Vicky Flannery

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Why You Should Still Make the Salad Dressing from Scratch

Making salad dressing from scratch is nearly as fast and easy as shaking up a store-bought bottle, and the taste is <i>exponentially</i> better than even the …

A Week of Salads: 5 Ways to Prep Ahead

We were out of town at the beginning of the month and spent a few days in New York City visiting my sister. Coming from Seattle, I'm not used to that …

Work Smart: Do Your Worst Task First (Or, Eat a Live Frog Every Morning)

Mark Twain famously said that if the first thing you do in the morning is eat a live frog, you can go through the rest of the day knowing the worst is behind you. Your frog is your worst task, and you should do it first thing in the morning.<p>The best work habit you can ever get into is very simple: …

Time Management

Trapped pigeons rescued by three emergency vehicles

Three trapped pigeons were rescued by two fire engines, a police car and the RSPCA on a Durham high-street.<p>The pigeons had become tangled in netting on top of a shop roof and sparked a nine person rescue in Spennymoor.<p>Animal charity, the RSPCA, was first to the scene after being contacted by a …

Avoiding the Jet Lag Drag on Your Next Trip

<i>The Jet Lag Drag</i><p>Most of us have experienced jet lag before, also known as desynchronosis. It's like a hangover or tired feeling that can last for days. That's because we have an internal clock that functions around the 24-hour cycle of our sun. Most of us wake up before the alarm because our bodies …

One man dead, over 100 hospitalized from drug overdoses at last weekend's Paradiso Festival in Washington State

<i>(photo via @cherrick21)</i><p>Paradiso Festival drug cocktail called “Molly” made the rounds this weekend in Washington State’s Gorge Amphitheatre killing …

Why I feel sorry for the baby born at Glastonbury

Here are three things you don’t know about me. I have a secret desire to be a dentist, I’m scared of bananas, and I relax by googling bizarre birth …

Glastonbury 2013 - Review

If you have any passing interest in music and particularly if you live in the UK, it’s almost guaranteed that you couldn’t have failed to notice that …

Glastonbury festival 2013: How was it for you?

By now you're probably all basking in those wonderful Glastonbury memories. Actually, you're probably not. You're probably thinking "What is that …

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Creating a Cheese Plate

Guidelines Aim To Clear Confusion Over Ear Tubes For Kids

Doctors have been putting in a lot of ear tubes. It's the most common outpatient surgery in children.<p>Despite how common the tubes are, it's been hard for parents to know if and when a child should get them. "Pediatricians are confused about it too," says Dr. Richard Rosenfeld, chairman of …

The 10 Easiest Pasta Meals Ever

Make any of these tasty (and healthy!) pasta recipes in less than 30 minutes!

Infertility May Be Linked To Taste Genes

By: Charles Choi, Contributing Writer<p>Published: 07/01/2013 03:12 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>Genes involved in tasting sweet and savory flavors on the tongue also play a key role in properly working sperm, new research in animals finds.<p>These findings could lead to novel contraceptives for men, and suggest …

Tastiest Healthy Drinks for a Hot Summer Day

Nothing beats a nice cold drink on a hot summer day. Unfortunately, sodas, sports drinks, juice drinks, energy drinks, smoothies, and even juice offer a ton of calories and sugar most of us don't need. Sugary drinks don't make us feel full like other foods. And they can increase feelings of hunger …

Sculpt a Better Butt

Firm your rear and flatten your abs with these 10 easy, effective exercises<p>You're always busting it, saving it, covering it, or laughing it off, but how much time do you actually devote to sculpting your butt? Not enough.Pretty much anytime you're standing on two feet, your glutes and hamstrings …

Hearst Magazines

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The Shocking Truth About Domestic Violence

A new report finds that one in three women worldwide are the victims of physical or sexual violence<p>The World Health Organization just released shocking data from the first comprehensive study of its kind. According to the report, physical or sexual violence affects 35 percent of all women globally. …

Birth Control

Let's just say they don't last forever.<p>The Trump administration is rolling back a mandate that allowed more than 55 million women to access free BC.<p>It's all about which type of birth control you choose.<p>Dropping one is the worst thing you can do.<p>Breaking up doesn't have to be so hard.<p>A new study …

Menopause And Memory Loss: Women Know What They Do Not Know

The need for health care varies greatly over a lifespan, with older adults having significantly more health-related needs and costs than younger individuals. Women, in particular, often face a myriad of health problems as they transition through menopause. Sadly, despite the fact that every woman …

Barack Obama seeks to limit EU fallout over US spying claims

Barack Obama has sought to limit the damage from the growing transatlantic espionage row after Germany and France denounced the major snooping …