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Watch What You Eat — Literally: See How Many Whoppers Match Up to Your Thanksgiving Meal
Before you unbuckle your belt to prepare for a Thanksgiving feast, it’s worth considering exactly how many calories are going to be in that turkey, dressing and delicious cranberry sauce. We did the math earlier this week showing just how many Whoppers, burritos or popcorn shrimp it would take to match the average 4,500-calorie …
Bringing Back the Unconscious: The Latest Science on Awakenings
Hundreds of thousands of patients in the U.S. languish in unconsciousness, cut off from the world by severe brain injuries. But the latest research hints that some of them may still retain reserves of conscious awareness and that …
Campus Contagion: Princeton’s Students Getting Concerned About Meningitis Outbreak
At the end of last Saturday’s varsity women’s Princeton University—Boston College hockey game, the players lined up at center ice for the traditional team-to-team good sportsmanship handshake. “Normally,” says Princeton forward Sally Butler, a senior, “you take your gloves off to shake. But the B.C. team didn’t.” The …
4 Apps to Help You Sleep Better
If you’re not ready to pop a pill or strap on a gadget every night in search of some extra shut-eye, there are apps that can help. Here are four that are worth a try.
The Real Secret To More Willpower: Be Power Hungry
The word willpower conjures things like laundry day, drunk texting and chocolate cake. It is what motivates us to resist what we desire, and to tackle tasks we’d rather avoid, in the name of personal betterment. While the …
Store Selling Expired Food Set to Open Next Year
Because most food is still edible after its “sell by” date
First Lady: Americans Need to Drink More Water
First Lady Michelle Obama is launching an initiative to get people drinking more water.
Doctors Urge More Hospitals to Perform Abortions
As more abortion clinics face closures, women’s health professionals are demanding that hospitals step in.
Surprising Foods That Toy With Body Temperature
It’s summertime, and while you’re probably craving ice cream and cold beers in the hot sun, ultimately, you’ve got to add heat to what you eat to stay cool. Yep, that means choosing curries over Coolattas.
We talked to Barry …
Letters of Love: Famous Dads Reflect on Fatherhood
To celebrate Father’s Day, TIME teamed up with Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg’s women’s empowerment foundation, to ask famous dads to write open letters to their daughters.
How Social Media in China Is Revealing More Cases of Bird Flu
In the wake of emerging H7N9 cases in China, citizens are taking to the country’s social media service, Weibo, to post the latest tallies of individuals infected with the new bird flu strain. The deletion of some of the posts is …
Letters to the Editor: Read Reactions to ‘Bitter Pill’
As a surgeon, I want to commend Steven Brill on an outstanding article. A detailed discussion about the pricing and profits in health care is long overdue. You succeeded in putting a personal face on this crisis, and yes, it is a …