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Take Control: How managing blood pressure can help save lives

(Family Features) Effectively managing your blood pressure can help reduce your chances of life-threatening medical events, even death. Gain confidence and learn how to take control of your blood pressure with these tips and resources.

4 Steps to Live in the Present Every Day

(Family Features) Many people find themselves thinking about what happened yesterday or what might happen tomorrow, making living in the now a challenge. You can overcome those hurdles and live each day more fully by adopting habits that promote physical and mental well-being, including these suggestions.

5 Ways to Invest in Your Health This Holiday Season

(Family Features) While you should still focus on your total diet, supplements are a simple and convenient way to fill in dietary gaps during the holidays.

Helping Veterans Handle IBD

(Family Features) For many veterans, their greatest battle isn't against enemy forces. It's a challenge that lies within their own bodies. An estimated 66,000 veterans live with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Arm yourself with more information about IBD and your options with these tips.

Sleep is Good Medicine: 11 tips for healthier sleep

(Family Features) When it comes to your health, sleep is just as important as physical activity and nutrition. These tips can help you create a healthy sleep routine to improve your health today and in the long run.

Nipping Alzheimer’s disease in the blood

MindImmune, a drug discovery firm at the University of Rhode Island, is poised to move into clinical trials, pioneering a breakthrough approach to preventing Alzheimer’s disease, focused on blocking aberrant immune cells in the blood from entering the brain

The Key to Post-Pandemic Well-Being Is Lots of Self-Care, Study Reveals

(NewsUSA) - The unprecedented stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic pushed many to place a renewed importance on their overall health. This led to a new appreciation for self-care as people …

Dollar General Shoppers Get Help Choosing Pain Relievers

(NewsUSA) - When shoppers are already in pain, navigating the huge selection of products in the over- the-counter (OTC) pain reliever aisle can feel overwhelming. There’s a lot to choose from, …

Four Things Seniors Need to Know About Dental Coverage

(NewsUSA) -   By Dr. John Yamamoto, Dental Director of Clinical Innovations, Humana There are far more benefits to healthy teeth and gums than a bright smile. In fact, your oral health …

Shoot for the Stars When It Comes to Medicare Advantage

(NewsUSA) - By Alan Stewart, SVP, Medicare Divisional Leader, Humana - If you’re one of the nation’s 58.6 million people with Medicare, you understand the importance of selecting a health …

Three Myths That Might Be Standing Between You and the Right COPD Therapy

(BPT) - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease that gradually makes breathing difficult — especially as the disease progresses. If you (or someone you love) …

The Marketplace Open Enrollment Period at HealthCare.gov is Now Open – Here's Everything You Need to Know to Find Health Coverage Today

(BPT) - Everyone deserves access to low-cost, quality healthcare, yet millions remain uninsured. The Marketplace Open Enrollment Period for 2023 health insurance coverage is now open at …

Breathless: Living with pulmonary arterial hypertension

(BPT) - Provided by Merck.When Colleen was 35, her life was going exactly as she’d planned. She had a management position in a large company that she loved and was thrilled to be expanding her …
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Debunking common monkeypox myths

Stacker compiled a list of myths about monkeypox and investigated their viability using news, scientific, and government reports.

Monkeypox vaccine in the US: What public health experts know so far—and what they don't

Stacker compiled a list of frequently asked questions about the currently available monkeypox vaccine from governments, scientific sources, and health experts.   

Understanding Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC): What Every Woman Should Know

(BPT) - We often talk about breast cancer as if it is one disease. “Yeah, she had breast cancer,” or “she had a lump removed.” Even, “she has breast cancer. She’s …

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(BPT) - A liver cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming. Navigating this complex and often misunderstood disease can be challenging and, like many others before them, the more than 40,000 Americans who …
(BPT) - *Gina is an actual SKYRIZI patient, compensated by AbbVie for sharing her story.As a Texas native, Gina is no stranger to the scorching temperatures, which for most people means a wardrobe of …
(BPT) - by Timothy W. Mullett, MD, MBA, FACSNovember may be synonymous with Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday season, but the month also marks Lung Cancer Awareness Month. This holiday …
(BPT) - A mystery illness. Decades of unexplained pain and fatigue. A mother's boundless love. This might seem like a description from a movie, but this is reality for Bryan Bosch who credits his …

(Family Features) You may find it beneficial to create a holiday-specific relapse prevention plan. To help avoid relapse while navigating the holiday season, consider these tips.

(Family Features) Consider this science-based information to help increase consumer understanding of GMOs, or genetically modified organisms.
(Family Features) Caring for a family member or loved one with a serious health condition can be a big undertaking. Even if you're not available to provide hands-on assistance on a consistent basis, there are ways to provide aid from a distance, such as these.
(Family Features) A hands-on emergency intervention like cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), especially if performed immediately, can double or triple a cardiac arrest victim's chance of survival. These two simple steps can help bystanders spring into action.
(Family Features) When most people think of wellness, diet and exercise are the first things that come to mind. Brain health is another essential element of your overall wellness. Give your brain extra support with these tips.

Changes in average height in a population say a lot about how nongenetic factors can affect human development. GigaCalculator examined data from the NCD Risk Factor Collaboration to see how average height has changed globally over time. 

Using information from public health agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Stacker looked at how the flu vaccine is developed each year and why vaccination is important.