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  • 6 great Tina Fey and Amy Poehler award-show moments

    6 great Tina Fey and Amy Poehler award-show moments
    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are returning to host the Golden Globe Awards in 2014 and 2015. The duo's chemistry and their ability to deliver barbs with a twinkle have made them an awards-show favorite, not just at the Globes but at the Emmys and other...
  • NBC's 'The Sound of Music Live!' set for do-re-mi with no do-overs

     NBC's 'The Sound of Music Live!' set for do-re-mi with no do-overs
    NEW YORK — Few people would mistake the Long Island commuter town of Bethpage (elevation: 105 feet) for the Austrian Alps. But on a vast soundstage in an anonymous industrial park about 45 minutes from Manhattan sits a gently sloping, man-made...
  • The dirty secrets of antibacterial soap

    The dirty secrets of antibacterial soap
    Antibacterial soap is great stuff — if you’re talking about just plain old regular soap. Because all soap combats bacteria. It doesn’t need germ-killing chemicals added to do that. The difference is that regular soap doesn’t act so...
  • Handshakes are germ bombs - embrace the fist bump!

    Handshakes are germ bombs - embrace the fist bump!
    There's a movement afoot to end handshaking. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 80% — 80%! — of all infections are transmitted by hands. That very well might explain why you are sick —- or recovering from...
  • Handshakes are germ bombs -- let's embrace the fist bump!

    Handshakes are germ bombs -- let's embrace the fist bump!
    There's a movement afoot to end handshaking. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 80% — 80%! — of all infections are transmitted by hands. That very well might explain why you are sick —- or recovering from...
  • What doctors know: Summer colds offer cruel lesson on the profusion of viruses out there

    Source: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Everyone looks forward to summer--time to get away, get outside and have some fun. So what could be more unfair than catching a cold when it'...
  • 'Walking Dead' recap: The further adventures of the Governor

    'Walking Dead' recap: The further adventures of the Governor
    "The Walking Dead" proves unpredictable once again! You thought last week's episode was a one-off detour into the Governor's activities since last season, and this week would return us to the exploits of Rick, Glenn and the rest of the prison crew. But...
  • Juicer options send you spinning? Try these

    Juicer options send you spinning? Try these
    It's the season for catching a cold or the flu, so counteract those germs with a delicious cup of juice. It's healthy, and some studies show that it can decrease your risk of catching a cold. But ready-made juice that you buy at the supermarket just isn't...
  • EatingWell: When you were born may influence your chances of ciliac disease

    If you go to the grocery store you'll probably notice that gluten-free products are more widespread than ever--everything from bread and pasta to chips and dessert now has a gluten-free version. (Gluten is a protein primarily found in foods containing...
  • It's never too late to get that flu vaccination

    http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com While it's important to get vaccinated against the flu virus as early as possible, it's never too late to reap the benefits of this vaccine. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the peak...
  • How to build a better flu vaccine

    The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918-19 killed 583,135 Americans, according to public health authorities at the time. Although we no longer suffer such a high rate of flu deaths, during a non-pandemic season, flu still kills on average thousands each year...