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When antidepressants aren’t enough, add-on therapies may make a difference for those with depression

(BPT) – This article is sponsored by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. and Lundbeck. In the United States, an estimated 17.3 million American adults suffer from major depressive disorder (MDD), or depression. Depression is a serious mental illness characterized by symptoms that last at least two weeks, cause significant functional impairment, and can occur, on and […]

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Lessons in Love from Military Couples: Tips to Strengthen Any Relationship

(BPT) – From the stress of deployments to frequent moves, military couples face a number of unique challenges. But in working through those distinctive experiences come universal lessons in love. Cohen Veterans Network, a national not-for-profit network of mental health clinics for post-9/11 veterans and military families, has 5 strategies derived from their work with […]

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Tiny Teeth Are A BIG Deal

(NAPSI)—With more than half of the state’s third graders having experienced tooth decay, the Tooth Fairy is canvassing the state—virtually—to help improve the dental health habits of her young friends, in hopes of a cavity-free Washington. “Children who experience tooth decay are more likely to miss school, have lower academic success, experience nutritional and speech […]

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7 Tips for Making 2021 Your Best Year from Alani Nu and The Vitamin Shoppe

(BPT) – It’s a new year and many of us are working to keep up our 2021 resolutions around better personal health and wellness. Throughout the past year, people have learned that making health a priority is more important than ever. In 2021, it’s the perfect time to set attainable health goals and make self-care […]

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Making strides in GVHD patient care: The power behind a winning idea

(BPT) – For individuals living with blood cancer, stem cell transplantation can offer a potential cure. Over the last decade, survival rates for patients who receive such transplants have been improving. However, for a small group of these patients, an allogenic stem cell transplantation may result in another disease called graft-vs-host disease (GVHD), a potentially […]

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Heart to Heart: How Staying Connected Helps Your Cardiac Health

(BPT) – This February, heart health and cardiac care will receive special attention during American Heart Month, but it will look different than in years past. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, technology like apps and remote monitoring helped patients stay connected to their physicians no matter where they were, without having to leave their […]

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Planning, Early Treatment Key To Successful BRD Control In Cattle

Easy-to-use, fast-acting therapy makes big difference in sick calves (NAPSI)—Newly weaned cattle don’t always handle changing temperatures and environments well, especially in the fall and winter when conditions can be more extreme. But by working closely with their veterinarian to have an effective treatment plan and proven therapeutic products on hand before cattle arrive, producers […]

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Advocating at the doctor’s office – how to find treatment for psoriatic arthritis

(BPT) – Sponsored by Eli Lilly and Company Managing symptoms from an autoimmune disease is difficult. One condition in particular, psoriatic arthritis, is especially challenging. A progressive form of inflammatory arthritis, it can cause swelling, stiffness and pain in and around the joints and can be difficult to diagnose, leaving individuals feeling helpless at the […]