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Worried About Phthalates: 'Just Don't Eat Foods in Boxes'

A reporter asked:<p>I was wondering if you could share your thoughts with me about the new study finding phthalates in boxed Mac & Cheese. Should …

Investigators: No signal problems before New Jersey crash

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Here's what is known about the investigation into a commuter train crash that killed one person and injured more than 100 others …

New Jersey

Healthier Chicken Marsala Recipe

Marsala is a popular wine in Sicily, Italy. Chicken Marsala is made with a wine reduction sauce and originated in the late 1800's with families …

Food

The Best Fluffy Buttermilk Waffles Ready in 15 Minutes

When I was in Italy, I've always dreamed of having one of those food maker machines that you always see in television like the popcorn maker, the cotton candy maker and the waffle maker. In Milan, in fact, is not a common thing to have in your house these products like here in the States where …

I Am A Homemaker

In the nearly 24 years that I have been married I have worked full-time, worked part-time, stayed at home with my children, worked full-time again, and then returned to part-time work. In all of these years, no matter how many hours I have spent working outside of my home, I have always considered …

3 Ways To Mitigate The Cost Of Long Term Care

If you happened to watch the seventh Democratic debate, then you may remember Bernie Sanders saying children and the elderly are our two most vulnerable populations. Regardless of your political stance, he's right. Unless you are very poor or rich, the current state of America's eldercare system …

How To Change Your Eating Habits To Have A More Productive 2016

Eating right in the New Year isn’t about deprivation, it’s understanding what your metabolism needs to reset and maximize your energy.<p>Sledding down the hill of holiday gluttony straight into a field of ambitious resolutions can be a jarring adjustment at best. We spend the holidays gorging on fatty …

Chicken French - Rochester, NY Style Recipe

"I've been making this recipe for years, and it is one of my family's most requested meals. Serve with brown and wild rice or rice pilaf along with …

8 Acupressure Points to Reduce Stress

Long ago, when your hunter-gatherer ancestors came across a bear in the woods, they experienced what is now called stress: elevated heart rate, quick …

Massage Therapy

9 Moves Every Twenty-Something Should Make to Be More Successful

Your 20s can be a decade-long stint in the waiting room of life. However it is important to point out that your 20s isn't a throwaway decade. What you do matters a lot. Here are 9 ways to make the most of these exciting but unsettled years:<p><b>1. Consider money to be an outcome, not an objective.</b> It's …

Holiday cookie recipe: Almond candy cane cookies

Nothing says Christmas quite like candy cane cookies. Kristen Johnson, a reader from Santa Monica, as well as a finalist one year in our L.A. Times Holiday Cookie Bake-Off, submitted this recipe, flavored with aromatic almond extract. She writes:<p>"My mother, Wendy Johnson, had me brainwashed as a …

Dessert

Homemade Soda Recipes That Are Healthier Than A Can Of Coke

More like "buy the world a nothing."<p>Homemade soda is so easy to make, and let's face it, it might be better to drink than a can of say, Coke.<p>But it's all about the flavor possibilities that makes homemade soda so attractive -- and on top of that, you can control the sweetness. Whether you want a …

Homemade

8 'Piece of Cake' Cakes

These cakes may look complicated, but they're surprisingly easy to make.<p><b>1. Tres Leches Cake with Dulce de Leche Glaze</b><p>Popular in Latin America, <i>Tres Leches Cake</i> is a light and fluffy cake soaked with a mixture of three milks: sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk and heavy cream. In this version, …

11 Peach Pies You Need For Summer

<i>Header image: Peach Pie with Pecan Streusel from CHOW</i>Not many desserts scream summer as loud as an amazing peach pie. Perfectly ripe peaches (or …

Food

The Lava Flow Is The Must-Try Cocktail Of The Summer

There is no shortage of cocktails come summertime. With the mojitos, margaritas and many variations of sangrias, we have enough drinks on hand to maintain a nice buzz throughout the season. But we may not have been drinking the best one out there, because we were not aware of the Hawaiian cocktail …

