Paul Braunstein

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Looking To Heal Your Gut & Avoid Inflammation? Avoid These 11 Foods

<i>Dr. Steven Gundry made waves in 2017 when he released</i> The Plant Paradox<i>, a book that made the assertion that some of the health world’s favorite</i> …

Immune System

Genetic tests reveal tragic reality of Atacama 'alien' skeleton

When the mummified remains of a six-inch humanoid were found in an abandoned mining town in Chile’s Atacama desert 15 years ago, speculation on its origins ran wild. The skeleton, which was sold to a private collector in Spain, was so bizarre it appeared in a documentary as potential evidence for …

Mutations

10 Strange Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Earth

The planet we all call home is even more bizarre than you might imagine.<p><b>ONE STRANGE ROCK</b> <i>, a global event series, premiers March 26 at 10/9C on National Geographic.</i><p>There’s no doubt that planet Earth is awe-inspiring. That’s even more true for the handful of humans who’ve seen it from space with …

96 Things to Do When You're Bored

Years ago when I was going through a hard time, my therapist recommended that I read Dr. Wayne W. Dyer’s <i>Your Erroneous Zones</i>. This book changed my …

A medical breakthrough that hacks genes to fight cancer just got approved, and it's the beginning of 'a big new field of medicine'

The drug, called Kymriah , is a highly personalized cancer treatment called CAR T-cell therapy (CAR is short for chimeric antigen receptor).<p>It's a type of cancer immunotherapy, which harnesses the body's immune system to take on cancer cells. In this case, the therapy removes a person's cells, …

Immunotherapy

King Ranch Chicken Casserole That’s Too Good Not To Share

This King Ranch Chicken Casserole is a Southern staple. It’s spicy, cheesy, and everything you’re craving when hunger strikes.<p>Start by sautéing the …

8 killer arm workouts you can do virtually anywhere

Strengthening your arms is no easy feat.<p>From your triceps to your palms, there are a lot of muscles to work.<p>To get the best workout, we turned to New York University physical-therapy professor Marilyn Moffat, who wrote the book " Age Defying Fitness ."<p>Moffat walked us through the best exercises for …

Workouts

New test can diagnose mysterious infections

Researchers have created a brain test that can discover the source "of virtually any neurological infection," according to Scientific American.<p>For …

Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors

The 86 cancer patients were a disparate group, with tumors of the pancreas, prostate, uterus or bone. One woman had a cancer so rare there were no tested treatments. She was told to get her affairs in order.<p>Still, these patients had a few things in common. All had advanced disease that had resisted …

Cancer

We're Way Below Average! Astronomers Say Milky Way Resides In A Great Cosmic Void

If you went to give our cosmic address, you might tell someone that we lived on planet Earth, orbiting our Sun, on the outskirts of a spur of the Milky Way’s spiral arms, in the second largest galaxy in our local group, about 50 million light years from the Virgo Cluster, embedded within the …

These are officially the 19 most incredible photos taken by drone

Along with Chinese technology company DJI, aerial photography community SkyPixel held a two-month long global competition, receiving over 27,000 entries from 131 countries around the world.<p>A judging panel, made up of photojournalists from TIME and Condé Nast Traveler as well as prize-winning …

Drones

Proof That Europe's Tulip Fields Are the Ultimate Spring Destination

So stunning!<p>Move over, cherry blossoms. Even though these pink flowers have been part of some of our most cherished moments of spring, we're about to convince you to jump on a different bandwagon. You see, tulips also bloom when the weather warms up <i>and</i> they come in every color of the rainbow. …

RANKED: The 7 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe

The average cost of a one night stay per person was analysed in 84 places around the globe to produce the ranking.<p>The total per person includes the split cost of a hotel room, a meal for two with a shared bottle of wine, a shared 3km taxi journey, as well as a coffee, a cocktail, and a beer …

European Travel

Wild Mushroom Panini

Ingredients<p>canola oil cooking spray<br>• flour for dusting pan<br>• 1 Tbsp canola oil 15 mL<br>• 10 oz sliced chanterelle mushroom ( or your favorite variety) 300 …

