- By Dana Sparks
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
Will you be flying this holiday season? Airplane ear can make plane travel uncomfortable, so get tips on preventing and treating the condition.
Walking: Trim your waistline, improve your health
Walking can be an ideal low-impact exercise, helping with weight, mood, balance and more. Get tips on how to stay motivated.
Eye exam: Is a laser retina scan worthwhile?
A laser retina scan can complement a traditional eye exam, but it's usually not necessary.
Flu vaccine: Safe for people with egg allergy?
If you're allergic to eggs, you still may be able to receive the flu vaccine.
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HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Want healthier recipes? Swap ingredients!
A simple switch of ingredients can turn fatty family favorites into healthy dishes. Substitute turkey bacon or lean prosciutto for bacon. Replace sour cream with fat-free plain yogurt. Try lean ground turkey or chicken instead of ground beef. And use applesauce or prune puree for half of the called-for butter, shortening or oil in baked goods.
Stress: Outwitting burnout
Too many people asking too much of you? Try these tips for guarding your time and sanity.