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5 Ways That Coffee Affects Productivity

Yes, we all love java. It gets us going in the morning. And the afternoon. And the evening. But is it really such a good idea?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s not uncommon for employers and employees alike to reach for a caffeinated beverage when they need a bit of …

9 Foods a Thyroid Expert Would Remove From Your Diet (and Why)

Despite all the information available on metabolism and how your thyroid health affects it, this common chemical process continues to baffle us with …

Wellness

Caffeine among compounds that could combat dementia

For years we have seen studies noting observational connections between consumption of coffee and reduced risk of dementia, but it's only been …

Dementia

YouTube TV has promise, but needs to grow before it's worth $35 (hands-on)

YouTube TV is now available, streaming live TV channels like Fox and ESPN to select cities for a price lower than cable. Now it just needs more channels, cities and devices.<p>Looking to watch live TV without a cable bill? YouTube TV is now available for $35 per month.<p>Unlike the free YouTube you know …

A linguistic anthropologist explains why, um, “filler words” are OK to use

A few days ago, <i>The New York Times</i> published an article by Christopher Mele about so-called “filler words”, telling people to stop using them. Reporting on language often frustrates me, and this was no exception. In fact, thirty-odd linguists—including me—sent them a letter detailing our many …

Language

Your BPA-free water bottle may contain another harmful chemical

You may not have heard of Bisphenol-A, but you’ve probably heard of it’s abbreviation—BPA—because of products advertising its absence, like BPA-free water bottles, baby bottles, and tupperware.<p>BPA is a chemical added to clear plastics, so it shows up pretty much everywhere. The concern is that when …

6 ways to stop your body feeling old

Age is not an excuse<p>Many believe that muscle pain and stiffness are due to general old age and are just an inevitable part in the ageing process. But …

5 Strange Things That Can Increase Your Risk of Getting an STI

Hopefully, you already know that the most effective way to prevent a sexually transmitted infection is to avoid unprotected sex. But there are a few other, less obvious things that can affect your risk of contracting an STI that you should know about. It should be said up front: None of these …

Here’s everything we know about the iPhone X

Apple ended months of speculation today unveiling three flagship phones, the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus.<p>The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are …

Gemini PDA Android And Linux Pocket Mini PC (video)

Anyone searching for a pocket Android or Linux mini PC may be interested in the Gemini PDA which takes inspiration from the likes of the Psion PDS …

Why the black box's inventor may never be a household name

These days, one of the first things investigators look for in a plane crash is the "black box" flight recorder.<p>After a disaster, the search for the …

High Noon’s Secret Backstory

In this adaptation from his new book, High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic (Bloomsbury), Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter Glenn Frankel reveals how power and politics shaped—and almost scuttled—a cinematic landmark.<p>It is one of Hollywood’s most iconic images: a …

WHO: These 12 bacteria pose greatest risk to human health

<b>(CNN) —</b> Twelve types of bacteria were deemed "priorities" in urgent need of new antibiotics, according to a list released by the World Health Organization on Monday.<p>The first list of its kind, it highlights bacteria that global health experts believe pose the greatest threats to human health. The …

Microbiology

Science: Never Mind, Cheese Is Terrible For You

It seems like there’s a new study (or expert) disproving a similar study (or expert) every week. You may want to sit down for this, one, though, because today we’re talking about cheese. But wait, cheese is good for you, right? We have evidence that eating it will make you live longer. It’s also …

George Washington

12 Digestion-Friendly Recipes to Improve Your Gut Health

Caring for your gut is a <i>very</i> important component of a good health routine. Every day, it seems that yet another study links its bacteria to some component of well-being, whether it’s mental health or acne-free skin. Taking probiotics is obviously one way to boost your microbiome, but we prefer …

These Two Things Can Cut Your Risk Of Heart Failure

They’ll do your body good in a bunch of other ways, too<p>Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. Want to opt out of that group? A new study published in the <i>Journal of the American College of Cardiology s</i>uggests two possible strategies: exercise more and whittle …

Holistic Medicine

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Hold In Your Poop

After a certain amount of time, things are going to get UGLY.<p>Just like the famous book says, <i>everyone poops</i>. But let’s be real, going at the office or at bae’s can be super awkward, prompting many of us to develop some odd holding patterns. But holding in your poop when you gotta go is not only …

Women's Health

Colon and Rectal Cancers Rising in Young People

Cancers of the colon and rectum have been declining in older adults in recent decades and have always been considered rare in young people. But scientists are reporting a sharp rise in colorectal cancers in adults as young as their 20s and 30s, an ominous trend.<p>The vast majority of colorectal …

More young women are getting heart attacks — here's why

On the morning of December 15, 2016, 37-year-old Christine Wayne woke up feeling tired and more rundown than usual. Although she had a cold that week, she thought she should feel better.<p>The Stamford, Connecticut, woman stayed home from work and rested, but decided to keep her dinner plans with a …

The uneasy truth about human-animal hybrids

Merging animal and human forms brought terror to our ancestors – and this fear persists right the way into our modern age.<p>In Greek mythology, the Chimera is a monstrous fire-breathing creature, typically described as having the head of a lion, with a snake as a tail and the head of a goat emerging …

Killer, kleptocrat, genius, spy: the many myths of Vladimir Putin

Russia’s role in Trump’s election has led to a boom in Putinology. But do all these theories say more about us than Putin?<p>Vladimir Putin, you may have noticed, is everywhere. He has soldiers in Ukraine and Syria, troublemakers in the Baltics and Finland, and a hand in elections from the Czech …

Russia

Fasting diet 'regenerates diabetic pancreas'

<b>The pancreas can be triggered to regenerate itself through a type of fasting diet, say US researchers.</b><p>Restoring the function of the organ - which helps control blood sugar levels - reversed symptoms of diabetes in animal experiments.<p>The study, published in the journal Cell, says the diet reboots …

Sugar's 'tipping point' link to Alzheimer's disease revealed

For the first time a “tipping point” molecular link between the blood sugar glucose and Alzheimer’s disease has been established by scientists, who …

5 Hobbies That Train Your Brain to Stay Calm and Clear

I'll be completely honest: The thought of sitting alone in a room for a prolonged period absolutely terrifies me. Whenever I attempt to meditate, my …

Mindfulness

The Next Pandemic Could Be Dripping On Your Head

Welcome to the bat cave. No, we're not talking about the secret headquarters of a superhero.<p><b>What Causes Pandemics? We Do</b><p>In this series, NPR explores the causes behind our new hyperinfectious era. Join the conversation with the hashtag #KillerViruses or tweet us @NPRGoatsAndSoda<p>This is Gomantong — …

7 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

I am reminded of the importance of heart health every February by my dear friend and student Star Jones. She has been a heart health devotee and a …

Can coconut oil really boost your health? Here's the super truth about superfoods

While the word “superfood” has no official definition, the word promotes images of a food that boosts overall health and might even reduce disease risk. And with superfood claims on the rise, it’s getting harder for consumers to separate the hype from the documented help these foods can contribute …