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The proper balance of liquid refreshment and healthy ingredients infused into a sports drink plays a vital role in your good health. Say hello to Alley Oop, a gluten-free, low-sugar beverage that’s helping hydrate active kids and adults coast-to-coast. We’ll discuss the importance of proper hydration with Dr. Brenda Jones, whose active life as a tennis player, physician, mom, and businesswomen has prepared her well to meet the self-driven challenge of creating a sports drink not only good for you, but also tasty. Also on this edition, you’ll meet lifestyle physician Dr. Asa Andre and probiotic expert Jeff Porubcan, who will discuss the importance of eating right and taking important gut supplements aiding in digestion and your better gut health. And last but not least…staying money healthy. We’ll meet two experts who’s job is to help absorb the financial impact of life’s sudden emergencies. Learn why using your credit card to pay is all too often, not the way to go. Smart borrowing is!

Up next on The Balancing Act, why being your own advocate is key to managing your health. We'll hear from two patients who didn't let their diagnosis stop them from advocating for others. 

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Myasthenia gravis (MG) means grave or serious muscle weakness, which is what patients experience with this rare, autoimmune disease. The hallmark symptom is muscle weakness that worsens after periods of activity and improves after periods of rest. University of South Florida (USF) Health Department of Neurology physician Dr. Niraja Suresh details the disease spectrum, how […]

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