Health and Fitness News

Welcome to the Stars Hollow Gazette‘s Health and Fitness News weekly diary. It will publish on Saturday afternoon and be open for discussion about health related issues including diet, exercise, health and health care issues, as well as, tips on what you can do when there is a medical emergency. Also an opportunity to share and exchange your favorite healthy recipes.

Questions are encouraged and I will answer to the best of my ability. If I can’t, I will try to steer you in the right direction. Naturally, I cannot give individual medical advice for personal health issues. I can give you information about medical conditions and the current treatments available.

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What To Cook

The holidays are fast approaching and we’re all in shopping mode. But, we still have to cook for our families. Here are some easy recipes that will leave you free and please the family.

Roast Sausage and Fennel with Orange

This sheet-pan sausage dinner is here for you when doing a pile of dishes isn’t on your to-do list. Roasting the sausages at a higher temperature helps them achieve the same golden brown color you’d get from searing them in a hot skillet.

Slow Cooker Pork Shoulder with Zesty Basil Sauce

This meltingly tender pork shoulder is the ultimate make-ahead dinner party main. A chimichurri-style fresh basil sauce balances the rich pork with bright zesty flavors.

Cacio e Pepe Pie

This decadent version of spaghetti pie has all the best parts of cacio e pepe (Pecorino! black pepper!) in a hearty, extra-cheesy, baked form.

Slow-Cooker Oatmeal With Apples and Ginger

This warming porridge features oats two ways plus brown rice, millet, or quinoa. Knowing you have a bubbling hot breakfast waiting for you on a chilly morning makes getting out of bed so much easier.

Marbled Pumpkin-Maple Cheesecake Bars

The creamy flavors of cheesecake meet the fall flavors of pumpkin pie in these indulgent bars.

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Too Few Americans Get The HPV Vaccine

Opioids Drive Hep C to More than 2 Million in U.S.

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