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Top 10 Books That Will Change Your Life in 2016

Photograph courtesy Getty Images<p>These titles will make you reflect, say yes and choose joy in the year ahead.<p>Our preview of 10 carefully selected …

17 Processed Foods Nutritionists Approve Of

Despite processed food’s bad reputation—which, for the most part, is deserved—there are actually several items you can indulge in guilt-free. …

Pre-Workout Foods

The Best<p>We've covered what you should eat after working out. But what about beforehand? You need to fuel up properly, because exercising on an empty …

Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryThe Trap of “Abortion Reversal” Ruth Graham A newly touted procedure might let women halt the effects of the abortion pill. It’s sparking …

Our Best Detox Cleanse Diet for One-Day Results

It started with a bite-sized cookie. A sip of beer. A handful of chips. You promised yourself today would be different. And you were doing so well! …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Why Your Grandparents Didn't Have Food Allergies...but You Do

Did your grandparents have food allergies? Mine sure didn't. A stark comparison to the growing epidemic offood allergies, worsening with every …

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CherryFest_2014_SharableImage_2.jpg<p>Cherry season is here, and I want to make all the cherry recipes — from Cocktail Cherries to Tiny Cherry Pies! …

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Canteloupe.JPG<p>Cantaloupe, honeydew, watermelon, oh my! Don’t let these peak-season fruits pass you by. Here are five tips for making the most of …

10 Clever Lifehacks You'll Wish You Thought Of

Never do battle with a jar again<p>No matter what you're doing, there is usually a better way to do it. And to that end, here are 10 lifehacking GIFs that will show you clever, better ways of accomplishing tricky things around your house. That plus a few that are just silly fun.<p>You can find all these …

Lifehacks

6 Steps to Injury-Free Running

Sports doc Jordan Metzl’s get-stronger, run-better plan.<p><i>This is adapted from</i> Running Strong: The Sports Doctor's Complete Guide to Injury-Free Running for Life<i>, by Jordan Metzl, M.D.</i><p>Why do you run? Because it feels good. Because it relieves stress. Because it fills you with energy. Because it makes …

In autism, the brain's response to speech speaks volumes

When language delays or social detachment mark a baby for a diagnosis of autism, dark clouds cast that child's future in shadow. But researchers have discovered a test that can reliably forecast, some time between a baby's first and second birthday, whether those dark clouds will linger or …

A Guide to What Kind of Eggs You Should Buy

Whether you like your eggs sunny side up or hard-boiled, deciphering the claims on the carton has never been such a scramble. You’ve already seen …

Autism increase mystery solved? No, it's not vaccines, GMOs, glyphosate—or organic foods

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

Exposing the charter school lie: Michelle Rhee, Louis C.K. and the year phony education reform revealed its true colors

Charter schools promised new education innovations. Instead, they produced scam after new scam<p>Since it’s the time of the year when newspapers, websites and television talk shows scan their archives to pick the person, place or thing that sums up the year in entertainment, business, sports or every …

The Only 12 Exercises You Need To Get In Shape

Learn these moves and you'll never need to pay for a gym membership again.

16 Ways To Use Coconut Oil

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, the game-changing ways to add coconut oil into your beauty routine.<p><b>1) An alternative to shaving cream.</b> Get a smooth shave and prevent razor burn by mixing coconut oil, shea butter, and jojoba oil together. Try this recipe.<p><b>2) Facial scrub:</b> Slough off dead skin …

Skin Care

101 Greatest Running Tips

Fitspiration for your feet, courtesy of our friends at Runner’s World

Marathons

How Standing Desks Can Help Students Focus in the Classroom

Benden said they found that children in the study who were overweight or obese burned more calories at the standing desks than their normal-weight …

To Run Your Best, You Have to Eat Right

Sidestep common race-day mistakes and be ready to go hard.<p>Whether you're running a 5-K or a marathon, the food you eat and the fluids you drink on race day can make or break your performance. Runners know this, of course. But maybe because of the hectic mornings, the rush of endorphins, or the …

Common Core math is not fuzzy: Column

Real fluency is an improvement on traditional math's plug-and-chug, mechanical approach.<p>Common Core math is getting the works from critics: It's too demanding for most kids; holds back the speedy kids; not the same as what parents already know; makes kids cry. It even promotes "fuzzy math."<p>As a …

Parent-reported cases of disability in children rise

More parents — especially upper-income ones — are reporting that their children have a physical, developmental or mental health disability, a study finds.<p>The number of non-institutionalized children age 17 and younger with disabilities rose 16% between 2001 and 2011, with nearly 6 million children …

Seven Important Lessons from World Religions Everyone Should Know

It doesn't matter if you're an atheist, devout follower of your faith, an agnostic, or anywhere in between—there's wisdom to be learned from the …

Recent Experiments Give A Glimmer Of Hope For A Treatment For Autism

These are important and widespread substances: ATP, a molecule that shuttles energy around cells, is a purine; so are half the "genetic letters" in DNA. Cells under viral attack tend to shed them.<p>Too many of them in the blood can thus be a signal of viral infection. In that case activating the CDR …

11 Ways Maya Angelou Taught Us To Be Better Women

"I'm a woman, phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, that's me."<p>Maya Angelou, the beloved author, poet and activist who passed away on Wednesday May 28, was even more "phenomenal" than the words of one of her most famous poems can express.<p>During her 86 years, she wrote seven autobiographies, was active in …

Sculpt and Tone Your Upper Body With Just ONE Move

No bulky gym equipment required.<p>There's a reason that pushups are considered the go-to upper body move everywhere from yoga studios to the military. Actually, there are several: It's the perfect action for working the chest, triceps, shoulders, and core all at once, and it can be done anywhere, …

Workouts

6 Injury-Reducing Exercises For Runners

<i>Learn how to attain optimal hip flexor flexibility, improve core strength and stability, as well as gluteal strength and stability.</i><p>One of the key …