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23 Gorgeous Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Desserts

Some are vegan, some are not. All are highly likely to make people happy.

High Dose Vitamin D Prevents Fractures in Older People

What's The Most Important Thing Food Labels Should Tell Us?

Food labels have become battlegrounds. Just last week, voters in Washington state narrowly defeated a measure that would have required food manufacturers to reveal whether their products contain genetically modified ingredients.<p>Supporters of the initiative — and similar proposals in other states — …

4 Abs Exercises You Haven’t Tried

Instant upgrades to your go-to moves<p>If you’re doing a million crunches and still not seeing results, it may be time to upgrade your core workout. For an even bigger challenge, try these four moves which are variations on your same-old abs exercises. All you need is a medicine ball and a resistance …

Workouts

How Coffee, Citrus And Nuts Help Cut The Risk Of Diabetes

If you go back to the 1970s, people with a serious coffee habit often had an accompanying habit: smoking.<p>And that's why early studies gave coffee a bad rap. Clearly, smoking was harmful. And it was hard for researchers to disentangle the two habits. "So it made coffee look bad in terms of health …

5 Healthy Dishes You Can Make in Your Microwave

No one will ever guess you skipped the oven

Microwaves

The New Psychiatry: Forget Everything You Think You Know About Mental Health

I felt this sensation in the pit of my stomach -- it was a combination of sympathy and anger -- listening to Annie tell me, through tears, about her postpartum journey into the world of psychiatry.<p>Three separate psychiatrists dismissed me when I expressed concerns about taking an addictive …

Bleach may cure inflammatory skin diseases

Could bleach be a new skin treatment?<p><b>Diluted household bleach may be able to treat some skin diseases and may even have a role in slowing ageing, animal research suggests.</b><p>A study, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, showed bleach calms inflammation.<p>The team at Stanford University …

Vegan Gingersnap Cookies That So Don't Taste Vegan

A holiday-ready recipe—no eggs or butter required<p>If the holidays had an official cookie, it would be gingersnaps. Chewy, sugar-topped gingersnaps. And vegan eaters, this gingersnap recipe is for you. It comes from <i>The Vegan Divas Cookbook</i> by Fernanda Capobianco, owner of Vegan Divas Bakery in New …

Dessert

Study Suggests Bleach Can Reverse The Aging Process

Bleach may be key in treating skin damage and aging, a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine found.<p>A diluted mixture of .005% bleach in water showed to reverse both the inflammation and aging of the skin in trials conducted on mice, giving researchers hope that this inexpensive …

The Statin Insanity

The medical student was confused. "Well, that's not good."<p>He was seeing, in black and white, the benefits and harms of statin medicines. After years of systematic inculcation about the power of cholesterol reduction, this was the first time he had seen the numbers.<p>"I don't get it. I thought …

The Truth About Morning Heart Attacks

Is your heart really more likely to conk out in the morning?<p>A new study seems to support a cautionary old wives' tale: <i>Your heart is most vulnerable in the a.m.</i> And sure, the time before work is hectic, but is your ticker really more vulnerable in the morning light?<p>Yes: Your body's circadian rhythm …

Research

5 Ways to Regain Your Sense of Inner Calm

You can learn to decompress. Here's how<p><b>Go Big—But Go Home</b>Use short bursts of restlessness to your advantage when tackling challenges. Your fight-or-flight response can help you get through anything that scares you a little (a work presentation, asking out a cute guy). However, adopt the habit of …

Yoga

5 Easy Soup Recipes for Blustery Fall Days

They taste SO much better than the canned stuff—and barely take any more effort<p>Eating soup can help you slim down, according to research. But chicken noodle? Been there and done that <i>way</i> too many times. So grab a spoon and try something new. You can make any of these deliciously different soup …

Food

The 80:10:10 Diet: Healthy or Harmful?

