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Health And Wellness

Brandpoint’s free health and wellness articles cover everything from tips on living a healthy life to information on medications and health care and much, much more. See for yourself the kind of diet, exercise and health care news your readers will love.

October 18, 2017 (537 words)
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Understanding how medications interact with vitamins

Understanding medication and nutrient interactions....
October 18, 2017 (358 words)
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Looking for a Medicare Part D plan? Consider these 3 things

3 considerations when looking for a Medicare Part D plan....
October 17, 2017 (398 words)
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Make the most of your brain as you age

10 brain-healthy habits to adopt as you age....
October 17, 2017 (662 words)
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Debunking the 'seasonal' allergy myth and reducing exposure year-round

Reducing allergen exposure year-round...
October 16, 2017 (644 words)
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Tips to make sure your fire extinguisher is at the ready

Fire extinguisher safety tips for placement and usage....
October 16, 2017 (346 words)
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Feeling fatigued? 3 ways women can boost iron intake

Learn ways women can fight iron deficiency-related fatigue....
October 16, 2017 (637 words)
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Picking a health insurance plan? Prepare for the unexpected

Tips to consider when selecting your 2018 health plan....
October 13, 2017 (623 words)
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Upping your laundry room's wow factor

Tips for a stylish, healthy laundry room....
October 11, 2017 (547 words)
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Running with Purpose: Athlete Hits Her Stride, Despite a Surprising Asthma Diagnosis

Despite asthma, athlete hits her stride...
October 11, 2017 (517 words)
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8 tips for navigating holiday food temptations

Tips for making it past holiday buffet table temptation....
October 11, 2017 (734 words)
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Stopping at Nothing: A 69-Year-Old BMX Racer Overcomes Her Joint Pain

How a 69-year-old BMX racer overcomes her joint pain....
October 10, 2017 (715 words)
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Morning inspiration: Choosing a better breakfast

Simple tips to supercharge breakfast and fuel your day....
October 10, 2017 (492 words)
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Find Medicare Confusing? Start Here

What is open enrollment, you ask? Read on....
October 06, 2017 (467 words)
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Don't let the flu bug you this year

Tips on some high-touch areas to avoid at the doctor's office during flu season....
October 05, 2017 (709 words)
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Are You One of the 4 Million People at Risk for Leaky Heart Valves?

Did you know nearly one in 10 people aged 75 or older[i] suffers from a leaky mitral valve, or mitral regurgitation? And most don't know it, attributing symptoms of fatigue or shortness of breath to...
October 04, 2017 (787 words)
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The simple plan that can keep your cholesterol in check

Learn more about the importance of statins in a cholesterol treatment regimen. ...
October 02, 2017 (582 words)
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Road salt means safe roads

State and municipal departments of transportation gearing up for snow and ice. ...
October 02, 2017 (491 words)
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Feeling stressed? Have some salt

Why you instinctively reach for a salty snack....
September 29, 2017 (525 words)
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Breathe easier with smart tips for an allergy-free home

To increase indoor air quality, consider these smart ideas....
September 28, 2017 (620 words)
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Busting myths and misconceptions about osteoporosis

Separating truths from the myths about osteoporosis is the first step in getting appropriate care for bone health. ...
September 28, 2017 (450 words)
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Know thrombosis: Tips to prevent deadly blood clots

Tips on how to prevent deadly blood clots....
September 28, 2017 (674 words)
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5 tips to help prepare for open enrollment and save on health care costs

Tips to prepare for open enrollment....
September 26, 2017 (539 words)
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People with reduced kidney function miss this important warning sign

Learn more about the dangers of high potassium. ...
September 25, 2017 (694 words)
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4 ways to take back control from breast cancer

Take back control from breast cancer....
September 21, 2017 (707 words)
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You need more fruits and veggies: 5 easy ways to get there

5 easy ways to add veggies to your diet...
September 21, 2017 (573 words)
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Clinical trials and the vital role they play in furthering cancer research

Learn more about the clinical trials pacing the future of cancer research...
September 20, 2017 (648 words)
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Winning routines for warding off winter weight gain

Tips on how to eat right and stay motivated during the winter months ...
September 19, 2017 (356 words)
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Is BPA a thing of Halloween nightmares?

