Michael McNamara

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3 huge new studies of more than half a million people are casting major doubts on the keto diet

Scientists and dietitians are starting to agree on a recipe for a long, healthy life. It's not sexy, and it doesn't involve fancy pills or pricey diet potions.<p>Fill your plate with plants. Include vegetables, whole grains, healthy fats, and legumes. Don't include a lot of meat, milk, or highly …

Diets

Apple Watch 4 review: the best gets better

The screen steals the show<p>The greatest Apple product comeback story of the past few years has, without a doubt, been the Apple Watch. Launched with great fanfare four years ago, the initial version tried to do way too much with way too little, and it had confusing software to boot. Worst of all, it …

Apple Watch

Are Probiotics Useless? Here’s a Microbiome Researcher’s Perspective

A pair of groundbreaking studies have just been published that have led many to call into question the safety and utility of probiotic supplements. …

Microbiome

Study: Not Enough Exercise Leads to Sickness

From VOA Learning English, this is the Health & Lifestyle report. About 1.4 billion people around the world do not get enough physical exercise. That …

World Health Organization

Here’s how to use Apple’s augmented reality Measure app in iOS 12

Tape measures are one of those things that you never seem to be able to find when you need them. Fortunately, it’s likely that you have your phone …

How-To's

10 awesome hidden features you need to try in iOS 12

Apple on Monday finally released iOS 12 to the public after three months of beta testing with developers and eager early adopters who signed up for …

iOS

9 Healthy Nuts That Are Low in Carbs

Nuts are known for being high in healthy fats and plant-based protein while being low in carbs.<p>Therefore, most nuts can fit into a low-carb eating …

Carbohydrates

iOS 12: 7 apps you should try right away

With iOS 12 out now, developers can release app updates that incorporate iOS 12's new features among other improvements. So far, the rate of app updates has been at a trickle, but that will surely pick up in the coming days and weeks.<p>In the meantime, we found seven apps that have been updated for …

iOS

7 Causes of Ovarian Cancer Doctors Want You to Know About

Knowing your risk factors could help you spot symptoms you may otherwise have ignored.<p>1 Having an inherited genetic mutation
<p>There are several genetic mutations that you can inherit from your parents at birth that increase your risk of ovarian cancer, such as BRCA1, BRCA2, and Lynch syndrome. For …

Mutations

Research reveals four distinct personality clusters

Have you taken a personality test online or at your workplace? Unfortunately, researchers often question their accuracy; but one new study may have …

Personality

Study on 1.5 Million People Reveals the 4 Major Human Personality Types

According to this research, "average" is probably best.<p>The Greek physician Hippocrates argued that four bodily “humors” shaped human behavior, which, …

Northwestern University

The Real Withings Returns With a Smarter and Sportier Smartwatch

Withings’ history reads like a rollecoaster tour of early wearable development, because after the company launched its first product—a connected body …

Batteries

See Nomad’s new cases for iPhone XR, iPhone XS, & iPhone XS Max

What’s good for Apple Watch Series 4 is good for the new iPhones XS, XS Max and XR. We’re talking about Nomad’s much-loved leather, Apple-inspired accessories including Apple Watch straps and rugged iPhone cases.<p>From folios to wallet to protective cases built from the best materials and finest …

Apple Watch

The single most proven thing you can do right now to get smarter and happier

Many of the fixes for our problems aren’t complex — something that’s clear in the things I recommend people do every day.<p>What’s a scientifically …

Duke University

Just $100 buys you this super tough — and very cool — G Shock fitness watch

Casio continues to embrace Bluetooth connectivity in its G Shock range, and the latest addition is the GBD-800, an affordable watch with fitness …

Fitness Technology

Why not get the vaccine?

The shingles vaccine approved last fall is highly effective, but older adults seem reluctant to get it.<p>For older adults, the risk of developing …

Chickenpox

Five security settings in iOS 12 you should change right now

iOS 12, Apple’s latest mobile software for iPhone and iPad, is finally out. The new software packs in a bunch of new security and privacy features you’ve probably already heard about.<p>Here’s what you need to do to take advantage of the new settings and lock down your device.<p>1. Turn on USB Restricted …

iOS

The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Back Workout for Busy Guys

Most of us spend our days hunched over computers, phones, and steering wheels. You feel the toll. It shuts down your glutes, rounds your shoulders, …

Workouts

9 Brussels Sprouts Recipes That Pair Perfectly with Fall and Winter Mains

Brussels sprouts make the perfect partner for all manner of roasted meats and stews. Maybe that's why our recipe box is full of delicious Brussels …

Blue Cheese

Drug Discovery Platform Verseon Launches Blockchain-Based Securities Exchange

U.S. pharmaceutical company Verseon has become the latest medical organization to experiment in blockchain technology, it confirmed in a press …

Blockchain

Apple iPhone XS and XS Max review: solid updates to a winning formula

Solid updates to a winning formula<p>Last year, Apple did something out of character: it introduced the usual update to the iPhone, the iPhone 8, while simultaneously introducing the iPhone X with a flurry of hype. The iPhone X was a total rethinking of the iPhone, with a new gesture system, Face ID …

Batteries

Can You Drink Alcohol on a Low-Carb Diet?

Low-carb diets have recently become increasingly popular as an effective way to lose weight and improve health.<p>They typically involve cutting out …

Low-carb Diet

Probiotics’ benefits are being called into question—here’s what you need to know before you pop your next bottle

Everybody knows that probiotics are a non-negotiable part of any healthy gal’s routine, right? If you’re nodding in agreement, prepare to have your …

Microbiome

Gut Bacteria Enzyme Can Change Blood Type A Into Much-Needed Type O

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b>While all human blood is red when exposed to air, not all human blood is identical in nature. Every individual has a specific blood …

Spigen’s popular case line arrives for iPhone XS, XS Max, & XR

Pre-orders for Apple’s new lineup have gone up, and all three of Apple’s new devices- iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR– are getting attention for different reasons. The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max bring improvements over last year’s flagship with new features and upgraded hardware including a blazing fast …

Apple

9 reasons you should buy an iPhone XR instead of an iPhone XS

Apple announced three new iPhones this week: the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR.<p>The iPhone XS starts at $999, the iPhone XS Max starts at $1,099, and the iPhone XR starts at $749.<p><b>Here are 9 reasons you should buy an iPhone XR instead of the iPhone XS:</b>

Batteries

Tim Draper Predicts Total Crypto Market Cap of $80 Trillion in Next 15 Years

Venture capital investor Tim Draper has predicted that total cryptocurrency market capitalization will hit $80 trillion in the next 15 years, news …

Market Capitalization

Which Exercise Burns the Most Calories? Here's What Science Says

Your time is precious — and limited. So when it comes to working out, it’s not uncommon to wonder: what exercise burns the most calories?<p>Exercise …

iPhone XS Vs iPhone XS Max: What's The Difference?

New iPhones are here, and it’s not just Apple's names which will surprise you. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are both replaced by the ‘iPhone XR’ (guide coming soon), while the iPhone X has been cancelled completely. It is succeeded by two flagship models: the ‘iPhone XS’ and ‘iPhone XS Max’. The …

IPhone 8

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