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(MONROVIA, Liberia) — Presidents of West African countries ravaged by Ebola pleaded for aid at the World Bank on Thursday as the U.S. military ramped up its efforts in Liberia, the hardest-hit country. “Our people are dying,” Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma said by videoconference at a World Bank meeting in Washington on the…
Looking good is just as much about taking care of your body on the inside as it is about using products on the outside. And we’re not just talking about your skin: “A nutritious diet promotes healthy nails and hair, too,” says Joshua Zeichner, MD, director of cosmetic and clinical research in the department of…
The Truth About Home Cooking Bestselling food writer Mark Bittman makes the case that eating at home is good for your health, good for your family—and, with the right approach, far easier than you think Mark Bittman’s Whole Roast Chicken Mark Bittman’s Vegetable Soup Mark Bittman’s Skillet Pear Crisp The Future of Food: Experts Predict…
No one wants to be preached to at the dinner table. Hunger, obesity and climate change are all problems we can't fix if the solutions aren't appetizing
Foodies and futurists on vertical gardens, low-carbon fridge stocks and more solutions
New research pinpoints the ideal moves to protect the male body as it ages
America is in panic mode over Ebola and Enterovirus D-86. That’s human nature —but it’s hard to battle an epidemic from a crouch. Here’s how managing fear can give us an edge over disease
Bestselling food writer Mark Bittman makes the case that eating at home is good for your health, good for your family—and, with the right approach, far easier than you think
Skillet Pear Crisp Makes 4 to 6 servings Time: 15 to 20 min. 6 tbsp. (3?4 stick) butter 1?2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans 1 tsp. grated lemon zest 1?2 cup rolled oats 1?4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut 1?3 cup packed brown sugar 1?2 tsp. cinnamon Salt 2 lb. pears, unpeeled but trimmed, cored and…
Vegetable Soup Makes 4 servings Time: 20 to 40 min., depending on the desired texture 1?4 cup olive oil plus more for drizzling 1 large onion, chopped Salt and pepper 2 garlic cloves, minced 8 cups any chopped frozen vegetables 6 cups chicken or vegetable stock 1. Put olive oil in a large pot over…
Whole Roast Chicken Makes 4 or more servings Time: about an hour, largely unattended 1 3-to-4-lb. whole chicken 4 tbsp. olive oil Salt and pepper 4 whole heads garlic (optional) 2 lemons, halved (optional) 1. Heat oven to 450°F. Put a heavy roasting pan with a wire rack (optional) on a low rack in the…
The immune system-related disease affects about 1 in 100,000 babies each year
A new mice study suggests that grapefruit juice might be just as effective as the type 2 diabetes drug, metformin, at lowering blood glucose. The research, which was funded by the California Grapefruit Growers Cooperative, was published Wednesday in the journal PLOS ONE. Regarding the funding, study co-author Joseph Napoli, PhD, professor and chair of…
What's really behind the drops in chain restaurants' calories
The story behind Oregon's controversial Death With Dignity Act
"The big pharma companies are not in the business of charity"
After death of first patient diagnosed in U.S.
A new genetic explanation for your caffeine cravings
"He fought courageously"
The drug that saved the lives of American aid workers from Ebola was made by plants