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4/21/2018

95+ Cheap and Delicious Recipes for Weeknight Dinners


95+ Cheap and Delicious Recipes for Weeknight Dinners



How to Shoot Great Food Photos


How to Shoot Great Food PhotosIf you're a food-lover like me, your Instagram feed is flooded with food photos and Thanksgiving is, well, the food photographer’s Super Bowl. Who can resist taking a few snaps of the honey-glaze...



How to Shoot Great Food Photos


How to Shoot Great Food PhotosIf you're a food-lover like me, your Instagram feed is flooded with food photos and Thanksgiving is, well, the food photographer’s Super Bowl. Who can resist taking a few snaps of the honey-glaze...



Don't Forget Travel Vaccines This Holiday Season


Don't Forget Travel Vaccines This Holiday SeasonIf you're planning to celebrate the holidays overseas—or even to sneak in a quick getaway before the festivities begin—you've probably got a lot to do beforehand.   You might be tempted to skip t...



Don't Forget Travel Vaccines This Holiday Season


Don't Forget Travel Vaccines This Holiday SeasonIf you're planning to celebrate the holidays overseas—or even to sneak in a quick getaway before the festivities begin—you've probably got a lot to do beforehand.   You might be tempted to skip t...



33 Unbelievably Good Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes


33 Unbelievably Good Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes



An Easy 6-Day Plan To Lose 10 Pounds


An Easy 6-Day Plan To Lose 10 Pounds



The hero rats of Africa sniff out land mines — and TB infections


The hero rats of Africa sniff out land mines — and TB infectionsIn Tanzania, a nonprofit trains African giant pouched rats to save lives by detecting land mines and tuberculosis.



19 Easy and Delicious Ways to Cook Potatoes


19 Easy and Delicious Ways to Cook Potatoes



16 Simple and Flavorful Ways to Prepare Green Beans


16 Simple and Flavorful Ways to Prepare Green Beans



28 Turkey Stuffing Recipes Your Thanksgiving Needs


28 Turkey Stuffing Recipes Your Thanksgiving Needs



30+ Genius Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas


30+ Genius Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas



Weirdest Celebrity Parenting Tips


Weirdest Celebrity Parenting Tips



Protect Yourself Against C. Diff Infections


Protect Yourself Against C. Diff InfectionsAntibiotics treat infections, but surprisingly, they can cause them, too. In fact, a recent study has found that the number of virulent infections linked to the use of antibiotics has skyrocketed...



Protect Yourself Against C. Diff Infections


Protect Yourself Against C. Diff InfectionsAntibiotics treat infections, but surprisingly, they can cause them, too. In fact, a recent study has found that the number of virulent infections linked to the use of antibiotics has skyrocketed...



25 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas


25 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas



41 Easy Fall and Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas


41 Easy Fall and Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas



58 Easter Dinner Ideas That Will Totally Upgrade Your Holiday Menu


58 Easter Dinner Ideas That Will Totally Upgrade Your Holiday MenuYour meal is about to go from good to oh yes.



When Disaster Strikes: What to Put in Your Medication Go-Bag


When Disaster Strikes: What to Put in Your Medication Go-BagA well-stocked medication go-bag can soothe a cut or burn—or save your life during a hurricane, flood, fire, or other emergency.   But it’s important not to wait until you’re faced with the need ...



When Disaster Strikes: What to Put in Your Medication Go-Bag


When Disaster Strikes: What to Put in Your Medication Go-BagA well-stocked medication go-bag can soothe a cut or burn—or save your life during a hurricane, flood, fire, or other emergency.   But it’s important not to wait until you’re faced with the need ...



25+ Spooky Halloween Dinner Ideas


25+ Spooky Halloween Dinner Ideas



50+ Perfect Mother's Day Gifts Under $50


50+ Perfect Mother's Day Gifts Under $50



Celebrity Couples Who Look Eerily Alike


Celebrity Couples Who Look Eerily Alike



Allergy Causes: The Myths and Facts


Allergy Causes: The Myths and FactsWhile an extended winter means many seasonal allergy sufferers are still breathing easy, tree pollen is already in the air in much of the country, causing sneezing, itchy eyes and a runny nose, c...



Allergy Causes: The Myths and Facts


Allergy Causes: The Myths and FactsWhile an extended winter means many seasonal allergy sufferers are still breathing easy, tree pollen is already in the air in much of the country, causing sneezing, itchy eyes and a runny nose, c...



