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Whole or Skim Milk: Which Is Healthier?

You’ll want to read this before your next trip to the dairy aisle<p>As a dietitian, I keep hearing clients tell me that they’ve heard full-fat milk is better for them because non-fat milk is loaded with sugar.<p>First off, unflavored milk (non-fat, 1%, 2% and whole) has 12 grams of naturally occurring …

The Most Effective Bench Press Workout of All Time

It’ll help you pack on lean muscle and rocket you out of a strength plateau<p>Alright, here’s the deal: This workout is tough. It’s a 30-minute mental and physical crucible that involves more bench press reps than you would normally do in a month. But it works—I do it any time I need to break through …

No one knows the best way to stop a drone

Is there a way to knock drones out of the sky that’s just as cheap as the drone itself?<p>This year, the world saw a long-theorized weapon in action: a commercial drone, like a person might find at Best Buy, dropping a bomb on a target in Iraq. These drone bombers, used by the ultra-violent …

9 signs your internship is about to turn into a full-time job

During one summer internship, I received an excellent piece of advice that's stuck with me ever since.<p>A few weeks into the program, I was introduced to one of the firm's directors. I knew I'd be returning to college in August, but I was enjoying the work and became curious about the company's …

Employment

Here's How Stress Might Cause Heart Attacks, Strokes

A new study using brain scans shows how stress might cause heart attacks: people whose fear centers are more active also have a higher risk of heart attack or stroke.<p>The findings point to the amygdala — often called the fear center in the brain. But the amygdala, which are a nut-sized pair of …

Medical Research

Want a Lifetime of Better Brain Function? Science Says Stop Doing This (It's Not What You Think)

It's a simple change. But not an easy one.<p>We all want brains that function at their best, today, tomorrow, and--we hope--for the rest of our lives. What can we do to make that happen? To try and answer that question, scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital studied 17 "superagers," people over …

The Brain

A Drug Meant for Alzheimer’s Treatment Regrows Human Teeth

The drug blocks an enzyme and allows a cavity to heal.<p>Goodbye, cavities. So long, fillings and dental drills. You may soon be replaced by a tooth-growing drug.<p>Researchers at King's College released a study today stating they've discovered a medicine that can prompt teeth to regrow over cavities or …

Alzheimer's Disease

Robot-assisted surgery gains ground

Robot-assisted surgery is increasingly common in UK hospitals.<p>There are now 45 Da Vinci robots in England and Wales - machines that allow surgeons to operate remotely using very small, precise instruments attached to robotic arms.<p>In the first in a series of special reports on some of the year's …

Wales

Why You Don’t Have to Exercise Every Day

Exercise is one of the best ways to avoid chronic diseases like diabetes and cancer, as well as an early death. But it can be tough to squeeze into a …

Nine Easy Ways to Gain Control of Your Health in Your Forties

<i>What lifestyle changes should you make to stay healthy through your 40s? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Keck Medicine of USC, 500+ internationally renowned doctors at a leading academic</b> …

This Is the Most Powerful Motivational Trick We’ve Ever Heard

Use this any time you need a dose of willpower<p>Ever made a roomful of 17-year-old girls cry? I have!<p>I was wrapping up my talk on how important it is to take care of your body in college—something I definitely did not do—when a hand went up.<p>“That was great, thank you,” said a woman in the first row. …

Motivation

What’s Really Happening When Your Hands and Feet Fall Asleep

And what to do if that tingling sensation isn’t going away<p>You know that feeling when after sitting cross-legged for awhile, your foot feels foreign to you? Not only does it feel tingly and uncomfortable, but poking and prodding doesn’t seem to make a difference. Same thing happens when you’re …

The Best New Tech Of 2017

Men's Health editors pick the 15 coolest and most useful tech products we saw at CES 2017<p>We saw a lot of cool new tech products at CES this year. We also saw a lot of sad, misguided stuff that no doubt cost hundreds of thousands—in some cases, likely millions—of dollars to develop. A few that come …

Spotify Reveals the Boring Songs We All Worked Out To Last Year

Let’s find some better jams in 2017<p>Spotify has analyzed its users’ listening habits to uncover the most popular artists, songs, and playlists we blasted in the gym last year. Predictably, rap, R&B, and EDM figure heavily on the lists, with megastars like Drake, Rihanna, Kanye West, and Eminem …

6 Things You Should Never Drink If You’re Trying to Lose Weight

It’s time to reassess what goes in your cup<p>You already know the top offenders, right? The milkshakes, margaritas, unnecessary sports drinks, and super-sized Cokes. If you’re trying to lose weight, it’s pretty obvious that you’ve got to cross these off your list of go-to beverages. But that’s not …

Is Being a ‘Weekend Warrior’ Actually Good For You?

A new study reveals the truth about cramming all your workouts in on the weekends<p>Federal guidelines recommend that you spend at least 2.5 hours a week on moderate intensity exercise, or 75 minutes on vigorous exercise. But what happens if you’re so swamped during the week that you only have time to …

How to keep your kid from ordering four pounds of cookies with Amazon’s Alexa

Because this is a thing we have to deal with now<p>Handing over purchasing power to a six-year-old is probably unwise. If I could talk to a magical voice in my house that would send me anything I asked for, I would have abused that power as a child. Heck, I probably still would. But that’s exactly …

Eight Futuristic Foods You'll Be Eating in 30 Years

We ate some weird shit in 2016. A person born in the year 1000 AD definitely wouldn’t comprehend a Dorito. He certainly wouldn’t understand why kids …

Agriculture