Take Control: How managing blood pressure can help save lives

(Family Features) Effectively managing your blood pressure can help reduce your chances of life-threatening medical events, even death. Gain confidence and learn how to take control of your blood pressure with these tips and resources.

4 Steps to Live in the Present Every Day

(Family Features) Many people find themselves thinking about what happened yesterday or what might happen tomorrow, making living in the now a challenge. You can overcome those hurdles and live each day more fully by adopting habits that promote physical and mental well-being, including these suggestions.

5 Ways to Invest in Your Health This Holiday Season

(Family Features) While you should still focus on your total diet, supplements are a simple and convenient way to fill in dietary gaps during the holidays.

Helping Veterans Handle IBD

(Family Features) For many veterans, their greatest battle isn't against enemy forces. It's a challenge that lies within their own bodies. An estimated 66,000 veterans live with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Arm yourself with more information about IBD and your options with these tips.

Sleep is Good Medicine: 11 tips for healthier sleep

(Family Features) When it comes to your health, sleep is just as important as physical activity and nutrition. These tips can help you create a healthy sleep routine to improve your health today and in the long run.

Helping Heroes Handle IBD

(Family Features) For many veterans, their greatest battle isn't against enemy forces. It's a challenge that lies within their own bodies. An estimated 66,000 veterans live with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Arm yourself with more information about IBD and your options with these tips.

Nipping Alzheimer’s disease in the blood

MindImmune, a drug discovery firm at the University of Rhode Island, is poised to move into clinical trials, pioneering a breakthrough approach to preventing Alzheimer’s disease, focused on blocking aberrant immune cells in the blood from entering the brain

The Key to Post-Pandemic Well-Being Is Lots of Self-Care, Study Reveals

(NewsUSA) - The unprecedented stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic pushed many to place a renewed importance on their overall health. This led to a new appreciation for self-care as people …

Dollar General Shoppers Get Help Choosing Pain Relievers

(NewsUSA) - When shoppers are already in pain, navigating the huge selection of products in the over- the-counter (OTC) pain reliever aisle can feel overwhelming. There’s a lot to choose from, …

Four Things Seniors Need to Know About Dental Coverage

(NewsUSA) -   By Dr. John Yamamoto, Dental Director of Clinical Innovations, Humana There are far more benefits to healthy teeth and gums than a bright smile. In fact, your oral health …

Shoot for the Stars When It Comes to Medicare Advantage

(NewsUSA) - By Alan Stewart, SVP, Medicare Divisional Leader, Humana - If you’re one of the nation’s 58.6 million people with Medicare, you understand the importance of selecting a health …

How a HouseCalls visit changed – and may have saved – one man’s life

(BPT) - A knock on the door at Roy Gault’s home may have saved his life.Roy, who is in his late 70s, was feeling fine when nurse practitioner Diana Dombrowski showed up at his home for a …

How one test can determine your food sensitivities — and help improve your health

(BPT) - Research has found that 70% of illnesses can be prevented by changes in lifestyle and diet. While many Americans may believe that food affects their health, most don’t know what to …

New options for affordable insulin

(BPT) - In the United States, there are 37.3 million people with diabetes. And for many, diabetes is an expensive and complex medical condition, often requiring multiple medications — including …
Monkeypox

Debunking common monkeypox myths

Stacker compiled a list of myths about monkeypox and investigated their viability using news, scientific, and government reports.

Monkeypox vaccine in the US: What public health experts know so far—and what they don't

Stacker compiled a list of frequently asked questions about the currently available monkeypox vaccine from governments, scientific sources, and health experts.   

Understanding Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC): What Every Woman Should Know

(BPT) - We often talk about breast cancer as if it is one disease. “Yeah, she had breast cancer,” or “she had a lump removed.” Even, “she has breast cancer. She’s …

Suffering from Constipation? It Could be IBS-C or CIC

(BPT) - While many adults experience constipation at various times in their lives and know how uncomfortable it can be, when those symptoms are severe and stick around for long periods of time, you …

How People Living with Classic Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) Can Help Advance Research

(BPT) - Patient registries are a way for researchers to collect data outside of clinical trials to increase understanding of the natural history of a particular condition. The data are used to study …

Get the Facts: Things to Know About Prostate Cancer and a Treatment Option

(BPT) - This content is sponsored and provided by Myovant Sciences and Pfizer Inc.Did you know that men are less likely to go to the doctor than women? A study conducted by the U.S. Centers for …

Don’t let the end of 2022 sabotage your New Year's resolutions

(BPT) - Have you ever thought that, since you’re starting a healthy new lifestyle tomorrow, you may as well throw all your healthy goals out the window — just for today? If so, …

New year, best you: 4 practical tips for investing in your health in 2023

(BPT) - A new year means a fresh start and a new set of earnest attempts at self-improvement, especially when it comes to health and wellness. According to Statista, last year's top three U.S. New …

Handling Eating Challenges During the Holidays: 12 tips to help maintain eating disorder recovery

(Family Features) You may find it beneficial to create a holiday-specific relapse prevention plan. To help avoid relapse while navigating the holiday season, consider these tips.

Understanding GMOs

(Family Features) Consider this science-based information to help increase consumer understanding of GMOs, or genetically modified organisms.

7 Tips for Caring for a Loved One from Afar

(Family Features) Caring for a family member or loved one with a serious health condition can be a big undertaking. Even if you're not available to provide hands-on assistance on a consistent basis, there are ways to provide aid from a distance, such as these.

2 Steps to Save a Life: The importance of Hands-Only CPR

(Family Features) A hands-on emergency intervention like cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), especially if performed immediately, can double or triple a cardiac arrest victim's chance of survival. These two simple steps can help bystanders spring into action.

Support Brain Health: Simple ways to add to your wellness routine

(Family Features) When most people think of wellness, diet and exercise are the first things that come to mind. Brain health is another essential element of your overall wellness. Give your brain extra support with these tips.

States with the highest flu vaccination rates

Stacker examined the CDC's Influenza Seasons Vaccination Coverage Trend Report to determine the states with the highest rates of influenza vaccination.  

How human height has changed over time—and what might be behind it

Changes in average height in a population say a lot about how nongenetic factors can affect human development. GigaCalculator examined data from the NCD Risk Factor Collaboration to see how average height has changed globally over time.