8 Healthy Foods You Can Overdo


8 Healthy Foods You Can OverdoGet more fiber. Eat fish for omega-3s. Though following diet advice like this can improve your health, some folks get carried away. "The belief that if some is good, more must be better is pretty...



55+ Heart-Healthy Dinner Recipes


55+ Heart-Healthy Dinner Recipes



100+ Delicious Dinners Ready in Under 30 Minutes


100+ Delicious Dinners Ready in Under 30 Minutes



15 Gorgeous Pieces of Mother's Day Jewelry


15 Gorgeous Pieces of Mother's Day Jewelry



25 Cute and Easy Easter Cakes


25 Cute and Easy Easter Cakes



The Best Celeb Pregnancy Announcements


The Best Celeb Pregnancy Announcements"WE ARE PREGNANT," indeed.



6 Ways to Lose That Water Weight


6 Ways to Lose That Water Weight



The Truth About How Many Calories You Need to Eat to Lose Weight


The Truth About How Many Calories You Need to Eat to Lose WeightThere's more to it than just "eat less, lose weight."



The Truth About Using Apple Cider for Weight Loss


The Truth About Using Apple Cider for Weight LossHere's the dirt on this centuries-old home remedy.



16 Non-Alcoholic Drinks That Are Perfect for the Holidays


16 Non-Alcoholic Drinks That Are Perfect for the Holidays



32 of the Best Ways to Update Grandma's Favorite Recipes


32 of the Best Ways to Update Grandma's Favorite Recipes



22 of the Most Delicious Fall Soup Recipes


22 of the Most Delicious Fall Soup Recipes



31 Healthy and Hearty Pork Recipes to Try for Dinner


31 Healthy and Hearty Pork Recipes to Try for DinnerAmp up your dinner table with these flavorful twists on classic pork dishes.



45 Mouthwatering Pasta Recipes


45 Mouthwatering Pasta Recipes



43 Mouthwatering Recipes for the Best Homemade Pizza


43 Mouthwatering Recipes for the Best Homemade Pizza



100+ Super-Quick, No-Fuss Recipes to Make for Dinner


100+ Super-Quick, No-Fuss Recipes to Make for Dinner



32 Ridiculously Delicious Ways to Eat Sweet Potatoes


32 Ridiculously Delicious Ways to Eat Sweet Potatoes



48 Deliciously Easy Seafood Dinner Ideas


48 Deliciously Easy Seafood Dinner Ideas



45+ Vegetarian Recipes That Won't Have You Missing Meat


45+ Vegetarian Recipes That Won't Have You Missing Meat



32 Super Speedy Chicken Dinner Recipes


32 Super Speedy Chicken Dinner Recipes



15 Last-Minute Mother's Day Gift Ideas


15 Last-Minute Mother's Day Gift Ideas



10 Amazing Sunscreens for Your Skin


10 Amazing Sunscreens for Your Skin



Their DNA helps them dive deep on one breath


The free-diving Bajau people of Southeast Asia, or "sea nomads," can hold their breath for minutes at a time -- thanks to genetics and their unusually large spleens, a study suggests.

CDC expands E. coli warning to all romaine lettuce


The CDC warns that an outbreak of E. coli is now connected to all types of romaine lettuce, including whole heads and hearts of romaine, as well as chopped romaine in salads and salad mixes.

Man's second face transplant is a world first


A man in Paris with a genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis has become the world's first to successfully receive two facial transplants. He is now debuting his third face.

Rodents and filth linked to egg recall by FDA


An inspection report released Thursday by the US Food and Drug Administration indicates that the North Carolina farm linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella from contaminated eggs had an ongoing rodent infestation, unsanitary conditions and poor employee practices.

Marijuana-derived drug for epilepsy gets FDA recommendation


A US Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on Thursday unanimously recommended approval of an epilepsy drug that would be the first plant-derived cannabidiol medicine for prescription use in the United States.

Ice swim racing is not for the faint of heart -- literally


Plunge into water at near-freezing temperatures, and your body goes into extreme distress. Your skin screams signals of pain. You can't breathe, because your chest is cramping up. Talking is nearly impossible. Your heart is pounding. Fear mounts -- as it should. Without any protection, you may lose consciousness in under 15 minutes. You'll be dead within an hour.

