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(BPT) - Affecting more than 1.6 million Americans, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (UC) — known collectively as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) — are painful, chronic conditions that attack the gastrointestinal tract which is responsible for digestion of food, absorption of nutrients and elimination of waste.

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Wednesday 11/18/2015
Must-have home tech makes holiday entertaining brighter
Updated: November 25, 2015 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - Good times with loved ones are an important part of the holidays, so it’s understandable if you want everyone to put down their smartphones and turn off the TV while you’re sharing a holiday meal. But you can “tech the halls” to help get the most from your holiday entertaining! Did you know that certain home gadgets can actually make the season easier and more enjoyable – and give you more time to spend with those you love?

Tuesday 11/17/2015
Intrusive robo-dialing: Good news, the end is near
Updated: November 21, 2015 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - The scene is all too familiar: you’re in the middle of dinner and suddenly a telemarketer’s call or dead air on the end of the line rudely interrupts your meal. Thanks to the FCC, this approach is gradually becoming a thing of the past. On June 18, 2015, the FCC adopted a proposal that will eventually lead to the demise of those unwanted calls. But due to increased regulation, privacy concerns and people just not answering their phones, the market research industry is now taking a new approach to gathering data.

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Updated: November 18, 2015 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—When the holidays, a birthday, anniversary or other occasion comes your way, you can be seen as someone with a gift for giving-and you don’t have to break the bank to do so.

Monday 11/16/2015
Dashing through the store (on a budget): Tips for navigating holiday deals
Updated: November 24, 2015 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - The holiday season is a time to celebrate family by giving and receiving gifts, but it can quickly get expensive. Black Friday deals offer great opportunities to save on gifts for everyone on your list without sacrificing quality. Navigate the hectic post-Thanksgiving shopping scene like a champ, and save more money with these five tips and tricks.

Friday 11/13/2015
Learning To Protect Patients' Privacy
Updated: November 14, 2015 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)-There’s something the majority of people fear about going to the doctor—and it has nothing to do with pain. It’s about privacy. A recent University of Phoenix commissioned survey discovered more than 75 percent of U.S. adults express concern that their health care records are vulnerable to hackers.

Tuesday 11/10/2015
Your holiday shopping guide: 4 ways to cut through the clutter this holiday season
Updated: November 18, 2015 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but for you and your family, it’s also the busiest. The holidays bring trips to book, parties to plan, meals to cook, homes to clean and of course, work and school schedules to manage. On top of that, you have to tackle perhaps the most daunting task of all — the holiday shopping list.

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Updated: November 18, 2015 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - For many people, reconnecting with loved ones is the highlight of the holiday season. This is especially true if it’s the only time of the year they see distant friends or family. Enjoying time with loved ones near and far poses unique challenges but the rewards are certainly worth it. Get inspired by the ideas below and you’ll be ready to celebrate the holidays with your loved ones, no matter where they are.

Sunday 11/08/2015
5 ways to increase your productivity and turn 'due' to 'done'
Updated: November 16, 2015 - 1:34 am

(BPT) - Take a look at your to-do list and ask yourself how many things on the list can be finished when you get around to them. Now how many things on that list need to be done as soon as possible or should have been finished yesterday? Chances are the second list is longer.



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