Ashley Schoenfeld

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Stand up, sit less and move more, researchers say; here's how to do it

<b>(CNN) —</b> You might want to stand up for this. A growing amount of research suggests that just standing -- even if you don't walk around -- can have health benefits.<p>A recent study in Australia found that participants who spent time more standing and moving in the course of a week, based on a …

Ergonomics

The Big Dollar Figures Behind Hollywood's Biggest Night

At this Sunday's Academy Awards, all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood will be on display—at a price, of course.<p>The 87th Academy Awards, being held …

Father tells jury about boy's death at Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) — With Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seated at the defense table no more than 15 feet away Thursday, the father of an 8-year-old boy killed in the …

How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

University of Chicago

How to make basic pancakes

We're into February, which means one thing for us: Pancake Day has arrived. While many often turn to ready-made pancake mix – Aunt Jemimas, invented in Missouri in 1889, has been sold for centuries – cooking the dish from scratch is actually incredibly simple.<p>Traditionally, pancakes were eaten on …

Best and Worst Dressed at the Oscars

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

'Two and a Half Men' finale loses its sheen

Two and a half men — none of them Charlie Sheen.<p>That's surely what many viewers were watching for: To see whether Sheen would return for Thursday's final episode of <i>Two and a Half Men</i> — the series he helped turn into one of CBS's (and TV's) biggest hits. The answer was "yes" in spirit, but "no" in …

Molly Ringwald Talks About the Most Embarrassing Part of Filming The Breakfast Club

Thirty years ago, <i>The Breakfast Club</i> opened in theaters. John Hughes’ 1985 film about five high schoolers from different cliques who spend a Saturday …

7 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

When it comes to dropping pounds, your diet is your best friend.<p>Ask any nutritionist or personal trainer: What you put onto your plate is so, so important for weight loss. But we're not talking about simply adding more veggies, fruits, and lean meats to your eating plan. There are certain foods …

Nutrition

John Legend: Let every child's light shine

<b>(CNN) —</b> I grew up in a crowded house with three siblings, many passions and incredible energy. I was surrounded by loving family, including two wonderful parents who cared so much about our education.<p>My father often talked to us about his definition of success. He told us that it wasn't measured in …

Siblings

Centireading force: why reading a book 100 times is a great idea

I have read two books more than a 100 times, for different motives and with different consequences. Hamlet I read a 100 times for my dissertation, The Inimitable Jeeves by PG Wodehouse a 100 times for comfort. The experience is distinct from all other kinds of reading. I’m calling it centireading.<p>I …

Literature

US creates centralized cybersecurity agency following Sony attack

Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will be tasked with sharing intelligence and coordinating responses to major attacks<p>The White House today will announce the creation of a new agency tasked with thwarting cyberattacks by sharing intelligence across other agencies in the event of a …

The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …

5 medical costs you may have to pay for

Get sick in Canada: You’re covered, right? No — not for everything.<p>Many of us know that most eye exams, prescription drugs and dentistry are not …

Katy Perry Set To Perform With a Domestic Violence Survivor at The Grammys

Now, imagine if she'd done this at the Super Bowl.<p>Katy Perry will perform "By the Grace of God," a ballad from her latest album <i>Prism</i>, at this weekend's Grammys. She'll stare the stage with Brooke Axtell, a domestic violence survivor and activist, <i>People</i> reports; Axtell will read "a written-word …

Measles outbreak: How bad is it?

Parents: What is your message to parents who don't vaccinate their kids? Share your video or written perspective on CNN iReport.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> To call the news surrounding vaccinations a "debate" is misleading. The scientific and medical consensus is clear: Vaccinations are safe, and they work.<p>But there …

Calif. day care closes due to measles in baby too young to be vaccinated

<i>Parents: What is your message to parents who don't vaccinate their kids? Share your video or written perspective on CNN iReport</i>.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> A Southern California day care has shut down because an infant there -- who's too young to get vaccinated -- contracted measles, another case in the re-emergence …

How doctors can win back parents on measles vaccine

<b>(CNN) —</b> About a third of American parents harbor some degree of "vaccine hesitancy" that leads them to resist getting recommended vaccines. It's also true that nearly a third of Americans think the evidence supporting climate change is shaky.<p>Both these beliefs can be very dangerous. And those of us …

Measles Can Kill, And It's Spreading. Sue Parents Who Didn't Vaccinate? Absolutely.

I heard it over dinner at a friend’s house. I talked about it on a call with a scientist. I discussed it while waiting for public health officials to issue an update on the measles outbreak.<p>The same murmured question, the same growing fear.<p>What happens if a child dies because some parents decided …

The 9 Most Spectacular Lost Cities in the World

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Cities

Are sweeteners really bad for us?

The food industry relies on alternatives to sugar for a vast range of diet foods. But are they safe to consume? Claudia Hammond investigates.<p>Many people buy diet drinks and sweeteners in a bid to reduce the amount of sugar they consume. Over the years concerns about their safety have been raised, …

Diabetes

Taylor Swift Tells Her Favorite Sam Smith Story

Taylor Swift regularly invited a wide range of surprise all-star guests onstage during her <i>Red</i> world tour, including Carly Simon, Jennifer Lopez and …

10 Tips For Weight Loss

Losing weight is all about taking few calories in, and pushing out more calories through some sort of workouts or diets. Most of the weight loss …