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Actor James Van Der Beek insists on the facts about flu vaccination

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(BPT) - Actor and father James Van Der Beek joined forces with AstraZeneca and FluMist® Quadrivalent (Influenza Vaccine Live, Intranasal) to create a short video, which encourages families across the nation to become educated about the importance of flu vaccination. The campaign, a partnership between Van Der Beek and AstraZeneca, aims to debunk common misconceptions about seasonal influenza and its prevention that cause many individuals to avoid vaccination.
Each flu season, James and his wife take preventive measures to help keep their family healthy, including eating well and staying active. This year, James is excited to spread the word – and the facts – about the severity of influenza and importance of annual vaccination to help prevent the flu.

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Real estate transitions: Helping seniors stay at home safely

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Many seniors prefer to stay in their homes as long as possible and that is often the most convenient, lowest cost and least stressful option. Little things can make a big difference — here are some great ideas for improving safety, convenience and peace of mind with simple changes and/or technology.

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Beyond sound: The link between hearing loss and cognitive health

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(BPT) – Difficulty hearing may be more than just a quality-of-life issue. Growing evidence indicates that untreated hearing loss in older adults can lead to other health conditions, and one of the most concerning is cognitive decline.
In fact, a Johns Hopkins Study found that cognitive diminishment was 41 percent more likely in seniors with hearing loss. Because maintaining the health of the brain is such a priority for older people, hearing difficulties should not be ignored.

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Trying To Get Pregnant?

  • Written by submitted By Fred Russo, DAOM, LAc

Are you having difficulties getting pregnant? Are you working with a fertility specialist? If you answered yes to one of these questions, then keep reading. If you are a guy and you think it is all up to the woman, then keep reading.
Dear uterus, thank you for hanging out in my pelvis for all of these years. It is now time for us to make a baby! It is quite amazing that each of us were grown in a uterus. The foundation of health and the overflow of nutrients supplement the whole reproductive system. This is why, if people are extremely sick, their libido decreases and women could also experience a cessation of their menstrual cycles.

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