Month: August 2021

It was AFib, not just aging: What you need to know about atrial fibrillation

For 66-year-old Michael Stellar, it was easy to blame his lack of energy and fatigue on getting older and long hours at his job selling heavy-duty truck and trailer parts. But when Stellar went in for his annual primary care visit, his doctor quickly noticed something was off. As she checked his heart, she asked …

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5 ways to support brain health this back-to-school season

With back-to-school season in full swing, parents are doing everything they can to help their children prepare. While having the right books and supplies is at the top of everyone’s lists, it’s also important to think about your child’s nutrition and overall brain health. To support brain health this back-to-school season, fairlife, a Chicago-based dairy …

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Improve your financial health with these 4 tips

With recent news reports focusing on professional athletes’ mental health, the conversation has turned to a broader shared experience. According to a report from Insider, athletes can suffer from mental health issues due to the public and financial pressures they face when competing. Many athletes have been candid about their difficulties and discussed how they …

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Could you have Dry Eye Syndrome? Here’s what you need to know

Do you suffer from dry, itchy eyes? According to the American Journal of Ophthalmology, nearly half of all adults experience dry eye symptoms. While Dry Eye affects people more as they age, this chronic condition is now also a rapidly growing problem for younger people due to increased use of digital devices like smartphones. Common …

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20 years later: Ground Zero work led to pulmonary fibrosis

Twenty years after 9/11, some World Trade Center first responders still struggle with long-term health complications brought on by the catastrophic event. For Tom Frey, a former New York City detective, the consequences started with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma — a blood cancer that can be linked back to inhaled dust from his rescue and recovery efforts …

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Take the Stress Out of Filing Your Small Business Taxes by the Extension Deadline

Let’s be honest, owning a small business is hard work! On any given day, it can be full of unexpected rewards and challenges, because there’s just so much to do and so little time. While being your own boss is great, it also comes with responsibilities you may not enjoy and could end up procrastinating. …

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Another Lesson Learned during COVID: Expertise Accessed Differently

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced people to embrace flexibility in navigating daily life. Over the last year, consumers have adjusted their habits to follow safety precautions. People adopted or established a new reliance on apps and digital services for restaurant and grocery deliveries, fitness tracking, and connecting with friends and family. And they learned to …

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