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Beijing to spend £76bn to improve air quality

Authorities in China's capital announce tough new measures to tackle hazardous levels of air pollution<p>In an attempt to clean up the smoggy air in the Chinese capital, Beijing's authorities have introduced a new set of measures to cut emissions and allocated 760 billion yuan (£75.8 billion) to …

China blocks foreign news sites that revealed elite's offshore holdings

• Guardian among sites blocked over reports • China Digital Times publishes details of directive<p>The blocking of foreign news sites that revealed details of offshore holdings by the relatives of senior leaders has continued in China as reports emerged of a propaganda directive ordering websites and …


Scientists develop an 'elixir' that reverses a known cause of aging


Training Tips: The Ideal Weight Training Split

It’s Monday morning: the start of a brand-new workweek as well as all sorts of possibilities both in and out of the gym. The sky’s the limit. You’ve …


Is Your Tobacco Addiction All in Your Head?

Your mind can get hooked on cigs just like your body can. Beat the brain-sapping effects with these tips<p>If a non-smoker tells you to put your butt out one more time, you’re going to extinguish your cig where the sun don’t shine.<p>Sound familiar?<p>No matter how well you understand the payoffs of kicking …

Fascial tissue and the importance of stretching to stay fit

You'll hear more about 'fascial' tissue release and stretching this year, as the experts say it's the secret to boosting your muscles, fitness and body<p>BY <b>Katy Young</b> | 21 January 2014<p>If you're one of those people who doesn't stick around after class for a good stretch, read on. Because according to …

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5 Proven Strategies to Quit Smoking Now

If you’re still puffing, follow this plan to kick ash for good<p>In 1964, Luther Terry, M.D., the 9th Surgeon General of the United States, issued a landmark report when he said this: Smoking cigarettes could lead to diseases like lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and cardiovascular …

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