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How To Prevent Stress, Depression, And Anxiety At Work

8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>From blood pressure testing to gym membership and stop-smoking programs, you probably offer plenty of ways to help your staff stay …

Mental Health

Nutritionist-approved convenience foods that save time on meal prep

Healthy meals don't have to be completely homemade. These packaged foods get the green light from top dietitians.<p>Just because a food isn’t homemade, it doesn’t mean you should knock it down. Bonnie Taub-Dix, RDN, creator of BetterThanDieting.com and author of "Read It Before You Eat It: Taking You …

Healthy Eating

With 5G coming, your neighborhood could get 10Gbps cable broadband

The imminent arrival of 5G wireless with “true mobile broadband” speeds is forcing wired broadband companies to respond, and their next step may be dramatic: 10 Gigabit per second service. At peak, that’s roughly 1,000 times today’s basic broadband speeds — fast enough to download a full HD movie …

Fox News’s Laura Ingraham to LeBron James and Kevin Durant: ‘Shut up and dribble’

LeBron James and Kevin Durant took issue with President Trump in a wide-ranging video released Thursday, with James saying the president doesn’t “give a f— about the people.” That prompted a response from Fox News host Laura Ingraham, who argued that the two NBA stars should stick to sports, …

Anti-gay preacher offers advice on avoiding “flaming fruit loop” waiters

Because apparently being gay affects your ability to serve food…<p>In a recent sermon uploaded to YouTube by the Stedfast Baptist Church in …

This Microwave Poached Egg Is the Ultimate Protein Hack​

Because when you can make it in the microwave, why try any other method?<p>November 29, 2017<p>When I was younger my mom taught me one of the greatest life …

Experts say universal basic income would boost US economy by staggering $2.5 trillion

UBI in the U.S.A.<p>In recent months, everyone from Elon Musk to Sir Richard Branson has come out in favor of universal basic income (UBI), a system in …

Ciao, Chrome: Firefox Quantum Is The Browser Built for 2017

It's been years since I gave a second thought to my web browser. Safari's fine, Microsoft Edge is whatever, I think Opera still exists? None have …

Portugal hints at what the American internet could eventually look like without net neutrality

On Thursday, the US Federal Communications Commission officially voted to roll back Obama-era rules governing net neutrality.<p>Simply put, net neutrality means that all data on the internet is treated equally. An internet service provider can't prioritize certain companies or types of data, charge …

The Surprising Revolt at the Most Liberal College in the Country

Activists are disrupting lectures to protest "white supremacy," but many students are taking steps to stop them.<p>At Reed College, a small liberal-arts school in Portland, Oregon, a 39-year-old <i>Saturday Night Live</i> skit recently caused an uproar over cultural appropriation. In the classic Steve Martin …

Google and Amazon are spearheading a quiet gadget revolution, and it's going to put pressure on Apple most of all

Way back in 1965, Intel cofounder Gordon Moore predicted that computers would get twice as powerful every two years — a prediction which has mostly come true, and is now enshrined as "Moore's Law." However, many, including Moore himself, now believe Moore's Law is screeching to a halt.<p>It's going to …

Las Vegas survivor renounces stance on guns after shooting

<b>(AP Photo/John Locher)</b><p>Caleb Keeter said he realized after Sunday night that he could not be a proponent of the 2nd Amendment<p>Taylor Link<p>October 2, 2017 6:59pm (UTC)<p>Josh Abbott Band guitarist Caleb Keeter took to Twitter Monday to announce that he was no longer a guns right activist. His band …

A microbiologist explains why he hasn't slept without this on his bed in 25 years

New York University microbiologist Philip Tierno hasn't slept a night in 25 years without something on his mattress that few people even think of buying.<p>It's a super-thin, largely invisible cover that slips over the mattress. And it protects him from what he calls a "zoologic park" of bacteria and …

Sleep

Equifax data breach could create lifelong identity theft threat

When a credit card gets stolen, it's easy for the victim of the crime to shut down the card, get a new account number and avoid monetary loss. But financial peril rises and can persist for years when personal data likely to stay the same forever -- like Social Security numbers, names and dates of …

Plastic fibers pervasive in tap water worldwide, new study shows | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 07.09.2017

