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A fiber-rich diet that includes fresh produce, legumes, and nuts was linked to lower cancer rates.

A study of nearly half a million people found that eating certain types of food is linked to cancer — but there’s a simple fix

A new study of nearly half a million people in Europe points to the best diet for avoiding cancer: a plan that's rich in fiber, vegetables, fruit, fish, and lean meat. A science-backed nutrition-ranking system from France, called Nutri-Score, could help people stay on track.
Hurricane hunters are a critical component of hurricane forecasting, providing information we can't get from satellites.

What it’s really like to fly into a hurricane, and why it’s a critical part of your forecast

Hurricane Hunter Jon Zawizlak sips ginger ale and eats pretzels before he flies into big storms. The turbulence can get a bit rough, and he'd rather not be dealing with any funny stomach issues on an eight hour research flight.

This 9/11 first responder had his family’s DNA tattooed into his skin so that he’s never alone while undergoing chemotherapy

Former NYPD officer Johnny Walker is dealing with stage 4 colon cancer after responding to the call on September 11, 2001. Walker says he rubs his Everence tattoos sometimes while receiving cancer treatment, so he knows he's not alone.
Depression is one of the most treatable mental disorders, experts say.

These 4 short L-words can help reveal if you might be depressed

Depression is on the rise in the US, and teens are especially at risk. Learn how to spot the signs that someone might be in trouble with this simple check-in. #WorldSuicidePreventionDay

The US suicide rate has increased 30% since 2000, and tripled for young girls. Here’s what we can do about it.

The suicide rate has skyrocketed since 2000 in the US, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The suicide rate rose 50% for women of all ages, and it's up for all men under 75, too. But there are things we can do to help prevent more cases.
Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop is ponying up $145,000 in settlement fees.

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop must stop making bogus claims about its $66 ‘vaginal eggs’ because of a legal settlement. Here’s the re...

A "vaginal egg" made from jade or rose quartz is not going to balance your hormones, regulate your menstrual cycle, or help with bladder control issues. Unfortunately for Gwyneth Paltrow’s beauty and wellness company Goop, that pricey truth means a $145,000 legal settlement.

Here’s what happens when you break up with a narcissist

Narcissists can mess with your mind. There are a number of behaviours you should expect when you split up with one. But stay strong, you'll soon be thankful they are out of your life.
There's no evidence that drinking coffee harms your health. In fact, the drink probably helps.

California’s warnings that coffee is linked to cancer are misleading, according to the FDA. Here’s what we know about the health benefits ...

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says he's "deeply concerned" that California is mandating cancer warnings on coffee. That's because there's essentially no scientific evidence that a daily coffee habit is bad for us, even though roasted coffee beans contain a cancer-causing chemical, acrylamide.
Not all trips to the toilet are created equal.

Do you really have to wash your hands every time you use the bathroom? The definitive answer, according to science

Ever wondered whether you really need to wash your hands every time you use the toilet or urinal? Food scientist and hand washing expert Donald Schaffner says the science of hand hygiene is clear.
An elderly couple sit on a bench next crocus flowers in a park in Duesseldorf

These potential treatments for aging could unlock cures to a range of age-related illnesses, from cancer to heart disease

BI PRIME: There are two treatments for aging in the pipeline that the director of the National Institute on Aging is optimistic about. Manipulating how humans age could help prevent aging-associated diseases like Alzheimer's, cancer, osteoporosis, heart disease, and diabetes.