Love & Life

America’s Ticking Time Bomb Is Getting Worse

OBESITY levels have reached nearly 40 per cent in parts of the United States, a shocking new map reveals. The map shows that in nine states – Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, and West Virginia – adult obesity is at or above 35 per cent. But in West Virginia and Mississippi that figure hits 39.5 per ...

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A Guide To Pain Management

Pain can be informative. At a most basic level, the feeling of physical discomfort is a signal from our body that something is wrong. We react to pain in a way that may protect us from further injury – like quickly pulling your hand back when you’ve touched something hot. Pain is experienced in many different ways. It can feel ...

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How Animals Control Earth’s Oxygen Levels

No more than 540 million years ago there was a huge boom in the diversity of animals on Earth. The first larger animals evolved in what is today known as the Cambrian explosion. In the time that followed, the animals evolved and grew larger, but concurrently with the evolution of animals, the oxygen level in the atmosphere dropped and this ...

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How AI Will Change Our Wars

The world’s major powers are in the middle of an artificial intelligence (AI) arms race. Over the next several years, China expects to deploy a fleet of unmanned submarines in contested waters like the South China Sea. Russia has tested its robotic tank on the battlefield in Syria and is reportedly working on developing autonomous nuclear submarines. For its part, ...

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Why America’s Families Are Struggling Financially

The finances of Americans may not be as good as they look from the outside. Despite optimistic metrics like a nine-year-long bullish, if volatile, stock market, higher than expected job and wage growth, and consumer confidence levels nearing record highs, millions of Americans continue to struggle, a study released last week from financial consultancy nonprofit the Center for Financial Services ...

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Essential oils for tinnitus and hearing loss: Will they help?

Essential oils have recently seen an uptick in popularity, largely due to increased interest in alternative medicine and the simultaneous rise in multi-level marketing companies, such as DoTerra and Young Living, which sell essential oils. What are essential oils? Essential oils are concentrated liquids taken from plants, including herbs and fruits. Common essential oils include lemon, peppermint and lavender, but there are dozens, ...

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What To Do In Case The Stock Market Crashes

As stocks plummet, your worries for your 401(k) and financial stabilitiy should be rising. However, if you’re thinking this might be the time to change up your retirement savings plan, you should probably think again. Financial planner Paul Beatty, from Bailey & Beatty Financial Services, told FOX Business that if you’re beyond five years away from retirement, you shouldn’t be doing ...

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Discovery Along The Sea Of Galilee…

Archaeologists believe they have discovered the site of the Church of the Apostles in the ancient town of Bethsaida, along the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel. The church is thought to have been built over the home of two of Jesus’ disciples, Peter and Andrew. The Bible records that Jesus met the brothers while they were casting a fishing ...

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Here’s to Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails are common and usually treatable without surgery. However, in severe cases, people may need a small medical procedure to treat an ingrown toenail. If they notice them at an early stage, people can treat ingrown nails at home. However, in severe cases — especially when the nail has become infected — people may need to see a doctor ...

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How Willie Nelson Got Woody Harrelson to Start Smoking Weed Again

Midway through 2017, noted pot smoker Woody Harrelson announced that he’d actually given up using marijuana after, “30 solid years of just partying too fucking hard.” But when you’re a celebrity with a penchant for a good time, a fat joint, and a friendship with Willie Nelson, that only lasts so long. In the September cover story for Esquire, Harrelson ...

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