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What You Need to Know About the Spike In Mumps Outbreaks

1200-mumps-virus.jpg You don't hear about people getting mumps very often in the U.S. anymore, which is largely due to the mumps vaccine that became available in 1967, and that since 1971 has been part of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine. Since then, the number of cases per year has sharply declined since most children get two doses of the vaccine, first between 12 and 15 months and then again between ages 4 and 6. There are, however, isolated spikes every now and then.

Double Chocolate Mocha Muffins

These sweet treats are less than 200 calories each. They also freeze well for when you need a quick coffee fix and you're in a rush to grab a bite to eat.

Get the recipe: Double Chocolate Mocha Muffins

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Black Bean Coffee Chili

This chili is a satisfying vegetarian meal you can pair with corn tortillas for delicious enchiladas, a perfect twist on a classic chili. Not only does it have richness and antioxidants thanks to the coffee, it also contains cocoa for some extra goodness. Coffee and chocolate for lunch? This dietitian says !

Get the recipe: Black Bean Coffee Chili

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