Liv Tyler Shares Her Beauty Tips, Including Colonics and Fasting

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_f0338253ae.jpgPaul Schiraldi/HBO (LOS ANGELES) -- Liv Tyler works hard to look as good as she does. One of her secrets? A week-long retreat to a detox spa in California. "I do really hot baths with different salts and oils a few times a week and exfoliate," she told Violet Grey. "I also believe in going to We Care [spa], doing a week of fasting, colonics, and sleeping a lot."

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Nature Versus Nurture: Great Musicians Edition

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_1c60f8fc09.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (EAST LANSING, Mich.) -- Are great musicians born with an innate talent or are their skills the result of countless hours of practice? A new study indicates it’s both. A study by Michigan State University suggests accomplished musicians are genetically programmed to commit to the long hours of practice required to become skilled musicians.

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Anesthesiologists Need to Improve Their Hand Hygiene Habits

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_499cdbfb70.jpgStockbyte/Thinkstock (LEBANON, N.H.) -- A new study on hand hygiene in hospital operating rooms suggests that anesthesiologists need to remember what their moms told them: Don’t forget to wash your hands. Researchers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center observed anesthesiologists during operations and found they were least likely to properly clean their hands during the first and last 20 minutes of patient anesthesia.

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Most Americans Believe Religion Is the Answer to Today's Problems

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_cd8e82165c.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- According to a new Gallup Values and Beliefs survey, a majority of Americans believe that religion holds the answer to today's problems. In the poll, 57 percent of 1,000 adults surveyed agreed with that statement. Those who were more inclined to put their faith in faith were older, conservative, and generally from the South.

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Insertable Device Counts Kegel Exercises, Syncs with Smartphone

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_c2bbb5d401.jpgWavebreak Media/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- In a world where everyone from Fido to Great Aunt Fifi wears some variation of a pedometer or Fitbit, there are few workouts left that can't be tracked electronically. But soon, an oft-forgotten and perhaps unexpected exercise will be added to the list: kegel contractions. Yes, kegel, as in a woman's pelvic floor muscles.

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