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5 questions about applying for disability benefits

(BPT) – Age and chronic illness can take a toll. A June 2017 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that the most costly health conditions in the U.S. include: heart disease, cancer, arthritis, stroke and type 2 diabetes. An estimated 117 million people have one or more chronic health conditions. These […]

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4 surprising health benefits of cherries – this summer’s superfruit

(BPT) – Have you ever said no to a cherry? Probably not. This summertime treat is simply delicious. And if you’re looking for another reason to indulge, you’ll be pleased to know that cherries are surprisingly good for you. Recent research indicates that this summer’s superfruit offers a variety of health benefits, including the four […]

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Health and Wellness Benefits of Volunteering

(BPT) – In the business world, we hear a lot about the bottom line and quarterly reports. For those in the nonprofit sector, it’s often a matter of reaching fundraising goals and achieving their mission statement. No matter what kind of organization you work for, there are big-picture goals, but of course there are more. […]

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Survey: Cataracts impact lifestyle; surgery brings emotional benefits

(BPT) – You may know that cataracts can interfere with your ability to see clearly, but might be unaware of their impact on your emotions. Alcon, the global leader in eye care, conducted a survey of about 1,300 people age 60 and older who have undergone cataract surgery and found that almost 60 percent of […]

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6 surprising health benefits of strawberries

(BPT) – Eight strawberries, a single serving, delivers on a surprising checklist of benefits for anyone looking to live a healthier lifestyle. Strawberries are much more than a sweet and delicious treat – they are a versatile fruit that’s great for your health. What better time than National Strawberry Month to share six health benefits […]

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Breakthrough technology offers numerous benefits to people with hearing loss

(BPT) – The latest breakthrough in hearing aids is not what you’d expect. In an industry dedicated to helping people hear better, some hearing aid manufacturers have developed technology that helps people live better, too. Lithium-ion batteries — a rechargeable technology that has been used for years in cell phones and laptops — is now […]

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5 surprising benefits of U.S. farm-raised seafood

(BPT) – You’re shopping for tonight’s dinner and decide fish sounds delicious. You visit the seafood section of your local market and are suddenly overwhelmed with choices. Salmon, tilapia, clams or shrimp? Imported or U.S. farm raised? It can feel like there are endless options when shopping at the grocery store. Knowing what’s best for […]

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The benefits of probiotics for babies

(BPT) – With the increasing number of products in the marketplace containing probiotics, many new parents might be wondering if their babies could benefit from probiotics. To answer that question, it is important to understand the role of the body’s microbiota, the living organisms that inhabit the gastrointestinal tract. Humans have trillions of bacteria — […]

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L-arginine: A Non-essential Amino Acid With Essential Health Benefits

Many people have included physical exercise as part of their daily routine. Medical studies show that a fit body can handle the stress of everyday life and may help maintain both physical and mental health. To achieve a fit body, individuals should include regular exercise and nutritious diets. Nutrition involves the consumption of proper vitamins […]

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New Vitality Health Foods, Inc. Explains The Types Of Fiber, Benefits, And Provides Tips On Incorporating Fiber …

Orland Park, Illinois (PRWEB) December 08, 2014 Barbara Griffin[1], NMD, CNC, Certified Gluten Practitioner and founder of New Vitality Health Foods, Inc[2]. explained, The American diet is loaded with processed foods that are high in fat and sugar. As a result, many people do not get their recommended amounts of fiber. Fiber supplements[3] thus play […]

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