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'Smart' insulin beats the regular kind in diabetic mice

One step closer to controlling insulin's side-effects<p>A lab-made insulin molecule can sense and regulate blood sugar levels in a mouse model of diabetes, according to a study published in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> today. Even though the study took place in mice, the finding is …

Traveling Internationally? Do These 20 Things First

Credit: Flickr<p>So you're ready to put that first stamp in your passport? Or it has been years since your last big vacation? Here's a list of 20 tips you should do or bring before your trip if this is your first time traveling abroad or if you need a refresher.<p><b>Security & Health</b><p>• <b>Check in with your</b> …

Guide Books

15 Things Not to Do in New York City

No matter how many times you've been to New York, the city can overwhelm you with its plethora of sights, museums, restaurants, activities and more. Unfortunately, many visitors make the mistake of spending their precious vacation time on the wrong things, or go about seeing the city in the wrong …

New York City

New Documentary Said To Confirm That One Of The Rockefellers Was Eaten By Cannibals

Details of the documentary and its release were reported by New York Post "Page Six" columnist Richard Johnson on Tuesday.<p>According to Johnson, the movie, "The Search For Michael Rockefeller," will be released on the streaming video service Feb. 1 and it "confirms" that "one of the most compelling …

Documentaries

How The 'College-For-Everybody' Agenda Harms Both Students And The Economy

Many in higher education worry continuously over the fact that only roughly half of students who enroll in college ever graduate, and that those who do graduate often take more than four years to do so. But few seek to go to the roots to attempt to discover the ultimate causes explaining these …

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India's Orissa halts 'bicycle pump sterilisation surgery'

<b>An Indian state has halted mass sterilisations at health camps after a doctor was found using a bicycle pump to inflate women's abdomens.</b><p>Dr Mahesh Chandra Rout, who used a pump on 56 women last Friday, told the BBC pumps were regularly used in Orissa.<p>State officials said carbon dioxide should be …

Carbon Dioxide

The 10 Cities You'll Be Talking About In 2015

Lonely Planet is on a roll. The travel company released their Best in Travel lists this week, including the countries you need to be visiting (hint: Singapore) and the budget destinations to hit up next year.<p>Also on the list, of course, are the 10 cities you should be visiting in 2015. You're …

Why Everyone Should Get A Flu Shot — Even Healthy Adults

It's that time of year again. And if you're thinking of skipping out on your annual flu vaccination, you should seriously reconsider.<p>While choosing to avoid the shot and get the flu might not kill you, it could kill someone else.<p>Really.<p>Why Skipping The Shot Is Potentially Deadly<p>Getting vaccinated …

Public Health

What You Should Know about Pain Pills

Stop before you pop<p>"Take two aspiririn and call me in the morning." The simplicity and effectiveness of pain medications has made them a staple of home health care. But there are differences among all the products that line multiple shelves at the pharmacy. Here's how to select the right product …

Are You at Risk for Heart Failure?

Your chances of ticker trouble can increase with the severity of your depression, according to a new study<p>Battling the blues may wreak havoc on your heart. In an 11-year study of more than 60,000 people, Norwegian scientists found that moderate to severe depression increases heart failure risk by …