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Posted by danasparks, Apr 28, 2014

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Group picture of runners legs in a raceTHIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
5K run: 7-week training schedule for beginners
Doing a 5K run or walk can add a new level of challenge to your exercise program. This training schedule can help you make it to race day.

Sexual health and aging: Keep the passion alive
Sexual health is important at any age. Find out how aging can affect sexuality and what you and your partner can do to adapt.


Kidney donation: Are there long-term risks?
There's little long-term risk for kidney donation, provided you're carefully screened beforehand.

What are the signs and symptoms of ADHD in adults?
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) includes a pattern of inattention and hyperactive-impulsive behavior.

HEALTHY RECIPESVegetable pita pocket sandwich
Fettuccine with Swiss chard and mushrooms
Braised kale with cherry tomatoes
Sesame-crusted tofu
Peach floats

Veggie tip: Vegetable pita pockets
Want a new way to enjoy fresh vegetables? Make your own vegetable pita pockets. In a small bowl, add cauliflower and broccoli florets, sliced green onions, diced tomatoes and cucumbers, and 1 1/2 teaspoons low-fat buttermilk or ranch salad dressing. Cut 1 whole-wheat pita bread in half and fill each half with the vegetable mixture and 1 tablespoon crumbled feta cheese. Warm in the microwave for about 40 seconds.

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Slide show: Add antioxidants to your diet
Gastric bypass surgery
Clinical trials: A chance to try new therapies
Dark circles under eyes


Nutrition-wise: A bright light in the obesity statistics
What factors contributed to the decline in obesity among low-income preschoolers from 2008 through 2011? And what can we learn from this trend?


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