Microplastics aren't just fouling the world's oceans - invisible plastic fibers are polluting drinking water tapped by millions of people. Where do …

Pollution

The Real Reason the U.S. Has Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance

The basic structure of the American health care system, in which most people have private insurance through their jobs, might seem historically inevitable, consistent with the capitalistic, individualist ethos of the nation.<p>In truth, it was hardly preordained. In fact, the system is largely a …

Health Care

Scientists invent brand new flavour of chocolate called ‘Ruby’

A chocolate firm says they've created a fourth type of chocolate after milk, dark and white - the first new type in 80 years.<p>Swiss chocolate giant …

'This is crazy,' sobs Utah hospital nurse as cop roughs her up, arrests her for doing her job

By all accounts, the head nurse at the University of Utah Hospital’s burn unit was professional and restrained when she told a Salt Lake City police detective he wasn’t allowed to draw blood from a badly injured patient.<p>The detective didn’t have a warrant, first off. And the patient wasn’t …

Law Enforcement

New Dissolvable Milk Pods For Your Coffee Are Going to Save Tons of Plastic Packaging

One lump or two?<p>Scientists have developed a packaging-free, instantly dissolvable milk capsule that you can drop straight into your hot beverage, …

Coffee

Why You Need Plenty of Potassium

When it comes to ­dietary strategies to control blood pressure, sodium gets all the atten­tion. But too little potassium could be just as important …

Nutrition

What vitamins should I take?

It seems like simple, obvious advice: Eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and — of course — take your vitamins.<p>Or not.<p>Decades of research has …

A 21st-century form of indentured servitude has already penetrated deep into the American heartland

<b>(Reuters/Chris Keane)</b><p>Corporations want to make sure that laborers never again have the power to tell big business how to treat them<p>Thom Hartmann<p>July 24, 2017 11:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet<p>Indentured servitude is back in a big way in the United States, and conservative …

Income Inequality

Apple offers its iPhone repair tools to third-party shops

You can get your iPhone fixed at third party shops, but it's clear that they play second fiddle to Apple Stores when they don't have access to Cupertino's specialized tools. However, it looks like Apple is leveling the playing field: the company is running a pilot program that hands out its iPhone …

Mobile Technology

Teenage Audi mechanic 'committed suicide after colleagues set him on fire and locked him in a cage'

A teenage apprentice mechanic at Audi killed himself after bully colleagues burned his clothes and locked him in a cage, an inquest has heard.<p>George Cheese, 18, was "over the moon" when he got the position at the car dealership, his parents said, but soon started coming home covered in bruises and …

Higher sodium, lower blood pressure. You read that right.

In another blow against decades of accepted medical wisdom, one of the most prestigious, long-running studies reports that lowering sodium intake …

Diabetes

Bernie Sanders Wants To Expand Medicare To Everybody — Exactly What Its Architects Wanted

Bernie Sanders doesn’t just want to play defense on health care — he’s introducing a bill that would expand the Medicare program to everybody in America, creating a single-payer health care system.<p>Such a system would wipe out inefficiencies in our current, private insurance-run system, and polls …

A new kind of doctor's office that charges a monthly fee and doesn't take insurance could lead to much cheaper prescriptions

For one of Dr. John Burrell's new patients, a six-month supply of a drug fell from $120 to $20.<p>That's because Burrell, who runs a primary-care office in Columbia, South Carolina, manages to charge his patients wholesale prices.<p>Burrell runs a direct primary-care practice. Instead of accepting …

Why no job is safe from the rise of the robots

Hollywood got it wrong. The highly intelligent machines that will be unleashed in the near future won’t be coming for our lives. They’ll be coming …

The Future

HTC will launch mobile VR device as follow-up to Vive

HTC will soon launch a new virtual reality toy you can use on the go.<p>The device will be compatible with HTC's new flagship phone, the U Ultra. But HTC says it won't be just a simple headset like Samsung's Gear VR.<p>VR, which puts headset wearers into a computer-generated digital world, has swept …

Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Cookies

1K<p>1K<p>I often get asked when I put pictures of things that I’m baking on social media, “Where can I find that recipe?” or less-delicately,</i> …