| Mar 25, 2010
Vegetarian chopped liver
Total time: About 1 hour, plus chilling time
Servings: 12 as an appetizer or 6 as a main course lunch salad
Note: Adapted from "The Essential Book of Jewish Festival Cooking" by Phyllis Glazer and Miriyam Glazer
| Mar 25, 2010
"For now the winter is gone, the rains are over and gone; the blossoms appear in the land," joyfully proclaims the Song of Songs, the biblical book read in synagogues throughout the Jewish world on Passover, the spring festival of freedom. How vividly too...
| Jun 1, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What are the current thoughts on coffee as to how it affects one's health, good or bad?
ANSWER: Over the past several years, research has busted some health myths about coffee. It doesn't contribute to heart attacks, cancer or reduced...
| Mar 29, 2010
At a time when so many people are trying to clean out their systems with detoxifying pads, pills and gadgets, let's take a moment to honor the liver, the best detox device a body can have. Without prompting, the liver breaks down and dispenses with all...
| Jul 2, 2010
Attention coffee lovers! That habit may not be so bad.
Drinking coffee, lots of it, may help prevent type 2 diabetes, a disease affecting millions and on the rise across the globe, according to a new study published in the American Chemical Society's...
| Jun 1, 2010
Rhonda McCartt was in shock when a mammogram and biopsy revealed precancerous cells in her breast.
In the past, such a diagnosis would have been a signal to wait and worry, with close monitoring to see whether the cells became cancerous. These days, as...
| May 29, 2010
Even the most robust exercise program won't grant you true fitness if you don't take control of your diet.
Exercise changes virtually every tissue in the body via many different pathways — metabolic, hormonal, neurological and mechanical —...
| Apr 26, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Why, if you're at the top of the transplant list, would you not be able to get a donor organ when one becomes available?
ANSWER: Patients at the top of the list are given consideration when a potential organ becomes available. But...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 2:36 PM
Kerry Baumann Kerry Baumann, pictured here with her husband Ben in the Outer Banks this summer, needs a new pair of lungs and a liver. She was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 6 months old.
Summary: Kerry Baumann, 24, was diagnosed with cystic...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 8:32 AM
Breathing isn't something you think about.
But for Kerry Baumann, it's something she's looking forward to - taking that first breath with a new pair of lungs.
Her lungs are functionality at about 25 percent capacity right now as cystic fibrosis causes...
| Nov 18, 2010
| 4:53 PM
When Andy DeVries swims laps a couple times a week at Byron Center High School, he's grateful. Grateful that someone in Kentucky saved his life after losing their own.
DeVries is the victim of horrible motorcycle accident, one that nearly tore off his...
| Sep 20, 2010
Joshua Lilienstein lined up for treatment this summer at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center's general oncology clinic. A medical student who'd been battling cancer for four years, Lilienstein had little choice. In June 2009, he lost his insurance after...