Nostalgic as the ice cream truck jingle sounds, the high sugar, high-fat treats it dishes up aren’t the best way to keep cool in fiftysomething years. Smarter strategies for “chilling out” call for lighter, nutrient-packed frozen and liquid treats that don’t pile on the pounds or aggravate good health.
One Florida octogenarian has been getting Pap tests pretty much ever since doctors started using the cervical cancer screening tool in the 1940s, and, her daughter says, she never plans to stop. Yet the American Cancer Society and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force advise against this screening for women older than 65 who are “low-risk” (those who’ve had a series of normal Pap tests and are in a stable relationship).
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Sometimes foods we love land in the nutritional “dog house” because of a negative news story. And then it doesn’t matter what health experts say, or what new research comes to light. In our minds we come to think of these foods as unhealthy choices. Take these five much-maligned foods. Experts now agree: eating these …
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