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Dec. 14, 2012

How Science Can Keep Your Christmas Tree Merry and Bright

Rick Bates, of Penn State University, shares handy tips for how to care for your Christmas tree.

christmas tree, xmas tree, pine tree, needles, spruce, fir, evergreen, holiday

Nov. 30, 2012

Perhaps Another Reason to Spike That Eggnog?

A perennial holiday mystery: will alcohol kill bacteria in homemade eggnog?

food safety, eggnog, egg nog, salmonella bacteria, food poisoning, eggs, holiday, christmas, alcohol

Dec. 26, 2008

Keep the Holidays Merry - and Safe

Find out how to poison-proof holiday gatherings, and keep the holidays happy.

poison, toxins, holidays

Nov. 30, 2007

Stress

You've survived the big family Thanksgiving get-together -- but now the winter holidays loom on the horizon. In this segment, we'll talk about stress, how it affects your health, and how you can de-stress for the holidays.

stress, mental health

Dec. 26, 2008

Making New Year's Resolutions Stick

Why do people make, keep, and break their New Year's resolutions?

new year, holiday, psychology

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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