A growing number of universities teach weed 101


There's no weed major yet, nor are there textbooks, but a growing number of creative professors have come up with some clever ways to teach about marijuana.

Why does smoking pot give you the munchies?


If you smoke or eat pot, you might have encountered the "marijuana munchies," or the desire for salty, sweet or fatty carbohydrate-rich foods when using the drug.

Couples are happier when they share chores


It's Friday night, you've just enjoyed a nice meal at home with your significant other, and they're giving you signs that they want to move things to the bedroom -- but one glance at the kitchen sink dampens any desire you might have felt. It's stacked full of dirty dishes. One of you will be stuck cleaning them sooner or later on.

Aging gracefully: Preventing falls


Falls, for older people, are serious. They can significantly impair mobility and independence. They may lead to hospitalization and subsequent placement in a long-term care facility or nursing home. And as you get older, recovery is slower.

People wore their oxygen masks wrong during Southwest emergency landing


Should you ever find yourself flying in a crippled airliner with an open window at 30,000 feet, knowing how to operate your oxygen mask could be vital.

Pioneering physician Asperger sent children to their deaths, study claims


Hans Asperger has been recognized for decades for his groundbreaking studies on child psychiatry and pediatrics.

Skull surgery was performed on this Stone Age cow, study says


Humans have been performing cranial surgery and drilling holes in other people's skulls for a long time. The oldest example of this procedure, called trepanation, dates to 7,300 B.C., according to findings from a site at the village of Vasilyevka in Azerbaijan. That means cranial surgery was happening as long ago as the Mesolithic period.

Is sushi healthy?


Whether you eat sushi from a Japanese restaurant or from a local supermarket, there's no arguing that it's become a mainstream meal -- and that's good news.

Flesh-eating ulcer spreading in Australia


Scientists in Australia have voiced concern about an apparent outbreak of Buruli ulcer, a flesh-eating disease that usually occurs in West and central Africa.

Treatment combo nearly doubles lung cancer survival time


Combining an immunotherapy drug with chemotherapy nearly doubled the survival time of some lung cancer patients compared to patients treated with chemotherapy alone, new research published Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine showed.

More than 95% of world's population breathing unhealthy air


More than 95% of the world's population is breathing unhealthy air and the poorest nations are the hardest hit, a new report has found.

Puerto Rican patients must travel 12 hours for dialysis


Hurricane Maria totaled Vieques' hospital, which housed the island's only dialysis clinic. That set off an ongoing crisis for patients for whom the thrice-weekly round trip to a dialysis center on the main island takes at least 12 hours.

What the Starbucks incident tells us about implicit bias


Could implicit bias training prevent an incident like the one at a Philadelphia Starbucks in which two black men were arrested after asking to use the restroom?

Every man's nightmare: A 'Broken Bananah'


What may be every man's worst medical nightmare happened to 32-year-old Ross Asdourian.

The Kentucky county where the water smells like diesel


Hope Workman drives up the side of a mountain just for drinking water. She and many others in Martin County, Kentucky don't trust what comes out of their tap.

Inside the secret lives of functioning heroin addicts


They're not slumped over in alleyways with used needles by their sides. Their dignity, at least from outside appearances, remains intact. They haven't lost everything while chasing an insatiable high.

CNN Exclusive: More opioids, more money for doctors


As tens of thousands of Americans die from prescription opioid overdoses each year, an exclusive analysis by CNN and researchers at Harvard University found that opioid manufacturers are paying physicians huge sums of money -- and the more opioids a doctor prescribes, the more money he or she makes.

CNN Exclusive: California launches investigation following stunning admission by Aetna medical director


California's insurance commissioner has launched an investigation into Aetna after learning a former medical director for the insurer admitted under oath he never looked at patients' records when deciding whether to approve or deny care.

Mother loses two sons in one night to opioids


In one night, the Savage family lost two sons to opioid overdoses. Now they are working to prevent other families from experiencing the same pain.

Man asks German police for help breaking up with partner


A police officer in Ludwigshafen, Germany, an industrial city in Rhineland-Palatinate, received an unusual request in March.

Gene therapy for blood disorder offers 'hope' in new study


An experimental gene therapy for blood disorders was shown to be safe and effective in helping beta thalassemia patients avoid blood transfusions in a new study. However, more research is needed, and if approved for use, it could come with high costs.

