How to age well with the Mediterranean diet

On Nutrition It seems nearly every week a new study comes out that shows a different health benefit from the Mediterranean diet. So far, the list includes reduced risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, inflammation as well as some cancers. Some of the latest research suggests that the Mediterranean diet may also help you age well. Aging is inevitable, and ...

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Crisis-weary Venezuelans are voting in election decried as a Maduro power grab

CARACAS — Venezuelans went to the polls Sunday in an internationally condemned election that critics call a power grab by President Nicolás Maduro, who is seeking a new six-year term. Traditional opposition parties in this crisis-plagued nation of 31 million have been largely prevented from fielding candidates. They have called for a boycott of Sunday’s vote, claiming that Maduro is ...

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China Shoots Down Trump's $200 Billion Trade Target

Chinese officials have refused to yield to the Trump administration’s demands for a $200 billion cut in the U.S. bilateral trade deficit after two days of tense negotiations, The Wall Street Journal reports. Beijing had begun the negotiations already agreeing to boost its purchases of U.S. goods to cut down on Washington’s $375 billion trade deficit with the country, but ...

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US and China halt imposing import tariffs

China and the US say they will halt imposing punitive import tariffs, putting a possible trade war “on hold”. The agreement came after days of talks in Washington DC aimed at persuading China to buy more US goods and services, therefore reducing the trade imbalance between the two countries. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said China would lower tariffs “on ...

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US, China agree to cut American trade deficit

WASHINGTON — The United States and China have agreed to take measures to “substantially reduce” America’s massive trade deficit with China, but the Trump administration failed to get the Chinese to commit to a specific numerical goal. Still, the talks, which began Thursday and ended Saturday with the issuance of a joint statement, may have helped to ease tensions at ...

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Watching but not treating cancer can be hard. Sometimes it's the right approach.

My sister just finished 18 weeks of chemotherapy for ovarian cancer, a slog that started six months ago when she underwent an eight-hour procedure to remove all visible signs and cells of her malignancy. From the moment her primary-care doctor suspected the diagnosis, Julie’s calendar has been chock-full of appointments: scans, bloodwork, chemo treatments and a transfusion. Now that she’s ...

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Palestinian president hospitalized with fever

FILE – In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, in the West Bank town of Ramallah. A Palestinian official said Sunday, May 20, 2018, that the 83-year-old Abbas has been hospitalized with fever. Abbas, a heavy smoker, has a long history of health issues. He has not designated a ...

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Back to work, Prince Harry and Meghan to delay honeymoon

LONDON (Reuters) – Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will delay heading off for their honeymoon, instead attending a birthday party for his father Prince Charles just days after marrying in a ground-breaking ceremony that blended the modern with the traditional. After a day that saw the couple exchange vows in a medieval chapel at Windsor Castle under the gaze of ...

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British royal family thanks those who celebrated Meghan and Prince Harry's wedding

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE LONDON — The royal family has thanked people who attended or watched the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The family tweeted its thanks late Saturday night while Harry and his bride were attending a private soiree hosted by Harry’s father, Prince ...

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