Here are the top 5 health news stories for the week.

* 9 Fast Fixes for Instant Energy *

Little lifestyle or diet tweaks -- like the size of your Starbucks order or what you music is on your iPod -- can help bring you out of a slump.

Go here for the complete news story: http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/44109510/ns/today-today_health/#.TlJdEV03sX0

* A Family's Guide to Healthy Food Substitutes *

I'm always on the lookout for smart substitutions for parents, where simply replacing one thing with another can make life better, healthier, or safer.

Go here for the complete news story: http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/08/22/parenting.healthy.food/index.html?h...

* Why Supermoms Should Chill*

Trying to have it all could be bad for your mental health, according to a new study that finds that "supermoms" have higher rates of depression compared with working moms who let things slide.

Go here for the complete news story: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2011/08/22/why-supermoms-should-chill/

* How Your Health Could Be Going Straight To Your Head *

We won't name names, but certain major organs -- ahem, the heart, liver and kidneys -- seem to have been hogging the research spotlight when it comes to how they're affected by diet and overall health.

Go here for the complete news story: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/21/diet-affects-brain_n_930404.html

* Married Women, Divorced Men Gain Weight*

New research suggests marriage and divorce can lead to significant, often unhealthy weight gain.

Go here for the complete news story: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/w_RelationshipNews/marriage-divorce-lead-ri...

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