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6:56 AM / Saturday February 24, 2018

Health

Seven tips to support Alzheimer’s caregivers

December 29, 2017

BPT Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementias is exceptionally demanding, and especially challenging. A recent survey by the Alzheimer’s Association indicates many caregivers are not getting the help and support they need – 84 percent of caregivers say they would like more support in caring for someone with Alzheimer’s, especially from family members….

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Resolve to get more shut-eye? Here are four sleep hacks to help

December 29, 2017

BPT As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, millions of people vow to eat better, work out more and lead a healthier life. But something is missing from this equation. While eating well and getting exercise are extremely important, too often people neglect the keystone of good health: sleep. While few people like…

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Congress may improve access to integrated care for dialysis patients

December 8, 2017

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 multiple…

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Infertility guidance begins with healthcare providers

November 30, 2017

NewsUSA Infertility can be a difficult topic to understand for couples trying to conceive a child. Many questions arise during the conception journey concerning health, timing, and fertility treatments. So where do most couples go for guidance and support? The Stork ib2C Inc. conducted an online survey among 150 adult consumers under the age of…

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Choosing health care benefits – a chore or a labor of love?

November 30, 2017

NewsUSA If you’re like most Americans, you probably view benefits open enrollment as somewhat of a chore. After all, 67 percent of employees describe shopping for benefits as complicated, long or stressful according to the 2017 Aflac WorkForces Report. For many, that might be true. But why not look at choosing benefits as something more…

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Control your diabetes while controlling costs

November 22, 2017

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 diabetes…

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Why women suffer more from dry eye and how they can find relief

November 22, 2017

NewsUSA More than 16 million Americans report that they suffer from a condition called dry eye, and the total number may be as high as 30 million. Women are twice as likely as men to endure this often-painful condition, with symptoms including irritated, scratchy, or burning eyes, a feeling of something in the eyes, excess…

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