Monthly Archives: December 2022

Sounding up for lung cancer: Tips on feeling empowered


(BPT) – A lung cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming. Many people living with lung cancer may be hesitant to share what they are going through, speak up about their needs or advocate for themselves. This can potentially lead them to delay treatment, not remain on treatment or not seek treatment at all. But there are…

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Testing for osteoporosis: Assessing your risk for bone breaks

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(BPT) – As people age, they become more likely to develop osteoporosis, a disease that occurs when bones lose density and mass. This can cause bones to be brittle, weak and easily broken. The good news is, if you’re at risk of osteoporosis, there are proactive measures you can take to monitor your bone health….

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Learn about PPP, a rare disease that causes temporary paralysis

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(BPT) – Imagine you’re a college student performing with your musical theater troupe. It’s summertime and swampy-hot at the outdoor venue, and it doesn’t help that you’re wearing a pioneer dress that weighs about 10 pounds. But you’re singing and dancing under the spotlights, and your partner is picking you up to do a dance…

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