Moviegoers love a good secret. There are more than 200 movies with the word “Secret” in the title – including, we kid you not, “The Secret Lives of Dentists” and “The Secret of the Ooze.” Those secrets can set you back $12 and waste your time, but Secret Salt hidden in food at the concession stand and on store shelves, well, that can knock you off your feet.
You’re bundling up for a chilly morning run. Or about to climb on the elliptical for a high-energy workout. Or warming up before a weightlifting session.
There are several common concerns regarding the safety and necessity of blood transfusions. The medical community has taken these concerns quite seriously and developed many strategies that address these issues and may reassure the public regarding transfusion safety.
The lateral shoulder raise is an exercise that, along with the rotator cuff and other muscles, provides strength and stability to the shoulder joint.
With Mardi Gras looming, I thought it might be fun to cook up some New Orleans-style goodies featuring duck, andouille sausage and Creole seasoning. These rich ingredients are typical of the fare from this town that knows how to party – an instinct that goes into overdrive during Mardi Gras.
Mary Kay Drummond kept waiting for the pain to come after her Jan. 21 knee replacement surgery. She’d had her right knee replaced a year ago, and when it was time for her left, she braced herself for the discomfort and immobility she experienced the first time.
The Greek goddess Aphrodite was broken-hearted when she heard Adonis had perished. Myth has it her tears fell to earth as red hearts, and strawberries were created. This oh-so-good-for-you fruit delivers a phytonutrient called anthocyanins that can help slash your risk of a broken heart. Ironic, no? Eating berries three times a week helps prevent heart attack.
As Chet Baker’s “Songs for Lovers” plays softly in the background, adults sip chai tea and nibble on homemade lemon bars at Art du Jour, an art gallery and education space in downtown Santa Cruz, Calif. It’s a bright and cozy setting, from the wildflower arrangements to the warmth of the wood-burning oven.
One awful day, D.C. Copeland recalls, her perspective on her “pure” diet had become so distorted that she found herself crying in the produce section of a grocery store because she could not decide whether the kale or the chard was “better.”
Two of our favorite cartoons: One depicts a man walking across the street, texting. As he passes a “Men at Work” sign, he steps right into an open manhole. The caption below reads, “Natural selection at work.”