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Tips on how to stay mentally sharp

 From this article will help you learn and understand how to boost your memory and develop habits that can help counter age related memory loss: Make associations For example, if you get to know Fred who has red hair, link his name to his hair color. Choose what to remember …

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Three Minutes to Stress Relief?

Effective stress control results in the enhancement of both mental and physical well-being. Exercise and practice of relaxation methods are the best ways to keep chronic stress in check, but it isn’t realistic to take a jog or a meditation break every time you’re faced with a stressful situation. You …

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Ten Tips for Healthy Eating On the Run?

Lack of time is a major reason why many people forego healthy eating. Fast food is readily available and it is just too tempting, and it is cheap and filling. While eating fast food is never as healthy as a well-planned, balanced diet, if you must eat fast food, you …

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Ten Tips to Avoid Insomnia and Get a Good Night’s Sleep?

Transient, or short-term, insomnia is inadequate or poor-quality sleep lasting anywhere from one night to a few weeks. Transient insomnia can be a single episode or recurring episodes of insomnia separated by periods of normal sleep. The following suggestions should help overcome transient insomnia and maximize the chance of getting …

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How to avoid heartburn  

Heartburn results from a backup of acid containing stomach contents into your esophagus. Here are tips for prevention: Eat smaller meals Too much food expands your stomach and puts pressure on a band of muscle (the lower esophageal sphincter) that helps keep food and acid from backing up into your …

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Aston Martin: Shares dive as firm slashes sales forecasts

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionThe Aston Martin DB11 on display at the Annual Chicago Auto Show in February Shares in Aston Martin have dived more than 20% after the luxury carmaker cut its sales forecasts for 2019. The British firm blamed weaker demand across Europe after sales to dealers in the …

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Alibaba opens door to US sellers on its oldest platform

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has opened its doors to US sellers on its oldest platform, Alibaba.com. It now offers tools to allow US firms to sell on the business-to-business platform in the US and globally. The move will allow Alibaba, traditionally China-focused, to compete with global e-commerce …

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Metro Bank to replace Vernon Hill as profits dive

Image captionMetro Bank chair Vernon Hill, pictured with dog Duffy, founded the bank in 2010 The founder of Metro Bank, Vernon Hill, who posed with his dog to publicise the bank when it first opened, will be replaced as chairman, the bank says. The bank had “reached a size and …

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Rare Nike trainers sell for more than £350,000

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES A pair of rare Nike trainers designed by the sportswear giant’s co-founder has sold for a record-breaking $437,500 (£351,772). They were the last shoes to sell in an auction of 100 pairs of trainers – from Adidas to Air Jordans – in New York. The 1972 Nike Waffle Racing …

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Unite calls off Heathrow strikes set for late July

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES Strikes by 4,000 Heathrow airport workers on Friday and Saturday have been called off so they can vote on a new pay offer. The strikes would have hit flights on one of the busiest weekends of the summer. Frontline staff have been offered a 7.3% pay increase …

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Manchester City and Nissan extend sponsorship deal

Image copyrightAFP/GETTY Manchester City, currently on an East Asian tour, has extended its global sponsorship by Japanese carmaker Nissan in a “multi-year deal”. Nissan will be the official automotive partner to City Football Group teams in the UK, US and Australia. The City Football Group includes Man City, New York …

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Forever 21 accused of ‘fat shaming’ over diet bars

Image copyrightFOREVER 21 US fashion retailer Forever 21 is in hot water after sending out free diet bars with online orders of clothing. Customers flocked to social media complaining the retailer was “fat-shaming” women after they received Atkin bars with plus-sized orders. “What are you trying to tell me Forever …

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Facebook to pay record $5bn to settle privacy concerns

Facebook will pay a record $5bn fine to settle privacy concerns, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has said. The social network must also establish an independent privacy committee that Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will not have control over. The FTC had been probing allegations political consultancy Cambridge Analytica improperly …

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Callum Hudson-Odoi agrees five-year deal to stay at Chelsea

Hudson-Odoi has been out since he injured his Achilles in April against Burnley Callum Hudson-Odoi has agreed a five-year deal worth more than £100,000 a week to stay at Chelsea. The England winger, 18, handed in a transfer request in January after Chelsea rejected a £35m bid from Bayern Munich. …

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