Steps

default-24

3 steps to a healthier, happier home

(BPT) – Today, people are more focused on health and wellness than ever before. You know this because you are constantly flooded with advice on what to eat, how (and how much) to exercise, and what to ask your doctors. All of these things are important but what about the vital role the home plays […]

Continue Reading

Baseball legend steps up to the plate to raise awareness of fatal lung disease

(BPT) – All-Star centerfielder Bernie Williams is taking on a new role as an advocate for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) awareness in honor of his dad Bernabé who lost his life to this rare and fatal lung disease. In this new role, he’s teamed up with Boehringer Ingelheim on Breathless(TM) (www.BreathlessIPF.com), a national education campaign […]

Continue Reading
default-1

4 steps to safely recycle your household batteries

(BPT) – Do you have a pile of used household batteries hidden in your junk drawer or in a coffee can in the garage? You know you should be environmentally responsible and recycle them, but you aren’t sure where to start. So the pile grows larger. But did you also know that extra precautions are […]

Continue Reading
default

6 simple steps to avoid distracted driving

(BPT) – Mobile phones have become an essential part of life for most people, helping them stay connected and increase productivity. However, this technology can also be a distraction when driving, which puts everyone on the road at risk. More than one-quarter of all car crashes involve phone use, both with handsets and hands-free, the […]

Continue Reading
default-5

Allergens and indoor air quality: 4 steps to a healthier home

(BPT) – When at home, you’re probably relaxing, playing with the kids or tackling chores. What you aren’t likely doing is thinking about the air you’re breathing. Unfortunately, the reality is poor indoor air quality in residential spaces is a major problem. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission points to a growing body of […]

Continue Reading
default-5

5 simple steps to be your best at any age

(BPT) – They say you’re only as young as you feel, and if you’re an older American, the ability to feel young a little while longer is always appealing. Having a youthful state of mind goes a long way toward accomplishing this goal, but you can’t ignore the importance of solid physical health. To improve […]

Continue Reading
default-19

3 steps to reach 100 feeling youthful and healthy

(BPT) – What will your life be like when you turn 100? A century ago the question seemed almost flippant, a needless consideration for most people, but today it’s very real. The percentage of people living to 100 has grown almost 66 percent in the last 30 years, according to U.S. News and World Report. […]

Continue Reading
default-10

8 simple steps to help seniors, caregivers better manage medications

(BPT) – Modern medicine can work wonders. However, in order to be effective, medicine needs to be taken safely, according to prescribing guidelines, and patients and health care providers need to be vigilant about the dangers of drug interactions. When it comes to medication use, seniors take more prescription and over-the-counter drugs than any other […]

Continue Reading
default-1

5 simple steps to boost your immune system now

(BPT) – Whether it’s battling the rampant germs of cold and flu season or maintaining wellness throughout the year, the immune system is your main line of defense. In order to feel good as often as possible — and recover quickly when you don’t — it’s important to keep your immune system strong. “The immune […]

Continue Reading

It’s closed-window season: 6 steps to improve indoor air quality

(BPT) – Spring and summer have a reputation for being allergy seasons, but actually two-thirds of allergy sufferers experience symptoms year-round, according to a study conducted by Isobar. Airborne allergens don’t disappear when the weather cools, windows close and everyone heads indoors. Actually, throughout “closed-window season,” the lack of ventilation can cause irritants like dust, […]

Continue Reading