Health

UN cancer agency: 18 million new cancer cases this year

The World Health Organization's cancer research arm estimates there will be about 18 million new cases of cancer globally this year and more than 9 million deaths

Active shooter study: Semi-automatic rifles more deadly
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Active shooter study: Semi-automatic rifles more deadly

New research shows active shooters with semi-automatic rifles wound and kill twice as many people as those using non-automatic weapons

Putin treats China's leader to pancakes, vodka at forum
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Putin treats China's leader to pancakes, vodka at forum

Russian President Vladimir Putin has treated Chinese President Xi Jinping to Russian pancakes in a show of close personal ties between the two leaders

Food

UN says more worldwide going hungry, blames climate change

The United Nations says the number of hungry people in the world is growing and returning to levels from a decade ago, reversing recent trends, in large part due to climate change that is wreaking havoc on crop production in much of the developing world

Opioid patients can now choose marijuana instead
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Opioid patients can now choose marijuana instead

Patients prescribed opioid painkillers in Illinois will soon be able to choose to receive medical cannabis as an alternative treatment.

COOKING ON DEADLINE: Instant Pot Mediterranean Lamb Stew
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COOKING ON DEADLINE: Instant Pot Mediterranean Lamb Stew

COOKING ON DEADLINE: Instant Pot Mediterranean Lamb Stew

A multicooker helps make a deeply flavorful tortilla soup
Food

A multicooker helps make a deeply flavorful tortilla soup

We wanted this light yet deeply flavorful soup to be a celebration of colors, tastes, and textures, overflowing with garnishes and tender shredded chicken, and a multicooker helped

For a nutty, risotto-style dish, reach for the farro
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For a nutty, risotto-style dish, reach for the farro

Italian farrotto is essentially a risotto-style dish made with farro in place of the usual Arborio rice. Although it is made with a similar method, farro's more robust, nutty flavor gives the dish new dimension.

Pan roasting chicken produces moist meat and crisp skin
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Pan roasting chicken produces moist meat and crisp skin

To develop a bone-in chicken breast recipe that produced moist meat, crisp skin, and a quick pan sauce, we turned to pan roasting, where the chicken is browned in a skillet and then slid, skillet and all, into a very hot oven to finish cooking.

Doctors explore lifting barriers to living organ donation
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Doctors explore lifting barriers to living organ donation

Doctors explore lifting barriers to living organ donation and increasing kidney, liver transplants