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If You're Overwhelmed by Cord Blood Banking Information, Read This

Here are 12 facts to cut the information overload and help you make the right decision about public and private cord blood banking.<p><b>Umbilical cord blood stem cells are different from embryonic stem cells.</b> Umbilical cord blood stem cells are collected by your ob-gyn or a nurse from the umbilical cord …

Cell Biology

The Power of Career Role Models

As a kid, I was obsessed with books. While all the other kids used recess time to run around or cause trouble, I was always perched on a bench with one of my favorites -- Eric Carle, Roald Dahl, Dr. Seuss, you name it. But while I would've happily read anything that was written in the English …

25 Surprising Foods You Can Grill, from Apple Pie to Ziti

YES! You can grill apple pie, macaroni and cheese, and guacamole—plus a whole lot more.<p><i>The brightest, best cooks know: Don't ever be boxed in by expectations and conventional wisdom. Don't ever let anyone stamp out your creativity. And never, ever let anyone tell you, "No, you can't grill a piece</i> …

19 Remarkably Simple Yet Effective Ways to Combat Anxiety

• <b>Create a playlist</b> with positive music that is both relaxing and encouraging for solo, car ride jam sessions or times you need to get work done.• <b><br>Try to do something that's very repetitive and almost mind numbing.</b> Examples of these activities could be a hobby like knitting or even something as simple …

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy

Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru

19 Vegetarian Ways To Eat More Protein For Breakfast

You needn't add beans to your morning bowl of cereal to get a protein-packed breakfast.<p>And you wouldn't dream of it, of course. But General Mills would. And did.<p>At the end of May, the mega cereal manufacturer rolled out Cheerios Protein. The product, which comes in Oats & Honey and Cinnamon Almond …

Gluten-Free and Vegetarian Lunches

A bright and light dressing -- plus feta cheese -- enliven this vegetarian salad.

The Most Amazing Cookies You’ve Ever Seen In Your Life

By Rob Fee,<p>For those of us obsessed with sweets, cookies aren’t just a dessert, they’re a way of life. You can keep your tiny, run of the mill, …

Homemade Goldfish Crackers

There are amazing recipes all over the internets—impressive cakes and cookies, pies galore, delicious pasta dishes, fantastic dinner ideas, and so …

Fluffy Brown Sugar Icing {Pat's Recipes}

In this small quaint town, there are few people that you don’t run into on a daily basis. It’s been a culture shock, a climate shock, and <i>definitely</i> a …

one-hour homemade ricotta

If you have an hour and a stove and enjoy delicious things then I have a weekend kitchen project just for you! Homemade ricotta! Making cheese is …

Salty Chocolate Chunk Cookies

24 Servings<p>Finishing your chocolate chunk cookies cookies with a flaky salt like Maldon brings out the chocolate flavor and tempers the sweetness, creating the ultimate sweet and salty snack. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups …

11 Quick and Easy Summer Camp Lunches

Here are 15 camp lunches that kids will love, from cold noodle salad to spinach dip.<p><b>It's summer camp season!</b> It's probably a huge relief to send your kids off to swim, run, do arts and crafts, and other good ole'-fashioned fun stuff. But there's one problem that plagues parents during the school …

5 Ways to Go Green at Your Wedding

<i>By Cindy Pearlman for GalTime.com</i><p>First comes love--then comes wedding planning! And now-a-days, green weddings are becoming more en vogue as we become more eco-conscious. "A green wedding goes hand in hand with the idea of marriage," says Kate Harrison, author of <i>The Green Bride Guide</i>, the nation's …

How Do I Get a Rescue Dog Home from Overseas?

<i>A:</i><p>Ah, the age-old dilemma of falling in love with a stray dog and deciding to take it home when you're vacationing in some exotic place. No, airlines don't offer dog rescue discounts, but there is a low-cost option for getting a dog home specifically from Puerto Rico—you're within American …

What are the Best Wipes for Travelers?

<i>A:</i><p>From long flights to backpacking treks, one of the ugly universal truths of travel is a condition known as stanky bottom. Toilet paper is no match for this. In fact, it often exacerbates the problem, causing chafing and other issues. When stanky bottom strikes—and strike it will—you’re going to …

5 Delicious Meatless Meals

Meatless meals don't have to be boring. In her new cookbook Meatless All Day: Recipes for Inspired Vegetarian Meals, author and mom Dina Cheney serves up colorful, delicious dishes perfect for families who want to eat well, vegetarian or not.<p>Sautéed zucchini and smoked mozzarella stand in for …

Vegan

Margarita Cheesecake Bars

I’ve been in a margarita mood ever since my pre-Cinco de Mayo Blood Orange Margaritas, and have been keeping my eye out for desserts that could use a …

Do It Yourself Granola Bars

With a new breakfast section in my upcoming <i>Sweet and Skinny</i> cookbook, I've been thinking lately about ways to make breakfast fun and good for you! One of my favorite recipes is for these simple do it yourself granola bars. I love them because you can add whatever ingredients you want. Personally I …

Baked Cauliflower Wings with Black and Bleu Dressing

Wings: we love 'em. Problem is, they're usually chicken. Coming up with a suitable non-processed substitute has been tough, to say the least. Today, …

Mom Approved!

May 12, 2014<p>These may not look like all that much at first glance, but let me tell you they are fantastic! They’re little lemon brownies or lemonies. …

Raspberry Rosé Cake for Better Homes and Gardens

Hi all! Today you can find me on the Better Homes and Gardens blog again, and this time I'm showing you how to make an easy celebration cake. Rosé …

12 Finger Foods That Don't Come From a Box

Skip highly processed finger foods for these natural, nutritious bites babies and toddlers will love to get their hands on.<p>Forget the mush and surprise your baby with a new taste and texture by offering whole peas. Green peas can be steamed, boiled, or simply offered frozen. Aside from wonderful …

Nutrition

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