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How to winter-proof your shower routine

Friday, January 8

(BPT) - The cold weather can really do a number on your skin. To help combat winter dryness, Olay Body joined forces with board-certified dermatologist Dr. Sheila Farhang who offers tips for winter-proofing your shower routine.

What Would You Do If Your Child Had a 1 in a Million Rare Disease?

Thursday, February 25

(BPT) - Imagine learning immediately after the birth of your child that they have an extremely rare condition for which your local hospital is completely ill equipped to handle (through no fault of their own). That’s exactly what happened to Clara and her mom and dad.

The Tipping Point: A Journey With a Rare Disease

Wednesday, January 27

(BPT) - Rick, a beloved grandfather, was enjoying retirement following a 40-year career as a respected high school teacher, coach and mentor. When he started noticing changes in his body – a painful and persistent numbness in his hands and feet, and some digestive symptoms . . .

Free inTransition program reduces barriers to psychological care for service members and veterans

Monday, January 11

(BPT) - Service members and veterans run the risk of disengaging from psychological health care during times of transition. The inTransition program, through the Defense Health Agency, provides a path to mental health care for service members and veterans going through a ‘transition’ in their lives. Whether returning from deployment, changing duty stations, or even starting care for the first time, inTransition is available to anyone who has ever served regardless of category of discharge or length of service. For more information, visit.

5 simple tips to keep heartburn at bay

Tuesday, February 9
(BPT) - Heartburn can come on unexpectedly. That uncomfortable burning sensation in the center of your chest can last anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours.Fortunately, there are a few easy …
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Prostate Cancer Screenings on the Decline with Concerns Surrounding COVID-19: What Men Should Know

Monday, February 22
(BPT) - In the early part of the COVID-19 pandemic, many areas of the country banned nonessential medical procedures in an effort to slow the spread of the disease. As a result, many physicians saw …

Are you familiar with some of the symptoms of AFib, a condition that increases risk of stroke by ~5x?

Wednesday, May 26
(BPT) - Did you know that symptoms such as irregular heartbeat, chest pain, or light headedness could be indicators of a potentially serious condition?1 Although these symptoms could be perceived as …

Support For People With Disabilities On The Journey To Work

Tuesday, February 23
Social Security may have the ticket to success you need on the path to work.
(NAPSI)—About 40.7 million Americans have some kind of disability, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. If you or someone you care about has a disability, you may wonder what it means for …

Tiny Teeth Are A BIG Deal

Friday, February 5
The tooth fairy makes in-person and virtual visits to help improve the oral health of kids throughout Washington.
(NAPSI)—With more than half of the state’s third graders having experienced tooth decay, the Tooth Fairy is canvassing the state—virtually—to help improve the dental health habits of her …

Are you familiar with some of the symptoms of AFib, a condition that increases risk of stroke by ~5x?

Wednesday, May 26
(BPT) - Did you know that symptoms such as irregular heartbeat, chest pain, or light headedness could be indicators of a potentially serious condition?1 Although these symptoms could be perceived as …

Five Tips for Seniors When Choosing Online Workout Classes

Friday, February 26
(NewsUSA) - The first month of the New Year is galloping by and many folks are still sorting out their goals and resolutions for 2021. Hooray for you if you've already set your goals. For those …

American Heart Association Issues Call to Live Fierce

Friday, February 26
(NewsUSA) - Despite the devastating toll of COVID-19, heart disease remains the no. 1 cause of death in the U.S and worldwide. The American Heart Association, the leading global volunteer …

Three Ways to Change Attitudes About Race

Friday, February 26
(NewsUSA) - Awareness of racism increased as Black Lives Matter protests spread across the country last summer. In response, psychoanalysts suggest three ways to change attitudes about race -- …

How to choose the best face mask

Wednesday, February 17
(BPT) - Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, you have probably wondered what kind of face mask provides the most effective protection but is also easy and comfortable. You have probably also …

Support Immune Systems with Hearty, Wholesome Dishes

Tuesday, February 16

If feeding your family wholesome meals is a daily goal, keep in mind you can serve up tasty foods that also feed your immune system by including ingredients like mushrooms.

