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‘Mamie Prayer,‘ oldest woman in New Jersey, dies at 110 years old

‘Mamie Prayer,‘ oldest woman in New Jersey, dies at 110 years old

For the second time in 2017, New Jersey said goodbye to one of the oldest people in the state, the country and the world. Mamie Tarver, affectionately known as “Mamie Prayer,” at her Cranford nursing home at the age 110 years old, according to the . Tarver was born in […]

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Healthy Recipe: Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Healthy Recipe: Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Adopting a healthier lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to give up all your favorite meals. This is particularly true when it comes to making stuffed peppers. Why? Because you can do so many different things with them. This recipe from Independence LIVE’s weekly combines a variety of flavors to create […]

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Report: FBI Morale Down Due to Trump Criticism

Report: FBI Morale Down Due to Trump Criticism

President Donald Trump has reportedly damaged morale among some agents at the FBI because of his criticism of the agency, reported Friday. Earlier this month, Trump tweeted the FBI's "reputation is in tatters — worst in history!" And the agency's new director, Christopher Wray, is reported to be feeling pressure […]

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Severe complications for women during childbirth are skyrocketing — and could often be prevented

Severe complications for women during childbirth are skyrocketing — and could often be prevented

Leah Bahrencu’s kidneys and liver shut down. Samantha Blackwell spent a month in a coma. Cindel Pena suffered heart failure. Heather Lavender lost her uterus. Rebecca Derohanian bled into her brain. Every year in the U.S., nearly 4 million women give birth, the vast majority without anything going amiss for […]

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13 ways to get more antioxidants (and why you need to)

13 ways to get more antioxidants (and why you need to)

Editor‘s note: This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. •  •  • With the holiday season approaching, opportunities abound for food overindulgence and, later, all kinds of resolutions to eat more healthfully. There are many reasons […]

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How to know when holiday drinking is hurting your brain

How to know when holiday drinking is hurting your brain

Editor‘s note: This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. •  •  • For many, the holidays are indeed the most wonderful time of the year. Families and friends come together and enjoy food, good cheer – […]

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You (and most of the millions of holiday travelers you encounter) are washing your hands wrong

You (and most of the millions of holiday travelers you encounter) are washing your hands wrong

Editor‘s note: This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. •  •  • For my fourth-grade science fair project, I tested different soaps to see which ones were the most effective at keeping my hands clean. Now, […]

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Surprise! Dave Chappelle to release a second Netflix special on New Year‘s Eve

Surprise! Dave Chappelle to release a second Netflix special on New Year‘s Eve

Heads up, Dave Chappelle fans. Not one, but two new Chappelle standup specials are now headed to Netflix on New Year‘s Eve. We had already been aware of one special, “Equanimity.” But in a trailer uploaded to YouTube late Friday morning, the streaming giant revealed that Chappelle had also filmed […]

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Trump: Tax Law Repeals ‘Most Hated‘ Obamacare Mandate

Trump: Tax Law Repeals ‘Most Hated‘ Obamacare Mandate

President Donald Trump said Friday that the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul he signed into law terminated "the most hated part of Obamacare" — the individual mandate. Trump took to Remember, the most hated part of ObamaCare is the Individual Mandate, which is being terminated under our just signed Tax Cut […]

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Report: Rand Paul Holding Up Trump DOJ Nominee Over Spy Program

Report: Rand Paul Holding Up Trump DOJ Nominee Over Spy Program

Sen. Rand Paul is holding up the confirmation of a key Trump national security nominee amid concerns about the National Security Agency's controversial surveillance program, according to news reports Friday. The second-term Kentucky Republican is blocking the nomination of John Demers, assistant general counsel for Boeing Co., for assistant attorney […]

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