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The One Diet That Can Cure Most Disease: Part I

If I told you there was one diet that could cure arthritis, fatigue, irritable bowel, reflux, chronic allergies, eczema, psoriasis, autoimmune disease, diabetes, heart disease, migraines, depression, attention deficit disorder, and occasionally even autism and that it could help you lose weight …

10 Things To Do When You Win The Lottery

<i>Editor’s note:</i> <i>This post was updated on January 12th, 2016, to reflect the current $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot and the 2016 lifetime exemption from estate and gift taxes.</i><p>The jackpot for tomorrow’s Powerball drawing has hit $1.5 billion. If you win it, you won’t ever have to worry about money …

Links We Love: Fitness Edition

Happy Sunday! As always, links we love brings you our favorite health and fitness inspiration from around the web. This week, we have articles on all …

Researchers Retract Study Saying Hormone Grows Insulin-Producing Cells

<i>Editors' note: The study this story covers have retracted their work, saying that they made errors in conducting the experiment that invalidate the results. The study prompted controversy when it was published in 2013, and study author Douglas Melton collaborated with some of those critics to</i> …

How The New $100 Bill Will Foil Counterfeiters

The most complicated $100 bill yet<p>For as long as there has been money, there've been people trying to make fake money. In the U.S., the latest effort to stop counterfeiting will arrive October 8, when the next $100 bill is released.<p>The Federal Reserve has mixed in new features to make the bill more …

Boston suspects planned attack on New York City, Mayor Bloomberg says

The Boston marathon bombing suspects planned to drive to New York with their remaining arsenal of explosives and launch an attack on Times Square, …

How to Change a Habit for Good: Pay Attention

<i>(Part 2 of 2)</i><p>In my last post, we discussed using good, old-fashioned self-control to quit smoking cold turkey -- resisting those urges to smoke until you've beaten your addiction into submission. For some folks, this works, but for many it doesn't. Besides taking a lot of blood, sweat and tears, …

A newborn's placenta may reveal autism risk

Yale researchers show that analysis of placentas can reveal whether a newborn is at high risk of autism.<p>Doctors may be able to diagnose a child's risk of autism at birth, which would allow treatment of the burgeoning disorder to begin in the child's earliest days, a new study finds.<p>Solely by …

Five year old victim abandoned in hospital as India faces child rape crisis

A five year old girl who was raped and left in a critical condition has been abandoned by her parents at India's leading hospital, an opposition leader has revealed amid growing anger over sexual assaults on children.<p>Sushma Swaraj, parliamentary leader of the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, …

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Stonehenge occupied 5,000 years earlier than previously thought

Stonehenge may have been occupied five thousand years earlier than previously thought, archaeologists claim.<p>Excavation of a site just a mile from the stone structure provided what researchers claim is the first firm evidence of continuous occupation from as early as 7,500BC.<p>Earlier evidence had …

Signs of Spring

While the official first day of spring was three weeks ago, many in the northern hemisphere are only just starting to experience warmer weather. People, plants, and animals are beginning to emerge from their winter modes to step outside, bloom, and otherwise welcome the sunshine. These photos show …

Study: Most health subsidies to aid working families

WASHINGTON — The majority of tax subsidies to help Americans pay for health insurance starting in January will go to working families, according to a nationwide study to be released Thursday and obtained by USA TODAY.<p>About 25.7 million people who fall between 138% and 400% of the poverty level — or …