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Handgrip Strength Can Determine Future Health Risks

Mark Peterson, PhD, can relate. As a professor and exercise physiologist at the University of Michigan Medical School, he works with a wide range of age groups, and knows as well as anyone which statistics really matter. “I’ve always hated BMI,” he says. “It can’t detect who’s at high risk.”<p>That’s …

Greek stock market bloodbath as exchange reopens

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece suffered its worst stock market bloodbath in decades on Monday, when it opened after a forced five-week closure, and new …

Economy

Russell Wilson's monster deal is the latest evidence that NFL contracts are a joke

When we compare the contract with those signed by other quarterbacks in recent years, Wilson's new deal compares quite favorably. The $61.5 million guaranteed against injury is the most ever, the $21.9 million average salary during the extension is second only to Aaron Rodgers, and the $31 million …

17 shocking stats that show how the 1 percent have ruined New Orleans

Ten years after Katrina, it looks like the same people in New Orleans have been left behind again<p>When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, the nation saw tens of thousands of people left behind in New Orleans. Ten years later, it looks like the same people in New Orleans have been …

More Than 40 Percent of Bee Hives Died in Past Year: Study

More than two out of five American honeybee colonies died in the past year, and surprisingly the worst die-off was in the summer, according to a federal survey.<p>Since April 2014, beekeepers lost 42.1 percent of their colonies, the second highest loss rate in nine years, according to an annual survey …

Ecology

Dear Samsung, Thanks For Bringing The World The iPhone 6 Plus

Before most of us had gotten up close and personal with Apple’s new iPhones, the website <i>BGR</i> ran a post provocatively titled: “The truth hurts, Apple fans: You can thank Samsung for your big new iPhone displays.” Samsung liked it so much, it was featured in its new Apple-mocking ad, which reminds …