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Healthy and filling ways to snack

Hectic mornings, busy schedules and afternoon snack cravings can make it difficult to eat foods that are tasty, healthy and satisfying. Instead of grabbing a bag of packaged cookies or vending machine chips, have a healthy alternative available for you ...

HIV testing should be part of the dialog

Friday is National HIV/AIDS testing day and what better time to quickly review your HIV IQ.

Does cereal have too many vitamins for kids?

Most parents are concerned about their kids getting enough vitamins. Should they also worry about giving their kids too much?

Make it better with bacon

The rich smell and crisp, smoky flavor of fresh sizzling bacon is a temptation few diners can resist. Indeed, some 53 percent of Americans eat bacon at least once a week, according to a recent survey by Smithfield. This love ...

Cedars-Sinai to train Black barbers in hypertension detection

The head of Cedars-Sinai’s hypertension center will use an $8.5 million grant to help train Black barbers to check men for high blood pressure, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center announced Wednesday.

Caffeine affects teen boys more

Caffeine affects boys more than girls, but only after they hit puberty, according to a new study published in the latest edition of the journal Pediatrics.

Boost your backyard BBQ

This summer, skip the trips to expensive steakhouses and entice neighbors to your backyard with the mouthwatering aroma of sizzling steaks. Award-winning grilling pros Chris Lilly and Tuffy Stone lend their expertise to help you create the most flavorful and ...

Moles may predict breast cancer risk

Skin moles may indicate a woman's risk for breast cancer, according to two studies coming out this week in the journal PLOS Medicine. More moles could mean a slightly higher risk, particularly in middle-aged women, researchers say.

Manage crunch time with easy family meals, nutritious snacks

Family Features For many mothers, the hours between after school and bedtime can feel like chaos. The juggling act of figuring out what’s for dinner, helping with homework and getting kids to bed is made even more complicated by having ...

Food poisoning? It was likely a restaurant worker, says CDC

Approximately 20 million people fall ill every year due to norovirus, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which says the food service industry could do much to decrease that number.

When Teachers Are Depressed, Preschoolers May 'Act Out' More

A teacher's state of mind may be key to preschoolers' behavior, a new study finds.

Meals that boast flavor and texture

Think a grilled crust is only meant for steak? Think again. Whether it’s with peppercorn, blue cheese or Parmesan, adding crust to juicy, versatile pork chops builds texture, perfectly complements their mild flavor and delivers a mouthwatering result the entire ...

Tips to get kids to enjoy healthy foods

Family Features For many parents, getting their children to eat the right foods can be a daily struggle. According to registered dietitian Deanna Segrave-Daly, there are many simple ways for parents to get their little ones to eat the foods ...

Simple ways canned foods may encourage children to cook

When it comes to teaching kids about healthy eating habits, there’s no better classroom than the kitchen.

Master your backyard barbecue

Coaxing layers of mouthwatering savory, smoky flavor out of grilled meat instantly transforms your backyard barbecue from ho-hum to heavenly. As the temperatures rise this grilling season, focus on flavor to take your backyard barbecue to a whole new level.