Sharon Patterson

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When Doctors Act on Tradition and Emotion Over New Science

This week a major journal published new recommendations for treating high blood pressure and cholesterol. But doctors are often reluctant to change old habits.<p>A series of new studies published in this week’s <i>Journal of the American Medical Association</i> underscore the complicated nature of new …

The Freshest Cup of Coffee in the World! – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

In this amazing episode of Sesame Street, Grover works at a café called The Coffee Plant and takes a customer through the process of where coffee …

What Are Animals Really Thinking? Author Explores Hidden World

In her book "Animal Wise," Virginia Morell gets inside our fellow creatures' heads.<p><b>What do animals think and feel? This question, which has long intrigued science writer and author Virginia Morell, is explored in her new book Animal Wise.</b><p>Partly inspired by her 2008 <i>National Geographic</i> magazine …

Holy Moly Spicy Chipotle Dressing

<i>Spicy hot and full of flavor, this creamy, vegan chipotle dressing is surprisingly low in fat and calories and is oil-free, nut-free and …

Food for Thought: The Agricultural Act

Now that the four-year tug-of-war over the Agricultural Act of 2014 (aka the farm bill) has come to a ceasefire, I encourage all who were following …

Brussel Sprout Fried Rice | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Notes<p>~The rice has to be cold for this recipe to work correctly, otherwise it will get mushy and sticky. Many supermarkets carry frozen bags of rice …

Spicy Baba Ganoush Pita Pizza

Laziness and lack of planning. If anyone ever asks me the source of my “culinary creativity,” I will have to admit that I owe it all to the fact that …

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Everything You Want To Say To Newly Engaged Friends But Can't

Don't get us wrong, when our friends get engaged, we're <i>super</i> happy for them.<p>But sometimes, certain couples go overboard with the whole engagement thing: the endless Facebook announcements, Instagrammed ring photos from every angle and with every filter, multiple bridal registries and many, many …

How Much Exercise Is Enough?

How much exercise is enough? Short answer: It depends.<p>"How much exercise is enough <i>for what?</i>" asks David Bassett Jr., PhD, a professor of exercise …