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2:34 PM / Thursday June 22, 2017

Health

Five surprising facts about dairy you should know

June 15, 2017

BPT Have you ever stopped to think about what a delicious cheeseburger, the dressing on your salad or your morning extra-foam latte have in common? They’re all undeniably dairy! From cow care to nutrient-packed punches, here are five facts you may not know about dairy: 1. Dairy farming is a family affair. Every day, nearly…

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Five things to consider when buying a mattress

June 9, 2017

Family Features When it comes to buying a mattress, individual needs and preferences vary across the board. Just like there is no “one size fits all” for jeans, there is not one mattress for everyone. What might be comfortable and supportive for one person may not be the best fit for someone else. Having a…

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Access to mental health care may be just a virtual visit away

June 3, 2017

BPT Mental health disorders impact thousands of people every day, including many of our friends, neighbors and co-workers. Everyone reading this likely knows someone struggling with mental illness and is aware of the toll it can take on individuals, families and communities. Mental health challenges do not discriminate – they affect people from all walks…

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Ask Nadia: Is bad breath and dry mouth from my diabetes?

May 18, 2017

diabeteshealth.com Dear Nadia, Ever since I have had type 2 diabetes, I seem to have bad breath and a dry mouth. How do I know if this is from my diabetes? Sean Dear Sean: Bad breath and dry mouth can be related to your diabetes. Sometimes new medications can also give you bad breath. There…

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Natural sleep solutions to dream about

May 12, 2017

Family Features It’s no secret that Americans are desperate for sleep. In fact, the American sleep aid market is expected to grow to $44 billion by 2020, according to data from Persistence Market Research. However, achieving better sleep may be as easy as changing what you eat. A survey commissioned by the Cherry Marketing Institute…

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May is Stroke Awareness Month

May 5, 2017

Five facts about strokes that could save your life BPT Chances are you know someone who has had a stroke. An estimated 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Despite how common strokes are, there are a lot of widely believed misconceptions….

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Six surprising health benefits of strawberries

May 5, 2017

BPT Eight strawberries, a single serving, deliver 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 of…

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