Monthly Archives: January 2017

Over 50? You’re at Increased Risk for Shingles

Over 50? You’re at Increased Risk for Shingles (BPT) – A few years ago, a Harris Interactive-sponsored poll* found that Americans consider 50 to be the “perfect age” to live forever in good health. For many, the half­-century mark can be a time when experience and opportunity balance perfectly — as told by the saying…

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Caring for those who care for others

Caring for those who care for others (BPT) – Caregivers come in many forms – full-time, part-time, family, friends and professionals. Many people will be a caregiver at some point in their lives, and a recent report by the National Alliance for Caregiving and the AARP showed that more than 43.5 million adults, or about…

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4 mindful strategies for a healthy 2017

4 mindful strategies for a healthy 2017 (BPT) – Losing weight and increasing exercise commonly make the top of New Year’s resolution lists. Yet many people fall short of their wellness goals each year. What can you do differently in 2017 to ensure you’re among those who succeed? “Mental health and taking time for yourself…

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10-minute healthy habits for 2017

5 healthy changes in 10 minutes or less (BPT) – Healthy living is an admirable goal no matter what time of year. The problem is that many people shoot for the stars, resolving to lose a big amount of weight or completely give up foods they adore. A better approach is to make small changes…

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