Yearly Archives: 2015

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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Smarter ways to manage menopause

Smarter ways to manage menopause (BPT) – Did you ever wonder whether cavewomen went through menopause? The answer is no. Why not? Because their life expectancies were too short. But for those of us who live long enough (typically beyond the age of 50), menopause is a fact of life. The good news is we…

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Diluting baby formula: When frugality can be fatal

Diluting baby formula: When frugality can be fatal (BPT) – The average American family spends about $12,000 on a new baby in the first year of the infant’s life, and food represents the second-largest expense (after housing) in the total cost of raising a child, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. Given the…

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