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The Case for Making Gumbo

Try Tom Fitzmorris’ personal recipe for this classic New Orleans dish.<p>It’s hard to go to New Orleans and not find yourself eating at least one bowl …

Recipes

Meyer Lemon Buttermilk Bundt Cake - The Washington Post

For the filling: Whisk together the Meyer Lemon Curd and cream cheese until smooth, with no white streaks.<p>For the cake: Combine the shortening and 1 tablespoon of flour in a small bowl, to create a paste. Use your fingers or a paper towel to generously coat the inside of the Bundt pan with the …

Dessert

The disturbing reason why so many baby boomers are being hit hard with this year's deadly flu

Baby boomers across North America are really sick this flu season. In the US and in Canada, experts who track the flu say people between the ages of 50 and 64 are being hospitalized at alarming rates, second only to the elderly.<p>That's unusual. In a typical flu season, babies in the 0-4 age group …

Washing hands vs. hand sanitizer in fighting the flu

(ABC News)-- One of the best ways to protect yourself against the flu is to clean your hands. So what works best, washing them or using hand …

Doctor: You’re washing your hands wrong

Flu is active in much of the United States. Along with getting a seasonal flu vaccine, a 20-second way to prevent illness is to wash your hands …

IFA urges farmers to keep poultry under cover after bird flu found in wild bird

Farmers are being advised to keep poultry inside or under cover after avian flu was found in the wild.<p>The H5N6 strain was found on January 31 in a …

Bird Flu

CDC releases latest flu numbers

The Centers for Disease Control are reporting that nearly every state in the US is currently experiencing widespread flu activity and said the end of …

Healthy 24-year-old Nevada woman dies from the flu after visiting the doctor five times in eight days

• <b>Jenna Libidinsky, 24, died last week of the flu that has been gripping the nation</b>• <b><br>Despite a regimen of medication and treatment, Libidinsky died after</b> …

Flu virus has killed THOUSANDS in just ONE week with the death toll set to rise and Tamiflu shortages being reported across the country

• <b>New CDC statistics show over 4,000 Americans died from the flu or pneumonia during the third week of January</b>• <b><br>The illnesses were responsible for 1 in</b> …

5 things you should sanitize immediately during cold and flu season

You likely try to keep your kitchen counter clean year-round, but it becomes particularly important during cold and flu season. Since this is the …

Washing Machines

Flu kills 10 more children, bringing toll to 63 kids as severe season continues

Flu is now sickening and hospitalizing Americans at rates not seen in nearly a decade, and the season is still getting worse, federal health …

Public Health

Historic Flu Season Drives Sales Across the Health-Care Industry

A historically bad flu season has sent Americans to the doctor in droves -- and given a boost to companies across the health-care …

This protein may boost survival during the flu - Futurity

"Influenza can be bad, which this flu season is kind of showing, so we're always trying to find new strategies to deal with it..."

Physiology

If You Feel Like You're Getting The Flu, You Might Actually Have This Virus Instead

I've got bad news for hypochondriacs everywhere: It's not just the flu epidemic that should have you worried right now. If I had to guess, you've …

Get Your Cleaning Supplies — Here's How Long The Flu Lives On Surfaces

The flu lingers in your body for what feels like forever. It took me almost two weeks to recover from my bout with the influenza B strain. My …

Scientists discover safe UV light to kill flu virus in public spaces - Xinhua

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- Researchers have discovered a special type of untraviolet (UV) light that can kill airborne flu viruses without …

Experimental drug could kill flu in 1 day

An experimental drug could soon provide relief during flu season.<p>Scientists in Japan said the drug is showing promise and could potentially provide a …

Disease

Crystal Whitley on life support after two strains of flu 

Mother-of-five teacher, 35, who was hospitalized with the flu just four months after giving birth is now on life support 'after contracting ANOTHER …

3 Biggest Breakthroughs in Cancer Treatment in 2017

This year has seen a number of major breakthroughs in cancer care. Here is a look at three of the most significant.<p>Even though cancer rates in both …

This Is the Surprising Link Between Sugar and Cancer

Sugar is often viewed as a diet villain, but it may harm more than your waistline. It can negatively affect your workout, mess with your skin, and cause annoying energy crashes. If you’re already cutting back on sugar in your diet, then you may be interested in this extra motivation to keep away …

Cancer

Bacteria and Cancer: Another Connection

Three months ago, I wrote about a report that some kinds of pancreatic cancer seem to be associated with particular infections, and wondered “How …

MRI advance can detect malignant tumors without need for biopsy

Traditionally when a small tumor is discovered in the kidney an invasive and painful biopsy is needed to ultimately determine if it is malignant or …

This generic skin cream may cut carcinoma risk - Futurity

Using a skin cream for around a month could be an effective alternative to a strategy for squamous cell carcinoma called "wait and cut."

Cancer

New cancer treatments have perplexing side effects

When Diane Legg began seeing black specks in her right eye, she went to an ophthalmologist near her home in Amesbury, Mass. He said she had a torn retina and needed laser surgery.<p>Legg's oncologist was skeptical. He was worried that Legg had eye inflammation, called uveitis, that was caused by an …

The One Health Screening You Definitely Need (Regardless of How Healthy You Are)

Tall, lean Steffi Wessa of Landau, Germany, had never had a serious illness. So when in late 2013 after she turned 55, her physician suggested they …

Seven reasons why coffee may actually benefit your health and give you a longer life

Your daily cup of coffee may be doing more for you than providing that early-morning pick-me-up.<p>Coffee isn’t just warm and energising; it may also be …

A combination of commonly used pain killers and a certain metal may be effective against cancer: Study

Combining commonly used pain killers with a metal belonging to the platinum group may prove effective in the treatment of cancer, a new study by …

Eating 3 strips of bacon a week increases women’s chance of breast cancer: study

Eating processed meat may increase the risk of breast cancer, a new study says.<p>According to researchers at the University of Glasgow, post-menopausal …

How to Tell the Difference Between a Bad Headache and a Brain Tumor

Relax. It's probably not time to put your affairs in order just yet.<p>You know the moment when your headache kicks in along with a tidal wave of questions. Is this a run-of-the-mill pain in the head, or are you experiencing the Big One—a brain tumor? While it’s common for people to think a …

Scientists may have discovered a cure for the deadliest form of breast cancer

Breast cancer remains one of the deadliest forms of cancer for women in the United States, and it’s still the number one most common type — about one …

Cancer