7:41 PM / Tuesday September 21, 2021


Best sleeping tips for heading back to work this fall

September 10, 2021

BPT After summer breaks and trips are over, it’s time for everyone to head back to their regular routines of work and school. While getting back on schedule can be a hard adjustment, re-establishing a good sleep routine can also be challenging. According to a recent study conducted by SleepScore Labs, 68% of Americans are…

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New clinical trial open for patients with a specific form of lung cancer

August 27, 2021

BPT According to a study published by the National Institutes of Health, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), which makes up over 80% of lung cancers, is the single leading cause of cancer deaths in the world. NSCLC is typically diagnosed in patients over the age of 65. And according to the National Cancer Institute, non-small…

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Shining a light on ALS disease

August 20, 2021

BPT When Phil Green, a husband and father to four children, was diagnosed with ALS in 2018, he decided he was going to dedicate his life to advocating for other people and families affected by the disease. “To me, I was still the same person that I had always been,” Green says as he recounts…

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Age 65 or older? You’re at higher risk for pneumococcal pneumonia

August 6, 2021

BPT Adults aged 65 years and older are now getting back to doing the things they love, whether that includes spending time with family, traveling or enjoying new hobbies. However, as we emerge from the pandemic, serious respiratory diseases like pneumococcal pneumonia can sideline these plans. That’s why it’s more important than ever to stay…

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Five steps to choosing the perfect all-inclusive resort

July 9, 2021

BPT After a year of being stuck at home, many could use a change of scenery and a much-needed escape from the monotony of day-to-day life during the pandemic. Imagine waking up each morning and everything you need is right at your fingertips — sun, fun, entertainment, relaxation, great food and drink and your favorite…

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Couple celebrates 50 golden years of marriage

July 8, 2021

Congratulations to Desmond and Herleen English, who celebrated their 50th golden wedding anniversary on Friday, June 25, 2021. After a year of being isolated from their family and friends, the lovely couple were thrilled to gather on Saturday, June 26 at the Marriott Dock Street Hotel. The Englishes migrated from South America to Philadelphia more…

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Daring Décor: Orchids add splashy color and style to any space

June 3, 2021

STATEPOINT It’s no secret that spending the past year in quarantine has made people focus more on their homes. DIY projects are at an all-time high. Painting. Furniture fixups. Baking. Outdoor and indoor gardening. That’s right. Indoor gardening is hot. During the pandemic, people searched “Buy Plants” on Google more than “Buy Shoes.” This may…

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Week In Review

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The Spoilers

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