Monthly Archives: September 2014

Flu fighters: Busting six sickening flu myths

Flu fighters: Busting six sickening flu myths (BPT) – Ready for this year’s flu season? You may think you know a lot about flu prevention and treatment – but being wrong about the flu can make you downright ill. Here are six myths about the flu, and the truth behind them. Myth 1: Cold weather…

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A well-prepared emergency kit is essential for diabetes patients

A well-prepared emergency kit is essential for diabetes patients [Infographic] (BPT) – Any emergency brings chaos, particularly to those with chronic diseases. From roadside breakdowns in the middle of nowhere to unexpected evacuations and natural disasters, a well-prepared emergency kit is an important resource for patients with diabetes and their families. Provided by the American…

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Improve your entire day with these easy breakfast ideas

Improve your entire day with these easy breakfast ideas (BPT) – Want to keep the weight off? It starts at the breakfast table. Seventy-eight percent of those who successfully maintain their weight loss eat breakfast each day, according to the National Weight Control Registry. Why does breakfast seem to make the difference? Anika Christ, registered dietitian…

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Often-overlooked back-to-school danger: Tips to pack safer lunches

Often-overlooked back-to-school danger: Tips to pack safer lunches (BPT) – You’ve survived the back-to-school season, and transitioned from lazy summer days to the familiar routine of early rising and the roar of school buses in the neighborhood. But before you usher your children out the door tomorrow, you should know a few things about that…

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