• By Dana Sparks

Monday’s Housecall

April 8, 2013


Social support: Tap this tool to beat stress 
The benefits of supportive personal relationships are less stress and better health. Here's how to get and stay connected.

Special Announcement
Three Imperatives to Transform Health Care in America
John Noseworthy, M.D., president and CEO of Mayo Clinic, will lead a discussion at The National Press Club luncheon Tuesday, April 9th. Dr. Noseworthy will outline three imperatives to create higher quality, patient-centered care at lower costs. Watch here LIVE April 9th — 1 to 2:00 p.m. EDT.

Health Tip of the Week
Coffee with dinner? Make it decaf
That after-dinner cup could be interfering with your sleep. To get a good night's rest, avoid caffeine for eight hours before bedtime. While your body doesn't store caffeine, it takes many hours to eliminate the stimulant from your system.

Expert Answers  
Canola oil: Does it contain toxins?

Vaccines: Keep your child's shots on track
Sleep during pregnancy: Follow these tips
Nasal congestion
Stem cells: What they are and what they do

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