576 Treating Pain Without Drugs

576 Treating Pain Without Drugs

A new federal report revealed that the majority of U.S. adults (more than 54 percent) had some type of musculoskeletal pain disorder such as back, joint or neck pain in 2012 (the latest year f...

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575 One of the Most Powerful Ways to Boost Your Brainpower Starts With This Simple Weekend Chore

575 One of the Most Powerful Ways to Boost Your Brainpower Starts With This Simple Weekend Chore

Cleaning out your closet can actually make you smarter by eliminating decision fatigue. We’re forced to make hundreds of small decisions daily that for the most part we take for granted: Do ...

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574 6 ways energy drinks can hurt your body

574 6 ways energy drinks can hurt your body

The concept seems relatively innocuous. Get a burst of energy by drinking something out of a colorful can that looks an awful lot like a soda. But energy drinks have a lot more going on under that...

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573 Japanese Food Can Help You Live Longer: What Are The Health-Boosting Ingredients?

573 Japanese Food Can Help You Live Longer: What Are The Health-Boosting Ingredients?

Experts believe that Japanese food can help you have a healthy life, and according to the London-based nutritionist Cassandra Barns, it can help in getting a long life. Japanese diet that inclu...

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572 6 Strange Effects Of Stress Including Vivid Dreams, Hair Loss, Gallows Humor

572 6 Strange Effects Of Stress Including Vivid Dreams, Hair Loss, Gallows Humor

An insatiable appetite, profuse sweating, a racing heart and high blood pressure — these are just a few of the well-known physical manifestations of stress in our everyday lives. Beyond those obvi...

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571 4 Worst Things To Order When You Go Out For Sushi

571 4 Worst Things To Order When You Go Out For Sushi

Going out for sushi seems like a pretty good choice when your other options are burgers or pizza. But is it really a clean option, period? As with so many of life's biggest questions, the answe...

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570 Alternative medicine is now a $30 billion industry. But does it work?

570 Alternative medicine is now a $30 billion industry. But does it work?

Alternative medicine is big business in the U.S. A 2016 report found that Americans spent more than $30 billion on alternative therapies in 2012. That includes treatments such as homeopathy and ...

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569 Prescribing holidays ‘could help fight infections’

569 Prescribing holidays ‘could help fight infections’

Scientists are investigating whether prescribing holidays, music or a change of scene might boost our immune system and help us to fight off disease. In tests on mice, they discovered that spru...

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568 Doraemon under attack as a bad influence on children in India, Pakistan

568 Doraemon under attack as a bad influence on children in India, Pakistan

Beloved Japanese manga character Doraemon might seem to be an unlikely source of serious controversy. But in India and Pakistan, the chubby blue robotic cat has become a target of bitter critic...

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567 Move to this small Canadian town, get a job and 2 acres

567 Move to this small Canadian town, get a job and 2 acres

Cape Breton is an island on the northeastern tip of Nova Scotia. The island has only around 135,000 residents, and the numbers keep dropping. Cape Breton is home to many towns including tiny Wh...

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566 Why Danish students are paid to go to college

566 Why Danish students are paid to go to college

Every Danish student receives about $900 (5,839 Danish krones) per month under a scheme known as SU (Statens Uddannelsesstøtte). The generous financial support does not have to be paid back even i...

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565 Zuckerberg and Chan aim to tackle all disease by 2100

565 Zuckerberg and Chan aim to tackle all disease by 2100

Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have pledged $3bn (£2.3bn) to fund medical research over the next decade. At a press conference in San Francisco, they said their ...

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564 5 Things You Should Avoid On An Empty Stomach

564 5 Things You Should Avoid On An Empty Stomach

You can do a lot of things on an empty stomach. Sleep, for example, is best experienced on an empty stomach. Going to bed on a full stomach can prompt the body to store those extra calories as fat...

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563 9 skills they don’t teach in school (but should)

563 9 skills they don’t teach in school (but should)

In Michigan, legislators are mulling over a plan intended to increase the number of CPR-trained members in their community by requiring that students learn the lifesaving skill before they graduat...

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562 What’s the best work schedule for your age?

562 What’s the best work schedule for your age?

Scientists have long known that you have an internal biological clock that regulates various physical, mental and behavioral changes your body experiences over a 24-hour cycle, called circadian rh...

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561 Why do kids go to school? Americans are divided on the answer, a new poll shows.

561 Why do kids go to school? Americans are divided on the answer, a new poll shows.

What is school for? A new poll released Monday night shows that Americans are divided on the issue. And in an era when public education has been under attack, most public school parents still thin...

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560 Does ‘Young Blood’ Reverse Aging? 5 Things To Know About Peter Thiel’s Parabiosis

560 Does ‘Young Blood’ Reverse Aging? 5 Things To Know About Peter Thiel’s Parabiosis

Thiel, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who was the first outside investor in Facebook, has poured millions of dollars into anti-aging startups and therapies, and has argued that the rest of society ...

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559 Health benefits of drinking hot cocoa

559 Health benefits of drinking hot cocoa

Drinkable chocolate has been used for years to treat ailments and maladies. When chocolate made its way to France in the 17th century, it was used "to fight against fits of anger and bad moods.” ...

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558 Satellite images used to predict poverty

558 Satellite images used to predict poverty

There's little reliable data on local incomes in developing countries, which hampers efforts to tackle the problem. A team from Stanford University were able to train a computer system to ident...

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557 Self-driving buses are roaming the streets of Helsinki

557 Self-driving buses are roaming the streets of Helsinki

Two self-driving minibuses began plying the roads of Helsinki this week -- in real traffic. The small electric buses were developed by a French company EasyMile and can transport up to nine passen...

