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  • 4 ways to take back control from breast cancer

    4 ways to take back control from breast cancer

    It is no secret that dealing with breast cancer is hard. It can turn lives upside down, inspiring concerns on topics as wide-ranging as maintaining daily routines, paying for treatment and life expectancy. Underlying it all is its emotional toll. According to a survey by Ford Warriors in Pink,...

  • Clinical trials and the vital role they play in furthering cancer research

    Clinical trials and the vital role they play in furthering cancer research

    The world of health care is one of constant innovation and discovery. New drugs, treatments and ideas are needed to combat the various health problems Americans face every single day. It is an ever-evolving challenge, and as health concerns are conquered, one constant threat remains: Cancer. According...

  • The key ingredient to a successful school year

    Now that school is in session, you’ve likely returned to the routine of nightly homework and packing lunches in the morning. One thing that helps ensure a safe and successful school year is polycarbonate plastic made from bisphenol A (BPA). BPA is a building-block chemical used to make a plastic...

  • Good health at any age: What women should watch out for

    Good health at any age: What women should watch out for

    Being healthy is a common goal for many people, but good health does not have a finite endpoint; it’s an ongoing process that unfolds over a lifetime. For women, aging can bring on surprising health changes as they move through the decades of their life. From good nutrition and proper exercise...

  • Dad bod: The new shape of sexy

    According to a recent Planet Fitness survey, women overwhelmingly prefer a man with a dad bod.

  • The top 5 things to know about opioids

    The top 5 things to know about opioids

    While a decade ago you may not have heard much about opioids, today they make headlines daily. The nationwide epidemic crosses generations and socioeconomic lines, and it's affecting your family, friends and neighbors. "Opioids have long been used clinically to treat pain, but prior to the 1990s...

  • Prevent falls this fall with a home safety checklist

    Prevent falls this fall with a home safety checklist

    After months of sticky heat and humidity, it’s time to put away the shorts and pull out the sweaters because the autumn season is finally here. But, late September brings us more than just cooler temperatures and a wardrobe change. If you or a loved one are over the age of 65, the change in seasons...

  • Emergency preparedness 101: Know how to protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning

    Emergency preparedness 101: Know how to protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning

    Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations. Beyond...

  • Top 4 tips to help you get the sleep you need

    Top 4 tips to help you get the sleep you need

    If you're reading this, there's a good chance you're not getting enough sleep. You could probably use a nap, and you're not alone. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that about 70 million U.S. adults report sleeping six hours or less on average. This is well below...

  • 5 tips to keep sniffles and sneezes out of your holiday plans

    5 tips to keep sniffles and sneezes out of your holiday plans

    With the holidays upon us, there’s a lot to look forward to: seeing old friends, eating too much, wearing ugly sweaters; the list goes on. Likewise, there are a lot of things that might make you sigh: awkward questions from your aunts, arguing about politics and of course, how you’re going to work...

  • Try this science-backed way to learn in your sleep

    Try this science-backed way to learn in your sleep

    The brain never rests. If you've shared a room with a sleep-talker or woken from an intense dream, it’s pretty clear the brain is always active, even during sleep. If we better understand what is happening up there while we rest, perhaps we can direct that activity into something meaningful that...

  • Back to school basics with BPA (Infographic)

    Whether back-to-school season means returning to the routine of nightly homework or packing lunches in the morning, one thing that helps ensure the school year starts off safely and successfully is polycarbonate plastic made from bisphenol A (BPA). BPA is one of the most widely studied chemicals...

  • A snapshot of the global smoking epidemic and why it cannot be ignored (Infographic)

    Tobacco use places a significant health and economic burden on individuals and societies around the world. Smoking is linked to serious illnesses including heart disease, stroke, lung disease and some cancers, and kills nearly six million people each year, making tobacco use the leading preventable...

  • Four times you should choose organic when it comes to your child

    Four times you should choose organic when it comes to your child

    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 that more than half of moms didn’t know that organic is inherently non-GMO....

  • Tips for choosing the Medicare plan that's right for you

    Tips for choosing the Medicare plan that's right for you

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. Fall and winter don’t just bring cooler temperatures and the holidays — the final seasons of the year also mean open enrollment for Medicare. For most seniors in the United States, the period between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7 is the only time they...

