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FemiLab: White Bean Pasta dinner great taste and healthy!

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Too much Too much holiday fatty foods? Give the family a break with a low fat yummy dinner tonight! White Bean Pasta, compliments of the AICR.
This classic Italian dish is easy to prepare and a healthy complement to a variety of dishes, or as a main dish.

FemiLab: Elegant Cheesy Spinach Cakes

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This recipe is perfect for your heart healthy holiday party not to mention only 80 calories per serving. From the American Institute for Cancer Research this recipe is just great to pair with a glass of bubbly and some good friends!
"These spinach cakes offer perfect portion control. You can serve them as a tasty appetizer, along with cucumber slices and celery sticks topped with hummus. They also work well as a delectable side dish paired with a serving of wild or brown rice and a nice Asian-style stir fry main dish. Or, they also go well with roasted chicken."

Ginger Ade for your Health

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Ginger-Ade
By Dana Jacobi
I grew up drinking "gingerade," my mother's name for water and fresh ginger boiled together and then left to steep like tea. During the holidays, while the grown-ups relaxed over cocktails, my cousins and I had our own sparkling drink, super-strong, sweetened gingerade on the rocks, garnished with an orange slice and a naughty, neon maraschino cherry. When we were sick or simply feeling chilled, my mother served it to us in a mug, steaming hot and sweetened with honey.

FemiLab: Circumcise that boy and call us in the morning; STD's in women over 40, HRT and dementia, and more!

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Johns Hopkins infectious disease experts say the medical benefits for male circumcision are clear… [from the ] last decade of medical evidence that the procedure can substantially protect men and their female partners from certain sexually transmitted infections.

FemiLab: Mammograms save lives!; worry and IVF;new tx for chronic constipation and more!

ACOG Endorses Annual Mammograms for Women in Their 40s

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists now recommends annual mammography in women who are 40 years and older. Previously, they had recommended screening every 1 to 2 years for women in their 40s and annual screening beginning at age 50.

Half of Turkish doctors force young girls legs apart to inspect her virginity status

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In the world of political correctness FemiSex is often asked not to single out the Muslim culture for sexist behaviours. Even BlogHer –a women’s publishing network—has restricted our message on this issue. But injustice can only be corrected with free speech and speech is not defamatory if it is true (or opinion)….thus…we offer this from a recent JAMA study: In Turkey, doctors have been asked by schools and state institutions to verify a female's virginity-with nearly half of Turkish physicians in a survey saying they have performed such examinations.

FemiLab: eat right live better look sexier

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Herbed Italian White Beans
4 tsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. garlic, crushed, or to taste
1/4 tsp. dried sage
1 (14-oz.) can cannellini beans (Italian white beans), drained
2 medium tomatoes, chopped (2 cups chopped canned plum tomatoes may be substituted)
Salt and pepper to taste
2 Tbsp. fresh basil, shredded
2 tsp. red wine vinegar or to taste

Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and sage. Sauté about 2 minutes.

Add drained beans and tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Stir gently to combine. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer about 10 minutes.

FemiLab: telemedical abortions safe; take it off, keep it off, what works and more

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Reproductive telemedicine for medication abortion safe.
Allowing women to obtain medication abortion services via telemedicine is equally effective and acceptable to patients as receiving the drugs during a face-to-face office visit, according to a study published in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology


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