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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Sunburn Although the temperature is rising, making sunburn more likely, you can still get burned on cool or cloudy days. Find out which remedies really work. Understand food labels to avoid allergic reactions Perhaps you or a family member has a food allergy, or you're cooking [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Tai chi: A gentle way to fight stress The gentle movements of tai chi reduce stress and offer other health benefits. Back pain at work: Preventing pain and injury Whether it's dull or sharp, back pain can make it hard to concentrate on your job. Learn [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Lyme disease Grassy and heavily wooded areas can be home to ticks, which can carry Lyme disease. Get tips on prevention and how to spot the telltale signs. Tips for dining in or out safely when you have food allergies Preparing meals carefully is vital when [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Dust mite allergy Does dusting make you sneeze or have a runny nose? Learn the symptoms and treatments of a dust mite allergy and find ways to cope. Aerobic exercise: Top 10 reasons to get physical Need inspiration to work out? Consider the top 10 benefits [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Skin care: 5 tips for healthy skin Skin care gimmicks abound — but don't fall for the hype. Learn how to get younger, healthier looking skin. Organic foods: Are they safer? More nutritious? Understand the differences between organic food and traditionally grown food when it comes [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Oral health: Brush up on dental care basics Your smile depends on simple dental care habits, such as brushing and flossing. But are you using the right techniques? Exercise: 7 benefits of regular physical activity Exercise can improve your mood, stamina and sex life. How many [...]

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Food Allergies

In this Medical Edge segment we hear about a new test for food alleries, developed at Mayo Clinic. To listen, click the link below. Food Allergies

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Peanut and Other Food Allergies

This week Dr. Richard Besser at ABC News conducted a Twitter Chat about food allergies. For instance, according to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, twice as many children as adults are diagnosed with peanut  allergies and only 20 percent of them outgrow peanut sensitivities. Dr. Adela Taylor, an allergist at [...]

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