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The Missing Link in Your Battle to Lose Weight

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

How many of you are frustrated with the number you see on the scale? This is the time of year many people make New Year's resolutions, and my guess is that one of your goals is to lose weight.

The 'End' Is Never Really That

Dr. Michael Finkelstein | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael Finkelstein

Even when an old, heavy redwood tree falls terminally to the ground, its seeds are already on their way to producing another life. And now, as we look to the year 2013, we can discuss the importance of realizing that the ending of year 2012 is merely prepping us for what's to come.

The Oatmeal: What It Means When You Say "Literally"

The Oatmeal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Literally means actually or without exaggeration. When you say "I literally...," it means you're describing something exactly as it happened......

Venter's Celebrity Bacterium: The Faucet Drip That Would Be a Monsoon

Athena Andreadis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.

The Craig Venter endeavor was expensive, glitzy -- and banal. My advice to bioethicists is to save their energy for truly fearsome items.