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What Are the Odds of Smoking Killing You? About 67 Percent

Everyone will die of something eventually, but if you're a smoker you probably already know what will kill you. Newser reports that Australian researchers estimate that smokers who never quit have a 67-percent chance of dying from a smoking-rel...

Are You YOLO-ing Your Way to a Personal Debt Crisis?

A “you only live once” (YOLO) attitude toward your income might give you a temporary rush, but it could to “lifestyle inflation” that lands you in serious financial trouble in the long run, Daily Finance reports. Lifestyle inflation is a ...

What’s in Your Wallet? More Money, Americans Say

The financial fortunes of Americans seem to be on the rise, with 47 percent of us telling Gallup that our personal finances are in better shape now than a year ago. The January 2015 poll also found that fewer Americans (28 percent) say they are ...

Yoga Can Help You Keep Those Promises to Yourself

Looking to make some positive changes in your life this year? Research shows that you can bolster your changes for success by taking up a yoga practice. CNN reports that the mindfulness, wellness, social and exercise aspects of yoga can aid in ...

For a Happier Life, Marry Your Best Friend

Married people tend to be happier and more satisfied with their lives than single people, even though fewer people are choosing to wed, the New York Times reported Jan. 8. People who consider their spouse their best friend get about twice the ...

Governance, Economy Among Americans’ Top Concerns

It's hard to get Americans to agree on anything where politics is concerned, but one area of concord is the sense that government is doing a lousy job. Poor government leadership -- in the White House and Congress -- topped Gallup's list of top ...

New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Accomplish

New Year's resolutions can seem like a burden, especially when you promise yourself to do big, amorphous stuff like "eat better" or "exercise more." Next year, why not try reaching for something a little more achievable, like these 10 resolutions ...

Feeling Younger Than You Are? It May Help You Live Longer

People who say they feel younger than they are tend to live longer, CNN reported Dec. 17. British researchers who studied 6,489 people with an average age of 65.8 years for eight years found that 14 percent of those who reported feeling younger ...

E-Cigarettes Top Tobacco Smokes Among Teens

More teens are trying electronic cigarettes than regular tobacco ones, the first time that has occurred, according to the annual Monitoring the Future survey. The Associated Press reported Dec. 16 that about 9 percent of 8th-graders said they ...

Envy ‘Morning People’? Become One

Arising with the sun has its advantages, such as getting a workout (or some work) done before other people are even out of bed. But early rising doesn't come naturally to everyone, so DailyBurn offers some tips on how to make yourself into a ...