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654 Many back pain patients ‘getting wrong care’

654 Many back pain patients ‘getting wrong care’

Lower back pain is the leading cause of disability globally but too often patients are let down by the treatment they are offered, say experts. They have written a series of papers in The Lancet ...

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653 Japanese electric toilet symbols go global

653 Japanese electric toilet symbols go global

Japan's Kyodo News Service says that the six illustrations have been accepted by ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, to show users which buttons to press when operating high-t...

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652 Three Myths About Cancer Prevention

652 Three Myths About Cancer Prevention

Maybe you’ve heard that drinking too much coffee causes cancer but a daily cup of green tea lowers your risk. Or perhaps you’ve read that surgery can make an early-stage cancer more severe. There’...

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651 The elderly backpacker who’s inspiring young Chinese

651 The elderly backpacker who’s inspiring young Chinese

An elderly woman who has chosen a life of backpacking in her retirement has won millions of fans on Chinese social media. The 73-year-old retired teacher, identified by Pear Video as Ms Qi, says ...

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650 German workers win right to 28-hour week

650 German workers win right to 28-hour week

Labor union IG Metall secured an unprecedented deal to give a large portion of its 2.3 million members more flexible working hours and a big pay rise. From next year, workers at many of German...

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649 6 Ways Pets Are Good For Mental Health

649 6 Ways Pets Are Good For Mental Health

Pets can help people manage mental health conditions, particularly in times of crisis, new research finds. People’s emotional relationship with their animals can be intense and they can provide...

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648 Is it possible to boost your immune system?

648 Is it possible to boost your immune system?

Everyone wants to be that person that never gets sick. The one at the office who somehow skips out on the plague that’s traveling from cubicle to cubicle, or the one that doesn't come down with a ...

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647 What will millennials kill this year?

647 What will millennials kill this year?

Millennials killed a lot of things last year. Almost daily, it seemed, a headline would appear with news of an industry or institution falling victim to Gen Y disruption. This trend has become ...

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646 6 Sneaky Stress Triggers and What to Do About Them

646 6 Sneaky Stress Triggers and What to Do About Them

Sneaky tension triggers might be pushing you to the breaking point—without your even realizing it. Layoffs at work: stressful. An illness in the family: brutal. You know the big stuff that can ...

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645 UK’s most googled health issue of 2017 revealed

645 UK’s most googled health issue of 2017 revealed

"What is cancer?" is the UK's most googled health question in 2017 (so far), data reveals. According to experts at Google Trends, other pressing health issues searched for online by British peopl...

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644 13 Funny International Laws You’d Never Know Were Real

644 13 Funny International Laws You’d Never Know Were Real

You might want to remember these 13 surprising and strange laws next time you're traveling to avoid embarrassment, fines, or worse! Culture clashes can occur anytime you travel, but every once ...

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643 This Is How Often You Really Should Be Shutting Down Your Computer

643 This Is How Often You Really Should Be Shutting Down Your Computer

There are pretty much two types of people in the world: Those who shut their computers down every night, and those who close their laptops without turning them off. You’ve probably heard mixed mes...

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642 New terror laws ‘would criminalise thought’, watchdog warns

642 New terror laws ‘would criminalise thought’, watchdog warns

Ministers should not "criminalise thought" with plans to prosecute people who view extremist content online, the UK's terror watchdog has said. Home Secretary Amber Rudd recently announced plan...

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641 Dream Deprivation Is Just as Unhealthy as Sleep Deprivation

641 Dream Deprivation Is Just as Unhealthy as Sleep Deprivation

You might already know how important sleep is, and how sleep deprivation can cause a slew of health problems. But have you thought about your dreams? Do you dream? And can you remember your dreams...

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640 Carrying the shopping can improve strength in over-65s, say experts

640 Carrying the shopping can improve strength in over-65s, say experts

Carrying the shopping, gardening, or vacuuming, can help older people to lead healthier lives for longer, according to leading physiotherapists. They warn that millions of older people risk fal...

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639 Albert Einstein’s ‘Theory of Happiness’ Fetches $1.56 Million

639 Albert Einstein’s ‘Theory of Happiness’ Fetches $1.56 Million

In 1922, Einstein was at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, where he was on a lecture tour, and had recently learned that he had won the Nobel Prize. When a bellboy delivered a message to the physicist,...

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638  Successful People Do These 8 Things Each Weekend

638 Successful People Do These 8 Things Each Weekend

Your weekends need to feel different from your weekdays, which happens if you rotate in different activities and hobbies you don’t have time to do during the week, Laura Vanderkam shares in her bo...

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637 This Japanese Tradition Could Help You Lead a More Meaningful Life

637 This Japanese Tradition Could Help You Lead a More Meaningful Life

Let’s be honest: Nothing is worse than waking up already dreading the day. For one, it be a sign that you’re in the wrong career. Or maybe you need to take a step back from life before you totally...

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636 Huge damages awards fuel demand for cycling insurance in Japan

636 Huge damages awards fuel demand for cycling insurance in Japan

Horrified by the huge court damages being awarded over bicycle-related accidents, cyclists in Japan are rushing to buy exclusively designed liability insurance. Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance ...

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635 You’ll Be Happiest During These Two Years of Your Life, According to Science

635 You’ll Be Happiest During These Two Years of Your Life, According to Science

According to new research, we’re happiest at two points in our lives—not just one. Researchers at the London School of Economics and Political Science asked 23,000 German volunteers aged 17 to 85 ...

