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Genetic testing advances give hope to people with rare diseases

(BPT) – Rare diseases have long been difficult for doctors to diagnose and treat. Symptoms can be vague or confusing and the diseases are often not widely known. People living with rare diseases called primary immunodeficiencies (PIDs), including neutropenia, face challenges with diagnosis and treatment. Their journey to find answers may include years of infections […]

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What are postbiotics and why should they be part of your daily routine?

(BPT) – Many of us are looking for ways to be more proactive about our health. One way to accomplish that is by adopting more healthy habits to support our immune systems. “In addition to adequate sleep, exercise, eating a balanced diet and managing stress, it’s also important to support gut health,” says Keri Gans, […]

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How Personal Determinants of Health can help improve your well-being

(BPT) – Everyone faces adversity at one point or another that may affect happiness and overall well-being. And adversity has not been in short supply during the COVID-19 pandemic. In many cases, you are given opportunities to adapt or grow from these experiences, in order to come out stronger on the other side. However, your […]

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5 steps to help stop the rise in deaths from heart attack and stroke

(BPT) – Permission granted by ShantaQuilette Carter-Williams. At 42, ShantaQuilette Carter-Williams never saw herself as someone who had a heart problem. She was active, paid attention to what she ate and felt healthy. But one day, while on her usual run, she felt her heart flutter and went to the doctor. Six years later, after […]

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3 top strategies to keep bones strong

(BPT) – Healthy bodies need healthy bones. Bones support our weight, protect our internal organs and provide a platform for our muscles to work. Unfortunately, we don’t always treat our bones right. There are many common behaviors or attributes that weaken the skeletal structure, including: Smoking Drinking alcohol in excess Lack of exercise / sedentary […]

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A surprising way families are coping with pandemic stress

(BPT) – Due to the pandemic, everyone’s lives have been turned upside down. This is especially true for families coping with altered routines at school, learning from home or both. Children are stressed about their routines, and parents are anxious, too. Emily Hanley, mother of 6-year-old Cameron, said this year became increasingly challenging for her […]

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