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Keeping yourself accountable to your doctor and other users on social media sites like Facebook could turn out to be a powerful tool for weight loss, recent research has found. Photo by David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images According to the...
Photo illustration by Getty ImagesPremiums for job-based insurance rose modestly for the third consecutive year, reflecting slowed spending, even as key elements of the federal health care law went into effect. Family premiums rose 3 percent in 2014...
President Obama met with congressional leaders on Tuesday to request “buy-in” for his expanded military campaign against the Islamic State Group. Photo by T.J. Kirkpactrick/BloombergWASHINGTON — House Republicans have rebuffed President...
To study black holes, scientists flock to the ALMA Observatory atop a mountain in the middle of the Atacama Desert in northern Chile to get a better look at the sky. Time-lapse video by Joshua Barajas and Rebecca Jacobson/PBS NewsHour The most...
More Americans are signed up to donate organs than regularly volunteer their time or donate money. Photo by Flickr user Mark Coggins. Editor’s Note: In the wake of the ubiquitous Ice Bucket Challenge, Americans looked like a fairly generous...
Visit Tumblr, Netflix or Etsy today and you’ll find a spinning wheel at the top of your computer screen. These Web sites, among others, are participating in “Internet Slowdown Day” in an effort to raise awareness of net neutrality as the...