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Posted inNewsonline_features/health_and_wellness

For women with ovarian cancer, early communication is key

(BPT) – At first thought, it would appear that Cherie, age 50 from Chicago, Illinois, and Leanne, age 62 from White Plains, New York, don’t have much in common. Cherie enjoys exploring the outdoors and traveling with her husband, while Leanne, a financial advisor, enjoys making jewelry, cooking and gardening at home. However, there is […]

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Medicare Annual Enrollment Period is here: Select a plan that offers the whole-health benefits you need

(BPT) – The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period is here — and it’s important to make sure you have the healthcare coverage you need for the year ahead. It’s also important to understand that not all Medicare health plans are the same. Some offer benefits that can help with the everyday challenges of healthy living — […]

Posted inNewsonline_features/senior_living

Glaucoma: What you need to know about ‘the sneak thief of sight’

(BPT) – “Will I go blind?” It’s a frightening thought that most people have when they are first told they have glaucoma. “Patients are almost always concerned that they are going to lose their vision,” said Dr. Andrew Iwach, executive director of the Glaucoma Center of San Francisco. “The good news for the majority of […]