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Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater not overlooking red zone miscue

CANTON, Ohio -- Teddy Bridgewater didn't want to talk about the completions. Last the Minnesota quarterback checked, getting the ball where it needs …

How I Gave Myself Permission To Be Gluten-Free

I was more concerned about how my celiac diagnosis looked to other people than I was about what it meant for me.<p>When I opened the email from my doctor, I expected it to tell me that the reason I had been exhausted for weeks was some combination of the anxiety of starting a new job, the anemia that …

Melissa McCarthy slams sexist critic: Watch what you say to your daughter

Melissa McCarthy is undeniably hilarious, but unfortunately, much of the criticism of her recent films has been not about their content, but about the actress and comedian’s physical appearance. However, the "Spy" star told Entertainment Weekly that she recently had an opportunity to respond to one …

Here's what you should be watching on Netflix

Can't decide what to watch on Netflix?<p>The huge selection of movies available with just a few clicks can be overwhelming. The good news: We've scanned …

Long Island

Prince Harry: I'm Not Bridget Jones!

Prince Harry may be the world’s most famous royal singleton, but he’s not pining to be a “smug married” like a certain lovelorn literary …

8 Things Men Think While Going Down on You

The good, the bad, and the tongue pain<p>The high-functioning part of a man’s brain basically shuts down the minute your pants come off. It’s not that we don’t think; our thoughts just become, well, simple. <i>Naked woman. Must touch.</i><p>But that changes when we go down on you because, suddenly, we have a …

We Asked Over 800 Men About Their Favorite Sex Positions

The results are in, and they might surprise you.<p>Sex positions are like coffee orders—everyone likes something a little different, but there are a few standbys that are just complete winners every time (we're looking at you, pumpkin spiced latte). So to figure out what guys are typically craving in …

Can Lemon Water Really Help You Lose Weight?

...Or have the people who swear by it been feeding you b.s.?<p>Celebs such as Gwyneth Paltrow and <i>Real Housewives of New Jersey</i> star Dina Manzo guzzle hot water with lemon as if the liquid was bottled at the Fountain of Youth itself. They're certain it aids in weight loss—but is the claim too good to …

Wellness

6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>I’m a happiness research junkie. I <i>love</i> reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And believe it or not, …

Fitness 101: The 8 Core Principles to Start Strength Training

Photo Credit: brucewill03 via Compfight cc<p>Over the last few months, I've been trying to learn German. In my head, I have fantasies of walking the streets of Berlin speaking fluently with citizens and fitting in seamlessly.<p>Unfortunately, fluency on day seven of a new language isn't likely. In fact, …

Regret: Facing, Feeling and Healing the Heartache of Lost Possibilities

A friend and colleague, recently turned 40, shared the following sentiment, "I have now reached the age when I experience regret. And it sucks."<p>There, he said it. Just like that. I remember the relief I felt, hearing someone speak this out loud. Not whitewashing the experience with something like, …

The Connection Between Peanut Allergies and Asthma

A new study suggests that kids with asthma may have a peanut allergy, or be sensitive to peanuts, and not know it.<p>Dr. Robert Cohn, medical director …

Medicine

Tornado Alley earns its name: Storms roar in

Little relief was in sight Sunday for nine states where violent storms and tornadoes damaged and destroyed homes, flipped cars and downed power lines this weekend.<p>The storms, including 31 reported tornadoes, and flash flooding raked across parts of Minnesota, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming, …

Earthquakes and shifting ground on Hawaii volcano could signal new eruption, scientist says

A series of earthquakes and shifting ground on the slopes of Kilauea have scientists wondering what will happen next at one of the world's most active volcanos.<p>A lake of lava near the summit of Kilauea on Hawaii's Big Island had risen to a record-high level after a recent explosion.<p>But in the past …

Bird flu hits hard in egg-producing Iowa; 25 million hens may be lost

The men charged with ridding the farm of a deadly contagion tugged at their dark green protective suits and adjusted the double-intake respirators covering their faces.<p>"Biosecure. Stop!" read a sign at the farm entrance.<p>Another sign, in red letters, advised, "All employees & drivers must disinfect …

80 Dishes to Bring to an Outdoor Party

Not all food is ready to withstand hungry hordes and sit outside in the hot, hot heat.<p><b>When we're heading to picnics</b>, cooking out in the backyard, and gearing up for days at the beach, we want our food to be as ready for the summer sun as we are. But not all food can withstand crowds and sitting …

Cooking

'Pitch Perfect 2': EW review

We gave it a <b>B+</b><p>No one really expected a low-budget musical comedy about college singing groups to become one of 2012’s biggest box office success …

Box Office