• Jeremy Corbyn pledges to ‘renationalise’ the NHS – BBC News
  • The Disturbing Secret Behind The Worlds Most Expensive Coffee
  • Why You Should Never Comment On Your Teen’s Weight
  • A longer commute could hurt your health, add to your waistline
  • Child Suicide Bombings Rise As Tactic For Militants’ Attacks

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to ‘renationalise’ the NHS – BBC News

“The Tories have run our treasured National Health Service into the ground and we need to get serious about stopping them,” he will say. “The next Labour government would go further than reversing Tory cuts – it would deliver a modern health and social care service that is fully publicly provided and fully publicly funded.” ‘Paramount importance’ Citing figures from the NHS Support Federation which he says show 16bn in…


The Disturbing Secret Behind The Worlds Most Expensive Coffee

This post originally appeared on National Geographic.  PHOTOGRAPH BY ULET IFANSASTI, GETTY IMAGES Found in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, the civet has a long tail like a monkey, face markings like a raccoon, and stripes or spots on its body. It plays an important role in the food chain, eating insects and small reptiles in addition to fruits like coffee cherries and mangoes, and being eaten in turn by…


Why You Should Never Comment On Your Teen’s Weight

Experts agree that talking about the need to diet and lose weight is one of the most unhealthy, counterproductive things a parent can do for a teen who is struggling with weight issues. Now, new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics formally endorse those findings. In order to prevent obesity and eating disorders, parents should focus less on diets and the scale and emphasize family togetherness and exercise for fitness,…


A longer commute could hurt your health, add to your waistline

(CNN)If someone told you their journey to work took them one hour, how would you react? Would you envy the brevity of their commute, nod in agreement with mutual respect, or retract in horror at the thought of losing so much of the day? See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. “First and foremost, we need to get people adopting a more…


Child Suicide Bombings Rise As Tactic For Militants’ Attacks

By Patrick Markey ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The boy looked scared and younger than 16 when Iraqi police grabbed him on the street in the northern city of Kirkuk. Pulling off his shirt, they found a two-kilogram bomb strapped to his skinny frame. That was last Sunday. Less than a day earlier, Turkey was less fortunate: a teenage bomber detonated his suicide vest among dancing guests at a Turkish wedding party,…


Here’s Another Reason To Be Worried About Bottled Water

The bottled water industry is in the midst of a banner year. Bottled water sales are set to outstrip soda sales in the U.S. for the first time since the Beverage Marketing Corporation began tracking the industry in the 1970s, according data the firm released earlier this month.  On one hand, this could be viewed as a public health victory, especially since industry leaders say rising health concerns linked with the consumption…


Counterfeit Pills Containing Fentanyl Found At Prince’s Estate

Counterfeit pills containing the synthetic opioid fentanyl were found at Prince’s estate in Minneapolis, the Associated Press reported Sunday.  A source associated with the investigation told the AP that inspectors found pills in an Aleve bottle that were falsely labeled as “Watson 385,” a common marking for pills that contain acetaminophen and hydrocodone. However, the AP reports that at least one of the pills tested positive for fentanyl, which is thought to…


The Gordon Gekko period: Donald Trump’s lucrative and controversial time as an activist investor

New York (CNN)At the height of the US economic boom in the 1980s, there was one clear star of Wall Street: the corporate raider, high-flying takeover artists registering big headlines and even bigger paydays. Naturally, real estate magnate Donald Trump wanted in on the game. For Trump, his brief period as an activist investor of sorts was a lucrative turn in his career — at one point netting him more…


‘Bagpipe lung’ fungi kills piper, doctors say

(CNN)Whether playing a wind instrument is your hobby or your job, you may want to watch out for “bagpipe lung.” The term, dubbed in a case study published Monday in the journal Thorax, refers to cases when molds and fungi lurking inside bagpipes potentially trigger the development of hypersensitivity pneumonitis, which is similar to pneumonia. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter….


Expert advice on how to shop for furniture

 (Havertys Furniture/Houzz)  (Benjamin Rugs and Furniture/Houzz)  (Baker Furniture/Houzz) Previous Next Once youve decided what you want your home to look like, picked your colors, and figured out how much you can afford to spend, its time to turn your attention to furniture. Whether youre fresh out of college or entering your golden years, chances are, youve already accumulated some pieces. But should you keep them or start from scratch? Where…


Former 3 Doors Down lead guitarist Matt Roberts found dead in Wisconsin motel | Fox News

Matt Roberts (r.) performs with 3 Doors Down bandmates Todd Harrell (l.) and Brad Arnold in 2011. Former 3 Doors Down lead guitarist Matt Roberts was found dead in a Wisconsin motel, police said Saturday. Darrell Roberts told TMZ he believes his son, 38, died of an accidental overdose of prescription pills. West Bend police said the cause of death was unknown at this time. An autopsy was scheduled for…


Leonardo DiCaprio And Nina Agdal Involved In Hamptons Car Accident

Leonardo DiCaprio and his girlfriend, model Nina Agdal, were involved in a minor car accident in the Hamptons on Saturday.  The couple was reportedly rear-ended while driving around in a car that belonged to one of DiCaprio’s friends, Gossip Cop reports, but luckily no one was injured. An ambulance did arrive “as a precaution” to make sure everyone was okay, noted Page Six, which was first to report the story….


