Posts By: sean

Don’t let asthma ruin the holidays

Don’t let asthma ruin the holidays (BPT) – With colder months arriving, there are a few things on everybody’s minds: festive treats, gift shopping and of course, time spent with family and friends. As many people look forward to the holiday season, asthma sufferers need to be aware and prepared for all the triggers this…

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5 tips for sharing your personal multiple sclerosis story

5 tips for sharing your personal multiple sclerosis story (BPT) – The tradition of storytelling — the social and cultural activity of sharing stories — extends as far back into human history as the ancient Greeks, and is valued across all cultures and communities. While the ancient Greeks wrote to express and alleviate the concerns…

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Tips for helping reduce the burden of Alzheimer’s caregiving

Tips for helping reduce the burden of Alzheimer’s caregiving (BPT) – Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementias is exceptionally demanding, and especially challenging. The caregiving needs of people living with Alzheimer’s are not only often more extensive, but are often needed over many years — even decades. A recent survey by the Alzheimer’s…

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One Breath at a Time: The Burden of Living with a Rare Respiratory Disease

One Breath at a Time: The Burden of Living with a Rare Respiratory Disease (BPT) – People suffering from rare diseases can often have challenges coping with their illnesses. For those affected by a chronic respiratory disease known as Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis (NCFB), repeated infections and flare ups can make disease management a challenge. NCFB…

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Make the most of your brain as you age

Make the most of your brain as you age (BPT) – It is important to remember the health of our most complex organ: our brain. While the brain constantly changes throughout our lives, it’s critical that we take steps to help us stay on top of our game as we age. Help give your brain…

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