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Jury finds that anti-LGBTQ “ex-gay therapy” is a total fraud

In a huge legal victory for LGBTQ activists, jurors say a “conversion therapy” program is guilty of consumer fraud<p>In a major legal victory that's been a long time coming, a New Jersey jury on Thursday found an anti-LGBTQ "conversion therapy" program guilty of consumer fraud. After three weeks of …

What is Asperger’s Syndrome?

Since today is World Autism Awareness Day, I thought that discussing a specific disorder on the Autism spectrum would be appropriate. Many people …

AmazonSmile Org Central: Customers shop. Amazon gives.

Get Started<p>How do I register and receive donations for my charitable organization?<p>Registering your organization is easy. In order to register and …

What is oil pulling? Examining the ancient detoxifying ritual

An ancient morning routine is making a 3,000-year comeback.<p>It’s the practice known as “oil pulling,” and it has been gaining popularity in the United States over the last year or so.<p>The ritual is simple: Just fill your mouth with coconut or sesame oil and swish it through your teeth and gums for …

Chow down, live longer

Here is some diet advice you can sink your teeth into: Polishing off more chocolate, nuts, blueberries, and wine can help you live longer, reports a new study in the <i>Journal of Nutrition</i>.<p>Researchers found that people who consumed a daily diet high in polyphenols -- an antioxidant chemical found in …

Cinnamon Can Help Lower Blood Sugar, But One Variety May Be Best

If I say cinnamon, you say ... sugar? It's a popular combination, of course.<p>But if you're interested in the health-promoting effects of cinnamon, you may want to think anew about the spice.<p>For instance, says John Critchley, executive chef at Bourbon Steak Restaurant in Washington, D.C., why not add …

How Technology Is Warping Your Memory

Take a moment to think about the last time you memorized someone's phone number. Was it way back when, perhaps circa 2001? And when was the last time you were at a dinner party or having a conversation with friends, when you whipped out your smartphone to Google the answer to someone's question? …

If I had a dollar: app deals from Cyber Monday you may have missed

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p><i>“If I Had a Dollar”</i> <i>is a series that highlights one useful or entertaining app per week that costs less than $1. Skip your</i> …

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'Dancing With The Stars' Results: Bill Engvall Eliminated In Part 1 Of The Finals

After far too many weeks, according to "Dancing With the Stars" enthusiasts, Bill Engvall finally danced his last dance. The comedian outlasted many celebrities who outscored him on the dance floor week after week, making it into the first part of the two-night season finale. He fell just short of …

What Happens To Your Data After You're Dead?

The only things certain in life are death and data.<p>Every year, Facebook cheerfully suggests I reconnect with some friends on their birthdays. I’d certainly like to, but there’s a glaring complication: these particular friends are dead.<p>The grieving process being one of the most human of them all, it …

Eat these foods to rev up your sex life

If you want to put some sizzle back into your sex life, food can help you set the mood. There’s nothing better than a romantic, home-cooked dinner, featuring some R-rated foods to help turn up the heat. “There’s a growing body of evidence that some of the vitamins and components in foods can …

12 myths about insulin and type 2 diabetes

When you hear the word “insulin,” do you picture giant needles (ouch!) or pop culture portrayals of insulin users with low blood sugar (like Julia Roberts losing it in Steel Magnolias)?<p>Either way, most people think of insulin as a difficult, painful, or potentially scary medical treatment.<p>The …

8 healthy trip tips from mega-travelers

With long flights, decadent foods, and little time for the gym, traveling can take its toll. How can you avoid that nasty flu going around even when you’re in and out of airports or on the road? We asked three guys who travel for a living for tips for staying fit while still enjoying your</i> …