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    Your age may determine what foods improve your mood

    Many believe to know how food impacts mood. Coffee and sugar makes people upbeat and happy, turkey’s tryptophan can lead to naps, and vegetables make some feel virtuous, right? However, these “facts” aren’t necessarily true. What’s more, researchers at the University of Binghamton have found that how certain foods influence the brain depends on how […]

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    Teens are vaping, not smoking. But is vaping safe?

    A massive new survey has found that a large number of teens in the U.S. are vaping — far more than those who say they smoke cigarettes. The Monitoring the Future survey, which is conducted by the University of Michigan, asked about 50,000 eighth, 10th, and 12th graders in the U.S. about a wide variety of […]

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    Why nothing you buy at the drugstore is going to clear up your cystic acne

    It can be frustrating to spend money on an expensive skin care product or pricey treatment, only to find it doesn’t work well for your skin. This is especially true if you’re prone to breakouts and feel as though you’ve tried nearly every cleanser and serum on the drugstore shelf, hoping to clear them up. […]

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    23 Signs You’re Secretly An Introvert

    Think you can spot an introvert in a crowd? Think again. Although the stereotypical introvert may be the one at the party who’s hanging out alone by the food table fiddling with an iPhone, the “social butterfly” can just as easily have an introverted personality. “Spotting the introvert can be harder than finding Waldo,” Sophia […]

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    George H.W. Bush Becomes Longest-Lived U.S. President

    No. 41 has surpassed No. 38. At 93 years and 166 days old, George H.W. Bush has now lived longer than any U.S. president to date, officially beating Gerald Ford’s record of 93 years and 165 days on Saturday. Ford lived his long life between July 14, 1913 and Dec. 26, 2006, serving in office from 1974 […]

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    Twitter Is Appalled At The West Coast’s Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dish

    Everybody knows the best part of the Thanksgiving meal is the sides. Forget that dry turkey ― serve up some mashed sweet potatoes or cornbread. But when it comes to which side dishes are the best for the holiday meal, people on Twitter have been having heated debates. On Tuesday, news site FiveThirtyEight tweeted a map from […]

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    What to do when addiction shows up to Thanksgiving dinner

    Thanksgiving is touted as a cheerful day that brings people together — but for so many families, the national holiday can be a painful, difficult gathering that only deepens existing divisions between relatives. From heated political debate at the dinner table, to sexist kitchen dynamics behind the scenes, to personal anxiety about seeing friends and family, […]

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    How to Brag About Your Badass Self

    Six years ago, when I started my company, FinePoint, I could never have predicted what it would become. What began as a way to avoid another desk job morphed into a PR shop, and then something quite different – and much bigger. There’s really no vocabulary to talk positively about professional accomplishment. I never thought […]