Melissa San-Martin

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More than 200 killed as powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes central Mexico

A powerful 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing homes and bridges across hundreds of miles, killing at least 217 people and sending thousands more fleeing into the streets screaming in a country still reeling from a deadly temblor that struck less than two weeks ago.<p>Entire …

Natural Disasters

First Water, Then Red Ink: The Cost of Recovery When Most Are Uninsured

First water, then red ink: The nightmare of Hurricane Harvey’s deluge of Houston could be exacerbated by the cost of recovery.<p>Experts say the unique nature of Harvey’s devastation means affected residents — and FEMA’s already-broke flood insurance plan — will be the ones reaching into their pockets …

Mumbai Food: Restaurants now offer dishes that cater to keto diet

Seeing the rising demand for keto dishes in the past one year, restaurants in Mumbai city have trained their staff to make recommendations<p>In fact, …

When Estrogen & Testosterone Get Out Of Whack, Here's What To Do

I've written before about how many men are experiencing both low testosterone levels (low T) and increased estrogen levels. This combination of …

Wellness

This Indian Butter Chicken Is the Perfect 30-Minute Meal

There's something magical about picking up some spicy Indian takeout and pouring yourself a cold glass of Riesling on a night when you really don't …

Cooking

Maharashtrian Chicken Curry Recipe

The state of Maharashtra is located in the western region of India, and its capital is Mumbai. The cuisine of Maharashtra spans from mild to spicy, …

Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the cauliflower and cook at a low boil until very tender, about 20 minutes. Remove the cauliflower …

10 Lazy Weeknight Dinners You Can Make with Lentils or Beans

When lentils or beans are the star of your dinner plate, you can be sure that you're getting a wholesome, meat-free dinner that will fill you up and …

Healthy Eating

Trump Barrels Down a Road of No Return

The Wall Street Journal editorial page, hardly a left-wing Donald Trump critic, called on the president to adopt a new strategy on the Russia probe: "radical transparency."<p>Specifically, Trump, family members, campaign operatives and business associates should release anything pertinent to the …

Donald Trump

Brazil warns women not to get pregnant as zika virus is linked to rare birth defect

Health authorities examine link between rise in number of babies born with microcephaly and epidemic of mosquito-borne disease in country’s north-east<p>About eight weeks into her pregnancy, Patricia Campassi’s body began to ache and she developed a rash. Doctors at her local maternity clinic in …

Supermarkets' sales crisis could get worse, warns Sainsbury's boss Mike Coupe

'Can I put my hand on my heart and say that the worst is over? The answer to that question is No'<p>Britain's big supermarkets may not yet have reached the low point in a crisis brought about by the rise of German discounters Aldi and Lidl, the head of the second biggest grocer Sainsbury's …

Val Kilmer Spotted Out with Breathing Aid After Denying Reports of Health Issues

Less than two months after declaring that he has “no tumor or infection of any kind,” Val Kilmer was spotted out with what appears to be a …

Mayo Clinic

Can A Smarter Gun Prevent A Massacre?

This one has been gathering dust for a decade<p>In the wake of another mass murder in the United States, which left 14 people dead at a holiday party in San Bernardino, California, plenty of smart people are asking: What can we do to stop the shooting?<p>Any mention of gun control is met with Second …

Guns

Texas, Federal Government Face Off In Court Over Syrian Refugees

Texas and the federal government have taken their power struggle over Syrian refugees to federal court.<p>In a suit filed Wednesday, the state says it wasn't adequately consulted over refugee placement and asked the court system to immediately block the resettlement of any Syrian refugees in Texas.<p>The …

America's 50 Best Steakhouses 2015

<i>Photo Credit: Ravi Bangaroo</i><p>Love a good steak? Then these shrines to meat should be on your list.<p>From grand Las Vegas carnivore temples helmed by world-famous chefs to old-school Middle-American chophouses where a ribeye is preceded by a visit to the salad bar, from clubby Chicago dining rooms …