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I'm a financial planner, and this is the best advice I can give to people who are new to investing

One of the questions I'm most frequently asked has to do with what's needed to begin investing. Some folks want to know how much money they need to begin. Others have a strong desire to buy a few stocks they heard about. And then there are people who have spent a long time thinking about getting …

Retirement

Here is how to delete Facebook

Some of us have been on Facebook for more than a decade, but all good things come to an end. Over the past 18 months, Facebook has been in a downward spiral. The social network is in the eye of a controversy storm, with fake news, Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and misuse of …

Social Media

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

What You Eat for Breakfast May Help Combat Arthritis Pain

We have all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day — and this may be especially true for arthritis patients.<p>New research out of …

Billionaire kingmakers swarm Florida governor's race after Trump endorsement

Not long after an admiring presidential tweet, Congressman Ron DeSantis won the backing of some of the most influential players in GOP politics.<p>After Donald Trump appeared to endorse Ron DeSantis’ campaign for Florida governor last week, a handful of the biggest and most influential billionaires in …

A Hospital Giant Discovers That Collecting Debt Pays Better Than Curing Ills

Angelia Fowler was surprised to learn that the debt-collection agency she says is ruining her life is owned by the hospital company that saved …

Health Care

14 ways one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug we have

Get moving.<p>Exercises that get your heart pumping and sweat flowing — known as aerobic exercise, or "cardio"— have significant and beneficial effects on the brain and body, according to a wealth of recent research, including two new studies published this month.<p>"Aerobic exercise is key for your …

The Brain

Coffee and Wine. Same or different?

Breaking down the similarities between two of our favorite drinkables<p>As access to both good coffee and wine has increased throughout the world, …

Coffee

What Causes Bipolar Disorder? Scientists Think They’ve Found 7 Potential Sources Of The Illness

Mental health issues are complex, and severe illnesses like bipolar disorder have long been been critically misunderstood. Though bipolar disorder …

Winter Olympics

How Can I Safely Come Off Statins?

What are statins?<p>Statins are prescription medications that can lower your cholesterol levels. Popular statins include atorvastatin (Lipitor), …

Medical Research

8 tips for getting the most out of your checking account

While some checking account information might seem obvious—after all, the majority of Americans own checking accounts—you may not be taking advantage …

Ciao, Chrome: Firefox Quantum Is The Browser Built for 2017

It's been years since I gave a second thought to my web browser. Safari's fine, Microsoft Edge is whatever, I think Opera still exists? None have …

Strength Training Can Add Years to Your Life

A study found that adding weights to your workout routine lowers your risk of an early death by 23 percent<p>You know working out is good for your health. Fitting a long run into your daily routine not only improves your mood and boosts your energy, but lowers your risk of things like heart disease or …

Exercise

7 Core Stability Moves to Improve Back Pain

These exercises help prevent and relieve back pain–and tone up your tummy.<p>Strengthening your core can improve your posture and balance and take your …

Workouts

Lower drug prices? Trump has one idea, but insurance giant Anthem has another

The sky-high cost of prescription meds was back in the spotlight this week. First,<p>President Trumpsaid drug prices “are out of control” and drug companies are “getting away with murder.”<p>Then came news that the country's second-largest health insurer, Anthem, will partner with CVS to launch its own …

A guide to Hollywood's greatest conspiracy movies

Last weekend saw the release of <i>Mark Felt</i>, a new procedural thriller starring Liam Neeson as Deep Throat, the famous source who helped Bob Woodward …

Raids in New Jersey town target ultra-Orthodox Jews accused of welfare fraud. 'What is going on here?'

It was a spectacle nobody in this sleepy New Jersey town would forget.<p>Early one Monday morning, police and<p>FBIagents in bulletproof vests bounded up the steps of suburban townhouses and split levels, threatening to break down the doors, hauling out in handcuffs husbands and wives in the distinctive …

How Do 4 Alternative Treatments for Bipolar Disorder Stack Up?

Bipolar disorder can be incredibly difficult to treat. There are literally hundreds of different combinations of medications available to quell …

Ankle-brachial index

Overview<p>Ankle-brachial index<p>The ankle-brachial index test is a quick, noninvasive way to check your risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD). …

Imaging

Doctors are burning out because electronic medical records are broken

Are electronic medical records largely to blame for the growing crisis of physician burnout?<p>One of the most enjoyable parts of my job is meeting new medical students every year. I invariably find myself not only impressed by their talent and intelligence, but also struck by their optimism and …

British model kidnapped in Milan 'to be sold in online auction'

<b>A British model was drugged and kidnapped in Milan to be sold in an online auction, say Italian police.</b><p>The woman, 20, had arrived in the city to take part in a photo shoot arranged through her agent, but was abducted and held captive for six days.<p>Polish national Lukasz Herba, 30, who lives in the …

Crime

Mars Rover Can Celebrate 'Birthday' By Singing Alone On The Desolate Planet

If you’ve ever spent a birthday alone quietly singing to yourself, congratulations, you have more in common with the Mars rover than you may have thought!<p>Saturday marks five years since NASA’s Curiosity rover landed on Mars to begin its mission of conducting research into the Red Planet. And while …

Governor declares state of emergency for NYC transit system

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that he has declared a state of emergency over New York City's troubled public transit system and has asked its new leader to complete a series of urgent reviews of the agency's management and aging infrastructure.<p>The Democratic governor said the …

New York City

10 Tips to Strengthen Your Knees and Keep Them Healthy

The knees provide support, stability, and flexibility to the legs so that we can stand, walk, turn around, jump, and crouch. Therefore, it is very …

Wellness

The Eight Power Centers Of The Trump Administration

From the Bannon Wing to the Bureaucrats<p>Whenever a new administration starts, top aides to the president battle for authority and power, and the …

Donald Trump

A biotech exec just got real about one of the largest middlemen in the drug industry

Pharmacy benefit managers are hired to help insurance plans determine what drugs they'll cover (ideally, favoring the most effective medicine) and what they'll pay for it. They also take a cut, though, of the rebates that drugmakers will pay back to the insurer or whoever is paying for the medicine.<p>…

Pharma

BeeHex robot can 3D-print (and cook) a pizza in just 6 minutes

Forget about autonomous cars for a second and imagine a world where delicious pizza goes from concept to noms in all of six minutes. It’s as American an idea as the bald eagle: food at your fingertips with minimal effort. And it’s now real.<p>BeeHex, a Silicon Valley startup has invented a bot that …

Trump resistance is like the tea party—but with truth on its side

The contrast with the tea parties of 2009 could not be more stark. On health care, taxes, federal spending, President Obama’s American citizenship, …

New York Times

Our Most Requested Feature Is Finally Here…With a Twist

It’s true that the signature feature of the new Flipboard is Smart Magazines—automatically updating ‘playlists’ of articles, photos, videos and audio around a topic. But what if you want a magazine made up of specific sources you select rather than topics?<p>Ever since Google Reader shutdown, people …