Summer Chopped Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Growing up in Los Angeles, I had the opportunity to enjoy just about every version of the famous Brown Derby Cobb salad that was offered.

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Aquatic exercise a safe, gentle and effective way to work out

When you’re struggling with joint pain, gravity can make exercise an unpleasant experience.

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The value of diet soda still stirring debate

The debate surrounding the weight loss benefits of drinking diet soda – or more specifically, its artificial sweetener content – is a hot one.

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Pinboard/Contest – July/August 2014

Pinboard/Contest – July/August 2014 Check out our “What Would Nurse Pill Say?” contest for the month of August. OR Today wants to know what you think Nurse Pill would say in the OR! Give us your best or funniest scenario. …

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When it comes to added sugars, think sprinkle, not scoop

Maybe you’ve sworn off refined “white” sugar and think that sweetening a latte with, say, agave nectar, is better because, “it’s natural.”

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Just Say ‘No’ to Yearly Cardiograms? Annual Checkups? Say What?

According to top doctors, most of the medical tests you think you need to diagnose and prevent disease don’t prevent anything and aren’t necessary.

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A French take on gefilte fish

I grew up with the classic gefilte fish served as a starter to the long Passover meal. However, this is a tasty dish that can be served anytime.

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Pinboard – June 2014

Pinboard – June 2014

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Make walking part of your daily routine

There are days when just the thought of leaving the house seems like a huge effort.

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Better food choices can control your hunger pangs

Whether you’re trying to lose weight or simply focus on a heart-healthy eating regimen, a growling stomach can interfere with your eating goals.

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