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Posted: 2019-11-28 10:09:00
It's hard to manage chronic conditions without a steady source of healthy food. That's why health care providers are setting up food pantries — right inside hospitals and clinics.
Posted: 2019-11-24 12:00:00
Scientists have come to realize that flu vaccines are less effective for people who are overweight or obese. Now researchers are trying to figure out why and hope to develop better vaccines.
Posted: 2019-11-15 18:24:57
To pack a healthier punch into staple foods like flour, researchers borrowed technology from the pharmaceutical industry.
Posted: 2019-11-15 10:00:22
Why Even Universal Health Coverage Isn't Enough
As U.S. presidential candidates prep for their next debate, a doctor-to-be asks them, and us all, to remember that even universal access to health care won't fix other disparities that hurt health.
Posted: 2019-10-27 11:00:24
Detroit Entrepreneurs Fight Food Insecurity With Lessons Of The Past
In 1968, a survey found that African Americans paid more money for lower-quality groceries and struggled for access to fresh food, among other inequalities. Today, those same battles persist.
Posted: 2019-10-15 09:01:00
'Queer Gym' Empowers LGBTQ+ Clients, Both Physically And Mentally
A Massachusetts pop-up gym aims to strengthen the bodies and spirits of LGBTQ+ clients, who haven't always been made to feel comfortable in other workout spaces.
Posted: 2019-10-12 19:14:24
Eliud Kipchoge Dashes Past 2-Hour Marathon Barrier In Assisted Event
Accompanied by pacemakers and an electric car, the Kenyan runner set a record Saturday that was long considered not humanly possible. He clocked in at 1:59:40 on crossing the finish line in Austria.
Posted: 2019-10-10 12:20:38
Why U.S. Cities Are Banning New Fast-Food Drive-Throughs
Most of the bans aim to curb emissions and protect pedestrians. The bans are also sometimes touted as a way to help fight obesity, but past studies suggest they don't have that effect.
Posted: 2019-10-07 09:05:00
When Efforts To Eat 'Clean' Become An Unhealthy Obsession
Whether it's gluten or dairy, many people avoid certain types of foods these days. Sometimes, food avoidance can take over people's lives and veer into an eating disorder.
Posted: 2019-09-30 21:01:00
No Need To Cut Back On Red Meat? Controversial New 'Guidelines' Lead To Outrage
A prominent medical journal has published a new recommendation from a group of scientists concluding there's no need to cut back on red and processed meats. This contradicts current guidelines.

Posted: 2019-12-06 15:30:00
The Most Amazing Lasagna Recipe is the best recipe for homemade Italian-style lasagna. The balance between layers of cheese, noodles, and homemade bolognese sauce is perfection! The post The...
Posted: 2019-12-04 15:30:00
Comfort Corn Chowder has it all—sweet corn, satisfying potatoes and mouth watering bacon—all in one easy to make soup! The post Comfort Corn Chowder appeared first on
Posted: 2019-12-02 15:30:00
A cheesy pepperoni pizza dip made with a cream cheese base and topped off with pizza sauce, plenty of gooey cheese, and lots of pepperonis! This cheesy baked Pizza Dip is a quick and easy dip...
Posted: 2019-11-29 15:30:00
Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies
Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies are all the goodness of melt-in-your-mouth shortbread combined with a little bit of chocolate. Your family will love these easy tasty cookies! The post Chocolate...
Posted: 2019-11-27 15:30:00
Easy Pecan Sandies
Pecan Sandies are a super easy, must make for the holidays and require only a few ingredients. They are also known as Mexican wedding cookies. No matter what you call them they are simply delicious! The...
Posted: 2019-11-25 15:30:00
Old Fashioned Orange Slice Oatmeal Cookies
This classic Orange Slice Oatmeal Cookie is packed with flavor and texture. Chewy and sweet orange, coconut and oats come together in this yummy and nostalgic treat. The post Old Fashioned Orange...
Posted: 2019-11-22 15:30:29
Slow Cooker Turkey Soup
This easy and satisfying Slow Cooker Turkey Soup lets you use up your leftover turkey in an easy soup that you can make in the crockpot. The post Slow Cooker Turkey Soup appeared first on
Posted: 2019-11-20 15:30:00
Decadent Chocolate Cream Pie
What kinds of pie crust can I use? You can use a graham cracker crust, which is what we love best as it balances out the richness of the chocolate filling quite nicely. Alternately, you can use...
Posted: 2019-11-15 15:30:00
Old Fashioned Beef Stew
This Old Fashioned Beef Stew is pure comfort in a bowl with tender beef, hearty vegetables, and all the right herbs and spices—it’s the best! We love the fall for lots of reasons, not the...
Posted: 2019-11-13 15:30:00
Sausage and Apple Breakfast Strata
All your favorite breakfast staples come together in an easy to make Sausage and Apple Breakfast Strata. Perfect for breakfast or brunch and it can even be made the night before.  This delicious...

Posted: 2019-12-05 16:14:51
"Chilly" by Miami standards isn't really all that cold. But any sign of sweater weather is enough to get the long lines forming for fried sticks of dough dipped in thick hot chocolate.
Posted: 2019-12-05 10:01:02
Restaurants without diners are popping up all over the place. "Ghost kitchens" and menus that exist solely in smartphone apps like DoorDash and Uber Eats seek to feed diners' appetite for delivery.
Posted: 2019-12-03 10:05:18
Elephants, snakes and crocodiles? Researchers around the globe faced risky situations to gather wild relatives of key foods. That genetic pool could be vital to helping crops adapt to climate...
Posted: 2019-12-01 22:03:00
'Immigrant Food' Restaurant, Trump's New Neighbor
NPR's Don Gonyea speaks with the co-owners of Immigrant Food, Chef Enrique Limardo and Peter Schechter, about their new restaurant, which is located one block from the White House in Washington,...
Posted: 2019-12-01 22:03:00
'Cosmic Crisp': Researchers Develop A New Apple
There's a new apple called the Cosmic Crisp. Kate Evans is one of the Washington State University researchers who helped develop it.
Posted: 2019-12-01 13:00:00
MIT's Breakthrough In Propulsion Of Intra-Intestinal Micro-Muscular Agglomerations
MIT students Phoebe Li and Amber VanHemel broke the World Record for longest the hot dog toss (and catch). Hear how the sausage got made from NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.
Posted: 2019-11-30 13:42:00
Chew On This: Farmers Are Using Food Waste To Make Electricity
Dairy farmers in Massachusetts are using food waste to create renewable energy. Each farm produces enough to power about 1,500 homes. This helps prevent the release of methane, a greenhouse gas.
Posted: 2019-11-28 10:09:00
'Food Pharmacies' In Clinics: When The Diagnosis Is Chronic Hunger
It's hard to manage chronic conditions without a steady source of healthy food. That's why health care providers are setting up food pantries — right inside hospitals and clinics.
Posted: 2019-11-27 23:29:00
'Last Call' Goes Behind The Scenes At Bars, Giving A Glimpse Of Post-Shift Rituals
Last Call, a new book by author Brad Thomas Parsons, examines the rituals behind closing time at dozens of bars around the country. Parsons asks bartenders what their final drink would be.
Posted: 2019-11-27 18:28:31
That Year I Cooked Spaghetti Omelets In Benin For Thanksgiving
The Peace Corps volunteer thought she would miss her family and the traditional holiday fixings. But she found new reasons to be thankful during her time in the West African nation of Benin.