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Try these stress-busting strategies to get the feast on the table

(BPT) – The date is circled in red: the day of the big feast. This year, everyone’s coming over to your house for the big event. But just the thought of getting ready raises your pulse and sends a surge of stress through your system. This time, bring a new mindset to your holiday gathering. […] Read more

Looking for a Medicare Part D plan? Consider these 3 things

(BPT) – Many people are surprised to find out that Original Medicare doesn't cover prescription drugs. For help with the cost of your medications, you can choose a standalone Part D plan or a Medicare Advantage plan with prescription coverage, but navigating your options can be complicated. With Medicare Open Enrollment running from Oct. 15 Read more

Is your family expanding? Protect what matters most with these nursery safety checks

(BPT) – You may have chosen an ideal color palette and all of your nursery furniture, but have you thought about some key safety checks? ‘The arrival of a baby means you have to take a look at your home in a whole new light,’ said Tarsila Wey, marketing director for First Alert, the most […] Read more

Ask your doctor about these important topics on life-threatening allergies

(BPT) – The start of a new school year can be fraught with anxiety for children and parents alike. New school, new friends, new dynamics. And for children living with life-threatening allergies, that anxiety can be even more pointed as they – and their parents – consider and prepare for how to deal with a […] Read more

Preparing for surgery? These tips could save your life

(BPT) – If surgery is in your future, it’s never too early to prepare. Whether you’re having an outpatient procedure or a major operation involving a hospital stay, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) encourages you to take simple steps to be ready for the big day, starting with talking with your physician Read more

Keep your teen athlete fueled with these 4 vital tips

(BPT) – High school can be intense, but being a student athlete can intensify expectations. As the start of spring sports approaches, the stakes are even higher for your student to maintain the success they had first semester. There are practices, matches and conference finals that have to fit in with exams and semester-long projects. Read more

Protect your heart with these easy meal add-ins

(BPT) – What's the biggest threat to our health? It isn't cancer or even accidents, but heart disease. According to the American Heart Association, one in four deaths in the U.S. is caused by heart disease, which includes heart attack and stroke. This statistic is scary, but the good news is, there is something powerful […] Read more

Transform your home into a retreat with these 5 tips from a luxury resort

(BPT) – There's a reason why they say your home is your castle. This is a place of rest and refuge so you can be returned to your best state. The next time you find yourself with a quiet evening or weekend in your abode, make self-care and pampering a priority. In fact, you can […] Read more

Learn a life-saving skill that will save lives with these 4 steps

(BPT) – Choking is the fifth leading cause of unintentional deaths in the Unites States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While choking is more likely to occur in children 3 years of age or younger, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, choking emergencies can happen to anyone, at anytime. Choking Read more

Amp Up Your Workout with These Metabolic Drills

It's that time of year again...holiday parties, cookies, pies, eggnog, spirits, mass consumption. Even for those of us that make fitness our business, we can--and do-- overindulge. So, just in case you or your clients happen to overindulge at this time of year, here are a few metabolic drills that can raise your regular […] Read more
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