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1:00 AM / Tuesday November 21, 2017

Health

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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WDAS FM, Power 99 and Smooth Jazz ‘JJZ announce the inaugural ‘Philadelphia Sista Strut’ 3K Breast Cancer Walk on June 17

April 22, 2017

Proceeds will benefit The American Association for Cancer Research WDAS FM, Philly’s Best R&B & Throwbacks, Power 99, Philadelphia’s Hip Hop and R&B, and Smooth Jazz ‘JJZ 1480 will hold its inaugural Sista Strut 3K Breast Cancer Walk on Saturday, June 17 at Xfinity Live! in Philadelphia.  Proceeds will benefit The American Association for Cancer…

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The overuse of imaging procedures on the decline since 2008

April 14, 2017

Doctors have been ordering fewer of the most expensive imaging studies The use of high tech imaging studies — the CTs, MRIs, nuclear scans, and ultrasounds that help physicians diagnose disease — had been rising rapidly between 2000 and 2008. In order to help curb growing healthcare costs, new Medicare policies were put in place…

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Autism Risk Factors

March 31, 2017

Written by the Healthline Editorial Team www.healthline.com Overview The causes of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) remain unknown. Genetics may play a part. If you have a sibling or parent with ASD, or you have certain chromosomal conditions, you’re more likely to develop ASD. Environmental factors, like early exposure to certain chemicals, may also affect your…

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Preparing for surgery? These tips could save your life

March 31, 2017

BPT If surgery is in your future, it’s never too early to prepare. Whether you’re having an outpatient procedure or a major operation involving a hospital stay, the American Society of Anesthesiologists encourages you to take simple steps to be ready for the big day, starting with talking with your physician anesthesiologist, a vital member…

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CeCe Winans accepts the Spirit Award at Lisa Collins’ 20th Annual “First Ladies High Tea”

November 16, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  CeCe Winans (Photo: Jamie Lamor Thompson / Shutterstock)   By Florence Anthony Lisa Collins’ 20th...

Seniors

Savvy Senior: Assistance dogs provide help and love

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Dear Savvy Senior What can you tell me about assistance dogs for people with disabilities? My sister,...

Food And Beverage

A Very Versatile Holiday

November 16, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Cola and Brown Sugar Glazed Ham   Family Features When planning this year’s holiday menu,...

Entertainment

Actress Della Reese dead at 86

November 20, 2017

(LOS ANGELES) — Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest...

Health

Simple ways to follow a low-glycemic eating plan for better health

November 16, 2017

BPT Adopting a diet that mainly consists of foods ranking low on the Glycemic Index (GI) can...

Oasis

God won’t let you be defeated

November 16, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs In my most recent YouTube family vlog (I love that you’re subscribing!), as I...

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