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Researchers may have figured out why vegan diets lead to weight and fat loss, even if you don't cut calories

Researchers may have figured out why vegan diets lead to weight and fat loss, even if you don't cut calories

58 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Eating vegan may help people who are overweight reduce body fat and promote weight loss without restricting calories, a new study suggests. Researchers found a plant-based diet...
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The Pragmatic Roots of Biden's Incoherence

1 hour ago   |   The New Republic

On Sunday, Miami real estate developer Craig Robins introduced Joe Biden at a fundraiser by telling prospective donors that Biden is a candidate seeking “a solution that could...
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A new study suggests obesity hurts the planet, but body positivity advocates say blaming individuals is short-sighted

A new study suggests obesity hurts the planet, but body positivity advocates say blaming individuals is short-sighted

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

"Metabolic food waste," or overeating, is damaging the environment , according to a new study. Researchers coined the term to describe how obesity , human health , and...
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Column: Court reinstates lawsuit against Catholic hospital for refusing transgender man's surgery

3 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

An appeals court reinstates a lawsuit against Dignity Health for denying surgery to a transgender patient.
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Study Finds Ridesharing Services Like Lyft And Uber Improve Lives For Older Adults

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

Because she has had to curtail her driving due to health issues, she doesn't want to burden Nancy with providing rides to social activities.
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Bill Gates warned a devastating ‘quirk of nature' could kill off 30 million people in less than a year. Experts say we're still not doing enough to prepare

Bill Gates warned a devastating ‘quirk of nature' could kill off 30 million people in less than a year. Experts say we're still not doing enough to prepare

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

In 2017, Bill Gates warned that if a pandemic virus like the Spanish Flu of 1918 that killed 50 million people hit the world today, it could still finish off "more than 30...
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Cigna, Too, Will Expand Obamacare Coverage To More States In 2020

4 hours ago   |   Forbes

Cigna is the latest health insurer to announce plans to expand individual coverage to more markets across the U. S. under the Affordable Care Act, saying such Obamacare plans...
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How To Make "Red Flag Laws" Work

4 hours ago   |   Forbes

Recent mass shootings have raised the issue of “Red Flag Laws” as a means of temporarily keeping guns away from those at risk for violence, including those with mental illness...
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Google is finally absorbing a healthcare business 10 months after the move was first announced

Google is finally absorbing a healthcare business 10 months after the move was first announced

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Google has finally absorbed the healthcare arm of AI firm DeepMind , the British company it acquired in 2016 for £400 million. The integration is happening some 10 months after...
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Most American CFOs expect a recession by the 2020 election

Most American CFOs expect a recession by the 2020 election

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Duke University's CFO global business survey, has signaled that business optimism is at its lowest level in three years and that a recession within the next year could be on...
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Sandy Hook parents made a chilling back-to-school video that shows the...

Sandy Hook parents made a chilling back-to-school video that shows the horrifying reality of school shootings

The Sandy Hook Promise , a nonprofit founded by families of those whose loved ones were killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012, released a back-to-school... Read more ...

The Fed cuts rates for 2nd time since financial crisis - but defies Trump's...

The Fed cuts rates for 2nd time since financial crisis - but defies Trump's calls for 'big' stimulus

The Federal Reserve decided to ease borrowing costs for the second time since the financial crisis on Wednesday. The decision came as policymakers sought to insulate the... Read more ...

A new 'Call of Duty' game is coming to iPhone and Android on October 1...

A new 'Call of Duty' game is coming to iPhone and Android on October 1 - Here's everything we know so far

"Call of Duty: Mobile" will launch for free on iOS and Android on October 1. The game will be focused on online multiplayer, and incorporate popular weapons, maps, and... Read more ...

Carson King donating $20k in beer money after ‘College Gameday' Venmo plea

Carson King donating $20k in beer money after ‘College Gameday' Venmo plea

Who knew a plea for Busch Light could turn into a heartwarming story? Among the hundreds of signs on ESPN's “College Gameday” on Saturday in Ames, Iowa - ahead of the Iowa... Read more ...

Facebook is launching a $149 camera that sits next to your TV and lets you...

Facebook is launching a $149 camera that sits next to your TV and lets you video chat with your WhatsApp and Messenger friends

On Wednesday, Facebook unveiled a host of new devices that it says are right in line with its overall mission of connecting people. The devices include a redesigned version of... Read more ...

AvantStay, a startup that rents properties designed for group travel, nabs...

AvantStay, a startup that rents properties designed for group travel, nabs $20 million in funding from venture funds and Olympian Shaun White

AvantStay, a short-term rental company founded in 2017, has raised $20 million in Series A funding. The funding round was led by 3L Capital, which has invested in media company... Read more ...

These are the top 10 books Goldman Sachs interns say they're reading right now

These are the top 10 books Goldman Sachs interns say they're reading right now

Goldman Sachs did a survey of its 1,800 global interns and found out how they view their lives and careers. Among them were the books they had just read. Newer books were... Read more ...

Fed Eyes Another Interest Rate Cut To Prop Up The Slowing Economy

Fed Eyes Another Interest Rate Cut To Prop Up The Slowing Economy

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to cut interest rates by a quarter percentage point. That could give a lift to the stock market but may not do much to help the economy... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs did a massive survey of its Gen Z interns and found they like...

Goldman Sachs did a massive survey of its Gen Z interns and found they like pot, but ignore influencers

Goldman Sachs surveyed 1,800 of its interns across the world to see what mattered most to them in life and their thoughts on everything from Brexit to how much sleep they... Read more ...

Trump might lose a crucial ally in the Middle East if Netanyahu is unseated...

Trump might lose a crucial ally in the Middle East if Netanyahu is unseated as Israel's prime minister for the first time in a decade

Israel headed to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new prime minister, putting at stake the future of its long-time leader Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu, of the right-wing Likud... Read more ...