Is BPA really that spooky? ...
September 19, 2017 (661 words)
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Metastatic breast cancer patients tell their stories through art and photography

Metastatic breast cancer patients tell their stories...
September 19, 2017 (460 words)
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5 tips to keep ticks away

Important information on how to stay tick-free this year...
September 18, 2017 (636 words)
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Emergency preparedness 101: Know how to protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning

Protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning...
September 18, 2017 (728 words)
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Good health at any age: What women should watch out for

Health tips for women in every decade of life...
September 18, 2017 (604 words)
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Prevent falls this fall with a home safety checklist

Prevent falls with a home safety checklist...
September 18, 2017 (557 words)
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The top 5 things to know about opioids

The opioid epidemic is widespread. Here's what you need to know. ...
September 14, 2017 (699 words)
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Top 4 tips to help you get the sleep you need

Proven methods to help people get the sleep they need...
September 14, 2017 (534 words)
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5 tips to keep sniffles and sneezes out of your holiday plans

Invaluable tips to stay healthy and happy this holiday season...
September 13, 2017 (702 words)
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Try this science-backed way to learn in your sleep

Learn new words while you sleep...
September 12, 2017 (418 words)
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Organic is always non-GMO, but is non-GMO organic?

If you’re a parent, you’ve probably come across ongoing debates regarding the term “organic” and what should go into your child’s body. But, what about organic versus non-GMO? A recent study from Perrigo Nutritionals revealed...
September 12, 2017 (997 words)
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Tips for choosing the Medicare plan that's right for you

What you should know heading into Medicare Open Enrollment ...
September 11, 2017 (480 words)
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Making sense of nutrition labels

You can find them on the side of most every product at your local grocery store. They are plain and kind of boring but nutrition labels were designed to contain vitally important information for good...
September 08, 2017 (566 words)
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Sports nutritionals 101: What you should know about supplementing your workout

What you should know about sports nutritional supplements...
September 05, 2017 (508 words)
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Medicare Advantage: 20 years, 20 million people and 4 factors

Have you heard of Medicare Advantage?...
September 01, 2017 (592 words)
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Baseball legend steps up to the plate to raise awareness of fatal lung disease

Hope for those with IPF...
September 01, 2017 (456 words)
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Tips for safely recycling household batteries

Tips on how to safely recycle your batteries ...
August 31, 2017 (502 words)
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6 simple steps to avoid distracted driving

Tips to avoid distracted driving...
August 31, 2017 (890 words)
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Is your hearing loss a barrier to a happy life?

Is your hearing loss a barrier?...
August 31, 2017 (648 words)
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Survey: Millennials manage pain with healthy lifestyle choices

Millennials less likely to choose opioids to manage pain....
August 29, 2017 (670 words)
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5 tips to make family mealtimes more mindful

Make dinner more mindful with your family...
August 29, 2017 (703 words)
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Want to lose weight? Research proves a big breakfast is the first step

To lose weight, research says start with a big breakfast...
August 28, 2017 (582 words)
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It takes a village: Integrated care team gives hope back to dialysis patient

A treatment gives dialysis patients hope...
August 28, 2017 (292 words)
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Turning 65? Choosing the right Medicare Part D plan starts with 4 simple rules

4 simple rules to choose the right Medicare Part D plan...
August 25, 2017 (493 words)
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Advocate for your care: Recognizing and tracking symptoms of a rare blood cancer

Recognizing and tracking symptoms of a rare blood cancer ...
August 24, 2017 (293 words)
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Meet today's organic shopper

Meet today’s organic shopper....
August 22, 2017 (570 words)
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How to build healthy habits for the school year and beyond

A registered dietitian provides easy advice for parents...
August 22, 2017 (795 words)
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My Experience with Dog Flu: A Dog's Point of View

One dog's experience with the flu...
August 21, 2017 (672 words)
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A mother's loss sheds light on need for better asthma control

The need for better asthma control...
August 17, 2017 (559 words)
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3 activities to help you move safely after knee surgery

Move safely after knee surgery with these activities...
August 16, 2017 (510 words)
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Are you safe from BPA? The answer may surprise you

The basics on BPA safety...
August 16, 2017 (345 words)
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The key ingredient to a successful school year

Back-to-school basics for a great year...
August 16, 2017 (586 words)
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Age ferociously with this eating game plan

Tips for a healthy diet ...
August 14, 2017 (686 words)
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How to Tackle a Dust-Free Renovation

Must-do tips for a dust-free renovation...
August 14, 2017 (571 words)
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5 tips to solve separation anxiety in your pet

Help your pet overcome anxiety issues with these tips...
August 14, 2017 (688 words)
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Is your family expanding? Protect what matters most with these nursery safety checks

Take the time to ensure your nursery is safe and secure...
August 14, 2017 (621 words)
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Pets help seniors stay healthier and happier, wherever they live, studies show

Moving into senior housing? Tips for taking your pets with you...
August 14, 2017 (446 words)
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Enjoy the latest trend in swimming pools

The benefits of saltwater pools...
August 11, 2017 (691 words)
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5 baby formula myths debunked

Fact vs. fiction when it comes to baby formula...
August 09, 2017 (489 words)
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Top tips for making back to school a success

Make back to school a success...
August 08, 2017 (465 words)
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Diabetes impacts younger people more often: Are you at risk?

