Tackling Life With Type 1 Diabetes: Shiloh Scores Big on His ‘Diaversary’
(BPT) - In honor of National Diabetes Awareness Month, 14-year-old Shiloh Wilmoth had his dream come true: meeting professional … Read More
The holidays and your brain – a neuroscientist explains how to identify and manage your emotions
When stress and tension are starting to mount, taking short breaks and deep breaths can help clear your mind. AaronAmat/iStock / Getty … Read More
Searching for Answers: One Woman’s Bladder Cancer Treatment Journey
(BPT) - In August 2017, Sarah and her family had plans to join relatives in Arizona for a fun-filled few days of off-roading and … Read More
What does weight-inclusive health care mean? A dietitian explains what some providers are doing to end weight stigma
People living in larger bodies face constant discrimination and negative messages about their body weight. smartboy10/DigitalVision … Read More
Living with migraine: One woman’s journey to create space for a powerful mind/body connection
(BPT) - Stephanie, 38, was on the phone with her grandmother as she sat in traffic making her way from her day job as an … Read More
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Controlling your journey with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) while overcoming inequity in IBD health care
(BPT) - For those living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—like Crohn’s disease (CD) or ulcerative colitis (UC)—every day … Read More
What You Need to Know About Cataracts
(NAPSI)—By age 80, most people either have cataracts or have had cataract surgery. That’s because most cataracts are the result of … Read More
Glyphosate, the active ingredient in the weedkiller Roundup, is showing up in pregnant women living near farm fields – that raises health concerns
As suburbs encroach on farmland, residents' risk of exposure to farm chemicals rises. Carly Hyland Living near farmland can … Read More
You Can Work from Home, You Can See a Doctor from Home…and Now You Can Participate in a Clinical Trial from Home
(BPT) - Former U.S. Congressman Gregg Harper’s son, Livingston, has Fragile X Syndrome (FXS), a rare neurological disease often … Read More
5 most frequent complaints about medical billing errors
Soundry Health analyzed data from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to look at various complaints from Americans regarding … Read More

Supportive Care is Important in Managing Side-Effects of Cancer Treatment

(BPT) - An estimated 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, and many patients who undergo chemotherapy suffer from severe GI issues such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. It is …

7 Reasons to Get Started with Your Fitness Program

(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. …

How your address could determine your heart health

Northwell Health partnered with Stacker to examine data from numerous studies to see how where people live can impact their heart health.   

These are the people most likely to be burdened by medical debt in the US

Care Better analyzed data from the Kaiser Family Foundation to visualize which groups of Americans are most likely to hold medical debt.

Here's what happened when I taught a fly-fishing course in the waterways of New Orleans
Mae Bennett, a student in the author's class, practices fly-casting on Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans. Kyle Encar/Loyola University … Read More
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 More
Alcohol-induced liver injuries spiked during COVID-19
Northwell Health partnered with Stacker to examine data from The American Journal of the Medical Sciences to see why alcohol-related … Read More
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, … Read More
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 … Read More