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Posted by Dana Sparks (@danasparks) · Mon, Apr 28 at 4:45pm EST

Monday's Housecall

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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.

 

EXPERT ANSWERS
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

HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
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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