Category for: HEALTH

10 signs you may have a bleeding disorder

(BPT) - Harley Noffsinger was a typical kid who liked to play outside and stay active. When she was 7, everything changed. She got a nose

Are you receiving the best care for your medical problem?

(BPT) - As we age, maintaining our health becomes increasingly important. For Baby Boomers and adults caring for older parents, better health depends on wellness

Protecting your health: Survey shows diabetic patients often skip important eye examinations

(BPT) - The leading cause of blindness, diabetes, is steadily growing and is expected to affect one in 10 people worldwide by 2040, the International

Maintaining heart health around the holidays

(BPT) - As we approach the holiday season, conversations about health, wellness and access to medicines may be an important and frequent topic addressed around

Tips for finding unique health and wellness gifts for the holidays, no stress included

(BPT) - Are you tired of giving the same old holiday gifts over and over? Does the thought of trying to find a novel gift

Communication, not silence, is golden for men battling prostate cancer

(BPT) - For the nearly 3 million American men fighting prostate cancer, and the thousands more yet to be diagnosed, silence is not golden. Men

Changing the end-of-life care conversation

(BPT) - November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, which provides a timely opportunity to better understand end-of-life care options and how to broach

Has your tattoo expired?

(BPT) - According to a recent survey, nine out of 10 people with a tattoo have considered removing it at one time or another. While

4 simple steps toward better heart health

(BPT) - A single choice doesn't matter most of the time. Having dessert one night, taking a walk on another and deciding to skip an

The breast cancer no one talks about: One woman’s journey with metastatic disease

(BPT) - Beth Fairchild considered herself fairly well-educated about breast cancer. Like most people, she had followed discussion in the media, the pink merchandise and

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