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WHO Report Links Weed Killer Ingredient to Cancer Risk

The world's most widely used weed killer can "probably" cause cancer, the World Health Organization said on Friday. The WHO's cancer arm, the International Agency for Research on Cancer, said glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup and other herbicides, was "classified as probably carcinogenic …

Cancer

ARM just introduced the processors that'll power smartphones in 2016

ARM has just released a suite of new CPU and GPU designs that'll make 2016's mobile devices faster and — more importantly — more power-efficient. The core of the new processors ARM is introducing is the new Cortex-A72 mobile CPU — it's rated at 3.5 times faster than the current generation …

Love Hot Sauce? Your Personality May Be A Good Predictor

A Myers-Briggs personality test can help you determine whether you're an extrovert. But could your love of hot sauce reveal something about your temperament, too?<p>As we have reported, back in the 1980s, a psychology professor at the University of Pennsylvania named Paul Rozin documented a connection …

Three-parent babies: an ethical boundary is being crossed

The new techniques may prevent babies being born with mitochondrial disease but they will not cure those who have been born already<p>Scientists, naturally, like to make advances in science and the fact of mitochondrial disease being passed on by parents to their children is clearly one which science …

The cheapest time to book a flight? New app thinks it has found the secret

A new app promises to save travellers money by pinpointing the cheapest days of the year to take a flight.<p>Hopper, available in the App Store since yesterday, claims to analyse “billions” of prices before identifying the cheapest time to travel on thousands of routes. Hopper believes it can save …

Travelers

Healthy Living On A Budget

Living a healthy lifestyle. This sentence scares some people because they think "not only do I have to give up junk food and sweets but I also have …

Personal Finance

Bold Health Decisions You Should Be Making IMMEDIATELY, And The Simple Reasons Why

Like most people, you probably experience the natural peaks and valleys of healthy living: You read about the newest fad, try it for a few weeks, realize it is not so fun/helpful and go back to your generally C+ fitness regimen.<p>But maybe that’s because you're not going big enough. Maybe those baby …

Healthy living could have prevented half a million cancer cases over last five years

Healthier lifestyles could have prevented almost 600,000 cases of cancer in the UK over the last five years, according to a report out today.<p>New …

14 healthy living apps to help you kick off a green new year

<b>If one of your resolutions for the new year is to live greener, more healthily, and more in line with your values, these apps will give you a …

7 Tips for Healthy Living on a Budget

Switching to a nutrient-dense diet and a healthier lifestyle can initially be a shock at the checkout line. But a little planning and some smart …

Nutrition

Crazy Is Easier

When clients first visit with me they often ask, "Am I crazy?" They are asking the question in all seriousness. They'll tell me more of their story and ask again, "Am I crazy? You'd tell me, right?"<p>For some, the question is asked because the choices they've made seem utterly unreasonable. The …

#healthy living: Demand for natural medication brings better regulation

Thirty years ago, in the western world, popping vitamin supplements or seeing a naturopath were for those seeking an alternative lifestyle. To visit …

Naturopathic Medicine

Wildly Affordable Organic

While I don't believe being frugal/on a tight budget and organic, healthy living necessarily go hand in hand - I do think it <i>is</i> a possibility. I have …

Pill-Popping Mommas: 'Many' Pregnant Women Take Opioids, CDC Finds

Millions of American women of childbearing age take opioids — and many are swallowing the prescription painkillers before realizing they’re pregnant, endangering their unborn babies, federal health officials warned Thursday.<p>In a first-ever analysis of the problem’s scope, the Centers for Disease …

Tide turning in Ebola fight after hard lessons

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola greeted just three patients at one treatment center he visited this week in Sierra Leone. Families in Liberia are no longer required to cremate the remains of loved ones to halt the spread of the virulent disease.<p>And in the …

Disease

Six myths about nutrition and health

We all have our own food orthodoxies, at least some of which probably embrace the nutrition myths all round us.<p>Glossy magazines and popular websites …

Nutrition

What You Need to Know About the Disneyland Measles Outbreak

As the measles outbreak that started at Disneyland in December continues to spread, public health experts are taking aim at parents who don’t …

Ebola Was Only A Warm-Up: The Measles Outbreak Is For Real.

Just three months ago, Americans were terrified of Ebola. Remember that?<p>Most of us expected a mass outbreak. One in three people worried that a relative would get sick.<p>Nearly 80% of Americans — 80%! — even wanted doctors and nurses that treated Ebola patients to be locked into quarantines, despite …

Samsung's virtual reality headset, Gear VR: what you need to know

Samsung's virtual reality headset, dubbed "Gear VR," is available for purchase as of today. For those not following the last three years of virtual reality's return from obscurity, today is a big day: Gear VR is the first virtual reality headset available to general consumers. Though Sony's …

16 Awesome & Affordable American Winter Trips

From the beaches of Florida to the snow-capped Rocky Mountains, from the Caribbean to Hawaii—not to mention secret islands that stay warm all …

Photos: 7 Grand Tours You Can Actually Afford

Sometimes a one-week vacation just isn't enough. From a safari journey around Africa to an extensive cross-country tour of the U.S., we've rounded up …

These Pedal-Powered Pod Cars Travel Above City Streets, So You Can Avoid Traffic

They’ve already been installed in an amusement park. Next up: Google’s main campus.<p>Why drive to work when you can arrive in your own pedal-powered pod car, far above traffic? That’s the vision of a Canadian company called Shweeb, which hopes to soon begin installing what it calls the “most …

This scientist solved the mystery of belly button lint

Look in your belly button at the end of the day, and you might find a loosely packed tuft of soft lint. For many people, belly button lint is a normal fact of life.<p>it all has to do with stomach hair<p>But take a second to consider it and it might seem more mysterious. Where does the lint come from? …

How Fitness Apps and Wearables Impacts Work Performance

<i>Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker and freelance writer. This post originally appeared on the SumAll blog.</i><p>In a pair of recent studies, the CDC called attention to two alarming trends. Americans are not getting nearly enough exercise and a majority fall many hours short of the …

The complete guide to using your smartphone abroad

Smartphone owners spend an average of more than three hours per day using their devices. That doesn’t necessarily stop when they go on vacations or work trips outside of their home countries. But if it’s not done right, international mobile internet access can be sketchy and it can cost a …

Telecoms

Occupational epidemiology: a truly global discipline

By Katherine M. Venables<p>Occupational epidemiology is one of those fascinating areas which spans important areas of human life: health, disease, work, …

Rape Epidemic: Causes, Facilitators, Types, Epidemiology and Prevention of This Modern Disease

‘Knowledge is power’<p>MIDDLE EAST<p>World’s encyclopedic knowledge compacted in your hand<p>Although we are Homo sapiens as a species, we are not …