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25 Easy Family Meals That Cost Just $5 to Prep

When it comes to planning out dinner options for your family, the task can sometimes be a bit daunting — and expensive. If you want to make sure you have a variety of meals in rotation that are healthy and easy to make, kid-approved, and budget-friendly, we've got you covered. These 25 easy recipes …

Cooking

Reno on Google

Eating a great meal under blue skies and sunshine make for a perfect day. Here are the coolest hot spots for patio dining in Reno Tahoe. Learn More

100 Healthy Snack Recipes

Satisfy after-school and after-work munchies with one of these healthy snacks. From sweet to salty to savory, we've got all your cravings covered.<p>1 …

Healthy Eating

26 Zero-Prep Slow Cooker Dinners

There's something about slow cooker recipes that call for cooking before you even get to the slow cooker that's just... frustrating. Sometimes, when …

Cooking

50 Quick Summer Dinner Ideas For Lazy People

It’s 7 p.m., the sun’s still out and it’s 85 degrees. Do you <i>really</i> want to spend the night in front of the stove? (We didn’t think so.) These 50 …

25 Cheap Outdoor Activities to Keep Kids Busy ALL Summer

Keeping track of curious preschoolers can be a tough job, especially during the Summer months when school's out. So if you have a little one who needs to release some energy ASAP, look no further, because this list of outdoor activities will keep your kiddos busy for hours.<p>Whether you're just …

Kids

Try This 10-Minute Yoga Routine to Help Increase Your Hip Flexibility

The hips are a large joint in your body and support a great range of motion. Because of the amount of time most of us spend sitting in chairs, it’s …

16 Healthy Lunches That Cost Less Than $2 to Make

When I started my first full-time job, I quickly developed the bad (but common) habit of spending way too much on lunch. What started out as an …

Healthy Eating

The Best Instant Pot Recipes For Spring

Because, frankly, we've all had more than enough chili and stew by now.<p>Greetings, Potheads. The past six months have been prime Instant Pot season, haven’t they? The colder weather and holiday vibes hosted the perfect environment for the chilis and stews that the Instant Pot so gloriously executes. …

How To Lose Weight In Under 8 Minutes A Day [Infographic]

Sometimes, less is more. If you're trying to get into shape, punishing your body to its limits at the gym is unlikely to produce the results you …

Fitness

12 Speedy Keto Recipes You Can Make on One Sheet Pan

These 14 Instant Pot Recipes Will Knock Your Family's Socks Off — and Won't Cost You More Than $20

Let's be honest, the Instant Pot is a busy parent's BFF. You can make pretty much anything your little heart desires — from rice to seafood to yogurt and beyond — and you don't have to sit around waiting for water to boil or an oven to preheat. So what could be better for moms and dads who have to …

27 Ab Workouts to Rock Your Amazing Core — Especially For Women

Hate crunches but want abs? No problem. Love crunches? We do happen to have them here. In fact, there is truly something for <i>everyone</i> in our handy dandy collection of ab workouts, specifically for women. From two-minute Pilates routines to 20-minute oblique sculptors, we're here to help you target …

8 Things a Parent Should Never Say to Their Child

Threatening violence or the loss of love might seem like obvious no-nos, but there are more subtle phrases just as damaging.<p>In the absence of any …

The 15-Minute Home Workout to Survive the Holidays

This routine is low-impact, so you won’t bother others by jumping around.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>For most, the holiday …

Workouts

The Difference Between a Heart Attack, Stroke, and Cardiac Arrest

Heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest—you're probably familiar with all three and know that they're serious conditions requiring medical …

High Blood Pressure

This 4-Move Dumbbell Circuit is the Best Way to Start Strength Training

Follow along once with us, then repeat it as many times as you want.<p>When it comes to strength training, it can be tough to know which exercises and …

Workouts

15-Minute Beginner Low-Impact Cardio

You can burn serious calories without all that jumping around. We don't have anything against bouncing, but sometimes you want to give your joints a rest, and with this low-pact workout, you can. We give you 15 minutes of heart-thumping cardio, no equipment or jumping required. Press play and get …

13 Reasons Why NOT

If you didn’t catch my recent podcast, I spoke in depth about teen suicide and depression, particularly as the topic is portrayed in “13 Reasons Why,” a popular Netflix series. As I expressed in my last blog, the series has brought to light many of the challenges teens face today. However, I found …

Long-standing Abstinence Education Advocate Valerie Huber Was Just Appointed to Health and Human Services

Though Donald Trump may have plenty on his plate this week—hello, James Comey's forthcoming Senate hearing—the president did manage to find the time to appoint Valerie Huber as the chief of staff to the assistant secretary for health at the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a …

16-year-old boy dies after arrhythmia from caffeine overdose

A 16-year-old boy died from a caffeine overdose after drinking caffeine-laden soft drinks, coffee and an energy drink, a South Carolina coroner said Monday.<p>Davis Allen Cripe collapsed and died last month, Richland County coroner Gary Watts said, at a news conference.<p>"On this particular day within …

Coffee

Anti-vaccine activists spark a state’s worst measles outbreak in decades

MINNEAPOLIS — The young mother started getting advice early on from friends in the close-knit Somali immigrant community here. Don’t let your children get the vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella — it causes autism, they said.<p>Suaado Salah listened. And this spring, her 3-year-old boy and …

Public Health

Why Bacteria Are More Threatening Than Ever

The stories are harrowing: people with simple cuts who get exposed to bacteria can end up with life-threatening, and sometimes even life-ending, …

Public Health

As Ice Melts, Dangerous Diseases From The Past Could Rise Again

One more serious thing to worry about as the planet warms.<p>The great thing about climate change is that there’s always some new, horrifying consequence to worry about ― like ancient viruses and bacteria emerging from the ice as the Earth warms. Unfortunately, researchers fear we may see more of this …

Science reveals what happens to your body and brain when you get drunk

Alcohol consumption has been a part of human civilization for thousands of years. But while we have a general understanding of alcohol's effects — most people can recognize when one more drink is one too many — the specifics of what happens to your body as you get drunk are fairly complicated.<p>We've …

Italy experiencing measles epidemic after fall-off in vaccinations

Italian health ministry said there had been almost 1,500 registered cases of measles this year as US issued a warning to visitors about the outbreak<p>Italy has announced that it is experiencing a measles epidemic following a fall-off in vaccinations, as the United States issued a warning to visitors …

The big one is coming, and it's going to be a flu pandemic

<b>(CNN) —</b> Experts say we are "due" for one. When it happens, they tell us, it will probably have a greater impact on humanity than anything else currently happening in the world.<p>And yet, like with most people, it is probably something you haven't spent much time thinking about. After all, it is human …

Public Health

Drug-Resistant Fungus Spreads Among U.S. Healthcare Facilities

This jump in cases may be because of spreading infection, or it may be because of better reporting.<p>A drug-resistant fungus that first emerged in the U.S. only a few years ago has continued to pop up throughout healthcare facilities across the country.<p><i>C. auris</i>, a yeast that has sickened people …

Here’s how climate change is already affecting your health, based on the state you live in

Climate change is already beginning to wreak havoc upon the planet. In the short term, we're facing more winter storms, miserably hot summers, and a longer allergy season. In the long term, entire coastlines will likely disappear, threatening communities and wildlife.<p>On a more local level, experts …

Map Shows How Climate Change Will Affect Health Across US

Climate change is poised to affect the health of Americans in every part of the country, a new report says.<p>The report, published today (March 15), …

Climate Change