Monthly Archives: August 2019

Managing back-to-school anxiety: Top advice for parents

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(BPT) – Going back to school after enjoying the long, sunny days of summer is a source of angst for many children, especially those who already struggle with anxiety. “Parents should pay close attention to their children as summer winds down,” says Amy Edgar, APRN, CRNP, FNP-C, founder of the Children’s Integrated Center for Success…

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Are you getting enough protein in your diet?


(BPT) – You may have noticed protein bars and shakes popping up at grocery stores or gyms. Coverage of the benefits of protein is all the rage. So it might be surprising to learn that almost half of older adults are not consuming enough protein, thus negatively impacting their health, according to a recent study…

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How you sleep affects your health – and could give you wrinkles


(BPT) – As you drift off to sleep, how does your nightly position affect your health? Whether you prefer stomach, back, side or curled into a fetal position, the way you snuggle into the pillow may affect your breathing patterns, neck and back pain, and circulation. A less-serious effect, but one most people would probably…

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