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(BPT) - As seasons change and temperatures begin to rise, flowers blossom and stinging insects thrive, people living with severe allergies may become more susceptible to anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction. During this seasonal change, allergy sufferers should take precaution a…

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(BPT) - Your eyes: you stare with them, wink with them and roll them. You use your eyes to communicate your thoughts and feelings every single day. Whether you’re aware of it or not, your eyes can speak volumes about who you are and what you feel. But could your eyes be sending the wrong message?

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(BPT) - Your cooing, curious, incredibly cute baby is now 6 months old and you've got the go-ahead from your pediatrician to start solid foods. You both are excited to begin this new adventure, but when you head to the store you are suddenly confused by a sea of options.

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(BPT) - All electronics used to require wires to conduct sound until 1989, when Swedish conglomerate Ericsson Mobile created the short-link radio technology we now know as Bluetooth(R). Applications for this groundbreaking invention quickly expanded and Bluetooth became the standard wire rep…

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(StatePoint) Summertime is all about trips to the pool, beach and park. And it also means time spent in the sun.

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(BPT) - Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic inflammatory disorder that affects hundreds of thousands of Americans. In addition to physical symptoms, UC can impact a person’s work, family and social activities. And yet, a recent Pfizer-sponsored study of 68 UC patients and their gastroentero…

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(NAPSI)—Sunscreen is an important part of protecting your skin. However, some information about sunscreen can be confusing, making it difficult to know how to best protect the skin you're in. Seeking shade when the sun is especially strong (from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.), wearing clothing that prot…

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(BPT) - Most people take for granted childhood experiences that mark the end of a school year — a class picnic, a school bake sale or even a game of dodgeball in the schoolyard. But these activities can be a challenge for parents of children with potentially life-threatening (severe) allergies.

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(StatePoint) With summer in our midst, people will be heading outside to soak up the sun. It’s only natural to want to enjoy the fresh air with the longer days and warmer temperatures. As more activity is added to your daily routine, it is important to engage in more nutritious snacking as well.

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(NewsUSA) - Oral contraceptives are the most common form of hormonal birth control in the United States, and while research shows that they are safe and effective, the pill can carry risks like any other prescription medication.

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(BPT) - U.S. veterans are three times more likely than the general population to have chronic hepatitis C, a serious liver disease caused by a virus that affects about 3.5 million Americans. This increased risk, which is greatest for baby boomer veterans (born between 1945 and 1965), may be …

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(NAPSI)—Osteoporosis, which causes thin and weakened bones, is a major health threat for older people. In fact, 54 million Americans have osteoporosis or low bone mass today. Studies show that half of the female population and 25 percent of the male population older than age 50 will suffer a…

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(StatePoint) From hikes to picnics to relaxing in the hammock, nothing ruins summer fun quite as fast as bug bites. Unfortunately, bug bites are more than just a nuisance. They can trigger allergic reactions in some people, and may transmit diseases like Zika Virus, Dengue Fever, West Nile V…

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(StatePoint) Nearly half of all Americans participate in at least one outdoor activity each year, according to statistics from the Outdoor Foundation. And while many of those exercising outdoors take necessary precautions to reduce their risk for injury, they are not always as dedicated to s…

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(StatePoint) Those recovering from an addiction know what a major challenge the process can be on the body and mind, as well as on the wellness of friends and family supporting your endeavor.

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(StatePoint) A pizza crust here, a chicken nugget there. Can eating leftovers off your child’s plate really add up? The answer is yes. Eighty-one percent of moms with kids under 18 admit to eating off their kids’ plates before, during or after a meal. What’s more, one in three say they eat l…

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(NAPSI)—About 1.7 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer this year. If you or someone you care about is among them, you need to know all your options as that’s the best way to approach your cancer treatment.

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(NAPSI)—Every night, while you’re peacefully sleeping, four things may be happening that could seriously harm your health. Fortunately, there are many ways to address these problems. A major one is to invest in a good mattress.

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(NAPSI)—The numbers are in and it seems the news has Americans stressed out. A survey commissioned by Travelocity of more than 1,500 Americans shows that current events have almost half (48 percent) of those polled more stressed out now than one year ago and of those, 40 percent say that the…

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(NAPSI)—Traumatic experiences happen-but when they happen to children, it can affect their view of the world, their sense of safety, their development, and even their longer-term physical and mental health.

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(NAPSI)—The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that there are more than 38 million drivers age 65 and older. Age is not the only factor that can impact driving abilities, but it is an important one. There is evidence that most people experience age-related decli…

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