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Is Your Mobile Ruining Your Sex Life?

Is Your Mobile Ruining Your Sex Life? – It’s well known that mobiles can kill the moment, just as you lean in to make the next move, your phone rings or a work email flashes up that you just can’t resist checking. But mobile phones might be having a more sinister effect on our love lives, according to new research. Scientists found that men who hold their mobiles for more than four hours a day are more likely to suffer from impotence .…

Chronological Age vs Functional Age – How Old Are You, Really?

Many people would agree that we benefit from the increased experience that comes with age. However, with each passing year, the aging of the body creates its own difficulties—the inevitable aches, strains, and pains of bones, joints, and muscles, not to mention changes in appearance. These changes are intimately linked with the passage of time. We may be able to alter the clock by setting it forward or backward an

The One Thing Most Of Us Are Stressed About

The American Psychological Association’s “Stress in America” survey results for 2014, released this week, shows that 72 percent of adults report feeling stressed about money at least some of the time, and 22 percent say that they experience extreme stress about money. Studies repeatedly show that one of the best ways to reduce stress is with exercise, which lowers stress hormone levels in your body — and it doesn’t mean

Meditation builds brain cells, Harvard study shows proof

(NaturalNews) Research has now demonstrated that meditation builds brain cells and increases gray matter in the brain. Using magnetic imaging (MRI), Harvard researchers found that meditation produced physiological changes in the brain’s gray matter. Some areas in the brains of the…

Eat Steaks, Burgers And Still Lose Weight! New Research Shows How To Turn Off Your “Fat Genes”

New Research Shows How To Turn Off Your “Fat Genes” – Eat Steaks, Burgers And Still Shrink Your Belly! – It’s true: Our bodies need dietary fat—particularly healthy oils—in order to lose weight and function properly. The right kinds of fats and oils help quash hunger, maximize your metabolism, and speed nutrients through your body….

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House approves transportation bill that renews trade bank

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday voted to pass a multi-year transportation funding bill that also renews the Export-Import Bank’s charter, but final provisions of the measure will be subject to negotiations with the Senate. The bill authorizes federal spending on road, bridge and rail transit infrastructure projects for six years, providing guaranteed funding for three years. The measure also would revive the Export-Import Bank, which

Making Cities Better for Successful Aging

America is aging rapidly. But are our cities designed to support well-being throughout our longer lives? With the vast majority of Americans living in urban settings, it’s crucial — for older Americans, for our nation’s public health, and for the economics of healthcare — that our cities be designed with an aging population in mind. Two…

Making Cities Better for Successful Aging

America is aging rapidly. But are our cities designed to support well-being throughout our longer lives? With the vast majority of Americans living in urban settings, it’s crucial — for older Americans, for our nation’s public health, and for the economics of healthcare — that our cities be designed with an aging population in mind. Two…

House approves transportation bill that renews trade bank

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday voted to pass a multi-year transportation funding bill that also renews the Export-Import Bank’s charter, but final provisions of the measure will be subject to negotiations with the Senate. The bill authorizes federal spending on road, bridge and rail transit infrastructure projects for six years, providing guaranteed funding for three years. The measure also would revive the Export-Import Bank, which

Hearing aids may slow mental decline in hard-of-hearing elderly

By Janice Neumann (Reuters Health) – Seniors with hearing loss who use hearing aids may experience cognitive decline at a rate more like their peers without hearing trouble, according to a French study that followed thousands of seniors for 25 years. Past research has shown a link between hearing loss and steeper cognitive decline in old age, but few have tracked that relationship over a quarter century. “With a large

Clinton charity, under pressure, will amend tax return errors

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation’s flagship health project changed its mind again on Wednesday on the matter of its erroneous tax returns, saying it would refile them with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service after all. The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) said the decision to refile its 2012 and 2013 returns was in response to “recent media interest.” Its brief statement