Yearly Archives: 2014

Taking responsibility for your health

Taking responsibility for your health: Ask for yourself, do it for your family (BPT) – Every day you sit around the dinner table with your loved ones and ask about their lives−“How was your day? What’s new at work? Do you have any plans for this weekend?” But how often do you ask the truly…

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Is vision loss inevitable with age? The answer may surprise you

Is vision loss inevitable with age? The answer may surprise you (BPT) – Eighty-three percent of U.S. adults believe their eyesight will worsen as they age, no matter what preventive steps they take, according to a recent DSM Nutritional Products survey. While genetics and lifestyle factors do play a role for some serious eye conditions…

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Flu fighters: Busting six sickening flu myths

Flu fighters: Busting six sickening flu myths (BPT) – Ready for this year’s flu season? You may think you know a lot about flu prevention and treatment – but being wrong about the flu can make you downright ill. Here are six myths about the flu, and the truth behind them. Myth 1: Cold weather…

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A well-prepared emergency kit is essential for diabetes patients

A well-prepared emergency kit is essential for diabetes patients [Infographic] (BPT) – Any emergency brings chaos, particularly to those with chronic diseases. From roadside breakdowns in the middle of nowhere to unexpected evacuations and natural disasters, a well-prepared emergency kit is an important resource for patients with diabetes and their families. Provided by the American…

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