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For Some, Holiday Season Can Be a Mental Health Struggle

Heightened financial pressures, unrealistic social expectations, and other stressors can take the fun out of the holiday season for some and even affect their...

Breast Cancer Survivor: Screenings, Quality Healthcare Critical

Roseann Humphrey felt a lump. It was January 2012, and Humphrey was just 39. The American Cancer Society recommends women start getting mammograms at 40. But...

Why Dental Coverage Matters When Shopping for a Medicare Plan

With the annual enrollment period for Medicare opening on Oct. 15, those eligible for Medicare (or their family members) should consider the importance of...

Warning Signs of Suicide: 5 Steps that Could Save a Life

For Eileen Finkenbinder and others touched by suicide, there is unfathomable grief, anger, guilt, and other emotional aftershocks. “There are some dark days, and there...

You Have the Power to Control High Cholesterol

Nearly a third fewer Americans have high cholesterol now than in 2000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Yet according to...

A Ton of Prevention: How to Contain Chronic Conditions

Chronic conditions crush adult Americans’ health and send healthcare costs soaring. That’s the bad news. The good news is there’s an effective, overarching approach to...

It’s Time to See the Light About Too Much: Experts Weigh...

We came. We tanned. We burned … often because we ignored scientific warnings about the harmful effects of too much ultraviolet (UV) light. Now, skin...

Cessation Programs Best Bet to Quit Smoking

Since the U.S. Surgeon General first warned the public about smoking’s health horrors in 1964, America has taken huge steps to stem the epidemic....

More Health Equity Equals Healthier Communities

“Health equity” is an emerging term in the healthcare field that businesses are likely to hear more often in discussions around fostering a stronger...

Resources Available to Help Patients Overcome Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder can cause a range of symptoms from nightmares and sleeplessness, to emotional swings and uncontrollable anger, mental health experts say. The condition...

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