Dana Sparks (@danasparks) published a blog post · August 5th, 2013
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
DASH diet: Tips for shopping and cooking
The DASH diet doesn't have to be difficult. These tips can help you shop and cook according to DASH diet principles.
Airplane ear, a problem with air pressure in the middle ear, can cause pain and muffled hearing. It usually can be treated with self-care techniques.
Dry Mouth treatment: Tips for controlling dry mouth
If you have a frequently dry mouth, try these tips to get some relief.
Cellulitis: How to prevent recurrent episodes
Learn to treat and prevent recurrent cellulitis.
HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Office work: Don't take it sitting down!
Finding time to exercise can be a challenge for anyone with a busy schedule. Why not work out while you're at work? Here are five ways to make office exercise part of your routine: 1. Walk or bike to work, get off the bus a few blocks early or park farther from the door. 2. Look for opportunities to stand. Try a standing desk, or improvise with a high table or counter. 3. Trade your office chair for a fitness ball. 4. Organize a lunchtime walking group. 5. Conduct walking meetings.
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.