Health

How to Live Past 100, According to Centenarians

Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Want to live to 100? Doctors will tell you to stay active and eat loads of fruits and veggies. But these centenarians have a few extra tricks up their sleeves. Lucienne Clotier of Old

Eight Weight Loss Myths to Lose Today

Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — When it comes to obesity, we have more to lose than just those extra pounds. We also need to shed our misconceptions. “If we continue to think about obesity prevention and treatment the way

Brain Chip Helps Quadriplegic Move Hand with Mind

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Four years after Ian Burkhart became a quadriplegic during a diving accident, he moved his fingers just by thinking about it. He did it with the help of an

You Really Are One with Your Cellphone

iStock/Thinkstock(EUGENE, Ore.) — People have more in common with their smartphones than they probably realize but it’s not necessarily something you’d want to text a friend about. Researcher James Meadow at the University of Oregon says phones

A New Way for Brainiacs to Get Together

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The smartest of the smart are looking for love in all the right places. In this case, it’s on Mensa Match, a new service by the dating website Match.com. Mensa bills itself as “the

Committed Couples Least Liked on Facebook

Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(HAVERFORD, Pa.) — All the world loves lovers except on social media site like Facebook where they get the cold shoulder from most users. Haverford College social psychologist Dr. Benjamin Le, who conducted

Aspirin Use May Help Reduce Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A new study found that aspirin use may help to reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer. According to a study published Thursday in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, researchers found that for