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Nov 19, 2018 2:30 pm
A New Treatment for Peanut Allergies Is Said to Protect Sufferers From Accidental Exposure
Peanut allergies can be one of the most terrifying ailments to live with — just being around the legume, not even eating it, can trigger a life-threatening reaction for those with a severe...
Nov 19, 2018 9:30 am
New 5-Minute Test Can Detect Potential For Dementia a Decade Before Symptoms Show Up
Dealing with dementia can be difficult not only for those struggling with the cognitive decline, but for their loved ones who feel powerless to help. That’s what makes early detection so important...
Nov 18, 2018 4:31 pm
Have You Had Your Appendix Removed? You Might Be Less Likely to Develop Parkinson’s
As far as our internal organs go, the appendix has one of the worst reputations. When we aren’t just ignoring it as what is widely believed to be a useless part of our anatomy, we’re cursing it for...
Nov 16, 2018 3:30 pm
Cats Can Get Acne Just Like Humans — Here’s How to Treat Pesky Feline Breakouts
Most of us are familiar with the pesky blemishes that show up around puberty and make our lives miserable. Lucky folks simply outgrow their acne issues, while others spend their lives praying for a...
Nov 15, 2018 5:30 pm
Don’t Toss Out Eggshells — They Can Be Incredible Helpers Around Your Garden and Home
There are so many uses for eggshells that most of us never consider while tossing them into the trash. Sure, there are countless opportunities to enjoy eggs as scrumptious parts of our regular...
Nov 15, 2018 9:30 am
Is It OK to Drink Coffee on an Empty Stomach During an Intermittent Fasting Diet?
Intermittent fasting, such as the 16:8 diet and the 5:2 diet, has become the most popular weight-loss method for folks trying to shed pounds very quickly. Whichever diet someone chooses, it will...
Nov 13, 2018 2:30 pm
Here's How You Can Help Animals Affected by California Wildfires
The devastation from recent California wildfires is heartbreaking to watch as it continues to rip its way through the state. Of course, it's even more upsetting for anyone currently living through...
Nov 10, 2018 4:30 pm
Always Fighting With Your Plastic Wrap? Try Storing It in the Freezer
Most of us keep our roll of clingy plastic wrap stored in the same drawer as our aluminum foil and plastic sandwich bags. It seems to make sense to keep all of those food-preserving tools together,...
Nov 10, 2018 12:30 pm
Avocado Butter Is the Superfood Condiment You’ll Want to Slather on All Your Meals
Doesn't it seem like there’s a new way to use avocados popping up on a daily basis? It makes a lot of sense considering all of the health benefits (like blues-busting levels of fiber) you can find...
Nov 8, 2018 4:30 pm
Bad With Numbers? It Turns Out There’s a Fun Way to Help Reverse ‘Math Trauma’
Math tends to be seen as one of the most notoriously hated subjects taught in school. After learning the basics of adding and subtracting, we can start to feel overwhelmed when new formulas start...
Nov 8, 2018 12:30 pm
How to Remove the Bitterness From Cucumbers
Have you ever wondered, “Why are cucumbers bitter?” It’s always so disappointing when you bite into a fresh slice on your salad or sandwich, only to have that harsh taste instead of the light crisp...
Nov 7, 2018 11:30 am
Sipping Spearmint Tea Might Be the Secret to Soothing Hormonal Skin Issues
As teens, we’re told our changing hormones will come with the pesky side effects of pimples and acne. Unfortunately, those hormonal skin problems can remain long after we’ve graduated from...
Nov 4, 2018 7:30 am
How a 'Morning Glow' Celery Juice Can Reboot Your Metabolism for a Flatter Tummy
Have you ever wondered, "Is celery good for you?" It turns out there are plenty of benefits when you eat celery or add it in your morning routine, which can lead to the kind of daily health boost...
Nov 3, 2018 8:30 am
Can You Freeze Scrambled Eggs?
Eggs are one of the most delicious (and nutritious) ways to start your day. Unless you have an aversion to the ingredient entirely, there’s nothing better than digging into a fresh batch of...
Nov 2, 2018 2:30 pm
What Are ‘Lie Bumps’ on Your Tongue, Really?
Were you ever told that the tiny bumps that occasionally pop up on your tongue were a sign you’d recently told a real whopper of a fib? Commonly known as “lie bumps” thanks to an old wives’ tale,...
Nov 1, 2018 9:30 am
Why You Shouldn’t Bother Raking Leaves This Fall
Who doesn’t love watching the leaves on neighborhood trees turn beautiful amber hues each fall? Of course, that also means eventually pulling out the rake to rein them into piles and toss them out...
Oct 31, 2018 7:30 pm
11 Delicious Calcium-Rich Foods That Will Help You Prevent Kidney Stones
As anyone who has ever dealt with kidney stones can tell you, they are one of the most painful conditions a person can endure. Unfortunately, most of the time you have to simply wait for them to...
Oct 27, 2018 9:30 am
How to Save Burned Toast Without Making a Huge Mess
After recently scorching my morning bagel in the toaster, my first impulse was to grab a knife and start scraping away. Of course, that immediately resulted in a huge mess of crumbs before I had...
Oct 25, 2018 5:30 pm
Nightly Slices of Pumpernickel Could Help Trim Your Waist and Regulate Blood Sugar
You might assume that eating any type of bread will instantly shatter your attempts at dieting. This is a common misconception that has led many of us to deprive ourselves of a yummy snack or...
Oct 25, 2018 4:38 pm
New Test Could Pinpoint What Stage of Menopause You're Going Through
As any woman who is currently going through menopause knows, it can be difficult to navigate through all the different stages. Technically speaking, there are three stages: first perimenopause,...