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Can You Lose Weight by Standing Up? Doctors Weigh In

Are standing desks really doing us any good?<p>That question has divided workplaces since sitting started going out of fashion about five years ago. Our …

Android Nougat Starts Rolling Out To Nexus Devices

Google has announced that they are starting to roll out their Android 7.0 Nougat software update to their Nexus devices.<p>The update is being released …

The Employer-Led Health Care Revolution

In the years leading up to 2009, Intel tried a number of popular approaches to tame its soaring health care costs. To encourage employees and their families to be more involved in the purchase of their care and aware of its actual cost, the company implemented “consumer-driven health care” …

Health Care

Talking to College Guys About Cancer Prevention and Men's Health Issues

I recently spoke to One Army, a young men's college organization at Texas A&M University, about what's wrongly considered strictly an "old man's disease" and how I use leadership to make a difference through a nonprofit I founded after being diagnosed with prostate cancer at age 35.<p>Anyone can make …

Toward a Diet That Prevents Cancer

New research says eating in accordance with the "Dietary Guidelines for Americans" correlates with lower risks of pancreatic cancer.<p>Only around one in five people who are diagnosed with pancreatic adenocarcinoma are offered the surgery to try and treat it. Usually by the time we find it, the …

Prostate cancer 'may be a sexually transmitted disease'

<b>Prostate cancer may be a sexually transmitted disease caused by a common yet often silent infection passed on during intercourse, scientists say - but experts say proof is still lacking.</b><p>Although several cancers are caused by infections, Cancer Research UK says it is too early to add prostate cancer …

Vasectomy may increase risk of aggressive prostate cancer

Vasectomy is associated with a small increased risk of prostate cancer, and a stronger risk for advanced or lethal prostate cancer, according to a …

Tomatoes 'important in prostate cancer prevention'

<b>Eating tomatoes may lower the risk of prostate cancer, research suggests.</b><p>Men who consume more than 10 portions of tomatoes each week reduce their risk by about 20%, according to a UK study.<p>Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide, with 35,000 new cases and around 10,000 …

Holistic Medicine

Subaru provides first glimpse at upcoming Forester STI

Have you been patiently awaiting an STI version of the Subaru Forester? Your wait may be over soon, good friend, as teaser images of just such a vehicle have surfaced online.<p>Set to debut on November 25, the 2015 Subaru Forester STI will reportedly feature more aggressive aero and cooling, upgraded …

The Hard Truth of Entrepreneurship: You Will Suffer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.<p>This is a famous quote that has often been incorrectly attributed to Buddha. Not only is the citation incorrect, the advice is too. It’s an absolute lie, suffering isn’t optional. The truth is …

4 Unavoidable Steps To Building An Entrepreneurial Organization

Do more than hire historically innovative people and hope that they’ll bring their entrepreneurial chops to your company.<p>Entrepreneurship is a driving force of progress.<p>At the individual level, it translates original ideas into practical innovations and unleashes the creative power of human …

Adventures in returning to the envelope system

<b>This post is from staff writer Kristin Wong.</b><p>I first read about the envelope system back in college. I used it regularly, but after graduating and …

Weird ways our brains control our money habits

<b>This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong.</b><p>I’ll admit it. I’m a sucker for money psychology studies. And it’s not just because I write about money. …

Smoking and mental health, what's the connection?

People with mental health problems are more likely to smoke, and smoke more heavily, than the general population, and they’re often overlooked when it comes to offering help to quit.<p>The economic cost of smoking in people with mental health problems was £2.34bn in 2009/10 in the UK, according to a …

What Are Probiotics, Really?

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer<p>Published: 06/13/2014 11:16 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>The term "probiotic" is misused so often that a group of experts has taken a fresh look at what probiotics really are, and examined what scientists have learned about them in recent years.<p>Probiotics are generally …

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2015 Audi A3 Quattro vs. 2014 BMW 228i, 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 4MATIC | Comparison Test

Seems like only yesterday that we were giving last rites to the compact-sports-sedan segment as its standard-bearers ballooned in dimensions, features, and price.<p>Does a BMW 3-series need to be the size of the old 5? Well, yes, now that the 5 is the new 7 and the 7 is the new battleship <i>Bismarck</i>. If …

Marijuana may affect fertility in young men

"If you’re a cannabis user and you’re trying for a baby ... stop."<p>This advice comes from Dr. Allan Pacey, senior lecturer in andrology at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom and lead author of a new study that suggests using marijuana could increase a man's risk of fertility …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

The 'Miracle' Berry That Could Replace Sugar

Miracle fruit contains a protein called miraculin that tastes sweet enough to replicate the effect of sugar. Why isn't it widely used as a healthy sweetener?<p>Of all our senses, taste is the one that people associate most strongly with expectations of pleasure. But indulgence comes at a cost. Almost …

28 Healthy Heart Tips

There are many steps you can take to help protect your health and blood vessels. Avoiding tobacco is one of the best.<p>In fact, smoking is one of the …

Sugary Drinks May Slow Down Sperm

Men might want to think twice before grabbing another soda out of the fridge.<p>Scientists have already shown sugary drinks can add unwanted inches to …

Can Men Get Breast Cancer?

The term covers a variety of malignant neoplasms and tumors, but simply put, "cancer" describes a group of rapidly growing, abnormal cells. This …

Can Men Lactate?

Unlike female nipples, male nipples appear to be purely decorative. But can they also be functional and secrete milk — that is, can men lactate?<p>Short …

Dental Care

Watermelon: Health Benefits, Risks & Nutrition Facts

Watermelons are mostly water — about 92 percent — but this refreshing fruit is soaked with nutrients. Each juicy bite has significant levels of …

Nutrition

Beyond Vegetables and Exercise: 5 Surprising Ways to Be Heart Healthy

1 of 7<p>Intro<p>You're probably familiar with the tried-and-true ways of lowering your risk of heart disease and stroke: quit smoking, lose weight, …

The 20-Minute Morning Routine Guaranteed to Make Your Day Better

Medications, meditations, or chugging coffee not required.<p>Today sucked. You felt tense, stressed, and sulky.<p>Want tomorrow to be different? Want to be in a better mood the whole day? It's easy: Work out early, for about 20 minutes, before you start your day.<p>You probably already know that exercise is …

Sugar is now enemy number one in the western diet | Aseem Malhotra

Action on Sugar is keen to make the public aware of the dangers and for manufacturers to face regulation<p>In 2012, the United Nations World Health Assembly advocated a significant new health goal: to reduce avoidable deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by 25% by 2025. Cardiovascular disease, …

3 Ways to Prevent Lower Back Pain - Back Injury Prevention

One of the most common questions in regards to weightlifting is how to strengthen the lower back. A combination of several preventative measures, …