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The Anti-Anxiety Diet: 7 Foods a Harvard Doctor Wants You to Eat

For most of us, the anxiety-diet connection begins and ends with having too much coffee before work and experiencing those uncomfortable, anxious …

Mental Health

Top 9 Foods That Could Lower Your Risk of Cancer

While there are many theories which talk about the possible causes of cancer, foods that help fight cancer is a separate list to look at. In today’s …

Cancer

Hothouse Earth: our planet has been here before – here's what it looked like

Even if carbon emissions are reduced to hold temperature rises at the 2°C guardrail of the Paris Agreement, changes already afoot in the environment …

Climate Change

What Over-the-Counter Drugs Lower Cholesterol?

Prescription drugs are not your only option for treatment of high cholesterol. A number of over-the-counter drugs and supplements have been shown to …

How Jeff Bezos Hires Great People

Amazon’s hiring practices recently had a spotlight moment after a partner at the startup incubator, Y Combinator, tweeted about it. Its guiding principles for hiring are pulled from Amazon’s 1998 shareholder letter, in which Bezos argues that “setting the bar high in our approach to hiring has …

Employment

Scientists Just Successfully Reversed Ageing in Lab Grown Human Cells

Whoa.<p>The ability to reverse ageing is something many people would hope to see in their lifetime. This is still a long way from reality, but in our …

Medicine

A New Study Says These Are the Best Vegetables for Preventing Cancer

“Eat your greens.” We’ve known this adage all too well, from the time we were rebellious vegetable-hating kids to our current state as more …

Nutrition

MIT research points to autoimmune disease as the cause of glaucoma

An exciting breakthrough from a team of researchers MIT and Massachusetts Eye and Ear has revealed a new hypothesis behind the cause of glaucoma, a …

Medical Research

'Extremely rare,' deadly infection shows up twice, raising questions

Two recent cases of a rare infection are raising awareness — and anxiety — about the risks of interacting with dogs and cats.<p>Sharon Larson of South Milwaukee died on June 23 at age 58, after her dog nipped her hand. Starting that same month, Greg Manteufel, 48, of nearby West Bend, Wisconsin, lost …

Public Health

Are the health benefits of turmeric too good to be true?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Alzheimer's disease. Diabetes. Arthritis. Unwanted hair growth. Baldness. Infertility. Erectile dysfunction. Hangovers. Glaucoma. Cancer.<p>If you have an ailment, there's a good chance that someone, somewhere, is studying whether turmeric can treat it. There are more than 15,000 manuscripts …

Food

Why Do Some People Get Bitten By Mosquitoes More Than Others? Science Has A Surprising Answer

It's always nice to be well-liked — with a few exceptions. Most people are more than happy to be unpopular with serial killers, rodents, and bugs. …

Mosquitoes

Koch Network Pushes Back on Trump's Washington

Billionaire industrialist Charles Koch and the network of advocacy groups that enjoy his backing are doing little to mask their disgust with …

Middle-class

5 tricks for making a perfect smoothie, every single time

Whether you have your smoothie recipe down to a science, or can’t quite get the right proportions to make it more superfood and less sludge, there’s …

The 10 Best and Worst Oils For Your Health

Home cooks have plenty of options when it comes to choosing which type of oil to sauté, bake and drizzle with. Some, like olive oil, are well known, …

Nutrition

Xanax could be driving America's next drug epidemic

America is on track for an epidemic of addiction and overdoses from anti-anxiety medication, a top clinician warns.<p>With the nation's attention on …

Medicine

Deadly Cashew Nut Oil Is Poised to Take On Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

They're so toxic they can rip your skin apart on contact. But that virulence is what makes them perfect candidates for a new wave of …

Microbiology

Huge Penis Size Study Shut Down Because of a Deluge of Obscene Photos

And you thought Tinder was bad.<p>The unrelenting popularity of the Big Dick Energy meme cannot have been good for anyone who believes they are less …

The "Big Bang" of Alzheimer’s: Breakthrough study uncovers genesis of the disease

Impressive new research led by scientists at UT Southwestern, has discovered the earliest point in a neurodegenerative process that is thought to …

This common cooking oil causes more obesity and diabetes than sugar

<b>Scientists behind the research called the conclusions a "major surprise."</b><p>In the competition for unhealthiest food, both sugar and fat have wrestled …

16 Things You Can Catch From Your Pet

We all love our furry friends, but they can put you at risk for certain contagious diseases.<p>Dogs, cats, parrots, hamsters, and, for some people, even …

Scientists genetically reengineered the polio virus to treat brain cancer, and it’s working

Scientists are trying anything and everything in the fight against cancer, and an unusual new potential treatment option has come from a very …

First cannabis-based drug approved in the US to treat epilepsy

It tastes of strawberry, but Epidiolex is the first drug approved in the US containing an ingredient from marijuana.<p>The US Food and Drug …

'Unique' cannabis compound reverses brain aging in mice

Old mice suddenly had "young" brains after receiving low doses of a THC compound found in marijuana. The discovery has huge potential for people with …

Scientists say humans are alone in the universe

Humans are alone in the universe and will never meet other intelligent life forms, according to a cosmically depressing new study.<p>Scientists at …

AT&T managers encouraged unethical DirecTV Now sales pitches

There's no question that AT&T really, really likes it when customers sign up for DirecTV Now. It regularly touts the subscriber numbers, and it has lately offset troubles with the telecom's conventional TV business. However, its sales staff may have been pushed into selling the service more …

DirecTV Now

He's dying of cancer. Now, he's the first patient to go to trial to argue Roundup made him sick

<b>(CNN) —</b> On bad days, Dewayne Johnson is too crippled to speak. Lesions often cover as much as 80% of his body.<p>Doctors have said they didn't expect him to live to see this day. But Monday marks a milestone: Johnson, 46, is the first of hundreds of cancer patients to see his case against agrochemical …

Glyphosate

Hotel Pools Are Cesspools of Diarrhea and Bacteria, Says CDC

The CDC has traced thousands of illnesses back to contaminated public pools, hot tubs, spas and waterparks.<p>Summer pool parties are great — except when the water is filled with poop, that is.<p>Thousands of people have gotten sick from water contaminated with bacteria or parasites from other people's …

How Long Is Too Long to Have a Cough?

Ask yourself these five questions to help determine when a lingering cough may actually be something to worry about.<p>A little coughing can be a good …

Unnecessary and accidental use of ADHD drugs increases over 60%, study suggests

<b>(CNN) —</b> Exposure to common medications used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has increased by more than 60% in US children and adolescents, according to a new study.<p>The study, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, looked at all calls to US poison control centers for …

Medicine

25 Healthy Foods to Eat at Night

Does this sound familiar? It's 9 p.m., dinner is a distant memory, and your stomach starts to grumble. You begrudgingly make your way to bed and go to sleep hungry because you've heard over and over that eating after dinner is a no-no.<p>Contrary to this outdated advice, certain foods can actually …

Healthy Eating