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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Hay fever Despite its name, hay fever is almost never triggered by hay, and it doesn't cause a fever. In the fall, ragweed pollen is a common hay fever trigger. Weight loss: 6 strategies for success Help make your weight-loss goals a reality with these six [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Flu shot: Your best bet for avoiding influenza The flu can make you miserable and keep you home from work or school. Getting a flu shot is good insurance. Influenza (flu) Initially, the flu may seem like a common cold with a runny nose, sneezing and [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a disorder that can lead to easy or excessive bruising and bleeding. Petechiae Petechiae — round spots that appear on the skin as a result of bleeding underneath — may indicate a number of conditions, ranging from [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

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. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Sleep tips: 7 steps to better sleep Better sleep can be yours! Consider sleep tips for the weary. Slide show: 10 great health foods Add these nutritious foods to the menu and give your diet a healthy boost. EXPERT ANSWERS Ozone air purifiers: Can they improve [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES DASH diet: Tips for shopping and cooking The DASH diet doesn't have to be difficult. These tips can help you shop and cook according to DASH diet principles. Airplane ear Airplane ear, a problem with air pressure in the middle ear, can cause pain and muffled [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Chronic stress puts your health at risk See how constant stress wreaks havoc on your body and mind, and what you can do about it. Stress relievers: Tips to tame stress Stress getting to you? Try these tips to find relief. EXPERT ANSWERS Coughing after quitting [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Slide show: 7 fingernail problems not to ignore Fingernails — See photos of fingernail conditions that warrant medical attention Heat exhaustion: First aid How to recognize and provide first-aid treatment for heat exhaustion EXPERT ANSWERS Pet allergy: Are there hypoallergenic dog breeds? Sleep and weight gain: [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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