11 Good Reasons to Eat More Nuts

When we were counting calories, nuts were a no-go. Then science saved us from depriving ourselves. It turns out that eating nuts can help you lose weight. Whether you are on a diet or not, they’re good nutrition.

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The Calm Your Brain Needs: Mindfulness and Meditation For Better Cognition

Indeed, climbing mountains and becoming a Tibetan monk is a far-fetched way to go about it, but meditation is worth the effort. And it’s so easily done at home that many doctors now hand out “prescriptions” for it.
Health

Two Ways to Overcome Needle Phobias without Seeing a Shrink

For at least 50 million Americans, even thinking about getting a shot sends them to heart-pounding phobic levels. A University of New Mexico medical team found an unusual way to make it all better
AgingHealth

Hungry People, Fruit Flies, and Wine Drinkers … The True and Still Mysterious Keys to Longevity

The proof that being hungry could help you live longer is strong. It’s been confirmed time and again in high-quality scientific experiments… if you are a fruit fly. What about humans?
Health

Blood Clot Hazard—Don’t Sleep Like This

It took an earthquake to reveal that your car might put you at a higher risk for blood clots than a long trip by plane.
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Clues from a Rare Brain Disease Might Solve the Pain in Your Knees and Extend Cell Life

New research into one of the rarest autoimmune diseases—called PHARC—could mean hope for people who suffer arthritis, the most common one.
Special Report

Max Your Memory Power

Memory champion Kim Surin memorized 2,350 cards in one hour. Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini memorized 200 symphonies, note for note, and over 100 operas. C.S. Lewis, the author of the Narnia stories, recalled almost everything in every book he read. Memory champions work at it, but their techniques aren’t hard. You can use them, too.
Special Report

Max Your Memory Power

Memory champion Kim Surin memorized 2,350 cards in one hour. Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini memorized 200 symphonies, note for note, and over 100 operas. C.S. Lewis, the author of the Narnia stories, recalled almost everything in every book he read. Memory champions work at it, but their techniques aren’t hard. You can use them, too.
Special Report

Today’s Supernutrient Heroes According to Science

Remember when everyone was selling vitamin E to cure acne, strengthen weak eyes, fix depression, and reverse hardening of the arteries? But it doesn’t. Health fads come and go. But some nutrients really do have super powers. That’s not hearsay… they’ve been investigated in human trials. And these have had less publicity than they deserve. You should know about them.
Special Report

Slip, Trip, Fall: What You Need to Know At Every Age About America’s Third Most Deadly Health Risk

Almost everything written about the risks of falling focuses on old people and overlooks teens and healthy adults. That bias may be the most harmful public health myth of our times. That’s because injuries from falls, slips and trips kill more Americans every year than anything except heart disease and cancer. And every age group suffers. In fact, outdoor accidents are far more likely to happen to young, healthy people.
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