Is it smart to eat a diet that's 80 percent produce? The answer might surprise you<p>You know that fruit and veggies are good for you, but how about 10 bananas, six mangoes, two pineapples, or half a watermelon? Believe it or not, that’s about how much Loni Jane Anthony, a 25-year-old Australian …

Nutrition

Gut Bacteria Might Guide The Workings Of Our Minds

Could the microbes that inhabit our guts help explain that old idea of "gut feelings?" There's growing evidence that gut bacteria really might influence our minds.<p>"I'm always by profession a skeptic," says Dr. Emeran Mayer, a professor of medicine and psychiatry at the University of California, Los …

7 Caffeine-Free Ways To Boost Your Energy

<i>By Laura Tedesco for Prevention</i><p>When your energy level falls into the red zone, you probably reach for our culture's quick fix: caffeine. In fact, women in their 30s consume about 165 milligrams of the stuff each day, but by age 50, the daily average leaps to 225 milligrams, a recent USDA report …

Your Afternoon Coffee Habit Could Take A Toll On Sleep

If you rely on a late-afternoon caffeine boost to get you through the rest of the day, your sleep could be taking a hit, according to a small new study.<p>The new research suggests caffeine can take a toll on sleep even when it's consumed six hours before bedtime.<p>"Drinking a big cup of coffee on the …

Recluse Spider Bite Eats Hole In Young Woman's Ear (PHOTOS)

By Douglas Main, Staff Writer<p>Published: 11/18/2013 07:51 AM EST on LiveScience<p>One woman's Italian vacation took a turn for the worse when she woke up with pain in her ear one night. She had no way of knowing then that she'd just been bitten by a Mediterranean recluse spider, and that a chunk of her …

Articles about space saving wood paneled apartment manhattan on Dwell.com - Dwell

Faced with the challenge of a diminutive New York apartment in desperate need of a refresh, architect Tim Seggerman went straight...<p>Five ways to open up a space to give yourself some breathing room.<p>You may think that paneled walls means dark and dated, but these spaces show that they can be …

Samsung plans to release smartphone with wraparound display next year: Bloomberg

Samsung has led the curved display "movement" with the introduction of its Galaxy Round smartphone, but apparently the company isn't satisfied stopping there. Bloomberg today claims that Samsung will release a handset featuring a wraparound display at some point next year. According to the report, …

Come On, Apple Fans, It's Time To Admit That The Company Is Blowing It

The message was clear:<p>Apple is getting its clock cleaned by Samsung, which is now by far the dominant smartphone maker in the world. (Samsung had 32% of the global market in Q3, the same share as a year ago. Apple, meanwhile, had only 12% of the market, down from 14% a year ago.)<p>Yes, both companies …

Curved screens not weird enough for you? Samsung plans a three-sided phone display

Leave it to Samsung to once again make us say “huh?” when it comes to new smartphone screen technology.<p>The Korean electronics giant is reportedly developing a three-sided smartphone screen — so it will cover the front and two sides of a phone — according to a Bloomberg report.<p>A source tells the …

Maps of What the Earth Would Look Like If All Ice Melted

Global warming is a pressing issue that affects everyone. Though it may be hard to tell right now while we still have polar ice caps, National Geographic recently created a series of maps that illustrate how visually different the Earth would look if all the ice on the planet melted. The maps …

Fizzy drinks can change your brain, warn scientists

Research on rats indicates that protein levels in the brain can be altered by consuming too many sugary soft drinks<p>Fans of fizzy pop have been urged to think before they drink after research suggested sugary beverages could “profoundly” change the brain.<p>Drinking a sweet drink over a long period can …

How a Light Bulb Can Help You Sleep Better

Can exposure to light make you feel good, boost your resistance to disease, and make you more alert during the day and better able to sleep soundly at night? Without a doubt. And like that image we see in cartoons, the light bulb is beginning to go on above heads everywhere as the truth becomes …

5 Foods That Are Keeping You Up At Night

Stop eating them before bedtime to clock extra Zzzs

Eating

Nuts Linked With Lower Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Good news for everyone whose go-to afternoon snack is a handful of almonds.<p>Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School found an association between nut consumption and decreased risk of pancreatic cancer in women.<p>Specifically, eating a one-ounce serving of nuts at least …

How to Make Testosterone Therapy for Men Safe

This week the headlines have been all about a new study in the <i>Journal of the American Medical Association</i> that discusses the association of testosterone therapy with the risks of death, heart attack and stroke in men with low testosterone levels. There are multiple problems with the current study …