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Posted by Dana Sparks (@danasparks) · Mon, Mar 24 at 2:53pm EDT

Monday's Housecall

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
Weight loss: Feel full on fewer calories
Working on weight loss? Find out how to put the concept of energy density to work for you.

Cancer risk: What the numbers mean
Find out how to interpret the latest news about cancer risk. This can help you put your own risk into perspective.

EXPERT ANSWERS
Tetanus shots: Is it risky to receive 'extra' boosters?
For adults, tetanus shots are recommended every 10 years, but learn when an extra booster may be OK.

Coffee and health: What does the research say?
Has coffee gotten a bum rap? Can it be part of a healthy diet?Woman holding cup of coffee with both hands and eyes closed.

HEALTHY RECIPES
Ham, pineapple and asparagus crepes
Mango tango salad
Quiche
Mixed bean salad

HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Reduce tension through muscle relaxation
Progressive muscle relaxation can reduce muscle tension from stress. First, find a quiet place free from interruption. Tense each muscle group for at least five seconds and then relax for up to 30 seconds. Repeat before moving to the next muscle group. Practice this technique any time you feel stress.

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