Awkward conversations can be as much of an annual Thanksgiving tradition as food, family, friends, and football. For those wanting to avoid subjects too political or too personal, consider chatting about what the deal is with a country and a bird having the exact same name. Safer than some subjects, this Turkey/turkey topic is still subject to dispute, as there are differing explanations for the name.
It may sound counter-intuitive, but the best way to protect a local crop extolled since the time of the Pharaohs is to eat them
There is an inextricable link between HIV and food insecurity, with each heightening and reinforcing the other. A new pilot trial published in AIDS addresses this relationship with an agricultural intervention that increased food security and also improved HIV outcomes.
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, a look at etiquette violations at the Mad Tea Party.
A new report from Oceana shows salmon mislabeling more prevalent in restaurants in the winter. The group calls for better traceability to help consumers make more informed choices about their seafood
There are many aspects involved in preparing for the end of life. For Jains, it may include Sallekhanā , a voluntary and gradual reduction of food (and eventually water) until the individual fasts to death.
To prevent Ebola, some recommended a combination of raw onions and coffee consumed for three consecutive days. Others suggested that mixtures including herbs, tree bark, condensed milk, Nescafe, hot chocolate, and sugar were effective for prevention and treatment of the virus.
After the US Conference of Mayors began paying attention to sugary drinks, the American Beverage Association stepped in with some grant money. The Conference no longer pays much attention to sugary drinks.
When Winston Churchill attributed it with saving “more Englishmen’s lives, and minds, than all the doctors in the Empire,” he wasn’t referring to a military tactic or peace treaty.
A new issue of Signal to Noise is all about GMOs - from the basic science to patents and environmental impact.
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