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Smoking Ban Proposed for Public Housing

A federal rule proposed Thursday would ban smoking in public housing nationwide.<p>The rule, proposed by the Department of Housing and Urban …

Love Beer And Coffee? You Might Be A Psychopath

A new study associates taste preferences with personality traits<p>Humans have a unique affinity for bitter food, like dark chocolate, coffee, and broccoli. Most other animals interpret a bitter taste as a warning to stay away from a non-edible material, but some humans can’t get enough of it, though …

Cheers! For those managing diabetes, wine can help, study says

People with Type 2 diabetes get an earful of grim lectures about their health prospects and endure much hardship to manage their condition well. But new research offers those who do so a rare reward. A glass of wine every day not only won't hurt, says a new study: It can actually improve cardiac …

Glass of red wine a day can keep diabetes under control

Red wine lowers bad cholesterol and keeps diabetes under control, Israeli scientists have found<p>A glass of red wine a day can keep diabetes under control, say scientists.<p>A study of patients who did not normally drink found those having the regular tipple with their evening meal had healthier hearts …

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

The former hedge funder who jacked up a drug's price by 5,000% has hired lobbyists

Turing Pharmaceuticals recently hired four lobbyists from Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney, according to disclosure forms filed with the US House of Representatives and US Senate Tuesday.<p>The lobbying giant filed the disclosure, writing that the purpose was "strategy development and implementation of …

Martin Shkreli

The American Pope

Francis may be the first pontiff from the New World, but heirs to St. Peter’s throne have long loomed large in the American imagination.<p>When the chartered Alitalia jet known as “Shepherd One” touches down in Maryland this week, Pope Francis will become just the fourth leader of the Roman Catholic …

Christianity

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

By Sara Shipley Hiles<p>Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an …

Public Health

What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Worker Safety

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many entrepreneurs give worker safety short shrift. It's not that they are bad people, indifferent to human suffering. Rather it's that business owners have so many important things on their plate that many believe that there’s no point …

Entrepreneurship