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A simple way to break a bad habit

Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and addiction -- …

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Obama: diagnostic tests, vaccines and treatments needed for Zika virus | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for the rapid development of tests, vaccines and treatments to fight the Zika virus, following a briefing on the spread of the mosquito-transmitted disease, the White House said.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks to …

Can a Rice Revolution Really Feed 9 Billion People?

<i>This content is brought to you by the AXA Research Fund.</i><p><i>Dr. Rod A. Wing, AXA Chair on Genome Biology and Evolutionary Genomics, leads unprecedented research on how the key to solving world hunger could lie in a smarter grain of rice.</i><p>“When I think about the 9.6 billion people who will share our …

8 Smart Ways to Organize a Small Kitchen

1 of 8<p>Ditch What You Don't Need<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>Hang Up Your Cookware<p>3 of 8<p>Downsize Appliances<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>Magnetize Cutlery<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

Twisted Science: Pain Causes Arthritis

As we all know, arthritis, the leading cause of disability among people over 55, causes pain. But new research suggests that pain also causes …

Pain

Nine in 10 cancers caused by lifestyle

Environmental and external factors such as smoking, drinking, sun exposure and air pollution account for nine in 10 cancers, new study shows<p>Up to nine in 10 cancers are caused by environmental and external factors such as smoking, drinking, sun exposure and air pollution, a new scientific study has …

Canned fruit, vegetables linked to better diet

Children and adults who eat canned fruits and vegetables might have a healthier diet than people who don’t, though they may also consume more calories and sugar, a recent U.S. study suggests.<p>Researchers analyzed data collected from 2001 to 2010 from almost 42,000 American children and adults, …

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

Best Survival Foods

Eating chipmunk, snake and the occasional wild bird egg might keep you going in a survival situation. But it's far better to plan ahead and take …

The so-called 'health foods' that are probably killing you

There are so many products on the market these days that are supposed to be good for us — much of it based on zero evidence. Here are 11 commonly …

Health Mistakes From Your 20s That You'll Pay for Later

<i>By: Nicholas Knock</i><p><i>Credit: Cole Saladino/Thrillist</i><p>One more tequila shot? Why not!? Two more pounds of bacon? It's delicious. Three more hours of <i>Game of Thrones</i>? After that bacon and tequila, definitely.<p>The 20-something you probably thinks you're <i>killing</i> it at life right now, but guess what? The …

This Is Exactly What Happens To Your Body When You Eat A Ton Of Sugar

As mouth-watering as a sugar-laden sundae or icing-topped cupcake is, we should all know by now that sugar isn't exactly healthy. In fact, it may be …

FDA Unveils New Site To Tailor Medical Treatment To An Individual’s DNA

Earlier this week, the Food and Drug Administration released a new site to encourage community-based exploration of genomic information. Scientists can use PrecisionFDA to access previously sequenced genomes, share their results with other members of the community, and solicit both feedback and …

Chipotle Will Use Central Kitchen for Some Ingredients After E. Coli Outbreak

An E. coli outbreak linked to the Chipotle restaurant chain has already led to major changes in the company's food production as it works to regain …

Most cases of cancer are avoidable, say researchers

Study says environment and lifestyle factors such as toxic chemicals and radiation are main cause of disease<p>Most cases of cancer result from avoidable factors such as toxic chemicals and radiation, according to a study.<p>The findings clash with research published earlier this year which found that …

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Type 1 Diabetes in Children by Age

The effects of a mindfulness meditation-based stress reduction program on mood and symptoms of stress in cancer outpatients: 6-month follow-up.

2001 Mar;9(2):112-23.<p>1Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Center, Alberta Cancer Board, 1331 29 St. N.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada …

Cancer

Fad Diet? Experts Take New View on Intermittent Fasting

Going on a diet usually means that you moderately cut calories every single day, but some diets require you to drastically reduce calories just a few …