Car-free days could work in Nairobi where traffic, congestion and air pollution is a real problem.
A woman casts her ballot at a polling station during a runoff presidential election in Bamako, Mali on Aug. 12, 2018.
Elections are supposed to hold politicians accountable: Officials who fear losing their seat will work harder for voters. But in some countries, political competition actually makes government worse.
A senior couple being intimate.
Studies confirm what many older adults already know: They are sexual. And, studies also suggest that sex is good for them. But health care providers are reluctant to talk to them about the risks.
Daily tasks such as cooking and cleaning are out of the reach of many seniors.
November is National Family Caregivers Month; did they get your attention? If not, you are not alone. Family caregivers are overlooked by the health care system, and they are burning out. Here's why.
What happens to the leftovers?
Research shows that when Americans are aware of the scale of food waste, and how much energy and water are used to produce food, they support measures to reduce the problem.
Transgender employees still struggle in the workplace.
While US companies have made significant strides in creating workplaces that are more inclusive of transexual individuals, discrimination and employment penalties remain.
A mascot for Alibaba’s online shopping site Tmall urges customers to buy on Singles Day.
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Chinese customers spend billions on Nov. 11. Why, and what does it mean for the global retail marketplace?
There’s no such thing as a free luggage tag.
Donor premiums are a common fundraising tactic. But recent research suggests that they are not cost-effective.
Meski ada banyak sekali kesaksian historis dan anekdot tentang keutamaan cuka, apa yang harus penelitian medis katakan tentang cuka dan kesehatan?
An 1899 photograph of the pressroom of the Planet, a newspaper in Richmond, Va.
To survive in 19th-century newsrooms, reporters would have to hustle to get by, even if it meant producing fakes, staging events and sharing work with reporters from competing newspapers.
The flood damage from Hurricane Harvey, including this Friendswood, Texas, house, will take years to repair.
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The urge to provide disaster aid is borne out of the best characteristics of humanity. But it's important to consider when to donate to disaster survivors, along with what and to whom to give.
Healthy aging is a new norm, researchers say, with older adults having a new name and attitude.
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The age of the US is increasing, and with it, new expectations of health and happiness. Is the US prepared for the wave of baby boomers who will live long and want to be as healthy as they do?
Falls are the No. 1 cause of accidental death in people 65 and older and a major cause of disability.
Falls are a major cause of disability in seniors - but there are some clearcut ways to prevent them.
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Vous pensez que l’eau tombée du ciel n’a pas de senteur ? Voici pourquoi vous pouvez humer cette odeur de pluie qui flotte dans l’air…
The revelry that comes with college football comes with a serious social cost.
Reports of sexual assault increase by as much as 41 percent when the local college football team plays, according to researchers who say the increase is related to the drinking culture on campus.
Vinegar has become as popular for some as nectar of the gods. It has a long history of high hopes for healing.
Does it seem like everyone you know drinks apple cider vinegar, mainly in hopes of losing weight? Vinegar has a long history of high hopes attached to it. A doctor who loves vinegar explains.
Su olfato percibe lo que va a pasar.
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Un experto en meteorología explica de dónde proviene el 'petricor', ese agradable olor a tierra que acompaña a las primeras gotas de lluvia.
Research has shown African-Americans get fewer job callbacks than whites.
A new study suggests perceptions of how strongly people of color identify with their race can have a big impact on their job prospects and how much money they earn.
Anak laki-laki dengan luka akibat tergores kertas.
Aduh! Semua orang pasti pernah tergores kertas dan merasa sakit luar biasa. Mengapa bisa perih sekali? Ini penjelasan dosen kedokteran keluarga.
Sending text-message reminders and tips to parents can help boost their children’s reading skills.
Providing text-message tips to parents on how to make their children stronger readers can make a difference, but only if parents don't get too many or too few text messages, researchers find.