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June 19, 2019

10 Inspiring Facts about Melinda Gates

Girl Power: Female CEOs - Inc.com -- 10 Inspiring Facts about Melinda Gates: Learn more about the philanthropist's inspiring career.

June 19, 2019 06:01 PM

Personal Stories From Dementia Patients

U.S. News -- Alzheimer's and other dementias radically change the lives of patients, caregivers and loved ones.

June 19, 2019 06:00 PM

How to Find the Right Income Investment Mix

U.S. News -- Most people need to get the most income possible without too much risk, especially near retirement.

June 19, 2019 06:00 PM

25 Things to Do When You Retire

U.S. News -- Try these retirement ideas to keep your second act exciting.

June 19, 2019 06:00 PM

Liz Weston: Make Your Money Last in Retirement

U.S. News -- To increase your chances of maintaining a comfortable income stream in retirement, you can trim expenses, boost guaranteed income and pick a...

June 19, 2019 05:59 PM

Walmart Adds 'Delivery Unlimited' Grocery Offering

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Walmart is making the latest entry into the grocery delivery wars - now an active battleground between Walmart, Amazon and Target...

June 19, 2019 05:55 PM

Eleven U.S. cancer centers get to charge more for care

Media -- Reuters - Health - For several decades, certain cancer centers have been allowed by the U.S. government to charge more for the care they give....

June 19, 2019 05:47 PM

Two hours of nature per week is critical to your wellbeing, Exeter Medical School researchers say

Think -- Big Think - New research from Exeter Medical School shows that 120 minutes a week in nature increases wellbeing. Nearly 20,000 urban-dwelling...

June 19, 2019 05:36 PM

Blood Pressure Med Might Help Fight Alzheimer's

Life -- WebMD - Researchers don't know whether the finding related to the drug nilvadipine can translate into any benefits for patients. But future studies...

June 19, 2019 05:30 PM

Antioxidant puts up fight, but loses battle against protein linked to Alzheimer's disease

Life -- Neuroscience News - During early Alzheimer's disease, SOD1 initially weakens levels of Tau protein. However, as the disease progresses, the...

June 19, 2019 05:30 PM

Sleep history predicts late-life Alzheimer's pathology

Life -- Neuroscience News - Your sleep history during middle age may predict Alzheimer's pathology later in life. A decrease in sleep quality between...

June 19, 2019 05:29 PM

Storm Rages in Cosmic Teacup

Life -- NASA Image of the day - Samples of spacesuit material will be flown on the Mars 2020 mission to study show they might degrade in the Martian...

June 19, 2019 05:29 PM

5 Steps to Building Credit and Staying Out of Debt With Your Credit Card

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - Your first credit card just arrived in the mail.

Congratulations! Or my condolences. It all depends on what you do next.


June 19, 2019 05:28 PM

50 Great Places for Early Retirement in the U.S.

Life -- Kiplinger - Early retirement can be more than just a daydream for those long Tuesday afternoons at work. With some smart planning, you can make...

June 19, 2019 05:27 PM

What Home Insurance Actually Covers (and Where You're on Your Own)

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - Buying a home can be both an exciting and overwhelming experience, filled with lots of dollar signs and hand cramps from...

June 19, 2019 05:26 PM

Google Calendar scam adds malicious links to your schedule

Tech -- Mashable - Scammers are phishing in a new pond.

As identified by Kapersky Labs in a report from Wired, bad actors are taking advantage of a...

June 19, 2019 03:46 PM

Genius hid a Morse code message in song lyrics to prove Google was copying them

Tech -- BGR - Did you ever notice how you tend to google the lyrics of a song and then you're not going to Genius's website because Google is displaying...

June 19, 2019 03:38 PM

June 17, 2019

How The Gig Economy Can Head Off Healthcare's Staffing Crisis

Media -- PYMNTS.com - The United States is currently weathering a healthcare worker shortage that is estimated to get quite a bit worse before it gets...

June 17, 2019 04:09 PM

Adventure Travel And Beyond - Summer Vacation's New Norm

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Summer is here and while schools nationwide are emptying, families across the U.S. are readying for the annual pilgrimage to beaches,...

June 17, 2019 04:06 PM

Here's the secret for living longer and loving retirement

Media -- USATODAY - News Top Stories - The key for living longer is to retire from joyless work and work at something that brings joy.

June 17, 2019 03:59 PM

Hypertension drug may hold promise for Alzheimer's disease

Life -- EurekAlert - The blood pressure drug nilvadipine increased blood flow to the brain's memory and learning center, without affecting other brain...

June 17, 2019 03:37 PM

Spiral, elliptical, irregular

Life -- ESA-Hubble POW - This image shows an irregular galaxy named IC 10, a member of the Local Group - a collectiongrouping of over 50 galaxies inwithin...

June 17, 2019 03:36 PM

Walmart Grocery challenges Amazon with new $98-a-year delivery option

Tech -- Digital Trends - The grocery delivery wars are hotting up. Walmart's latest effort is a $98-a-year subscription fee that offers free delivery...

June 17, 2019 02:52 PM

American Airlines expands its fast in-flight Wi-Fi, but it still costs

Tech -- Digital Trends - American Airlines has completed the installation of satellite-based in-flight Wi-Fi for the whole of its mainline narrowbody...

