Diveheart Plans to Build World’s Deepest Therapy Pool
(NewsUSA) - Imagine escaping your wheelchair and standing upright. Diveheart, a non-profit organization based in Downer’s Grove, … Read More
Finding high-quality surgical care in your community
(BPT) - By Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS, Executive Director & CEO, The American College of SurgeonsNavigating healthcare is a … Read More
Strange feelings in your legs and feet? You probably want to ask your doctor about it
(NewsUSA) - For older Americans who smoke or have diabetes or high blood pressure, leg pain could signal a problem with blood flow and … Read More
Shattering Stereotypes: The Top 7 Myths About Black Fertility Uncovered
(BPT) - Alexandra, a resilient single woman of color, defied societal norms and faced family stigma when she decided to seek fertility … Read More
A wolf in sheep’s clothing: Are you underestimating the burden of flu?
(BPT) - By Dr. Peter SebenyIn today’s pop culture, the term “pandemic” is synonymous with COVID-19. However, over … Read More
Health news for your family
Creative gifting: Luxurious bathroom presents that promote self-care
(BPT) - The holiday season is synonymous with warmth, comfort and indulgence. This year, why not extend those feelings into the … Read More
Holiday gift guide for people living with dementia and their caregivers
(BPT) - Holiday shopping and gift-giving can often be challenging, but even more so when shopping for a person living with dementia. … Read More
A Skin Mystery – Why a Disease Called Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) Is So Hard to Identify
(BPT) - Approximately 1 in 100 people are believed to be living with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), a chronic, often painful … Read More
Are you at risk? New genetic report sheds light on breast cancer risk genes
(BPT) - You don’t always know what’s in your gene pool. Even with a detailed family health history, you may not have a … Read More
6 stats you need to know about LGBTQ+ youth mental health
Northwell Health partnered with Stacker to compile a list of statistics about LGBTQ+ youth mental health using data from The Trevor … Read More

3 Health Reasons Men's Travel Plans Take a Back Seat

(Family Features) Taking a road trip is an enjoyable pastime for many. However, if you are making too many pit stops along the way, it might be time to talk to a doctor.

7 Reasons to Get Started with Your Fitness Program

(NAPSI)—Because physical activity and healthy aging go hand in hand, getting started with a fitness program included in your health plan can do more than help you maintain your health as you age. …

One man's life shows the art of living well — no matter what happens

(BPT) - Some people just know how to live. One great example is Mike Hugo, who learns from stumbles and turns them into victory — tackling anything he wants to do with vigor and perseverance. …

Be A Holiday Hero: Get Vaccinated This Season

(NAPSI)—With respiratory virus season in full swing, you may think it’s too late for you and your family to get vaccinated against the flu. The good news: it’s not. According to the Centers for …

How you can stay ahead of diabetes

(BPT) - With diabetes on the rise, getting tested and establishing a healthy routine are more important than ever. We’re facing a diabetes crisis in the United States. About 1 in 10 of us …

Why Sodium Matters, Especially If You Have Narcolepsy
(BPT) - People with narcolepsy may be unaware that their chronic condition may increase their odds of having a stroke*, heart … Read More
Understanding Myelosuppression: Big Implications for Small Cell Lung Cancer
(BPT) - Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is a rare disease in which cancerous cells form in the tissues of the lung, accounting for ~15% … Read More
A Father’s Journey to Remission After Three Lymphoma Relapses
(BPT) - Roy Bragadeste, a husband and father, was living in Seattle and enjoying what many would describe as a relatively normal life, … Read More
How to get Medicare open enrollment help at no cost
(BPT) - Medicare open enrollment ends on December 7. State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs) provide free, in-depth, … Read More
How a Breast Cancer Survivor Turned her Journey into an Empowering Platform
(BPT) - Diagnosed with breast cancer nearly four years ago at the age of 41, Krisdee Clark*, like many women, was completely taken … Read More