• By Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

December 9, 2013

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
Mediterranean diet: A heart-healthy eating plan
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Exercise-induced asthma
If you cough, wheeze or feel out of breath during or after exercise, it may be more than exertion causing your symptoms.

EXPERT ANSWERS
Asthma-friendly products: Do they help reduce symptoms?
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Cellphones and cancer: What's the risk?
A Mayo Clinic specialist discusses this controversial topic

HEALTHY RECIPES
Rolled ham and Swiss omelet
Breakfast burrito
Banana-oatmeal hot cakes with spiced maple syrup
Strawberry banana milkshake

HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Perfect holiday? Forget about it!
Adding extensive preparations, such as shopping, baking and entertaining, to your usual daily demands can take the joy out of the holidays. Instead, consider scaling back. Focus on the holiday traditions you enjoy most, and skip the rest. Accept imperfections in yourself and in others. Embrace the holiday season with peace and good cheer.

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