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Monday 08/14/2017
Pets help seniors stay healthier and happier, wherever they live, studies show
Updated: August 21, 2017 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Collette once said, “Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.” Pets provide meaningful social support for owners, and they can be especially beneficial for seniors. Ample research shows pet ownership delivers physical and mental health benefits for seniors, regardless of whether they’re living on their own or in a senior living community.

Wednesday 08/09/2017
Daughters in the Workplace Need More Support
Updated: August 09, 2017 - 1:38 pm

(NewsUSA) - For the millions of women caring for an aging adult while balancing a full-time job, it can be a struggle to juggle conflicting demands.

Tuesday 08/01/2017
Looking for balance? Fighting fatigue? Your diet might be a place to start
Updated: August 09, 2017 - 1:34 am

(BPT) - Adults today are constantly searching for balance in life. While balance can be broadly defined, in simple terms it is rooted in equal proportions. The human body demands an equilibrium in order to sustain proper mental, physical and spiritual health. But, achieving balance can be difficult when everyday personal and environmental stresses (such as work, poor diet, harsh sunlight and pollution) expose the body to cell-damaging oxidative stress.

Tuesday 07/25/2017
One man's struggle with PTSD, 40 years later
Updated: August 02, 2017 - 1:35 am

(BPT) - Bobby Barrera’s career as a Marine ended abruptly at age 21. While in Vietnam, on his first mission, a land mine explosion took his right hand at the wrist and left arm at the shoulder, and left him with severe burns over 40 percent of his body and face.

Friday 07/21/2017
Take precautions in the heat - lifesaving tips
Updated: July 29, 2017 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - From tornadoes and floods to hail and lightning storms, the United States experiences a broad array of extreme weather. Fatalities do occur, but many people are surprised to learn that the weather event that causes the greatest number of deaths is heat.

Wednesday 07/19/2017
Championing the Right to Age Well
Updated: July 20, 2017 - 1:35 pm

(NewsUSA) - In 1967, one of today's most iconic runners made her mark in history.

Tuesday 07/11/2017
This simple test can set you on the road to a lifetime of better health
Updated: July 19, 2017 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - Here's a sobering statistic for you: 20 percent of all deaths in the United States can be attributed to poor lifestyle factors and behavioral choices. It's difficult to swallow, but fortunately new research also finds that those who take the time to establish a simple screening routine improve their chances of modifying their behavior toward a healthy lifestyle.

Thursday 06/29/2017
Pancreatic cancer: Know your family, know your risk
Updated: July 07, 2017 - 1:34 am

(BPT) - Pancreatic cancer is one of the most deadly cancers, with a mere 29 percent one-year survival rate. In 2016, pancreatic cancer became the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States, surpassing breast cancer.

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