Monthly Archives: January 2015

Senior women: Simple, must-do ways to reduce heart disease risks

Senior women: Simple, must-do ways to reduce heart disease risks (BPT) – A popular social media meme holds that “growing old isn’t for sissies.” Plenty of older women would probably agree with that sentiment as they cope with age-related issues specific to their gender, such as osteoporosis and increased risk of breast cancer. Yet the…

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If allergic reaction turns life-threatening, will you know what to do?

When an allergic reaction turns life-threatening, will you know what to do? (BPT) – When Schuyler Morris’ son, Bear, experienced his first life-threatening allergic reaction to dairy from a piece of buttered toast given to him by a well-meaning babysitter, Morris wasn’t initially sure the reaction warranted an epinephrine injection. Although Bear had previously been…

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5 questions you should ask your pharmacist

5 Questions You Should Ask Your Pharmacist (BPT) – A visit to the pharmacy can be about more than just picking up prescriptions or supplies for the medicine cabinet. It can actually be an important, and convenient, time to ask your pharmacist key questions that could impact your health. Dr. Andria Fetterman, a faculty member in South…

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