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Family Caregivers Don't Have To Feel Alone

(NAPSI)—If you are or expect to become a family caregiver, you should know that you’re not alone.

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Thursday 07/28/2016
Five Reasons For Women To Take Charge of Their Reproductive Health
Updated: July 29, 2016 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - There are many options when it comes to female reproductive health choices. These are very personal decisions; however, input from your partner and health care provider is paramount. Here is some important information to keep in mind as you speak with your healthcare provider and consider what might be right for you.

Brain foods: Eating for academic success
Updated: July 30, 2016 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - What do the foods your children eat have to do with the grades they bring home? Surprisingly, more than many people think.

Racing To Bed For Better Performance
Updated: July 29, 2016 - 3:32 am

World-Class Triathletes Incorporate Sleep In Daily Training Regime

Chronic Hepatitis C Affects 3.5 Million People In The United States, Yet Half Are Unaware They Are Infected
Updated: July 29, 2016 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—In 2001, William Yarbrough was looking forward to his future. He had relocated his family to Durham, N.C., to pursue his dream job and adopted two young children—growing his family of four to six. He decided to visit his doctor to find out why he was feeling constantly fatigued and was shocked when the results of a simple blood test showed he was infected with chronic hepatitis C (HCV). Like so many others diagnosed with this potentially life-threatening liver disease, William was blind-sided; he wanted to see his children grow old.

Smart Mom Solutions to Reduce Back-to-School Germs
Updated: July 28, 2016 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) Most moms today are armed with a germ-fighting arsenal of anti-bacterial wipes and gels, and are constantly cleaning finger-printed walls and sticky counters. So you think you’re covered this back-to-school season? Think again! The statistics on where germs and illness-causing mold and mildew are lurking are staggering.

Tips to Prevent the Spread of Back-to-School Germs
Updated: July 28, 2016 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) Back-to-school is an exciting time of year for families, but it also means new exposures to germs.

Wednesday 07/27/2016
Breakthrough Medical Technologies Save and Improve Millions of Lives
Updated: July 28, 2016 - 3:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Millions of people are living longer and in better health, thanks to major advances in medical technology that have produced new high-quality, cost-effective therapies.

Tuesday 07/26/2016
What You Don't Know About the Impact of Vision in Your Child's Life
Updated: July 26, 2016 - 3:34 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Just when you are getting used to having your children home for the summer, you realize -- it's already almost time to send them back to school. So you schedule appointments and check-ups, but one thing that often goes unchecked is a child's vision.