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Yesterday β€” November 16th 2019Health

Eat Like The Ancient Babylonians: Researchers Cook Up Nearly 4,000-Year-Old Recipes

By Scott Simon
The Yale Babylonian Collection houses four unique tablets that contain various recipes for stews, soups and pies. Three of these tablets date back to the Old Babylonian period, no later than 1730 B.C.

Written on four tablets, three of which date back no later than 1730 B.C., the recipes are considered to be the oldest known. And they taste pretty good, says a scholar who re-created them.

(Image credit: Klaus Wagensonner/Yale Babylonian Collection)

  • November 16th 2019 at 14:02

Here's why it feels so good to watch those Hallmark holiday movies

By Danielle Page

They may be corny, but those Hallmark movies have become a staple of the holiday season. And getting sucked in may be good for your mental health.

  • November 16th 2019 at 05:30

This woman is redefining what it means to have a dancer’s body

By Stephanie Larratt

Tiffany Geigel overcame Jarcho-Levin syndrome to become a principal dancer at the Heidi Latsky Dance Company.

  • November 15th 2019 at 23:05

Does your throat hurt or feel closed up? What to know about sore throats

By Mary Elizabeth Gillis

Whether you have a tickle, can't swallow or have irritation, there are many reasons for throat pain.

  • November 15th 2019 at 22:42

Black stuff growing on the walls? What to do about mold in your bathroom

By Meghan Holohan

Bathroom mildew and mold looks gross and thrives in 'dark, damp areas.' Is it dangerous?

  • November 15th 2019 at 19:15

Boy with brain tumor uses his Make-A-Wish to get a play structure for his school

By Rachel Paula Abrahamson

A boy with a rare brain tumor could have asked to meet his favorite celebrity or go on vacation. Instead, he chose to help others.

  • November 14th 2019 at 21:56

Making a lot of mistakes? Try meditating for 20 minutes

By A. Pawlowski

It was “remarkable” to see a measurable effect on brain processing after only one 20-minute session of meditation, researchers said.

  • November 14th 2019 at 19:14

Calling all good dogs! 10,000 pets needed for study about aging in canines

By Associated Press

“What we learn will potentially be good for dogs and has great potential to translate to human health."

  • November 14th 2019 at 16:31

Nonsmoker's family was haunted by lung cancer β€” then she got diagnosed herself

By Kate Snow and Carter McKay

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

  • November 14th 2019 at 15:19

A 22-year-old's heart stopped for 12 minutes. Doctors used hypothermia to help.

By Meghan Holohan

After sudden cardiac arrest, EMS finally resuscitated him. But doctors worried his brain could be permanently damaged.

  • November 13th 2019 at 20:14

Men confess: 22 reasons why younger guys fall for older women

By Felicia Brings and Susan Winter

Here's what men say about the appeal of older women.

  • November 13th 2019 at 14:56

Nonsmoking mom of 4 thought she had asthma, but it was late-stage lung cancer

By Meghan Holohan

She didn't think her cough was that serious: “I was so busy and taking care of the family … It was not a priority."

  • November 12th 2019 at 23:35

Hilaria Baldwin shares update after miscarriage: 'Now I begin the healing journey'

By Gina Vivinetto

Baldwin, wife of actor Alec Baldwin, revealed Monday she'd suffered her second miscarriage of 2019.

  • November 12th 2019 at 23:06

Farming while black: How 1 mother is fighting to end racism in the food system

By Emi Boscamp

Leah Penniman aims to create an educational environment for young people that she never got to experience.

  • November 12th 2019 at 22:43

Miranda Lambert finally at a 'comfortable place' with her weight

By Alyssa Newcomb

The country music star says she's "struggled with ups and downs in weight."

  • November 12th 2019 at 22:02

Is the 'rabbit effect' key to health? 7 ways to practice kindness every day

By A. Pawlowski

People who experience kind and loving environments fare better.

  • November 12th 2019 at 19:12

Selena Gomez says body-shaming β€˜really messed me up for a bit’

By Ree Hines

In a candid interview, the singer, songwriter and actress reveals the impact body-shaming has had on her.

  • November 12th 2019 at 18:40

A rare, treatable form of dementia is often mistaken for normal aging

By Meghan Holohan

Trish Bogucki thought a bad foot caused her to stumble when she walked. Then she was diagnosed with a rare, but reversible form of dementia.

  • November 12th 2019 at 18:31