  • Sports nutritionals 101: What you should know about supplementing your workout

    Sports nutritionals 101: What you should know about supplementing your workout

    Whether you're an athlete looking for an extra competitive edge or would just like to increase the effectiveness of your daily workout, you have most likely considered adding nutritional supplements to your fitness routine. Diet, exercise and everyday lifestyle are all factors that can help determine...

  • Medicare Advantage: 20 years, 20 million people and 4 factors

    Medicare Advantage: 20 years, 20 million people and 4 factors

    In 1997, the federal government created the Medicare + Choice program — later renamed Medicare Advantage — to enhance consumer choice and more efficiently deliver Medicare benefits to older Americans. You may have heard of Medicare Advantage, but maybe you don’t know exactly what it is, what it...

  • Shop for health care with these websites and apps

    Shop for health care with these websites and apps

    As our nation seeks solutions to help improve the health care system, there is at least one goal we can all agree on: the importance of making health care quality and cost information more accessible. This is an important effort that has the potential to help improve health outcomes and make care...

  • Managing MS in the warmer weather

    Managing MS in the warmer weather

    Heat and humidity can make anyone feel uncomfortable, but for the 400,000 people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the United States, warmer weather can make life particularly difficult to manage. “When it’s warm and sunny, that’s when I want to spend the most time outdoors,” said Wendy Booker,...

  • Baseball legend steps up to the plate to raise awareness of fatal lung disease

    Baseball legend steps up to the plate to raise awareness of fatal lung disease

    All-Star centerfielder Bernie Williams is taking on a new role as an advocate for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) awareness in honor of his dad Bernabé who lost his life to this rare and fatal lung disease. In this new role, he’s teamed up with Boehringer Ingelheim on Breathless(TM) (www.BreathlessIPF.com),...

  • Covering your bases when facing a rare lung disease: 5 tips from a baseball legend

    Yankees All-Star Bernie Williams is stepping up to the plate to raise awareness of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF, a rare lung disease that took his dad’s life in 2001. In an effort to turn his family’s devastating experience with IPF into an opportunity to help others, Bernie has teamed...

  • Back to school: College students need to study up on emergency contraception (Infographic)

    A survey sponsored by Teva Women’s Health, Inc. has revealed 62% of sexually active U.S. college students surveyed are using contraception inconsistently, yet don’t know some of the most basic facts about over-the-counter (OTC) emergency contraception (EC). OTC EC helps prevent unintended pregnancy...

  • Millennials prefer healthy habits, less likely to choose opioids to manage pain

    Millennials prefer healthy habits, less likely to choose opioids to manage pain

    Often spending their days hunched over phones, tablets or computers and their free time at spin class or playing sports, millennials are the next generation poised to experience chronic pain. Even at their young age, millennials say acute and chronic pain are already interfering with their quality...

  • Busted: 5 common myths about emergency contraception

    There are a lot of myths associated with emergency contraception. Whether you experience birth control failure or have unprotected sex, it’s important to be informed on your options, like Plan B One-Step. Plan B One-Step helps prevent pregnancy when used as directed within 72 hours (3 days) after...

  • Is your hearing loss a barrier to a happy life?

    Is your hearing loss a barrier to a happy life?

    Sheliadawn Fitch would wonder if it really was possible for her to hear again. But she would shove aside those thoughts, overcome by fear and uncertainty, telling herself she was doing okay. Not that you could blame her. The vivacious Texan had been through a lot, having lost much of her ability...

  • The key to personalized vitamins: Understanding medication and nutrient interactions

    Technology, science and research are turning our world into a personalized powerhouse at our fingertips, including products made specifically for us delivered to our doorsteps. We wear personal fitness trackers to track our steps, sleep and heart rates. Personal trainers are commonplace to design...

  • 5 things you should know about over-the-counter emergency contraception

    From forgetting your pill to a broken condom, when it comes to your birth control plan, sometimes things just don’t go as expected. For life’s “oops” moments, it’s important to be informed on your backup options, including Plan B One-Step emergency contraception. Plan B One-Step should be used as...

  • The connection between health and hearing loss (Infographic)

    A recent national survey found that nearly half of Americans know someone with hearing loss or difficulty hearing. The majority of respondents said that they would feel comfortable talking with someone they knew if they thought they may be experiencing hearing loss or difficulty hearing, signaling...

