Posted by Dana Sparks (@danasparks) · Jun 30, 2014
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
Job burnout: How to spot it and take action
Discover if you're at risk of job burnout — and what you can do when your job begins to affect your health and happiness.
Stress symptoms: Effects on your body and behavior
You may blame illness for that nagging headache, but stress may be the culprit. Learn how stress symptoms can affect you and how to manage them.
This bone marrow disorder disrupts your body's normal production of blood cells. Discover the signs, causes, treatments and how to cope.
Heat and exercise: Keeping cool in hot weather
Exercising in hot weather puts extra stress on your body. Here are some precautions you can take to prevent heat-related illnesses.
Nail ridges: Cause for concern?
Vertical nail ridges are common and often become more prominent with age.
Carpal tunnel exercises: Can they relieve symptoms?
Carpal tunnel exercises may be helpful, but not if used alone.
Walking: Is it enough for weight loss?
Walking may help with weight loss, depending how long and intensely you walk and what your diet is like.
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HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Treat mosquito bites
Bitten by one of those pesky little bloodsuckers? Don't scratch. Apply a hydrocortisone cream, calamine lotion or a paste. To make a paste, take about 1 teaspoon (about 5 milliliters) of water and mix with an equal volume of dry meat tenderizer. Apply several times a day until your symptoms subside. A cold pack or baggie filled with crushed ice may help, too.
Nutrition-wise: Eating for eye health
Carrots aren't the only food that helps protect vision and prevent eye diseases. See what else to eat for eye health.