How one woman showed up for herself after a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis

(BPT) - This content is sponsored and provided by Novartis.“I have cancer. Cancer doesn’t have me.”Lisa, a Maryland mother, grandmother, travel agent and minister, is adamant about …
Tobacco continues to play a starring role on screen – fueling youth e-cigarette public health crisis in the process
(BPT) - “Tobacco’s Starring Role,” Truth Initiative’s fifth annual “While You Were Streaming” study of the most popular 2021 onscreen entertainment among 15- to …
Sleep Health Tips: Basic Steps for a Happier, Healthier and Improved YOU
(BPT) - We have all been taught about the importance of getting a good night’s sleep. But do you know why? Healthy sleep doesn’t just help us feel rested and fully charged during the day, …
Understanding the Most Common Type of Breast Cancer: What Every Woman Should Know When It Spreads
(BPT) - One of the worst things a woman can hear is: “You have cancer.”The unfortunate reality is that one in every eight women in the U.S. is diagnosed with breast cancer at some point …
5 Simple Solutions for Proper Nasal Hygiene
(Family Features) Consider these tips to improve nasal hygiene and keep upper airway passages clear.
Selecting a Health Care Provider: Resources to guide your selection
(Family Features) Getting health care for yourself or a loved one is a big responsibility. Consider these benefits of using the comparison tools to narrow your options.
5 Sleep Habits Essential for Heart Health
(Family Features) Losing sleep anytime can be a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Consider these small changes in daily habits that can make a big difference in sleep quality.
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Finding joy in the darkness: A teenage cancer patient’s story of hope, family and an amazing trip

(BPT) - Emma Frommeyer is a typical teenager in so many ways. She loves music, makeup and hanging out with friends. She’s also an incredibly smart honor roll student, however, there is one …
Consumer Health Website Helps People Safely Choose & Use Self-Care Products
(NewsUSA) -  The ever-changing landscape of self-care offers consumers an array of choices that can sometimes feel overwhelming. To help navigate through the sea of health information, the Consumer …
How the COVID-19 pandemic may have changed the way people living with ulcerative colitis approach healthcare
(BPT) - Living with a chronic and incurable disease like ulcerative colitis (UC) can be difficult. According to the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), this inflammatory bowel disease can …
Antibiotic resistance elevates importance of testing for UTIs
(BPT) - Have you suffered from a UTI recently? Maybe you've had several in the last year? Urinary tract infections are common, especially in women, though anyone can suffer from one (or many). One of …
Monitoring Your Kidney Health
(Family Features) Kidney disease is one of the most common complications of living with diabetes and can increase your risk for heart disease and stroke. There are steps you can take to keep your heart, brain and kidneys healthy.

Is Colon Cancer Risk Hiding in Your Genes?

(BPT) - Three-time cancer survivor Wenora Johnson shares what she's learned about hereditary colon cancer:Most of us know of someone who has battled colorectal cancer. It is the second deadliest form …

Have More Healthy Moments: Get Tested and Follow Your Kidney Health

(NAPSI)—Kidney disease is often referred to as a “silent disease” because there are usually no symptoms during its early stages. In fact, as many as 90% of Americans who have chronic kidney …

Keeping My Body Moving and My Attitude Positive While Living with ALS

(BPT) - This content is sponsored by Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc. (MTPA) and is intended for U.S. audiences only. Ned Patterson is an actual patient who is taking RADICAVA® …

4 Surprising Facts You Should Know About Endometriosis

(BPT) - Written by: Barbara McGuirk, M.D., a Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialist, and the Director of Reproductive Surgery at RADfertility and Program Director of …

Eye Disease Can Affect More Than Your Sight

(NAPSI)—Eye disease affects more than your ability to see the world clearly. People with impaired vision face an increased risk of falls, fractures, injuries, depression, anxiety, cognitive …

5 ways to get the most out of your massage experience

(BPT) - Massage therapy is known for its relaxing and restorative value, but did you also know that it is a powerful health-care tool for your body and mind? To get the most out of your next massage …

Uncovering Rare Cancer Symptoms That May Be Hiding in Plain Sight

(BPT) - February 28 is Rare Disease Day, an important time to raise awareness of and highlight the challenges faced by people living with or caring for those with rare diseases, including the myeloproliferative neoplasm ...

Endometriosis unveiled: Key facts for Endo Awareness Month

(BPT) - This content is sponsored and provided by Myovant Sciences and Pfizer Inc.Thirty years ago, a small group of advocates convened in Milwaukee to address endometriosis, a complex and often …

5 Common Misconceptions About Prostate Health and BPH

(Family Features) To help clear up some of the confusion and fear around prostate health, consider these common misconceptions about BPH.

New Hope for Those Suffering with C. difficile Infection, a Potentially Deadly and Contagious Illness

(BPT) - Sponsored by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Every year, about half a million Americans suffer from a serious and potentially deadly infection called Clostridioides difficile (C. diff) infection.1,2 …

One A Day: Small Daily Acts of Self-Care Go a Long Way to Health

By the We Can Do This COVID-19Public Education Campaign(NAPSI)—The winter holidays have ended, and spring is in sight. As the days start to lengthen, it is a good time to tend to your overall …

Keep your heart happy and healthy in February and every day
(BPT) - Every February, love is in the air. Equally as important as keeping your heart full of love is keeping your heart healthy, especially given that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of …
More than 11% of Americans may not be receiving the mental health care they need, data shows
Sana cited data from the Household Pulse Survey weighted by the CDC to examine trends in who reports receiving the mental health care they need.
Understanding a Treatment Option for Advanced Kidney Cancer
(Family Features) While a diagnosis of advanced kidney cancer can be overwhelming, there are steps patients can take to feel more empowered as they face the disease, starting with learning about the treatments that may be available for them.
It’s 2033 and you need surgery. Here’s how it will be radically different
-(BPT) - By Atul Gupta, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Image-Guided Therapy at PhilipsOne in 10 people undergo a surgical procedure each year [1]. That means that over the next decade it’s highly …
How to support people with Graft-Versus-Host Disease
(BPT) - Nineteen-year-old Meredith Cowden was nearly through her first year of art school when she started feeling sick. She visited her school’s clinic and received a diagnosis of mono, along …
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