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Tips for managing menopause during the holidays


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The holiday season offers us a chance to reflect on the past year and share good tidings with those we love. Of course, between last-minute gift shopping, traveling near and far, and the seemingly endless supply of calorie-rich food, this time of year also can be a bit overwhelming. And that seasonal stress is even more acute for women going through menopause.


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Breathe Easier

Introducing a new Lung Cancer Screening Program


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The UConn Health Center has expanded its war on lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., through a new screening program that can detect problems at an early stage and lead to potentially lifesaving treatment.


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Your Best Shot

Flu shot facts and myths and your vaccination options


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The formula for the seasonal flu vaccine is based on best guesses as to which strains of the virus are most likely to cause problems this year. But even if it’s not an exact match for what’s going around, it’s still better than not getting anything. That goes for all versions of the vaccine, of which there are a number available this flu season.


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Pork Tenderloin & Parmesan Spinach

A hearty seasonal dish for the whole family


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The holidays provide a great excuse to gather family and close friends to enjoy a group meal. For your next seasonal dinner party, treat your guests to succulent pork tenderloin marinated in Italian dressing paired with a side of spinach sprinkled with fat-free Parmesan cheese and pine nuts.

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