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6:49 AM / Wednesday May 22, 2019

Health

Where does your turkey come from? It does matter

November 9, 2018

BPT It’s 6 a.m. in Bell County, Texas. The sun is yet to peek over the horizon on what will become a steamy summer day, but Darrell Glaser is already strolling through his turkey houses to ensure the birds on his family farm are comfortable. The farm has been in Glaser’s family for nearly 100…

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Three workouts everyone over 60 needs

November 2, 2018

BPT You want to live the healthiest life possible and you realize that to do so, you can’t rely on the same old exercise routine. You need to change it up and adjust your plans as you grow older. It may seem daunting, but the good news is that staying fit can be easier than…

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Center offers hope and help for binge eating disorder

October 26, 2018

NEWSUSA Many individuals who struggle with food and weight may be undiagnosed with the mental health illness of binge eating disorder (BED), according to a leading health psychologist. “The good news is that BED is highly treatable,” says health psychologist Dr. Julie Friedman of Eating Recovery Center. “The bad news is that most people have…

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Key to better sleep: cherry juice

October 12, 2018

NEWSUSA Many busy adults in the United States ignore or downplay sleep problems because they underestimate the importance of quality sleep for overall health. Travel with time changes can be especially disruptive to sleep, as can daylight savings time, according to Randy Bird, a nutritionist at the University of Virginia. One tasty and effective way…

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Demystifying the mammogram discussion

October 5, 2018

NEWSUSA Women have been told to get a mammogram every year starting at age 40. Why? What are the downsides to getting checked – or not – each year for breast cancer? The American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Society of Breast Imaging recommend that women get a mammogram each year starting at 40….

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Making it count: Five tips for choosing a health plan

September 28, 2018

BPT This fall millions will head to the polls to cast their vote in the mid-term elections, but they have another important choice to make as well: their health care coverage for 2019. People will have the opportunity to select or switch their health insurance plans for 2019 during open or annual enrollment. But unlike…

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How to spot and treat four common children’s health Issues

September 20, 2018

BPT From a cough that won’t go away to a sore throat they caught from the classroom, children and their vulnerable immune systems can fall victim to common illnesses quicker and more often than adults. However, while these health issues are typical, it is not always easy to identify what they are when symptoms strike….

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A surprising solution for stress relief

September 20, 2018

FAMILY FEATURES From finances and health concerns to lengthy to-do lists, there are numerous sources of strain in the lives of most people. According to a survey conducted by Wakefield Research, 68 percent of people feel stress on a weekly basis and 32 percent are stressed every day. Women, in particular, are impacted, as 25…

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