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10 Easy Crock-Pot Freezer Meals - Mommy's Fabulous Finds

Simplify dinner time with these 10 easy crock pot recipes. Prep these easy crock pot recipes ahead of time, freeze them in zip-lock bags, and when …

Kale Recipes: 5 Ways to Make Kale Less Boring

Healthy High C Smoothie Kale for breakfast? You bet. With a powerful blender and sweet ingredients like kiwis and orange juice, you won’t notice kale's taste or texture, but you'll still reap all the nutritional benefits.<p>Cheese and Kale Quesadillas Put a healthy spin on a typically bad-for-you dish …

How to Make Garlic Mashed Potatoes | Potato Recipes | AllRecipes

Simple Springtime Dishes

Parents: Parenting News & Advice for Moms and Dads

From baby sitter to bride, this woman lovingly welcomed 15 of her charges as her youngest bridal...<p>You can wash clothes without detergent or soap? …

Turn a Closet or Cupboard into a Workstation

If you have some space in your closet or cupboard that you don’t need, don’t let it go to waste. You could turn it into a small home office! Here are …

Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

This lemon Dijon zinger is a dressing for all seasons<p>Despite its name, Chris Hastings’s go-to dressing is not actually a vinaigrette in the strictest sense. Its pucker relies on lemon juice emulsified with Dijon mustard and olive oil; shallots and fresh herbs add earthiness and depth. But don’t …

Dijon Mustard

Essential Space Saving Tips for the Kitchen

Maybe it’s a little more apparent at this time of year, in the thick of the holiday season when so much is happening in the kitchen (and with so many …

What That Pain in Your Leg Really Means - Consumer Reports

Symptom: Cramping or sudden contractions in your calf or thigh<p><b>Possible problem:</b> Did you just start an exercise regimen or suddenly cut back on one? …

Best Gift Websites - Consumer Reports

We know what you’re thinking: Nice gifts for $25 and less? No way! But it can be done. The websites listed here offer holiday gifts at a wide range …

Choosing the Best Travel Credit Card - Consumer Reports

You can earn rewards toward free travel from an airline card linked to a specific carrier or from a general bank credit card that pays points you can …

Foodily Blog

Foodily Blog

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Eliminated 'Voice' contestant Kat Robichaud: Show should be about more than vocals - TODAY.com

Today<p>Kat Robichaud suspected that she'd be sent home on Tuesday.<p>Kat Robichaud’s time finally ran out on Tuesday's episode of “The Voice,” and she saw it coming.<p>“I woke up (Tuesday) morning pretty much preparing to be in the bottom three and preparing myself to go home just because I've been in the …

Cee-Lo Green

Supporting People With Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Health Priority

As physicians, we have both had the privilege and the responsibility of caring for individuals with multiple -- two or more -- chronic conditions. In fact, as our population ages, every provider will care for rising numbers of patients who fall into this category. Data released this year show that …

Health Care

Low Vitamin D Linked With Fatty Liver Disease Risk

<i>By Natalie San Luis</i><p>Fatty liver disease develops when fat collects in the liver, preventing normal filtration and sometimes causing organ damage. A new study looked at vitamin D's role in this disease.<p>Researchers compared vitamin D levels of non-obese patients, some of whom had fatty liver …

Jack Osbourne On His Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis: 'You Can't Take Good Health For Granted'

Jack Osbourne, son of Ozzy, was just 26 -- and his daughter just weeks old -- when he was diagnosed with the autoimmune disease multiple sclerosis.<p>"I had about four days of like, 'Pity party, woe is me, it's all over,'" he says in the clip above of his recent HuffPost Live appearance. "Then I did …

Are plain cigarettes packets working in Australia?

Plain cigarette packets could be introduced in England if they are found to discourage smoking.<p>The scheme is already in place in Australia, where health experts believe it to be working.<p>Fiona Sharkie, Executive Director of Quit Victoria, said that calls to their helpline had increased once plain …

Public Health

TB vaccine 'could help prevent MS'

<b>An anti-tuberculosis vaccine could prevent multiple sclerosis, early research suggests.</b><p>A small-scale study by researchers at the Sapienza University of Rome has raised hopes that the disease can be warded off when early symptoms appear.<p>More research is needed before the BCG vaccine can be trialled …

Public Health

6 Squat Variations For Total-Body Strength

<i>By Joe Vennare for Life By DailyBurn</i><p>Love them or love to hate them, squats are one of the best exercises for increasing strength and size, while simultaneously burning fat. It's no wonder they're often referred to as the king of all strength training exercises. Still, some gym-goers opt out of …

Emergency Rooms Prepare for Influx of 'Holiday Heart Syndrome'

Increase Metabolism

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism<p>Stop these habits now to boost your calorie-burning potential<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of …

Quick Breakfast Ideas That Are Actually Healthy

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy<p>Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru<p>If your idea of a grab-and-go breakfast is a bowl of cereal or a granola bar, prepare to have your mind blown. You can make a pretty impressive morning meal that’s actually good for you in five …