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How Much Is That MRI, Really? Massachusetts Shines A Light

The kids are asleep, and I've settled into a comfy armchair in the corner of my New England living room, one of my favorite spots for shopping online. I've got my laptop open and I'm ready to search for a bone density test.<p><i>Hmmm ... looks like the price that my insurer pays for that test varies from</i> …

Make Giada's fast fall recipes: Pumpkin ginger chocolate muffins, squash pizza

Nothing says fall like pumpkin and squash. And since these items will be piling up at your grocery store, now is the perfect time to make delicious meals that feature these fall flavors and more.<p>Lucky for you, Giada De Laurentiis is sharing her simple and delicious recipes for pumpkin ginger …

With Help From Extinct Humans, Tibetans Adapted To High Altitude

At an altitude of nearly 3 miles, the Tibetan plateau is an extreme place to live. It's cold, it's hard to grow food, and there's about 40 percent less oxygen in the air than there is at sea level.<p>Somehow, though, native Tibetans are adapted to it. Their bodies — and their blood in particular — …

3 Things To Do With: CHICKEN

Spicy Kale and Coconut Stir Fry

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Cook Time: 10 mins<br>• Total Time: 10 mins<br>• Yield: 2<br>• Category: Main<br>• Cuisine: Thai<p>★★★★★<p>4.9 from 82 reviews<p>A vegetarian weeknight stir …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Goat Cheese Potato Cakes

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Tasia Malakasis | Tasia's Table | NewSouth Books, 2012<p>Hey, ‘member those mushy potato cakes Mom used to make from …

How to Make Milano Cookies at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is sharing a recipe for cookies that are as elegant and sophisticated as you are.</i><p>I have eaten more Milano …

3 Stretches To Improve Your Posture That You Can Do At Your Desk

Tracey Mallett, a fitness and wellness expert, gives tips on how to combat backaches and lower-body pains that develop from working at a desk all day.<p>Mallett insists that by combining stretching and breathing exercises to lift and extend our bodies, people can even become more confident in the …

Yoga

Lunch al Desko: Upgrade Your Midday Meal

With a few strategies, a bit of planning, and a little sea salt in your cubicle, weekday lunch can be as delicious and exciting as any meal of the week. Here’s how to rethink the way you brown-bag it<p><i>Imagine an office meal you’re actually excited to break for (no hard feelings, turkey</i> …

Healthy Eating

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Beaches

13 Quinoa Recipes for Morning, Noon, and Night

With chia seeds popping up in the breakfast aisle and kale on every corner, it's easy to think that we're living in the superfood golden days. While it's true that people ate berries, salmon, and dark leafy greens long before marketing geniuses came up with the concept of superfoods, it's also …

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The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

The Cheat Sheet for Beef

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

Nutrition: Minerals Cheat Sheet & Food Sources [Infographic]

We all know about vitamins, we’ve even published the Vitamin cheat sheet for you. It’s talked about all over the interweb, but what about minerals? …

How to Reheat Leftovers, from Pizza to Pasta to Eggs

Our ultimate guide to reheating leftovers like pizza, rice, chicken, steak, pasta, pancakes, eggs, fish, vegetables, muffins, coffee, tea, pie, and risotto<p>Yesterday, Gawker's <b>Tom Scocca</b> admitted that he had been reheating pizza wrong his entire life. Rather than warming it up in a toaster oven, …

Can't-Believe-It's-Healthy Recipe: Vanilla Cinnamon Pancakes With Caramelized Apples and Vanilla Icing

Happy New Year, everyone! Craving an indulgent (but resolution-friendly) breakfast today? Susanna Backman is a nutrition and fitness coach who specializes in making healthy versions of delicious recipes. I asked her to share a delicious breakfast idea perfect for starting off the new year. Below, …

Jalapeño Honey Hummus with Spiced Olive Oil Tortilla Chips.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> January 9, 2014 81<p>Let’s make a deal.<p>If you come over and take down my Christmas decorations, I’ll pay you in tortilla chips.<p>I think it’s …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

Books

Your Fat Has a Brain. Seriously. And It's Trying to Kill You.

Phil Bruno was super-sizing again. It was just past 5:30 on a spring evening in 2004, and he was driving home from work. He pulled into a White Castle, one of many fast-food outlets lining Route 100 in his hometown of Manchester, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. He was only a mile from his house, …

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The craziest OkCupid date ever

Jeff and I traveled to eight countries in 21 days without changing clothes. It sure beat meeting for coffee<p>Clara Bensen<p>November 12, 2013 12:00am (UTC)<p>We’re standing on the side of a highway in Budapest, trying to hitch a ride. I’m elegantly dressed for a proper afternoon at the National Gallery in …

How to Cure a Cold ft. Mamrie Hart

Pumpkin Sweet Swirl Buns Recipe

Sweet pumpkin buns with a hazelnut-graham cracker swirl.<p><b>Note:</b> The great thing about this recipe is that you do most of the work the night before, then refrigerate the formed rolls and bake them the next day. But don't let them rest for more than one night. Sooner or later, the dough will over-rise …

brown butter pumpkin cookies with apple cider glaze

I have met quite a few pumpkin cookies in my day that I like. I’ve met one or two with cream cheese frosting that were outstanding, a few with …

Crockpot Pulled Pork Chili.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 6, 2013 138<p>Never fails… gotta make a new red chili every year.<p>It’s just my never ending quest for the best. Or for something …

Honey Pumpkin Biscuits

<i>Beth Kirby of Local Milk carries her Southern heritage -- and the ingredients, dishes, and recipes that come with it -- with her wherever she goes. Every other Monday, that place is here.</i><p><i>Today: If you're going to stray from a traditional buttermilk biscuit, this is the way to do it.</i><p>I’m a buttermilk …