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6:34 AM / Friday January 22, 2021

Seniors

Should we really get 10,000 steps a day?

October 16, 2020

What science says about how much daily walking actually makes you healthier By Jill Waldbieser, If you haven’t noticed — from the parade huffing by your suburban window every morning or the crowds you encounter at the nearby nature path — walking is big right now. The Rails to Trails conservancy charts a nearly 200…

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Know the facts about pulmonary fibrosis

September 17, 2020

BPT Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is a progressive and debilitating disease that leads to scarring of the lungs, with no known cure. Yet, while more than 200,000 Americans are living with the disease, there are still many myths and misconceptions surrounding causes, treatments, diagnosis and more. The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) is here to set the…

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Chronic pain management can’t wait for the end of the pandemic

September 10, 2020

BPT When COVID-19 halted all non-essential health services, it begged the question – what types of care can’t be delayed? Treatment for chronic pain, for one. Not only is pain management essential care, it’s even more critical during stressful times. The good news is the pandemic has inspired innovations, such as telehealth and minimally invasive…

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Yogic breathing techniques support respiratory health

August 14, 2020

BPT Because it happens automatically, you probably don’t put much thought into your breathing. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought focused attention to respiratory health. Conscious breathing — the yoga practice of pranayama — can help support respiratory health, mental wellness and the body’s physical ability to protect itself. Pranayama basics and benefits Pranayama is…

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