Paulette Curtis

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We Have Enough Land To Feed Our Growing Population, We Just Have To Use It Right, Study Finds

By some assessments, the human population will require twice as much food in 2050 as we do now. Some have estimated that an area the size of South Africa or Canada would need to be planted to produce enough food to meet these needs. But a new study says that may not be the case.<p>According to the …

Vitamin E Might Help Slow Alzheimer's Early On

Alzheimer's is a disease without a cure, and the available treatments only slow its progression for a bit. Now there's evidence vitamin E may help hold it at bay, at least for people in the early stages of the disease.<p>The finding, though inconclusive, is a bit of a surprise. Vitamin E has gotten a …

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Does coffee drinking cheat death?<p>Death is inevitable, but a major study shows…<p>“Coffee drinkers have a lower risk of death.”<p>I read this twice and …

Eat breakfast to improve your heart health

<b>A new study appears to confirm that when you eat is just as important for health as what and how much you eat.</b><p>US researchers asked men to complete …

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Study Identifies Health Risk Facing Boys Raised By Single Parents

Growing up in a single-parent household can lead to high blood pressure later in life for African-American males, according to a new study from the National Institute of Health.<p>Researchers enlisted 515 African-American males at Howard University and analyzed their blood pressure rates and incidents …

Steve Ballmer's Secret For Balancing Work And Family: Use A Spreadsheet

He poured his "heart, body and soul" into the company, he said during an onstage interview with the dean of Oxford's school of business in his first public appearance since leaving the job.<p>When Ballmer joined Microsoft in 1980 he wasn't married. When he left in February 2014, he was married and had …

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Clinton: Next year I'll think about '16

Hillary Clinton intends to start “seriously” thinking about a presidential bid next year, she said at a Friday lunch, a new report says.<p>“I want to think seriously about it; I probably won’t begin thinking about it until sometime next year,” Clinton said of a presidential bid, according to a report …

'Badass Lego Girls' Made By A Badass 3-Year-Old (PHOTOS)

Next time LEGO wants to launch a line of toys for girls, they might consider speaking to 3-year-old Cecilia. Instead of going the pastel hair salon route, this preschooler is mashing up mini-figure parts to make her own "Badass Lego Girls."<p>Cecilia’s mom, Julia Fierro, has been posting photos of her …

Creative Thinking Exercises: 8 Steps To Workplace Creativity

A while back I rounded up a lot of the research and posted my four fundamental rules for increasing creativity.<p>But those aren’t all easy to do at the …

Sunday Brunch: Eggs Baked in Avocado

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>If your first response to a baked avocado dish is "gross," I beg you to consider …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

Intel and Oregon school seek to speed up genetic research to fight cancer

Intel and the Oregon Health & Science University are teaming up on a supercomputing project to speed up analysis of human genetic profiles, which could help with personalized treatment for cancer.<p>The goal for the multiyear partnership is to make genetic analysis a routine part of patient care.<p>“We …

Research in brief – 22 August 2013

<b>Science</b> <b>and</b> <b>technology</b><p><b>• University of Leeds</b><br>Skin cancer death rates are 70% higher in men, according to research. Findings show 3.4 men per 100,000 die from malignant melanoma each year in the UK, compared with 2.0 women. Of the 6,200 men who develop melanoma each year, 1,300 die from the disease, …

Teenage Cancer Researcher Joins Social Good Summit

Do you think a teenager can change the world? According to teenage cancer researcher Jack Andraka, who will be joining this year's Social Good …

Mobify – Digital Experience Platform

Boost your revenue by launching a superior Progressive Web App in just 90 days<p>Mobify is the only proven Digital Experience Platform for building customer-first shopping experiences through Progressive Web Apps (PWA), Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP), and native apps.<p>The #1 Provider ofProgressive Web …

Breast cancer treated just as well by short radiotherapy course, say experts

Giving breast cancer sufferers a shorter course of radiotherapy is just as effective, according to researchers who say it will reduce side effects for women being treated.<p>Radiotherapy delivered over three weeks is at least as effective and safe as that received over five weeks of treatment, though …

5 Ways To Live To 100 - And Stay Healthy To 99

Are you planning to live to 100? It turns out you should be. As an adult in the year 2013, there’s a very good chance you’ll make it to the century mark. That’s according to the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Census Bureau, which have announced that those over the age of 80 now make up …

Homemade Hair Masks: My Best Recipes for All Hair Textures

One of the hottest trends in hair care is natural hair masks and hair rinses that you can make from basic ingredients found in most kitchens. After …

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Top 5 Ways the iPad can be Used at Trade shows

iPads are becoming an important tool to have at your trade show. From demos to lead retrieval. Learn more tradeshow tips on our blog: http://www.bartizan.com/blog/<p>What you’ll learn:<p>Why you NEED an iPad if you are in the trade show business. The iPad will change the way that we experience and …

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What Math Education is Really Used For – The Many Uses of Math

What is Math Education Really Used For<p>You're sitting with your child after school and helping him work out a few challenging math problems when all …

5 Ways Innovation Could Save Your Hospital

September 16, 2013 | Print | Email<p><i>This article is the third in a series examining the writings of well-known economic thinkers in light of the modern</i> …