Don’t let cataracts make you miss out on living life to the fullest

(BPT) – Does your life today look different than it did in your younger years — literally? If things seem more cloudy and blurry than usual, even with your glasses on, you may be one of 24 million Americans living with cataracts.[1] Cataracts might be slow to make themselves known, but the ultimate impact they have […]

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A healthier, happier summer starts with these tips

(BPT) – In the cold of winter, at the start of the year, people all across the country resolve to live a healthier lifestyle — yet summer is actually the perfect time to start your resolution. Think about it: the weather is beautiful, the kids are out of school and fresh produce is abundant. Instead […]

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Menopause and painful sex: What you need to know

(BPT) – This year, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of National Senior Health & Fitness Day. The common goal for this observance is simple: to help keep Americans healthy and fit at any age. This national awareness day is the perfect opportunity for individuals to make or renew resolutions around ageing and health and to […]

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Caring for caregivers: Resources for navigating an important job

(BPT) – When David Bowen’s father fell taking out the trash in 2016, it set in motion a series of health challenges the family is still battling together. Bowen, 62, hired a part-time professional caregiver to assist his father along with his mother, who was battling Alzheimer’s, but he found himself serving as a caregiver […]

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Think you’re too old to quit smoking? Think again

(BPT) – It’s no secret that tobacco smoke can be deadly. It is strongly linked to everything from cancer and stroke to pulmonary issues and heart disease. Although the prevalence of smoking in the U.S. decreased from 21 percent to 17 percent of adults over the past five years, according to America’s Health Rankings, the risk […]

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