Lifestyle

Maintaining or starting exercise in middle age tied to longer life

Even if they were inactive during their younger years, middle aged and older adults who get at least the minimum recommended amount of exercise...

High blood pressure, high cholesterol early in life tied to heart problems

People with high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before age 40 are more likely to have a heart attack later in life than other...

Weightlifting better at reducing heart fat than aerobic exercise

Obese people who engaged in resistance training were more likely to see reductions in a type of heart fat that has been linked to...

Rich get richer, everyone else not so much in record U.S. expansion

New York, June 2, 2019 - Last month Pink Floyd frontman David Gilmour sold his guitar collection for $21.5 million, including one piece -...

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain

Taipei, June 16, 2019 -- Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients’ pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite...

More U.S. millennials subscribe to video games than traditional pay TV: survey

New York, June 10, 2019 - More American millennials now subscribe to a video game service than to a traditional paid television service, according...

Native Americans’ D-Day stories come to light

SAINT-LAURENT-SUR-MER (France), June 4 — Charles Norman Shay is one of the few remaining US veterans of World War II, but as a Native...

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage

Taipei, May 17, 2019 - Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament...

Japan's Heisei era: Changes, growth and tragedies

Tokyo, April 24, 2019 - Japanese Emperor Akihito’s abdication on April 30 will end the three-decade Heisei era that began on Jan. 8, 1989,...

Heavenly start to new year

Luang Prabang, April 18, 2019 -- Wearing gold-embroidered silk outfits, faces thick with make-up, a line-up of seven Laotian beauty queens greet a sea...