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A Lot of Compassion, A Bit of Realism: Living With an Adult Son Who Has Schizophrenia
(BPT) - Sponsored by Alkermes, Inc.By Pam, mother of a 31-year-old son living with schizophreniaThis sponsored story you are about to read may not be representative of all people living with …
Diveheart Plans to Build World’s Deepest Therapy Pool
Diveheart Plans to Build World’s Deepest Therapy Pool
(NewsUSA) - Imagine escaping your wheelchair and standing upright. Diveheart, a non-profit organization based in Downer’s Grove, Ill., has been helping individuals with disabilities do exactly …
Finding high-quality surgical care in your community
(BPT) - By Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS, Executive Director & CEO, The American College of SurgeonsNavigating healthcare is a complex endeavor and knowing where to find high-quality surgical …
Strange feelings in your legs and feet? You probably want to ask your doctor about it
Strange feelings in your legs and feet? You probably want to ask your doctor about it
(NewsUSA) - For older Americans who smoke or have diabetes or high blood pressure, leg pain could signal a problem with blood flow and needs to be checked by a doctor.Peripheral artery disease, or …
Shattering Stereotypes: The Top 7 Myths About Black Fertility Uncovered
(BPT) - Alexandra, a resilient single woman of color, defied societal norms and faced family stigma when she decided to seek fertility assistance through CCRM Fertility to have her first child. …
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A wolf in sheep’s clothing: Are you underestimating the burden of flu?
(BPT) - By Dr. Peter SebenyIn today’s pop culture, the term “pandemic” is synonymous with COVID-19. However, over the course of human history, some of the deadliest pandemics have …
Creative gifting: Luxurious bathroom presents that promote self-care
(BPT) - The holiday season is synonymous with warmth, comfort and indulgence. This year, why not extend those feelings into the bathroom with luxurious gifts that elevate the everyday routines of …
Holiday gift guide for people living with dementia and their caregivers
(BPT) - Holiday shopping and gift-giving can often be challenging, but even more so when shopping for a person living with dementia. There are more than 6 million Americans living with …
A Skin Mystery – Why a Disease Called Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) Is So Hard to Identify
(BPT) - Approximately 1 in 100 people are believed to be living with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), a chronic, often painful inflammatory skin condition that can become more severe over time, if not …
Are you at risk? New genetic report sheds light on breast cancer risk genes
(BPT) - You don’t always know what’s in your gene pool. Even with a detailed family health history, you may not have a complete picture for what you’re at risk for developing. In …
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Managing High Blood Pressure: 4 Things Seniors Must Do
High blood pressure, or hypertension, is common among seniors as the vascular system changes with age. The arteries stiffen up, resulting in the blood pressure going up, leading to serious health problems. Here's what you can do.
Careers in Healthcare That Don't Require Specialized Training
If you are looking to use your skills to help others regain and maintain their health, there are multiple career paths in healthcare that don't require you to drain your pocket or spend years acquiring specialized training.
Having Regular Health Checkups Has Great Benefits
To live your best life, it is smart to seek regular appointments with your health specialist. Here are all of the reasons why.
Warning Signs that you Need More Self-Care
Do you feel as though you need to make a positive change but don’t quite know how to go about it? Take a look below to see some of the top warning signs that show you need to put yourself first.
A Comprehensive Guide to Surviving Florida Summers
Here's a comprehensive guide to help you survive Florida summers and stay safe while keeping up with your daily activities.

6 stats you need to know about LGBTQ+ youth mental health

Northwell Health partnered with Stacker to compile a list of statistics about LGBTQ+ youth mental health using data from The Trevor Project's 2022 National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health.

3 Health Reasons Men's Travel Plans Take a Back Seat

(Family Features) Taking a road trip is an enjoyable pastime for many. However, if you are making too many pit stops along the way, it might be time to talk to a doctor.

7 Reasons to Get Started with Your Fitness Program

It’s not a stretch of the imagination: Regular exercise can help your mental as well as your physical health.

(NAPSI)—Because physical activity and healthy aging go hand in hand, getting started with a fitness program included in your health plan can do more than help you maintain your health as you age. …

One man's life shows the art of living well — no matter what happens

(BPT) - Some people just know how to live. One great example is Mike Hugo, who learns from stumbles and turns them into victory — tackling anything he wants to do with vigor and perseverance. …

Be A Holiday Hero: Get Vaccinated This Season

CVS Pharmacy can help you and your family fight the flu this season.

(NAPSI)—With respiratory virus season in full swing, you may think it’s too late for you and your family to get vaccinated against the flu. The good news: it’s not. According to the Centers for …

How you can stay ahead of diabetes
(BPT) - With diabetes on the rise, getting tested and establishing a healthy routine are more important than ever. We’re facing a diabetes crisis in the United States. About 1 in 10 of us …
Why Sodium Matters, Especially If You Have Narcolepsy
(BPT) - People with narcolepsy may be unaware that their chronic condition may increase their odds of having a stroke*, heart disease†, hypertension†, diabetes†, and other …
Understanding Myelosuppression: Big Implications for Small Cell Lung Cancer
(BPT) - Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is a rare disease in which cancerous cells form in the tissues of the lung, accounting for ~15% of all lung cancers.1 “Small cell” refers to the …
A Father’s Journey to Remission After Three Lymphoma Relapses
(BPT) - Roy Bragadeste, a husband and father, was living in Seattle and enjoying what many would describe as a relatively normal life, working, spending time with his wife, kids and dog, and enjoying …
How to get Medicare open enrollment help at no cost
How to get Medicare open enrollment help at no cost
(BPT) - Medicare open enrollment ends on December 7. State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs) provide free, in-depth, unbiased counseling and support to Medicare-eligible individuals, their …