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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
Measles cases in the U.S. are at a 20-year high, according to the CDC. Be sure you and your loved ones are up to date with your vaccines.
Cholesterol medications: When diet and exercise aren't enough
If you can't control your cholesterol with lifestyle changes, medication can help.
If you have hearing loss, you don't have to live in a world of muted, less distinct sounds. Learn the symptoms, treatments and ways to cope.
Lung nodules: Can they be cancerous?
Most lung nodules are noncancerous, but some may represent early-stage lung cancer.
Low testosterone treatment: What are the options?
Choosing a specific testosterone therapy depends on your preference, the side effects and the cost.
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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: Get sandwich savvy with these tasty tips
The sandwich can be the foundation of the perfect meal — when you make it with these tips in mind.