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These Are Our 10 Healthiest Chicken Dinners

Not only does chicken's versatility and crowd-pleasing tendencies make it a recurring choice for weeknight dinner, but it's ability to be a wholesome …

From Tax Refunds to Restrooms, What the Shutdown Has Shut Down

Visitors to national parks will be prevented from using the full-service restrooms. Tourists won’t be able to get into the National Air and Space …

A professor of medicine explains why eating fat won't make you fat — but sugar will

"Eat fat, get fat" has been the conventional wisdom guiding American diets for the past two decades. Yet more and more research suggests that thinking is dangerously misguided.<p>"There is one thing we know about fats," Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at the Indiana University School of …

10 Thanksgiving foods you should never feed to your pets

While we feel especially thankful for our loved ones on Thanksgiving, letting our beloved four-legged family members munch off the table can be a true hazard to their health. While animal lovers know what’s harmful for Fluffy and Fido to ingest, it’s wise to make an announcement at the holiday …

What’s the Difference Between Shrimp and Prawns?

<b>How to Tell the Difference Between Shrimp and Prawns</b><p>When it comes down to their biology, both shrimp and prawns are decapods, meaning they’re …

Best-Ever Sticky Buns Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Dough: Combine sour cream, butter, salt, and 1⁄3 cup of the granulated sugar in a small saucepan. Cook over …

9 Mind-Blowing Food Party Rings

Cooking

Try the 3-ingredient breakfast a Harvard doctor eats every day

You know you’re doing breakfast wrong when it makes a doctor want to cry.<p>Think about your typical morning meal. Does it involve a bowl of cereal, a bagel, a donut or a muffin? To your body, that’s the same as eating dessert, warns Dr. Monique Tello, a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School …

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11 Cozy French Recipes To Warm Up Your Weekend

When we think of French food, we typically imagine fancy white tablecloth restaurants and pâtisseries with pyramids of pastel-colored macarons. But when the French cook at home, they gravitate to simple (yet incredibly delicious) comfort food. From beef bourguignon to potatoes au gratin, here are …

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12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Anthony Weiner laptop had 2,800 gov't documents from Huma Abedin: Report

The FBI reportedly found 2,800 government documents on disgraced former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner's personal laptop computer that were related to his estranged wife's work as Hillary Clinton's deputy chief of staff during her tenure as secretary of state.<p>The conservative group Judicial Watch …

A dentist reveals 8 foods and drinks that are worse for your teeth than candy

We spoke to Dr. Mark Burhenne of AsktheDentist.com to learn the truth about what causes cavities and which foods and drinks to avoid. Surprisingly, they're not all sweets.<p>"Sugar isn't the cause of tooth decay; acid is," Dr. Burhenne said, explaining that when you eat something with sugar, bacteria …

Bipartisan senators reach small deal on health care

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray have reached a deal "in principle" to restore Affordable Care Act cost-sharing reduction payments for two years in exchange for more state flexibility in Obamacare.<p>One Senate aide said the plan would also restore just over $100 million in funding for …

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How to break carb cravings, once and for all

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're like many people I know, the thought of giving up pasta and bread in an effort to shed a few pounds (or more) might seem like an unfair punishment -- perhaps even a tease, especially when those foods seem to be on everyone else's plates.<p>The truth is, despite the popularity of …

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Potato Tot Breakfast Casserole

Ingredients<p>1 pound hot or mild breakfast sausage<br>• 1 yellow onion, chopped<br>• 1 red bell pepper, chopped<br>• 12 large eggs<br>• ½ cup whole milk<br>• 1 tablespoon hot sauce, …

Scientists have discovered this drug fixes cavities and regrows teeth

Goodbye, Fillings<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called Tideglusib. Developed …

Yes, coffee is actually good for you — here's what science has to say about it

Is coffee actually good for you? How many cups a day is considered healthy? Is drip coffee worse than espresso? Joe Avella and Jessica Orwig answer these questions and more on the Facebook series "Science the $#!* out of it."<p>Turns out, coffee is good for you. But there's more to the story. There's …

New satellite photos reveal the California wildfire's shocking damage from space

Flames have consumed more than 170,000 acres of land, killed at least 23 people, destroyed thousands of homes, and forced tens of thousands of people to evacuate. Napa and Sonoma counties — the heart of California wine country— are especially hard-hit.<p>Officials have yet to determine the origin of …

A massive hole just opened up in Antarctica's ice and scientists can't explain it

Thanks to its usefulness as an indicator of how badly humans are messing up the Earth with global warming, scientists like to keep a pretty close eye on the ice in Antarctica. Now, a massive hole the size of Lake Superior has appeared many miles inland from where the ice meets the ocean, and …

15 Netflix hidden-gem horror movies for all you fear addicts out there (2017 edition)

Smell that air? Feel that brisk breeze? Wearing a jacket? That's right, dummy. It's October.<p>And <i>since</i> it's October, you want to watch horror movies, …

I Tried 12 Kinds of Grocery Store Whole Wheat Bread and Here's the Best One

Before we get into this whole wheat bread taste test, there's something you should know about me: I have been spoiled rotten in the bread …

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These gluten-free spinach muffins are loaded with protein and probiotics

On the continous quest for seamless weekday mornings, meal-prepped breakfasts are pretty much the holy grail. When you’re trying to squeeze in ten …

The inflammation-fighting oil you’ll want to use with pretty much every meal

If you fight allergies, digestive problems, irritated skin, headaches, or even serious chronic health problems, then you might be familiar with …

NASA satellites reveal something startling about the future of food on Earth

And what better perspective than from space?<p>Climate change due to human activity is causing visible shifts on our planet, and NASA is uniquely positioned to observe these effects.<p>"If we continue on our current course, it's going to be hard to feed this planet because it's so hot," Ellen Stofan, …

Taylor Swift Was Shady About "Bad Blood" on Purpose

"I knew the song would be assigned to a person..."<p><b>Update, 10/19:</b> Taylor Swift is not the only person trying to keep the subject of "Bad Blood" secret. Squad member (and rumored Katy Perry portrayer in the video) Selena Gomez is in on it, too. On Andy Cohen's <i>Watch What Happens Live</i>, she was asked …

Amy Schumer Has Some Choice Words for the Kardashians in Her SNL Monologue

The comedian dishes her thoughts on America's reality TV royalty.<p>Amy Schumer kicked off <i>Saturday Night Live</i>'s second show of the season with a beast of an opening monologue that taps on the Kardashians, Hillary Clinton, and which character from Sex and the City she most relates to. (Don't make the …

Julia Roberts Says She's Obsessed with Husband Danny Moder, Has Him Help Pick Out Her Outfits

Looks like love is still in the air!<p>It’s been over 10 years since Julia Roberts and husband Danny Moder were married but the actress is still …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Jim Carrey Carries Ex-Girlfriend's Coffin at Funeral in Ireland

A solemn Jim Carrey served as a pallbearer for his ex-girlfriend, Cathriona White, at her funeral in Ireland on Saturday.<p>White, 30, died of an apparent suicide in Los Angeles on Sept. 28. The Irish-born makeup artist had dated Carrey, 53, on and off since meeting in 2012 and had just broken up with …

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This company determined to kill Victoria's Secret is becoming a major force in the lingerie market

Adore Me, which was named Inc.'s No. 2 retail company and No. 14 overall company on its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, is growing at a lightning fast pace.<p>Inc. notes that in three years, the company has grown a whopping 15,606%<p>In 2012, the company brought in $1.1 million. By 2013, the company brought …