Spinach has been made famous by the rough-around-the-edges Popeye the Sailor Man. So much so, that we often forget about his counterpart “Olive Oyl.” Let’s take a moment to shine the spotlight back on olives. After all, behind every strong man, there is a great woman.
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Dear Savvy Senior: What resources can you recommend for researching hospitals? I need to get a knee replacement next year, and want to find a good, safe hospital to have it done in. —Shopping Around
Merely on the whim of a friend’s suggestion timed neatly on a Sunday afternoon devoid of Green Bay Packer football, I went to a meditation class. Like, whatever.
The Vegas Valley Book Festival, which kicks off its 13th edition Thursday in downtown Las Vegas and at the Clark County Library is a three-day celebration of the written, spoken and illustrated word.
The Vegas Valley Book Festival is scheduled to include participation by more than 165 authors, with more than 100 separate events, including panel discussions, readings, book signings, art exhibitions, spoken word performances and author presentations.
Visitors to Flagstaff, Ariz., can learn about native cultures at the Museum of Northern Arizona and see glimpses of the region’s fascinating past on scenic side trips to three nearby national monuments.
Master Chef Gustav Mauler recently hosted an evening of fine wines, artisan cheeses and a buffet of culinary delights at his popular Spiedini Italian Ristorante at JW Marriott to benefit Catholic Charities.
We’re more than a month out from the Nov. 15 launch of Nevada Health Link 2.0. Still, given the first go-round’s disastrous results, it’s worth looking in now on how advance prep work is going for the new rollout.
Health insurance is one of the most important purchases you’ll ever make. And because the time to buy is right around the corner, we’re here to help you brush up on the basics.
Patients in pain worry they might have trouble filling their prescriptions because of the new federal rules for painkillers.
Stepped up efforts by the U.S. to halt the spread of the Ebola virus will start at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday, where teams armed with thermal guns and questionnaires will screen travelers from West African countries hit hardest by the outbreak.
The lavish pool, complete with swim-up bar, borders the patio of a master bedroom retreat. It’s a serene space, great for a morning cup of coffee or an evening view of the valley. Inside, a projector flashing an old film casts its imagery onto a wall of water.
Q: I have a wooden entry door with a locking handle, but no deadbolt. I want to install one to make the door more secure. How do I do this?
Q: I planted radish seeds in 8-inch- deep planters using a commercial brand of potting soil. After 10 days they grew about 3 inches and fell over. I’ve planted two different times and got the same results. What am I doing wrong?
“Our lives are not in the lap of the gods, but in the lap of our cooks.” — Lin Yutang (1895-1976), Chinese writer and inventor, on food and medicine, “The Importance of Living” (1937).
Are you missing your regular dose of DIY adventures while the Petersiks of the blog Young House Love take a break? Try something new to read with your morning espresso or midafternoon snack break. Here are some suggestions readers sent me after a Twitter call-out.
I grew up sleeping in an antique iron bed. My parents still have it and use it in a guest room. Its style is way too “antique-y” for my taste. Perhaps this is why metal beds haven’t been on my design radar for years.
George Nakashima created a special type of modern furniture sometimes called “free-edge.” He designed very simple legs and other furniture parts and created the famous tables topped by a slab of wood with original edges that often include the tree’s bark. Parts of the top were held together with butterfly joints.
Ralph Mathieu is owner of Alternate Reality Comics, one of the most popular shops in Las Vegas. Nestled in a plaza across the street from UNLV’s campus, Alternate Reality has been a go-to haunt for comics enthusiasts for more than a decade.
As a military chaplain for the Nevada National Guard, Maj. Harold Woomer Jr. has learned there are no certainties when it comes to how soldiers are going to react to the cross on his uniform, especially in wartime.
Yom Kippur marks a period of reflection and repentance, local rabbis say. “It’s a day God forgives us,” says Rabbi Shea Harlig, director of Chabad of Southern Nevada, a hub of Jewish education and outreach in the valley. “We regret what we’ve done and we resolve never to do it again.”
Advances in knowledge and technology have made the less-invasive lumpectomy a more attractive course of treatment for those in the earliest stage of breast cancer.