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Helping Wishes take flight: How one pilot made a difference
(BPT) - When American Airlines Captain Matthew Asdel's son was diagnosed with cancer 20 years ago, Make-A-Wish® made it possible …
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Choosing to be an Optimist: Wendy’s Experience with Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC)
(BPT) - This is the real-life experience of one individual's experience living with primary biliary cholangitis (PBC). This is not …
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Protect Yourself from Changing Flu and COVID-19 Viruses
(NewsUSA) - The viruses that cause COVID-19 and flu continuously change or “mutate” to escape our natural immune responses and …
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Innovative Tech Tackles Heart Failure Symptoms
(BPT) - Heart failure affects more than six million adults in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …
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5 Travel Tips for People with Diabetes
(Family Features) Be it a short weekend trip to an epic destination or a longer trip to a dream spot, 212 million American adults are …
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Love and Support: An 80-Year-Old Mother's Journey with Aortic Stenosis
(NewsUSA) - All her life, Darian Tymes has been a high-energy woman with a positive spirit and a can-do attitude. When she started …
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Staying Stronger for Longer: Addressing Sarcopenia with Exercise
(NewsUSA) - Muscle health is just as important as bone health over the lifespan. When a decrease in muscle mass leads to a reduced …
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Heartfelt Hope: A Young Mom's New Lease on Life
(NewsUSA) - When faced with a life-threatening heart condition, the right medical device and treatment plan can mean the difference …
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How Older Adults Can Find Help in their Communities

(Sara Tribe Clark) - The Eldercare Locator is national call center that helps older adults and family caregivers find local services to help them stay in their homes and communities independently. …

Family Meals Boost Mental Health for All Ages

(NewsUSA) - Sharing a meal -- with family members that include relatives but also those you choose to call family -- not only promotes healthy eating, but healthier minds as well, new data …
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Four lost pregnancies. Five weeks of IVF injections. One storm.
Courtesy Of Kirsti Mahon On their very first date, Kirsti and Justin Mahon talked about wanting kids. They met on a dating app in …
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Biomarker Testing: Improving Treatment for Metastatic Breast Cancer
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Cool Ways to Protect Yourself from Heat-Related Illness
(NAPSI)—Much of the U.S. could face hotter than normal conditions this year as the climate crisis drives higher …
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6 Natural Ways to Protect Your Health
(Family Features) Natural and plant-based remedies have been around for centuries, and for everyday treatments like minor cuts, …
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States with the highest rates of people receiving mental health treatment
fizkes // Shutterstock More than 5 million American adults were receiving mental health treatment at a state-monitored mental …
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Be Aware: Mercury Is Prohibited in The Mail
(NAPSI)—Many people may be surprised to learn they’ve been sending dangerous, prohibited items through the mail. That’s why the …
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Beyond the Scale: Learn the Facts About Obesity
by the American Gastroenterological Association     (NAPSI)—Obesity is a life-long health problem that …
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3 tips for preventing heat stroke
Seattle experienced record high temperatures in June 2021. AP Photo/John Froschauer As a primary care physician who often …
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Counseling, therapy, and psychology careers: What's the difference?
fizkes // Shutterstock Learn the differences among counseling, therapy, psychology, and psychiatry, and what to consider to make …
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Working from home: Better or worse for mental health?
StratfordProductions // Shutterstock It's the continuous debate that plays out week after week on LinkedIn. When companies call …
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News for a healthful life

(BPT) - Imagine going to work and, in the middle of leading a staff meeting, you start slurring your words. You don’t feel ill and nothing like this has ever happened before. You have no …

(BPT) - Content sponsored and provided by Pfizer. Tiffany partnered with Pfizer to share her experience living with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis (UC).Tiffany, a mother of two from Westfield, …
(BPT) - Nearly one million Americans will have a total knee replacement this year. In the past five years, knee replacements have received a high-tech enhancement, thanks to the world’s first …

(BPT) - Gum disease. Nearly half of all U.S. adults over 30 years old (or nearly 65 million people) have it1. However, only 16% of adults 30+ (referred to as “consumers” throughout) …

(BPT) - Lenovo released the newest iteration of its Work For Humankind project, titled Meet Your Digital Self. The project highlights the role that smarter technology and AI can play in helping to …
(BPT) - This article was sponsored and developed by Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is a rare, lifelong genetic condition involving the adrenal glands that is …

(BPT) - As a nursing student, Nicole, 32, has a busy yet rewarding life. She works 12-hour hospital shifts as a nursing assistant and spends her free time traveling and playing with her dogs, Bailey …

(BPT) - For many patients, a diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can come as a shock. COPD, a chronic respiratory condition, can drastically impact quality of life, making …
(BPT) - This World Hypoparathyroidism Awareness Day, a global awareness and education event observed annually on June 1, the HypoPARAthyroidism Association (HPA) is calling for urgent change within …