| Feb 1, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - "This meal is really good," I commented. My husband had prepared roast beef with mashed potatoes and gravy on a cold winter day.
"What seasonings did you add?" I asked.
"I just added some garlic, salt and pepper," he replied.
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:58 AM
As people look to live more healthful lifestyles, many are contemplating meat-free diets. But becoming vegan or vegetarian can seem daunting as people try to figure out what to eat to get all the proper nutrients. Ingrid Beardsley, registered dietitian at...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 9:55 PM
SAN DIEGO, CA -- These questions were answered by experts attending the Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Aug. 3-7 at the San Diego Convention Center.
Q: My 5-year-old black Labrador is sneezing. It's like he needs a tissue. Is...
| Jul 4, 2012
Dear Pharmacist: My sister and mother have both had breast cancer, so far I'm OK (but obviously worried). What is your No. 1 recommendation for me. — K.B., Orlando
Dear K.B.: When it comes to breast health, weight matters the most in my opinion....
| May 24, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Seaweed can shrink your waistline. Grow your hair. Bring down your blood pressure along with your blood sugar. Build up the strength of your bones and your brain. Make your joints stop aching and your bowels get moving. Give cancer short shrift, and...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Americans have good levels of many important vitamins in their bodies, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
There still are some stark disparities, such as a 31 percent vitamin D deficiency in African...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Milly Almodovar is the founder of www.BeautyLogicBlog.com- a site that provides life and beauty advice for all women.
Milly also serves as CVS Pharmacy's Global Beauty Expert and will begin her additional role as beauty editor for Cosmopolitan Latina...
| Jan 29, 2012
Every winter, widespread chemical dumping leaves Chicago streets covered in sodium chloride. Here are 10 facts you don't have to take with a grain of salt:
1. Salt has seasoned English in many ways. Because Romans put salt or brine on their vegetables,...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 3:54 AM
With all the comments and questions I received about what everyone was feeding their dogs and cats, I couldn’t help but continue my rant about services marketing to all of us pet owners and how we buy into it Even as veterinarians (as if we should...
| Oct 9, 2011
Cancale and Locmariaquer are dots on the Atlantic coast of France. Also places that produce my favorite food: Brittany oysters. Served raw on the half shell, with no more sauce than a squeeze of lemon, they are generally smaller than other varieties but...
| Mar 23, 2011
Mark Bitterman calls himself a "selmelier," a made-up word meant to evoke his wish to do for salt what sommeliers do for wine: educate, surprise, delight. Co-owner of The Meadow, a specialty food and flower shop with branches in New York City and...