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2/27/2020

19 Cornbread Recipes to Replace The Store-Bought Rolls This Thanksgiving



41 Delicious Sweet Potato Recipes You'll Want In Your Life ASAP



5 Turkey Cooking Tips Will Guarantee You Have the Perfect Bird This Holidays


5 Turkey Cooking Tips Will Guarantee You Have the Perfect Bird This HolidaysThere's no need to wing it at Thanksgiving this year.



15 Simple and Savory Ways to Cook Green Beans This Thanksgiving



15 Roasted Sweet Potato Recipes to Try This Thanksgiving



31 Stuffing Recipes That'll Complete Your Thanksgiving Feast



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



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



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



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



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



29 Spooktacularly Simple Halloween Crafts to Make



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.



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



47 Group Costumes That'll Crush Your Halloween Party



Is It Time for a Medication Reconciliation?


Is It Time for a Medication Reconciliation?More than half of adult Americans regularly take at least one prescription drug, according to a recent Consumer Reports nationally representative survey. And for those who take any medication on ...



Is It Time for a Medication Reconciliation?


Is It Time for a Medication Reconciliation?More than half of adult Americans regularly take at least one prescription drug, according to a recent Consumer Reports nationally representative survey. And for those who take any medication on ...



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



47 Fun, Easy Ways to Paint Your Pumpkins This Halloween



These Baby Halloween Costumes Are Too Cute to Handle



The US has its first coronavirus case with unknown origins — the patient didn't travel to China or interact with anyone sick. Here's what we know about all 60 US patients.


The US has its first coronavirus case with unknown origins — the patient didn't travel to China or interact with anyone sick. Here's what we know about all 60 US patients.Officials have reported one potential case of "community spread" in California — the patient had no known exposure to the coronavirus.



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



These Easter Desserts Are Almost Too Adorable to Eat



What You Need to Know About COVID-19, the New Coronavirus Disease


What You Need to Know About COVID-19, the New Coronavirus DiseaseThe CDC says it expects the coronavirus to spread in communities in the U.S. There are 57 cases in the U.S. and tens of thousands of cases around the world, with the largest number by far in Chin...



These Beautiful Photos Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity



29 Classic Easter Candy That Belong In Your Basket This Year



35 Thoughtful Valentine's Day Gifts For the Man Who Already Has Everything



Chinese doctor punished for warning people about coronavirus now has the illness


Chinese doctor punished for warning people about coronavirus now has the illnessLi Wenliang, a doctor from Wuhan, China, was one of the first to recognize the public health threat of coronavirus. He now has the disease himself.



Creative Cauliflower Recipes That Make Eating Low Carb Easy



China put 46 million people on lockdown to contain the Wuhan coronavirus, and now the US is prepared to quarantine people, too. But quarantines throughout history have been riddled with mishaps.


China put 46 million people on lockdown to contain the Wuhan coronavirus, and now the US is prepared to quarantine people, too. But quarantines throughout history have been riddled with mishaps.Quarantines have been used to contain diseases for hundreds of years. The first formal system was established in Venice during the 14th Century.



7th and 8th U.S. coronavirus cases confirmed in Massachusetts and California


7th and 8th U.S. coronavirus cases confirmed in Massachusetts and CaliforniaThe confirmed cases in California and Massachusetts conclude eight in the country so far.



75,000 in Wuhan infected with coronavirus: study estimates


75,000 in Wuhan infected with coronavirus: study estimatesMore than 75,000 people -- ten times the official tally of confirmed cases -- have been infected with the coronavirus in Wuhan, ground zero of a global health emergency, according to research published Friday. "We estimate that 75,815 individuals have been infected in Wuhan as of January 25, 2020," a team led by Gabriel Leung from the University of Hong Kong reported in The Lancet. As of January 31, the Chinese government said the number of confirmed cases had risen above 9,700 for all of China, including 213 deaths.



The Warning Signs Your Body Gives You Before a Heart Attack



Heart-Healthy Dinners You Should Make Tonight



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



Don't Forget These Vaccines When You Travel


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



Don't Forget These Vaccines When You Travel


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



100+ Super-Quick Dinners That Are So Much Better Than Takeout



88 Light Dinner Ideas That Won't Leave You Ravenous



Vegetarian Meals That Make You Question Your Meaty Diet



48 Christmas Albums Guaranteed to Spread Holiday Cheer



66 Gluten-Free Dinner Ideas to Test Out Tonight



The Best Non-Scammy Work-From-Home Jobs



19 Clothing Pieces You Need for a Perfect Business Casual Wardrobe



39 Homemade Food Gifts You Can Make At the Last Minute



30+ Thanksgiving Appetizers to Kick Off the Feast



Trump turns 'very routine' physical into attack on media


Trump turns 'very routine' physical into attack on mediaPresident Trump lashed out at the media Tuesday over reporting about his sudden trip to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center last weekend.



