• August 27, 2016

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Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Health Care: A Journey with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

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Friday 08/26/2016
Peace of Mind in Retirement
Updated: August 26, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Planning for retirement -- and keeping that plan on track -- can be difficult. You have to make sure your money grows so that it lasts as long as you do. There's a product offered by life insurers that helps people with this challenge. It's called a variable annuity.

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Thursday 08/25/2016
Is your teen ignoring you or is it hearing loss?
Updated: August 27, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - We were all teenagers once. We let health warnings from parents and others wash over us like waves, noticed but forgotten almost as soon as they’d passed, because we figured we’d deal with them when we were older. Unfortunately, the mistakes of youth can lead to long-term or permanent hearing damage much sooner than the average teen realizes.

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Wednesday 08/24/2016
Teaching Your Child Healthy Habits
Updated: August 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—If you’re like most parents, you work hard to make sure your children eat their veggies, brush their teeth and always say “please” and “thank you,” but one important habit is often forgotten.

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Tuesday 08/23/2016
5 reasons to make a career in fitness
Updated: August 27, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Imagine waking up early on a Monday morning with a smile on your face. You’re excited to get the week started because you love what you do. Or how about taking a Tuesday afternoon all to yourself, without having to ask permission and use your precious vacation time? It might sound like a dream, but with a career in fitness, it could be your reality.

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Doctors, Patients Have New Non-Prescription Option For Recurring Indigestion
Updated: August 24, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Just about everyone gets indigestion from time to time, but if you experience it more than you think you should, you may be glad to know relief can be available.

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Monday 08/22/2016
Expanding access to coordinated care for dialysis patients
Posted: August 22, 2016

(BPT) - More than 660,000 people in the U.S. suffer from kidney failure, also known as end-stage renal disease (ESRD). These patients often cope with multiple chronic illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease and depression. They are also more likely to be socioeconomically disadvantaged, which limits their ability to access preventative health care services.

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Meeting the Health Care Needs of Next-Generation Consumers
Updated: August 22, 2016 - 2:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Even though they're young, members of Generation Z have experienced the effects of a recession, so it's no surprise they are prone to saving money for a rainy day. Yet one illness or injury that leads to an emergency room visit or inpatient care can result in medical bills that even a savings-conscious person didn't anticipate. To help protect a starter salary or the money that Gen Zers have worked so hard to save for the future, young people should be educated about why voluntary health care coverage isn't just for older generations. It's lifestyle protection for everyone. Learn more at aflac.com.

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Protecting your family from Zika: How to keep biting insects at bay this summer
Updated: August 26, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - For many of us, summer means spending more time outdoors — camping, barbecuing, running through sprinklers and lounging by the pool. Unfortunately, it can also mean itchy mosquito bites.

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Pet adoption event set for Sept. 17 at Expo Center
Posted: August 26, 2016

The Rescue Magazine Pet Adoption Extravaganza is from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Bell County Expo Center. in Belton.

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Killeen police investigate crash on Bunny Trail
Posted: August 26, 2016

A concrete mixer truck and a Killeen utilities collection pickup truck crashed on Bunny Trail on Friday afternoon, according to a news release from the Killeen Police Department.

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