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8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism

A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn

Wellness

How to Make Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes at Home

Each month your favorite dishes get a healthy and delectable do-over with tips from Keri Glassman, R.D.<p><b>Pumpkin Picking</b>Everyone's favorite autumn gourd is ultra high in nutrients: Each serving in this breakfast contains about 85 percent of the recommended daily intake of vitamin A, which supports …

Breakfast

It's Time to Take Control of Your Health

Senator Tammy Baldwin reminds us of the major gains we've seen in women's health lately—and why it's crucial that you take advantage of them.<p>This October, as we join together to raise awareness for breast cancer, it’s important that we take the time to celebrate the progress we have made on women’s …

Health Care

I Stopped Making Excuses and Lost More Than 100 Pounds!

Once she focused her attention on leading a healthier life, mother Jessie Keller finally saw results.<p><b>Before:</b> 230 pounds <b>After:</b> 123 pounds<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>I'm a mother of two girls—born 12 months apart—which caused me to gain lot of baby weight. I also had a busy life working while raising my daughters, …

Fitness

Why We're All So Freaked Out About Ebola

Actual incidences of Ebola in the United States may be confined to four current cases, but that hasn't kept fear around the epidemic from spreading like wildfire across the country. Among respondents of a Washington Post/ABC News poll, two-thirds said they were concerned about a widespread Ebola …

5 Scary Facts About What You're Eating

<b>1.</b> Flour and cereal products comprise 23 percent of our calories every day, nearly all of which (89 percent) are refined. That means that they've lost most of their vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, and antioxidants. Refining of grains can affect blood-sugar levels and lead to inflammation …

LOOK: Where The U.S. Ebola Patients Are Being Treated

Media hype and hysteria might suggest otherwise, but Americans have little to worry about when it comes to Ebola. Case in point, the U.S. has four current cases, compared with the nearly 9,000 total cases in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.<p>But as controversy swirls over the handling of the first …

U.S. health agency chief faulted over confusing Ebola messages | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The widening circle of people potentially exposed to Ebola in the United States is calling into question how well Dr. Thomas Frieden, the lead U.S. public health advisor, has communicated the risks of the deadly virus, according to crisis management and infectious disease …

New Smartphone Battery Goes From Dead To 70 Percent Charged In 2 Minutes, Scientists Say

A team of scientists say they've figured out a way to supercharge the lithium-ion batteries traditionally found in smartphones and tablets. And all it takes is adding a readily available substance usually found in sunscreen.<p>The new-fangled battery, developed by researchers at Nanyang Technological …

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Elephants

Tyler Shields Blows Up a Rolls Royce Silver Shadow… In the Name of Art

Tyler Shields is back at it again, destroying expensive stuff for shock value… we mean art… actually we’re not certain what we mean. In the past, he …

4 Ways Cameras Are Changing Healthcare

When discussing innovation in healthcare technology, much of the terminology is exotic-sounding and futuristic. Recent examples from this column include: functional MRIs to detect lies, active cancellation of tremor (ACT) to stabilize food utensils for Parkinson’s patients, and virtual assistant …