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Colds, the Flu & Covid … When Should You Test?

Covid has radically changed the way we approach medical testing. Prior to 2020, it would have been practically unheard of to test asymptomatic people for an illness — other than preventative screening tests. Now, frequent, widespread testing is being touted as the way to end the pandemic. Should we listen and become testing junkies, obsessed […]

The Real Deal on Home Covid Tests

Remember when it was almost impossible to find someone to test you for Covid-19. Many of us were going through lots of red tape, spending tons of money and then traveling pretty far. Seems like a lifetime ago and yesterday at the same time. Now, you can pop into your local pharmacy and grab a […]

50+ Fabulous Thanksgiving Recipes

Get your bellies emptied out so you can fill them back up on Thanksgiving. Here are our staffs’ favorite recipes. Start with a cocktail.. Here are 20+ of our Favorite Festive Cocktails. Or would you prefer a glass of wine… Check out out 15 Favorite Appetizers T H E  B I R D Easy & Healthy Lemon […]

Curried Vegan Eggplant with Fresh Ginger & Cilantro

Also Read: Why Your Should Eat More Eggplant  I love sharing my dear friend, Dr. Reshma Shah’s recipes. She truly has a gift for putting simnple ingredients together to create amazing flavors in vegan dishes. As our family strives to eat less meat in 2020, I find myself cojming back to her website for inspiration and advice. […]

Gluten-Free, Black Bean Brownie Balls

Here’s another healthy, gluten-free treat from my friend, Reshma Shah, MD. Her black bean brownie balls are a simple, delicious snack you’ll be glad you have on hand. Reshma suggests adding a touch of spice (cinnamon or cayenne for a kick!) and garnish with your favorite additions. I used ground coconut and hemp seeds; you could try nuts […]

Where to Recycle Holiday Lights

It’s that time of year! I take out my holiday lights, ready to string them around my Christmas tree only to discover numerous strandas that are beyond repair. But don’t just toss them! String lights can be recycled. Christmas lights are made from copper, glass, and plastic all which can be either recycled or reclaimed in some way. They are also dangerous to animals […]

When Are We Going to Stop Putting Out Fires?

“Why do we have so many fires?” There is a small, suburban town somewhere in the northeast. If you drive through, you’ll undoubtedly be impressed by the cute cafes, the eclectic dining options and the scattered shops. The pedestrians you pass, some with strollers, some with dogs, some with both, appear fit and content. You […]

How to Cure Your Halloween Hangover

You know those hangovers you had in college when you woke up and the entire day of nothing to do stretched out before you? Remember when your biggest challenge was deciding if greasy pizza or a greasy burger was going to be the cure? You could lie on your couch all day and just … […]
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