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Tomatoes have a 'secret' ingredient that your skin loves

Looking for really healthy, beautiful skin? You might want to eat more marinara sauce. Read more

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Eve's big year: Jacobson thriving in chamber and future fund roles

MATT LINDBERG The Columbus Telegram

Eve Jacobson made her way around Dusters Restaurant on an early March evening preparing a slideshow… Read more


6 ways you can learn to love bitter

With some culinary craftiness and a little bit of perseverance, you can teach yourself to genuinely like bitter foods. Repeated exposure is the number-one way to learn to enjoy bitter foods, according to Barb Stuckey, author of "Taste What You're Missing." Plus, "the aversion to bitter foods goes away with age-- we grow out of it," says Adam Drewnowski, Ph.D., director of the... Read more

Where people die

Truer words were never spoken: We all have to die sometime. Although more than 700,000 people die in hospitals each year in the U.S., the trend is toward fewer in-hospital deaths. A July 2016 study published in the medical journal Health Affairs found that deaths in the emergency room have dropped as well. Read more

Secondhand marijuana smoke's effects called harmful

Secondhand marijuana smoke contains many of the same toxic chemicals and cancer-causing substances found in smoked tobacco, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Read more


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The 10 safest cities in the United States

Based on the analysis, five of the top 10 safest cities in the U.S. are located in one state. Read more

25 most commonly used recreational drugs in America

Drugs that are legal have the highest recreational use, but Americans partake in plenty of illegal substances as well. Here's a breakdown o… Read more

These are the 25 least active places in the US

Most Americans don't get the recommended amount of physical activity, but these 25 places are the worst off. Read more

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Retiring to become a caregiver

Some workers retire early to take on a new job as caregiver. Read more

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Deep-brain stimulation may reduce seizures caused by epilepsy

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How does deep-brain stimulation for epilepsy work? Who's a good candidate for this treatment? It has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat epilepsy that hasn't responded to other forms of therapy. Read more

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts: Foot pain could be a Morton's neuroma

Q: I think I have a Morton's neuroma causing my foot pain. Why would I get this and what can I do about it? A: Morton's neuroma is an enlarged, thickened nerve in the foot just below the space between the third and fourth toes. Read more