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Starbucks claims Frappuccino sales down due to 'health and wellness' trend

Frappuccino sales are struggling, and concerns about how much sugar the slushy drinks contain may be among the reasons.<p>Starbucks says sales from the drinks that mix coffee, ice, syrup and milk are down 3 percent from a year ago, and is blaming the "health and wellness" trend for the dip.<p>"These are …

Coffee

Make ice cream in 5 minutes with one ingredient

Have you ever wanted ice cream without the guilt? Here's the easiest, quickest, most guilt-free recipe ever.<p>Did you know: All you need to have sweet, …

This Crazy, Cheap Technology Can Turn Carbon Dioxide into Fuel

Scientists are working on a new method for creating carbon-neutral fuel that sounds like science fiction.<p>It sounds a bit like an environmental dream: a factory that sucks carbon dioxide from the air itself (cheaply, too), and converts it into fuel that can be used for cars and planes. But it's an …

Carbon Dioxide

Terminal breast cancer patient now cancer-free, thanks to experimental therapy

Judy Perkins' prognosis was grim: The breast cancer had spread to her chest and liver.<p>"I came to realize that I was going to die, and that's where my mind was," the 52-year old from Florida told CBS News.<p>But today, 2-years cancer-free, Perkins is being hailed as a success story in an experimental, …

Cancer

Daily vitamin supplements might not offer any benefits, say studies

Chances are, you've been told since you were a child that you need to take your vitamins. Well, your childhood resistance to that ritual appears to …

Medical Journals

Georgia city sued by fed-up residents over 'ridiculous' fines for chipped paint, driveway cracks

Hilda Brucker went down to the municipal court in October 2016 after receiving a phone call. She hadn’t received a formal summons or known of any wrongdoing; instead, she thought she needed to clear a ticket.<p>But when she arrived at the Doraville, Georgia, courthouse, Brucker said she was placed …

Civil Rights

Toxins in Salem drinking water prompt Oregon governor's emergency declaration

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown issued a state of emergency Thursday for Marion and Polk counties, five days after the discovery of toxins in the tap water in Salem, the state's capital and second-largest city.<p>Following the emergency announcement, National Guard troops were deployed to truck in fresh water, …

Toxins

11 knots you need to know

Even in this day and age, knowing how to tie a few basic knots can be beneficial.<p>It’s easy to dismiss knot tying as a skill that's rarely needed in …

11 natural mosquito bite remedies

Want to ditch that annoying itch? Try these home treatments.<p>Though some mosquitoes can carry the West Nile virus or the now-infamous Zika virus, most …

A homemade hummingbird nectar recipe guaranteed to please

There are several reasons to attract hummingbirds to your yard. Hummingbirds are super pollinators in the garden, and they're efficient at ridding a …

Birds

7 germiest places in your hotel room

It can be hard to relax on vacation when you imagine that your hotel room is a petri dish of previous guests’ germy discards, even if there aren’t the usual telltale signs of uncleanliness.<p>Here, germ experts give us all the grody details — and the best ways to protect yourself while hitting the …

Remote Controls

God may have put you in a lonely place for an incredible reason

Cigna released their U.S. Loneliness Survey this month and reported that loneliness among Americans has reached "epidemic levels." Their survey of over 20,000 Americans found that nearly half reported sometimes or always feeling alone (46 percent) or left out (47 percent). The survey used a 20-item …

Loneliness

A Rare Virus Without a Cure Has Emerged in India And Is Killing People

It has the potential to cause a deadly pandemic.<p>At least nine people in southern India have died in cases linked to an outbreak of the rare and …

Wild mushrooms: What to eat, what to avoid

Proper identification can mean the difference between life and death.<p>Mushroom collecting is one of the most widespread activities in a movement to …

Everything you never wanted to know about artificial sweeteners

Your diet soda might just be worse than a regular one.<p>There are a lot of myths about artificial sweeteners. The main one is that they’re actually better for you than regular sugar. Low-calorie sweeteners have been around for decades now, and we’re finally at a point where we’ve studied them enough …

Diabetes

Hawaii volcano stokes fears of West Coast eruptions

Multiple fissures emitting minor lava spatter opened Saturday on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, heightening fears of an impending major eruption and prompting a warning by the US Geological Survey of more disaster to come.<p>The eruption of a Hawaii volcano in the Pacific "Ring of Fire" also has experts …

7 ways to finally end robocalls

Robocalls are the worst. That phony voice. The unstoppable message. At least you can get sassy with a telemarketer. Some robocalls are so convincing that you think you’re talking with an actual person, and they’re even programmed to respond to your voice.<p>Thanks in large part to advancing …

Giuliani says Trump 'had no knowledge' of Cohen's corporate clients: report

Michael Cohen, the longtime personal lawyer to President Donald Trump, never discussed with the president the consulting fees he received from corporate clients, Rudy Giuliani said Friday.<p>“The president had no knowledge of it,” Giuliani said, in an interview with the Huffington Post.<p>Cohen …

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

5 natural deodorant alternatives

If you’re concerned about the health effects of regular deodorants, here are some options.<p>Stores stock a variety of deodorants and antiperspirants, …

Is loneliness the next health epidemic?

Studies find that social isolation may lead to an early death, and the number of people facing loneliness is growing.<p>For years America has been …

Psychology

Nutribullet sued by consumers who claim product blew up; test videos show machine malfunctioning

NutriBullet, a popular blender often advertised on TV, can malfunction and explode, causing severe cuts and even knocking teeth out, according to several new lawsuits.<p>FOX11 LA obtained test videos from NutriBullet which appeared to show the machine exploding in different situations, and some …

Chop, Chop! How to Rig and Fish Cut Baits

Almost every angler started out as a cut-bait fisherman. If you chop it, slice it, or behead it and then stick it on a hook, it qualifies as cut …

How to Tie a Spoon Fly That Will Catch Fish Anywhere

A spoon fly is a cheat. At least that’s how a lot of fly guys feel, simply because spoons are just too synonymous with conventional fishing. Even in …

How to Clean Morel Mushrooms

When we think spring, a lot of outdoor pursuits come to mind: turkey hunting, the trout opener, crappie fishing, the largemouth bass spawn—and, of …

A sting-free guide to becoming a DIY beekeeper

BEES!?!<p>For most of the United States, spring has finally sprung. But it didn’t get here on its own. Everyone’s favorite season arrived, in part, on the fuzzy, pollen-caked back of a humble bee. These little buzzers not only force the world out of winter and into bloom, but also ensure our food …

The Brilliant Simplicity of a 400-Year-Old Mousetrap

Using only a couple of everyday kitchen items, you can humanely trap mice and get them out of your home.<p>If you’ve got a mouse problem, you’ve probably considered all kinds of traps to solve it. Everyone wants to design a better mousetrap, but we all might be a few centuries late.<p>Youtuber Shawn …

Inventions

Eating fruits and veggies may keep the blues away

If you want to improve your outlook, produce is a good place to start.<p>We've all heard that eating fruits and vegetables is healthy for us. But now …

Mum, 82, who couldn't recognise her own son due to dementia gets memory back - after changing her diet

An 82-year-old dementia sufferer who failed to recognise her own son has incredibly got her memory back after changing her diet.<p>When his mother's …

5 new life-saving cancer developments

New studies are paving the way for faster diagnosis, better treatment — and more lives saved.<p>Cancer. We're all touched by it in one way or another, …