For good health and strong teeth, treat your gums well.
The Gap in Gum Care: Why Caring For Your Teeth’s Foundation Matters
(NAPSI)—Building a great smile starts with a strong foundation. While gums are often overlooked unless they are bleeding or causing mouth pain, they are the key to good oral health, overall …
Navy Veteran and Parkinson’s patient credits Medtronic DBS therapy for restoring independence
(BPT) - Andrew “Andy” Horn has always had an independent spirit.“I knew I was going to see the world.”The oldest of six kids, growing up in Chicago, his desire to travel was …
Addressing Sarcopenia with a Healthy Diet
Addressing Sarcopenia with a Healthy Diet
(NewsUSA) - Age-related loss of muscle mass and strength can significantly impact the quality of life for older adults. However, recent research underscores the role of proper nutrition in …
What is metabolism? A biochemist explains how different people convert energy differently − and why that matters for your health
If you’ve spent any time scrolling through the health and wellness corners of social media, you’ve likely come across many products claiming to improve your metabolism. But what exactly is your metabolism? …
To reduce your stroke risk, take care of your heart and head by controlling high blood pressure.
Stroke & Dementia in Black Men: Tips for Staying Healthy During National Minority Health Month and Beyond
from the National Institute   of Neurological Disorders & Stroke (NAPSI)—With nearly 800,000 Americans having a stroke each year, it remains a leading cause of death and long-term …
Parents, What’s Your Food Allergy Game Plan?
(BPT) - Brittany Mahomes, co-owner of the Kansas City Current soccer team and mom of two young children with food allergies, knows all too well how frightening a severe allergic reaction to food can …
Curbing Colorectal Cancer in Minority Populations
Curbing Colorectal Cancer in Minority Populations
(NewsUSA) - April is National Minority Health Month, and Black Americans, American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/AN), and underserved Americans, are among those disproportionately affected by …
Important facts about lupus: 4 ways to protect your kidney health
(BPT) - Living with lupus for over 15 years has meant dealing with some very uncomfortable moments for Grammy award-winning singer Toni Braxton. But according to Toni, the discomfort is worth it to …
Keep an eye on your vision. Regular eye exams can help reduce your risk of glaucoma.
African Americans at Higher Risk for Eye Disease
(NAPSI)—If you think you’d know if you were losing vision to an eye disease, you might want to think again. The symptoms of glaucoma can start so slowly that you may not notice them. That’s why …
Keep an eye on your vision. Regular eye exams can help reduce your risk of glaucoma.
Hispanics and African Americans at Higher Risk for Eye Disease
(NAPSI)—If you think you’d know if you were losing vision to an eye disease, you might want to think again. The symptoms of glaucoma can start so slowly that you may not notice them. That’s why …

Finding her Beat: Claire’s Journey Living with AFib

(BPT) - This content is sponsored by Sanofi U.S. I’m Claire and I’m a retiree living near Orlando, Florida with my husband. Now that I’m retired, I get to spend my time doing the …

Cancer often requires more than one treatment − an oncologist explains why some patients like Kate Middleton receive both chemotherapy and surgery

Some cancer patients receive additional treatment after surgery with the goal of eliminating any remaining tumor cells. BSIP/Collection Mix: Subjects via Getty Images When Kate Middleton, the …
Not having job flexibility or security can leave workers feeling depressed, anxious and hopeless
When employees don’t have control over their work schedules, it’s not just morale that suffers – mental health takes a hit too. That’s what my colleagues and I discovered in a study recently published in the medical journal JAMA Network Open. …
Walk Your Way to Better Health
(Family Features) A walk is not just good for your body, it's also good for your soul. Physical activity, like walking, is one of the best ways to reduce stress and boost your mood. Consider these ways movement can benefit your body and mind.
One Patient’s Story Navigating Alzheimer’s Disease from Diagnosis to Treatment
(BPT) - For patients like Jerome, a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) can be a devastating and life-changing experience.Jerome, who lives in Florida with his wife of 27 years, Joanne, was …
4 helpful resources created for people living with epilepsy
(BPT) - For anyone living with epilepsy, the daily challenges can be immense. Seizures can occur at any time, putting people living with epilepsy at risk for accidents and other health complications, …
5 health benefits of taking GLP-1 medication
(BPT) - GLP-1 medications like Ozempic, Wegovy, and Mounjaro are getting major press for their ability to help people slim down. But that’s just the half of it. These groundbreaking drugs, …
How much stress is too much? A psychiatrist explains the links between toxic stress and poor health − and how to get help
COVID-19 taught most people that the line between tolerable and toxic stress – defined as persistent demands that lead to disease – varies widely. But some people will age faster and die younger from toxic stressors than others. …
States where the most people are receiving substance use treatment
Ophelia mapped and analyzed the number of patients in substance use facilities per capita across the U.S., using SAMHSA survey data.
Empower Yourself with Nutrition Know-How
(Family Features) Even with hectic schedules and convenience foods readily available, it's important to incorporate habits like regular family meals and meal planning so you have a variety of better-for-you snacks and recipes on hand.
Proteins in milk and blood could one day let doctors detect breast cancer earlier – and save lives
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women in the U.S. and is currently one of the leading causes of cancer deaths. Earlier diagnosis and treatment lead to better prognoses for breast cancer patients. …
The impact of social media on the mental health of Gen Z
Many Gen Zers don't remember life before social media. Sandstone Care used McKinsey data to get a global view of its impact on their mental health.

Mental Health and the ALS Community

(BPT) - Sponsored by Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc. (MTPA)Each year, an estimated 5,000-6,000 Americans are diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) — also known as Lou …

Education: The Key to Unlocking a Thyroid Eye Disease (TED) Diagnosis

(BPT) - Kimberly, a dedicated teacher, avid skier, poet, and mother of two, had been struggling with thyroid issues for more than 30 years. Little did she know that her passion for teaching would …

How One Woman Took Action After a Devastating Cancer Diagnosis

(BPT) - Marsha Semon was only 41 when her world turned upside down. She was a busy mom of two young children, working full time, when she began experiencing severe stomach pains.“It got to the …

Don't let acne get you down! See a dermatology professional

(BPT) - Acne, one of the most common skin conditions, is often uncomfortable and can negatively impact a person’s self-esteem. As with any chronic medical condition, it's a good idea to see a …

Wear contact lenses? 5 questions to discuss with your eye doctor

(BPT) - Whether you spend long hours working in front of a computer or have difficulty reading signs when driving at night, finding a contact lens may be as easy as answering five …

Debunking colonoscopy myths: The truth behind the life-saving procedure

(BPT) - Your doctor just recommended you have a colonoscopy and you’re suddenly struck with a feeling of dread. No one looks forward to having a colonoscopy, but due to numerous myths and …

Choosing the right weight management medication to best suit your health goals

(BPT) - Struggling with weight loss is a problem everyone is familiar with – either they themselves or someone close to them has faced challenges in maintaining a healthy weight. Obesity is a …

Understanding Pseudobulbar Affect in Patients Caused by Multiple Sclerosis

(BPT) - This article is sponsored by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc., for which Dr. Mayer Joshua Hasbani is a paid consultant.This March is Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Month and an …

Ready for wellness? 4 unexpected benefits of chiropractic care

(BPT) - A popular misconception about chiropractic care is that it's only for people with back pain. However, chiropractic treatment has the potential to treat various physical ailments. Whether …

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