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Being able to continue work creates better lives for dialysis patients

(BPT) - Facing kidney failure and the need for dialysis can be overwhelming for patients. Yet those who can continue working generally do better at coping with their illness, multiple studies show. And advances in dialysis care mean patients have treatment choices that can allow them to stay on the job.

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Updated: May 22, 2015 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - More than half of Americans are worried about running out of money when they retire, yet a staggering 80 percent don’t have the knowledge they need to successfully build a nest egg and make it last throughout their retirement, according to The American College 2014 Retirement Income Survey. Yet by changing just five basic behaviors, Americans can improve their retirement-saving habits – and their likelihood of staying financially secure throughout retirement.

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Monday 05/18/2015
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Updated: May 22, 2015 - 1:33 am

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Wednesday 05/13/2015
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Updated: May 21, 2015 - 1:33 am

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Updated: May 21, 2015 - 1:33 am

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Monday 05/11/2015
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Updated: May 19, 2015 - 1:33 am

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Updated: May 19, 2015 - 1:33 am

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Wednesday 05/06/2015
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Updated: May 14, 2015 - 1:33 am

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Sunday 05/03/2015
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