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10 best foods for your heart

<b>(CNN) —</b> Keeping your heart healthy is about more than avoiding fast food and overly processed chow. You can also pump up your heart's health by choosing foods that will help reduce cholesterol, lower blood pressure and reduce inflammation.<p>Which food groups have the most science behind their …

Nutrition

10 POWERFUL PRAYERS FOR YOUR MARRIAGE

Here is the truth that most people do not like to admit: marriage is hard. It is incredibly hard. Spending forever with someone who is different from …

How to Talk to Jehovah’s Witnesses About Jesus

Religions like Islam and Jehovah’s Witnesses don’t believe Jesus is God, but his divinity runs through every thread of the New Testament.Watch Now

The perfect summer snack? Watermelon hydrates you and is packed with nutrients.

A tattered copy of the Guinness Book of World Records recently surfaced, and my boys and I were reminiscing about all of the records they were certain they could break when they were younger. They tried their hardest to beat the most underpants worn at one time, the tallest stack of pancakes and …

Nutrition

Drinking More Coffee Is Associated With a Longer Life, New Studies Show

Load us up!<p>There's something truly magical about a cup of coffee. A steaming cup in the morning can help you face the day, a sweating glass of iced …

Plants That Grow in Full Shade

Searching for plants that grow in full shade is an endeavor fraught with challenges. The difficulties begin with the very language we use to discuss …

Too Many People Stop Taking Heart Drugs, Study Finds

Within two years after a heart attack, nearly one in five people stop taking life-saving cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins, according to a new U.S. study.<p>And nearly two in five end up taking the drugs in lower doses or less often than they should, the researchers report in JAMA Cardiology.<p>…

How drug use changes the brain — and makes relapse all too common

A dance with the devil. That’s how 33-year-old Elizabeth Mooney describes her struggle with drug addiction, recalling the “little voice” that repeatedly overpowered her mind after she had been in recovery, once for as long as three years. She knows the consequences of using again, yet she’s …

​16 Natural Ways To Relieve Your Anxiety

Anxiety is uncomfortable: Even if you don’t deal with full-blown panic disorder, your nerves have probably crept up on you at some point—and it’s a pain to deal with. Your palms may get sweaty, your breathing becomes shallow, and your heart starts racing.<p>If these feelings become overwhelming and …

Shallow

More than shyness: What it feels like to have social anxiety

Some people are afraid to leave their homes. Others are stuck in dead-end jobs. Too many are too afraid to participate in the simplest of social encounters. Hearts race and pulses pound from the constant fear of judgement, embarrassment and humiliation.<p>This is the reality of social anxiety …

Today some claim that Jesus is just an idea, rather than a real historical figure, but there is a good deal of written evidence for his existence 2,000 years ago<p><b>How confident can we be that Jesus Christ actually lived?</b><br>The historical evidence for Jesus of Nazareth is both long-established and …

Theology

Drinking Gin Can Actually Speed Up Your Metabolism

While we hardly need an excuse to kick off the weekend with a gin and tonic, new research published in the journal <i>Food & Nature</i> suggests your …

Alcohol

A Definitive Ranking of Fruits

27. Cranberries<p>Any fruit you have to cut with enough sugar to give a bull elephant Type II Diabetes is not a good fruit. If sales weren’t …

Simple blood test points doctors towards best drug to treat depression

Due to the lack of a biological test, determining which drug will work best in individuals suffering depression is often a game of trial and error. …

Cold Shower Benefits for Your Health

Cold showers are any showers with a water temperature below 70°F. They may have health benefits. Water therapy (also called hydrotherapy) has been …

Wellness

The Case for Christ: What's the evidence for the resurrection?

In 1998, Lee Strobel, a reporter for the Chicago Tribune and a graduate of Yale Law School, published “The Case for Christ: A Journalist’s Personal …

Theology

Who Really Needs Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Drugs

Experts agree that high blood pressure and high cholesterol increase the risk of having a heart attack. So you might think they also agree on when …

How to Get More Magnesium in Your Diet

Ask most people to name an important nutrient that's lacking in the American diet, and magnesium would probably not be in the top few answers.<p>But …

5 Cancer-Fighting Foods—Plus What to Avoid

Over half the population will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime, the newest studies tell us. While many factors contribute to …

Do White Vegetables Have Health Benefits?

“Eat a variety of brightly colored veggies” and “Avoid white foods” have been dietitians' mantras for many years. But if that advice has led you to …

New Evidence Suggests There Was Something Very Wrong With The Titanic Before The Iceberg

A tale of ice and fire.<p>More than a century on from its fateful voyage, experts are still discovering more about what happened on board the RMS <i>Titanic</i> …

Blood test for hidden heart disease

<b>A cheap blood test can predict which apparently healthy patients are at high risk of a heart attack.</b><p>Experts say it could be better than just checking blood pressure and cholesterol to assess heart risk.<p>So far, they have tested it only on men, but the British Heart Foundation-funded researchers say …

It’s not just your waistline that suffers as you put on weight. Researchers are beginning to find puzzling new links between obesity, memory loss and dementia<p>Lucy Cheke and her colleagues at the University of Cambridge recently invited a few participants into her lab for a kind of ‘treasure …

The Brain

A Brilliant DIY Solution for Chainsawing Logs in Half

Cut your own lumber straight from the log.<p>If you have access to a bunch of dry logs, you just need a way to mill them so the wood can be used for a project. John Heisz of I Build It has used an elaborate band saw mill method before, but this gravity fed chainsaw mill looks much easier to …

Woodworking

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You And Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>The short-term productivity gains from skipping sleep to work are quickly washed away by …

Giving My Kids The Gift Of Free Time

I do a lot with my children, but I am a believer in giving them as much free time as possible. I don’t fill up our schedules, I don’t play with them …

The 16 Best Summer Foods to Eat If You're Trying to Lose Weight

They're in season and delicious.<p>If you actually need to lose weight, you'd probably love a magic food that you could eat as much as you want without impacting your weight. Real talk: Anyone who claims they've discovered that is basically doling out bullshit.<p>"There is not a lot of evidence for …

Nutrition

This Is What Actually Happens to Your Body When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

Sleep deprivation messes with you from head to toe—and a third of the population is losing a lot of zzz's.<p>There's no question that sleep deprivation is an American epidemic, with a third of the country getting less shut-eye than the recommended 7 to 9 hours per night, according to recent research …

Immune System

Blast targets Turkish police vehicle near bus stop in central Istanbul

A suspected bomb blast has hit a police vehicle near a bus stop in central Istanbul. The city's governor has confirmed that 11 people were killed and …