25 Delicious (and Easy) Potato Recipes to Wow Your Thanksgiving Guests



19 Must-Try Gravy Recipes To Complete Your Thanksgiving Feast



19 Thanksgiving Cupcakes That'll Steal the Spotlight From the Pie



Can Lysol and Clorox products kill the novel coronavirus? The answer is ... complicated


Lysol, Clorox and a host of other household disinfectants widely tout their ability to kill 99.9% of bacteria and viruses. The claim is right there on the label.

A woman took 550 times the usual dose of LSD, with surprisingly positive consequences


Drug overdoses can be life threatening, but for two women who accidentally took massive hits of LSD the experience was life changing -- and in a good way.

Moodiness or more? How to tell if your kid's suffering from a mental disorder


Children's lives may not be as hard as adults' lives, but sometimes their moodiness and sadness are more than just a phase.

New York removed questions about mental health from the bar so law students will no longer suffer in silence


Questions around mental health will be removed from the application to the New York bar thanks to a proposed legislation approved by the New York State Unified Court System.

Opioid manufacturer reaches proposed $1.6 billion settlement


A large opioid manufacturer has reached a settlement agreement in principle worth $1.6 billion with attorneys general for 47 states and US territories, according to a company press release.

Federal health officials investigate E. coli outbreak likely linked to Jimmy John's


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced an investigation into a multi-state E. coli outbreak they believe is linked to Jimmy John's.

San Francisco declares state of emergency over coronavirus. Here's what that means


San Francisco's mayor on Tuesday declared a local emergency to make it easier for the populous city and international travel hub to combat novel coronavirus if it comes -- even while stressing that it isn't there yet.

Widowhood increases risk of Alzheimer's, study says


Losing your spouse or life partner and gaining the designation "widow" or "widower" is one of life's cruelest blows.

A patient kept getting kicked off liver transplant waiting lists for alcohol abuse. But she wasn't drinking, her bladder was making the alcohol


A woman insisted she needed a liver transplant. But doctors wouldn't allow it, removing her from waiting lists and recommending treatment for alcohol addiction instead.

Gender stereotypes keep boys from reading as well as girls


Girls can't do math. Boys can't read.

Nature makes children happier, science shows


As my wife, daughters and I hiked through the woods at one of the many state parks near our home, I explained to them how we were doing three things that were simultaneously boosting our happiness at that moment.

Sorry, hard core athletes, those electrolytes don't help as much as you may think


Ultramarathoners and other endurance runners take note: You can't rely on electrolyte sports drinks and supplements to keep essential salt levels in balance and prevent illness during and after these grueling races, according to a new study.

How to help survivors of sexual assault


Coverage of the Harvey Weinstein trail and verdict may have elicited strong emotions for some people.

Poor quality Western diet kills sperm count and lowers male testosterone, study says


If sperm was an animal, science might worry that it's heading toward extinction in Western nations.

21 of the world's 30 cities with the worst air pollution are in India


India has once again topped an annual list of cities with the worst air quality in the world, according to a new report, while Chinese cities have continued to show improvements from the previous year.

World's oldest living man has died at age 112 in Japan


The world's oldest living man, Chitetsu Watanabe, has passed away in Japan at the age of 112, the Niigata prefecture government said in a statement Tuesday.

Cutting salt likely to prevent future heart disease, even if you're not at risk now


Heart disease is the number one killer of people worldwide.

Mediterranean diet scores another win for longevity by improving microbiome


Yet more bragging rights are in for the Mediterranean diet, long considered to be one of the healthiest in the world.

She learned to love eating -- and herself -- despite a lifetime of fat shaming


The word "fat" has haunted Harriet White her entire life.

Does having boys or girls run in families? New study says it's down to chance


My mother was one of four sisters. I have a younger sister, and between the two of us, we have four daughters.

A later bedtime linked with obesity for children under 6, study says


A new study has linked a later bedtime with an increased risk of obesity for kids -- although the researchers say parents shouldn't rush to put their preschoolers to sleep earlier as a result.

The US has its first novel coronavirus-related drug shortage


The United States has its first novel coronavirus-related drug shortage, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. The maker of an unnamed drug that has recently been added to the FDA Drug Shortages list told the agency that the shortage is due to the novel coronavirus.

Healthy, easy snacks that kids will love


Twelve nutritious, kid-friendly snack ideas to make and enjoy with your children.

