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An All-Star Strategy: How A-Rod Keeps His Gum Disease in Check
(BPT) - World Series Champion and 3-time American League MVP Alex Rodriguez (aka A-Rod) knows how important it is to prioritize your …
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Removing PFAS from public water will cost billions and take time – here are ways to filter out some harmful ‘forever chemicals’ at home
PFAS are showing up in water systems across the U.S. Jacek Dylag/Unsplash, CC BY Chemists invented PFAS in the 1930s to make …
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A Genetic Connection to Kidney Disease
  How APOL1-mediated kidney disease can impact you, your kidneys and your family (Family Features) A genetic condition that …
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8 emerging uses for medical cannabis
BestStockFoto // Shutterstock Hope is on the horizon for people who want to use marijuana to treat medical conditions. Cannabis …
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'It Takes 2' to Detect Kidney Disease – One Woman's Advice for Those with Type 2 Diabetes or High Blood Pressure
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More women than ever are being diagnosed and treated for ADHD, which has long been considered a predominately male condition
Andrew Angelov // Shutterstock Mental health conditions affect people of all identities, but attention-deficit/hyperactivity …
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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 …
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Navy Veteran and Parkinson’s patient credits Medtronic DBS therapy for restoring independence
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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, …
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What is metabolism? A biochemist explains how different people convert energy differently − and why that matters for your health
Elite athletes show researchers the upper limits of a healthy metabolism. Solskin/DigitalVision via Getty Images If …
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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 …
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Curbing Colorectal Cancer in Minority Populations
(NewsUSA) - April is National Minority Health Month, and Black Americans, American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/AN), and underserved …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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Finding her Beat: Claire’s Journey Living with AFib
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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. …
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Not having job flexibility or security can leave workers feeling depressed, anxious and hopeless
Warehouse employees frequently lack control over their own schedules. Andres Oliveira/E+ via Getty Images When employees …
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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 …
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How much stress is too much? A psychiatrist explains the links between toxic stress and poor health − and how to get help
Toxic stress increases the risks for obesity, diabetes, depression and other illnesses. Klaus Vedfelt/Digital Vision via Getty …
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States where the most people are receiving substance use treatment
DC Studio // Shutterstock Approximately 49 million people in the U.S. population aged 12 or older had a substance use disorder in …
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News for a healthful life

(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 …

(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, …
(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, …

(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 …

(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 …
(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 …

(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 …

(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 …
(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 …