- By Dana Sparks
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
Women's health: Prevent the top threats
Which health threats loom largest in your life? Find out how to reduce your risk.
Men's health: Prevent the top threats
Find out what you need to know to avoid heart disease, cancer and other major threats to men's health.
Acid reflux and GERD: The same thing?
Acid reflux and GERD are closely related, but the terms aren't necessarily interchangeable.
Fitness ball exercises: Good for my abs?
To add variety and challenge to your workout, try a fitness ball. It can be a great way to tone your abs and core muscles.
HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Include food safety in your Labor Day party plans:
1. Leave food sitting out no longer than two hours.
2. Keep hot foods hot with a buffet server or warming dish. Check the temperature of the food with a food thermometer.
3. Keep cold foods cold. Place the serving dish in a bowl of ice.
4. Choose serving containers carefully. Metal insulates heat and cold better than glass does.
PLUS ADDITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
Teens and sex: Protecting your teen's sexual health
Nutrition-wise: FDA defines 'gluten-free'
A new regulation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration defines the term "gluten-free" and how it may be used on food labels.