Category for: HEALTH

6 steps to control your blood pressure

(BPT) - A routine doctor's appointment often involves a health professional checking your blood pressure. The screening is not painful or stressful and typically takes

Pamper your feet, now, in preparation for sandal season

(BPT) - With spring break plans in place and summer just around the corner - sandal season is finally here. It's time to put foot

Diagnosed with kidney disease? Diet can help delay, prevent kidney failure

(BPT) - Chronic kidney disease affects one in 10 Americans age 20 or older, according to the CDC Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Managing

5 reasons to smile this Mother’s Day

(BPT) - Did you know the act of smiling can impact both how you look and how you feel?

Dove research finds that one in three

5 surprising facts about baby boomers – including one that could save your life

(BPT) - Were you born from 1945 through 1965? If so, you're part of the unique generation known as the baby boomers. Here are interesting

Eye-opening facts about aging eyes and vision problems

(BPT) - Most Americans know that vision problems begin to increase as they age. What they may not realize is that reduced vision is also

Stepping out for spring? People with diabetes should check their feet first

(BPT) - Spring is finally here and it's an ideal time to get outside and be more physically active. For those with diabetes, regular exercise

National Infant Immunization Week 2014

(BPT) - Immunizations are considered to be one of the 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century, according to the US Centers for

Tossing and turning at night? Stop counting sheep and start collecting zzz’s

(BPT) - Although many people workout, eat the right foods and are very concerned about their overall health, one important factor is often overlooked: sleep.

Creating connections with children who have Autism

(BPT) - It's the single most-common developmental disability in America, affects more than 2 million Americans, has grown 10-fold in the past four decades, and

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