Gold’s Price Target $10,000-$15,000, But Silver Will Rise To Unimaginable Levels. Take A Look…

Always remain focused on the big picture during periods of volatility. Gold’s price target is $10,000-$15,000, but silver will rise to unimaginable levels. Take a look…

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Why U.S. green groups are talking about abortion this election

By Andy Sullivan DENVER (Reuters) – Green billionaire Tom Steyer vowed to make the November congressional elections about climate change. Now he’s talking about abortion and the economy to get his candidates across the finish line. Steyer, a hedge fund manager turned environmentalist, launched a state-of-the-art operation to push voters to elect governors and senators willing to confront global warming. His NextGen Climate Action political committee is on track to

Can you drink too much milk? Study raises questions

The findings may warrant questions about recommendations for milk consumption, although further research is needed, its authors said, as the association may be purely coincidental. Higher milk intake was not accompanied by a lower risk of fractures but “may be associated with a higher rate of death”, the study said. Among the women, 180 per 1,000 in the group which drank three glasses of milk or more a day died

Get your facts right: Italy, U.S. come bottom in modern life survey

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) – Italians and Americans score worst when it comes to correctly assessing basic facts of modern life, such as what proportion of the population are immigrants or Muslims and what percentage of teenage girls get pregnant. Swedes and Germans do best, although even they consistently get things wrong, according to a survey of 14 industrialized countries released on Wednesday. The analysis by market research organization

10 Must-Have Healthy Foods to Keep in Your Fridge

Here are 10 great foods—from hummus to chocolate bars—to keep around for a healthy lifestyle. A Light Salad Dressing I use Litehouse OPA dressing—it’s made with Greek yogurt for a lighter take on blue cheese and ranch flavors. Dairy-Free Chocolate Bars For a healthier sweet, try Enjoy Life dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free chocolate bars. Enjoy alone, or try the crunchy chocolate bar crumbled on top of Greek yogurt for dessert! Related: Fall’s

Massachusetts town's plan to ban tobacco sales riles store owners

By Ted Siefer LOWELL Mass. (Reuters) – Store owners in a Massachusetts town proposing to bar the sale of all tobacco products objected to the proposal on Tuesday, a day after local officials announced the planned ban. Health officials in Westminster, about 60 miles (97 km)northwest of Boston, released a plan on Monday to bar the sale of cigarettes, chewing tobacco and cigars, as well as electronic cigarettes, citing health

Weak muscles can put diabetics at risk on stairs

By Janice Neumann (Reuters Health) – When nerves in the legs and feet are damaged from diabetes, people often have trouble on stairs, but a new report suggests exercise might help lower their risk of falling. People with so-called diabetic peripheral neuropathy go up and down stairs more slowly and clumsily than healthy people because of weak muscles, sensory damage (loss of feeling) and poor coordination, say the authors of

How Hard Is Moderate Exercise? Not As Hard As You Might Think

No pain, no problem: A brisk walk is enough to qualify as moderate exercise for most people. A study published by the Canadian team last year found that 80 percent of inactive older adults couldn’t tell when a workout qualified as moderate intensity activity. The experts asked each person to run or walk on a treadmill at an effort level that the subjects felt was a moderate intensity. The participants

Sick of Being Tired? Sneaky Signs Your Thyroid Is Slacking Off

Dragging throughout the day after logging enough shut eye is one of the most common symptoms of an under-active thyroid.  (Frederick Bass/fstop/Corbis) For all the attention paid to the popularity of sleep medications, it’s surprising to find out that the No. 1 prescription drug in America is one that’s meant to help people out of bed.  With 23 million brand-name prescriptions filled between April 2013 and March 2014, the top pill

Samsung Electronics scales back LED lighting business

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday that it will cease its light emitting diode (LED) lighting business outside of South Korea, scaling back what was identified as a key growth business four years ago. LED, rechargeable cells for hybrid electric cars, solar cells, medical devices and biopharmaceuticals were five areas singled out by the Samsung Group in 2010 as new growth drivers for the conglomerate. At

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U.S. presidential candidate Rubio defends stance against abortion

(This Aug 9 story changes paragraphs 1, 3 and 4 to clarify that while life-of-mother exception not cited in debate, Rubio did sponsor a Senate bill that included such an exception) By Megan Cassella WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Florida Senator Marco Rubio on Sunday defended his stance against abortion without exceptions for rape or incest that he was asked about during a debate among Republican presidential candidates on Thursday.

Lower thyroid cancer risk with chamomile tea

(NaturalNews) Chamomile, the attractive, daisy-like flower that is native to many parts of Europe, has a long history of medicinal use that stretches back to the time of ancient Rome. It is most popularly known for its ability to promote relaxation, stress relief and a good night’s…

Facing epidemic, Cincinnati hospitals test mothers, newborns for drugs

By Mary Wisniewski CINCINNATI (Reuters) – Bubbly and athletic, Heather Padgett, raised in a loving family in the Cincinnati suburbs, would not fit the stereotype of a heroin addict. Until she got clean last August, she was part of what the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called a heroin epidemic – a 100 percent rise in heroin addiction among Americans between 2002 and 2013. The sharp rise

This software sees if your brain is busy before interrupting

There’s a modern-day malady that everyone suffers from – getting distracted by phone notifications in the middle of something important and struggling to regain focus again. But now computer scientists have developed software that automatically screens out low-priority emails or texts. It’s called Phylter, and uses a headband to detect when you’re concentrating on something. Changes in blood flow in the prefrontal cortex can signal brain activity, allowing the program

This software sees if your brain is busy before interrupting

There’s a modern-day malady that everyone suffers from – getting distracted by phone notifications in the middle of something important and struggling to regain focus again. But now computer scientists have developed software that automatically screens out low-priority emails or texts. It’s called Phylter, and uses a headband to detect when you’re concentrating on something. Changes in blood flow in the prefrontal cortex can signal brain activity, allowing the program

This software sees if your brain is busy before interrupting

There’s a modern-day malady that everyone suffers from – getting distracted by phone notifications in the middle of something important and struggling to regain focus again. But now computer scientists have developed software that automatically screens out low-priority emails or texts. It’s called Phylter, and uses a headband to detect when you’re concentrating on something. Changes in blood flow in the prefrontal cortex can signal brain activity, allowing the program

Dombrowski says there were no contract talks with Tigers (Yahoo Sports)

Dave Dombrowski says there had been no talks with Tigers ownership about a new contract, so as the end of the season drew closer, he began to have doubts about his future in Detroit. ”You’re sort of suspicious there’s a chance it could go the other direction,” Dombrowski said. The Tigers announced Tuesday that Dombrowski’s tenure as president and general manager was over, naming Al Avila the new GM.

Dombrowski says there were no contract talks with Tigers (Yahoo Sports)

Dave Dombrowski says there had been no talks with Tigers ownership about a new contract, so as the end of the season drew closer, he began to have doubts about his future in Detroit. ”You’re sort of suspicious there’s a chance it could go the other direction,” Dombrowski said. The Tigers announced Tuesday that Dombrowski’s tenure as president and general manager was over, naming Al Avila the new GM.

Blue Jays' Aaron Sanchez suspended 3 games, John Gibbons 1 (Yahoo Sports)

Toronto pitcher Aaron Sanchez was suspended for three games and manager John Gibbons for one for their roles in Sunday’s brawling game between the Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals. Major League Baseball on Tuesday also fined Sanchez an undisclosed sum for intentionally throwing at Alcides Escobar with warnings in place during the top of the eighth inning of Toronto’s 7-6 win. Sanchez contends his pitch just got away.

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