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15+ Spooky, Fun Halloween Treats

Here are some of our favorite treats for Halloween–some of them are even healthy to balance to heavy sugar intake! 1. Mini Caramel Apples Your kids will love eating fruit when you make these caramel- and candy-dipped mini apples. They’re bite-sized and fun to make. It is so easy that 2 of our teen contributors made them all […]

Get on the Ball: Schedule Your Mammogram

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. Regular screenings for breast cancer are so important because it’s been shown time and time again that regular screening for breast cancer with a mammogram and a breast self-exam reduces the risk of dying from breast cancer by catching the cancer early, […]

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus: 7 Things You Should Know

EEEV is making headlines. That’s Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus. The CDC documents an average of 7 cases per year, but this year, there are about 30 nationwide. According to the latest reports, nine people have died. Check with your local health department for statistics in your area. What you need to know: 1. The virus is transmitted through mosquitoes. […]

Halloween Pumpkin Cheese Dip

Here’s a fun way to serve your favorite cheese dip on Halloween. While you’re carving away your jack o’lanterns, hollow out one more and fill it with cheese dip. Cut Halloween shapes like bats or pumpkins into bread and toast. Or simply serve with french baguettes, tortilla chips or corn chips. Two of our favorite dips […]

Ghostly Gooey Halloween Smores

Ok, so it’s not the healthiest of snacks but it sure is the cutest. It is Halloween after all. I came across this idea after seeing it at a store and I decided I could make this at a fraction of the cost they were selling it. I am taking it to a Halloween party for […]

How to Do a Breast Self-Exam

Also read: What You Need to Know About Mammograms The fact is, experts don’t agree on whether or not we should recommend self breast exams. The evidence doesn’t support or deny its effectiveness. For what it is worth, as a woman, a physician, a friend, and a sister, my feeling is this … why not? If […]

What You Need to Know About Mammograms

Originally posted on October 1, 2015 by Dr. Laura Klein, breast surgeon and Medical Director of The Valley Hospital Breast Center Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. Regular screenings for breast cancer are so important because it’s been shown time and time again that regular screening for breast […]

Puffed Barley Pistachio Apple Bars with Chia Seeds

Here’s a yummy, gluten-free snack from myrecipes.com that will fill you up when you’re on the go. Ingredients 1/3 cup cashew butter 1/3 cup honey 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 cups puffed barley cereal 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1/4 cup finely chopped dried apple* 1/4 cup […]
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