Category for: HEALTH

What you need to know about the opioid epidemic

(BPT) - All it takes is a quick glance at the news to discover the state of drug abuse in the United States. Out of

Parents: Tips for preventing and battling super-lice

(BPT) - Plenty of common childhood ailments are heavy on “ick factor,” no matter how harmless they really are. Few experiences, however, have the power

School’s out: 4 tips to help your child with ADHD thrive this summer

(BPT) - Just as students are excited for summer break from school, parents can be just as anxious to find new ways to continue the

Four facts about artery health

(BPT) - Did you know that you could be slowly getting sicker with artery blockage, even if you are symptom free and not diagnosed with

Seniors commit suicide twice as often as teens

(BPT) - While teenagers are the age group most associated with suicide risk, the terrible truth is that another group is killing themselves at even

Hair-topia: Top 10 cities for guys with facial hair

(BPT) - Beards are all the rage these days, but if you’re a guy with scruff, some places are more welcoming than others. So where

Feel rushed at the doctor’s office? How to get more 1-1 time

(BPT) - For patients and physicians alike, the current health care environment has never been more promising, but it’s also frustrating. While there are more

Catch ’em before they bite: 6 steps for fewer mosquitoes

(BPT) - Mosquitoes cause more human harm than any other living organism, according to the American Mosquito Control Association. Not only do these buzzing insects

Head to toe, simple ways to keep skin and hair healthy and looking great this summer

(BPT) - Warm weather, bright sunshine, cool dips in the pool — many of the best aspects of summer can cause dry skin and damaged

4 remarkable new health care innovations made possible by plastics

(BPT) - From preemie babies to senior citizens, advances in medical technology benefit everyone. Two basic advances alone — sterile plastic packaging and disposable medical

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