STIs and Relationships: What a Diagnosis Really Means

STIs and Relationships: What a Diagnosis Really Means

(BPT) – Please see IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION ABOUT VEREGEN® (sinecatechins) Ointment, 15% below. Embarrassment. Panic. Regret. These are just some of the reactions the phrase ‘sexually transmitted infection’ (STI) can conjure. If you’re diagnosed with an STI while in a relationship, you may also wonder ‘Is my partner infected?,’ ‘Can I infect my partner?’ and […] Read more
Feeling fatigued? 3 ways women can boost iron intake

Feeling fatigued? 3 ways women can boost iron intake

(BPT) – If you're a woman who feels like you’re constantly fighting fatigue, there could be a physical reason for that sluggishness. In the US, 1 in 10 women, between 12 and 49 years old, are dealing with the results of low iron, according to the Centers for Disease Control, and that can easily lead […] Read more
Stopping at Nothing: A 69-Year-Old BMX Racer Overcomes Her Joint Pain

Stopping at Nothing: A 69-Year-Old BMX Racer Overcomes Her Joint Pain

(BPT) – Ever since her 20s, Kittie Weston-Knauer had experienced osteoarthritis (OA) pain in her hips and knees, but it never stopped her from staying active. In her 40s, she even picked up a new, exciting hobby: BMX, or bicycle motocross racing. Gradually though, despite her active lifestyle, the joint pain increased to the point […] Read more
Find Medicare Confusing? Start Here

Find Medicare Confusing? Start Here

(BPT) – Navigating Medicare can be challenging. In fact, according to a 2017 UnitedHealthcare survey, nearly 40 percent of Medicare beneficiaries find the program confusing. Learning the basics can help you cut through the confusion and make an informed decision about which coverage option may be the right fit for you. Here's a quick guide […] Read more
Upping your laundry room’s wow factor

Upping your laundry room’s wow factor

(BPT) – Doing the laundry is no longer relegated to dark, musty basements where no one cares to go. Thanks to modern technology, great design and access to innovative ideas online, laundry rooms have moved upstairs and come into their own. In fact, laundry rooms today are right up there with dream kitchens and dream […] Read more
Every single person needs this essential nutrient. Are you getting enough?

Every single person needs this essential nutrient. Are you getting enough?

(BPT) – We've all heard the saying "knowledge is power." When it comes to good health, most people recognize the important role nutrition plays in a healthy lifestyle. However, according to a recent study by the Global Nutrition and Health Alliance (GNHA), despite efforts to eat a balanced diet, 98 percent of people do not […] Read more
8 tips for navigating holiday food temptations

8 tips for navigating holiday food temptations

(BPT) – The holidays throw in a lot of temptations from every direction if dieting or watching your weight. Holiday parties and get-togethers in particular can be a healthful-eating challenge. Caught up in conversation among friends and family, surrounded by tasty food and drinks, it’s easy to lose track of what and how much is […] Read more
Running with Purpose: Athlete Hits Her Stride, Despite a Surprising Asthma Diagnosis

Running with Purpose: Athlete Hits Her Stride, Despite a Surprising Asthma Diagnosis

(BPT) – With temperatures becoming more comfortable, there’s a good chance Brooke Curran is logging miles on a run through her hometown of Alexandria, Virginia. Though her training often requires her to run dozens of miles each time she laces up, Curran wasn’t always a serious runner. In her mid-twenties, she was a stay-at-home mom […] Read more
Morning inspiration: Choosing a better breakfast

Morning inspiration: Choosing a better breakfast

(BPT) – The alarm beeps as you gaze out the window at the soft sunlight welcoming the day. You roll out of bed and your stomach grumbles. You stumble to the kitchen to see how you can tame the hunger pangs, ultimately reaching for a doughnut or prepackaged breakfast bar. While this may satisfy momentarily, […] Read more
Don’t let the flu bug you this year

Don’t let the flu bug you this year

(BPT) – Flu season is upon us, and many healthcare facilities are urging you to start preparing now with vaccines. Ironically, one of the places where you need to be careful is at the doctor's office or healthcare clinic. The number of people in and out of clinics this time of year increases the chance […] Read more
Page 1 of 22112345...102030...Last »