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Winter weather wrath? Pooches' paws feel the pain, too
LOS ANGELES

Winter weather wrath? Pooches' paws feel the pain, too

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
People aren't the only ones suffering from a seemingly endless winter of bone-rattling cold, record-busting snow and ice-slick sidewalks. Pooches' paws feel the pain, too.
 
Overnight oat pudding dish is a hands-off, healthful breakfast

Overnight oat pudding dish is a hands-off, healthful breakfast

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
The trick to making a nutritious breakfast a daily habit is never being more than 60 seconds away from something healthy. Because in the morning rush, it’s too easy to grab something unhealthy.
 

Versatile oats are the building blocks of tasty breakfasts

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Granola packs good-for-you grains, nuts and fruit into a wholesome treat.
 

Chewy granola bars make handy snacks for long or short drives

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Driving seemed revelatory, then routine, then reviled. I still see the appeal of sad song, full tank and far horizon.
 
Vibrant colors of Latin America add fun to home decor

Vibrant colors of Latin America add fun to home decor

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
The exuberant colors, textures and patterns of Latin America crafts are injecting an easy, comfortable and fun aesthetic into home decor.
 
Italian villa is long-term labor of love for couple

Italian villa is long-term labor of love for couple

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Soft light bathes Barbara Simoneschi as she gazes out the weathered windows of Villa Cicogna Mozzoni. She’s watching our group of 32 gardeners explore the courtyard and frescoes of this historic palace that dates back to the Renaissance.
 
Peaches Cafe offers good lunch, dynamic desserts
GUILDERLAND

Peaches Cafe offers good lunch, dynamic desserts

Monday, March 2, 2015
Peaches Cafe is a cozy, compact, charming, and has been full of customers every time I've stopped in
 
In Saratoga Springs, meditation helps many to live in the moment

In Saratoga Springs, meditation helps many to live in the moment

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Close your eyes. Take a deep breath . . . Follow your breath as you inhale and exhale . . .”
 

Skin patch could be a safe treatment for peanut allergies

Sunday, March 1, 2015
A skin patch that experts say could be a breakthrough treatment for peanut-allergy sufferers appears to be both safe and effective, according to an early stage clinical trial that involved Seattle-area children, among others, to test the potentially lifesaving technology.
 

Cardiologists urging caution with daily aspirin dose

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015
At Martin O’Riordan’s cardiology practice in the Philadelphia area, it happens weekly.
 
Cap Region Boomers focuses on those over 50

Cap Region Boomers focuses on those over 50

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
A woman who makes vintage-style aprons and an 88-year-old who still finds time to go to the gym. Those are some of the stories in today's Cap Region Boomers.
 
Fruits and vegetables get a star-studded marketing push
NEW YORK

Fruits and vegetables get a star-studded marketing push

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
What if cauliflower got the same type of marketing firepower as candy bars and potato chips? A new campaign plans to put that premise to the test by enlisting celebrities including actress Jessica Alba and NBA star Stephen Curry to shill for fruits and vegetables.
 
Winter Festival of Maslenitsa is Russian Mardi Gras

Winter Festival of Maslenitsa is Russian Mardi Gras

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
Good times were rolling in New Orleans last week, when Mardi Gras took over the town. But for Russians and Russian-Americans in the Capital Region, the pre-Lenten celebration will happen Saturday.
 
Belgian endive full of flavor

Belgian endive full of flavor

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
Each Belgian endive has only 15 calories, but packs tons of fiber, vitamin C and calcium. And for something that sounds so exotically European, it’s downright inexpensive.
 
Beans, grains make great dinner bowls for Lent or any time

Beans, grains make great dinner bowls for Lent or any time

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
Whole grains, rices, lentils and dry beans, relatively inexpensive building blocks, generate dozens of highly nutritious opportunities full of lean protein and fiber. What’s more, they can serve as a meatless meal, especially during Lent.
 
 

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