- By Dana Sparks
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
Mediterranean diet: A heart-healthy eating plan
This diet is a heart-healthy eating plan that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts and seeds, and healthy fats.
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Asthma-friendly products: Do they help reduce symptoms?
Evaluate the claims of asthma-friendly products before you spend your money.
Cellphones and cancer: What's the risk?
A Mayo Clinic specialist discusses this controversial topic
HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Perfect holiday? Forget about it!
Adding extensive preparations, such as shopping, baking and entertaining, to your usual daily demands can take the joy out of the holidays. Instead, consider scaling back. Focus on the holiday traditions you enjoy most, and skip the rest. Accept imperfections in yourself and in others. Embrace the holiday season with peace and good cheer.
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Nutrition-wise: Holiday food safety tips
Bone up on food safety to ensure that your holiday celebrations don't go awry.