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5 Steps for Women to Reduce Their Risk of COPD

(Family Features) Women tend to develop COPD earlier in life than men and are more likely to have severe symptoms and be hospitalized with the disease. However, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk for COPD.
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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 …

A Breast Cancer Diagnosis at Age 36 Inspired this Survivor to Support Others, Advance Research

(BPT) - Sponsored by G1 Therapeutics, Inc. Diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer? You Have OptionsRegina Jones has twice heard the life-changing words, “It’s cancer.” The …
Monkeypox

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.   

Reports of hate crimes are rising—here are how protections vary by state

Stacker has collected information to help readers understand the varying hate crime laws across the U.S.

Contribute to a Greater Good This Halloween

(Family Features) Halloween is usually about costume parties, candy, scary movies and fun pranks, but this year, there is a philanthropic way to celebrate this spooky holiday and make a difference for children in need across the world.

A Leading Cause of Vision Loss is Flying Under the Radar

(Family Features) While Age-related Macular Degeneration, a progressive eye condition that impacts central vision, can lead to blindness and does not yet have a cure, there are steps patients can take to reduce their risk of progression.

8 Tips to Rethink Clean at Home and On the Go

(Family Features) If people have learned anything from the COVID-19 pandemic, it's just because something looks clean doesn't mean it actually is. Consider these tips to help ensure you feel at ease both at home and in public spaces.

The Importance of Regular Immunizations for Heart Health

(Family Features) Adults, especially those with a history of heart disease or stroke, should take steps to stay up-to-date on preventive vaccines, particularly for the flu and COVID-19.

Understanding AFib: Living with and treating a common condition

(Family Features) A diagnosis of atrial fibrillation (AFib) may be scary, but it doesn't have to hold you back from enjoying life. Learning more about the condition and treatment options can significantly affect your prognosis and quality of living.

5 Questions to Ask Before Picking a Lawyer for Your Camp Lejeune Lawsuit

(NewsUSA) - Seen one of those Camp Lejeune lawsuit ads lately?  Of course you have.  Lawyers seeking to represent victims sickened by the water at the North Carolina Marine Corps base have …

PAD Awareness Month: Know the Signs of Leg Pain You Should Never Ignore

(NewsUSA) - Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a common condition affecting more than 12 million people in the U.S.  However, symptom recognition is low: 50% of PAD patients have unrecognized …

Novel Plasma Disinfection Improves Buildings’ Air Quality

(NewsUSA) - The climate impact of large buildings and facilities, especially data centers and microchip plants, has been under scrutiny and has made recent headlines after New York Attorney …

Expert Offers Tips to Boost Your Immunity

(NewsUSA) - The ongoing pandemic has highlighted the importance of keeping your immune system strong and healthy, according to Leonard A. Farber, MD, a healthcare executive and expert in …

Colorectal Cancer Screening Options Reduce Disparities

(NewsUSA) - Colorectal cancer remains the third most common non-skin cancer in American adults, according to the American Cancer Society. Regular screening is essential to identifying colorectal …
Mother of 5 offers tips to help kids have more fun outdoors this fall, even during allergy season

(BPT) - Fall is here, which means cooler weather and outdoor family activities like apple picking, youth sports and more. It can also mean pollen and allergens (like ragweed) are in the air. If your …

Nurse Wins $9,000 Pure Foundation Fund [Video] (BPT) - WaterWipes® is proud to announce Alessandra Chung as the winner of the 2022 Pure Foundation Fund. This healthcare hero was nominated by her colleague for going above and beyond in her care for families during their pregnancy, birth and postnatal journey.
7 Things Everyone Should Know About Hereditary Cancer
(BPT) - People go to great lengths to reduce their odds of getting cancer. Many of us wear sunscreen, avoid processed foods, have regular checkups and eat organic produce, but what if your risk is …
Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center Breaks Ground on $225 Million Comprehensive Cancer Center (BPT) - Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC) — part of RWJBarnabas Health, the largest and most comprehensive academic healthcare system in New Jersey — is completely reimagining …
4 Tips to Manage a Beach Day with Moderate-to-Severe Eczema
(BPT) - The beach is an ideal place to make memories with friends and family, the perfect way to unwind, relax and soak in the sun. But for those living with uncontrolled moderate-to-severe atopic …
4 Trends Showing People are Heading Back to the Dentist

(Family Features) In the wake of the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are becoming more comfortable getting back in the dental exam chair.

5 Steps to Properly Manage Blood Pressure (Family Features) Nearly half of all American adults have high blood pressure, or hypertension. Of those, about 75% don't have it under control. These simple steps can help control your levels and manage risks.
Help Discover the Next Breakthrough Medical Treatment (Family Features) Clinical trials examine the safety and effectiveness of new treatments in people, and this research plays a key role in developing ways to prevent, detect and treat diseases.
3 Tips for Seeking Health Care (Family Features) People want options for their health care, receiving personalized care at a reasonable price and at a location that is convenient and comfortable. Consider these tips to choose service providers.
What Your Feet Can Tell You About Your Health (Family Features) Many adults in the United States are suffering and may be at risk of amputations of their toes, feet or legs as a result of an undetected disease known as peripheral artery disease (PAD). Learn more about PAD, including symptoms, risk factors and treatment.
6 most common causes of traumatic brain injuries

Traumatic brain injuries are caused by an external force that injures the brain. Taxman, Pollock, Murray & Bekkerman, LLC looked at a CDC report on traumatic brain injuries, which used 2017 surveillance data to pull insights and trends about TBI-related hospitalizations in the U.S.  

Handball, jai alai and other activities that burn a lot of calories

Gigacalculator used data from the Wisconsin Department of Health to determine which activities burn the most calories.