November 8, 2018 RSS feed / Features

Feds Say Heroin, Fentanyl Remain Biggest Drug Threat

WASHINGTON (AP) – Drug overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year, with an estimated 200 people dying per day, according to a report by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. More...

Woman Who Created Green Bean Casserole Dies

HADDONFIELD, N.J. (AP) – The woman who created a Thanksgiving staple enjoyed by millions – the green bean casserole – has died at age 92.  Dorcas Reilly died on Oct. More...

Serve Grape And Cranberry Crisp At Thanksgiving

For many of us, the menu for Thanksgiving is etched in stone. We eat the same dishes every year because we love every one of them. More...

Today In History

HBO Debutes In 1972

Today is Thursday, Nov. 8, the 312th day of 2018. There are 53 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: More...

3 Common Diabetes Myths Debunked

(StatePoint) – November is American Diabetes Month, and a good time to sort fact from fiction regarding this serious disease.  Here are three common diabetes myths – debunked, with the help of Nutrisystem Certified Diabetes Educators More...

Simple Tips To Streamline Your Morning Routine

(StatePoint) – Let’s face it, most people are so used to their morning routine, they may not even be aware of how it’s slowing them down. Here are three ways to save some valuable time every morning. Disable snooze More...

Federal Agencies Clash On Cellphone Cancer Risk

WASHINGTON (AP) – Two U.S. government agencies are giving conflicting interpretations of a safety study on cellphone radiation: One says it causes cancer in rats. The other says there's no reason for people to worry. More...

Dish Gardens Bring Gardening Inside For The Winter

Theres no need for gardeners to go dormant along with their landscape when cold weather arrives. Arranging plants in small dishes and pots can be an enjoyable indoor alternative at the end of the summer growing season. More...

Mountain Birds On “Escalator To Extinction” As Planet Warms

WASHINGTON (AP) – A meticulous re-creation of a three-decade-old study of birds on a mountainside in Peru has given scientists a rare chance to prove how the changing climate is pushing species out of the places they are best adapted to.  More...

Keeping Your Health On Track During The Indulgent Holiday Season

(StatePoint) – The holiday season can be an indulgent one, full of cookies, candies, heavy meals and eggnog. More...

This Bundt Cake Demands A Spot In Your Next Brunch Spread

By America's Test Kitchen  Delivering bright apple flavor and a temptingly moist crumb, this simple yet stunning Bundt cake demands a prominent place in your brunch spread.  More...

Plastic Pollution: What To Know

(StatePoint) – Plastics are an increasingly widespread pollutant, according to environmental experts, harming ecosystems and wildlife as well as endangering human health. More...

Tips For An Active Outdoor Fall Season

(StatePoint) – Whether you’re a sports enthusiast or a nature lover, you are likely going to be taking full advantage of the great fall weather by getting outdoors this season. More...

Scratch The Mushy Stuffing And Make Cornbread From Scratch

Cornbread and sausage stuffing is a compelling alternative to the usual breadbased dish. But the recipes we tried all called for storebought cornbread, which had a fluffy texture that resulted in mushy stuffing. More...