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(NAPSI)—The discovery of insulin 100 years ago led to many research and clinical advances that have greatly improved strategies used to help people manage diabetes to live longer and healthier lives. Before insulin, physicians treated people with diabetes, a disease that occurs when blood gl…

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(Family Features) Ask anyone to recall their most treasured childhood memories, and you’re likely to hear tales about time spent with loved ones, grandparents in particular. As an adult, you may find yourself wondering how to help your kids create those magical moments with their grandparent…

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(BPT) - After a year of interrupted learning, this school year, parents everywhere are reflecting on how their children are doing, academically and emotionally. And it’s not surprising — a recent study found that 61% of parents believe there will be increased challenges as children head back…

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(BPT) - At some point during parenthood, everyone struggles with feeding their children the right foods. Is it green enough? Does it have the right vitamins? Will it help support their immune system?

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(BPT) - Jolting awake in the middle of the night to the screeching sound of your child’s low blood sugar alert alarm. Feeling the onset of blurry vision during a road trip with the closest exit miles away. That stubborn low blood sugar that won’t raise no matter how many gummy bears are eaten.

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(Family Features) Alopecia areata is a common autoimmune condition that causes hair loss on the scalp, face and other areas of the body. Nearly 7 million people in the United States are affected by the condition that has no cure, effective treatments or standard of care. Alopecia areata can …

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(Family Features) After spending months of extra time at home with their pets, many pet owners are looking to plan pet-inclusive vacations. In fact, 85% of pet parents say they’re likely to travel within the next year and 65% say they are ready to bring their pets along, according to an onli…

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(Family Features) Alopecia areata is an autoimmune skin disease that’s more common than many people think. It causes hair loss on the scalp, face, and other areas of the body, affecting as many as 6.8 million people in the United States. People of all ages, genders and ethnic groups can deve…

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(Family Features) For first-time parents or even families with multiple children, the decision to place your little bundle of joy in someone else’s care be a difficult one. However, the benefits of day care can be significant, especially for children who start a program as infants.

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(Family Features) Alopecia areata is a common autoimmune condition that causes hair loss on the scalp, face and sometimes other areas of the body. Even though nearly 7 million people in the United States are affected by the condition, there is no cure, effective commercially available treatm…

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(Family Features) Mornings are often the most important part of the day – they can make or break your mood and set the tone for all of your to-dos. To help combat the hecticness that can arrive when the sun comes up, consider these five tips for a stress-free start to the day.

(NAPSI)—Your dental health professional would like you to get something straight: Your smile. A tidy row of straight teeth will not only make your smile look great and boost your confidence, it can help your health in several ways:Less Gum RecessionGum tissue is sensitive to pressure. When y…

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(BPT) - Fall is a busy time of year. Families are embracing new back-to-school and work routines whether in person or online, and events and activities are popping up on the calendar. Having go-to meal and snack solutions that don’t require a lot of prep time is a smart strategy to navigate …

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(BPT) - Student wellness is a key part of success in school, especially this year. While proactive measures like increased hand washing are widely implemented, it's important not to overlook oral health like a sensitive tooth, throbbing mouth pain or even a cavity. These are signs of tooth d…

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(NAPSI)—There’s good news, bad news and better news about combating cancer in America these days.The good news is there’s been an overall decline in U.S. cancer deaths since 1991.The bad news is not all patients have benefited equally from advances in prevention, early detection and precisio…

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(NAPSMI)—Overall, cancer deaths in America have fallen in the last several decades, but not everyone has benefited equally from advances in cancer prevention, detection and treatment. Black people have the highest death rate and shortest survival of any racial and ethnic group in the US for …

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(NAPSI)—Parents can help their children practically eliminate their chance of getting cavities, often at no cost—yet they don’t. Here’s a closer look at this conundrum:Be Smart About SealantsBeyond daily brushing and flossing, dental sealants have been shown to significantly reduce the risk …

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(NAPSI)—Mississippi has one of the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the nation. Myths and misinformation, which can spread faster than the virus, are contributing to lower vaccine confidence. “Mississippi residents should closely scrutinize the sources of health information they rely on …

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(NAPSI)—Alabama has one of the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the nation. Myths and misinformation, which can spread faster than the virus, are contributing to lower vaccine confidence. “Alabama residents should closely scrutinize the sources of health information they rely on and ask …

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(NAPSI)—North Carolina has one of the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the nation. Myths and misinformation, which can spread faster than the virus, are contributing to lower vaccine confidence. “North Carolina residents should closely scrutinize the sources of health information they re…

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(NAPSI)—Tennessee has one of the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the nation. Myths and misinformation, which can spread faster than the virus, are contributing to lower vaccine confidence. “Tennessee residents should closely scrutinize the sources of health information they rely on and …

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(Family Features) Before the pandemic, the choice for most families looking for child care was relatively simple: they either found a center close to work or close to home. As employers share their return-to-work plans, many parents are re-evaluating their child care arrangements and trying …

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(Family Features) Your body’s immune system protects against illness and infection, fighting off threats before you even know there’s a problem. Even though your immune system usually does its job automatically, you can give it a boost with habits that promote wellness and support immunity.

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(Family Features) For pet parents, traveling can be tricky, from finding a reliable pet sitter to worrying about your pet’s separation anxiety while you’re gone. To help alleviate some stress, consider a popular alternative: bringing your pet along for the journey.

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(BPT) - September, 2021 – A new survey from Prevent Cancer Foundation® reveals that ninety percent (90%) of women engaged in normal activities, such as visiting friends, dining out and shopping, when local pandemic restrictions were lifted, but only forty-eight (48%) visited their doctors’ offices.

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(BPT) - Fourteen-year-old Kael, who lives with a severe blood disorder, is “obsessed with flying.” That love of aviation makes sense considering his great-grandfather, grandfather and father are all pilots, making Kael a fourth-generation aviation geek. Despite the ongoing pandemic, Kael got…

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(BPT) - Milk is good for you, but did you know it’s becoming better for the planet, too? Delicious and nutritious, milk benefits people and the environment in many exciting ways. Catch up on the latest milk trivia with this at-a-glance primer.

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(StatePoint) Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a rare disease that can be passed down from generation to generation within families. This condition causes numerous cysts to grow in the kidneys, resulting in the kidneys enlarging and losing function over time. Additionally, nearly 50 percent…

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(NAPSI)—For many students, learning and school excitement can be stifled by caution and worry about bullying—but it can be alleviated.The ProblemChildren who are bullied or who bully others may have lasting difficulties. Bullies are more likely to drop out of school, engage in criminal behav…