June 17, 2019 02:52 PM

Teach a Craft Or Run Errands - Plus 6 Other Gigs Perfect for Seniors

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We provide you with accurate, reliable information. Learn more about...

June 17, 2019 04:58 AM

Your 3 Biggest Retirement Challenges

Life -- Retirement - Only the Beginning - Retirement should be an

amazing time. Prepare to explore new interests, savor quiet moments, experience


June 17, 2019 04:57 AM

Modified protein can prevent Alzheimer's disease in mice

Life -- Neuroscience News - Researchers injected a modified segment of the amyloid precursor protein into mouse models of Alzheimer's disease. The treatment...

June 17, 2019 04:57 AM

American Airlines now offers satellite-based Wi-Fi access across its mainline fleet

Tech -- TechCrunch - American Airlines, the world's largest airline by fleet size and passenger traffic, has finished rolling out satellite-based broadband...

June 17, 2019 04:55 AM

How to find what software your phone is running and why it matters

Tech -- Popular Science - Updates automatically appear on your smartphone, but sometimes you may want to check manually.

June 17, 2019 04:54 AM

After Equifax breach, US watchdog says agencies aren't properly verifying identities

Tech -- TechCrunch - A federal watchdog says the government should stop relying on the credit agencies to verify the identifies of those using government...

June 17, 2019 04:51 AM

$400 million? Paul Allen's Stratolaunch space venture is up for sale, sources say

Tech -- GeekWire - Stratolaunch's plane soars during its first test flight in April. (Scaled Composites Photo)Sources say Vulcan Inc. is looking to sell...

June 17, 2019 04:21 AM

Chewy Sells 46.5M Shares In IPO

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Through an expanded initial public offering (IPO), Chewy Inc. and its investors took in $1.02 billion. The eCommerce pet food and...

June 17, 2019 04:01 AM

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain

Media -- Reuters - Health - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of...

June 17, 2019 03:50 AM

Mysterious 'Star Trek logo' spotted on Mars by NASA

Media -- Fox - Science - The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has taken a picture of a dune on Mars that looks strikingly like the Starfleet logo.

June 17, 2019 03:45 AM

The Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio: All 48 Buffett Stocks

Life -- Kiplinger - When folks think of the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) portfolio and its collection of holdings, most of which were selected by Chairman...

June 17, 2019 03:09 AM

Moral emotions, a diagnostic tool for frontotemporal dementia?

Life -- Neuroscience News - Moral emotions are significantly more impaired than emotions without moral content in those with frontotemporal dementia...

June 17, 2019 03:08 AM

Satellite observations improve earthquake monitoring, response

Life -- Phys.org - Researchers at the University of Iowa and the U.S. Geological Survey have found that data gathered from orbiting satellites can provide...

June 17, 2019 03:08 AM

10 Financial Commandments for Your 20s

Life -- Kiplinger - Thou shalt not be broke forever. It just may feel that way when you're first starting out on the road to financial independence.

June 17, 2019 03:07 AM

The Stars and Stripes in Space

Life -- NASA Image of the day - This flag accompanied NASA astronaut Alan B. Shepard on his 15-minute suborbital journey on May 5, 1961.

June 17, 2019 03:07 AM

Scenes of Summer in Ogunquit, Maine

Life -- New England Today - Photographer Kindra Clineff captured summer in Ogunquit, Maine - the #1 beach town in New England - from both the air and...

June 17, 2019 03:06 AM

Four in 10 Say CBD Oil Products Should Be Over-the-Counter

Life -- Gallup Headlines - As the U.S. market for CBD products is taking off, two in three Americans are aware of CBD oil and most of them consider it...

June 17, 2019 02:47 AM

Inflammatory bowel disease and type i diabetes increase chances of developing rheumatoid arthritis

Life -- EurekAlert - The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2019) demonstrate increased rates...

June 17, 2019 02:46 AM

Is Grain-Free Dog Food Really Better for Your Pup?

Life -- Reader's Digest - Grain-free dog food has become trendy in recent years, but that doesn't mean its necessarily better for your pet. First off,...

June 17, 2019 02:46 AM

The whisper of schizophrenia: Machine learning finds 'sound' words predict psychosis

Life -- Neuroscience News - A new deep learning algorithm can predict those at risk of psychosis with 93% accuracy by examining the latent semantic content...

June 17, 2019 02:45 AM

Cutting back on beef can lengthen your lifespan, but by how much?

Tech -- Popular Science - If this steak looks delicious to you, it's okay-you can still eat beef as part of a healthy diet.

June 17, 2019 01:30 AM

Walmart Onn Android Tablet review

Tech -- Digital Trends - There aren't many Android tablets under $100, so the Walmart Onn is an attractive prospect. With near stock Android and the...

June 17, 2019 01:29 AM

The Latest: Ortiz's Wife Says He 'Continues to Heal'

U.S. News -- The wife of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz says he remains in guarded condition at a Boston hospital and "continues to heal and make...

June 17, 2019 01:10 AM

A Patient's Guide to Parkinson's Disease

U.S. News -- Know the symptoms and treatments for this chronic, progressive neurological disorder.

June 17, 2019 01:09 AM

10 Best New England Beach Towns

Life -- New England Today - You may be dreaming of the beach, but if you want the full summer experience, you should also consider the beach town. Here's...

June 17, 2019 12:32 AM