  • 5 signs it's time to talk about hearing loss

    Family and friends might be softly hinting that you need your hearing checked. But can you hear them? See if you’re experiencing one of the following 5 signs that it may be time to talk about hearing loss with a hearing health professional. 1.) You’ve been approached by a family member about your...

  • It takes a village: Integrated care team gives hope back to dialysis patient

    Six years ago Francis Hogan was doing what he loved most: playing golf. After his usual game, his ankle was swollen and painful. When he visited the doctor, he discovered the swelling wasn’t because of an injury. Something was seriously wrong. Hogan’s kidneys were failing. He was diagnosed with...

  • Turning 65? Choosing the right Medicare Part D plan starts with 4 simple rules

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. If you’re turning 65 in 2017 or 2018, you’re one of 10,000 people who become Medicare-eligible each day. Choosing Medicare prescription drug coverage can be confusing, especially for the first time. You may have questions about which plan...

  • Fire away: Enhancing your home's safety with fire extinguishers

    You check your alarms regularly and practice your family escape plan — but are you overlooking an essential component of home safety? Having fire extinguishers — and knowing how to use them — is an important part of maintaining a safe home for you and your family. “In America, a fire starts in a...

  • Advocate for your care: Recognizing and tracking symptoms of a rare blood cancer

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. Living with a rare disease can present a unique set of challenges, as people may experience symptoms for years before receiving an accurate diagnosis. Once diagnosed, it may be challenging to locate a physician familiar with this rare disease,...

  • A mother's loss sheds light on need for better asthma control

    For people living with asthma, managing the condition becomes part of their daily life. But some may not know that, in spite of their best efforts, their asthma may still be uncontrolled. Benjamin Buckley was one of those people. Ben, as he was known, was just 7 years old when he died from asthma-related...

  • 3 activities to help you move safely after knee surgery

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. Most patients undergoing knee surgery want to know when they’ll be able to return to a pain-free, active lifestyle and do the things they once enjoyed before knee pain took over. For 58-year-old Kathleen Cohan, this meant a desire to return...

  • Are you safe from BPA? The answer may surprise you

    Based on how much you’ve heard about bisphenol A (BPA) in recent news articles, it would be perfectly understandable if you concluded that BPA is public enemy No. 1. It’s apparently everywhere at unsafe levels, and there is no way to escape. Or is there? There must be somewhere we can go to avoid...

  • Enjoy the latest trend in swimming pools

    It was supposed to be a community swimming pool, but many people stayed away because they couldn't tolerate the biting, nose-curdling odor of chlorine. Others experienced breathing and skin problems. So the Evergreen Commons senior center in Holland, Michigan, converted its 65,000-gallon chlorine...

  • Is your family expanding? Protect what matters most with these nursery safety checks

    You may have chosen the perfect color palette and all of your nursery furniture, but have you thought about some key safety checks? “The arrival of a baby means you have to take a look at your home in a whole new light,” said Tarsila Wey, marketing director for First Alert, the most trusted brand...

  • How to Tackle a Dust-Free Renovation

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. Kristen Johnson* loved her home, her family and their active lifestyle. She’d never want to change a thing — except for her foyer and adjoining dining room. When she and her husband first moved into their home, they had intended to refinish...

  • 5 baby formula myths debunked

    The MythBusters on TV’s Discovery channel tackled hundreds — if not thousands — of myths in their 19 seasons on the air, but many questions still surround one topic never covered: infant feeding. Baby feeding has many pervasive myths, especially about infant formula. Here are five of those myths...

  • Top tips for making back to school a success

    Summer days are getting shorter. Summer fun is winding down for the season. Bedtimes are starting earlier. And parents seem to be oddly excited. Back to school is right around the corner. For most kids, the thought of going back to school can be a drag. But it doesn’t have to be. Marley Dias, 12-year-old...

  • 10 questions to ask your doctor about hearing loss

    As we age, we know to ask our doctors certain questions about our health, such as, “What should I know about preventing heart disease?” or “Are my cholesterol levels too high?” But another common condition that we need to start asking about is hearing loss. Here are some questions you should ask...

  • Fighting head lice can start with a conversation with your doctor

    "Your child has head lice" is news no mother wants to receive. Not only can this common condition affect the child at home and at school, but it can also throw a family’s life off balance for days or even weeks. Results of the new “Facts of Lice” online survey of 1,000 millennial moms (ages 18-35)...

