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The enamel on teeth helps protect them from cavities, but it can also soak up the pigments from what you eat and drink. Here are some foods that you should consume in moderation if you want to keep your teeth white.

Healthy eating is not a black and white issue. It’s shades of gray — and sweets are definitely in the gray area. It’s true, sugary-filled treats shouldn’t be a major part of your diet. However, there’s also no reason why they need to be banned entirely. In fact, for many, swearing off favorite treats may cause feelings of deprivation, which can lead to cravings and over-indulgence. That said, the key to enjoying treats is balance.

Springtime marks asparagus season, when they are easily available and reasonably priced. You’ ll want to select asparagus that are all the same thickness so they will cook evenly. Very fresh asparagus will have closed tips and slightly moist ends.

One skillet is all you need to create this satisfying, veggie-loaded breakfast (or dinner) dish. This skillet is packed with mushrooms, bell pepper and chard to help up your veggie count for the day and is topped with bacon, eggs, cheese, pico de gallo and fresh cilantro.

When buying a home today, you might have to solve a puzzle about the mortgage rate you'll pay. Which would you do?Get the lowest monthly payment now by paying discount points to reduce the interest rate.Make monthly payments at today's interest rate and wait an unknowable time for rates to fall so you can refinance,...

No one likes laundry day, but what if you could get away with doing it far less often? Well, experts are now weighing in, saying you don’t always have to rush every article of clothing to the hamper after every wear. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details. 

You know that ultra-fresh, citrus-kissed scent that greets you when you walk into the lobby of a luxury hotel? Do you ever wish your home could smell like that and start looking into how to make your house smell good? You may fantasize about your home having a signature scent that makes it feel like a clean, safe sanctuary, but life (and reality) can sometimes get in the way.

People with mental health concerns now have more options than ever for how they receive treatment. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted psychotherapists to open new avenues for care, from video sessions to text-based counseling. And in 2023, many therapists have returned to their offices to see clients who prefer in-person sessions.Anyone who is experiencing psychological...

Hidden heart disease can still raise your odds for heart attack 8-fold. In a finding that demonstrates how stealthy heart disease can be, new research shows folks with subclinical disease were vulnerable to a "surprise" heart attack. Read more

Philadelphia water officials say they continue to see no sign of contamination following a chemical spill into the Delaware River, and they are confident that drinking water will be unaffected as the pollution flows by. Health officials just upstream in Bucks County said a burst pipe late Friday evening at the Trinseo Altuglas chemical facility in Bristol Township spilled between 8,100 and 12,000 gallons of a water-based latex-finishing solution into the river. Officials said it is non-toxic to humans, and no known adverse health effects have been reported. An environmental group says it wants more information, calling what information has been released “incredibly deficient."

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has personally opened his state’s lawsuit against Juul Labs. He says the state is seeking more than $100 million in damages. It's the first of thousands of cases against the e-cigarette maker to reach trial. In opening statements Tuesday, Ellison accused Juul of unlawfully targeting young people with vaping products to get a new generation addicted to nicotine. Most of the thousands of lawsuits Juul has faced nationwide have been settled, including 39 with other states and territories, and Juul says the state is depriving its citizens of money that could reduce smoking and vaping. Minnesota added tobacco giant Altria as a co-defendant.


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