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Processed meats do cause cancer - WHO

Health editor, BBC News website<p><b>Processed meats - such as bacon, sausages and ham - do cause cancer, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).</b><p>Its report said 50g of processed meat a day - less than two slices of bacon - increased the chance of developing colorectal cancer by 18%.<p>Meanwhile, …

Nutrition

Your Favorite Meat Snack Just Got Classified As Cancerous

The World Health Organization just classified processed meats (bacon, deli meats, hotdogs) as “carcinogenic to humans” and all red meats as “probably …

The science of human behavior is reshaping the US government

Back in September, President Barack Obama signed an executive order that marked a major turning point in the role that behavioral science plays in helping the federal government achieve policy goals.<p>The order, which directs federal agencies to incorporate insights from behavioral science into their …

Behavior

Will Drinking Green Tea Boost Your Metabolism? Not So Fast

It's a tantalizing idea, isn't it, that we could burn stored fat simply by nibbling or sipping on something that tastes good.<p>Plenty of companies are now capitalizing on the allure of "metabolism boosting" foods and drinks. Among the most-hyped substance is green tea — for its supposed powers as an …

Tea

The Best Times to Sleep, Wake, Exercise and Eat Are Based on Age, Circadian Rhythms

If you're wondering what the optimal times are to engage in certain activities, listen to your body's circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms are physiological, mental and behavioral changes governed by the body within a 24-hour clock, according to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. …

Sleep

'Do Your Cars Emit Oxygen?' Supreme Court Ticks Off Mercedes, Toyota

<b>New Delhi:</b> "Are your vehicles emitting oxygen?" was the Supreme Court's withering reply to car manufacturers including Toyota and Mercedes, who want …

Samsung warns customers not to discuss personal information in front of smart TVs

Samsung has confirmed that its "smart TV" sets are listening to customers' every word, and the company is warning customers not to speak about …

Privacy
Silicon Valley

U.S. Spent $1.4 Billion To Stop HIV By Promoting Abstinence. Did It Work?

In the past 12 years, the U.S. has spent more than $1.4 billion funding abstinence programs in Africa. They're part of a larger program — called the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief — aimed at stopping the spread of HIV around the world.<p>Many health officials consider PEPFAR a success. It …

Public Health

America's Unseen Social Crisis: Men Without Work

Over the past two generations, America has suffered a quiet catastrophe: the collapse of work--for men. In the half-century between 1965 and 2015, …

6 Scientific Reasons Facebook Turns Everybody Into A Jerk

The internet had such promise. The World Wide Web was going to help us share information, learn about people from different places, and have access …

Humor

How Muslims Defined American 'Cool'

A conversation with the Purdue University professor Su’ad Abdul Khabeer, whose new book documents the connection between Islam and hip-hop culture in the United States<p>In the opening to her new book, <i>Muslim Cool,</i> the Purdue University professor Su’ad Abdul Khabeer makes an ambitious declaration of …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Art & Culture vs Extremism in Arab World

Promoting culture is imperative for Arabs given the destruction of, and war on, culture launched by extremist and terrorist groups in the Middle East/North Africa region, said Sultan Al Qassemi.<p>"Every single member of our community in the Arab world has a responsibility and has the ability today, …

Middle East

What does the future hold for integration and multiculturalism?

Louise Casey may be right that “huge progress” has been made in achieving social integration in recent years (Opinion, 5 December). But policies relating to integration have not improved much. In the early 1980s, the Commission for Racial Equality, of which I was chairman, defined integration in a …

Education

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

This father feels uncomfortable asking his nanny, who works over 50 hours per week, to stay late.<p>5:05 p.m. Today5:05 p.m. Sept. 22, 2017<p>Who should …

Tips, tricks and mistakes to avoid when motivating yourself, according to a psychologist

Those who feel guilty for skipping a trip to the gym or switching on the TV instead of picking up a book after a long day at work can take comfort in …

Motivation
Chloë Grace Moretz