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The Second Largest U.S. Tobacco Company to Ban Smoking In Its Offices
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The Second Largest U.S. Tobacco Company to Ban Smoking In Its Offices

It's a little ironic. And also sad it has taken this long. But this tobacco giant will no longer allow the use of cigarettes, cigars or pipes inside conference rooms, offices or elevators.
Traveling for Business? Consider Packing These Healthy Tips.
Business Travel

Traveling for Business? Consider Packing These Healthy Tips.

Here are a few pointers on making healthier decisions while on the road.
Rob Connors
How to Stop Feeding Your Stress With Food
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How to Stop Feeding Your Stress With Food

Running a business is hard and subjects you to ups and downs. Here's how to avoid finding comfort in food.
Lisa Evans
How Revolution Foods Made a Business of Healthy Food for Healthier Students
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How Revolution Foods Made a Business of Healthy Food for Healthier Students

Lunches for low-income students weren't an easy sell to investors, initially, but the results and the social good eventually became a major selling point.
Jessica Pothering
Google Is Now Connecting Users Searching for Symptoms With Doctors Over Video Chat
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Google Is Now Connecting Users Searching for Symptoms With Doctors Over Video Chat

The conventional wisdom 'don't diagnose your illness over the Internet' may be changing.
Laura Entis
Americans Are Living Longer Than Ever
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Americans Are Living Longer Than Ever

The average life expectancy for babies born in 2012 -- the latest year researched by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- is a record-setting 78.8 years. Can Google eventually help double that number?
Laura Entis
3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Sleep
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3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Sleep

If you want to improve your sleep and feel more rested, there are some practical ways to go about it -- ways I call the 'Levers of Sleep.'
James Clear
This Smart Skin-Scanning App Could Save Your Life
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This Smart Skin-Scanning App Could Save Your Life

Wonder if that mole that keeps morphing might be cancerous? This cool app can help you find out.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How America Takes Its Coffee (Infographic)
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How America Takes Its Coffee (Infographic)

Celebrate International Coffee Day – yes, apparently that is a thing – by reading some fun facts about the most beautiful beverage of them all.
Laura Entis
Does This Desk Increase Productivity or Simply Make You Look Ridiculous?
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Does This Desk Increase Productivity or Simply Make You Look Ridiculous?

A couple of inventors in San Francisco built a 'Human Hamster Wheel' desk in 24 hours. You have to see it to believe it.
Catherine Clifford
Stephen Hawking Introduces Intel's Connected Wheelchair
Internet of Things

Stephen Hawking Introduces Intel's Connected Wheelchair

The British physicist who 'made black holes cool' says Intel's new wheelchair, which collects health data from the user, is just one more step toward the technology of the future.
Laura Entis
CVS Rebrands Itself With Renewed Commitment to Healthcare
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CVS Rebrands Itself With Renewed Commitment to Healthcare

In an effort to position itself as a go-to healthcare source, the drugstore rolled out a new name, along with an anti-smoking campaign.
Nina Zipkin
This Is Y Combinator's Next Hot Area of Investment
Y Combinator

This Is Y Combinator's Next Hot Area of Investment

For the first time, the accelerator program is actively recruiting startups outside the tech space.
Laura Entis
Take a Look: Researchers Aim to Create Vision-Correcting Displays
Far Out Tech

Take a Look: Researchers Aim to Create Vision-Correcting Displays

Have trouble seeing? No worries. A team of university researchers is developing displays that can adjust itself depending on your prescription.
Nina Zipkin