Monthly Archives: October 2015

Carotid artery ultrasound screening: is it beneficial?

Carotid artery ultrasound screening: is it beneficial? (BPT) – New research, appearing in The American Journal of Cardiology, shows non-invasive ultrasound evaluation of the carotid arteries in the neck is helpful in identifying patients at high risk of suffering a stroke or heart attack, even if they have few traditional risk factors and no symptoms….

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Bottle service: 5 ways to alleviate fussy feedings

Bottle service: 5 ways to alleviate fussy feedings (BPT) – As a new parent, you want to make sure everything is right from the moment your baby is born. Your baby’s feeding habits have a profound impact on his or her growth and development, but what do you do when your baby always seems to…

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5 ways to boost your health in five minutes or less

5 ways to boost your health in five minutes or less (BPT) – You know those days when your normal schedule gets thrown completely out the window? You’re tired, overrun and can barely think about the next thing on your to-do list, let alone work on your larger goals or concentrate on your health. “Luckily,…

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Fa-la-lah-choo! Allergic to the holidays?

Keep yourself sneeze and wheeze-free this holiday season (BPT) – Your goal may be to celebrate the holidays in style this year, but your allergies and asthma are making you feel like the Grinch. You may not even be aware of what’s causing the extra sniffling, sneezing and itchy eyes. “Two thirds of allergy sufferers…

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