  • 5 things parents need to know about HPV

    Being a parent means looking out for your kids. When they were small it meant making sure they wore a helmet, crossed the street carefully and wore sunscreen. As they get older, the health challenges they face change. As they become adolescents, you can’t always be with them, so you warn against...

  • Planning her life, pursuing her adventures (Infographic)

    Merck launches Her Life. Her Adventures. to encourage women to plan ahead and get educated about family planning, including birth control options, so they can prepare for life’s adventures. This campaign encourages women to talk to their doctor and learn about family planning and birth control options...

  • Looking for balance? Fighting fatigue? Your diet might be a place to start

    Adults today are constantly searching for balance in life. While balance can be broadly defined, in simple terms it is rooted in equal proportions. The human body demands an equilibrium in order to sustain proper mental, physical and spiritual health. But, achieving balance can be difficult when...

  • Is your child protected from preventable illnesses at school?

    Fall is an exciting time for kids — seeing old friends, getting to know new classmates, learning new skills and exploring classrooms. But with all this fun and interaction, it’s important to remember one of the best ways to keep your child safe and healthy is to make sure he or she is up to date...

  • Mandy Moore's Advice to Pursuing Life Goals

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. You hear a lot about dreams in our society these days. Companies tell you to “dream big” or “dream fearlessly.” Yet no one tells you to “dream prepared.” And when you get down to it, this last idea may be the most important because it’s the...

  • Focusing on Family Health: August is National Immunization Awareness Month

    National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), held each year in August, is a great time to review your family’s vaccination records. NIAM was established to encourage people of all ages to make sure they are up to date on the vaccines recommended for them and their family members. Vaccination is...

  • One man's struggle with PTSD, 40 years later

    Bobby Barrera’s career as a Marine ended abruptly at age 21. While in Vietnam, on his first mission, a land mine explosion took his right hand at the wrist and left arm at the shoulder, and left him with severe burns over 40 percent of his body and face. Coping with the physical challenges of his...

  • New FDA-approved method of lung cancer detection gives many hope

    Each year, more people die of lung cancer than any other form of cancer — more than colon, breast and prostate cancers combined. The American Cancer Society estimates of the 224,000 new cases of lung cancer diagnosed each year, 155,000 will succumb to the disease. Many have heard the statistics...

  • Take precautions in the heat - lifesaving tips

    From tornadoes and floods to hail and lightning storms, the United States experiences a broad array of extreme weather. Fatalities do occur, but many people are surprised to learn that the weather event that causes the greatest number of deaths is heat. According to the National Weather Service,...

  • Ask your doctor about these important topics on life-threatening allergies

    The start of a new school year can be fraught with anxiety for children and parents alike. New school, new friends, new dynamics. And for children living with life-threatening allergies, that anxiety can be even more pointed as they — and their parents — consider and prepare for how to deal with...

  • Looking for a new doctor? Start with a D.O.

    Your yearly physical, a nagging injury that won’t go away, a sick child: There are plenty of reasons to go to the doctor, but when you do, do you know what type of doctor you’re seeing? The common answer most people offer is that they are going to see a medical doctor, an M.D., and in many cases...

  • How not to look your age

    Want to look a little younger but not quite ready for cosmetic surgery? Who doesn’t. There are more facial rejuvenation treatments to choose from today than ever before. Injectable fillers and neuromodulators like BOTOX can help soften wrinkles, peels can improve skin tone and reduce pigment, and...

  • Beat the heat: Tips to stay healthy and hydrated

    Americans love summertime and with good reason. It is the best time for outdoor fun and travel with family. Many people enjoy outdoor activities such as bicycling, kayaking and hiking, and kids are more active with sports. One thing to keep in mind when out and about in the summer heat is to stay...

  • 7 ways to get healthier this summer

    Who came up with the idea of setting lofty health goals after the holidays? Try summer instead. With the season's fresh veggies and fabulous weather that inspires you to actually get out and get moving, there’s no better time to build new habits toward a healthier you. Try these research-backed...

  • Research shows California Raisins positively impact diabetic nutrition

    Research highlighted at the American Diabetes Association’s 77th Scientific Sessions suggests California Raisins — an all-natural, dried-by-the-sun, no-sugar-added fruit — can positively affect glucose levels and systolic blood pressure among people with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). “Raisins...

