How one woman showed up for herself after a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis

(BPT) - This content is sponsored and provided by Novartis.“I have cancer. Cancer doesn’t have me.”Lisa, a Maryland mother, grandmother, travel agent and minister, is adamant about …
Are you living with type 2 diabetes? You might need emergency glucagon, too
(BPT) - Pale skin, shakiness and sweating are just a few symptoms you might associate with hypoglycemia, which is known to be common … Read More
6 Steps to Get Better Sleep and Improve Heart Health
(Family Features) There's more to maintaining a healthy heart than just eating right and exercising regularly. While these … Read More
A Life Without Limits Despite a Rare Disease Diagnosis
-(BPT) - Patient Advocate and Former U.S. Congressman Gregg Harper Shares his Family’s Journey with Fragile X Syndrome and … Read More
Non-Surgical GentleCure™ Treatment Cures 50,000th Skin Cancer Patient
(NewsUSA) -            Fifty thousand people in the U.S. have had their skin cancer cured without going to hospitals or … Read More
Why Every Woman Should Learn About Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC)
(BPT) - We often talk about breast cancer as if it is one disease. “Yeah, she had breast cancer,” or “she had a lump … Read More
Game On: A Former Professional Soccer Player Shares Her Perspective on Living with Ulcerative Colitis
(BPT) - “It’s the stuff fans can’t see that’s hard to deal with.”Pushing through challenges is something professional soccer … Read More
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Finding joy in the darkness: A teenage cancer patient’s story of hope, family and an amazing trip

(BPT) - Emma Frommeyer is a typical teenager in so many ways. She loves music, makeup and hanging out with friends. She’s also an incredibly smart honor roll student, however, there is one …
A marathon, not a sprint: Life with chronic myeloid leukemia
(BPT) - On a Friday night in 1999, Al saw a TV commercial about a new cancer treatment that was enrolling patients in a clinical trial … Read More
How Melissa Joan Hart Gets Relief for Her Dry Eyes
(Family Features) When Melissa Joan Hart first began experiencing dry, irritated eyes, she wasn't sure how to relieve her … Read More
Tobacco continues to play a starring role on screen – fueling youth e-cigarette public health crisis in the process
(BPT) - “Tobacco’s Starring Role,” Truth Initiative’s fifth annual “While You Were Streaming” … Read More
Sleep Health Tips: Basic Steps for a Happier, Healthier and Improved YOU
(BPT) - We have all been taught about the importance of getting a good night’s sleep. But do you know why? Healthy sleep doesn’t … Read More
Understanding the Most Common Type of Breast Cancer: What Every Woman Should Know When It Spreads
(BPT) - One of the worst things a woman can hear is: “You have cancer.”The unfortunate reality is that one in every eight … Read More

5 Simple Solutions for Proper Nasal Hygiene

(Family Features) Consider these tips to improve nasal hygiene and keep upper airway passages clear.

Selecting a Health Care Provider: Resources to guide your selection

(Family Features) Getting health care for yourself or a loved one is a big responsibility. Consider these benefits of using the comparison tools to narrow your options.

Keeping My Body Moving and My Attitude Positive While Living with ALS

(BPT) - This content is sponsored by Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc. (MTPA) and is intended for U.S. audiences only. Ned Patterson is an actual patient who is taking RADICAVA® …

5 Sleep Habits Essential for Heart Health

(Family Features) Losing sleep anytime can be a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Consider these small changes in daily habits that can make a big difference in sleep quality.

Consumer Health Website Helps People Safely Choose & Use Self-Care Products

(NewsUSA) -  The ever-changing landscape of self-care offers consumers an array of choices that can sometimes feel overwhelming. To help navigate through the sea of health information, the Consumer …

How the COVID-19 pandemic may have changed the way people living with ulcerative colitis approach healthcare

(BPT) - Living with a chronic and incurable disease like ulcerative colitis (UC) can be difficult. According to the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), this inflammatory bowel disease can …

Antibiotic resistance elevates importance of testing for UTIs

(BPT) - Have you suffered from a UTI recently? Maybe you've had several in the last year? Urinary tract infections are common, especially in women, though anyone can suffer from one (or many). One of …

Monitoring Your Kidney Health

(Family Features) Kidney disease is one of the most common complications of living with diabetes and can increase your risk for heart disease and stroke. There are steps you can take to keep your heart, brain and kidneys healthy.

Is Colon Cancer Risk Hiding in Your Genes?

(BPT) - Three-time cancer survivor Wenora Johnson shares what she's learned about hereditary colon cancer:Most of us know of someone who has battled colorectal cancer. It is the second deadliest form …

Have More Healthy Moments: Get Tested and Follow Your Kidney Health

(NAPSI)—Kidney disease is often referred to as a “silent disease” because there are usually no symptoms during its early stages. In fact, as many as 90% of Americans who have chronic kidney …