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Midlife Matters
Thursday, May 21, 2009
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
Everyone seems to be buzzing about salt lately (including yours truly). I happened to order take-out last night and each bite of the grilled lemon chicken I chose was like eating a mountain of salt. The chef was definitely salt-happy, that's for sure. Here's something interesting - and quite shocking - you might want to know about the saltiest food in America. No, it wasn't my take-out chicken: according to Eat This, Not That! the winner is ...
Midlife Matters
Thursday, May 21, 2009
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
Every day, there's more bad news about the swine flu. My sister, who works at a school, told me yesterday that her school was the first on Long Island to be closed. (She enjoyed a healthy day off, needless to say). Many more will follow, no doubt. It makes me wonder when the spread of this flu will all be contained and no longer pose a threat.
Wellness in Practice
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
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authored by: Kristen Mucci-Mosier
This past weekend I ran the 5k Sun Run, an event put together by the Melissa K. Bambino Melanoma Foundation, which was established by the friends and family of Melissa Bambino, who lost her life to Melanoma at the age of 29. In its fifth year, the race promotes sun safety as well as the importance of an annual skin exam, with the proceeds donated to Melanoma research and awareness. Did you know that skin cancer could be lethal? If you're a Grey's Anatomy fan, this same message has been driven...
Real Women, Real Stories
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
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Laurie R.My name is Laurie S. Rozgonyi. I'm a 52-year-old cervical cancer survivor. In May 2003, I had an abnormal pap smear. The doctors took a scraping and told me I had precancerous cells. They decided to do a Pap test every three months to keep an eye on the situation. I had had the last one in October 2003, and on December 8, 2003, I was taking a bath when I noticed I was bleeding.
Midlife Matters
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
I'm the type who'd rather eat something sweet than salty or sour. Rather than reach for the potato chips, I'll reach for the candy. Give me a big bowl of ice cream or a slice of cheesecake for dinner, and I'll be happy...I'll never miss that piece of fish or broccoli.(Of course, my conscience gets in the way, but that doesn't mean it's not my dream meal.)But once I found this website, "sweet" took on a whole new meaning.

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