Medical News Today: Misconceptions may lead to dehydration in older adults

A new study looks at what keeps older adults from getting sufficient fluids to avoid negative health outcomes. Share on PinterestNew research stresses the importance of staying hydrated as we get older. Staying hydrated seems simple enough. Yet studies have shown that somewhere between about one-third and one-half of older adults may be dehydrated, increasing…

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Inside the Fake Igloo Rooftop Wars

When New York City was hit with a snow squall a few weeks ago, Albert Hei, 29, took refuge in an igloo. Well, a fake one, with modern accouterments. The plastic dome had been installed on the roof of the Time Out Market New York in Dumbo, Brooklyn. It can comfortably fit eight people and…

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New Cruise Ships to Set Sail for Antarctica

As the number of travelers cruising Antarctica swells, polar expedition companies are launching sustainable vessels designed for these bucket-list trips. According to the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators, approximately 56,000 tourists visited Antarctica in the 2018-2019 season, a 53 percent increase from the 2014-2015 season. “Climate change is a chief reason for the increased…

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The Tech That Will Invade Our Lives in 2020

The 2010s made one thing clear: Tech is everywhere in life. Tech is in our homes with thermostats that heat up our residences before we walk through the door. It’s in our cars with safety features that warn us about vehicles in adjacent lanes. It’s on our television sets, where many of us are streaming…

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No More Excuses Not to Exercise

If, like many of us, your New Year’s resolution is to find more time to exercise, you may be in luck. According to a recent study of how Americans typically spend their waking hours, almost all of us have far more leisure time available than we think we do. But the study shows that few…

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New Year’s Resolution: Be More Honest

Two years ago, I started being honest. Actually, that’s a lie. I merely started noticing when I wasn’t being honest — and more important, why. I wrote about it in an essay called “How Honesty Could Make You Happier,” which documented what I learned from keeping an honesty journal. Once I realized that personal honesty…

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Eat Better, Feel Better? Food Advice From the Year in Well

Changing your diet may help you feel better. A roundup of food advice from the year in Well. By Richard Schiffman Nutritional psychiatrists prescribe antidepressants and other medications, where appropriate, and engage in talk therapy and other traditional forms of counseling. But they argue that fresh and nutritious food can be a potent addition to…

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These Armenian Flatbreads Stuffed With Greens Are the Perfect Snack

Rusana Sayadyan threw down a ball of dough the size of a tangerine and rolled it out into a big, floppy disc, lifting the edges to spin it around. Thirteen years ago, she was an apprentice at a bakery in Armenia, learning to make jingalov hats — the football-shaped flatbreads stuffed with a dozen varieties…

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Medical News Today: New Year’s resolutions: How to boost success rates

Do we make New Year’s resolutions just to ignore them? Are they merely promises doomed to fail? In this feature, we ask whether, statistically speaking, these resolutions work, and what increases the chances of success. Share on PinterestHow can we make a success of this year’s resolutions? New Year’s resolutions are an ancient tradition that…

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