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Prescription for a healthy holiday: Tips to safeguard your medicines

(BPT) – For many people, the holiday season means extra visits with family and friends, creating fun memories, sharing traditions and enjoying the warm glow of family. With all the decorating and activities, it’s easy to let safety slip off your to-do list. But this is an excellent time to make sure powerful medicines don’t […]

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5 simple ways to survive the holiday season

(BPT) – For most of us, the holidays are the busiest time of year. From finding the best deals to stuffing stockings, it’s easy to get lost in the hustle and bustle and forget the spirit of the season. Instead of enjoying valuable time with family and friends, the holidays are often defined by a […]

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Squash the pests, not your holiday spirit, with these pest-prevention tips

(BPT) – The holiday season and guests go together like twinkling lights and fir trees, or peppermint and chocolate. However, while you might be eager to welcome family and friends to your home, you’ll probably be less excited to receive a visit from another all-too-common type of holiday ‘guest’ – pests. Pesky insects invade houses […]

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Prepare the perfect turkey for your holiday meal

(BPT) – Think of the holiday season and answer this question: The holidays are the only time of year I do … what? Maybe it’s the only time of year you set up a Christmas tree, hang mistletoe or travel to a certain destination. For many, the holidays are also the only time of year […]

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5 nutritionist-approved tips for better holiday baking

(BPT) – ‘Tis the season for sweet and savory treats. The holidays bring loads of goodies, but the problem is these temptations can put a big strain on your nutrition goals. If you’re whipping up some tasty holiday dishes this season, you don’t have to choose between your health and favorite indulgences. Transform any recipe […]

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6 healthy reasons to enjoy a slice of sweet cherry pie this holiday season

(BPT) – The holidays are just around the corner, and for most of us that means time to indulge in some favorite treats. Fortunately, healthy doesn’t have to mean less delicious! If you’re looking for a good-for-you holiday dessert that can please even the most critical sweet tooth, a naturally sweet cherry pie could be […]

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Holiday havoc? Consider it handled

(BPT) – The holiday season is full of magic and wonder — until your flight gets cancelled, your budget is blown and you fall ill at the worst possible time. Fortunately, staying merry despite common holiday conundrums is easier than you think with the right attitude and a few simple steps. Here are some of […]

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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 […]

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5 tips to keep sniffles and sneezes out of your holiday plans

(BPT) – With the holidays upon us, there’s a lot to look forward to: seeing old friends, eating too much, wearing ugly sweaters; the list goes on. Likewise, there are a lot of things that might make you sigh: awkward questions from your aunts, arguing about politics and of course, how you’re going to work […]

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Too much gobble, gobble? 6 steps to better digestion this holiday season

(BPT) – Cheer and goodwill aren’t the only things Americans share during the holiday season. We also swap germs, overindulge in seasonal foods and spirits, and stew in stress – all of which can lead to digestive woes. You know you’ll have to work hard at self-control if you don’t want the numbers on the […]

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