Recipes

Grilled Cheese With Guacamole Might Be The Best Thing Ever

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I admit it: I was a hot avocado snob. Look around you, I'm sure you know one. I'm talking about people who scoff at the idea of serving avocado at any temperature other than cool. People who hear of tempura-fried …

Grilled Ham and Cheese with Pineapple Recipe

• 2 slices sandwich bread<br>• 2 slices swiss cheese<br>• 2 ounces sliced ham (thinly)<br>• 2 pineapple (thin rounds)<br>• 3 fresh basil leaves<br>• 1 tablespoon butter

Recipes

Grilled Cheese Academy

First of all, do not be fooled by our name. We are neither a cooking school nor an establishment of higher learning. We are, however, an institution …

30 Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

April is National Grilled Cheese Month and I have 30 amazing grilled cheese sandwich recipes for you, one for every day of the month! Grilled cheese …

16 Incredibly Beautiful Aerial Pictures Of The American West

America the beautiful is even more stunning at 15,000 feet.<p>Niaz Uddin's pictures, taken from extraordinary heights, capture breathtaking bird's-eye perspectives of the American West. BuzzFeed News spoke with Uddin about how he got started in aerial photography and what motivates him as an …

New screening test cuts bowel cancer risk by a third, study finds

One-off examination, being introduced across NHS, was able to prevent 35% of bowel cancers overall and 40% of deaths<p>A one-off screening test being introduced across the NHS cuts the risk of developing bowel cancer by a third, a long-term study has found.<p>The test, which is being rolled out across …

Multiple sclerosis: New stem cell transplantation may 'freeze' disease progression

A multiple sclerosis treatment which "resets" the immune system has been found to "freeze" progression of the disease in nearly half of patients, according to scientists.<p>A study led by Imperial College London found that 46 per cent of patients who underwent the treatment did not suffer a worsening …

Find It First: 15 Beaches That Are Totally Off the Radar, For Now

We all crave the next sweet spot, that unspoiled getaway that no one else knows about. Here are 15 beaches where you'll be one step ahead of everyone …

OMG: Doctors May Have Found a New Approach That Could Potentially Cure Cancer

It may be a shaky time for politics right now, with things changing in swift order, but the medical field is having a pretty good go of it. Case in point? Back in October, British doctors conducted what appears to be successful treatment of a 44-year-old HIV patient, suggesting they very well might …

Black humour is sign of high intelligence, study suggests

An appreciation of ‘sick jokes’ equates with high IQ and low aggression<p>Who needs Mensa? If you want to find out if someone has a high IQ, just tell them a string of sick jokes and then gauge their reaction.<p>A new study in the journal <i>Cognitive Processing</i> has found that intelligence plays a key role …

IQ

Radical ketamine therapy could treat alcohol addiction

A one-off dose of the drug could help alcohol addicts reduce their intake by ‘erasing’ drink-related memories, say psychologists testing treatment<p>Scientists believe that a radical treatment involving the tranquilliser ketamine could help overcome alcohol addiction by “erasing” drink-related …

Alcohol

21 Chicken #MealPrep Ideas That Are Anything but Boring

You tell yourself you're going to meal prep with chicken breasts this week and then you get bored by Tuesday. We feel you. To fuel your meal-prep inspiration and keep you from feeling "blah" with your plain chicken and vegetables, we've rounded up 21 chicken meal-prep combinations that are anything …

Not so grey matter! Brain scans are transformed into beautiful and sprawling works of neon art

Phrenologists used to have a monopoly on brain scans: they'd feel around on a patient's head for bumps and use a map of the skull to diagnose a …

Imaging

I tried the sushi burrito, the 'mutant food' San Franciscans are obsessed with — take a look

"Mutant foods" from the cronut to the ramen burger come and go, disappearing from social media as quickly as they blow up. But San Francisco's passion for the sushi burrito refuses to die.<p>When we first laid eyes on the mythical "sushirrito" on Reddit in 2013, it seemed too good to be true: a sushi …

Fish