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|How long can you eat those leftovers?
Deep in the recesses of most people's refrigerators lives a half-eaten bottle of salsa, some takeout Chinese food and last week's chicken dinner. Pulling one of those things out, you wonder: Can I eat it? Is it safe? A lot of commercially prepared items, such as sauces and condiments, have best-buy dates on the packaging to ensure flavor, not safety, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2016 5:39 AM
|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 of them, it can seem impossible not to splurge.
POSTED NOVEMBER 23, 2015 12:50 PM
|9 Thanksgiving dishes that can pile on the calories
Do you really know what's on your Thanksgiving plate? Here's a breakdown of the delicious calories you might be enjoying at dinner.
POSTED NOVEMBER 23, 2015 1:37 PM
|Smell the 'roses' of thankfulness
A fun family tradition can increase awareness of things you and your kids appreciate: friends, family, teachers, activities, even possessions.
POSTED NOVEMBER 23, 2017 9:22 AM
|How heritage turkeys are changing Thanksgiving
What exactly are heritage turkeys? Here are the qualifications for a turkey to have the "heritage" title, and why some of us are going gaga to gobble them up. In the US, there are more than 14,000 heritage turkeys.
POSTED NOVEMBER 23, 2017 2:05 PM
|Uncooked flour may have E. coli
Think twice before licking that spoon as you prepare cake batter or cookie dough for holiday treats. Salmonella from raw eggs is no longer the only concern in baking.
POSTED NOVEMBER 24, 2017 5:14 PM
|Manuka honey may be antibiotic powerhouse
Manuka honey is often touted as a "superfood" that treats many ailments, including allergies, colds and flus, gingivitis, sore throats, staph infections, and numerous types of wounds.
POSTED NOVEMBER 24, 2017 3:54 PM
|'Avatar therapy' aims to help those who hear voices
People who hear voices, many living with schizophrenia, used computer-generated avatars to talk back, according to a new study.
POSTED NOVEMBER 23, 2017 11:30 PM
|The material too black to be seen
Touted as the darkest man-made substance in the world, Vantablack is so uncomfortably black the human eye can't quite decipher what it is seeing.
It is thought to be the closest thing to a black hole we will ever experience.
That's because Vantablack is not a color, it's the almost complete absence of color.
POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 5:13 PM
|Losing the stars: Light pollution rising rapidly
Artificial lighting at night is contributing to an alarming increase in light pollution, both in amount and in brightness, affecting places all over the world, a new study has found.
POSTED NOVEMBER 24, 2017 2:37 PM