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How consumer and farmer attitudes are making a positive impact on pig farming

  (BPT) – At a time when consumer interest in sustainability is changing how many companies make, source and distribute products, concern for the humane treatment of farmed animals is focusing shoppers’ attention on where their food comes from. In response to consumer demand, a new California law, Proposition 12 or The Farm Animal Confinement Initiative, aims to

7 reasons why succession planning should be top of mind with business owners this fall

  (BPT) – Building your business has been your life’s passion. You have dedicated much time, energy and finances to ensure its success, and you want that success to continue even after you are no longer involved in the daily operations. This is why succession planning is essential. Consider these two scenarios: First, you’re 75

Family-Building Benefits: A Must for Today’s Workforce

  (BPT) – The pandemic has forever changed how, where and why we work. As a result, employers and employees alike are re-evaluating workplace benefits, including family-building benefits like parental leave and fertility treatments. Yet, recent data from the Society for Human Resource Management reveals that the number of employers offering benefits like paid maternity, paternity and

Tips every small business owner needs to know to up their business game

(BPT) – Successful small businesses are the ones that remain adaptable, forward-thinking, and leverage the right resources. As we enter the fall, there’s never been a better time to explore new opportunities to take your business to the next level. Read on for a few expert tips on how to help your business venture grow.

Tackling climate change means leveraging beef’s benefits

  (BPT) – Beef is valued for its flavor and nutrition in cuisines worldwide. However, recently you may have heard that eating beef is bad for the environment, so you’re unsure if you should limit consumption. What you may not have heard about are the benefits that beef cattle provide for the planet. Beef is

Worried about your loved one? How to help veterans at risk of suicide

  (BPT) – Returning to civilian life can be difficult for veterans, especially if they struggle with mental health. Too often, veterans experiencing mental health challenges are embarrassed to ask for help. This fear of what others will think is a stigma that often prevents them from seeking care. According to the latest Annual Warrior Survey from

Understanding Addiction to Support Recovery

  (BPT) – September is National Recovery Month, an opportunity to promote and support treatment and recovery practices. To stop drug overdoses and raise awareness about addiction and recovery, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control launched an education campaign focused on reducing stigma. The campaign provides

Higher-dose flu vaccines help protect older, vulnerable populations

  (BPT) – The immune system is a complex and powerful network that protects the body from infection. Because the immune system weakens with age, older adults are at a higher risk for getting sick – and have more difficulty fighting off infection. Some illnesses, like the flu, may not be a health threat to

Proper tire maintenance can help you stay safe, manage inflation and care for Mother Earth

(BPT) – When you think about the safety features on your car, seatbelts and airbags likely come to mind. While most people understand the lifesaving value of these devices, many are unaware of another important component of your car essential to safety: your tires. Modern tires are carefully designed for safety, performance, efficiency and reliability.

Why the Key to Stopping Your Migraine Attack May Be Right Under Your Nose

  (BPT) – When a migraine hits, your life screeches to a halt. You want relief fast and consider taking your prescription pills, but you don’t think you can keep them down. Your nausea is overwhelming, and your stomach is too sensitive right now. What other options are there? Fortunately, the answer to your migraine