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10/15/2019

These Fun and Easy 4th of July Appetizers Will Have Everyone Crowding the Food Table


These Fun and Easy 4th of July Appetizers Will Have Everyone Crowding the Food Table



Try These Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids


Try These Healthy Snack Ideas for KidsTo fuel their growing bodies and provide the energy necessary to study and stay active, kids and teens need to eat every 3 to 4 hours, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. That’s ...



Super-Quick Dinners That Are So Much Better Than Takeout


Super-Quick Dinners That Are So Much Better Than Takeout



The 9 Best Jobs for Teachers To Make Some Cash During the Summer Break


The 9 Best Jobs for Teachers To Make Some Cash During the Summer BreakMake the most of your skills with one of these jobs.



How to Spot and Avoid Algal Blooms


How to Spot and Avoid Algal BloomsWith many U.S. waterways reaching their highest temperatures at this time of year, colonies of algae in lakes, ponds, and even the ocean can “bloom”—grow far more rapidly than normal. While most ...



How to Spot and Avoid Algal Blooms


How to Spot and Avoid Algal BloomsWith many U.S. waterways reaching their highest temperatures at this time of year, colonies of algae in lakes, ponds, and even the ocean can “bloom”—grow far more rapidly than normal. While most ...



Get These 4 Vaccines for College


Get These 4 Vaccines for CollegeIf your child is a college student—or soon to be one—making sure he or she is fully vaccinated is critically important, especially for those who will be living in a dorm or other shared space. Th...



Get These 4 Vaccines for College


Get These 4 Vaccines for CollegeIf your child is a college student—or soon to be one—making sure he or she is fully vaccinated is critically important, especially for those who will be living in a dorm or other shared space. Th...



Procrastinators, You'll Appreciate These Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas


Procrastinators, You'll Appreciate These Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas



Chicken Again? Yes, When the Recipes Are This Good!


Chicken Again? Yes, When the Recipes Are This Good!



DNA detectives: New tech can mean a diagnosis for your child, but not a lot of answers


DNA detectives: New tech can mean a diagnosis for your child, but not a lot of answersFour-year-old Eli Kadkhoda is one of a handful of children with IRF2BPL-related condition, named after the gene to which it is linked. Its patients are all healthy at birth, stumbling and losing speech by kindergarten, wheelchair-dependent soon after.



Throw an Epic Halloween Party With These 46 Food and Decor Ideas


Throw an Epic Halloween Party With These 46 Food and Decor Ideas



29 Spooktacularly Simple Halloween Crafts to Make


29 Spooktacularly Simple Halloween Crafts to Make



31 Fall Crafts To Get Your Home Ready For The Season


31 Fall Crafts To Get Your Home Ready For The Season



Will Your Health Insurance Cover You Overseas?


Will Your Health Insurance Cover You Overseas?If you’re traveling abroad this summer, the last thing you probably want to think about is what you’ll do if you get sick or injured. But experts say 15 percent of travelers encounter some kind o...



Will Your Health Insurance Cover You Overseas?


Will Your Health Insurance Cover You Overseas?If you’re traveling abroad this summer, the last thing you probably want to think about is what you’ll do if you get sick or injured. But experts say 15 percent of travelers encounter some kind o...



You'll Want to Enjoy These Summer Salads All Season Long


You'll Want to Enjoy These Summer Salads All Season Long



We've Got Your Summer Reading List Right Here


We've Got Your Summer Reading List Right Here



These Beautiful Photos Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity


These Beautiful Photos Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity



9 Easy Ways to Make Your Jack-o'-Lanterns Last Longer


9 Easy Ways to Make Your Jack-o'-Lanterns Last LongerA little bleach goes a long way.



These DIY Ideas Will Get Your Kids Excited to Go Back to School


These DIY Ideas Will Get Your Kids Excited to Go Back to School



17 DIY 4th of July Wreaths For Your Front Door


17 DIY 4th of July Wreaths For Your Front Door



44 Halloween Snacks That'll Have Your Guests Coming Back For More


44 Halloween Snacks That'll Have Your Guests Coming Back For More



Don't Forget These Vaccines When You Travel


Don't Forget These Vaccines When You TravelIf you're planning a summer trip overseas, you may be preoccupied with booking airfare and finding lodging, but certain destinations require an extra step of planning: travel vaccines. You might...



