Carmela Reuter

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Overkill

An avalanche of unnecessary medical care is harming patients physically and financially. What can we do about it?<p>It was lunchtime before my afternoon surgery clinic, which meant that I was at my desk, eating a ham-and-cheese sandwich and clicking through medical articles. Among those which caught …

Pretty Hydrangea Cupcakes for Mother's Day and a Tutorial!

This pretty as a picture or indeed pretty as a flower technique is one of the very easiest you could ever come across. For those that are newish to …

PRIMIER

Practice-based data collection is widely used across clinical settings for monitoring diseases, conditions, health services, and device safety. These …

Book Review: Baking with less sugar by Joanne Chang

We could all use a little less sugar in our diet. Some need to lower sugar intake for health benefits, and others are baking for their children, who …

How to decide if in-laws are too close — or close enough for comfort

<b>Question:</b> My husband and I are blessed with having our parents (three sets) all somewhat nearby. At the same time, this causes our social calendar to fill up quickly and makes it hard to balance family obligations. While we want our child to have a rich understanding, closeness and appreciation for …

The ‘most powerful’ classroom innovation — by the $1 million teaching prize winner

Nancie Atwell is the renowned founder of the Center for Teaching and Learning, an award-winning non-profit independent K-8 demonstration school in Edgecomb, Maine, where she teaches seventh- and eighth-grade writing, reading and history. She is the author of numerous books, including the classic …

Those puppy-dog eyes trigger chemical connection with humans

The long, loving gazes. The ritualized, often high-pitched, expressions of affection. The heroic self-sacrifice one would readily endure for the other.<p>What is it about the bond between human and dog that is not like the relationship between parent and child?<p>Now science offers a new explanation for …

Vanilla Coconut Flour Cupcakes

I really adore our coconut flour; it’s one of my favorite gluten-free flours to use in baking. But I do know that coconut flour can be a little …

7 Secrets to Hitting Your Reset Button

Dr. Michael Roizen is the Medical Director of the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute and the four-time #1 New York Times bestselling author of …

Red Velvet Cupcakes

<b>MAKES:</b> about 2 dozen cupcakes <b>PREP. TIME:</b> 20 min. <b>COOK TIME:</b> 20 min.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the cupcakes:</b><p>1 1/4 cups vegetable oil<br>• 1 cup buttermilk<br>• 2 large eggs<br>• 1 …

Strawberry Milkshake Cupcakes

cupcakes Home Sweet Home milkshake strawberries strawberry milk powder The Hummingbird Bakery<p>March 27, 2013<p>It's no secret that I'm the world's …

What Are the Five Worst Foods for Sleep?

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Nearly 41 million US adults are sleeping just six hours or less each night, putting them at risk of adverse health effects (such as …

13 Scones to Add to Your Easter Brunch Menu

One thing to love about brunch is all the variety of breakfast foods it can include. You can go traditional with pancakes and sausage or go out on a limb with mini quiche and asparagus hors d’oeuvres. But there is one brunch food that’s always a hit: the scone. They can be sweet, savory or …

Breakfast

Can GMOs Save Chocolate?

GMOs may be able to save chocolate. The bigger question is whether we want them to.<p>Chocolate–the scrumptious confection of Valentine boxes and Easter baskets–is in trouble. The average American eats about 12 pounds of chocolate a year, and a collective 58 million pounds during the chocolate-laden …

Ivory Coast

Cookie Dough Cupcakes

Cookie dough is the greatest. Right?! It’s comforting, it’s nostalgic, and it’s slightly dangerous because OH MY GOD WE COULD ALL DIE FROM THE RAW …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division …

The Only Brownie Recipe You Will Ever Need

There is one dish that no one can resist: chewy, chocolatey brownies. Add ice cream and caramel sauce and you have an insanely delicious treat made …

Deepak Chopra's Guided Meditation for Deep Sleep

163<p>SHARES<p>New research shows mindfulness meditation can be a powerful antidote to insomnia. Deepak Chopra leads you to restful sleep in this bedtime …

Red velvet cake recipe

The Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York shares the recipe for its legendary red velvet cake<p><b>SERVES</b><br>10<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the cake</b><br>3 ounces (or 85g) dark chocolate, chopped<br>2 cups (or 400g) granulated sugar<br>4 large eggs<br>1 ½ cups (or 450ml) vegetable oil<br>1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract<br>2 cups (or 220g) plain flour<br>2 ¼ …

Hummingbird Cake

Rumor has it, this crowd-pleasing cake got its name because every bite makes you hum with delight.

Raspberry White Cake

In this classic layer cake, egg whites serve as a leaven; they also give the mountainous frosting all its loft.

Chocolate Layer Cake

Emily Luchetti, two-time James Beard Award-winning pastry chef and cookbook author, shares this chocolate layer cake that wins our approval by having …

Weekend project: Light and airy chiffon cake

Heralded as "the first new cake in 100 years" when it was introduced, the chiffon cake -- one of the darlings of midcentury cuisine -- became famous for its wonderfully light and airy texture, seemingly as weightless as angel food but with a moist tenderness almost like a rich butter cake. The …

14 Yoga Poses to Revamp Your Vinyasa Routine

Take your training to the next level with these advanced yoga poses that put a fun, challenging spin on all your favorite moves, from half moon to …

Yoga

Big Salty Chocolate Chip Cookies with Caramel

I had a cookie juuuuuust like this in New York a few weeks ago.<p>There are hundreds of bakeries in New York, but I went to my old stand-by: Magnolia …

Grandma Ptak's red velvet cake recipe

Claire Ptak shares this family favourite with a hint of chocolate and thick creamy frosting<p>Grandma Ptak used to make this for me on every visit, whether at her house in Illinois or ours in California. I have a great photograph of me baking it with her when I was seven or eight, and you can see the …

Meyer Lemon Loaf Cake

<b>Meyer Lemon Loaf Cake</b> is one recipe you are going to want to bookmark! Seriously...lemon cake does not get any better than this beauty. Moist, lemony …