When it’s a significant injury, not just a hot pizza, that damages your tongue and taste buds, you appear to need a cell type best known for its inflammation-promoting skills to help restore your sense of taste. The intricate system that enables us to savor that pizza is daily mildly traumatized by the foods we
Celebrate Navratri by making these special tikka and kebab dishes, courtesy Chef Harangad Singh, Pra Pra Prank, and Chef Akshay Bhardwaj, Swad Eastman Colour. Here are two dishes that your family can enjoy this Navratri. Lychee Tikka by Harangad Singh Ingredients: 180gm seedless canned drained lychee, 30gm almonds chopped, 30gm pista chopped, 30gm cashew nut
If you’re a fan of everything pumpkin, we’ve got good news for you. Chili’s is now serving a pumpkin margarita, and it sounds like our creepy cocktail dreams have come true. The margarita — aptly named The Great Pumpkin — is the chain’s $5 beverage of the month. And while previous offerings have included a
It’s officially fall! October appears to be quite the complex month: countless, diverse energies are going to clutter the sky. Some will be supporting you; some others will be limiting you. But never fear, Venus is here! The planet of love is retrograde in Scorpio, says Southern California based Wayne Gonzalez, third-generation astrologer. "The new
Good self-esteem helps you make sound choices, have a healthy regard for your wellbeing, and live authentically. And it's not defined by a six-pack, a six-figure career, or a feel-good buzz after six wines. It's deeper. It's how you feel about you. Good self-esteem will help you to make good decisions. Sadly, many of us
Standardized tests; extracurriculars; instilling a can-do, stick-with-it attitude — much of parenting trends’ focus in recent years has been on raising kids with drive and ambition: kids who will succeed. But the truth is that failure is inevitable along the road to success. Are we giving our children the wrong message when we tell them
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Parents, can’t seem to tear the kids away from their screens? There are ways you won’t have to — and still get them off the couch. Exergaming allows players to engage in physical activity while also participating in video games — using a video camera, an infrared
TUESDAY, Sept. 11, 2018 — No matter what your watch says, your body may be on a whole other schedule. Now, scientists say they’ve created a blood test that pinpoints the timing of your own internal clock. The TimeSignature test evaluates dozens of genes to reveal an individual’s “circadian rhythm” — the crests and troughs
More and more adults are choosing to cohabit — and the decision to do so isn’t limited to only millennials. In fact, the Pew Research Center reported that the number of cohabiting adults over the age of 50 has increased by 75 percent in the last decade, climbing to roughly 16 million in 2016. For some,
The first simple blood test to identify your body’s precise internal time clock as compared to the external time has been developed by Northwestern Medicine scientists. The test, TimeSignature—which requires only two blood draws—can tell physicians and researchers the time in your body despite the time in the external world. For instance, even if it’s
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that kids should visit a pediatric dentist when their first tooth comes in or no later than their first birthday. Here’s how to choose the right dental professional to help you keep your kid’s teeth in tip-top condition. Finding a pediatric dentist The best way to find a
I can remember being a baby. I recall being in a vast room inside a doctor’s surgery. I was passed to a nurse and then placed in cold metal scales to be weighed. I was always aware that this memory was unusual because it was from so early in my life, but I thought that
I once shared an apartment with a girl who liked to eat raw vegetables for breakfast. One morning, I walked out of my bedroom at 7 a.m. to find her biting into a green pepper like it was an apple. The next day, it was a whole carrot that she nibbled on like a bunny.
— If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, your family and close friends can be a great source of physical and moral support. The American Cancer Society suggests how to tell loved ones about your diagnosis: Don’t wait to tell them. Sooner or later, they’ll all know. They might feel hurt or left out if they
Pin It happens every. Single. Year. As soon as kids are back in school and day care after summer break, the sniffles start. At first, they sound innocent enough; then, you hear a little cough or two. And finally, just as the weather starts to turn really chilly, everyone in your household is showing full-on flu symptoms.
Living in a digital age where information is rampant and machines help us with our everyday work, enabling us to be more productive than ever. While this is a great thing because we’re able to accomplish more tasks in a day, we cannot deny that the demand for work we need to deal every single
Do you ever wish you could be a fly on the wall in the teachers’ lounge as they prepare for the first day of school? Do you wonder what your child’s teacher wishes you’d do to help your kid succeed? We reached out to teachers to get their back-to-school "wish lists" for parents. Talk with
The beginning of the school year can be overwhelming. There will be shopping for supplies, packing lunches and planning that all-important first-day-of-school outfit — by the time you meet your kid’s teacher, your brain may be running on empty. Here are 10 questions you should ask to start this year off on the right foot.
“Unsafe levels of a weed killer chemical in oat products,” cries a headline from CNN published earlier this week. The accompanying article cites a new report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit advocacy organization, that revealed traces of glyphosate—the main ingredient in the pesticide Roundup—in several types of oat cereal, oatmeal, granola, and
When parents think of hidden dangers in their home, they rarely (if ever) consider… crayons?! But a consumer interest group — the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund — is warning parents to do just that. The group recently discovered that some green crayons packaged and sold under the name Playskool Crayons contained tremolite,