Don't Forget These Vaccines When You Travel


Don't Forget These Vaccines When You TravelIf you're planning a summer trip overseas, you may be preoccupied with booking airfare and finding lodging, but certain destinations require an extra step of planning: travel vaccines. You might...



You Won't Believe That These Nature Photos Aren't Photoshopped


You Won't Believe That These Nature Photos Aren't Photoshopped



Get Ready for Your Most Patriotic Party Ever With These 4th of July Crafts


Get Ready for Your Most Patriotic Party Ever With These 4th of July Crafts



We Created The Ultimate Summer Cookout Menu — You're Welcome


We Created The Ultimate Summer Cookout Menu — You're Welcome



Add These Expert-Approved Multivitamins to Your Diet ASAP


Add These Expert-Approved Multivitamins to Your Diet ASAP



22 Fourth of July Quotes That Celebrate What It Means to Be an American


22 Fourth of July Quotes That Celebrate What It Means to Be an American



The Best Non-Scammy Work-From-Home Jobs


The Best Non-Scammy Work-From-Home Jobs



28 Easy After-School Snacks Your Kids Will Run Back Home to Eat


28 Easy After-School Snacks Your Kids Will Run Back Home to Eat



Bookmark These Back-to-School Tips For September!


Bookmark These Back-to-School Tips For September!



Print One of These FREE Father's Day Cards If You Forgot to Buy One


Print One of These FREE Father's Day Cards If You Forgot to Buy One



35 Kids Halloween Movies That Won't Bore Adults To Tears


35 Kids Halloween Movies That Won't Bore Adults To Tears



47 Fun, Easy Ways to Paint Your Pumpkins This Halloween


47 Fun, Easy Ways to Paint Your Pumpkins This Halloween



These Baby Halloween Costumes Are Too Cute to Handle


These Baby Halloween Costumes Are Too Cute to Handle



Try These Delicious Halloween Party Food Ideas for Your Next Big Bash


Try These Delicious Halloween Party Food Ideas for Your Next Big Bash



Creative Cauliflower Recipes That Make Eating Low Carb Easy


Creative Cauliflower Recipes That Make Eating Low Carb Easy



45 Halloween Desserts That Are Sweet and Spooky At the Same Time


45 Halloween Desserts That Are Sweet and Spooky At the Same Time



22 Family-Friendly Halloween Movies to Watch With the Little Ones


22 Family-Friendly Halloween Movies to Watch With the Little Ones



42 Group Costumes That'll Crush Your Halloween Party


42 Group Costumes That'll Crush Your Halloween Party



70+ Couples Halloween Costumes You Won't Have to Beg Your Partner to Wear


70+ Couples Halloween Costumes You Won't Have to Beg Your Partner to Wear



69 Vegetarian Meals to Make Meatless Monday Super Easy and Tasty


69 Vegetarian Meals to Make Meatless Monday Super Easy and Tasty



Lightened-Up Meals That Won't Leave You Ravenous


Lightened-Up Meals That Won't Leave You Ravenous



Brown-Bag Lunches for Kids With Food Allergies


Brown-Bag Lunches for Kids With Food AllergiesIf your school-age child has food allergies, you know that preparing safe lunches that are also enticing can be a challenge. That's why we created this menu of lunchroom suggestions that addresse...



Brown-Bag Lunches for Kids With Food Allergies


Brown-Bag Lunches for Kids With Food AllergiesIf your school-age child has food allergies, you know that preparing safe lunches that are also enticing can be a challenge. That's why we created this menu of lunchroom suggestions that addresse...



What to Feed Your Family When the Power Goes Out


What to Feed Your Family When the Power Goes OutIf you won’t be able to leave your house for a few days or if the power is out for longer than a couple of hours, what to feed your family becomes a major concern. The food experts at Consumer Re...



