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These Ina Garten Chocolate Recipes Are Swoon-Worthy

The Barefoot Contessa star and chef extraordinaire clearly believes in the life-affirming power of chocolate, because she has an impressive array of recipes that feature it as the star ingredient. From cakes and puddings to crisps and bark, she’s got just about every frontier of this sweet stuff covered (or, rather, has it covering all

More COVID-19 patients in ICUs are surviving now: study

(HealthDay)—Even as new coronavirus infections soar in the United States, a new study offers one piece of good news: Severely ill COVID-19 patients are significantly more likely to survive now compared to a few months ago. In fact, deaths for COVID-19 patients in intensive care units have fallen by nearly a third in North America,

Study shows humans are optimists for most of life

Is middle age really the “golden age” when people are the most optimistic in life? Researchers from Michigan State University led the largest study of its kind to determine how optimistic people are in life and when, as well as how major life events affect how optimistic they are about the future. “We found that

Ryan Murphy and Husband David Miller Are Expecting Baby No. 3

Baby on board! Ryan Murphy announced that he and his husband, David Miller, will be welcoming their third son together later this summer. The 54-year-old producer revealed the exciting news in an Architectural Digest story he wrote that was published on Tuesday, June 9. While giving an inside look at the couple’s homes in Los

Cancer, coronavirus are a dangerous mix, new studies find

New research shows how dangerous the coronavirus is for current and former cancer patients. Those who developed COVID-19 were much more likely to die within a month than people without cancer who got it, two studies found. They are the largest reports on people with both diseases in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain

15 Slow-Cooker Chicken Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

Two things are more central to weeknight cooking than chicken and slow-cookers. A slow-cooker takes much of the work out of cooking more involved meals, and chicken is the most popular and affordable kind of meat out there. So, what better way to ease your weeknight cooking load than to add a few more crowd-pleasing

The Best Bikes for Kids That Are Chic, Speedy & Safe

National Bike Month ain’t over yet, people. (What? You didn’t know that was a thing?) And as such, it’s high time your kids put the pedal to the, um, shoe — and got moving. In fact, now that the sun is making a more frequent appearance, it’s a great time to hop off the stationary

Why are blacks, other minorities hardest hit by COVID-19?

(HealthDay)—The new coronavirus is disproportionately striking minority populations—particularly urban blacks and Navajo Indians living on their reservation. Experts say social and economic factors that predate the COVID-19 crisis may help explain why. “We found that there were large disparities in the proportion of people at risk of COVID-19 from minority and low-income populations,” said study

Silicone Mats That Are for So Much More Than Baking

There are countless items in your kitchen that you know for a fact you won’t use every day, but still serve a purpose. Take silicone mats, for example. Unless you’re a regular Betty Crocker, you might not see the point to purchasing silicone mats when you could just buy the occasional roll of parchment paper.

What is light therapy and what are its benefits?

It may be hard to imagine how sitting next to a bright light can make you feel better, but that’s exactly what you can expect with light therapy. One mental health expert at Harvard says a session usually involves having someone sit next to a light box that provides 10,000 lux worth of light —