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The racist history of the Bible verse the White House uses to justify separating families

Romans 13 has long been incorrectly used to defend government oppression.<p>The White House used a passage from the Bible on Thursday to justify the practice of separating migrant children from their families at the American border.<p>“Illegal entry into the United States is a crime, as it should be,” …

Theology

How you're tracked online — and what you can do about it

Though Facebook gets the attention because of a recent privacy gaffe, the social network is far from alone in collecting massive amounts of data on …

Nut lovers rejoice: Your favorite snack protects your heart

Nuts have been a popular human snack for as long as we've been on the planet. As science continues to study the many benefits of consuming nuts, …

What Does Potassium Do for Your Body? A Detailed Review

The importance of potassium is highly underestimated.<p>This mineral is classified as an electrolyte because it’s highly reactive in water. When …

Nutrition

How to lose weight fast: what you need to know about burning belly fat and getting healthy

By Esther Docherty<p>Are you looking to lose weight fast? The web is full of quick fixes but most of the more honest experts will tell you this: losing …

Fitness

Russian VPNFilter Router Malware Much Worse Than Thought: What to Do

Remember that Russian router malware warning from last week? The situation is even worse than we originally thought, and a whole lot more router …

Wi-Fi

If You're Missing This Nutrient, You're Aging Way Faster

This universal and all-important molecule is the mother of all antioxidants: glutathione. It is a ubiquitous molecule that is present in all human …

Wellness

The Trendiest Diets Of 2018: Will They Work For You?

Are you confused by the enormous amount of conflicting information about what to eat, what not to eat and which diet is best for you? Well welcome to the club! It seems there’s always a new diet trend that promises to help you lose weight, gain muscle, have more energy and “look” fit. With all of …

Nutrition

Calculating Your Macros Is Key to Making Good Diet Choices — Here's How to Do It

If you've only been counting calories for weight loss, here's why you should consider tracking your macros, too. Macronutrients (proteins, fats, and carbs) are an important part of a healthy diet, and they're what make up the caloric content of food. Online fitness coach Max Weber posted a handy …

Fitness

There are only 13 actual vitamins, and you’ll die without them

But do you need supplements?<p>Here’s the confusing thing about vitamins: your life literally depends on them—but that doesn’t mean you need to <i>take</i> them. The best scientific evidence to date says you probably don’t need vitamins in pill form.<p>A recent systematic analysis of studies, published in the</i> …

Nutrition

Why You Should Consider Resistance Bands for Serious Strength Training

When you look at a tiny little jalapeño pepper, it’s hard to imagine what a punch it packs until you put it in your mouth. So it goes with resistance …

Exercise

A Guide to Every Type of Yogurt - Chowhound

If you’re like me, you’re in an on-again, off-again relationship with yogurt. It’s obviously great, but the decision fatigue can be dizzying. Some …

Nutrition

Say Goodbye to the Home Office Deduction -- Unless You Do This

Tax reform took away this tax break for some taxpayers -- but not everyone.<p>Tax reform made a lot of changes to the tax laws, and while high-profile …

Black members of Congress criticize Zuckerberg: Facebook “does not reflect America”

Legislators used the Zuckerberg hearing to raise concerns about Facebook’s treatment of users of color.<p>Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg came under fire on Wednesday from black lawmakers for his company’s lack of diversity and its connection to the spread of misleadingads targeting black …

Hold Up, Maybe Our Brains Actually Can Grow Back Neurons

A new study published Thursday in <i>Cell Stem Cell</i> is set to further stoke the debate over whether our brain can actually grow back neurons as we age. …

5 Clean-Eating Meal-Prep Recipes You Can Make Once and Eat All Week

We love clean eating. But cooking for hours? Not so much. Problem solved: Presenting five lean (but flavorful) big-batch recipes you can cook once …

Yogurt Dessert Recipes That Are Incredibly Delicious

Ice cream lovers, you're in for a surprising treat.<p>Yogurt, with its good-for-you probiotics and fill-you-up protein, is often recommended as a …

10 Essential Side Dishes for a Holiday Dinner

When I'm in charge of hosting holiday dinners, I have two requirements for all the side dishes on the table: Since it's more of a special occasion …

As America Changes, Some Anxious Whites Feel Left Behind

Demographic shifts rippling across the nation are fueling fears that their culture and standing are under threat.<p>Even after the coal mines closed and the factory jobs disappeared and the businesses began taking down their signs on Broad Street, even after the population started its steady decline …

Demographics

Why You May Want to Avoid These 2 Types of Blood Pressure Meds

Experts urge a change in medication to decrease risk of death.<p>For people with high blood pressure, fluctuating readings are a warning sign that you …

Diabetes

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Nutrition

What the Heck Do I Eat to Stay Healthy? Advice Straight From the Doctor

It feels like every other week there's a new diet trend or a buzzy new superfood that needs to make it into our morning power smoothie. Should we eat more fat or is a low-fat diet still optimal? Should we go keto or Paleo, and what the heck is the difference? These questions plague us daily, which …

Nutrition

Easy Ways to Lose 10 Pounds Without Exercise - Best Diet for Weight Loss

Yes, it's possible.<p>If only losing weight was as easy as gaining it, right? While there are plenty of advertised ways to shed some pounds, there are …

Lower Body Strength and Endurance Challenge - Beginner or Advanced Lower Body Workout

Don’t let the fact that I am not using weights in this video distract you, this workout is actually an incredibly challenging lower body strength …

Workouts

Stop squeezing avocados say producers, there are better ways to test ripeness

Avocado producers and researchers want people to stop squeezing and damaging avocados at the supermarket when testing their ripeness.<p>Squeezing …

Research

The magnesium-vitamin D connection you need to know about

When it comes to the long list of supplements out there, magnesium and vitamin D both top the list as ones doctors most recommend. (Probiotics are up …

Don't ignore this gap when signing up for Medicare

If you recently signed up for Medicare and are considering a supplemental policy to reduce what you shell out for health care, don't dilly-dally.<p>When you first enroll, you get six months to purchase what's known as a Medigap policy — which helps cover the cost of deductibles, copays and coinsurance …

Health Care

Hot Sour Soup

Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<br>• 3 green onions (white and green parts separated), thinly sliced<br>• 2 cloves garlic , minced<br>• 1 1-inch piece ginger , …

Onions

LIVE: Canadian News | Weather & Traffic - Latest Sports | Breaking News

You are watching Global News Live Beta, our new interactive online news platform. Tune in for live, up to the minute coverage of breaking news, …

Weather

3 ways to deal with a huge tax bill

The IRS may be the most frightening creditor a person can have, not excluding the Mafia.<p>As a government agency, the IRS has considerable power to get its money out of you one way or another. In pursuit of its taxes, the agency can garnish your paycheck, seize your property, and wreck your credit. …