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There’s Only One Right Way to Squeeze a Lemon

Of all the most hated kitchen tasks, squeezing a lemon ranks somewhere below mincing garlic and above chopping an onion. This is largely due to the fact that lemon seeds, tricky little buggers that they are, have a propensity to leap from the pulp of the fruit and into whatever vessel you’re using to collect

Your Ultimate Guide to Running and Weight Loss

Everybody knows someone who lost a lot of weight when they started running. And plenty of people know runners who went the other way, gaining weight during training. So does running help or hurt your weight loss goals? It depends on how you do it. How running helps you lose weight You can lose weight

Is it OK to Bring Kids to the Office?

“When colleagues do bring their kids to the office, I find it incredibly distracting and disruptive,” she says, nonetheless. “It’s not like we have a child-care facility in our office building; when the kids get bored (who can blame them), they’re out making noise in the main work area with the rest of us. And

What happens to your body if you eat too many chia seeds

In recent years, chia seeds have entered the mainstream. Once a niche superfood, they are now a regular on the menu of many trendy brunch spots and have even infiltrated the home kitchen. The best part? They boast many nutritional benefits, such as promoting weight loss, lowering cholesterol and fighting inflammation (via BBC GoodFood). But

Mysterious new Virus in China: WHO convenes emergency Committee

The world health organization (WHO) has convened because of the new type of lung disease in China, its emergency Committee. The experts will advise on Wednesday about whether a health emergency, to call, such as the WHO reported on Monday. These independent experts will also recommend measures, if any, should be taken. The Chinese authorities

Virus screenings to begin at three US airports amid outbreak in China

Federal authorities will begin screening airline travelers arriving from Wuhan, China, for signs that they may be infected with a new coronavirus that is spreading in Asia, officials announced Friday. Passengers flying into Los Angeles International Airport, San Francisco International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York will be examined for the

Zika virus’ key into brain cells ID’d, leveraged to block infection and kill cancer cells

Zika virus infection can stunt neonatal brain development, a condition known as microcephaly, in which babies are born with abnormally small heads. To determine how best to prevent and treat the viral infection, scientists first need to understand how the pathogen gets inside brain cells. Employing different approaches to answer different questions, two research teams

Pakistan says Facebook to help in fight against polio

Pakistan says Facebook will help the country in its fight against polio after authorities blamed anti-vaccine content posted last year on the social network site for a leap in the number of cases. Pakistan is one of only three countries where polio has not been eradicated, but a years-long effort began to show fruit with

Researchers find minimally invasive procedure to treat chronic Achilles tendon disorder

A minimally invasive procedure to treat a common foot and ankle disorder can reduce pain, recovery time, and postsurgery complications while improving functional outcomes, according to a report published in the journal Foot and Ankle Surgery. The procedure treats insertional Achilles tendinopathy, a common and chronic orthopedic disorder in which patients experience pain at the