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Have You Seen This? Sweet potatoes and yams are not the same thing

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 3:01pm

It turns out that one popular Turkey Day dish is more than a little controversial.

Fast food farce: When your sandwich doesn't look as advertised

Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 10:36pm

When you order fast food, how many times has that burger or burrito actually looked like the advertisement? KSL Investigator Mike Headrick goes on a fast-food run to find out if what you see is what you get and learns the tricks of fast-food styling.

Help! How to lower Thanksgiving stress

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 8:53pm

What to do when you feel the stress level starting to rise?

Quiz: Thanksgiving leftovers: Eat it or chuck it?

Nadia Kounang, CNN and Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 12:45pm

Here's the eat-it-or-chuck-it guide to your slightly suspect leftovers, based on advice from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Great Black Friday deals for online shoppers

Debbie Dujanovic  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 10:35pm

Black Friday-adverse? KSL Investigators have put document searches on hold in favor of holiday shopping. Debbie Dujanovic got a sneak peek at Black Friday ads to see if you can get the same great deals from the safety of your sofa.

Where Thanksgiving calories hide — and how to burn them off

Carina Storrs and Viola Lanier, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 8:52pm

When you sit down to a traditional Thanksgiving meal, the cards will be stacked against your diet. Those favorite dishes are just so high in calories — hello, stuffing and sweet potato casserole! — and there are just so many of them, it can seem impossible not to splurge.

Local clinic banking blood for dogs across the country

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 10:40pm

Advanced Veterinary Care is one of many locations for animal medicine and emergency animal medicine in the Salt Lake Valley — but it's the only canine blood bank in the state, and one of just six locations in the United States.

Not buying a home was my smartest financial move

Heather Long, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 11:57am

Theresa King of Illinois knows lots of young people who dream of owning their own home. It's ingrained in the American psyche, like turkey on Thanksgiving.

Stop dreading family parties

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 7:35am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim gives the tools you need to get a more positive mindset before your family holiday gatherings.

Woman loses 200 pounds to pursue the 'heart of a warrior'

Ana Johnson, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 8:32pm

Sitting on a plane and not being able to buckle her seat belt — that was the moment Joanna Pearson decided she would do whatever it took to lose weight.

Talking to your teen about makeup

Alicia Walters, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 7:29pm

Have a daughter who thinks she's ready to wear makeup, but you don't want to send her to school looking like an eye shadow palette exploded on her face? Consider these 5 points as you help her through this fun transition.

Have You Seen This? In-N-Out menu hacks

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 2:28pm

For those who love In-N-Out, thanks to this video, it just got a lot better.

How to avoid dangerous relationships

Tamara Neal, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Nov 18th - 8:35pm

As an emergency communication technician, for Baltimore County 911, "hurry up, he has a gun," while simultaneously hearing shots being fired, was a common call. I regularly found myself the only help for victims as they bore the brunt of some of horrific domestic violence.

Kenya named world's most dangerous place to be pregnant

Robyn Kriel, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 17th - 8:31pm

About 38 mothers die in childbirth in Mandera County, Kenya for every 1,000 live births, according to the United Nations — two to three women a day.

Coffee could literally be a lifesaver

Carina Storrs, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Nov 17th - 11:24am

Throughout the ages, coffee has been called a virtue and a vice for our health. The latest study comes down in favor of virtue: It says that drinking coffee, whether regular or decaf, could reduce the risk of death.

Things in the world aren't as bad as you think

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 16th - 6:59am

"There are so many serious problems in our community and the world. Watching the news about puts me over the edge." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim gives some proof that the world isn't going down the drain. She explains how you can have less stress and fear,

Obesity still rising among US adults; women overtake men

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 13th - 8:55pm

Obesity is still rising among American adults, despite more than a decade of public-awareness campaigns and other efforts to get people to watch their weight, and women have now overtaken men in the obese category, new government research shows.

No empty nest: Young women live with parents like it's 1940

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 13th - 7:33pm

The percentage of young women living at home with parents or relatives has risen to its highest level since 1940. More millennial women are putting off marriage and attending college, and they face high living expenses.

Dieters don't have to banish junk food and soda, study suggests

Carina Storrs, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 12th - 8:31pm

People might not have to swear off junk food and soda to lose weight, according to a study.

Joe's Crab Shack tests 'no-tipping' policy

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Nov 12th - 9:01am

Joe's Crab Shack has begun testing a no-tipping policy at 18 of its 130 locations across the U.S. — making it the first major chain to do so.