Healthy Diet

Processed meat rank alongside smoking as cancer causes aEUR” WHO

UN health body says bacon, sausages and ham among most carcinogenic substances along with cigarettes, alcohol, asbestos and arsenic Bacon, ham and sausages rank alongside cigarettes as a major cause of cancer, the World Health Organisation has said, placing cured and processed meat in the same category as asbestos, alcohol, arsenic and tobacco. The report …

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What now for Japan after Abe’s landslide election victory?

Experts give their views on where Japan is headed after a sweeping win for the incumbent prime minister After Shinzo Abe’s crushing defeat of the opposition in Sunday’s election five Japan experts give their views on what lies ahead for the country- and the region. We need to talk about pacifism A mature debate about …

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Four behavioral economics strategies for improving customer financial health

Kristen Berman Contributor Kristen Berman is a co-founder of Duke’s Common Cents Lab with Professor Dan Ariely. Common Cents is generously supported by MetLife Foundation. Kristen was on the founding team of Google’s behavioral economics team, and was previously the founder of Irrational Labs, a behavioral economics nonprofit focused on health and happiness. More posts …

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I conquered my eating disorder- but I couldn’t have done it without help | Caroline Jones

Bulimia is a complex illness , not a shameful weakness young patients need specialist treatment For the entire decade of my 20 s, and spilling a little either side into my teens and my 30 s, my coping mechanism for life was my eating disorder: bulimia. It was what I used as a teen at …

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