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Pessimists die two years earlier on average, study finds

Pessimists die two years earlier than the average person – but being an optimist does not lead to a longer life, study finds Researchers compared more than 3,000 people and their scores on optimism-pessimism scales People with higher pessimistic scores were more likely to die two years earlier from issues such as cardiovascular disease Higher

Cancer survivors overestimate the quality of their diets, finds first study on the topic

There are 15 million cancer survivors in the United States, and prior research has provided strong evidence that lifestyle interventions, such as diet and physical activity, are especially important in the long-term recovery of cancer survivors. Energy imbalance—when energy expenditure does not equal energy intake- and metabolic changes after cancer treatment can directly affect the

On the road again: COVID-19 safety tips for commuters

Many commuters are back on the road as COVID-19 restrictions are lifting across the country and businesses are reopening. For commuters using public transportation, car sharing services and carpooling, close proximity to fellow commuters may raise concerns about safety and risk of infection. That’s because COVID-19 is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person through droplets

‘All eyes’ on New York: Reopening tests city torn by crises

After three bleak months, New York, the corner of the U.S. hit hardest by the coronavirus, gradually began reopening Monday in what was seen as a landmark moment in the crisis and a test of the city’s discipline. With the virus in check—at least for now—stores previously deemed nonessential were cleared to reopen for delivery

The Spring Recipes That Are Starting to Trend on Pinterest

Although the weather doesn’t really feel like it (at least in the northeast), it is technically spring and that means soon, we’ll have lots of fresh, spring produce to work with in our kitchens. Deciding how to use all of that delicious new produce is an entirely different story. When we’re in need of recipe

George, Charlotte and Louis Adorably Cheer On Health Care Workers

The perfect pick-me-up! Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis sweetly showed gratitude for the staff who are taking on the coronavirus pandemic. “To all the doctors, nurses, carers, GPs, pharmacists, volunteers and other NHS staff working tirelessly to help those affected by #COVID19: thank you,” Kensington Palace tweeted on Thursday, March 26. “#ClapForOurCarers #ClapForNHS.”

Jordan goes on virus lockdown as Iran’s death toll mounts

Air raid sirens echoed across Jordan’s capital on Saturday to mark the start of a three-day curfew, the latest mass lockdown in the Middle East aimed at containing the coronavirus, which has claimed another 123 lives in Iran, home to the region’s worst outbreak. The latest deaths bring Iran’s overall toll to 1,556 amid 20,610

Viewership soars for misleading tobacco videos on YouTube

Misleading portrayals of the safety of tobacco use are widespread on YouTube, where the viewership of popular pro-tobacco videos has soared over the past half-dozen years, according to research by the Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) of the University of Pennsylvania. In an article published today in the Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review, APPC researchers

Lady Gaga Avoids White Flour While On Tour

What is it like living la vida Gaga? Fans know Lady Gaga has a lot on her plate, acting, singing, and much more. What they may not know is she also has a lot of healthy foods on her literal plate for breakfast, lunch, and dinner to fuel her busy life. The “Shallow” singer’s personal

Watch Reese Witherspoon's Son School Her on 'Dapping'

Actor, glam mom, business entrepreneur and fab Southerner Reese Witherspoon is now, basically, also a cool teen. And it’s all thanks to her many spot-on “How to Teen in 2020” lessons courtesy of her 16-year-old (very patient) son Deacon Phillippe. Back in September, we were first introduced to Witherspoon and Phillippe’s mother-son hilarity when Phillippe

Honeymooner who got coronavirus on Diamond Princess blasts government

’78 Brits, what the hell do they matter? They forgot us’: Honeymooner who caught coronavirus on doomed Diamond Princess blasts botched government evacuation and tells how his wife is ‘struggling’ on ship Alan Steele, from Wolverhampton, attacked UK Government for treating dozens of Brits onboard ‘badly’ Lorry driver feels betrayed by Foreign Office after US, Canada,