Yearly Archives: 2013

Tips for safer home medication storage and consumption

Tips for safer home medication storage and consumption (BPT) – Allergy season is behind us and before flu season strikes, now is the time for consumers to clean out their medicine cabinet and brush up on medication consumption and storage tips. A recent data brief from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals…

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Don’t give up on skin during the colder months ahead

Don’t give up on skin during the colder months ahead (BPT) – During the fall, when temperatures drop, skincare steps that were crucial during the hot summer months can often be overlooked because skin isn’t as exposed. Instead of waiting until skin is uncomfortably dry and itchy, make sure you’re moisturizing every day so skin…

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Iron matters for every body

Iron matters for every body (BPT) – Fatigue. Dizziness. Irritability. Millions in the United States are experiencing these symptoms, but few know they may be the signs of a condition called iron deficiency anemia (IDA). IDA is most common among women of childbearing age and in those with special conditions, such as chronic kidney disease…

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Stop the spread of cold and flu viruses this school year

Stop the spread of cold and flu viruses this school year (BPT) – A new school year is starting and as many parents know, kids are likely to bring home more than their homework at some point. Many catch cold and flu viruses from their classmates, which can then spread to other family members at…

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Five ways to fight fall allergies

Five ways to fight fall allergies (BPT) – Autumn is a season filled with crisp air, falling leaves, pumpkin carving and, of course, hay fever symptoms. Hay fever affects 23.6 million American adults and children, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). Symptoms commonly appear during the spring and fall months….

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