- By Jen O'Hara
Housecall: Tips for Choosing Healthier Fast Food Options
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
Fast food: Tips for choosing healthier options
Hungry and crunched for time? Grabbing fast food on occasion can be tempting. Use these five tips to make smart menu choices.
Did you know that dizziness is one of the more common reasons adults visit a doctor? Possible causes include a drop in blood pressure, inner ear problems — and even medication.
Sinus infection and toothache: Any connection?
Sometimes the cause of a toothache isn't a dental problem, but sinus trouble. Here's what to know.
Alzheimer's prevention: Does it exist?
Staying physically and mentally fit could be keys to lowering your risk of Alzheimer's. See what the research says.
HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Herbal supplements: Avoid gimmicks
Some herbal supplements, including products labeled as natural, have drug-like effects that can be dangerous. So it's important to do your homework and investigate potential benefits and side effects of herbal supplements before you buy. And be sure to talk with your doctor, especially if you take medications, have chronic health problems, or are pregnant or breast-feeding.
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.
Nutrition-wise: Sugar challenge: Cut the sweetness for 2 weeks
Can you give up added sugar and artificial sweeteners for a time? Try giving your palate a cleanse with this two-week test.
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