- By Dana Sparks
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
Skin care: 5 tips for healthy skin
Despite winter weather, get younger, healthier looking skin with these simple tips.
DASH diet: Healthy eating to lower your blood pressure
The DASH diet may help prevent hypertension, cancer and more. See how it focuses on portion size and getting the right amount of nutrients.
Electronic cigarettes: A safe way to light up?
Although makers of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) say they're safe, experts warn of health risks.
Exercise and illness: Work out with a cold?
Depending on your symptoms, exercising with a cold is usually OK, but take it easy.
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HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Try these veggie inspirations
Tired of the same old vegetables? Try grilling them. Brush cherry tomatoes, button mushrooms, zucchini slices, red onions and bell peppers with Italian dressing. Place onto skewers and grill over medium heat, turning often, until the vegetables are tender, about 5 to 8 minutes. Serve as a side dish or over brown rice or whole-wheat pasta with a light sauce.
Nutrition-wise: Deciphering dates on food packages
You may be surprised to hear that dates on food packages are meant to speak to the grocer more so than you.