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Eat Less, Exercise More: Americans Are Finally Doing It
Health

Eat Less, Exercise More: Americans Are Finally Doing It

We still have a ways to go, but this is promising news.
Laura Entis
10 Apps and Gadgets to Help You Find Zen
Health

10 Apps and Gadgets to Help You Find Zen

Looking to maximize your mindfulness? These tech-based tools may help.
Catherine Clifford
Overeating? Blame Your Brain.
Personal Health

Overeating? Blame Your Brain.

A new study from Rutgers found a link between a hormone called GLP-1 and overeating.
Nina Zipkin
How This Video Game Company Is Helping People Hear Better
Far Out Tech

How This Video Game Company Is Helping People Hear Better

Turtle Beach designed the technology for gamers, but soon realized people with hearing loss could benefit from it.
John Gaudiosi
GE and NFL Team Up to Fund Research Into Concussion Detection
Far Out Tech

GE and NFL Team Up to Fund Research Into Concussion Detection

The league has been criticized for its cavalier attitude toward traumatic head injuries and it's thought that more than 25 percent of players will suffer brain problems.
5 Reasons You Need to Get a Walking Desk Right Now
Productivity

5 Reasons You Need to Get a Walking Desk Right Now

Here are a few ways you are able to turbocharge your career just by using a walking desk.
Caren Merrick
Artificial Blood Transfusions Could Be a Reality By 2017
Health

Artificial Blood Transfusions Could Be a Reality By 2017

The U.K.'s National Health Service plans to begin early phase clinical trials in two years.
Laura Entis
Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies
Health Care

Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies

The court ruled that the federal subsidies that help people pay for their health plans are legal under the Affordable Care Act.
Plant-Based Energy Foods That Will Give You a Boost
Energy

Plant-Based Energy Foods That Will Give You a Boost

Forget the office coffee pot. Turn to these plant-based foods for an energy jolt instead.
Lisa Evans
Chipotle is Testing a New, Super-Simplified, All-Natural Tortilla
Chipotle

Chipotle is Testing a New, Super-Simplified, All-Natural Tortilla

The burrito chain's latest on its journey to an all-natural menu: the tortilla.
Kate Taylor
Sick of Sitting? Tired of Standing? Take a Load Off With This 'Leaning' Desk.
Inventions

Sick of Sitting? Tired of Standing? Take a Load Off With This 'Leaning' Desk.

Forget leaning in. It's time to lean back. With this recliner behind you, you can slouch on the job like you mean it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
San Francisco's Law Targeting Sugary Sodas May Mean Trouble for Starbucks
Starbucks

San Francisco's Law Targeting Sugary Sodas May Mean Trouble for Starbucks

As the city contemplates a law that will require warnings on soda advertising, the Frappuccino comes under fire.
Kate Taylor
Microsoft Research Project Uses Drones to Track Emerging Diseases
Far Out Tech

Microsoft Research Project Uses Drones to Track Emerging Diseases

The goal is to find new strains of pathogens before they begin wreaking havoc.
Scientists Work Out How to Wire Up Your Brain
Far Out Tech

Scientists Work Out How to Wire Up Your Brain

Imagine a future where neurological disorders are cured with a single injection into the top of your skull. It might not be too far off.