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556 16 simple ways to reduce plastic waste

556 16 simple ways to reduce plastic waste

Plastic is found in virtually everything these days. Your food and hygiene products are packaged in it. Your car, phone and computer are made from it. And you might even chew on it daily in the f...

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555 Parents who insist on vegan diet for children may risk jail in Italy

555 Parents who insist on vegan diet for children may risk jail in Italy

If parliamentarian Elvira Savino has her way, Italian parents who insist on a vegan diet for their children will risk up to four years in jail. Savino, from the conservative Forza Italia party,...

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554 Will this be the happiest place in the world?

554 Will this be the happiest place in the world?

Can the state engineer a happy country? The United Arab Emirates thinks so. Last week, the country’s government announced it had selected 60 “chief happiness and positivity officers” to travel ...

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553 Workplace Essentials For Better Health: 8 Things You Need

553 Workplace Essentials For Better Health: 8 Things You Need

Chances are you spend most of your day at a desk job. While you avoid certain health hazards by not working in manual labor, sitting in front of a computer screen for at least eight hours a day is...

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552 San Francisco Just Issued The Country’s Broadest Ban On Styrofoam

552 San Francisco Just Issued The Country’s Broadest Ban On Styrofoam

“This stuff is an environmental and public health pollutant, and we have to reduce its use.” San Francisco just took a major step to save the environment. The city’s Board of Supervisors una...

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551 The reasons why exhaustion and burnout are so common

551 The reasons why exhaustion and burnout are so common

More and more people are suffering ‘burnout’ – but is this the fault of modern life or is physical, mental and spiritual exhaustion a far older condition? According to one argument, our brains...

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550 Website Introducing “sento” Public Baths Gains Traction

550 Website Introducing “sento” Public Baths Gains Traction

A website providing information about "sento" public bathhouses mainly in the Tokyo metropolitan area is proving popular despite the decline in such communal baths, a major part of Japanese cult...

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549 What Are The Best Ways To Prevent Cancer?

549 What Are The Best Ways To Prevent Cancer?

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by David Agus, M.D., USC Professor of Medicine and Engineering. Here are 8 simple ways to help your body prevent the ravages of cancer: 1. Ge...

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548 Americans Spend Half Of Their Food Budgets At Restaurants

548 Americans Spend Half Of Their Food Budgets At Restaurants

Unless you have a Blue Apron subscription, the idea of having regular, home-cooked meals is probably more nostalgic than realistic. It’s tough to get motivated to pack a lunch every day when you w...

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547 Outdoor learning ‘boosts children’s development’

547 Outdoor learning ‘boosts children’s development’

Childhoods were dramatically changing, with fewer opportunities to spend time outdoors, researchers observed. The loss of exposure to the natural environment would have negative long-term conse...

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546 Stress in the classroom could be contagious between teachers and students, scientists discover

546 Stress in the classroom could be contagious between teachers and students, scientists discover

The stress suffered by exhausted teachers could be contagious to their students and have a negative impact on their ability to learn, a landmark study has found. Students of ‘burned out’ teache...

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545 RAMSEE IS A SECURITY GUARD ROBOT WITH INFRARED VISION

545 RAMSEE IS A SECURITY GUARD ROBOT WITH INFRARED VISION

Gamma 2 Robotics’ RAMSEE borrows the name of pharaohs, which is fitting since it works the graveyard shift. The security bot is an autonomous patrolman, rolling around empty halls and hard-to-surv...

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544 How I Ended My Toxic Relationship with Stress

544 How I Ended My Toxic Relationship with Stress

I used to thrive on stress—I truly believed it gave me energy and excitement. But my company,EXHALE, is centered around the belief that relaxation is essential to wellbeing. And eventually, I real...

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543 Junior high school in Japan introduces trial afternoon nap time for students

543 Junior high school in Japan introduces trial afternoon nap time for students

Requested by the students themselves, the afternoon siesta is designed to improve concentration levels and protect the environment. Kakogawa Junior High School in Kakogawa City, Hyogo Prefectur...

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542 GERMANY MAY HAVE DRIVERLESS TRAINS BY 2023

542 GERMANY MAY HAVE DRIVERLESS TRAINS BY 2023

Germans are speeding toward a future of driverless trains. At least, that's what Deutsche Bahn chairman Rudiger Grube has been telling German newspapers. He says that by 2021, 2022, or 2023, the G...

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541 Study shows living near nature can help you live longer

541 Study shows living near nature can help you live longer

A long-term study from Harvard that has been collecting data on study participants since 1976 has drawn a correlation between living near nature and a longer life expectancy. Taking data collected...

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540 Foods Endorsed by Celebrities Are Almost All Terrible for You

540 Foods Endorsed by Celebrities Are Almost All Terrible for You

Almost every food or drink a music celebrity endorses and promotes through commercials and advertisements is unhealthy, according to a new study from NYU researchers. That’s a shame, the study aut...

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539 McDonald’s overhauls popular menu ingredients

539 McDonald’s overhauls popular menu ingredients

NEW YORK: McDonald's Corp, which is trying to shake its image for serving processed junk food, said on Monday that it would eliminating some unpalatable ingredients from its most popular menu item...

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538 (County:Vietnam) VN protests Taiwan’s violation of Trường Sa

538 (County:Vietnam) VN protests Taiwan’s violation of Trường Sa

HÀ NỘI — Visits by a number of Taiwanese officials to the Ba Bình (Itu Aba) feature area have seriously violated Việt Nam’s sovereignty over the Trường Sa (Spratly) archipelago, stated Foreign Mi...

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537 (Country Vietnam) Experts inspect Zika prevention measures in localities

537 (Country Vietnam) Experts inspect Zika prevention measures in localities

Eight inspection teams from the ministry of health (MOH) have checked Zika virusdisease and dengue fever prevention and control measures in 16 provinces and citiesthe preventive medicines center s...

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