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Posted by Dana Sparks (@danasparks) · Mon, Jan 13 at 3:49pm EST

Monday's Housecall

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
Wrinkle creams: Your guide to younger looking skin
Do over-the-counter wrinkle creams really reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles?

Stress relief from laughter? It's no joke
Laughter is powerful stress-relief medicine. Discover how to fire up your sense of humor.

EXPERT ANSWERS
Ministroke vs. regular stroke: What's the difference?
The term "ministroke" typically refers to a transient ischemic attack.

Self-care for the flu
Learn how to take care of yourself at home when you have the flu.

HEALTHY RECIPES
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Grilled turkey burger
Salad greens with pears, fennel and walnuts
Rhubarb pecan muffins

HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Exercise: Designate an easy day
Starting a fitness program? Don't get carried away. Working out too intensely or too often boosts your chances of injury and burnout. Remember to alternate hard workouts with easier ones. And plan time between sessions for your body to rest and recover.

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