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  • Plan for a healthy holiday season

    Some reports indicate that individuals gain an average of seven pounds over the holiday season. Prev ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • The key to a healthier you — preparation

    Wouldn’t it be wonderful to arrive home after a long day at work to a meal that takes less than 20 minutes to make? Wouldn’t it also be great if that ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Letterman pulls curtain on holiday tradition

    NEW YORK — With the curtain soon to fall on David Letterman’s late-night television career, the end comes Friday for an odd and emotional holiday trad ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Robin Williams tops 2014 list of Google searches

    SAN FRANCISCO — Robin Williams’ suicide seared into the world’s collective mindset more than anything else this year, based on what people were search ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Merriam-Webster names 'culture' word of the year

    NEW YORK (AP) — A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail agains ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' conquers the box office

    LOS ANGELES — After three weeks of box office dominance, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1” ceded its reign to “Exodus: Gods and Kings.” The bibl ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • June Lockhart remembers 'A Christmas Carol'

    Released last month on Blu-ray, the 1938 version of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” has long been a favorite seasonal TV movie.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Scott, Bale defend 'Exodus' casting

    NEW YORK — The biblical film “Exodus: Gods and Kings” has come under fire for white actors being cast in the main roles as Egyptians.
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Prince William hits DC; Kate joins NYC first lady

    NEW YORK (AP) — While Britain’s Prince William meets with President Barack Obama at the Oval Office on Monday and discusses illegal wildlife trafficki ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:17 pm
  • Tis the season to eat more vegetables

    Healthy diets rich in vegetables may reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases. Give yourself the gift of good health this holiday season. ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • 5 holiday tips for a healthier, happier you

    Don’t let holiday temptations keep you from meeting your health and wellness goals. Stay on track by ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Bill Cosby resigns from Temple University board

    PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby stepped down as a trustee of his beloved Temple University following renewed accusations that he had drugged and sexually as ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Toy makers' new darlings: tiny critics on YouTube

    NEW YORK — A snaggletooth eight-year-old. A middle schooler with a punk rocker bob cut and big earrings. Tween siblings with a penchant for playing.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 7:17 am
  • Diabetes-Friendly Dishes: Tips and Tricks for Healthy Holidays

    Holiday traditions and delicious food go together like mashed potatoes and gravy! So what’s a person with diabetes to do? Simple ingredient substituti ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • 10 expert strategies for enjoying holiday foods without the weight gain

    Fun, family, food — the holidays are packed with enjoyable activities. But hectic schedules, holiday stress, and tasty indulgences at every turn can l ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 7:16 am
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    What is your favorite holiday tradition?
    Spending time with family and friends
    Making holiday treats
    Singing Christmas songs
    Decorating the tree