5 travel fails that can cost you money or ruin your trip

Security lines at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta stretch more than an hour long on Jan. 14, 2019, during the government shutdown. (Photo: John Spink, Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) We all do dumb things when traveling from time to time, but if we learn from our mistakes we can save time and money. Here are some of the most common failures – ones I’ve been guilty of, too –plus what they can cost and how to avoid them. 1. Failure to take into account airport delays In case you’ve been in…

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Exercise doesn’t cost you your memory

Exercise doesn’t cost you your memory (Getty Images) People, your nightly run isn’t causing you to forget things. Contradicting earlier work, a team of researchers has confirmed that new neurons created via exercise don’t erase old memories. Exercise is well known for its cognitive benefits, thought to occur because it causes neurogenesis, or the creation of new neurons, in the hippocampus, which is a key brain region for learning, memory and mood regulation. Therefore, it was a surprise in 2014 when a research study, published in the journal Science, found…

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The Cost of Unhealthy Lifestyle Habits: Cancer on the Rise in India

India has seen a 7.5 percent rise in the number of cancer patients primarily due to poor lifestyle choices such as consumption of alcohol, ‘pan masala’ and tobacco, a study has revealed. The lifestyle problems have contributed to cancer of lips, mouth, stomach, colon and rectum among men and to breast, ovarian and cervix uteri cancers among women, says the ‘Globocan’ project study conducted by International Agency for Research on Cancer of the World Health Organisation (WHO). The latest findings of the study show that India witnessed 10 lakh new…

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