Asia shares roiled by risk aversion; yen rallies

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets were under water on Friday after a sudden reversal in some very popular, and thus crowded, trades sparked a bout of global risk aversion. The net result was a pullback in the euro, sterling, and stocks and a bounce for the yen, gold and bonds. Oil […]

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Heart Tests Your Doctor May Recommend

Heart Tests Your Doctor May Recommend Preventing a heart attack is a lot easier when you — and your doctor — know exactly what’s going on in the vessels that carry blood throughout your body. Are they blocked with plaque or free-flowing? To find out, your doctor may recommend a high-tech imaging test that shows […]

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Am I Ready to Date After My Divorce?

Dating After Divorce: When Is the Right Time? If you’re divorced, or have ended a long-term relationship, well-meaning relatives and friends may encourage you to start dating again soon. But how will you know when you’re ready for a new relationship? “This wildly varies from person to person,” says Judith Sills, PhD, a Philadelphia-based psychologist […]

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Conquering Changes in Hair Texture

The hair texture you grow up with becomes part of your identity. You learn to style it in a way that flatters you and fits your lifestyle. It can be unsettling if it changes. Over time, your hair may become curly, straight, thin, or coarse.   Many things can make hair change texture. Some you […]

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Legal recreational pot industry opens in Colorado

Employees help customers at the crowded sales counter inside Medicine Man marijuana retail store, which opened as a legal recreational retail outlet in Denver on Wednesday Jan. 1, 2014. Colorado began retail marijuana sales on Jan. 1, a day some are calling “Green Wednesday.” (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) DENVER (AP) — Crowds were serenaded by live […]

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Syrian warplanes bomb hills inside Lebanon

This citizen journalism image provided by Aleppo Media Center AMC which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrians inspecting a burnt bus after a missile fired by Syrian government aircraft hit the vehicle in the rebel-held neighborhood of al-Bab in Aleppo, Syria, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. The bus was […]

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’20 Feet’ singers to step into Rose Bowl spotlight

From left to right, singers Judith Hill, Merry Clayton, Darlene Love and Lisa Fischer pose for a portrait at the Rose Bowl on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 in Pasadena, Calif. The singers are performing the national anthem on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at the Rose Bowl football game. Hill, Clayton, Love, and Fischer are backup […]

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Savvy Styling That Won’t Harm Your Hair

You work hard to make your hair look fabulous. So make sure the steps you take — like styling and coloring — aren’t working against you.   Heat from blow dryers, curling irons, and flat irons can make hair brittle and cause breakage. Chemical processing — think color and straightening treatments — can rob hair […]

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Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels Might Raise Alzheimer’s Risk

Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels Might Raise Alzheimer’s Risk By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2013 (HealthDay News) — Keeping “bad” cholesterol in check and increasing “good” cholesterol is not only good for your heart, but also your brain, new research suggests. A study from the University of California, Davis, found that low levels […]

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Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels Might Raise Alzheimer’s Risk

Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels Might Raise Alzheimer’s Risk By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2013 (HealthDay News) — Keeping “bad” cholesterol in check and increasing “good” cholesterol is not only good for your heart, but also your brain, new research suggests. A study from the University of California, Davis, found that low levels […]

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Avoiding That New Year’s Hangover

Avoiding That New Year’s Hangover By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2013 (HealthDay News) — Hangover headaches are a common problem over the holidays, but there are ways to prevent them, an expert says. The best way to avoid a hangover headache is to stick to non-alcoholic drinks such as sodas, spritzers and […]

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