness and Success

Warren Buffett knows a thing or three about becoming wealthy and successful, and the Oracle of Omaha is not averse to handing out mostly excellent …

15-year-old schoolboy develops test for Alzheimer's disease

Krtin Nithiyanandam has developed a test which could not only pick up the early signs of Alzheimer's disease but potentially stops it spreading further<p>A 15-year-old British boy has developed a potential test for Alzheimer’s disease which could allow the condition to be diagnosed 10 years before the …

Healthy foods that could help stop dementia - Telegraph

Five Areas of Therapeutic Self-Care To Heal From Anxiety And Depression

Lifting light weights, overusing the treadmill and skipping protein: Common mistakes YOU could be making in the gym that hinder your workout (and how to fix them)

You may spend hours pumping iron and breaking a sweat on the treadmill, but it could all be futile if you're doing it all wrong.<p>But with advice in …

9 Behaviors That Make You Eat More

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …