Posts By: sean

8 ways to banish spring allergies

8 ways to banish spring allergies (BPT) – Spring. The time of year when, as poet Alfred Lord Tennyson famously said, a young man’s (and woman’s) fancy “lightly turns to thoughts of love.” That is, of course, if you’re not sneezing, coughing or dealing with itchy eyes. Spring allergies seem to get worse every year….

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Heroes helping heroes: Shining a light on military caregivers

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Heroes helping heroes: Shining a light on military caregivers (BPT) – “You’re sitting at home one night and get a phone call that your husband is being medevaced and he’s coming home. They said it was for spinal injuries,” recalled Mandy Spooneybarger, 36, caregiver to her husband, Charles, an Army veteran. “You have to live…

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Common cold or pulmonary fibrosis? Know the symptoms

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Common cold or pulmonary fibrosis? Know the symptoms (BPT) – Persistent dry cough. Fatigue. Shortness of breath. These symptoms are sometimes associated with a passing virus, especially during the peak of cold and flu season. Coughs can last an average of 18 days; however, if your dry cough is still lingering after two months, another…

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5 tips to prevent the spread of an infectious superbug

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5 tips to prevent the spread of an infectious superbug (BPT) – In the winter, we tend to be in closer quarters indoors and constantly around friends and family. It is important to be conscious of infectious diseases, such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), which are spreading rapidly among public places like gyms and schools….

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How a teen got her wish to display her paintings in LA

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How a teen got her wish to display her paintings in LA (BPT) – When Jaylah Martinez has a paintbrush in hand, it’s like a conduit between the emotions inside Jaylah and the canvas. Like many teens, the budding artist has voiced big dreams for her paintings and art. In Jaylah’s case, she envisions them…

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