| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:20 AM
What can I do to help the environment?
As a master's student in conservation biology and environmental policy, I get this question often from my (mostly) left-leaning, but financially focused, friends. They generally understand that the environment is...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Source: NIH News in Health
Kids face a lot of challenges as they grow up: Learning how to make and keep friends, get homework done and have fun while staying safe. But children today are now confronting a growing, oversized problem that puts them at risk...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Hipster foodie friends are so hard to buy gifts for. They have exceptionally high standards, like to make most things themselves, and gravitate toward items labeled with the words rare, Brooklyn, limited, organic or artisan.
Meeting all the necessary...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Where will you be ringing in 2014? Here's our guide to what's happening around town New Year's Eve and where you can recover the day after.
Allumette is having a retro redux New Year's with a menu inspired by 60s grand continental cuisine. Dishes...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:27 AM
No animal products? No problem.
R&B mega-star Beyonce Knowles appeared to stick to her much-publicized vegan diet while in Chicago for her concert at the United Center, visiting vegan-friendly Karyn’s Cooked in River North Friday and Saturday....
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:12 PM
Students from a Costa Mesa martial arts school recently returned with several medals from an international competition at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
South Coast Martial Arts netted 14 gold, five silver and six bronze medals at the contest hosted...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:54 PM
When Jay Smith fell off his jogging routine, he gained 25 pounds and saw his average blood sugar level climb into dangerous territory.
So Smith, a 48-year-old Type 1 diabetic, did what many people do when they need to get in shape: He began a diet and...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:30 PM
This healthy vegetarian breakfast sandwich recipe comes together in 5 minutes, but has plenty of protein from a vegetarian sausage patty and fiber from the whole-wheat bread and apple to keep you satisfied all morning long.
Apple and Veggie Sausage...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Instead of candy corn or a Jolly Rancher in your kid’s Halloween bucket this year, you may end up with a note.
A woman in Fargo, N.D., has been handing out messages to “moderately obese” kids instead of trick-or-treat candy, ...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Michelle Pfeiffer revealed an interesting tidbit over the weekend: She was once unwittingly a member of a cult.
Pfeiffer told the Daily Telegraph's Sunday magazine, Stella, that as an up-and-coming actress, around age 20, she'd fallen in with a Los...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:30 PM
You know an unhealthy diet can make you fat, but new research suggests it can sap your motivation too.
In a study published in the journal Physiology & Behavior, researchers at UCLA found that rats fed a diet low in fat but high in simple sugars and...