- By Dana Sparks
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
Stress relievers: Tips to tame stress
Stress relievers can help restore calm to your chaotic life. When the pressure gets to be too much, try these tips for quick relief.
My 10-year-old has high cholesterol. How can we manage it?
Getting regular exercise and eating a healthy diet may help children lower their cholesterol.
Can prebiotics help control Crohn's disease?
It's not known whether prebiotics — food for a type of "good" bacteria — can help ease Crohn's disease.
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PLUS ADDITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
Preventing anaphylaxis if you have food allergies
Risks of high cholesterol: Why you need to control it
Breast self-exam for breast awareness
Eat well to control cholesterol
HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Don't let your computer stare you down
Many people blink less than normal when working on a computer, which can lead to dry eyes. To keep your eyes from getting dry, make a conscious effort to blink more often. Blinking produces tears, which can help moisten and lubricate your eyes.
Nutrition-wise: Like adults, children are eating too much salt
A taste for salt develops early. Offering children foods with less salt is a good way to help them eat healthy now and in the future.