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  • obit_shirleytemple.jpg VIDEO: Remembering Shirley Temple

    CBS News takes a look back at the life and career of Shirley Temple Black, who died Monday at age 85.

    February 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • You're doing it wrong: how to make better ramen

    The finer points of instant ramen preparation may be up for debate, but the noodle cakes and flavor packets bequeathed to the world by Momofuku Ando are un-mess-up-able.

    February 10, 2014

  • What to read into nutrition labels on raw meat

    When you read a nutrition facts label for raw meat, is the fat content listed for raw or cooked weight? If it's the cooked weight, is the manufacturer assuming the meat is rare or well done?

    February 6, 2014

  • Salmonella outbreaks expose weaknesses in USDA oversight

    The Agriculture Department inspector showed up at Rick Schiller's home last November to collect potential evidence from his freezer: three pounds of chicken thighs, wrapped in plastic and stamped with a Foster Farms label.

    February 6, 2014

  • Why Philip Seymour Hoffman's death is so scary

    I cried when I heard about Philip Seymour Hoffman. The news scared me: He got sober when he was 22 and didn't drink or use drugs for the next 23 years.

    February 5, 2014

  • Let's combat obesity 'one pump at a time'

    Two years ago, a friend of mine convinced me to try a group fitness class at the Meadville Family YMCA. At the time, I wasn’t a huge fan of group workouts, but I also understood that some people thrived on them.

    February 3, 2014

  • Heroin resurgence seen sparked by cheap cost, easy availability

    Heroin, suspected of killing actor Philip Seymour Hoffman this weekend, has for years been a forgotten drug, overtaken by abuse of prescription painkillers. Now it's back, and in a big way.

    February 3, 2014

  • 3 apps to help you get a better night's sleep

    With help from a few smartphone apps, you can look forward to a good night's rest and an even better morning.

    February 3, 2014

  • If a dough exists someone has already deep-fried it

    Chillag is a charming writer, and the Doughscuit certainly sounds delicious. But I fear it is the harbinger of a terrible new food trend: Deep-frying various doughs, making up a dumb name for them, and proclaiming them revolutionary.

    February 3, 2014

  • laptop.jpg Why 'live to work' mindset wins out in U.S.

    Overwork is not good for productivity. If you're doing physical labor, you get tired. If you're doing customer service, you get cranky. If you're sitting at a desk doing so-called knowledge work, you get stale and unimaginative.

    January 23, 2014 1 Photo