• By Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

August 19, 2013

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES 
Alzheimer's prevention: Does it exist?
Alzheimer's prevention: which strategies for staying physically and mentally fit may be most effective?

Diagnosing Alzheimer's: How Alzheimer's is diagnosed
How is Alzheimer's diagnosed? Why is it important to get a diagnosis of memory problems?

EXPERT ANSWERS
Tumor vs. cyst: What's the difference?
Tumors and cysts are two distinct entities.

Superslow strength training: Does it work?
Superslow strength training can help you mix up your strength training routine.

HEALTHY RECIPESWoman's feet with red polish having a pedicure
Chipotle-spiced shrimp
Sweet peppers stuffed with scalloped corn
Watermelon-cranberry agua fresca
Zucchini bread
 

HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Take precautions before your mani-pedi
Speak up at the salon. Don't let the nail tech cut your cuticles. Cutting your cuticles can lead to nail infections. Also ask about tool sterilization. Unsterilized tools may transmit viral infections, such as hepatitis B or warts.

PLUS ADDITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
Caregiver depression: Prevention counts
Peptic ulcer
Stress management: Examine your stress reaction
Tummy tuck

NOW BLOGGING
Nutrition-wise: Calling all gardeners — Preserve your harvest
Are you sad to see the end of the gardening season approaching? Do yourself a favor and preserve some of your harvest now to enjoy later.

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