Monthly Archives: February 2014

Rare Disease Day 2014

Rare Disease Day 2014: Recognizing rare diseases and empowering patients to become self-advocates (BPT) – For the past six years, international Rare Disease Day has served as a day on which hundreds of patient advocacy organizations, patients and their loved ones across the globe join together to highlight the importance of continued focus and research…

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Seasons change, so do asthma triggers

Seasons change, so do asthma triggers For asthmatics, the risk of symptoms can be linked to the seasons and changes in weather (BPT) – Across the country, 25 million Americans are living with asthma. As the winter months come to an end and the spring makes its arrival, the change in seasons can be problematic…

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Five surprising solutions to help you stop snoring

Five surprising solutions to help you stop snoring Don’t ignore the snore – it may be more than a nuisance (BPT) – Snoring not only keeps you and your bed partner up at night – it can be dangerous to your health. Typically, as you sleep, air passes through the nose and past the back…

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Caring for winter skin

Caring for winter skin (BPT) – As the largest organ of the body, the skin should be well cared for and protected. Winter can pose a host of challenges for those who typically experience dry skin at this time of year. Between dropping and fluctuating temperatures and low humidity, it is easy for skin to…

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