Scientists are zeroing in on the right amount of carbs to eat for a long life — here's how much should be in your diet

Scientists are zeroing in on the right amount of carbs to eat for a long life — here's how much should be in your diet

Flickr New evidence from a long-term study suggests that neither high-carb nor low-carb diets are necessarily great for your health. Scientists studied more than 15,000 people in the US and another 400,000-plus around the world, and found that getting about 50-55% of…

What the top of Mount Everest is really like, according to the woman who's been there a record-breaking 9 times

What the top of Mount Everest is really like, according to the woman who's been there a record-breaking 9 times

Lhakpa Sherpa stands on the summit of Mount Everest in 2016. Lhakpa Sherpa Almost 300 people are known to have died trying to reach the top of Mount Everest . Lhakpa Sherpa, who’s reached the summit a record-breaking nine times, described her…

This record-breaking Everest climber has reached the summit nine times. She makes $11.50 per hour washing dishes at Whole Foods.

This record-breaking Everest climber has reached the summit nine times. She makes $11.50 per hour washing dishes at Whole Foods.

Lhakpa Sherpa, right, is the women’s record holder for Everest summits. Lhakpa Sherpa Lhakpa Sherpa holds the women’s world record for Mount Everest summits. She’s reached the peak nine times, and says she’s readying to complete trek number 10 in 2019. For…

A steam pipe explosion in New York City has sparked fears of asbestos contamination — here's why that's concerning

A steam pipe explosion in New York City has sparked fears of asbestos contamination — here's why that's concerning

Emergency responders examine the scene at a steam pipe explosion in Midtown Manhattan Brendan McDermid/Reuters A steam pipe explosion in New York City sent muck, steam, and asphalt into the air. Electric company ConEd is testing for asbestos contamination. Asbestos is a…

A Yale skin cancer expert says the popular notion that you need to soak up Vitamin D from the sun is a total myth

A Yale skin cancer expert says the popular notion that you need to soak up Vitamin D from the sun is a total myth

Lather up every two hours when you’re at the beach to avoid cancer-causing burns, dermatologists say. Shutterstock The body needs to produce or consume Vitamin D to stay healthy and grow strong bones. You can get Vitamin D from food, supplements, or…

The suspected Golden State Killer was finally caught because his relative's DNA was available on a genealogy website

The suspected Golden State Killer was finally caught because his relative's DNA was available on a genealogy website

A photo of accused rapist and killer Joseph James DeAngelo, who is believed to be the East Area Rapist, also known as the Golden State Killer, who killed at least 12, raped over 45 people and burglarized more than a hundred homes…

Health officials say to avoid all forms of romaine lettuce after an E. coli outbreak sickened people in 16 US states

Health officials say to avoid all forms of romaine lettuce after an E. coli outbreak sickened people in 16 US states

Fields of romaine lettuce can be susceptible to E. coli contamination from nearby cattle farms. E. coli can also spread if people don’t wash their hands. Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images The CDC recommended on Friday that Americans avoid all forms of…