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Desert Chili

Recipe: Painted desert chili mix in a jar

Posted by Mayo Clinic staff
December 06, 2016

This healthy chili mix makes a great gift and is an excellent way to expose children to a variety of spices, smells and colors. It’s also a great way to teach children healthy food preparation habits (wash hands before beginning), math and measurement.

Resource Center(s): Nutrition

Heart Attack

What should I do if I might be having a heart attack?

Posted by John Haley, M.D.
December 06, 2016

A heart attack is a frightening experience. Fortunately, health care providers are highly trained to provide critical care to assist heart attack patients during their time of need. However, it’s equally important for people everywhere to better recognize the symptoms of a heart attack and to react quickly.

Resource Center(s): Heart Health

Stomach Pain

Steps to prevent norovirus

Posted by Kathleen Frederick, R.N.
December 02, 2016

The end-of-the-year holidays are perfect for family gatherings, shopping excursions and workplace potlucks. These, in turn, can lead to an uninvited guest: norovirus, which causes people to become sick with cramping, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Norovirus is a highly contagious virus.

Resource Center(s): Gastrointestinal Health

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