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 […]

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Fighting head lice can start with a conversation with your doctor

(BPT) – “Your child has head lice” is news no mother wants to receive. Not only can this common condition affect the child at home and at school, but it can also throw a family’s life off balance for days or even weeks. Results of the new ‘Facts of Lice’ online survey of 1,000 millennial […]

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Looking for balance? Fighting fatigue? Your diet might be a place to start

(BPT) – Adults today are constantly searching for balance in life. While balance can be broadly defined, in simple terms it is rooted in equal proportions. The human body demands an equilibrium in order to sustain proper mental, physical and spiritual health. But, achieving balance can be difficult when everyday personal and environmental stresses (such […]

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Looking for a new doctor? Start with a D.O.

(BPT) – Your yearly physical, a nagging injury that won’t go away, a sick child: There are plenty of reasons to go to the doctor, but when you do, do you know what type of doctor you’re seeing? The common answer most people offer is that they are going to see a medical doctor, an […]

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5 nutritionist tips to start eating and living healthier

(BPT) – When you need to fix your car, learn the latest tech or finish a major home improvement, what do you do? You turn to the experts, those with in-depth knowledge on how to accomplish these tasks in the most efficient and effective way. And when you’re looking to improve your overall health by […]

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Kicking off the New Year with a heart healthy start

(BPT) – It is almost time to ring in the New Year, which means it is an opportune time to focus on your health and wellness. If you or a loved one is living with cardiovascular disease (CVD), you may be dealing with many burdens, involving a ccess to medications — an increasingly common problem. […]

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5 Helpful Things To Do To Start Your Personal Fitness Program

The most common challenge that people I talk to face is how to incorporate fitness into their lives. They know they have to do something to get in shape but they really don’t know how. It can be discouraging because of the abundance of information out there. So much that you may not know where […]

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Yoga For Modern City Life: Most Urbanites Start With A Class

The best place to start is with a class, where a teacher can show you how to adapt poses using props and help you learn proper technique for the postures.

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Fitness Tips To Help You Get The Right Start To Your New Year's Resolution

Photo by MARSHA HALPER Fitness instructor Jeff Pierre watches over as Eddie Alvarez performs a rowing workout in the Miami Herald’s on-site fitness center. (Marsha Halper/Miami Herald/MCT) Photo by MARSHA HALPER Fitness instructor Jeff Pierre, left, and editor Eddie Alvarez do pushups in the Miami Herald’s fitness center. (Marsha Halper/Miami Herald/MCT) Photo by MARSHA HALPER […]

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How To Begin A Jump Start Weight Loss Program

A jump start weight loss program can make you lose weight quickly, and keep it off. This is especially beneficial to individuals that want to safely lose 15 pounds or more. Many times, individuals work out to the point where they can no longer lose weight in troubled spots no matter how much they exercise. […]

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