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Link Between Heart Disease And Height Hidden In Our Genes

Shorter people are more likely than taller folks to have clogged heart arteries, and a new study says part of the reason lies in the genes.<p>Doctors have known since the 1950s about the link between short stature and coronary artery disease, "but the reason behind this really hasn't been completely …

Medical Research

Study: Acetaminophen reduces not only pain, but pleasure, too

<b>(CNN) —</b> Feeling so happy you just can't stand it? You might want to pop some acetaminophen.<p>A new study has found that acetaminophen, the main ingredient in Tylenol, most forms of Midol and more than 600 other medicines, reduces not only pain but pleasure, as well.<p>The authors of the study, which was …

Biomedicine

Fasting at night lowers risk of breast cancer and diabetes

The University of California has shown for the first time that nocturnal eating raises the risk of illness<p>A night time snack might seem like a harmless treat, but a new study suggests it could raise the risk of breast cancer and diabetes.<p>Researchers have discovered that fasting at night is crucial …

Exercise 'not key to obesity fight'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1162000/1162129_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524635325_a32384c693dcbf8866895c784ed6eb97<p><b>Physical activity has little role in tackling obesity - and instead public health messages should squarely focus on unhealthy eating, doctors say.</b><p>In …

Holistic Medicine

Supplements May Raise, Not Lower, Cancer Risk

Although dietary supplements are often touted for their health benefits, they may in fact increase your cancer risk, especially if taken in high …

Healthful eating is smart way to sustain brain power, study finds

It's official, no matter where you live: Healthful eating is among the best ways to protect your aging brain against slippage. Conversely, a diet that skimps on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and fish and includes lots of fried foods, red meat and alcohol is highly likely to pave a road to …

Diets

Want to be an optimist? Pick up these positive habits

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ever notice how some people just seemingly have a bright outlook on life -- even when everything isn't exactly on the sunny side?<p>You know those people: They're the friends who have spilled coffee on their white shirt and still manage to have a nonchalant smile on their face. They're the …

Happiness

How to Ignite Your Happiness and End Suffering

<b>Happiness is your essential nature.</b> So why are so many people suffering? Is it because they have learned that suffering will bring them love and attention? Some people believe they are here to suffer, and that when they die, the more they have suffered, the more likely they are to go to heaven.</b> …

Google acknowledges 11 accidents with its self-driving cars

Google Inc. revealed Monday that its self-driving cars have been in 11 minor traffic accidents since it began experimenting with the technology six years ago.<p>The company released the number after The Associated Press reported that Google had notified California of three collisions involving its …

Autonomous Cars

The year’s most breathtaking travel destinations, from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler Photo Contest

With over 23 million Instagram posts already hashtagged #vacation, competition is increasingly fierce for most photogenic holiday background. Those looking for a little inspiration might consider checking out the latest batch of travel photo submissions from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler …

Travel Photography