The 400 Degree Thanksgiving

Recipe creators from Smarter Living tested a theory that you could make the whole Thanksgiving meal on one stove in one day with the oven set to 400 degrees. And, they determined, yes you can.

The result is a video tour through their favorite recipe creations and how to schedule cooking your Thanksgiving meal. To watch these helpful Thanksgiving tips click here: The 400-Degree Thanksgiving”, a magical journey through high jinks and good eating. 

A Thanksgiving meal prepared in one day on one stove and one oven. 

A Thanksgiving meal prepared in one day on one stove and one oven. 

Tearing a knee ligament means arthritis could follow

When Jason Lalli tore his left anterior cruciate ligament at age 26, he thought he would be fine as soon as he had his knee repaired. As a soccer player who competed through college and then on recreational teams, he knew that A.C.L. injuries could be debilitating but also that orthopedists could fix them.

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Spreading Holiday Cheer

South Bay Volunteer opportunities are available for The Beach Cities Holiday Gift Bag Program

South Bay Volunteer opportunities are available for The Beach Cities Holiday Gift Bag Program

The Beach Cities Holiday Gift Bag program, funded by donations, gives more than 250 bags to seniors and adults with disabilities filled with essential supplies like grocery gift cards, calendars, soap, kitchen towels, stamps, crossword puzzles, flashlights, batteries and more! Since 1998, friendly volunteers have enjoyed delivering holiday gift bags and this year they again invite community members and their families to join them in spreading cheer! 

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Exercise and Arthritis

Arthritis pain naturally causes most adults to slow down and limit activity. Not exercising, however, can result in more problems.Understanding how moderate exercise can help arthritis pain and disability is just the beginning. Starting an exercise program is the next step and often the toughest.

This video provides an introduction to starting a safe, effective exercise program. Be sure to talk to your doctor before starting an exercise program, especially if activity is painful for you or you have been sedentary for a long period of time.

This video © American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Many of the images included in this video are courtesy of Thinkstock ©2013.