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Started by Dana Sparks (@danasparks) · Mon, Jan 27 at 6:04pm EDT

Monday's Housecall

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
Humidifiers: Air moisture eases skin, breathing symptoms
Find out why you may need a humidifier, and get cleaning and safety tips.

Anger management: 10 tips to tame your temper
Anger is a normal and even healthy emotion — but it's important to deal with it in a positive way. Get your anger under control with these 10 tips.

EXPERT ANSWERS
Superslow strength training: Does it work?
This method of lifting weights slowly can help you mix up your strength training routine.

Sitting risks: How harmful is too much sitting?
Sitting for extended periods — such as in front of the TV or at a desk — appears to increase the risk of some health issues.

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Veggie pizza
Chicken brats
Potato salad
Carrot cake

HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Have you had a good laugh today?
Humor is a great way to relieve stress. Laughter releases endorphins, natural substances that help you feel better and maintain a positive attitude. Go ahead. Give it a try. Hang funny photos or comic strips in your work space. Make it a habit to spend time with friends who make you laugh. Who knows? Laugh and the world might laugh with you.

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Stress: Sleep deprivation is more than a nuisance
Most adults get less sleep than their grandparents did. The effects can be devastating, from poor work performance to automobile accidents.

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