#HongKongisnotChina: ‘Arrival’ film’s poster blunder draws scorn

(CNN)For a movie whose plot is all about trying to communicate, Paramount’s upcoming film ‘Arrival’ did a horrible job of getting its own message across. The sci-fi flick waded into a firestorm of controversy when newly-released promotional posters showed Hong Kong’s skyline but with a very alien addition — Shanghai’s Pearl Oriental Tower. Hong Kong indie film beats ‘Star Wars’ at some theaters ‘Ten Years’: Dark vision of Hong Kong’s…


‘World’s cutest sheep’ go on show in Carlisle – BBC News

Image copyright Valais Blacknose society Image caption The Valais blacknose has been bred in Switzerland for the past 300 years Jamie Wood, who has about 60 blacknoses on his farm at Whittingham which is also home to 3,000 other sheep and 200 cattle, said the Swiss have been rearing the breed for about 300 years. Image copyright Valais Blacknose Society Image caption The perfect Valais blacknose has an all black…


Next for Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles: Role-modeling and cliff-jumping

(CNN)Life has already changed for four-time Olympic gold medalist gymnast Simone Biles. She’s added a million followers on Instagram in the past month and got a surprise visit in Rio from her celebrity crush, actor Zac Efron. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. Biles: Yes, I really want to go cliff-jumping, off cliffs into water. My parents haven’t let me do…


Bargain hunting at the Monterey car auctions

Previous Next Generally, ones chances of snagging a bargain at the Pebble Beach auctions during Monterey Car Week are up there with finding a payday loan storefront on Rodeo Drive. With a cooling market though, this year might be a bit different. Here are a few cars that may sell reasonably this weekend: 1956 Austin-Healey 100/4 BN2– Barn finds have to be a finite resource, right? At some point, the…


Indonesian booze ban could hurt tourist hot spot Bali | Fox News

Want to enjoy a drink on the beach? That may soon be banned in Bali. (iStock) Indonesia is considering a new law that would ban the production, distribution and consumption of alcohol across the country, including in Bali. And while booze makers and sellers warn the move would crush Balis tourism industry, it may also fuel sly-grogging on the island a deadly problem that claims tourists among its victims. A…


CDC to pregnant women: Avoid another part of Miami

(CNN)Pregnant women should not travel to an area of Miami Beach where local Zika virus transmission has been confirmed, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. This is in addition to a previously identified area of transmission north of downtown Miami. The agency advised those who have traveled to this area since July 14 to be aware that active transmission of the virus is occurring. Pregnant women should…


‘El Chapo’s’ kidnapped son potential bargaining chip | Fox News

In this Jan. 8, 2016 image released by Mexico’s federal government, Mexico’s most wanted drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, stands for his prison mug shot with the inmate number 3870 at the Altiplano maximum security federal prison in Almoloya, Mexico. (Mexico’s federal government via AP) For the ambitious Jalisco New Generation cartel, it must have seemed like a gift: Imprisoned Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s son, partying…


Americans Are Eating More Meat, But Not For The Reasons You Might Think

It seems the U.S. just can’t get enough meat. Or does it? According to data released this week by Rabobank, a research firm specializing in food and agriculture, per-capita meat consumption in the U.S. last year rose at a higher rate than any other year over the past four decades — to roughly 193 pounds of meat annually, 3.7 pounds a week.   This news comes after U.S. consumption of meat…


UN: We have ‘moral responsibility’ to help Haitian cholera victims

(CNN)In a major shift, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has indicated the United Nations is preparing to compensate for the cholera outbreak in Haiti that killed at least 10,000 people. UN peacekeepers from Nepal are widely believed to have caused the outbreak from their camp rife with poor sanitation, following the massive 2010 earthquake in Haiti. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter….


9 Common Foods That Are Not What They Claim To Be

A few years ago, we were appalled to learn about honey laundering the act of bulking up honey with cheaper sweeteners. Then a couple of months ago we were informed that we’ve been sprinkling wood pulp on our pasta along with our Parmesan. Italian night will never be the same. The food world is full of fraud and the recently published book, “Real Food Fake Food: Why You Don’t Know What You’re Eating…

21 Movies You Should Watch If You Love Food

21 Movies You Should Watch If You Love Food

Kind of gives the term “chewing scenery” a whole new meaning. 1. Chef (2014) Aldamisa Entertainment imdb.com   Carl (Jon Favreau) is a chef at an upscale restaurant who feels stunted by the repetitive menu insisted upon by his boss. When he loses his temper and consequently his job, he gets back to his cooking roots making Cuban sandwiches in a food truck with his estranged son. Most Delicious Scene:…