Cover: Expert tips for your yard
Matt Blashaw, Orange County, Calif., native and host of DIY Network’s Yard Crashers, offers 11 easy tips for making the most of your outdoor spaces — from designing the perfect space for outdoor entertaining to planting an edible garden..
Recipe: Garden-fresh Asian stir-fry
Husband and wife duo Barbara Damrosch and Eliot Coleman of Four Season Farm in Harborside, Maine, share a delicious stir-fry from their new cookbook. Readers can enter to win the book at usaweekend.com.
The Doctors: Does fast food cause hay fever?
Test your spring allergy smarts and discover some facts that may surprise you.
Spring yard work tips, stir-fry recipe and the lowdown on fast food and allergies in this weekend's USA Weekend
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Cover: Expert tips for your yard
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Former Powerball winner dies penniless after burning through $27 million
David Lee Edwards, an out-of-work ex-con who won millions in a Powerball lottery 13 years ago, died penniless Saturday in a hospice care center here, a victim of hard and fast living that resulted from his sudden riches.
Not much to look at, but jellyfish are beneficial
Just before Halloween, our friends in the United Kingdom produced the world’s first glow in the dark ice cream.
Tips to help avoid turkey fryer tragedy
Be extra careful if deep frying a turkey is part of your Thanksgiving celebration, urges the Pennsylvania Insurance Department and the Office of the State Fire Commissioner.
Expert warns: Don’t overlook safe turkey-handling practices for a happy holiday
Thanksgiving is a time for sharing: good food, family time, friendship and memories. But one thing you don’t want to share, warns a food-safety expert in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, is pathogenic bacteria.
How to survive cooking for a large group at Thanksgiving
This Turkey Day, leave the stress behind with some helpful tips and resources for pulling off dinner for a crowd.
Small changes the key to getting weight under control and improving your life
I just returned from speaking at the 2013 Lifestyle Medicine Conference in Washington, D.C. I was inspired by this event to get back to our prevention roots by addressing the pillars of health — diet and exercise — and also facilitating other lifestyle interventions — smoking cessation and stress management.
Nurses in Mass. want to limit number of patients
Nurses in this state are trying to get support for a ballot initiative that would limit the number of patients they can treat at one time.
Why do pro athletes recover before you do?
It's a mystery: When we twist our ankle playing tennis, it can take weeks to heal, but when a pro athlete does it, he often misses barely a beat.
Man on road to recovery after receiving new heart
Some say there are people who “wear their hearts on their sleeves,” meaning anyone can tell how happy they are or how much in love they are.
Rock Doc: Undulant fever in cattle and people
A few bacteria have some tricks up their sleeves. One of them is the rod-shaped Brucella bacterium, the agent that causes brucellosis, or what is sometimes known as "undulant fever" because it causes people to run debilitating fevers that wax and wane over long periods of time.
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