Florida teens missing at sea after fishing trip

<b>(CNN) —</b> Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos have been boating for so long that they're just as comfortable at sea as they are on land.<p>That's the hope their families and friends say they're holding onto as Coast Guard crews search for the 14-year-olds, who went missing on a fishing trip off the Florida …

Rowing

Healthy and Frosted (!) Paleo Carrot Cake Cookies

These paleo carrot cake cookies let you enjoy all the classic flavors of the cake minus the grains, dairy and sugar in one healthy bite! You even get that cream cheese frosting flavor too.<p>I feel like we all have that <i>one</i> food we absolutely can’t pass up if it’s in front of us on the table or on the …

Watch This Sweet Couple Age 70 Years In Six Minutes

A month before their wedding, engaged couple Kristie Scherrer and Tavis Doucette participated in a fun and surprisingly emotional experiment. Using makeup and prosthetics, the pair was able to get a glimpse of what they'll look like as they grow old together.<p>Cut Video collaborated with Field Day on …

NTSB Reveals Amtrak Train Sped Up Seconds Before Deadly Crash In Philadelphia

The National Transportation and Safety Board revealed Thursday that the Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia Tuesday night was accelerating seconds before it entered a sharp turn and crashed. Eight passengers have been confirmed dead, and more than 200 were injured.<p>Robert Sumwalt of the NTSB …

The 10 Understated Qualities of a Truly Beautiful Woman

There is no doubt that there is great value assigned to external beauty. For some how they look physically is simply an expression and celebration of their internal beauty, but often those who are physically attractive are emotionally unattractive. To be beautiful inside and out, you must possess …

10 Eco-Friendly Tips and Tricks for Cleaning Your Home

<i>by Luisa Rollenhagen, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Chemical-based cleaning products have drawbacks: They're pricey, they may trigger health issues and their manufacture, use and disposal can harm the environment. So if you're approaching a spring cleaning of your home this year, why not consider these …

Why Knitting Is the Must-Have Life Skill

Growing up in Brooklyn, my no-nonsense German grandmother tried to teach me how to knit -- a life skill she believed was the key to happiness.<p>Like any adolescent, I rebelled and made excuses. "Tomorrow, Grandma, okay? Studying for a math test now, but I promise we'll sit down and you can teach me. …

10 Things You Can Do To Live To Be 100

It seems that almost every day we read about another centenarian swimming across the English Channel blind-folded with one hand tied behind his back or jumping out of an airplane while she knits a scarf without dropping a single stitch. OK, slight exaggerations perhaps, but without a doubt, more …

How to Take Control of Your Stress

Most of us have an instant physical reaction to the sound of our cell phone dinging, marking the arrival of a new text message or e-mail or anticipating a phone call from someone who needs us. If you are a Millennial, chances are you want it all: the job, the relationships, the lifestyle. Social …

7 Affordable Landscaping Ideas for Under $1,000

Landscaping doesn't have to be an expensive investment. There are a lot of affordable projects that will make your garden look beautiful this spring. There are also many ways to make them last for years to come, so you don't need to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars on maintenance costs. This …

Responding to Changes in the Rental Market

Owning rental property has been a path to riches for a great many investors. Rental property is funding awesome retirement lifestyles as well. We've also been enjoying a surge in rental demand and rents since the recovery began after the crash in 2007. There are still articles around wondering if …

Transitioning From the Wholesale to Retail Flip

I LOVE real estate and every facet of real estate investment. From wholesaling and flipping houses to rental property ownership, there's opportunity for profit in every market, whether rising, falling, or sitting still. Sure, you have to adjust and change strategies with changing markets, but …

A Beautiful Finale

I had recently finished reading Atul Gawande's <i>Being Mortal</i> when I got the call I knew someday would come. My 92-year-old father had been taken by ambulance to a local hospital.<p>My father, Sheldon Sternberg,<p>a life-long Chicagoan had been hospitalized only once before many years ago. He had a blessed …

3 Key Nutrients For Better Brainpower

<i>By Nancy Christie</i><p>When it comes to what we eat, we usually worry more about our waistlines than our wisdom. But a diet that contains a wide assortment of healthy foods and nutrients doesn’t just benefit your body; it may protect your brain from cognitive decline as you age. In order to defend …