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Try this quick and easy oven-steamed salmon recipe for dinner tonight

If you're a salmon fan, this recipe from former Food columnist Russ Parsons is one of the easiest dishes you can make: Heat the oven to 250 degrees. Place the salmon on a baking sheet and slide it in the oven over a pan of boiling water. That's it. The salmon will be ready in about 20 minutes, when …

Seafood

How to Conquer Cravings, Stress-Eating and 6 Other Weight Loss Hurdles

You know what to do to lose weight: Eat a little less, move a little more, and figure out what works for your body. “No more chocolate,” you declare. …

12 Ways to Make Your Home Even Better in 2017 (Without Redecorating)

We all have #homegoals. Sometimes they're saved in a Pinterest board; other times we file them away for later… <i>One day I'll have organized kitchen</i> …

Get to Know Yourself: 5 Ways to Discover Your Joyful True Nature

<b>“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~Aristotle</b> <br>Four years ago I left a corporate career, belongings, a nice home, and family and …

Positive Thinking

Why I Cook Stew in the Oven (Not on the Stove)

Stews are the perfect comfort food for January. They're loaded with creamy vegetables and fork-tender meat that can only come from a long, slow cook. …

Cooking

Eye tests are as important as other health screenings - and they may reveal more than you think

Writing a blog, which then morphed into this column for the Telegraph, and then launching Esme’s Umbrella, my awareness campaign for Charles Bonnet Syndrome, has opened up a myriad of different medical worlds to me. Information about the latest medications, theories, charities, new methods of …

Breast Cancer

This Simple Habit Will Help You Make 2017 Successful and Fulfilling | Inc.com

One of the best ways to get moving in the right direction following the New Years celebrations is to reflect on the previous year.<p>While this is no secret, the odds are good that in combing through your previous shortcomings and successes, your perspective was biased--and that jaded perception …

Happiness

7 Recipes That Fold Up Food So There's Less Mess

So you bought a whole roll of parchment paper for that <i>one</i> recipe you’d been meaning to try forever, and now you’re stuck with… the rest of that …

This *Capsule* Menu, Recipes, and Grocery List Makes Meals for a Month

So, everyone is all over the capsule wardrobe concept, and you can see why. It’s AH-mazing how paring down to a core group of mix-and-match essentials can save so much time getting dressed every morning — time you’d otherwise waste making the <i>very</i> same decisions day after day throughout the season. …

John Kelly shies from Trump's wall and Muslim registry in confirmation hearing

Donald Trump’s nominee for homeland security secretary distanced himself from some of the president-elect’s most controversial election pledges on immigration, potentially including the construction of a wall at the southern border and the implementation of a Muslim registry, during his Senate …

Donald Trump

This will not end well: President-elect Trump’s first press conference was a total disaster

On Russia, the intelligence community and his business, Donald Trump’s relentless self-interest will be crippling<p>Donald Trump gave his first press conference as president-elect today, and it was, predictably, a disaster from start to finish. The man who will be president in just a few days finally …

Europe loved Obama. Trump’s excesses remind us precisely why

So Europe’s first great love affair of the 21st century is over. Knowing that it could only last eight years kept almost every one of them special. Barack Obama’s approval ratings in France and Germany approach 90%. Almost every trip across the Atlantic turned into a memory to be treasured, except …

Political Science

Read the full transcript of President Obama's farewell speech

Here is an unedited transcript of<p>President Obama’s prepared remarks during his farewell address in Chicago, as provided by the White House.<p>---<p>It's good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we've received over the past few weeks. But tonight …

Political Science

Here's How Stress Might Cause Heart Attacks, Strokes

A new study using brain scans shows how stress might cause heart attacks: people whose fear centers are more active also have a higher risk of heart attack or stroke.<p>The findings point to the amygdala — often called the fear center in the brain. But the amygdala, which are a nut-sized pair of …

Medical Research

Bombshell CNN report: Russia might have dirt on Trump

Late on Tuesday afternoon, CNN dropped an absolute bombshell of a story — the heads of America’s top intelligence agencies showed President-elect Donald Trump evidence that the Russian government may have “compromising personal and financial” information on him and that his campaign spoke directly …

Donald Trump

Rex Tillerson is big oil personified. The damage he can do is immense

Now a fossil fuel executive will run America’s foreign policy, right out in the open. Donald Trump gets credit for a kind of barbaric transparency<p>In one of the futile demonstrations that marked the run-up to the Iraq war, I saw a woman with a sign that read “How Did Our Oil End Up Under Their …

Rex Tillerson

20 ‘zero-calorie’ foods to snack on guilt-free

It sounds almost too good to be true: tasty snacks that contain no calories.<p>But health experts have identified a variety of super-healthy treats that …

A 10-Minute Legs Workout That Will Leave You Sore And Satisfied

If your go-to legs workout just isn't making you feel the burn like it used to, this 10-minute challenge will bring new life to leg day. Developed …

Small Towns in Big Sky Country: 11 Wide-Open Spaces for You to Roam

Big Sky Country's picturesque small towns put you on the very soil of the American frontier. These were the places where Lewis and Clark cut a swath …

National Parks

A divided empire: what the urban-rural split means for the future of America

Sitting in a downtown Cleveland coffee shop in early December, Julie Goulis is still in shock. “Some of the soul-searching I’ve been doing after the election has been about how I can understand people outside of my bubble,” she tells me. “I was so ashamed Ohio went for Trump.”<p>Like many US cities, …

Society

The best glute exercises to do at home

In the video above, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London Christina Howells runs through a series of quick exercises aimed at working your glutes and strengthening the surrounding muscles.<p>Each exercise has a variation for beginners and a more advanced version, with this episode …

Exercise

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: Trump “doesn't seem to understand the enormity” of the Russia hack

Back in September, New Hampshire Democrat Jeanne Shaheen became the first senator to call for a hearing about Russia’s interference in the US presidential race.<p>On Thursday morning, she got that hearing — or at least, the first of many. The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing with the …

12 Apps That’ll Help You Organize *Everything*

With the new year already underway, now is a great time to start getting organized. Even though we love planning out our lives in our paper planner, we also need some organization hacks on-the-go… both for our digital lives and our real lives. That’s why we’re super excited to share our top apps …

Here’s Your Chance To Understand 3-D Printing Once and For All

A full look at the societal impact—from medical to creative to economic—of 3D-printing technology.<p>With its amazing ability to replicate handmade crafts, collapse the development timeline of health initiatives, and, inexplicably bringing modern society closer to understanding its own humanity —3D …

3D Printing

How to Make Pickles

Linton Hopkins puts up more than 300 jars of fruit preserves and pickled vegetables each summer. Here, two of his best recipes.

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

Workouts

It's Official: Nutritionists Say This Is the Best Diet for Your Overall Health

Navigating our constantly evolving health and wellness landscape is more than a little confusing. One day, juicing is healthy, and the next day, it's …

5 Ways To Fix Your Squat To Help You Work Your Butt In The Best Way

Squats, whether weighted or not, are hands down one of the best, most powerful full-body exercises you can perform: Not only will you tone your butt …

Fit in 4: Why a tea towel is the new multi-gym

The humble towel…who’d have thought it? By adding this little bit of lightweight household kit to your workout you can enhance exercises in the …

Blender Girl is back with 5 easy resolutions to boost your health in 2017

What "elimination" diet are you trying in 2017? No sugar? No gluten? No dairy?<p>It all sounds like "no fun" to Tess Masters.<p>Masters — better known in the online world as L.A.'s Blender Girl — is back for the second year in a row to help Saturday readers kick off the new year in style.<p>She says she's …

Food