Mary Vasterling Perlman

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35 Ways to Include Chia Seeds in Your Daily Diet

By Helen West<p>Just 2 tablespoons (1 oz) contain 11 grams of fiber, 4 grams of protein and 137 calories (1).<p>They're a great source of omega-3 fatty …

Breakfast

Serosanguineous drainage: Definition, causes, and types

• Overview<br>• Causes<br>• Other drainage types<br>• Seeing a doctor<p>Serosanguineous is the term used to describe discharge that contains both blood and a clear yellow …

Gardening

How to Make Screw Terminal Connections on Switches and Outlets

When connecting electrical wires to electrical switches and receptacles, there are two ways to do it, but only one is recommended by …

These 2 Small Changes to My Morning Coffee Make Me Feel Superhuman

Coffee: Can’t live with it, can’t live without it. That’s how I used to feel, at least.<p>I started drinking coffee in college as a means of surviving …

Coffee

This Is the Easiest One-Pan Chicken & Broccoli Pasta Ever

When you don't have the energy to cook (say, on a busy weeknight after a long, hectic day), one-pan meals are the answer. This recipe in particular …

How To Cook A Cheap Steak Vs. An Expensive Steak

You don't have to break the bank to enjoy a great steak, but you do have to treat your meat purchase right to get the best flavor. How much you spend …

Vaginal mesh left me in agony. When will women’s health be taken seriously?

Women have lost their bladders, their bowels, their sex lives – yet feel ignored and helpless. Now lots of women are suing the NHS it’s time these operations ended<p>In the 21st century it is hard to imagine women being maimed in a surgery with risks that they are not being properly warned about.<p>This, …

The Best Wet Mop

Why you should trust us<p>I realized I actually didn’t know how to mop properly after I discovered a world of custodial training videos on YouTube. …

Joy (Movie)

Volcanic minerals behind mystery elephantiasis outbreak in Uganda

<b>(CNN) —</b> Since 2015, health officials in Uganda have received reports of increasing numbers of people suffering from elephantiasis, a debilitating disease characterized by severe swelling in the limbs.<p>Clusters of cases were reported by local nongovernmental organizations in the Kamwenge District of …

Public Health

The 5 Best Cloth Napkins

Everyone needs napkins, which can be costly, but there’s a way that you can save money on this daily necessity. How? With reusable cloth napkins. By …

Shopping

Eat 10 fruit and veg a day for a longer life, not five

The "five a day" rule should be doubled to 10 pieces of fruit and vegetables, a major study has said as it found that increasing consumption dramatically decreases the chance of disease.<p>Eating 800 grams of fruit and vegetables a day can reduce a person's chance of having a stroke by a third, while …

Nutrition

A Diet for Someone With Low Iron & Vitamin D | Healthy Eating | SF Gate

If your iron and vitamin D levels are low, you might be feeling fatigued and depressed. Iron, an essential part of the hemoglobin molecule, helps transport oxygen to your cells. It also plays a role in preventing anemia. The health of your bones, muscles and immune function rely on adequate vitamin …

The Conversation Placebo

In my daily work as a primary care internist, I see no letup from pain. Every single patient, it seems, has an aching shoulder or a bum knee or a painful back. “Our bodies evolved to live about 40 years,” I always explain, “and then be finished off by a mammoth or a microbe.” Thanks to a century of …

Medicine

There's lots to learn from these small house plans from the '60s

Every January, as we build up to the big International Builders Show, there are a million stories about model homes and dream house plans, all many …

Freddie Mac

Life on the world's steepest street

Baldwin Street in the city of Dunedin on New Zealand's South Island is officially the world's steepest residential road.<p>At its steepest, the slope has a gradient of 35%.<p>So what's it like to live on a road which must strike fear into the hearts of postmen and paper boys? We went along to find out.

New Zealand

How to avoid choosing the wrong retirement ‘paradise’

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>You thought you found the perfect place to move after retirement. The weather seemed …

Retirement

Airy modern prefab cabin was built for $80,000

And assembled in 10 days<p>DublDom, a series of affordable prefab homes from Moscow firm Bio Architects, has unveiled its latest project. Clocking in at 1,184 square feet, this single-level woodland residence represents a larger home in the DublDom line up, which currently offers models ranging from …

4 simple cauliflower bites recipes that will seriously make your mouth water

Cauliflower, we feel confident saying, is the new kale. The white, cabbagey-brocolli-esque veggie is incredibly versatile and packed with vitamin C, …

Immune System, Unleashed by Cancer Therapies, Can Attack Organs

As Chuck Peal lay in a Waterbury, Conn., emergency room one Sunday in early September, doctors furiously tried to make sense of his symptoms. Mr. Peal, 61, appeared to be dying, and they were not sure why.<p>He slipped in and out of consciousness, his blood pressure plummeted, his potassium levels …

Immunotherapy

Why You Should Crack an Egg Into Your Coffee Grounds

I remember watching my grandmother make us <b>egg coffee</b> when we’d visit her summertime cabin home on the orange-tinged shores of Lake Esquagama, Minnesota. She’d crack an egg into a small bowl and beat it until thoroughly blended, then mix the egg into dry coffee grounds (we were a Hills Bros. family, …

Forget counting calories, fat and sugar – taking care of your gut is what matters

Ditching restrictive dieting and calorie-counting is the key to maintaining a healthy weight according to a leading scientist determined to change …

22 Modern Takes on Traditional Hanukkah Recipes

Hanukkah will be here before we know it, and we say bring on the feast! While potato latkes are seemingly everyone’s go-to, there’s more than one way to skin a potato. Whether you want to substitute sweet potatoes, carrots, or Brussels, or just get super creative with the sauces (Sriracha, kimchi, …

Recipes

9 Ways to Use Leftover Pasta Sauce So It Never Goes to Waste Again

Illustration: Kath Nash <br>Raise your hand if you’ve ever opened a jar of marinara sauce, placed the leftovers in the fridge, and then a month later …

An open letter to the “Ivanka voters” I grew up with: I hope you get what you want

Dear white suburban women back home who voted for Donald Trump: Let us imagine the best outcome for everyone<p>It was after 3 in the morning on Wednesday when I finally left Salon's New York office after a long night of monitoring election night returns, and I was exhausted. I boarded the elevator of …

Want to live longer? You might want to switch to the Mediterranean diet

Bust out the olive oil, fruits and veggies — turns out eating a Mediterranean diet could help save lives.<p>Results of a new study performed in Norfolk, …

This Trick Can Stop Your Stress Eating, But You Might Not Like It

You know that feeling after you've spent a ridiculous amount of time working on something and your brain is totally fried? The one where you're so mentally exhausted, the only thing you can think about is plowing through a plate of greasy nachos, or a ginormous burger, or a cookie the size of your …

This 3D Model Of A Clitoris Dispels The Mystery Surrounding It Answers Some Important Questions

Sex has always been a taboo in Indian culture. Remember all the blood gushing to your cheeks when the biology teacher said the word ‘penis’ in class …

3D Modeling