For Seniors: You Can Beat the Heat

For Seniors: You Can Beat the Heat

After age 65, your body can't adjust to changes in air temperature -- especially heat -- as quickly as it did when you were younger. That puts you at risk for heat-related illnesses.

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Health Tip of the Day

Moist Chicken

Before frying skinless chicken breasts, nutrition experts recommend coating them with flour, cornstarch, breadcrumbs or spices. This procedure will seal in the juices and prevent the meat from drying out when it's cooked.