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634 Smoking Cigarettes: Smell In Clothes And Furniture Can Damage Brain, Liver

634 Smoking Cigarettes: Smell In Clothes And Furniture Can Damage Brain, Liver

Cigarette smoke seeps into everything—clothing, furniture, rugs. Now, researchers at the University of California, Riverside, suggest that even this third-hand smoke (THS) can be harmful to our he...

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633  7 Ways To Keep Your Brain Healthy, According To Experts

633 7 Ways To Keep Your Brain Healthy, According To Experts

Being active and eating well helps keep your body healthy, but these habits can also aid in keeping your mind sharp. To reduce your risk of losing the ability to think well, the American Heart Ass...

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632 10 tech gadgets that’ll make your everyday life easier

632 10 tech gadgets that’ll make your everyday life easier

A good gadget solves a problem, but solving a problem isn’t the same as making your life easier. A fitness tracker might help you live healthier, but being constantly reminded to move isn’t ver...

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631 One-Fifth of Americans Find Workplace Hostile or Threatening

631 One-Fifth of Americans Find Workplace Hostile or Threatening

The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile. So concludes an in-depth study of 3,066 U.S. workers by the Rand Corp., Harvard Medical School and the University of Cali...

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630 Wisconsin company Three Square Market to microchip employees

630 Wisconsin company Three Square Market to microchip employees

A Wisconsin company is to become the first in the US to microchip employees. Three Square Market is offering to implant the tiny radio-frequency identification (RFID) chip into workers' hands f...

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629 Five countries where people live the longest

629 Five countries where people live the longest

Explorers throughout history have searched for the legendary fountain of youth. And while the elusive fountain has yet to be found, certain places across the world have emerged as centres where pe...

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628 Time, not material goods, ‘raises happiness’

628 Time, not material goods, ‘raises happiness’

Using money to free-up time is linked to increased happiness, a study says. In an experiment, individuals reported greater happiness if they used £30 ($40) to save time - such as by paying for ...

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627 Planetary protection officer wanted, generous salary

627 Planetary protection officer wanted, generous salary

Nasa is seeking a new "planetary protection officer" tasked with defending the earth from alien life. More specifically, the job's main concern is avoiding "biological contamination in human an...

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626 Scientists dim sunlight, suck up carbon dioxide to cool planet

626 Scientists dim sunlight, suck up carbon dioxide to cool planet

Scientists are sucking carbon dioxide from the air with giant fans and preparing to release chemicals from a balloon to dim the sun's rays as part of a climate engineering push to cool the planet....

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625 Working More Than 55 Hours a Week Could Affect Heart Health

625 Working More Than 55 Hours a Week Could Affect Heart Health

Long hours at work can leave you feeling stressed and exhausted, but they may also be affecting your heart health. According to a new study, employees who work more than 55 hours per week may be a...

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624 YouTube Has Started Redirecting Searches for Violent Extremism to Anti-Terrorism Videos

624 YouTube Has Started Redirecting Searches for Violent Extremism to Anti-Terrorism Videos

YouTube has started to redirect searches for violent extremism content sometimes used to recruit ISIS members to anti-terrorism videos. The technique, implemented with Google as part of a four-...

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623 New diesel and petrol vehicles to be banned from 2040 in UK

623 New diesel and petrol vehicles to be banned from 2040 in UK

New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned in the UK from 2040 in a bid to tackle air pollution, the government has announced. Ministers have also unveiled a £255m fund to help councils...

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622 Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says

622 Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says

One in three cases of dementia could be prevented if more people looked after their brain health throughout life, according to an international study in the Lancet. It lists nine key risk factors...

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621 8 new skills you can learn by watching YouTube

621 8 new skills you can learn by watching YouTube

It isn't all about cat videos. YouTube generates billions of views a day across news, music, movies, shows, live streams, andr free, as long as you don't mind sitting through a few ads. Among t...

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620 Why You Should Think Twice Before Ordering Coffee or Tea on a Plane

620 Why You Should Think Twice Before Ordering Coffee or Tea on a Plane

“Flight attendants will not drink hot water on the plane. They will not drink plain coffee, and they will not drink plain tea,” one flight attendant told Business Insider in February. Why the self...

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619 5 Rules For Eating Healthy In Japan

619 5 Rules For Eating Healthy In Japan

Eating Smart And Enjoying Your Meals Aren't Mutually Exclusive Japanese food is viewed as being one of the healthiest in the world, and rightly so — if you can stick to a traditional diet and a...

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618 7 Surprising Facts About Men’s Health

618 7 Surprising Facts About Men’s Health

Former President Bill Clinton established National Men’s Health Week in 1994 and it has been celebrated every year since. It serves as a way to encourage the men and boys in our lives to embrace h...

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617 Are food pesticides harmful to humans?

617 Are food pesticides harmful to humans?

Pesticides are dangerous by design. Their job, after all, is to wipe out living organisms, so it's no surprise that they may cause health risks to people in some cases. Health risks depend not onl...

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616 Elon Musk wants to connect brains to computers with new company

616 Elon Musk wants to connect brains to computers with new company

Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk is launching a new company called Neuralink with the intention of connecting computers directly to human brains, according to a report. The Wall Street Journa...

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615 The Japanese skill copied by the world

615 The Japanese skill copied by the world

Mindfulness has become trendy around the world in recent years – but in Japan, it’s been ingrained into the culture for centuries. As the sleek shinkansen bullet train glided noiselessly into t...

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