With Back to School Comes Back to Sleep

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(BPT) – The start of the new school year is the perfect time to renew habits that keep students happy and healthy — including sleep. Unfortunately, many children and teens don’t get the amount of sleep they need to thrive at school. One culprit robbing many of their much-needed sleep is right on their phones…

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5 steps to reduce your risk of falling

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(BPT) – When you’re active and young at heart, it’s easy to forget that you may be losing some strength, flexibility and balance as you age. Because these changes happen gradually, you may be unaware of the added risks of falling. That risk can sneak up on you as you’re busy enjoying life. But the…

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Young man’s battle with genetic heart disease inspires hope


(BPT) – Many people start their stories with, “Heart disease and stroke run in my family.” But “runs in the family” is not a diagnosis. Genetic cholesterol disorders are often the hidden cause of early heart attack and stroke. Like many men in their 20s, Chad Gradney led a healthy, active lifestyle as a father…

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