How to Support Your Lifelong Wellness with 3 Key Foundational Health Supplements

Wednesday, October 6

(BPT) - The onset of autumn doesn’t just signal gorgeous fall foliage and sweater weather — unfortunately it’s also the onset of cold and flu season. That means this is an ideal …

New Technologies are Transforming Joint Replacement Surgeries

Tuesday, September 28

(BPT) - If you are one of the million Americans who will have a joint replacement this year, your doctor may have some impressive new technologies to share with you. These new technologies are …

How to Smooth 'Crepey' Skin on Arms and Legs

Friday, February 26

(NewsUSA) - Managing the effects of skin aging includes tackling the common complaint of skin crepiness. Crepiness refers to a sagging appearance caused in part by lack of moisture in the skin; women …

Poems That Can Help With Healing In Hard Times

Wednesday, January 20

(NAPSI)—You may be able to bring some comfort to your friends and family members who have been grieving a loss in these difficult days.  Poetry And Emotion There’s a new book that …

6 Myths About Pet Allergies

Friday, February 26

(NewsUSA) - By gaining a better understanding of the allergies caused by pets, you may be able to find a healthier coexistence with your furry friend. According to The Humane Society, 62 percent of …

You Can Help Save A Life

3 days ago
(NAPSI)—Being a hero and helping repair the world may be easier than many people realize. How? Become a blood stem cell or marrow donor, volunteer or a supporter. The Problem Every three …

A Change Of Heart On COVID-19 Vaccination

3 days ago
(NAPSI)—Stephanie Bramlett of Winder, Georgia, is one of many in the Southeast region who has experienced the effects of COVID-19 firsthand. Earlier this year, when the entrepreneur and mother of …

Midwestern Doctor Cares For Rural Community Amid Rise In COVID Cases

3 days ago
(NAPSI)—In rural Kansas, Dr. Kristina Darnauer is one of only four doctors practicing in Rice County. She is also the only family medicine doctor practicing in Sterling, where she lives with her …

Oral Health Affects Overall Wellness; Ensure Dental Services Are Used

Thursday, October 14
(NAPSI)—If you’re like most people, health and wellness have been at the forefront of your mind these days. And if you’re currently dealing with a medical condition, you can still have the …

Untreated Vision Loss Can Speed Cognitive Decline

Wednesday, October 6
(NAPSI)—There’s a reason you shouldn’t skip your routine eye exam—and many people don’t even know about it. A growing body of research shows that vision loss can affect how well your brain …

The Human Condition: A Pathway to Peace and Fulfillment

Thursday, September 23
(NewsUSA) In his philosophical treatise, "The Human Condition," author Bob Yari offers a pathway to fulfillment and happiness based on a balanced lifestyle, a positive attitude, and …

End Agonizing Mouth Pain the Natural Way

Monday, September 20
(NewsUSA) - People suffer from oral pain for a variety of reasons -- a cavity that needs to be filled, sensitive gums, canker sores, dry socket or, most commonly, a nagging toothache. Oral pain …

BookTrib's Bites: A Potpourri of Great Reads

Monday, September 20
(NewsUSA) "Good Grief -- A Journey from Loss to Love" by Valerie D. Swinton and Fred J. Kirby Jr.  If you lost a loved one to death and wonder how, when, or even if you should …

4 Child Safety Ideas That Help Bring Peace of Mind to Parents

Thursday, September 16
(NewsUSA) - For busy parents, keeping a baby or toddler away from problem areas in the home can be an ongoing challenge. September is Baby Safety Month, and an important reminder for parents to look for potentially unsafe areas in the home

BookTrib's Bites: Great Plots, Characters, History and Adventure

Wednesday, September 15
(NewsUSA) "What's Not True" by Valerie Taylor  With the court date set for her divorce and the future she'd planned with a younger man presumably kaput, Kassie O'Callaghan …

Comparing Medicare Plans Could Save You Money

Monday, October 18
(Family Features) Medicare's Open Enrollment period gives everyone with Medicare the opportunity to make changes to their health plans or prescription drug plans for coverage beginning Jan. 1, 2022.

COPD and the Workplace: Know Your Risks and Take Action

Friday, October 1
(Family Features) Workers in some jobs, like mining, manufacturing, housekeeping, farm work and vehicle repair, carry higher risks for work-related COPD than others. If you work in a job that carries risks like these, there are things you can do to protect yourself.

Understanding the Risks of Work-Related COPD

Friday, October 1
(Family Features) Long-term exposure to pollutants like dusts, fumes, smoke and other chemical gases can cause chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a serious lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. Learn more about the risks and potential solutions.

Show Your True Colors to Support Alopecia Areata

Monday, September 13
(Family Features) Alopecia areata is an autoimmune skin disease that's more common than many people think.

Living with Alopecia Areata

Wednesday, August 25
(Family Features) Alopecia areata is a common autoimmune condition that causes hair loss on the scalp, face and other areas of the body.