Melissa Marshall

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Aggressive nonnative mosquitoes spreading across state carry disease risk

It has the makings of a science-fiction film: the threat of deadly disease, a metropolis oblivious to the impending danger and, of course, extraordinarily hostile insects.<p>That's the scenario California health officials say they're facing as they track the arrival of nonnative mosquitoes that can …

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5 Hearty Soups and Stews to Warm You Up

<b>1. White Chicken Chili</b><p>I've tried many white chicken chili recipes over the years, but none as satisfying as this one. The best part is that it's made with a rotisserie chicken, which makes it a one-pot meal you can have on the dinner table in under an hour. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chicken & Matzo Ball …

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Heirloom Health Care for the Poor

<i>This is a guest post by James Nardella, executive director of Lwala Community Alliance, a partner of Segal Family Foundation.</i><p>You can go to any chain grocery store in the United States or Europe and find conventionally-grown tomatoes year round. They always look the same no matter the season and are …

Tax on sodas eyed in San Francisco, Berkeley

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A tax on sodas and other sugar-laden drinks that voters and courts in other parts of the country have rejected is on the …

Poor Women Tend to Be Fatter Than Poor Men

… and fat women tend to be poorer than fat men. Why the obesity-poverty link splits along gender lines.<p>In Greek mythology, the hydra was a monstrous multi-headed serpent with the ability to constantly regenerate: When one of its heads was cut off, two more would grow back in its place.<p>In the U.S., …

Ex-Hospital Publicist Calls Jahi McMath Case Cruel 'Publicity Stunt'

A spokesperson who worked for the hospital where Jahi McMath, 13, was pronounced brain dead is saying the family's effort to revive her is cruel.<p>Read more here.

Swedish woman world's first to give birth after womb transplant

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A Swedish woman has become the world’s first to give birth after having a womb transplant, opening up the possibility for thousands of infertile women to have babies, the doctor in charge of the research project said on Saturday.<p>Professor Mats Brannstrom (C), head of a medical …

The 'Work-Life Balance' Misnomer: Is Work-Life 'Integration' the New Norm?

The Monday-through-Friday, nine-to-five is a pipe dream.<p>For employees in "traditional" jobs — office jobs with set, weekday hours — today's status …

Ebola patient in Dallas turns critical, no new U.S. cases

DALLAS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States was fighting for his life at a Dallas hospital on Sunday and appeared to be receiving none of the experimental medicines for the virus, a top U.S. health official said.<p>Workers in hazardous material suits step out …

18 Bad Sleeping Habits To Break Now

From the editors of Cosmpolitan.com, correct these common sleeping mistakes for a better night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale and exercise and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function …

3 Fresh Ways to Tie a Scarf

Donni Charm's founder Alyssa Wasko takes a step by step approach for tying a scarf like never before.<p>Donni Charm's founder Alyssa Wasko had been working at Chanel when she began designing her own scarves. Often while in the elevator, fellow employees would compliment her on her neck-wear and …