Health
How a 28-Year-Old Woman Kept Her Sense of Adventure Following a Rare Disease Diagnosis
(BPT) - In 2018, a vibrant young woman with a passion for theater and education set off on the quest of a lifetime: spending a month …
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States that most often prescribe opioids to Medicaid patients
Steve Heap // Shutterstock Almost 20 years after the first wave of opioid overdose deaths in the U.S., more than 75% of drug …
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Not getting results from your Vitamin C serum? Here are 4 reasons why
(BPT) - One of the most praised skincare ingredients on social media is Vitamin C, with influencers and dermatologists alike touting …
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Boomers have a drug problem, but not the kind you might think
Some boomers are on multiple medications. Combinations of those drugs could have serious side effects. Getty Images / …
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New Prescription Topical for Common Skin Condition
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Navigating Childhood with Hemophilia A: Samuel’s Journey to Treatment
(BPT) - Article is sponsored and developed by Sanofi. Natalie and Samuel were compensated by Sanofi.When Natalie and her husband …
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Stay Safe and Healthy During and After Emergencies
  4 tips to prepare for natural disasters that can negatively impact physical and mental health (Family Features) As …
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Knowing the Signs of Stroke
  (Family Features) Stroke can happen to anyone – it happens to more than 800,000 people every year in the United …
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Better Health, Naturally
(NAPSI)—If you’re like most Americans, you take a dietary supplement every day, according to a report from the National …
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Fitness Enthusiast Unexpectedly Finds Cancer through New Screening Test
(BPT) - Putting Health FirstGym owner and avid fitness enthusiast, Rich, has always prioritized his health. He prides himself on being …
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Ask your primary care provider about screening for signs of cognitive impairment

(BPT) - By Dorsey GriffithIn a cruel irony, one of the most significant health challenges facing older Americans is also one of the least diagnosed, especially in the early stages when steps can be …

Wildfire smoke is back – fires burning across Canada are already triggering US air quality alerts in the Midwest and Plains

Dozens of wildfires are burning across Canada in May 2024 and sending unhealthy smoke blowing into the northern U.S. again. At the same time, the southeastern U.S. is getting smoke from Mexico, where …
Difficulty swallowing? You may have eosinophilic esophagitis
(BPT) - Do you find it difficult to swallow food? Does food feel like it gets stuck in your throat when you eat? These are common …
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Journey to type 1 diabetes diagnosis, helping to reduce the risk of diabetic ketoacidosis
(BPT) - Sponsored by Sanofi At just 25 years old, Amy Hsieh began experiencing a series of health-related symptoms that ultimately …
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Is your screen time tanking your sperm count? A urologist explains new study results
Gorodenkoff // Shutterstock It's hardly a secret that spending significant amounts of time on your phone can do a number on your …
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9 indicators of positive mental health in children
Inside Creative House // Shutterstock The top concern facing parents today isn't their child's safety. It isn't the worry that …
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Debunking 5 common supplement myths
Sergii Sobolevskyi // Shutterstock About 3 in 4 (74%) American adults take supplements, according to topline data from the 2023 …
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Queer doulas make childbirth safer for Black, brown, and LGBTQ+ people, but barriers remain
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Ciano // Stacker // Shutterstock "You're pretty much the plaster that goes over the cracks of the …
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A little-understood sleep disorder affects millions and has clear links to dementia – 4 questions answered
Past age 50, men are much more likely to have REM sleep behavior disorder than women. Jose Luis Pelaez/Stone via Getty …
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How does the brain think?
Thinking builds neural networks, which is why practice improves performance. Francesco Carta fotografo/Moment via Getty …
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4 Trends Showing Mental Health is a Continued Challenge for Americans
(Family Features) People with outward appearances of success, productivity and happiness often still deal with internal struggles. …
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Salonpas® Brand Stands the Test of Time
(NAPSI)—Compassion for loved ones is at the heart of the Japanese idea of TE-A-TE.  It’s also the starting point of …
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News for a healthful life

(BPT) - Glucose is fuel for all the cells in your body — when it's at normal levels; however, when levels are off it can lead to a host of irrevocable health problems. That’s why …

(BPT) - Professional baseball player JD Martinez is at increased risk for pneumococcal pneumonia because he has asthma, and he doesn’t want to let it stop him from taking his shot on — or …
(BPT) - Wouldn't it be great to hit the beach with a more toned and refined body without taking medications, yo-yo dieting, or constantly hitting the treadmill?Enter truBody® by Cutera, two …

(BPT) - Measles outbreaks continue to be reported throughout the United States. The increased risk of outbreaks can be largely attributed to the drop in pediatric vaccination rates from 2020 to 2022. …

(BPT) - On a mission to help build up Africa’s healthcare network to aid in the fight against malaria, SC Johnson, makers of Raid®, in partnership with the Society for Family Health Rwanda …
(BPT) - Connie Bell’s journey with low-grade serous ovarian cancer (LGSOC) began unexpectedly in her 30s. Residing in Madison, Wisconsin, Connie was 36 when she first noticed her unusual …

(BPT) - World Series Champion and 3-time American League MVP Alex Rodriguez (aka A-Rod) knows how important it is to prioritize your oral health. That’s why, upon receiving a gum disease …

(BPT) - World Series Champion and 3-time American League MVP Alex Rodriguez (aka A-Rod) knows how important it is to prioritize your oral health. That’s why, upon receiving a gum disease …
(BPT) - For Bronx native and current Indian Land, SC, resident Thelma, it took years to discover she had kidney disease, despite experiencing symptoms like fatigue and swelling, as the underlying …