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They've only got one life to live - and they want to live it in the healthiest way. Daytime's hottest soap stars boldly go into the No-Embarrassment Zone to reveal their personal health questions. Here, Alison Sweeney, star of Days of Our Lives, asks about seasonal allergies. Ask Dr. Oz Soap Edition: Alison Sweeney
Nails are more than simple protective coverings for sensitive fingers and toes. Your nails are living, growing parts of your body, and as such, they can get sick just like the rest of your body. Infections of the nails and the surrounding skin can result from injury, ingrown nails, split and separated nails and other more serious conditions. How to Treat a Nail Infection"
Avocados for Heart Health If you are looking for a tasty food that can help lower cholesterol, regulate blood pressure, and protect against heart disease and stroke, reach for an avocado. This versatile fruit (botanically, it's actually a large berry), can be used in everything from guacamole to ice cream to soup. It's a good source of vitamin K, dietary fiber, potassium and folate. While avocados are very low in sodium and cholesterol-free, don't overdo it, as they do contain fat, albeit the heart-healthy, monounsaturated kind. This time of year the Bacon, Fuerto and Zutano varieties are ready to eat - if you buy one that's hard, you can speed up the ripening process by placing it in a paper bag for a few days. Avocados for Heart Health
5 Cholesterol Diet Tips Yesterday's Daily Tip discussed HDL and LDL levels; today we discuss food choices and cholesterol. For people battling high cholesterol, choosing meals wisely can be a challenge, but it is essential. 5 Cholesterol Diet Tips
You can use this self-administered test as an initial screen for yourself or your child and to find out if an audiologic (hearing) evaluation is needed. Does my child have a hearing loss that needs to be evaluated by a professional? If you observe any of the following behaviors or symptoms of hearing loss, you should consider having your child’s hearing evaluated further by a certified audiologist: Your child is inconsistently responding to sound.Language and speech development is delayed.Speech is unclear.Volume is turned up high on electronic equipment (radio, TV, CD player, etc.).Your child does not follow directions.Your child often says, "Huh?"Your child does not respond when called. Hearing Self-Test