Lady Gaga Put A Much-Needed Spotlight On Chronic Pain

  Lady Gaga revealed this week that she’s been living with fibromyalgia, a chronic illness that causes musculoskeletal pain. Shortly after her announcement, she was hospitalized for severe pain and canceled her performance at the Rock in Rio music festival in Brazil. It’s unclear if the singer’s hospitalization was a result of her condition, but it wouldn’t be uncommon: Fibromyalgia’s…

Blueberry Maple Bran Muffins

Before we get started, a few words about the ingredients. I use a combination of whole wheat flour and all-purpose flour to give these muffins a distinct wheat-like flavor and texture — that’s what makes them taste like breakfast instead of dessert. Don’t be tempted to substitute all whole wheat flour or your muffins will…

Strain of the Week: Blueberry Bomb

Strain Highlights Blueberry Bomb is an indica-dominant hybrid created by Palomar Craft Cannabis. This strain is a cross of Blueberry x Afghani and offers semi-weighted physical effects that relax muscles while combating stress and anxiety. The terpene profile is dominated by the scent of fresh blueberries, but underlying notes of orange peel and sweet earth can be present as well. Enjoy…

Pumpkin Pie Pudding

Ingredients 1/2 cup sugar, divided 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 3/4 cups 1% low-fat milk 1 large egg 1/2 cup canned unsweetened pumpkin 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg Cooking spray 1/4 cup chopped walnuts Dash of salt 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream