What you should know to prepare for a blood test

What you should know to prepare for a blood test (BPT) – A new survey reveals Americans are not aware of what to report prior to a blood test. Only half (52 percent) believe it is very important to report use of supplements to their healthcare provider before getting a blood test. With recent interest…

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Healthy half-time snacking tips from a pro

Healthy half-time snacking tips from a pro (BPT) – Healthy snacking and making good food choices can be difficult any time of the year, but it can be especially tough during the big game. Business Insider reports that only 80 percent of people who start a New Year’s resolution keep that resolution through February. This…

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Resolve to improve your health with omega-3s

Resolve to improve your health with omega-3s (BPT) – Now that the holidays are over, many health-conscious Americans do their best to make healthier choices in the new year. But according to new research, even those who do their best to eat a balanced diet aren’t getting enough omega-3s — essential nutrients that the body…

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Useful tips to help caregivers navigate the cost of care

Useful tips to help caregivers navigate the cost of care (BPT) – When a patient receives bad medical news, it can be a paralyzing moment. It’s easy to see how any serious diagnosis can shatter someone’s life into a million pieces, but we often overlook what’s happening to the caregiver who’s devoting their time and…

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Prescription for a healthy holiday: Tips to safeguard your medicines

Prescription for a healthy holiday: Tips to safeguard your medicines (BPT) – For many people, the holiday season means extra visits with family and friends, creating fun memories, sharing traditions and enjoying the warm glow of family. With all the decorating and activities, it’s easy to let safety slip off your to-do list. But this…

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