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How fake news might affect your favorite foods

(BPT) - The “certified organic” seal is synonymous with healthy living and clean eating. But what exactly does it mean? And who decides what is or is not certified organic?

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Wednesday 01/18/2017
3 things you should know about 'surprise medical bills'
Updated: January 19, 2017 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Patients receiving medical care increasingly also receive something unexpected and troubling — a bill they thought would be paid by their health insurance plan.

5 ways telehealth can simplify your life
Updated: January 19, 2017 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - In recent years, we have seen tremendous advances in the areas of technology and medicine, along with more overlap between the two fields. Every year, new technology assists in the diagnosis, treatment and care of different medical conditions. As the new year begins, one new technology trend that you can look forward to is telehealth.

A Wedding Investment That Can Last A Lifetime
Updated: January 19, 2017 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—Planning for a dazzling smile on your wedding day—and in all those wedding photos—may be one of the smartest moves brides and grooms can make as they plan their big day.

Running For A Lifetime
Updated: January 19, 2017 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—Here’s news that may bring you to your feet: A study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that as little as five to 10 minutes of low-intensity running a day can extend your life by several years, compared with not running at all. Running is one of the best forms of cardiovascular exercise, with numerous physiological and psychological benefits.

Give Kids A Smile
Updated: January 19, 2017 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—Here’s information many families may care to sink their teeth into: Although tooth decay is largely preventable, it remains one of the most common chronic diseases of children.

Reach Your Resolutions
Updated: January 19, 2017 - 3:32 am

5 Ways To Create Healthy Days
Updated: January 19, 2017 - 3:32 am

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Friday 01/13/2017
How to Tell if You Have Flu, Cold or Stomach Flu, and What to Know
Updated: January 13, 2017 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) While each year millions in the U.S. are sickened during flu season, many can’t distinguish between symptoms of the seasonal strain of the flu, a cold and the “stomach flu.” Knowing the difference, and how to properly treat each virus, can speed recovery.