Monthly Archives: September 2016

Say yes to ‘ho-ho-ho’ and no to holiday allergies

Say yes to ‘ho-ho-ho’ and no to holiday allergies (BPT) – Shouldn’t this be the season for walks in the snow, gift-shopping, family gatherings, ho-ho-ho and mistletoe? So why are you still sneezing? Granted, certain times of year are more allergen-filled than others, but the truth is, allergy symptoms can hit you in any season…

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What you still don’t know about breast cancer

What you still don’t know about breast cancer (BPT) – The topic of breast cancer can feel familiar — from October walks to pink ribbons, Americans know breast cancer. That is, until you or a loved one is diagnosed. Suddenly, breast cancer moves from a topic that feels championed to a topic that is entirely…

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Are you at risk for an OTC pain medicine overdose?

Are you at risk for an OTC pain medicine overdose? (BPT) – If you are one of the millions of Americans suffering from pain and turn to over-the-counter (OTC) pain medicines to get relief, you may be at risk of overdose. Taking too much OTC pain medicine can lead to serious side effects, such as…

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Your body speaks – are you listening?

Your body speaks – are you listening? (BPT) – Three women who don’t know each other and have very different backgrounds and life experiences have at least one powerful thing in common: They are survivors of a gynecologic cancer. Janet, Sharolyn, and Teresa each had different signs and symptoms. All three say that knowing their…

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