If coronavirus spreads within the US, here's how daily life might change


How could our daily lives change with the possible community spread of novel coronavirus in the United States? Schools, businesses, hospitals and first responders could all be impacted, according to the US CDC.

Smartphones, warm weather and drugs are all to blame for the highest number of pedestrian deaths in more than 30 years, report says


Pedestrian deaths are at an all-time high -- the biggest in more than 30 years, according to new data.

After CDC confirms the first US coronavirus case of 'unknown' origin, it sends out new testing guidelines


For the first time, a US patient has contracted novel coronavirus with no clue as to where it came from. Now officials say more testing kits will be on the way.

A woman took 550 times the usual dose of LSD, with surprisingly positive consequences


Accidental drug overdoses can be life threatening but for two women who took massive hits of LSD the experience was life changing -- in a good way.

If coronavirus spreads within the US, here's how daily life might change


Officials at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have warned that it's not a question of if, but when the novel coronavirus will spread in the United States -- and communities are urged to prepare for the virus that has already killed thousands and sickened 10s of thousands more worldwide.

Coronavirus maps and charts: A visual guide to the outbreak


Key maps and charts explaining how the Covid-19 virus has spread and how it is being dealt with.

Could it become pandemic?


How likely is coronavirus to go global and become the next pandemic?

Coronavirus: A Cameroon student on how he recovered


China-based student Kem Senoua is the first African known to have contracted the virus - he spoke to the BBC.

Coronavirus: Watch how germs spread


A virology expert demonstrates how viruses can spread using UV light.

Coronavirus: On the front line in Wuhan


The BBC speaks to a Chinese doctor who has been on the front line of fighting Coronavirus in Wuhan.

Coronavirus: How a 'drive-through' testing facility in London works


A new scheme is being introduced to ease pressure on health services, as experts expect more cases to emerge.

Coronavirus Tenerife hotel quarantine: 'We don't believe it's safe'


The BBC spoke to a mother-of-two who is among more than 160 Britons quarantined in a hotel in Tenerife.

Coronavirus: Tenerife hotel guests 'horrified' by conditions


Selina Lund said fellow guests were not following hygiene rules to prevent the spread of the virus.

Coronavirus: How is the UK planning for an outbreak?


What will the government do if there is a UK coronavirus outbreak and how prepared is the NHS?

Germany overturns ban on professionally assisted suicide


Five years ago a change in the law stopped doctors helping the terminally ill to end their lives.

Drug hope for people with chronic cough


Up to 10% of people in the world suffer from a debilitating cough, sometimes lasting decades.

Coronavirus: Tenerife hotel with hundreds of guests locked down


An Italian doctor staying at the hotel, which has hundreds of guests, tested positive on Monday.

Coronavirus: Worst-hit countries boost containment efforts


The moves come as the number of cases globally passes 80,000, with fears of a possible pandemic.

Coronavirus: Britons returning from northern Italy told to self-isolate


Several schools send pupils and staff home after they return from skiing trips in the country.

Poorest UK women's life expectancy declines


"If health has stopped improving, that means society has stopped improving," author of report says.

Scientists discover powerful antibiotic using AI


Researchers claim it could be used to kill some of the world's deadliest bacteria.

Surgeon who harmed Scots is now working in Libya


A top surgeon who harmed patients for years and can no longer work in the UK is operating again.

Coronavirus: Pregnant nurse 'propaganda' sparks backlash


The nine-month-pregnant nurse was portrayed as heroic for continuing to work on the frontlines.

Wearable to spot Alzheimer's being developed


Five million healthy volunteers will be used to map signs of the disease years before symptoms develop.

NHS 'took 18 months to help after suicide attempt'


Poor treatment for those who self-harm or attempt suicide is putting lives at risk, psychiatrists say.

What is coronavirus and what are the symptoms?


The virus is spreading around the world, but what is it, how can we be protected and can it be stopped?

Coronavirus: What it does to the body


Chinese doctors detail the impact the new coronavirus has on patients.

Race to find coronavirus source in wildlife


From animals to humans, how did the deadly coronavirus make the leap? We look at the scientific evidence.

Coronavirus: Could North Korea handle a Covid-19 outbreak?


So far, the country claims to have no cases of Covid-19 - but that has been questioned.

Coronavirus: How do you self-isolate successfully?


From food delivery to dealing with family, here's how those told to isolate themselves can avoid spreading the virus.

Analysis: How close are we to a pandemic?


Scientists are debating whether it is still possible to contain the new coronavirus.

Coronavirus: China and the virus that threatens everything


With the country reeling from the massive public health disaster, what might it mean for the economy, society and those in power?

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