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Medications are often panaceas, providing relief. Yet, when they get in the hands of children, they can also prove dangerous, even fatal. According to the organization Safe Kids, in 2017 there were more than 50,000 visits to the emergency room by children under the age of 6 due to accidental medicine poisoning. In the vast majority of these instances, kids accessed drugs when caregivers weren’t looking.
While every parent and caregiver may start out with the best of intentions and store pills...
Superheroes of the food world, “superfoods” feature a high density of nutrients. These nutrients, including protein, healthy fats, vitamins and minerals, nourish us on a cellular level. While healthy fats and protein bolster our cellular walls or membranes, vitamins, minerals and plant chemicals called phytonutrients help to protect and repair our cells from damage. Read on to learn what to eat to benefit our cells and how to maximize the nutrients we glean from the food we eat.
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For those of us in healthy, monogamous relationships, it can be very jarring to develop a crush. These intense, usually passing, infatuations are like siren calls that disrupt our composure and wrest our attention away from our significant others.
That's because crushes are intoxicating, literally. "With new love comes an increase in dopamine and adrenaline and a decrease in serotonin," explains Jess O'Reilly, Astroglide's resident sexologist. "This chemical shift results in feelings of obses...
Time alone is a precious commodity for parents. Since I'm an introvert—that is, someone who derives energy from solitude—I used to worry that I wouldn't be up to the task. Anywhere from 16 to 50 percent of the population share my temperament, and for those of us who also have kids, the inherent conflict between the need for solo time and the social demands of parenting could prove problematic.
"Parenting can be particularly challenging for introverts because we lose so much of the alone time ...
Serving size: 4 oz. fish and 2 Tbsp. remoulade
Per serving: 242 calories; 10 g fat(2 g sat); 0 g fiber; 2 g carbohydrates; 35 g protein; 25 mcg folate; 79 mg cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 565 IU vitamin A; 5 mg vitamin C; 86 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 293 mg sodium; 675 mg potassium
Carbohydrate Servings: 0
Grab a cooking partner and get in the kitchen, suggest award-winning actress Abbie Cornish (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,” “Missouri,” Amazon’s “Jack Ryan” and the upcoming “The Virtuoso” with Anthony Hopkins) and chef and yoga instructor Jacqueline King Schiller.
A few years ago, the close friends—who met 14 years ago—began a Sunday routine of shopping at farmers markets near their Los Angeles homes and then cooking and dining together. The outgrowth of this ritual? Their new cookbook: “...
A hands-on chef-to-watch proffers beautiful plates at this dock-to-dish Peekskill riverside restaurant.
photography by enormous creative
Despite being housed in Peekskill’s vast Factoria development, Fin & Brew is imbued with warmth, thanks to the gregarious nature, passion, and drive of its executive chef, Jan Michael Anastacio. Many nights, Anastacio — who helms the kitchen for the entire complex, including the Spins Hudson lollapalooza and the River Outpost Brewing Co. bar — circulates aro...
Sometimes, it can be as overpowering as an earthquake, as unrelenting as an obsession. Virtually nothing surpasses the heady, all-consuming rush of a crush. And if you're currently married or in any other type of serious monogamous relationship, chances are those thrilling feelings of attraction and curiosity likely also come with pangs of guilt and maybe even fear.
Don't worry. The next time you experience one—since the odds are, you will—follow these tips from couples' therapists, dating gu...
Sweet and crunchy hazelnuts team up with bright lemon and fresh parsley to add oomph to the tilapia for an easy seafood recipe. Serve this atop a salad or alongside brown rice or orzo.
Serving size: 4 oz. fish
Per serving: 262 calories; 15 g fat(2 g sat); 1 g fiber; 3 g carbohydrates; 30 g protein; 53 mcg folate; 71 mg cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 379 IU vitamin A; 9 mg vitamin C; 35 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 295 mg sodium; 540 mg potassium
Carbohydrate Servings: 0