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Empowering Black Americans to Learn Life-Saving Skills
(Family Features) In the spirit of Black History Month, you can empower yourself, educate others and elevate your community's heart health by becoming a CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and AED (automated external defibrillator) champion.
Your Pharmacist is Ready to Help, Just Ask
Your Pharmacist is Ready to Help, Just Ask
(NewsUSA) - Over-the-counter (OTC) medicines provide quick and affordable access to the safe and effective, everyday options we need to take care of ourselves when issues arise. However, deciding …
A Turning Point in High Blood Pressure Management: Introducing The Symplicity Blood Pressure Procedure
A Turning Point in High Blood Pressure Management: Introducing The Symplicity Blood Pressure Procedure
(NewsUSA) - High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a growing epidemic that affects half of all Americans. High blood pressure can harm vital organs like your heart, brain, kidneys and …
Un Momento Decisivo en el Manejo de la Presión Arterial Alta: Presentando el Procedimiento Symplicity para la Presión Arterial
Un Momento Decisivo en el Manejo de la Presión Arterial Alta: Presentando el Procedimiento Symplicity para la Presión Arterial
(NewsUSA) - La presión arterial alta, también conocida como hipertensión, es una epidemia creciente que afecta a la mitad de todos los estadounidenses. La presión arterial alta puede dañar …
The South and Northeast are leading in youth mental health care, while the Midwest struggles
To explore the best and worst states for youth mental health care, MoneyGeek analyzed data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the CDC, as well as Google trends data on searches for relevant mental health terms.
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Breastfeeding benefits mothers as much as babies, but public health messaging often only tells half of the story
Four babies are born every second in the world, and there are only two options for their first food at birth: human milk or formula. …
The most expensive states for nursing home care
QMedic analyzed data from long-term care insurance firm Genworth to illustrate how nursing home care costs have grown.
How to get motivated to start your fitness routine anytime
(BPT) - If you find it hard to get yourself into the fitness mindset — and fear that the resolution season ended in January — keep in mind it's never too late to begin a routine focused …
How One Mother's Perseverance with Psoriatic Disease Helped Turn Challenge into Purpose
(BPT) - For those living with plaque psoriasis (PsO) and active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) — known collectively as psoriatic disease[1] — every day can feel like a challenge. From PsO …
Heart Month 2024: Professional Football Player Tackles Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke with Help from Cardiac Monitoring
Heart Month 2024: Professional Football Player Tackles Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke with Help from Cardiac Monitoring
(NewsUSA) - For professional athletes, being at your physical best and pushing your body to its limits is often what it takes to achieve success on the field. When a player is struggling to catch …

Free Childhood Vaccines Are Available Through the Vaccines for Children Program

Free Childhood Vaccines Are Available Through the Vaccines for Children Program
(NewsUSA) - The federally funded program provides no-cost vaccines to eligible children Vaccines are one of the most effective ways to help protect children from certain serious and potentially …

The Eyes are a Window Into the Brain

(BPT) - A recent study found that in those who had aging-related cognitive issues, levels of several key micronutrients were nearly half compared with those who did not. Micronutrients are important …
COVID-19 On the Rise: Why You Should Get Vaccinated
(BPT) - The holiday season has passed, but the threat of COVID-19 has not.1 As of January 2024, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Wastewater Surveillance System …
What do your blood test results mean? A toxicologist explains the basics of how to interpret them
Your blood serves numerous roles to maintain your health. To carry out these functions, blood contains a multitude of components, including red blood cells that transport oxygen, nutrients and hormones; …
Discovering the keys to a long, healthy life in the new year
(BPT) - Living a long life is worthy of celebration, but living a long healthy life is the ultimate goal. When given the gift of more years, most of us hope to be able to live them well — …
Sleep can give athletes an edge over competitors − but few recognize how fundamental sleep is to performance
Sleep has been an underappreciated strategy for gaining an edge over an opponent at any level of athletic competition. AP Photo/Alex Brandon In the adrenaline-packed world of professional sports, the …
Gastroparesis: The causes, symptoms, and treatments for this little-known but serious gut paralysis condition
Guava Health compiled a list of frequently asked questions folks often have when it comes to outcomes and management of gastroparesis.
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Understanding premenstrual dysphoric disorder, its causes, symptoms, and effective management
Guava Health walks you through premenstrual dysphoric disorder, its causes, symptoms, and how to plan for effective management post-diagnosis.
Native teens are facing a mental health crisis—here's what's behind the numbers
Sandstone Care analyzed SAMHSA and CDC data to find out why Native American and Alaska Native teens disproportionately suffer from health disparities.
U.S. emergency departments see sharp increase in fitness-related injuries in January
With the new year upon us and many people resolving to improve their health and fitness, Monge & Associates looks into the sharp increase in fitness-related injuries January tends to bring.
Taking Action to Protect #OurHearts
(NewsUSA) - Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States – 1 in 5 people die from it each year, even though it is largely preventable. Research shows that many Americans will …
As another obesity-fighting drug takes center stage, a nutrition expert warns that weight loss shouldn't be the only goal
Overall health and well-being are about much more than just weight management. Carol Yepes/Moment via Getty Images If the buzz surrounding a medication could elevate it to celebrity status, then …
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Anesthesiologists alert Americans to VA proposal that could impact veterans’ health care and safety

(BPT) - The nation’s Veterans deserve the highest-quality health care and 91% of them expect the same quality of care the public receives at the top-rated civilian hospitals. However, a …

Tired of chronic pain? Medical experts offer 3 helpful tips

(BPT) - If you're coping with back, neck or knee pain on a regular basis, you're not alone. According to research, one in every two Americans experience musculoskeletal (MSK) pain, which affects the …

5 Things You Need to Know about Medically Supported Weight Loss

(BPT) - There has been a sensational rise in the number of celebrities making headlines for their use of GLP-1 medications, like Ozempic, Wegovy and Mounjaro, for weight loss. The constant media buzz …

How to Cope During Shorter, Colder Days: Winter Blues versus Clinical Depression

(BPT) - The winter season can be a challenging time of year for many – one that can bring post-holiday financial stress and exhaustion. Amid darker, colder days, how do you know if you are …

Finding the root cause of pain: Could it be nerve damage?

(BPT) - It can happen to anyone.Benjamin, a construction contractor from Indiana, was rushing out the door to get to work, but the door didn’t close properly. He gave it a hard shove and his …

5 Mental Health Breaks to Help You Thrive in the New Year

(BPT) - You’ve done it. You’ve turned the page on another year, gliding into 2024 with a new set of goals and ambitions. But don’t forget: Progress is a marathon, not a sprint. You …

Do you know someone living with paralysis? Resources to help people thrive

(BPT) - Did you know nearly two out of every 100 individuals live with paralysis in the United States? According to the "Living with Paralysis & Caregiver National Survey" conducted by the …

How to Live to 100

(BPT) - Have you heard about the blue zones? These are the six places around the world — Singapore; Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Ikaria, Greece; Loma Linda, California; and the Nicoya …

Finding Strength in Second Opinions: Joe's Journey with DLBCL

(BPT) - This content is provided by MorphoSys and Incyte.In the fall of 2021, Joe was losing weight and feeling unusually weak. He visited his primary care doctor who could tell something was wrong …