Stay Safe and Healthy During and After Emergencies
(Family Features) As you're making your emergency preparedness checklist, it's also important to protect your heart and overall health in the wake of a hurricane, tornado or other natural disaster.
Knowing the Signs of Stroke
(Family Features) Stroke can happen to anyone - it happens to more than 800,000 people every year in the United States. Knowing the signs of stroke and how to prevent it can help protect you or your loved ones from disabilities caused by stroke.
Here’s sunny news: To enhance your immune system, improve your heart function, increase calcium absorption, and promote bone density you can take one dietary supplement with both the ”sunshine vitamin” D and its helper, vitamin K.
Better Health, Naturally
(NAPSI)—If you’re like most Americans, you take a dietary supplement every day, according to a report from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).   Yet, adds the Cleveland Clinic, …
Fitness Enthusiast Unexpectedly Finds Cancer through New Screening Test
(BPT) - Putting Health FirstGym owner and avid fitness enthusiast, Rich, has always prioritized his health. He prides himself on being health conscious, taking steps to maintain his health and …
Ask your primary care provider about screening for signs of cognitive impairment
(BPT) - By Dorsey GriffithIn a cruel irony, one of the most significant health challenges facing older Americans is also one of the least diagnosed, especially in the early stages when steps can be …
Health news for your family
Wildfire smoke is back – fires burning across Canada are already triggering US air quality alerts in the Midwest and Plains
Dozens of wildfires are burning across Canada in May 2024 and sending unhealthy smoke blowing into the northern U.S. again. At the same time, the southeastern U.S. is getting smoke from Mexico, where …
Difficulty swallowing? You may have eosinophilic esophagitis
(BPT) - Do you find it difficult to swallow food? Does food feel like it gets stuck in your throat when you eat? These are common symptoms of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a disease that affects an …
Journey to type 1 diabetes diagnosis, helping to reduce the risk of diabetic ketoacidosis
(BPT) - Sponsored by Sanofi At just 25 years old, Amy Hsieh began experiencing a series of health-related symptoms that ultimately changed her life. Hsieh explained: “I was extremely thirsty, …
Is your screen time tanking your sperm count? A urologist explains new study results
Hims reports that a new study suggests prolonged cell phone use might also be associated with reduced sperm count.
9 indicators of positive mental health in children
Northwell Health partnered with Stacker to identify signs of mental well-being in children.

Debunking 5 common supplement myths

Live It Up consulted various reputable sources like Johns Hopkins Medicine, Penn Medicine, and more to get the low-down on five common supplement myths.

Queer doulas make childbirth safer for Black, brown, and LGBTQ+ people, but barriers remain

Stacker explored the work that doulas and birth workers are doing to uplift their communities and make giving birth safer for everyone.
A little-understood sleep disorder affects millions and has clear links to dementia – 4 questions answered
A little-known and poorly understood sleep disorder that occurs during the rapid eye movement, or REM, stage of sleep has been garnering attention for its role in foreshadowing neurodegenerative brain diseases such as Parkinson’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies. …
How does the brain think?
Have you ever wondered how your brain creates thoughts or why something randomly popped into your head? It may seem like magic – but actually the brain is like a supercomputer inside your head that helps you think, learn and make decisions.
Balancing Act: Blood Sugar Levels and Longevity
(BPT) - Glucose is fuel for all the cells in your body — when it's at normal levels; however, when levels are off it can lead to a host of irrevocable health problems. That’s why …
How this baseball All-Star steps up to the plate when it comes to pneumococcal pneumonia
(BPT) - Professional baseball player JD Martinez is at increased risk for pneumococcal pneumonia because he has asthma, and he doesn’t want to let it stop him from taking his shot on — or …
4 Trends Showing Mental Health is a Continued Challenge for Americans
(Family Features) People with outward appearances of success, productivity and happiness often still deal with internal struggles. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, consider these mental health trends.
News for a healthful life

Sculpt and Tone with truBody by Cutera

(BPT) - Wouldn't it be great to hit the beach with a more toned and refined body without taking medications, yo-yo dieting, or constantly hitting the treadmill?Enter truBody® by Cutera, two …

Childhood Vaccination: Why It’s Important for Your Children and Community

(BPT) - Measles outbreaks continue to be reported throughout the United States. The increased risk of outbreaks can be largely attributed to the drop in pediatric vaccination rates from 2020 to 2022. …

Helping take down malaria by building up Africa’s healthcare network, bringing families Closer to Care

(BPT) - On a mission to help build up Africa’s healthcare network to aid in the fight against malaria, SC Johnson, makers of Raid®, in partnership with the Society for Family Health Rwanda …

New Clinical Trial Opening for People with Rare Ovarian Cancer

(BPT) - Connie Bell’s journey with low-grade serous ovarian cancer (LGSOC) began unexpectedly in her 30s. Residing in Madison, Wisconsin, Connie was 36 when she first noticed her unusual …

An All-Star Strategy: How A-Rod Keeps His Gum Disease in Check

(BPT) - World Series Champion and 3-time American League MVP Alex Rodriguez (aka A-Rod) knows how important it is to prioritize your oral health. That’s why, upon receiving a gum disease …

'It Takes 2' to Detect Kidney Disease – One Woman's Advice for Those with Type 2 Diabetes or High Blood Pressure

(BPT) - For Bronx native and current Indian Land, SC, resident Thelma, it took years to discover she had kidney disease, despite experiencing symptoms like fatigue and swelling, as the underlying …

Navy Veteran and Parkinson’s patient credits Medtronic DBS therapy for restoring independence

(BPT) - Andrew “Andy” Horn has always had an independent spirit.“I knew I was going to see the world.”The oldest of six kids, growing up in Chicago, his desire to travel was …

Parents, What’s Your Food Allergy Game Plan?

(BPT) - Brittany Mahomes, co-owner of the Kansas City Current soccer team and mom of two young children with food allergies, knows all too well how frightening a severe allergic reaction to food can …

Important facts about lupus: 4 ways to protect your kidney health

(BPT) - Living with lupus for over 15 years has meant dealing with some very uncomfortable moments for Grammy award-winning singer Toni Braxton. But according to Toni, the discomfort is worth it to …
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Americans can celebrate Japanese culture and get free pain relief patches in May.
Salonpas® Brand Stands the Test of Time
(NAPSI)—Compassion for loved ones is at the heart of the Japanese idea of TE-A-TE.   It’s also the starting point of Hisamitsu’s “patch treatment culture,” and has been emphasized …
Self-Care and Mental Health Tips for Caregivers
Self-Care and Mental Health Tips for Caregivers
(NewsUSA) - Caregivers, especially parents, often spend so much time focused on the well-being of others, they neglect to take a break for their own mental health. According to KinderCare’s Parent …
Take a Rest from Stress
(Family Features) While everyone feels stress from time to time, when left untreated or unrecognized, it can begin to wreak havoc. Consider these strategies to combat stress.
5 Ways Heart Health Care Can Improve
(Family Features) While death rates from CVD have declined 60% since 1950 and the number of people in the U.S. dying from heart attack has dropped from 1 in 2 in the '50s to about 1 in 8 today, challenges still remain.
Keep an eye on your vision. Regular eye exams can help reduce your risk of glaucoma.
Hispanics and African Americans at Higher Risk for Eye Disease
(NAPSI)—If you think you’d know if you were losing vision to an eye disease, you might want to think again. The symptoms of glaucoma can start so slowly that you may not notice them. That’s why …