Marijuana's effects on young brains diminish after 72 hours


Marijuana is notorious for slowing certain cognitive functions such as learning, memory and attention span (maybe that's why they call it "dope"?). But new research in young people suggests that these cognitive effects, while significant, may not persist for very long, even among chronic users.

One concussion could increase risk of Parkinson's disease, study says


A diagnosis of traumatic brain injury -- whether mild, moderate or severe -- is associated with an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease as well as a two years younger age at diagnosis, new research in veterans says.

Marathon runner describes how the sport saved her life


Lynsey Kelly is running the London Marathon to raise money for mental health after suffering PTSD.

Man in hospital after eating world's hottest chilli


After eating a Carolina Reaper, a man experienced "thunderclap" headaches and went to a New York hospital.

Good bacteria: Why I put my poo in the post


How analysing faeces could unlock the secrets of good health.

How 'ninja polymers' are fighting killer superbugs


Is the fusion of biology and technology speeding us towards a synthetic future?

Breastfeeding: Abergavenny mums share nursing images online


The images are intended to start conversations about the difficulties nursing mothers can face.

Why do people enjoy taking part in chilli-eating contests?


Chilli-eating competitions are proving popular in the UK, despite potential risks.

Sugar tax: Will paying more for fizzy drinks and alcohol make us healthier?


The price of some unhealthy drinks is about to go up - in the hope that we will make "better" choices.

How Amsterdam is reducing child obesity


Rising rates of childhood obesity are a global problem - but in Amsterdam they are falling.

'World's worst' super-gonorrhoea man cured


The patient had a lucky escape say doctors, but now two more cases have been discovered.

Jérôme Hamon: Frenchman gets 'third face' in new transplant


Jérôme Hamon is the first patient to have two facial transplants and says he is doing well.

Does vaginal seeding boost health?


Does vaginal seeding expose babies to good bacteria or is it too dangerous?

European women twice as likely to be blonde as men, study says


Women from European descent are twice as likely to be naturally blonde as men, a new study suggests.

Ketamine has 'fast-acting benefits' for depression


A study treating depressed patients with the drug via a nasal spray saw "significant improvements".

Regular excess drinking can take years off your life, study finds


People who drink more than 18 drinks a week could live four to five years less as a result, a study says.

The paramedic couple who mostly collect bodies


Mariela and her husband work as paramedics in one of the most violent cities in Mexico.

Genes behind deadly heart condition found, scientists say


Genes are found that cause a heart disease that kills 50% of victims within five years.

Going through the menopause at 11 years old


Amanda was 11 years old when she started experiencing symptoms of early menopause.

Why some cancers are 'born to be bad'


Breakthrough explains why some cancers are far more deadly than others.

Exercise benefits to the brain 'may be passed on'


A study in mice found that physical and mental exercise in adults improved offspring's learning ability.

YouTube star prompts conversation about social anxiety


It's like 'falling down the rabbit hole of endless what ifs' says one sufferer in a candid online debate

Late risers at increased risk of early death, study finds


Night owls are 10% more likely to have premature deaths than early risers, a study says.

Woman's missing jaw regrown by 9cm after cancer


Val's jaw has been reconstructed by "stretching" her own tissue and bone around a frame.

More than half your body is not human


Human cells make up only 43% of the body's total cell count, while the rest are microscopic colonists.

Gestational diabetes an 'epidemic'


Experts say more screening is needed to tackle the disease, which affects pregnant women.

Top tips on getting through hot weather with hay fever


With the temperature rising, here are our top tips in reducing your hay fever-induced tears.

'I lost legs and part of my face after a dog scratch'


Dr Jaco Nel lost both his legs and all of the fingers on one hand after contracting sepsis.

Muscular dystrophy doesn't stop Adam living life to the full


Adam has a rare muscle-wasting disorder, but he isn't letting that stop him enjoying life.

Corrie actor: 'Amazing response’ to OCD storyline


Actor Colson Smith hopes the show has done its bit to help raise awareness.

'Theme park therapy' helps son to come alive, says mum


Robbie has the mental age of a two-year-old and is normally quiet and withdrawn.

Childhood dementia: Boy fronts Tube station poster campaign


George has a rare form of childhood dementia called Batten Disease.

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