(BPT) - Cheryl Jackson spent much of her childhood and early adult life plagued by chronic infections. Sinus infections, bronchitis, urinary tract infections and gastrointestinal issues were commonplace. She endured countless doctor visits, medical tests and procedures searching for answers to no avail. Feeling sick was Jackson’s normal.
(BPT) - Each year in the United States, approximately 1 in every 10 infants are born premature.1 Preterm birth – birth at or earlier than 35 weeks gestational age (wGA)2 – often comes with complications and premature babies have special health needs, especially for the first few months of life.1 Managing detailed care regimens and juggling countless appointments can be overwhelming enough, but some parents of preemies are being faced with an added burden: fighting to ensure their children have access to a prescribed preventive therapy.
(BPT) - One in four Americans age 65 or older has diabetes, putting them at increased risk for vision loss and blindness. Fortunately, diabetes-related vision loss is largely preventable with regular care. Yet, studies show a majority of Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes do not get the necessary eye exams.
(BPT) - Imagine selling your 2,700 square-foot home — the average size American house — and moving to a modest 400 square-foot home that substantially reduces your environmental footprint.
(BPT) - Great vision is a must-have for work, school, the gym and everyday life. Try some of these tips to ensure that your peepers are in tip-top condition all day long!
(BPT) - From annoying itchy welts to serious conditions like Malaria and West Nile virus, mosquitoes have been making humans miserable and sick for thousands of years. And now, there’s Zika — a mosquito-spread virus that may be linked to serious birth defects. In fact, according to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the diseases mosquitoes spread make them the deadliest animal on the planet.
(StatePoint) Whether you’re into extreme outdoor activities or “glam-ping” is more your style, everyone can use a few tips to make the experience safe and enjoyable.
(BPT) - Para ayudar a las personas a establecer metas básicas y fundamentales que puedan encaminarlos hacia el logro de la seguridad financiera, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) anunció hoy la introducción de una nueva calculadora móvil de metas financieras en español en MassMutual.com/es/Latino.