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  • Snacks to save the day

    Being prepared for snacks home or away can be difficult. Snacking has several benefits such as preventing overeating at our next meal, allowing an opp ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Plan for holiday visits with older adults

    AMES — A visit from family and friends during the holidays can make life better for older adults in care facilities. Barbara Dunn Swanson, a human sci ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Arthritis pain drugs prove equally safe for the heart

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A new study gives some reassurance to arthritis sufferers who want pain relief but are worried about side effects. It finds that Ce ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Minute meals for your kitchen

    We have all been there. You get home from a long day and you are hungry. You don’t want to take the time to make dinner, so you just end up ordering f ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Countdown to Christmas with holiday’s most beloved tunes

    As the last bit of turkey is savored and grandma’s sweet potatoes are put into an empty butter bowl for safe keeping in the fridge, thoughts of dressi ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Glad tidings: Wonderful wines to share at holiday celebrations

    As the weather cools and the fireplace whets your appetite for comfort and relaxation, thoughts naturally turn to friends, family, good food and drink ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Easy guide for creating an amazing holiday cheese board

    Whether it’s a small gathering of close friends or a large family affair, hosting a holiday party makes the season extra magical. Looking for ideas th ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Holiday menu planning for first-time hosts

    Novice holiday hosts often have a lot on their plates.Whether hosting family or friends or a combina ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • No holiday celebration is complete until eggnog has been served

    The holiday season is rife with tradition, from Christmas trees to lighting displays to visits with Santa Claus at the local mall. Families reunite co ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Thanksgiving food safety

    Whether you’re the go-to grandma who always hosts Thanksgiving dinner or the first-time novice, preparing a holiday meal is an undertaking that requir ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Share your story: American Diabetes Month theme is ‘This is Diabetes’

    Observed every November, American Diabetes Month is an important element in the American Diabetes Association’s efforts to focus our nation’s attentio ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 11:47 am