More young people are getting diabetes than before...
August 07, 2017 (501 words)
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5 things parents need to know about HPV

Five things every parent should know about HPV...
August 07, 2017 (977 words)
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Shop for health care with these websites and apps

Shopping for health care? Here are some tips....
August 07, 2017 (516 words)
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Fighting head lice can start with a conversation with your doctor

Tips to fight head lice...
August 04, 2017 (584 words)
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Travel tips to keep bed bugs at bay

Looking to protect your family from bed bugs? Follow these tips. ...
August 02, 2017 (515 words)
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More than fun: 5 tips for planning a healthy vacation

Plan the perfect vacation with these 5 tips...
August 01, 2017 (833 words)
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Looking for balance? Fighting fatigue? Your diet might be a place to start

Supplements: The key to achieving balance ...
August 01, 2017 (417 words)
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Is your child protected from preventable illnesses at school?

Understand more about vaccines and how they help school-age kids...
July 27, 2017 (684 words)
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Mandy Moore's Advice to Pursuing Life Goals

Tips to help any woman get everything they want out of life...
July 27, 2017 (742 words)
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Fighting the morning clock? 9 no-fail ways to get out the door on time

Never run late again with these easy tips for smooth mornings...
July 27, 2017 (299 words)
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Focusing on Family Health: August is National Immunization Awareness Month

National Immunization Awareness Month...
July 26, 2017 (955 words)
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7 ways to snack like a pro this football season

Tips for snacking healthy on game day...
July 25, 2017 (438 words)
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One man's struggle with PTSD, 40 years later

One man's struggle with PTSD...
July 25, 2017 (723 words)
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Mangos bring families together around the world

Jerk-Rubbed Chicken Skewers with Mango Salsa...
July 24, 2017 (436 words)
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New FDA-approved method of lung cancer detection gives many hope

New FDA-approved method of lung cancer detection ...
July 21, 2017 (506 words)
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Take precautions in the heat - lifesaving tips

More than comfort, heat safety tips can save your life...
July 19, 2017 (585 words)
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4 surprising health benefits of cherries - this summer's superfruit

The surprising health benefits of cherries...
July 13, 2017 (462 words)
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Managing MS in the warmer weather

Managing Multiple Sclerosis in the heat ...
July 13, 2017 (701 words)
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Easy ways to lighten up your cookout

Tips and tricks to reduce calories during your cookouts...
July 11, 2017 (459 words)
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This simple test can set you on the road to a lifetime of better health

This simple screening could be your key to better health...
July 10, 2017 (499 words)
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Beat the heat: Tips to stay healthy and hydrated

Get tips to stay healthy and hydrated in the summer heat...
July 10, 2017 (693 words)
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Allergens and indoor air quality: 4 steps to a healthier home

Create a healthier home with these tips....
June 30, 2017 (505 words)
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A happy pet is a hydrated pet

Tips to detect and prevent pet dehydration ...
June 30, 2017 (491 words)
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Shining a light on sarcoma

Sarcoma: An unknown cancer to many...
June 29, 2017 (457 words)
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Pancreatic cancer: Know your family, know your risk

Although pancreatic cancer is one of the most deadly cancers, early detection can significantly impact survival rates....
June 28, 2017 (566 words)
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5 eye health tips that are easy to visualize

Protect your eyes with these five tips...
June 28, 2017 (429 words)
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Harnessing nitric oxide in a new way to combat superbugs

Learn about a way to combat superbugs...
June 28, 2017 (563 words)
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8 fast tips to fight fall allergies before they begin

The best way to fight fall allergies is to take early preventive measures...
June 06, 2017 (604 words)
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Tips for managing prostate cancer

Ways to manage prostate cancer...
May 30, 2017 (575 words)
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Young adults seek opioid alternatives for pain relief after wisdom teeth extraction

The oral surgery alternative to opioids...
October 26, 2016 (679 words)
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5 clever hacks to simplify any family's morning routine

Easy tips to save time and have a great morning with the kids....
October 26, 2016 (497 words)
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Farming program helps neighbors in rural America fight hunger

Breaking barriers to win the war against hunger in rural America....