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Life After Lung Cancer: How One Survivor is Fighting for Others

Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. (BPT) – More people die of lung cancer each year than colon, breast and prostate cancers combined. Yet there is still a widely held belief that it is a self-inflicted disease. The truth is that regardless of age, gender, athleticism, or overall health, lung cancer […]

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Being human takes guts: Make sure yours are up for it at every stage of life [Infographic]

(BPT) – Being human means juggling a hectic life at every age – and that takes guts. Beyond digestive support, research shows a healthy gut can positively impact one’s overall health and well-being. Here are ways a daily probiotic like Renew Life can support a healthy gut and help power the potential at every stage […]

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6 hot spots in your house where critters and creepy-crawlies would love to spend the winter

Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. (BPT) – When temperatures cool, critters that were perfectly happy outdoors begin looking for somewhere warm to spend the winter. They may decide your house is an ideal location – unless you take steps to keep them out. You can prepare by learning what’s trying […]

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Squash the pests, not your holiday spirit, with these pest-prevention tips

(BPT) – The holiday season and guests go together like twinkling lights and fir trees, or peppermint and chocolate. However, while you might be eager to welcome family and friends to your home, you’ll probably be less excited to receive a visit from another all-too-common type of holiday ‘guest’ – pests. Pesky insects invade houses […]

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A cup of tea can be the best solution for everyday wellness

(BPT) – Before medicine and pharmaceuticals filled our remedy box, food and food ingredients were considered healing agents. Hippocrates was wise in his understanding of the special powers of food, beyond satisfying our appetites: ‘Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.’ There are many cultures that rely on herbal remedies and natural […]

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Veterans fought for freedom; struggle with lung health

(BPT) – After serving their country, many veterans face long-term health challenges but sometimes symptoms may not appear for decades and aren’t quickly recognized, aggravating their condition. The lung disease chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an example that’s disproportionately affecting veterans. COPD is now the fourth most common diagnosis among veterans. Approximately 15 percent […]

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Hispanic health: Addressing 4 myths about Type 2 diabetes

(BPT) – Chances are you know someone with type 2 diabetes (T2D) – whether it be a parent, cousin, neighbor or a co-worker. Yet, did you know that diabetes disproportionately affects the Hispanic community in the United States? In fact, nearly 16.9 percent of Hispanic-American adults in the U.S. are living with T2D, compared to […]

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Congress may improve access to integrated care for dialysis patients

(BPT) – More than 700,000 people in the U.S. suffer from end-stage renal disease (ESRD), also known as kidney failure. These patients often cope with multiple chronic illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease and depression. They may also have financial difficulties, which limit their ability to access preventative health care services. These patients must juggle […]

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Is healthy-ish good enough for your eyesight? [Infographic]

(BPT) – New study reveals a need for excellent er awareness about eye care and light done right as part of an overall personal wellness plan. Brandpoint – Free Online Content http://www.youtube.com/v/IISU-5kI7hg?fs=1 * Social Media Day 2017 Jacksonville: Roberto Blake supplies a session on Growing a YouTube Channel for Businesses and Brands to help B2B […]

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Control your diabetes while controlling costs

(BPT) – Controlling the ‘ABCs of diabetes,’ namely A1C, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, is difficult enough, but when you add that second C – costly medications – it’s easy to see how one’s levels can spiral out of control very quickly. According to the American Diabetes Association, for the 30 million people living with […]

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