Alicia Patrone

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How long will it take me to lose 10 pounds?

It may be possible to lose 10 pounds in a week. However, it will not be 10 pounds of body fat. Some of the weight loss will likely be from water. …

Fitness

Dog-Mauling Death: Why Dogs Turn on Their Owners

After a woman in Virginia was reportedly mauled to death by her own dogs, some of her friends had trouble believing the story, because the woman had …

Los Angeles

Two stars merge, creating a cocoon and a mystery

The merger of two dense neutron stars millions of years ago produced ripples in spacetime and an afterglow of radiation detected on Earth on August …

Mergers & Acquisitions

NASA Has Announced Ambitious New Missions, And We Just Can't Wait

Wheee!<p>NASA's newest mission will either land a quadcopter-like spacecraft on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan or collect a sample from the nucleus …

Astronomy

How Your Drug Use Is Affecting Your Life Expectancy

I asked some experts about the health risks of common drinking and drug use habits.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Do you drink too much? I do. Not quite enough to convince me to quit, but enough to treat the recommended weekly unit allowance—14 units, a.k.a. seven pints, a.k.a. …

Biomedicine

IRS Increases 'Marriage Penalty,' Unmarried Cohabitants To Get Twice The Mortgage Interest Deduction

There are a thousand good reasons to never get married: in-laws, divorce attorneys, and the inevitable ravages of age on one’s attractiveness come immediately to mind.<p>But there are also significant tax hits that come with getting hitched, or as they’ve collectively been coined, the “marriage …

Personal Finance

Best foods to reboot your body

Chocolate ice cream and deep-dish pizza may be more appealing than kale and almonds, but we usually feel bloated and sluggish after eating fatty, greasy foods.<p>What about foods that are both yummy and make us feel happier and more energetic?<p>In an interview in the blog Well + Good, Siggi Hilmarsson, …

Nutrition

What do my cravings say about my health?

After a stressful day, it’s almost second nature to laze on the couch and drown our sorrows in a bowl of ice-cream or potato chips. Soon, we glance …

Nutrition

What To Eat For Glowing Skin This Summer: An RD Explains

Our skin protects and reflects. As our largest organ, it paints a picture of our health outside and in. How we feed and protect our skin, like our …