Eva Wood

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Hangry? Here Are 8 Underlying Reasons Your Blood Sugar Is Out Of Whack

Shockingly, more than 100 million American adults are now living with diabetes or pre-diabetes, and countless more have less severe—but still …

Diabetes

10 Reasons You're Always Tired (and what you can do about it)

Feeling tired on a regular basis is extremely common. In fact, about one-third of healthy teens, adults and older individuals report feeling sleepy …

Wellness

Trump is creating his American caliphate, and democracy has no defence

Officials quoting a holy text to justify repressive policies is something we who grew up in the Arab world have seen before<p>If there was a dictator’s playbook, the Donald Trump administration would now be on the “Instrumentalise Religion” chapter. Last week, in what sounded like the launch of a US …

Immigration

The End of AIDS: Far from over | PBS NewsHour

People living with HIV face prejudice throughout the U.S., but especially in the South. Research shows this stigma can lead to higher-risk behavior, …

Prejudice

20 Books As Inspiring As A TEDTalk — According To The People Who Give The Talks

Want to spend your vacation working on self-improvement and -enrichment? There are 20 books TED speakers want you to read this summer, and I've got …

Books

The Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Gut

"I pooped three times today and feel great!" maybe isn't something you shout from the mountaintops, but gut health is popping up more and more often …

Nutrition

How much exercise is required to help improve thinking skills?

Exercise improve thinking skills. But there is no suggestion that exactly how much exercise is required. In order to find out the answer, scientists …

Exercise

22 books we can’t put down (AKA your search for the perfect summer read stops here)

Summer is undoubtedly a time to be active, whether for you that means surfing near a millennial-pink beach, hiking to Instagram-worthy waterfalls, or …

Books

88 books to enjoy this summer: the TED reading list

<i>Maya Sariahmed</i><p>Whether your weeks ahead contain travel, vacations or just longer and lazier days than usual, our list of recommendations from TED …

Books

Top 10 Dangerous Foods You Should Never Eat- The Last One Will Surprise You

We just buy what is popular, without considering how it may affect our health. But our diet has a direct…

Nutrition

19 Translated Books to Add to Your Reading List This Summer

A Bäckström Novel<p>Leif G.W. Persson<p>Leif Persson served as an adviser to Sweden’s Ministry of Justice and is renowned for his work in criminal profiling, so who better to write Scandi-noir novels? In <i>The Sword of Justice</i>, DS Evert Bäckström celebrates when he receives news that mafia lawyer Thomas …

Books

Judge Backs N.Y. Parents, Saying Their 30-Year-Old Son Must Move Out

The promise of adventure didn't do it. Neither did the lure of independence, or the weight of his 30 years. Instead, it took a judge to pry Michael Rotondo from his parents' home. The New York couple won an eviction order against their son after a judge argued with Rotondo for 30 minutes.<p>"I don't …

Google Maps

Going to sleep isn’t always easy, even when you’re tired. Here are ways to combat insomnia.

“Good wakefulness and good sleep go hand in hand,” according to cartoonist Ellen Forney. But what happens when you’re battling insomnia? Lack of …

Sleep

7 Books to Read if You’re a First-time Boss

<b>Email your money conundrums, from the technical to the psychological, to</b> <b>mytwocents@nymag.com</b><p><i>The first time I agreed to manage someone, I thought,</i> She …

Civil Rights

Why fast food puts you in a bad mood

It's a scientifically proven fact.<p>Sometimes you've just got to have a burger, and you've got to have it now. Enter: fast food restaurants.<p>Their popularity is undeniable; their nutritional value, not so much. But according to Rachel Kelly, author of <i>The Happiness Diet</i> which is released later this …

Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Loss

If you're trying to lose weight, you're probably searching for the best ways to cut calories from your diet. Using no-calorie sweeteners instead of …

Nutrition

The best foods for arthritis symptoms – new research

Osteoarthritis is the most common of the more than 200 forms of arthritis, affecting more than 20% of the population. Unfortunately, there are …

The Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my weeklong …

Nutrition

Restaurant noise levels are climbing. Here’s how to fight back. - Vox

“I can’t hear you.”<p>When the Line Hotel opened in Washington, DC, last December, the cocktail bars, gourmet coffee shops, and restaurants that fill its cavernous lobby drew a lot of buzz. Housed in a century-old church, the space was also reputedly beautiful.<p>My first visit in February confirmed that …

Mexico and Hungary tried junk food taxes — and they seem to be working

The case for a junk food tax in America.<p>Walk into any food-selling establishment in the US, and it becomes clear very quickly why America is one of the most obese nations on the planet.<p>From morning muffins that pack as much sugar as an icing-topped cupcake, to chocolate bars that contain more than …

Sugary drinks are linked to a risk of dying early, according to a study of more than 17,000 people

Drinking a lot of sugary coffee, tea, soda, or juice could be increasing your risk of an early death.<p>That's the finding of a groundbreaking study of over 17,000 Americans above the age of 45. The researchers behind the yet-to-be-published study found that over the course of six years, people who …

The road to Alzheimer’s disease is lined with processed foods

Dementia haunts the United States. There’s no one without a personal story about how dementia has touched someone they care for. But beyond personal stories, the broader narrative is staggering: By 2050, we are on track to have almost 15 million Alzheimer’s patients in the US alone. That’s roughly …

Bad nutrition advice dietitians want you to forget

How many times have you read that you need to eat clean, start juicing or only eat foods that have a specific number of ingredients? The advice may be compelling, and even sound science-y, but in the age of Google and information overload, you have to be careful about who you’re turning to for …

Nutrition

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most | Inc.com

Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house isn't clean enough. My life would be better if I had more money.</i><p>Rehashing the same …

Self-help

Why Reading Books Should be Your Priority, According to Science

You're not doing yourself any favors if you're in the 26 percent of American adults who haven't read even part of a book within the past year.<p>More than a quarter--26 percent--of American adults admit to not having read even part of a book within the past year. That's according to statistics coming …

Books

35 Must-Read Books By Women From The Past 5 Years

A reading list for Women's History Month and beyond.<p>With so many different options and so few hours in the day, it can be overwhelming to choose what to read next ― and tough to know where to start if you want to make reading a habit.<p>As March is the designated month to celebrate the work of women …

A brief history of Stephen Hawking's best books

Remembering Stephen Hawking

Physics

The deadliest books the world has ever known

Imagine a vast library, its interminable stacks groaning with unread books. Its dusty aisles are haunted by long departed authors who once wielded unimaginable power, now doomed to wander among their forgotten words.<p>This is not a tale told by Jorge Luis Borges. Far from it, as we learn when Daniel …

21 Classic Books That You Can Read For Free Online

The classics. They're the bane of many a high schooler's existence. And yet, we all have one or two (or 20) classic books that we've been meaning to …

Google Wanted to Know What What Makes a Manager Great, so It Conducted a Study. Here Are the Results

Good leaders avoid micromanaging.<p>20 years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. What's a google?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's …