(NAPSI)—If you are or care for a dog owner, here’s a statistic you do not want to be part of: More than 5,300 Postal Service employees were attacked by dogs while delivering the mail last year.
(BPT) - Stretch marks — you know them as those annoying long, narrow streaks, stripes or lines that can develop on your skin. They tend to pop up when your skin becomes stretched out or starts to sag, especially during periods of rapid growth, weight gain or loss, or pregnancy.
(BPT) - Summertime is all about gathering together and having fun outdoors. The warm sunny days and long, balmy evenings make it easier than ever to enjoy spending quality time with your friends and family. To ensure an easy and nutritious get-together this season, Registered Dietitian and N…
(StatePoint) Like many bladder cancer survivors, Karen S. often reflects on her personal experience with the disease, and the support she received throughout her healthcare journey.
(Family Features) Travel for pure enjoyment is on the rise, so this may be your year to plan the ultimate dream vacation.
(Family Features) Asthma is a chronic condition that affects the tubes carrying air in and out of the lungs. For people with asthma, the airways can become inflamed and narrowed at times, making it harder to breathe. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 13 …
(Family Features) Esteemed actor and father Taye Diggs dominates the stage and screen, bringing energy and life to each of his roles. In his real life, however, Diggs struggled to show up as his best self due to a years-long struggle with falling or staying asleep (insomnia).
(Family Features) Everyone benefits when older adults remain engaged, independent and included. Instead of letting age define their circumstances, older Americans are embracing change, pushing boundaries and transforming their communities through creativity, commitment and service.
(Family Features) With near-endless sunshine, world-class theme parks and abundant outdoor experiences, California is an ideal destination to embark on an unforgettable adventure.
(Family Features) In recent years, urgent care’s role in America’s health care system has increased dramatically. In fact, urgent care facilities now handle nearly 90 million visits each year, according to the Urgent Care Association.
(Family Features) As a parent, one of the most important purchases you’ll make for your child is a car seat. It’s important to choose a car seat that properly fits both your child and your car, as car crashes are a leading cause of death for children ages 12 and younger, according to the Cen…
Celebrate National Pet Month with your pet’s favorite toys, treats and activities
(Family Features) Most parents would agree the quality of their children’s education plays a key role in their overall development. While parents are optimistic about the future of education, they also recognize children have educational needs beyond what is considered the standard.
(Family Features) Although most school districts have implemented technology that makes it easy to connect with teachers, you may still wonder how to create dialogue within your district about larger scale issues than your child’s homework assignments.
(BPT) - Are you or a loved one a post-9/11 combat veteran? Were you exposed to burn pits or other toxins while in service? If so, there’s important information you should know regarding your veterans’ health care and disability benefits, including two fast-approaching deadlines.
(BPT) - If one of your goals is to take better care of your health, you likely take vitamins every day — or at least a multivitamin pill — to ensure that your body is getting the nutrients it needs. Ideally, people should get enough of their essential nutrition from food, but when you're bus…
(BPT) - Cancer is the second-leading cause of death for men in the United States. While the cause of most cancers is unknown, about one in 10 cancers are caused by changes in genes that can be passed down in families. In recognition of Men’s Health Month, here are seven things every man shou…
(BPT) - Move over, Hollywood’s biggest and brightest … there's a new star in town. Sure, protein is far from new, and the research continues to support an abundance of health benefits supplied by a high-protein diet. But if you thought protein was strictly for fueling up athletes and gym bro…
(BPT) - The story you are about to read is that of Ben, a person living with bipolar 1. The experiences and opinions expressed here may not be representative of all people living with bipolar 1 and are not a substitute for medical advice or judgment. Always talk to your healthcare provider a…
(BPT) - This content is sponsored and provided by Myovant Sciences and Pfizer Inc.
(BPT) - Meet Chris Wright, a professional basketball player and father of three who has played for teams across the world. Chris never imagined relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS), a chronic and unpredictable disease where the immune system attacks healthy tissues in the central nervous syste…
(Family Features) Retiring from the workforce provides opportunities you may have been unable to take advantage of during your working years, including discovering new passions and devoting more time to the people you love.
(Family Features) Many industries around the globe are prioritizing sustainable development to ensure a healthy planet for the future.
(Family Features) Many people look for natural products with “clean” ingredients, especially in the food, beverage, skin care and beauty categories. In fact, the market for clean label ingredients is projected to reach $64.1 billion by 2026, according to Allied Market Research.
(Family Features) The lungs are the centerpiece of your respiratory system. When you inhale, air enters your lungs and oxygen from that air moves to your blood. At the same time, carbon dioxide, a waste gas, moves from your blood to the lungs and gets exhaled. This process is essential to life.
(Family Features) Diesel school buses are not only expensive to operate, they pose risks to children’s health and the environment. There are two practical energy choices for clean student transportation: propane and electric. However, when evaluating the complete life-cycle emissions and cos…
(Family Features) The joys of raising and nurturing a baby are practically endless for new parents, yet there remain challenges to overcome. While it may be natural to focus attention and energy on caring for a new baby, it’s equally important for mothers to maintain their own mental health.
(Family Features) A common misconception is high blood pressure (HBP), or hypertension, rarely affects women. However, nearly half of all adults with HBP are women.
(Family Features) Whether you’re looking to hit pause or get outside and play this summer, taking a trip to the lake can provide the best of both worlds.
(Family Features) Research shows anxiety, stress and depression can have a negative impact on physical health and may even increase the risk for heart disease and stroke.
(BPT) - With the World Health Organization estimating that more than 2 billion people globally lack access to safely managed drinking water at home, the topic of access to cleaner, safer drinking water has never been more important. Culligan International, a leader in water treatment solutio…
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(Family Features) For many people, traveling is about exploring new cultures, landscapes, cuisines and ideas. However, the cost of the trip is still one of the most important considerations when booking a vacation.
(Family Features) Did you know that asthma affects 1 in 13 people in the United States (U.S.)? Asthma is a long-term condition that can make it harder for you to breathe because the airways of your lungs become inflamed and narrow. If you have the disease – or think you do – don’t tough it o…
(Family Features) Mental health and psychological well-being are essential for children, adolescents and communities to thrive. With crises in locations such as Ukraine, Syria, Turkey and Afghanistan, the mental health and well-being of children and young people around the world are causes f…
(Family Features) It’s said that pets can be people’s best friends, but the relationships between people and their four-legged friends often run even deeper. In fact, many consider pets to be an integral part of their families.
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(StatePoint) Often times stroke is associated with older populations, but many people are unaware that it can occur at any age. In fact, one out of five people who have a stroke are under age 55.
(BPT) - This article was sponsored and developed by Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.
(StatePoint) With the national COVID-19 Public Health Emergency officially over, medical experts say it’s time to address the health challenges that may have been neglected during -- or created by -- the pandemic.
(BPT) - There are some basic health practices that apply to everyone like eating well and getting exercise. Beyond these though, men and women actually have some distinct health considerations. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), women face many unique health c…
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(BPT) - The sizzle, the scent, the satisfaction of that first bite — there's nothing quite like grilled food on a beautiful summer day. This year, seafood is taking over grills across America, and everyone from casual foodies to professional chefs are getting hooked on grilled fish.
(StatePoint) From the beach to the backyard, taking care of your feet and ankles in summer is essential.