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March 2012

How to Make Healthy Choices When Eating Out

  Waitress with food

Whether you eat out once a week or once a month, you can find healthy options on the menu if you know how to look. Find out 6 tips to keep in mind when you're dining out (like what the "danger words" are) to help keep your meal healthy. Read more

 
 

Dancing Into Her Teens

  Ali Wandschneider

When Ali Wandschneider was 3 years old, her mother, Lori, was told that her little girl had just 20 hours to live unless she got a liver transplant. Now a teenager, Ali has formed a great friendship with the surgeon who performed the surgery years ago, Dr. Anthony D'Alessandro. Together, they were in the spotlight performing a combination cha-cha, rumba and salsa at a recent event supporting organ donation awareness. Watch Ali's story

 
 

Cooking Outside the Box: Eggplant Parmesan

When you're thinking healthy meals, eggplant parmesan is probably not at the top of the list. But in this month's Cooking Outside the Box, Chef John helps make it a bit healthier with a few tweaks to the ingredients and preparation. Watch Chef John prepare the dish

 
 

Training Tips for Runners: Rules of the Run

Spring is nearly here and more runners are getting off the treadmill and back outdoors. If you're new to the sport, or maybe just need a refresher, find out the two basic rules that will help keep you safe. Read more

 
 

5 Myths About Colonoscopies

If you're between the ages of 50 and 75, or have a family history of colon cancer, then a colonoscopy may be in your future. If you're dreading the thought of having one, learn 5 common myths and why it might not be as bad as you think. Read more

 
 

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