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11 Facts About Humans That Will Put Your Life In Perspective

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Boston Marathon bombing: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev charged

<b>The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction, the US Department of Justice says.</b><p>Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was charged in hospital, could face the death penalty.<p>A White House spokesman has said Mr Tsarnaev will not be treated as an …

Justice

Pain Management: How to Choose a Painkiller

<b>Safe limit</b> Follow the dosing instructions.<p><b>Good to know</b> Wash NSAIDs down with coffee or tea. Studies show caffeine boosts the drug's effectiveness.<p><b>If you need more relief</b> If you have two or more headaches a week that interfere with your life, they may be migraines that require a prescription med.<p><b>For</b> …

The Best Foods For a Healthy Heart

These are the ingredients your ticker hearts the most<p>Do your heart a favor and reach for the olive oil: People who eat a Mediterranean diet high in extra virgin olive oil and nuts are 30 percent less likely to suffer from heart disease, according to <i>The New England Journal of Medicine</i>.Researchers …

Nutrition

Nicotine Use Information

When asked about the advantages of quitting tobacco, most smokers will talk about the health benefits and perhaps money saved.<p>There is no doubt that …

Our 15 Favorite Reasons to Smile

Last month we asked the Greatist community what was making them smile, and we couldn't have been more heart-warmed by the mix of puppies, pancakes, …

5 Healthy Quinoa Recipes from Around the Web

Go against the grain with quinoa, the tiny seed that packs a big nutritional punch. Beloved by vegans, vegetarians, and bodybuilders alike, quinoa is …

Healthy Eating

10 Essential Ingredients Every Man Needs in His Kitchen

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil<p>"Extra-virgin olive oil is great in salad dressings and marinades, to cook with, and drizzled on top of anything from fish to …

How Your Body Heals After You Stop Smoking

What happens inside our bodies after we stub out the last cigarette? Within the first 20 minutes of quitting smoking, the healing process begins, and …

Your Past Need Not Become Your Future

No matter how hard we want to, there's one thing we can never do, and that's change the past. We can weep, beat our fists against the wall, eat bags of cookies to assuage our guilt, but it won't make the slightest bit of difference and won't make us feel any better. The past is gone, over, no more, …

Mindfulness

Healthy Eating Excuses: 10 Tips To Change The Way You Eat

<i>By SHAPE Editors</i><p>Try these simple tricks to curb cravings, save time and make a permanent healthy change.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Ditch These Diet Excuses

A New Benefit of Eating Fruits and Vegetables

The result: the more fruits and veggies people ate, the happier they reported feeling (the effects topped out at seven servings). And okay, seven servings a day may sound like a lot, but incorporating more good-for-you foods into your diet is easier than you think, says Keri Glassman, R.D., author …

Heart Healthy Diet

When you're the chef, the power to eat healthy is in your hands.<p>"The more that people eat at home and prepare their own meals, the better they do at losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight," which decreases your risk of heart attack and stroke, says Judith Wylie-Rosett, Ed.D., R.D., a …

Holistic Medicine

Memorize the 5 D's to Beat Smoking Urges

Nicotine withdrawal is an intense phase of smoking cessation. It can include everything from physical symptoms that mimic illness to feelings of …

53 Healthy One-Pot Meals So You Spend Less Time Cleaning, More Time Eating

There are fast meals, and then there are one-dish meals. Most people love eating, quite a few enjoy cooking, but almost nobody gets their kicks from …

15 Easy Ways to Beat Anxiety Now

I’m halfway out the door in the morning with a heavy bag in one hand and a mug of coffee in the other. Then I wonder: <i>Where did I put my keys?</i> And so …

Self-improvement

Fish Oil Could Boost Immune System, Study Suggests

Omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil may have benefits beyond potentially boosting heart health -- they could also benefit the immune system, according to a new study in mice.<p>Researchers from Michigan State University and East Carolina University found that feeding fish oil high in the omega-3 fatty …