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Need Medicare? Easy ways to get the benefits you – or your loved ones – deserve

(BPT) – Some 60 million Americans receive Medicare benefits each year to help pay for health care and prescription drugs, according to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal agency that runs the program. Yet, many don’t get the right benefits for their health needs and their budget. “The biggest mistake people eligible

How to find safer alternatives to trendy European baby formulas

(BPT) – It’s no secret how much research parents put into raising a child, especially when it comes to nutrition for their baby. In recent years, American parents have taken interest in European baby formulas, believing them to be purer and more nutritious. As these formulas are not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug

New AHN Cancer Institute Aims to Fight Cancer While Giving Back to the Community

 Modern medicine’s efforts to fight and eliminate cancer are almost as diverse as the disease itself. Different doctors apply different tools and approaches to treat different patients. But when you or a loved one are sick, all you want is the best possible care with the best possible outcome. Now, residents of Western Pennsylvania

How to help maintain your immune system with fermentation

(BPT) – No matter what season or time of year, we all know the importance of a healthy immune system and the central role it plays in overall well-being. While sleep, healthy eating and a balanced lifestyle are all essential for a healthy immune system, clinical studies show fermented supplements are an effective approach to

Flourishing in 6 dimensions: How to choose a senior living facility

  (BPT) – “Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can,” wrote Danny Kaye, beloved Hollywood performer. Kaye’s advice certainly reflected his colorful career. It’s true that the more one expands one’s palette of experiences, the more vibrant life becomes. As you evaluate senior living communities

5 simple ways to protect the ocean

It’s sometimes easy to get caught up in how vast the ocean is, but we need to be reminded of its importance and vulnerability. The ocean contains up to 80% of life on Earth, and provides an important source of fish protein to more than 3 billion people on our planet. To celebrate National Oceans

Internships help Youngstown State students get a running start

When employers look to hire new recruits into their organization, they are looking for more than just a transcript. Experience, education and references are important, but the most successful companies also want to know that the people they’re bringing in are the right fit for their corporate culture. They want to know that you are

Your Loved One Is Safer Here: Why Moving Your Elderly from Assisted Living Facilities Can Be Dangerous

We’ve seen the frightening images on our TV screens.  Much has been made of COVID-19’s apparent targeting of senior living communities across the United States. The result is the assumption that all care facilities are unsafe, leading loved ones of the elderly to believe that their seniors may be better off in their home or

7 Reasons Why You Should Try Prenatal Yoga Now

 Nurture your mind, body, and growing baby with prenatal yoga. It reduces stress and anxiety; improves sleep; decreases lower back pain, nausea, headaches and shortness of breath; increases flexibility and endurance needed for childbirth; and bolsters mental and emotional well-being. “Typical prenatal yoga classes start with a meditation. The hope is that one of

Get Closer: National Aviary Features Seasonal Events to Educate and Entertain

At the National Aviary in Pittsburgh, conservation isn’t just for the birds.  Located in the North Side region of Pittsburgh, the National Aviary is a destination for families and visitors worldwide, offering unparalleled opportunities to get close to beautiful, rare and fascinating species from every continent but Antarctica. People may flock to the National Aviary