  • Shining a light on sarcoma

    After a summer of healthy eating and exercise, Janice Nicewanner was on the road to better health when she noticed a small lump in her lower left abdomen. She assumed it was scar tissue from a past surgery, but decided to see her doctor six months later after it had grown to the size of a baseball....

  • Shining a light on sarcoma (Infographic)

    Sarcoma is among the most rare and complex types of cancer, comprising approximately 1 percent of adult cancers diagnosed. Learn more about the signs and symptoms of this rare cancer and when to see your doctor.

  • Harnessing nitric oxide in a new way to combat superbugs

    They are called superbugs. As their name implies, they are difficult to treat — and deadly. Earlier this year, in fact, a Nevada woman was hospitalized following a trip to India and later died from a rare bacterial infection that didn’t respond to the 26 antibiotics approved for infectious diseases....

  • 8 fast tips to fight fall allergies before they begin

    You made it through a tough spring allergy season and are enjoying every moment of the summer. But just when you think your allergies are under control, a new problem is brewing. In the blink of an (itchy) eye, fall allergy season will be here. You may be thinking, "It's still summer. Why worry...

  • 5 eye health tips that are easy to visualize

    Writer Leigh Hunt once said, “The groundwork of all happiness is good health.” It’s a mantra you heed because nothing is more important than your health. That’s why you watch what you eat, you exercise at least three times a week and you avoid tobacco or excessive alcohol use. You’re working hard...

  • 5 things keeping you awake (and what you can do about it)

    Having trouble falling asleep is the worst, right? You toss and turn, you glance at the clock — again — calculating how much sleep you could get if only you would drift off this very moment. And of course, you don't, which only makes you feel more anxious, which just makes you feel more awake. Don’t...

  • Advanced hearing technology offers ideal features for the summer season

    Summer is the season of hot weather, outdoor activities, vacations and other conditions that in the past posed a threat to people who wear hearing aids. Extreme humidity, sweat, rain and the occasional splash were threatening to the devices’ tiny electronic components. Carrying extra batteries...

  • 4 laundry personalities: Where do you fit?

    Chic, trendy, sporty, bohemian, sophisticated, fun, classic — you probably have a clear vision of your fashion and style personality. But do you know your laundry personality? How you wash the clothes you wear is every bit as personal and unique to you as the clothes themselves. Knowing your laundry...

  • Understanding the link between salt and health

    The news lately is full of articles about salt and health. Everyone seems to be getting either too much salt or not enough. So which is it? Part of the problem is with how we study the connection. Fortunately, researchers on both sides of the issue are starting to agree on how best to proceed and...

  • 3 pressing reasons to talk hearing health at your next physical exam

    When was the last time you and your doctor talked about your hearing? The fact is, only about 3 in 10 adults who had a physical exam in the last year say it included a hearing screening, according to research conducted by the Better Hearing Institute (BHI). That’s a shame, because research shows...

  • Elevate your sleep (Infographic)

    New survey reveals Americans do much more in bed than just sleep. Save Save

  • Understanding Scoliosis (Infographic)

    Whether you or someone you know has scoliosis, or you're just starting to learn more about the condition, you’ll find helpful information and resources in this infographic. Save Save Save

  • Health and Wellness Benefits of Volunteering

    In the business world, we hear a lot about the bottom line and quarterly reports. For those in the nonprofit sector, it’s often a matter of reaching fundraising goals and achieving their mission statement. No matter what kind of organization you work for, there are big-picture goals, but of course...

  • Top 5 ways to battle belly bloat

    Warmer weather brings sunny days, fresh breezes and plenty of flora and fauna to explore. But there's another aspect to warm weather that some people dread: swimsuit season. Three out of four women (77 percent) have felt self-conscious while wearing a swimsuit due to body issues, according to a...

  • What's your nutrition game plan? (video)

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. To celebrate Men's Health Month, take some time to evaluate your own health goals. Are you getting enough exercise? Is your diet including the right amounts of carbohydrates, protein and fats? In this video, we learn why foods like pistachios...

  • Solving the nation's water problems before the tap runs dry

    Cooking dinner, washing dishes, showering and flushing toilets — these are daily activities for most Americans. If you did any of these in the last 24 hours, you’ve contributed to the roughly 355 billion gallons of water that are used each day in this country. Water is our most basic, physical need,...

