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Healthy cooking! Zucchini and Onion Frittata

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Cooking spray, preferably olive oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1 tsp. finely chopped garlic
8 oz. zucchini, cut into 1/8-inch rounds
4 large eggs
2 large egg whites
2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp. salt
Ground black pepper
1/4 cup fresh basil, cut cross-wise into thin slices
1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

Coat pan heavily with cooking spray and set over medium-high heat. Sauté onion until golden, 3-4 minutes. Mix in garlic and cook 1-2 minutes, until onion is lightly browned. Transfer contents of pan to plate to cool..

Strawberry Cream Pie, oh my!

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Time for more tasty healthy recipies from the American Institue for Cancer Research. Stay cool and Healthy!
Strawberry and Cheese Refrigerator Pie
1 (9-inch) prepared graham cracker piecrust, preferably whole-wheat
4 oz. reduced-fat cream cheese
1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
2 Tbsp. extra-fine sugar
1 tsp. grated lemon zest
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 lb. strawberries
1/2 cup strawberry fruit spread
1 tsp. lemon juice, optional
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

FemiLab: ovarian cancer, headaches, HPV tests, herpes, abortion and more

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We all want to combat ovarian cancer but screening methods are not there yet. From JAMA: Screening with transvaginal ultrasound and CA-125 measurement [a blood test] does not reduce ovarian cancer mortality, according to results from the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial published in JAMA.

FemiLab: Violence and video games and the Supreme Court

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just in time after the Supreme Court ruled it A Ok to sell violent video games to minors, a study that shows more ill effects on children.
Preschoolers who watch violent content or view television before bedtime have more sleep problems, according to a Pediatrics study.

FemiLab: Tilapia with Curry and Orange Rice--eat healthy,live better

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By Dana Jacobi
for the American Institute for Cancer Research
Tilapia with Curry and Orange Rice
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Recipe:
3/4 cup long-grain brown rice
3/4 cup orange juice
1 cup water
3/4 tsp. salt, divided
1/4 cup sliced almonds, preferably toasted
2-4 tsp. mild curry powder
4 tsp. canola oil
4 (4-oz.) tilapia filets
1 navel orange
1/2 cup chopped scallions, green and white parts

FemiLab: drug tests, HIV rates, anti-preterm delivery drug, 3D boobs, and more!

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A heads up before that drug test

Slathering on alcohol-based hand sanitizer often may have one unintended consequence — a positive screen for alcohol use in certain types of tests, a University of Florida study confirmed.

FemiLab: Healthy Friday: Rice Salad with Mango and Black Beans

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Healthy recipes from The American Institute for Cancer Research :
2 cups cooked brown rice (see note)
1 (15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained
3/4 cup diced mango, 1/4-inch cubes
1/2 cup chopped and seeded plum tomato
1/3 cup chopped green onion, white and green parts
Dressing
1/3 cup orange juice
1-2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
1 serrano chile pepper, or 1-2 inch piece jalapeño pepper, coarsely chopped (see note)
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. dried oregano
1 Tbsp. canola oil
Salt and ground black pepper
2-3 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

FemiLab: online STD testing and quick hits on Health

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Get tested for sexually transmitted diseases online @ www.iwantthekit.org
From the originators of the home STD kit, Johns Hopkins:


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