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The latest blood pressure guidelines: What they mean for you

Updated blood pressure guidelines from the American Heart Association mean that many more Americans, notably older people, are now diagnosed with …

Diabetes

Want to Retire Abroad? These Are the Friendliest Countries for Expats

Thinking of working or retiring abroad? Some countries look upon foreign residents with suspicion or unease. Wherever you go, you'll probably want to …

Costa Rica

2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging. Here's how to incorporate them into your life.

One of the most powerful means of reaping these benefits is exercise — and in many cases, you already have everything you need to get it: a body.<p>As we age, two forms of exercise are the most important to focus on: aerobic exercise, or cardio, which gets your heart pumping and sweat flowing, and …

Make Your Garden Private With These Lovely Plant Ideas

Whether you love or hate your neighbors, you most certainly need space for your own adventures with your family that…

How to Pack a Suitcase, According to a Luggage Designer

Best practices from the packing experts.<p>Hard-shelled or soft, four-wheeled or handheld, checked or carried on—there is a seemingly endless variety of ways to transport your belongings on a getaway. No matter the preference, we’re always game for some tried-and-true packing tips—especially when they …

Willow Rolled Fences

<i>willow fence with simple tie to post installation Willow fence and bamboo fence combination</i><p>Willow fencing is ideal for screening garden areas. Use …

Landscaping

10 Easy Pieces: Japanese-Style Fences and Screens

The calming simplicity of a Japanese-style fence, with its emphasis on natural materials and minimal distractions, creates a serene backdrop of …

Garden Hacks: 10 Ideas Under $100 to Create Instant Privacy

Instant privacy is the greatest luxury we can imagine in a world where Facebook sells us out to advertisers, hackers know our credit scores, and our …

Papillon Bamboo Fence Panel with Frame

<b>Bamboo Fence Panel with Frame – 6ft x 6ft</b><p>Constructed from natural bamboo, this beautiful fencing panel makes a wonderful addition to any garden. The …

Landscaping

Even one night of bad sleep causes dangerous changes in your brain, a new study found

One of the most important things that happens when we drift off at night is a cleansing process: sleep helps remove toxins from the human brain.<p>Scientists recently found that even one night of sleep deprivation causes the buildup of a kind of protein that's known to make up the plaque that …

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

Opinion: If the FAANGs have got you down, it’s time to win with the WNSSS stocks

A lot of attention has been paid to the so-called FAANG stocks over the past few years, and for good reason.<p>Investor Jim Cramer coined this …

Investing

How to lose underarm 'batwing' fat

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chances are, if you are a woman over 40, you are probably familiar with the term "batwings" to describe the stubborn fat and sagging skin that starts appearing under your upper arms around this age.<p>Though it's difficult to completely avoid or correct, you don't have to toss your tank tops …

Workouts

13 Kitchen Organizing Mistakes — And the Easy Way to Fix 'Em

These small but clever tweaks could totally change your kitchen routine for the better.<p>Little Changes, Big Results<p>So much of what goes on in your …

Cleaning

How To Retire At 64 With Only Half A Million

<i>This research report was produced by The REIT Forum with assistance from Big Dog Investments.</i><p>How can you retire? This is one of the most pressing …

Could it be your gut keeping you awake at night?

An increasing number of scientists are waking up to the idea of a link between the digestive system and problems with sleep<p>When we lie awake at night, unable to sleep, we usually blame stress, depression, anxiety, adrenaline or the memory of something stupid we said in 2003. But what if our guts …

Sleep

Prebiotics and Sleep | BBC The Truth About Sleep

The Results<p>Professor Philip Burnet PhD from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford tracked Dr Mosley’s sleep patterns over the …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

3 Simple Ways We Give Up A Ton Of Very Personal Information To Facebook And Random Apps

Step 1: Sign up for Facebook.<p>Facebook has come under fire after Cambridge Analytica, a voter profiling company that worked on President Trump’s campaign, allegedly improperly collected and misused the data of up to 50 million users. It has prompted a big investigation in the UK and lots of scrutiny …

You Should Really Look At Your Facebook Third-Party App Settings Right Now

You may be unwittingly handing over lots of personal information to outside companies through Facebook. Here’s how to see what you’re giving up and how to change your settings.<p>According to reports by the New York Times and the Observer, the research firm Cambridge Analytica procured personal data …

How to Organize Your Kitchen and Pantry, According to Professional Organizers

<i>It’s nearly spring, which means it’s nearly the season of cleaning and organization. There’s something particularly alarming about emerging from the</i> …

Is it possible to unclog your arteries?

A person's arteries can become clogged by a buildup of a substance called plaque. There are no quick fixes for melting away plaque, but people can …

How to Pick a Watermelon at the Grocery Store That's Juicy & Ripe

How to Pick the Best Watermelon at the Grocery Store<p>The best way to improve your summer.<p>March 13, 2018<p>If you love watermelon, you're probably …

Hearts Get 'Younger,' Even At Middle Age, With Exercise

Eventually it happens to everyone. As we age, even if we're healthy, the heart becomes less flexible, more stiff and just isn't as efficient in processing oxygen as it used to be. In most people the first signs show up in the 50s or early 60s. And among people who don't exercise, the underlying …

High Blood Pressure

39 of the best secret categories on Netflix and how to find them

Netflix has an insane amount of content, but it's not always easy to find what you want.<p>The categories Netflix gives you access to are broad, which is made more frustrating by the knowledge that Netflix splits movies and TV shows into incredibly specific micro-categories.<p>Luckily, it's pretty easy …

People are putting oil in their coffee to lose weight

To play action hero Lara Croft in the new “Tomb Raider” blockbuster, Alicia Vikander needed a strong physique to go with her badass attitude. A key …

Quitting sugar to improve your health not the answer

Not long ago, fat was the evil dietary villain. Before that it was salt. Now the sugar-free diet has exploded onto the health and wellness scene — …

9 Ways You Can Actually Minimize the Appearance of Cellulite

Creams, treatments, and more.<p>I'm a firm believer in celebrating your body and accepting the skin you're in. However, if your goal is to minimize the appearance of your cellulite, Dendy Engelman, M.D. and Arash Akhavan, M.D., two board-certified cosmetic dermatologists in NYC, tell you exactly how …

Yes, you can go keto if you’re vegan or vegetarian—here’s how

If it seems like your entire wellness orbit is suddenly swapping tips on the best grass-fed butters and beef jerky bars, you’ve likely got the …