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Where Thanksgiving calories hide and how to burn them off

When you sit down to a traditional Thanksgiving meal, the cards will be stacked against your diet. Those favorite dishes are just so high in calories -- hello, stuffing and sweet potato casserole! -- and there are just so many ...

Too much heat in the kitchen may increase your risk of heart disease

If you're a fan of a well-seared steak or a crisp fried samosa, you may need to pace yourself, as a new study has found that you could be increasing your risk of heart disease.

Doc Griggs Corner

Gumbo, the stew of the south. The history of the gumbo can be dated back to the early 19th Century cooking. It combines the vast ingredients of different cultures into the perfection of soup of flavors.

Starbucks' menu, as selected by a nutritionist

You can't go too far these days without running into a Starbucks. The chain is so ubiquitous, it's almost like having an outsourced pantry staple available within a 5-mile radius (or a few city blocks) all day.

Calls to crisis and suicide prevention hotlines surge post-election

In the wee hours of November 9, when the US presidential race approached its stunning end, John Draper and those he works with saw a different surprising result. The phone lines at the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

This Might Be Why The Election Is Driving You To Drink

Democrats and Republicans will perhaps have at least one thing in common tonight: A craving for a drink as the election finally comes to a close.

Exercise: It's what the doctor ordered

The focus wasn't cutting-edge pharmacology or modern microbiology but instead, five lecturers exploring different facets of a single topic: "Prescribing the Medicine of Exercise."

Doc Griggs Corner

Mental conditions are a serious topic that is not discussed often enough. The most common form of a mental condition is depression. Depression is a complex condition that can alter your life.

Five states consider legalizing marijuana

It's on the ballot in California, Massachusetts, Maine, Arizona and Nevada. Voters will also decide whether it should be used for medical reasons in three other states.

Instead of detention, these students get meditation

He's just been made fun of by another student, an altercation that turned to pushing and name-calling. But rather than detention or the principal's office, his teacher sent him here, to Robert W. Coleman Elementary School's meditation room.

How to stop sugar from sneaking into your child's diet

A lollipop after a morning doctor visit. A cupcake for a classmate's birthday with lunch. A bag of cookies, gummies or a few little doughuts before after-school activities begin.

Trick or Treat Safety Tips

Trick or treat! Smell my feet! Give me something good to eat! One of fall’s biggest celebrations, Halloween, is here! While dressing up in your best ghoul gear while loading up on yummy treats may sound like good

Skin Patches May Help Kids' Peanut Allergies, Study Says

Peanut allergies are among the most serious food allergies, requiring constant vigilance. In severe cases, exposure to even trace amounts of the nut can trigger a deadly reaction. But according to a new study published last week in the Journal ...

Doc Griggs Corner

Mental conditions are a serious topic that is not discussed often enough. The most common form of a mental condition is depression. Depression is a complex condition that can alter your life. It can change your relationships, how you work,

Doc Griggs Corner

Flu season is here! Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a respiratory infection caused by a virus. The flu is sometimes confused with a cold or 24 hour “bug.” Signs of the flu are high fever, sore muscles and ...