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What is Zika? Zika disease is caused by a virus, which is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected mosquito. People usually don’t get sick enough to go to the hospital, and they very rarely die of Zika. What are the symptoms of Zika virus disease? The most common symptoms of Zika [...]
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Heat stroke is the most severe form of heat illness and is a life-threatening emergency. It occurs when a person’s body temperature rises rapidly but cannot sweat. Sweating is the body’s air conditioning and when the body’s sweating mechanism fails, the body is unable to cool down. The cool down mechanism can fail in extreme [...]
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If you are anything like Melissa Laffey, our outpatient nutritionist at the Saint Peter’s Adult Family Health Center, then you like to grill with sauces. The recipe below is her favorite to enjoy with a lean protein or just eat alone. As you can see, the ingredients for this salsa recipe includes a little bit [...]
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The debate about whether to call it pork roll or Taylor ham is never-ending. It reportedly started during the 1870s in Trenton, where the processed breakfast meat was first created. It was Trentonian John Taylor who created the meat in 1856. Even President Barack Obama mentioned the meat during his speech at the 250th Rutgers University commencement. [...]
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Once you’ve cut up all your vegetables, this recipe will take only 10 minutes to cook. Whether you pair it with pasta, rice or lean beef, salmon or grilled chicken, it’s a healthy warm-weather dish. The instructions for preparing this 149-calorie, low fat, sauté can be found in the recipe section of the Saint Peter’s Better [...]
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