How much do you know about your healthcare professional?

(NC) If you’re getting treatment from a health practitioner like a chiropractor, midwife or optometrist, it’s a good idea to find out as much information as you can about them. It’s simple to view your healthcare professional’s record by checking with their regulatory college. Each college has a public register of the professionals they oversee […]

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Millennials prefer healthy habits, less likely to choose opioids to manage pain

(BPT) – Often spending their days hunched over phones, tablets or computers and their free time at spin class or playing sports, millennials are the next generation poised to experience chronic pain. Even at their young age, Millennials say acute and chronic pain are already interfering with their quality of life. But while older generations […]

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Pets help seniors stay healthier and happier, wherever they live, studies show

(BPT) – French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Collette once said, “Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.” Pets provide meaningful social support for owners, and they can be especially beneficial for seniors. Ample research shows pet ownership delivers physical and mental health benefits for seniors, regardless of whether they’re living on their own or in […]

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Use your life insurance for cash now?

Article By: June Yee The costs of caregiving bear out the fact that growing old can carry real financial burdens. Recent innovations in the financial services industry underline concerns about paying these costs. Critical illness insurance and long-term care insurance as well as a more recent innovation, the so-called “nursing care” annuity, are touted as […]

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