If you'd like to get the grease out of your local greasy spoon, here's a cookbook you might want to give to the owners. Published by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, the Healthwise Quantity Cookbook is designed to help cafeterias, restaurants and caterers prepare healthful meals. To get a copy, send $29.95, plus $3 shipping, to CSPI-Healthwise Quantity Cookbook, 1501 16th St., NW, Washington, D.C. 20036.
Pennsylvania and New Jersey residents, you have the dubious distinction of living in two of the five states that have experienced the biggest increase in cases of Lyme disease. Nationwide, there was a 62 percent increase in such cases last year, reports the national Centers for Disease Control. Georgia had the greatest percentage increase, with 715 cases, up from 53 the year before for a 1,249 percent increase. New York had the largest number of cases - 2,916, up from 2,637. Other states in the top five were Connecticut with 754, up from 362; New Jersey with 649, up from 500, and Pennsylvania with 585, up from 306.
When we're talking on the phone to spouses and significant others, our tone of voice changes. Tufts University researchers found that women's voices become higher-pitched, softer and more variable, and that men's voices either become softer and more intimate or more masculine and monotone. The changes are "a sign of affection," the researchers say.