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What are lymphocytes and what are healthy levels to have?

Lymphocytes are white blood cells that are also one of the body's main types of immune cells. They are made in the bone marrow and found in the blood …

Fit in my 40s: ‘A DNA test is like going to a fortune teller, with science’

These tests tell you things you would you never know about yourself in a lifetime’s observation, things you would never even think to ask<p>The past is a foreign country, but then you get to an age when the present seems a little exotic, also. Young people are weird about their health, is what I’m …

Your Diet Plan's Missing a Fat-Melting Secret Weapon: Fish Oil

Are fish oil and weight loss really connected? Scientists from the University of Brazil have uncovered evidence that ordinary fish oil supplements — …

The Worst Colors to Paint Your Home, According to Research

These shades will negatively impact your mood and your style cred.<p>Even though everyone's entitled to their own opinion, we don't think many will disagree with what Australian researchers deemed the world's ugliest color. It's a greenish brown called Opaque Couche that's so unfortunate, it's …

Mapping marijuana

CANNABIS in America is fast becoming a legitimate business. Four states, as well as Washington, DC, have now legalised marijuana consumption for …

7 Books To Read While Basking In A Food Coma

Happy Thanksgiving! Feasting on carbs will probably make an attempt at any sort of productivity on Thursday evening a wash. But before buying into those myths about turkey-induced drowsiness, consider the company of a pleasurable book to go with your post-pie lazing. We've selected a few titles …

What We Really Know About Psychedelic Mushrooms

For centuries, "magic" mushrooms have been both celebrated and reviled for their mind-expanding properties.<p>Research and popular use of psychedelic drugs like mushrooms and LSD surged in the 1960s, when the substances first entered the American cultural consciousness on a large scale, and came to …

7 New Tricks for Clearer, Smoother Skin

Skin Care

Parmesan-Crusted Chicken with Lemon Butter from Alex Hitz

It's a delicious riff on a classic dish that can be whipped up in no time flat. Just remember three basic steps. Alex Hitz shares this delicious chicken recipe.<p>To me, there's really nothing better than sautéed chicken in a pan sauce. Done right, it can make a merely capable cook look like a …

Recipes

How to Plant Grass to Fix a Bare Spot

How to Make a Skinnygirl Margarita

Sweetening the basic margarita with agave nectar in place of simple syrup cuts down on the calories. The frozen strawberry version utilizes a packet …

Cocktails

Raspberry Lemon Cream Cheese Cupcakes

Roaring 20s Inspired 'Great Gatsby' Cocktails

In honor of <b>The Great Gatsby</b> film's upcoming premiere on Friday May 10th, what better way to get into the spirt than mixing up a few 1920s inspired …