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How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

How likely is the threat of nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the …

North Korea

Here’s what’s really happening in your body when you get canker sores

Have you ever experienced a burning or tingling spot inside your mouth, only to find a tiny, shallow ulcer appear later on? Does the sore make it …

Immune System

This is how long different drugs stay in your system

You know, just in case you're expecting a drugs test any time soon.<p>While taking recreational drugs might be fun and all in the moment, it's unlikely that users think much further into the future than that. You might be well aware of how long the <i>effects</i> of drugs will last, for example, but do you …

How to Prevent Dry Skin This Winter

Yes, it’s cold outside. But freezing temperatures aren’t the only cause for the itchy, flaky dry skin you’re experiencing underneath all those layers …

Doctors admonish us to leave earwax alone. Why won’t anyone listen?

Earwax is useful stuff. Some ancient physicians smeared it onto wounds as a soothing salve. Others thought its taste should be used as a diagnostic …

11 Surprising Ways To Get Your Brain to Release Serotonin & Other Happiness Chemicals

There are a number of "happiness chemicals" responsible for our good moods, including serotonin, dopamine, oxytocin, endorphins and more. We've heard …

13 Killer At-Home Workouts To Help You Avoid The Crowds At The Gym

Brain-Damaging Habits to Stop Immediately

The brain is responsible for vital life functions, so keeping it healthy and functioning at optimal level is a must. Below you have 10 habits which …

The Mini-Mental State Exam (MMSE) as an Alzheimer's Screening Test

The Mini-Mental State Exam (MMSE) is a brief, structured test of mental status that takes about 10 minutes to complete. Introduced by Marshall …

Alzheimer's Disease

Feds Concerned About Risk of Violence as Election Day Nears

U.S. news<p>Trump supporters held up Clinton "target practice" posters at a rally in Florida Monday, with a bulls-eye framing her face.<p>Two days earlier in Virginia Beach, one Trump backer hoisted a plastic Hillary Clinton head on a stick, while others waved target signs. And several weeks ago, two …

Osteoporosis: Eating yogurt is vital for you - IBTimes India

Yogurt is very vital for osteoporosis patients. It helps in slowing the impact of this ailment and prevents fractures with the help of calcium and …

Scientists think this disease is the next Zika

This summer, Zika was among our top worries. As the disease spread rapidly first in Central and South America and then here in the U.S., everyone was stocking up on bug spray and swatting any buzzing insects nearby. Zika was not the first mosquito-borne illness to cause a panic, though, and …

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Hillary Clinton's Award-Winning Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe | shopswell

I make these cookies for special occasions and my kids devour them when we have them at home. Everyone who has tried them has been surprised when I …

Meet the world's first baby born from the DNA of 3 parents

After two children died of a rare disease and a total of four miscarriages, a woman gave birth to a baby boy in what experts are calling a ‘revolutionary’ medical event.<p>The boy, now six-months-old, was conceived using a controversial fertility treatment meant to help people conceive who carry genes …

If Aliens Call, We Might Not Want To Answer, Says Stephen Hawking

Listen up, NASA.<p>Stephen Hawking has said it before and he’ll say it again: If extraterrestrials call, <b>do not answer ―</b> at least, not without careful consideration.<p>The renowned theoretical physicists hosts “Stephen Hawking’s Favorite Places,” a new short film available on the streaming service …

Maternal Mortality In The U.S. Is On The Rise—Here's Why

Maternal mortality rates are increasing in the U.S., even as numbers are going down in most other parts of the world, disturbing new data reveals. …

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This Mat Exercise Will Transform Your Core

<i>Max-kegfire / Getty Images</i><p>If you've taken a Pilates or yoga class recently your instructor has definitely asked you to hold Boat Pose. This move …

The New Apple Watch Is All About Fitness

When the Apple Watch was unveiled in March 2015, it was billed as the company's "most personal device ever": a wearable that provided instant access to information and communication — from news and calendar alerts to phone calls and weather forecasts — as well as tracked your fitness.<p>A year and a …

Apple Watch

How to deal with excessive sweating

Sweating is the body’s natural way of cooling down – but if you perspire more than normal, or when you’re not being physically active, it could be a sign of another medical condition.<p>Sweating is associated with various conditions such as thyroid disease, diabetes, an infection, acid reflux and …

The new Apple Watch is for rich and 'healthy' people | VICE News

You can wear the new Apple Watch while you swim. It has a better screen. It's faster. It can do some nifty GPS stuff. And it costs $100 more than the last entry-level model.<p>If you are somebody who exercises, or likes to signal to the outside world that you exercise even if you don't, Apple thinks …

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Could Colgate Total Be Seriously Messing With Your Metabolism?

It's the only toothpaste on the market with a potentially harmful ingredient.<p>You probably take it for granted that brushing your teeth is better for your health than not brushing your teeth, but the truth is, it could depend on your toothpaste. An article in the <i>New York Times</i> recently pointed out …

The best Apple Keynotes to watch before Wednesday’s iPhone 7 Keynote

A few times a year we are treated to unique events that are as much product introductions as fanboy entertainment events. We are talking about Apple Keynotes of course. In a few more days we will be able to enjoy another one of these, and for those of you who want to get in the mood for here is our …

The Best OTC Pain Reliever For Whatever Hurts

The only thing more painful than a killer headache or cramps that just won't quit is the endless array of OTC remedies to choose from—which pain …

The 2 Major Ways Birth Control Can Affect Your Libido

In today's edition of extremely obvious news, one common perk of birth control is that you can have a lot more sex with a lot less worrying about …

Gonorrhea Is Becoming Untreatable, U.N. Health Officials Warn

We are running out of ways to treat gonorrhea, the World Health Organization announced today.<p>The U.N. health agency released new guidelines warning doctors that it no longer recommends an entire class of antibiotics, quinolones, because quinolone-resistant strains of the disease have emerged all …

32 Kitchen Tools That Are Faster Than Ordering Food

Now you don't have any excuses.<p><i>The comments for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

20 strategies that could help you radically cut your food expenses

That's actually quite a lot of money when you consider that the average week contains just 21 meals and that it's relatively easy to eat a meal that costs less than $1.<p>The truth of the matter is that <b>people often spend far more on their food than they realize, and that those food expenses really add</b> …