Yearly Archives: 2016

Dread cancer screenings? Here are tips on how to deal

Dread cancer screenings? Here are tips on how to deal (BPT) – You go in for your annual visit and it goes something like this: You get weighed and measured and prodded. You see your doctor and talk about your health, maybe get a prescription refill, and most likely a referral for a screening or…

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Are you at risk for thrombosis? 5 things you should know

Are you at risk for thrombosis? 5 things you should know (BPT) – What do Serena Williams, Chris Bosh, Regis Philbin and hundreds of thousands of other Americans have in common? They all suffered blood clots — a common medical condition known as thrombosis. Thrombosis is responsible for one in four deaths worldwide, but the…

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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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