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Breathe Easier, Have Your Kids Tested For Asthma

(NAPSI)—The school year can be a hectic time for the families of America’s estimated 57 million schoolkids—but it’s also a good time for parents to bring their children to the doctor to get tested for asthma.

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Tuesday 08/20/2019
Appreciating Everyday Moments: Gerry’s Journey with Metastatic Breast Cancer [Video]
Updated: August 22, 2019 - 2:36 am

Monday 08/19/2019
Diabetes Makes Disaster Planning Even More Important
Updated: August 21, 2019 - 2:53 am

(NAPSI)—Everyone should plan for natural disasters, but this planning is especially important if you have a chronic health condition such as diabetes. Follow these nine steps to be ready:

Saturday 08/17/2019
Questions Your Teen’s Pediatrician May Ask
Posted: August 17, 2019

(StatePoint) Routine check-ups are essential for adolescents and young adults. As health risks and concerns are rapidly changing during the teen years, these preventive services can help keep your teens healthy and safe. Experts say that conversations between doctors, patients and their families during these visits are very important.

Friday 08/16/2019
How Plasma Donations Can Add Up to Life-Changing Medicines for People Around the World
Updated: August 20, 2019 - 2:48 am

(BPT) - What is plasma and how does it help people?

A Romantic Rendezvous
Updated: August 22, 2019 - 2:36 am

Celebrate love with a Caribbean cruise

Keep Summer Movie Season Going at Home
Updated: August 22, 2019 - 2:36 am

(Family Features) The summer movie season may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean you have to limit your enjoyment of films outside the theater.

Thursday 08/15/2019
Health Care Solutions for Rural Americans
Updated: August 20, 2019 - 2:49 am

(Family Features) Heart disease, cancer, unintentional injuries, chronic lower respiratory disease and stroke. These top five causes of death in the United States all have a higher incidence of death among rural residents and research points to lack of access to health care as a culprit.

4 Qualities of a Pet-Friendly City
Updated: August 20, 2019 - 2:49 am

(Family Features) When pets are present, people and communities thrive. The benefits of pets have long been discussed, but surveys and studies have started to prove their positive impact.