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2 dead in Washington state school shooting

Four seriously wounded teens were fighting for their lives Friday after a popular freshman at a high school north of Seattle went on a shooting rampage, killing another student before fatally shooting himself. The horrific burst of violence occurred just after 10:30 a.m., when football player and homecoming prince Jaylen Fryberg walked into the cafeteria […]

Try A Little ...

Yesterday we flew home.On arriving at the airport, everything went smoothly so we ended up with a fair bit of time. We decided to have an early dinner and went to Chili's one of the restaurants on the concourse. Airport restaurants do...Show More Summary

“Matambre” Rolled Flank Steak

“Matambre” loosely translates to “kill hunger” and that’s exactly what this meal of meat and veggies rolled into one will do. Traditional fillings for this South American dish include garlic, spinach, bell pepper, carrots, olives, hardboiled eggs and fresh herbs. But you can, and should, stuff whatever you like inside the rolled and sliced steak. […]

First Ebola Worker Quarantined Under New Policy Tests Negative

7 hours agoHealth : Healthland

The cleared nurse will be held in quarantine for 21 days under a strict new policy formulated by New Jersey and New York officials

Your Fitness Age is the One that Really Counts

As much as many people would like to turn back the clock on their age, up until now it hasn’t been a very feasible goal. However, new research on the concept of fitness age shows that you’re more in control than you think of the way your body keeps track of time. read more

Bivalve Lover

Just when you thought she had forgotten, a little voice woke me up this morning by telling me that she now needs a fresh-water mussel.  This does not require a trip to a pet store or inquiring at Whole Foods of confused employees of the seafood department about whether the bivalves they’re selling for dinner […]

Dallas Nurses Describe Comforting Ebola Patient As He Lay Dying

8 hours agoHealth : Healthland

Frightened nurses gritted their teeth and cared for the dying man

Famous Faces of Alzheimer's - Moving Video

Famous faces of Alzheimer's and dementia. Please consider sharing this video. You can use the social media buttons right above the video panel for Google+, Facebook, etc. If you want to Like the video on YouTube press the YouTube button in the lower right hand corner of of the video panel.I found this very moving and well worth sharing. Show More Summary

How to Burn Extra Calories on Weekend Workouts

8 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

You made it to the weekend! Aside from a break from the daily grind, it means a lighter schedule to do what you want when you want. With no meetings to run off to or deadlines to make, you have more time to devote to your sweat sessions,...Show More Summary

INTERESTING STUFF – 25 October 2014

9 hours agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

IN PRAISE OF KNOTS According to the story at The New York Times, ”Knots are an ancient technology. They predate the axe and the wheel, quite possibly the use of fire and maybe even man himself: Some scientists have speculated...

Smoking Blenders, Green Mush, and More: The Worst Smoothie Mistakes You're Making

9 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

With a push of a button, smoothies are one of the healthiest, quickest breakfasts you can whip up. But there's an art and science to building the perfect smoothie that may take some time to master. It requires a little experimenting to get it just right, so in your smoothie-making journey, tell us: which mistakes do you admit to committing? Source: Thinkstock

Study: Current Aid Promises Won’t Contain Liberia’s Ebola Outbreak

9 hours agoHealth : Healthland

Liberia does not have the resources it needs to end the Ebola outbreak any time soon.

5 Signs Your House is Making You Fat

9 hours agoHealth : Healthland

Transform your home into a slimmer space with these scientifically proven tips

Op-Ed Contributor: Ebola’s Information Paradox

10 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

Why we are afraid is also why we are safe: News travels quickly.

Abortion Capital of Bible Belt? Tennessee Vote Tests That Idea

10 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

Anti-abortion forces are trying to pass Amendment 1, which states that nothing in the Tennessee Constitution “secures or protects” a right to abortion.

Officials Soothe Fears, While Workers Sanitize Infected Doctor’s Path

10 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

In the locations where Dr. Craig Spencer, who has the Ebola virus, traveled before his hospitalization, people expressed fear and uncertainty on Friday — with a dash of New York attitude.

Let Us Move With You - Your Total-Body Workout in 50 Minutes!

10 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

If you're looking for a total-body workout that doesn't require a trip to the gym, look no further. We've put together a workout (warmup and cooldown included) that works your entire body in under an hour. Although you only need a kitchen chair and a set of dumbbells, rest assured you will feel the burn. Show More Summary

Ask D’Mine: No Sugar-Coating Diabetes Candy Fear

Happy Halloween Week once again, Diabetes Community! You got it, Folks — with Oct. 31 just around the corner, this week we bring you the latest FEAR edition of our diabetes advice column, Ask D’Mine, that pops up this time… The post Ask D’Mine: No Sugar-Coating Diabetes Candy Fear appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

new Nepal trekking regulations?

11 hours agoFitness / Hiking :

I’ve just arrived Kathmandu. Officials in Nepal say they plan to introduce tougher controls of the trekking industry, a week after a devastating Himalayan storm. In future, all trekkers will be required to register before setting out on the Annapurna … Continue reading ?

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