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Solar lamps light rural villages across the globe

Solar lamps help rural villages

Can social media help fight eating disorders?

Editor's note: Claire Mysko is the author of "You're Amazing! A No-Pressure Guide to Being Your Best Self" and "Does This Pregnancy Make Me Look Fat?

Experts believe time zones could be bad for health

Editor's note: Ralitsa Vassileva is an anchor on CNN International. She is based in Atlanta but regularly crosses time zones.

Winter weather forces grave-diggers to use jackhammers in MN

The bitter cold winter this year is taking a toll on cemetery workers in Minnesota. They’re having a tough time digging graves through layers of frost.

How to eat healthy when you're on a budget

March is National Nutrition Month a time to rethink some of our eating and spending habits. And that includes how much we dish out at the grocery store. Eating right on a budget starts with a little planning.

China will use drones to clean up pollution

  China declared a "war on pollution" this week, and is now fortifying its arsenal with a new weapon: smog-clearing drones.

Why your core is more important than your abs

Ever wonder where a lot of these movie stars and fitness gurus get such great abs? What are they doing to build up a fabulous six pack? Well experts say they are probably working on their core muscles.

MN thrill seekers get big air on frozen lake

Most of us are really over winter, but there is one group who thinks it's been the best one yet. Snow, ice and wind conditions have been perfect for snowkiters in Minnesota.

Health Minute: wild or farm raised salmon?

The American Heart Association recommends we eat oily fish like salmon twice a week for its heart healthy benefits. But what is best for us, wild or farm raised salmon? First know, both are healthy.

Getty makes millions of photos free for online use

Online photo archive Getty Images is opening 35 million images to online publishers to use free of charge, acknowledging that many of its pictures are already being copied anyway.