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If drug addiction were treated like other diseases my son might be alive today

I survived breast cancer, but my son died at the age of 26 because those struggling with addiction do not receive the care they need<p>People struggling with the disease of addiction don’t receive the same healthcare and assistance as people with other diseases receive. Shortly after I was diagnosed …

Breast Cancer

How To Make Your Own Almond Milk, Because It's Ridiculously Easy

The list of ingredients on a carton of almond milk is long. Too long. It includes things like locust bean gum, sunflower lecithin, gellan gum and sometimes even carrageenan. Though those are all commonly found in many foods you buy at the grocery store and <i>most</i> aren't thought to be harmful to your …

Food

The Diet That Could Slow Brain Aging by 7.5 Years

One of the biggest fears we have as we age is losing our cognitive abilities.<p>We want to be able to successfully navigate the day, remember errands, visit with friends and family, and stay independent. Being a burden to loved ones is a frightening prospect.<p>Science is still uncovering how important …

Holistic Medicine

Vicky's Story

My older sister, Vicky, never listened to authority.<p>One of my earliest childhood memories was around age four, seeing my Mom whip Vicky with a long tree twig to the point she was bleeding. My mother, a frustrated widow raising five girls on meager Social Security benefits in rural southeast …

Mental Health

bills Coconut Bread

The first time I saw this recipe it was in a newspaper article. I wasn’t too familiar with Bill Granger at the time, but clipped out the recipe …

Silicon Valley startup helps bring job-seeking inmates up to code

In addition to the usual headaches that come with running a fledgling Silicon Valley venture, Chris Redlitz's particular project faces a few unique ones – gang violence and prison lockdowns, for example.<p>With little fanfare, the San Francisco-based venture capitalist and tech-industry veteran has …

How to Substitute for Self Rising Flour

Self rising flour is an ingredient that appears in many recipes for cakes and biscuits. It is a premixed blend of baking powder, salt and flour that …

Why We Need to Show up for the Hard Stuff

The text came when I'd already crawled in bed after an exhausting day of meetings.<p>I almost didn't read it.<p>I almost left it until morning.<p><i>Lisa, I'm here at Mom and Dad's.</i><p>I think you should come.<p>He likely won't make it through the night.<p>I laid there in the dark for a moment, almost upset that I'd …

Parenting

5 Surprising Things You Can Do with Vinegar

There are some products hiding in your pantry that can actually be useful for multiple everyday things. I'm not talking about mayonnaise hair conditioning treatments, but rather real cleaning and cooking hacks that everyone should try -- and it starts with a bottle of vinegar. This product is not …

Vinegar

Orange-Tangerine Smoothie Recipe

Tangerines and honey lend a light sweetness to this creamy, citrusy drink.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice from about 1 1/2 navel oranges2 tangerines, peeled and quartered, seeds removed4 ounces (1/2 cup) full-fat, plain Greek yogurt1 teaspoon honey4 to 6 ice …

Butterscotch Apple Mini Galettes

November 4, 2013<p>We’re talking personal pies. Flat little freeform pies that are full of charm. They’re casual and fancy at the same time. And you can …