What to Feed Your Family When the Power Goes Out


What to Feed Your Family When the Power Goes OutIf you won’t be able to leave your house for a few days or if the power is out for longer than a couple of hours, what to feed your family becomes a major concern. The food experts at Consumer Re...



Try These Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids


Try These Healthy Snack Ideas for KidsTo fuel their growing bodies and provide the energy necessary to study and stay active, kids and teens need to eat every 3 to 4 hours, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. That’s ...



A stressful pregnancy reduces the chances of having a boy, a study shows


Undergoing either physical or mental stress while pregnant may lead to preterm birth and reduce the chance the baby is a boy, unless mom gets solid social support, according to one study.

When trying to lose weight, morning meals are better than evening ones


When I first studied nutritional science, all calories were considered "equal" when it came to weight loss. The time of day you ate didn't matter as long as you were eating the appropriate amount of calories for your goals.

Bernie Sanders explains what hinted at heart attack


2020 Democratic candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders sits down with CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta to talk about his recovery and health after suffering from a heart attack.

California pushes back school start times for middle and high school students


Students in California, rejoice. You'll soon be able to sleep in a little more.

Exposure to pollution linked to 'silent miscarriages'


Pregnant women who have been exposed to high levels of pollution face an increased risk of "silent miscarriage" in the first trimester, according to a new study. A "silent miscarriage" happens when a fetus hasn't formed or has died, but the placenta and embryonic tissue remain.

More fetal remains found in vehicle trunk of abortion doctor


A month after 2,246 fetal remains were found in the Illinois garage of a doctor who performed abortions, more remains linked to him have been found.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Prince William, and Kate Middleton speak out in a powerful new mental health PSA


Prince Harry and Meghan Markle joined Prince William and Kate Middleton to voice a powerful new mental health PSA.

Chicken processing company Tip Top Poultry recalls its meat from stores over Listeria fears


Do you store chicken in your freezer? You might want to take a look at the label.

IKEA recalls thousands of infant bibs worldwide for possible choking hazards


Ikea is recalling thousands of infant bibs over concerns their snaps could be a choking hazard if they detach.

HIV-prevention drugs will soon be available without a prescription at California pharmacies


HIV prevention drugs will be available without a prescription starting next year in California under a bill signed Monday by the state's Democratic governor.

New bill aims to cap nicotine levels in e-cigarettes


US Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi announced new legislation Monday that would put a cap the concentration of nicotine in e-cigarette products.

This company just grew meat in space for the first time


You may one day be able to eat burgers grown in space.

Most pregnant women aren't getting flu and whooping cough shots, CDC warns


Most pregnant women in the United States don't get flu and whooping cough vaccines even though the shots are safe and recommended as part of routine prenatal care, a report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.

Let us now praise single moms


Roughly 24 million, or one-third of all American children under age 18, are living with an unmarried parent, according to a Pew Research Center analysis last year of US Census Bureau data. And 81% of those single parent homes are headed by a mom.

When it's more than 'winter blues'


I grew up in a place where the sun shone every day from May through October. These sun-drenched days were the happiest times of my life.

Romania to open its first Holocaust museum


Nearly three-quarters of a century since the end of World War II, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has backed the creation of the country's first Holocaust museum.

Popstar Bobi Wine escapes house arrest in daring motorbike stunt


Ugandan popstar Bobi Wine has made a daring motorbike escape from security forces after they barricaded his home on Wednesday.

'We Vape, We Vote': How vaping crackdowns are politicizing vapers


Vapers across the country are swarming Twitter, the White House comment line and statehouse steps with the message "We Vape, We Vote."

Flu season is here and now is the time to get a flu shot


The aches, the sneezing, the sore throat, the exhaustion -- flu season is here and you want to be prepared.

Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded for new discovery on how humans respond to oxygen


The 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine has been jointly awarded to William Kaelin Jr., Sir Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza for their pioneering research into how human cells respond to changing oxygen levels.

The germiest place in your home and the best way to combat those microbes


Do you compulsively scrub your toilet for fear of germs? Good for you, but how often do you change your bath and hand towels?

Every year, 46 million Americans deal with mental illness. Only 41% get help. Here's how you can.


