- By Jen O'Hara
Housecall: After Acute Coronary Syndrome
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
Recovering after acute coronary syndrome
After you've had a heart attack, you may wonder how to get active again, eat right, deal with depression and more. Here's some helpful advice.
Nutrition Facts: A guide to food labels
Use this guide to decipher the new Nutrition Facts label and break the code on healthy eating.
Coconut water: Healthy drink or marketing scam?
Interest in coconut water has skyrocketed. It's promoted as super hydrating, but is it really any better than plain water?
Vitamin B-12 injections for weight loss: Do they work?
A shot that helps you shed pounds sounds appealing, but there's no solid evidence that vitamin B-12 injections work.
HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Too busy to exercise? Get up earlier
Finding time to exercise can be a challenge. If your days and evenings are chockablock, try a morning dose of exercise. Get up 30 minutes earlier twice a week and hop on the treadmill or stationary bike while you listen to the radio or watch the morning news. Or step outside for a brisk walk. Once you've adjusted to early morning workouts, add another day or two to the routine.
Need practical advice on diet and exercise? Want creative solutions for stress and other lifestyle issues? Discover even more healthy lifestyle topics at MayoClinic.org.
Going the distance: When a loved one is critically ill
A serious illness in the family can turn your world upside down. One woman shares her experience following her husband's cancer diagnosis.
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