  • Taking Opioids for Pain? Speak up. Ask the Hard Questions.

    Opioids often are the go-to pain killer for everything from back aches and injuries to post-surgical pain, as evidenced by the more than 300 million prescriptions written each year. While they can help with moderate to severe short-term pain, opioids are not without risk. Because they have significant...

  • 60-plus? Smart fashion tips to keep you looking stylish and fabulous

    Muumuus and mom jeans or spangled capris and Aloha shirts — is this really all the fashion world has to offer women over the age of 60? Do mature women who desire to dress fashionably for summer really have to choose between “frumpy and fogey” or “too young and trendy?” Not at all, says Catherine...

  • Breathe easier: 7 ways to improve your home's indoor air quality

    More than 6 million American children — nearly 9 percent of all kids in the U.S. — have asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each year, asthma attacks send more than a million people to emergency rooms, including approximately 24,000 children younger than 15, the...

  • How Much Do Parents Really Know about Their Baby's Risk for Invasive Pneumococcal Disease? (Infographic)

    updPfizer Inc. and Parents magazine partnered to conduct a national survey of more than 2,000 new and expectant parents assessing their knowledge of childhood infectious diseases, such as measles, whooping cough and invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD), and the measures parents can take to help...

  • 5 ways to look extra radiant this summer

    The Latin pop singer Leslie Grace is dropping a new single this summer that’s sure to put a smile on your face. Meanwhile, she’s also sharing her top beauty tips and tapping into beauty trends to shine from the inside out all summer long! Moisturize every day This should go without saying, but it...

  • Survey: Cataracts impact lifestyle; surgery brings emotional benefits

    You may know that cataracts can interfere with your ability to see clearly, but might be unaware of their impact on your emotions. Alcon, the global leader in eye care, conducted a survey of about 1,300 people age 60 and older who have undergone cataract surgery and found that almost 60 percent...

  • Dad bod: The new shape of sexy

    According to a recent Planet Fitness survey, women overwhelmingly prefer a man with a dad bod.

  • Calling all blood donors: Roll up a sleeve and give where you live

    Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. In fact, approximately 36,000 blood donations are needed each day nationwide. However, during the summer months, it is typically more difficult for blood donations to keep pace with demand, and this can result in summer shortages. To help bridge...

  • Tips for managing prostate cancer

    Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men other than skin cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that 1 in 7 men will have prostate cancer detected during their lifetime. The disease can strike any man at any time; men who are over the age of 60, have a family history of...

  • 3 essentials you should never leave home without

    The weather forecast looks great and you got a fantastic night's sleep last night. You're ready to take on this day like a boss, getting a ton done and hopefully having pleasant time in the process. The sun is shining bright so you decide to take a walk to your local Trader Joe’s for your lunch...

  • Taking the Mystery Out of Cancer Clinical Trials

    In 2012, Donna Fernandez was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer—a disease that claims the lives of more than 150,000 men and women in the United States each year. She went through multiple rounds of various medicines, but her disease progressed. Her doctor offered her a choice: start a new chemotherapy...

  • Tips to help families cope with Alzheimer's, mitigate tensions and relieve stress

    Receiving an Alzheimer's diagnosis is never easy — it's life changing, not only for the person receiving the diagnosis but for their family members as well. The disease can exact a devastating toll on family relationships unless everyone pitches in to support caregivers and take steps to secure...

  • Hey guys. Is your good health a perception or reality?

    When it comes to health, perception is not always reality. This is especially true when considering how men care for themselves when faced with a health condition. In fact, while most men would say they are more focused on their health than they have been in the past, physicians report a different...

  • What is low VOC and why does it matter? (Infographic)

    Volatile organic compounds are gases emitted from certain solid or liquid materials. High VOC emissions from consumer and commercial products are significant contributing factors in the creation of air pollution in urban areas and can be harmful to health in large quantities. Discover more about...

  • How One Company Used Virtual Reality to Educate Doctors about Adults with ADHD

    Have you ever struggled to explain what you were feeling to your doctor or healthcare professional? If so, you may have wondered if there was a way to help your doctor see the world through your eyes. Virtual reality technology is one way companies are working to help bridge the gap between what...

  • Gout: It takes 2 (Infographic)

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