An estimated 46 million American adults experience mental illness in a given year but only 41% get help for it, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The problems range from depression and anxiety to substance abuse.

Sia announces she has a neurological disease


Sia revealed something deeply personal on Twitter Friday.

Strangers raised $190,000 for a girl hospitalized with EEE. Now she has gone home


A 5-year-old Massachusetts girl diagnosed with a rare mosquito-borne virus has returned home from the hospital, weeks after donors raised thousands of dollars for her medical expenses.

A hot tub display at a North Carolina state fair may be the origin of a deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease


A deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in North Carolina may stem from hot tubs that were on display inside an event center last month during a state fair, state health officials said Thursday.

Why clowns like the 'Joker' give us the creeps


Hollywood has long exploited our deep ambivalence about clowns, and this fall's film lineup is no different.

FDA warns consumers to stop using THC vaping products


The US Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to stop using THC vaping products as investigations into vaping-related lung injuries and deaths continue.

Paralyzed man uses experimental device to regain hand movements


A man paralyzed from his shoulders down has regained use of his right hand with the aid of an experimental prosthetic that replaces lost connections between the brain and the muscles.

Being happier will help you live longer, so learn how to be happier


If you could wish for just one thing, would it be happiness or a long life? Given what researchers tell us, one is likely to produce the other.

These high school sports have the highest concussion rates


The rates of football practice concussions and recurrent concussions across all sports have gone down in recent years, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. The bad news: concussion rates increased in high school football games.

More than half of A&Es 'not good enough'


The government in England must find a solution for social care to ease pressure, the regulator says.

Vaping: 'I'm 17, and rarely ID'd for e-cigs'


Almost 40% of sellers targeted by councils sold vaping goods to under-age teenagers in 2018-19.

Spikes - and other ways disabled people combat unwanted touching


When Bronwyn Berg found herself being manhandled once again, she decided to add spikes to her wheelchair to prevent a repeat.

Prince William speaks about mental health on Pakistan school visit


The prince chats to schoolchildren who tell him they are "big fans" of his mother, Princess Diana.

Slow walking at 45 'a sign of faster ageing'


Gait speed in mid-life indicates how fast the brain and body are ageing, researchers found.

'Unacceptable' delays in diagnosing secondary breast cancer


People should know the signs that breast cancer has spread to other parts of the body, a charity says.

Batten disease: Unique drug for a girl with deadly brain disease


Mila is having far fewer - and briefer - seizures after a drug was designed just for her.

Periods: Can women sharing stories break down taboos?


From helping friends insert tampons to panicky confessions on first dates, people have been sharing stories about periods on social media.

Knife crime: Inside the London hospital treating the victims


Clive Myrie meets London's knife crime victims and the people who treat them

‘How my son went from gamer to compulsive gambler’


As the NHS opens a clinic for young gaming and gambling addicts, the father of one tells his story.

Virtual reality PTSD treatment has 'big impact' for veterans


One military veteran says being taken back to the type of trauma he experienced is helping him.

Sex, lies and legal consent: Can deceit turn sex into rape?


Can lying about a vasectomy, an STI test or being on the pill make someone guilty of a sexual offence?

Does fat shaming help people lose weight?


Fat chance - the evidence says fat shaming is more likely to lead people to put on weight.

Katy Brand: 'I didn't know what to do when I had a miscarriage'


Comedian Katy Brand tells 5 Live's Emma Barnett about her experience.

If pain was an object, what would it look like?


US photographer Justin J Wee has chronic back pain and uses images to depict living with pain.

How surf lifesaving saved my life


Student Sophie Bennett developed anxiety and depression but then she discovered surf lifesaving.

The vegetarian Maasai: Life in a culture based around meat


Meat is an essential part of daily life for Kenya's Maasai. But Anthony Mututua is a rare vegetarian.

Coastal Erosion: Cornwall’s dental problem


Thousands of children in seaside areas are having multiple teeth extractions in hospital because of tooth decay.

Head injuries: Cheap drug 'could save thousands of lives a year'


A cheap, common drug could save hundreds of thousands of lives a year if used routinely, doctors say.

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