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5 Things You Need To Know Today (March 27, 2018)

1. Do maternal grandparents have an advantage? If you grew up feeling a stronger bond with your maternal grandparents than your paternal ones, that may not all be in your head. According to experts, a woman's bond with her parents often len...

Liz Moody
Jun-08 2018

5 Things You Need To Know Today (May 30, 2018)

1. Everyone's favorite food writer has gone psychedelic. Michael Pollan, the famous journalist who convinced the nation to eat food, not too much, mostly plants, is back with a new book all about psychedelics. He thinks psilocybin mushrooms...

Liz Moody
Jun-08 2018

6 Things You Need To Know Today (February 2, 2018)

1. Standing desks help you burn calories—but not that many of them. A new research project analyzed over 700 different studies on standing versus sitting during the workday and found that standers burned about 54 more calories per day. Th...

Liz Moody
Jun-08 2018

7 Things You Need To Know Today (May 31, 2018)

1. Are greens high-risk? Nine food and safety consumer advocacy groups think so. They're petitioning the FDA to categorize leafy greens as high-risk, which would subject them to more regular inspection. The groups say it will help trace E....

Liz Moody
Jun-08 2018

6 Things You Need To Know Today (June 6, 2018)

1. How much caffeine should you actually be drinking? According to new research, there is in fact an ideal caffeine dosage for optimizing alertness—and there's now an algorithm that can compute that for you. We found that by using our alg...

Liz Moody
Jun-07 2018

6 Things You Need To Know Today (June 1, 2018)

1. If you wear glasses, you might ACTUALLY be smarter. Shh—don't tell your 20/20 friends, but glasses wearers might actually be smarter, according to a new study. Genetic experts have found a correlation between a number of health problem...

Liz Moody
Jun-07 2018