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5 tips for sharing your personal multiple sclerosis story

(BPT) – The tradition of storytelling – the social and cultural activity of sharing stories – extends as far back into human history as the ancient Greeks, and is valued across all cultures and communities. While the ancient Greeks wrote to express and alleviate the concerns of wars, plagues and famine, today, this cherished Read more

Tips for helping reduce the burden of Alzheimer’s caregiving

(BPT) – Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementias is exceptionally demanding, and especially challenging. The caregiving needs of people living with Alzheimer’s are not only often more extensive, but are often needed over many years – even decades. A recent survey by the Alzheimer’s Association indicates Read more

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 Read more

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

5 tips to help prepare for open enrollment and save on health care costs

(BPT) – Millions of Americans will soon select or switch their health benefits plan during open enrollment, so now is the time to prepare for that important decision that usually happens once a year. More than 70 percent of Americans say they are prepared for open enrollment, yet most people struggle to understand basic health […] Read more

Breathe easier with smart tips for an allergy-free home

(BPT) – Stuffy and runny nose, sneezing, itchy nose and eyes – having fall allergies can be miserable. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), more than 60 million Americans suffer from asthma and allergies, and nearly 70 percent of U.S. households are affected by indoor allergens. While you can’t Read more

Know thrombosis: Tips to prevent deadly blood clots

(BPT) – When you think of potentially deadly health issues, do you think of a blood clot? According to a recent U.S. survey, only 7 percent of people say they are concerned about blood clots, known by the medical term thrombosis. However, what they might not know is one in four people worldwide die from […] Read more

5 tips to keep ticks away

(BPT) – Researchers are predicting 2017 will be one of the worst years for ticks that we have seen in quite some time – and by all indications, those researchers are correct. People who have found themselves pulling ticks off their pets, children and their own bodies can readily attest to this. The question is, […] Read more
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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 […] Read more

Top 4 tips to help you get the sleep you need

(BPT) – If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’re not getting enough sleep. You could probably use a nap, and you’re not alone. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that about 70 million U.S. adults report sleeping six hours or less on average. This is well below the Read more
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