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18

Sep

Can healthy soil fix our planet?In ‘The Soil Will Save Us,’ author Kristin Ohlson explores the potential for reversing global warming through soil conservation.

Can healthy soil fix our planet?
In ‘The Soil Will Save Us,’ author Kristin Ohlson explores the potential for reversing global warming through soil conservation.

17

Sep

Could a blood test be used to diagnose depression?Doctors may be able to use the test to diagnose depression and predict a patient’s responsiveness to therapy.

Could a blood test be used to diagnose depression?
Doctors may be able to use the test to diagnose depression and predict a patient’s responsiveness to therapy.

16

Sep

'Angelina Jolie effect' credited for increase in cancer screeningsDoctors in Canada report that referrals for genetic counseling jumped 90% after Jolie’s May 2013 NY Times op-ed.

'Angelina Jolie effect' credited for increase in cancer screenings
Doctors in Canada report that referrals for genetic counseling jumped 90% after Jolie’s May 2013 NY Times op-ed.

Do natural antibiotics work and are they safe?Herbals and food alternatives may offer you a chance to skip the pills next time you’re sick.

Do natural antibiotics work and are they safe?
Herbals and food alternatives may offer you a chance to skip the pills next time you’re sick.

15

Sep

Cryonics: Would you have your body frozen?
Here’s everything you need to know about cryopreservation — from how bodies are preserved to how to fund your own future freezing.

Walking or biking to work may make you happierWorkers who took public transportation also reported a larger feeling of emotional satisfaction compared to those who drove.

Walking or biking to work may make you happier
Workers who took public transportation also reported a larger feeling of emotional satisfaction compared to those who drove.

14

Sep

How often do you really need to shower?Most people think showering once a day is the norm, but there are plenty of people who don’t — and it might be healthier.

How often do you really need to shower?
Most people think showering once a day is the norm, but there are plenty of people who don’t — and it might be healthier.

7 things your mouth can reveal about your healthOral problems can point to a range of other issues, including hormonal imbalance, stress and heart problems.

7 things your mouth can reveal about your health
Oral problems can point to a range of other issues, including hormonal imbalance, stress and heart problems.

13

Sep

This simple sitting test could predict how long you will liveIf you have trouble performing this test, your life could be cut short.

This simple sitting test could predict how long you will live
If you have trouble performing this test, your life could be cut short.

Why big fridges are a bad ideaAmerican-style refrigerators don’t just waste energy, they can hurt your health and wallet too.

Why big fridges are a bad idea
American-style refrigerators don’t just waste energy, they can hurt your health and wallet too.