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HEALTH & WELLNESS NEWS TIPS & FEATURES

Aimed Alliance Releases Poll Showing Americans Want Health Insurers To Stop Interfering with Their Treatment

January 4th, 2017

Aimed Alliance Releases Poll Showing Americans Want Health Insurers To Stop Interfering with Their Treatment

The Alliance for the Adoption of Innovations in Medicine (Aimed Alliance) released the results of a poll showing that Americans value innovative treatments, are willing […]


10 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

January 1st, 2017

10 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

There is no magic pill for preventing cancer, but if you want to reduce your risk of developing the disease, there is something you can […]


How To Enjoy The Holidays Despite Chronic Pain

December 20th, 2016

How To Enjoy The Holidays Despite Chronic Pain

By Tom Macek, M.D. The holidays are a time when everyone is encouraged to be of good cheer. But this joyous time of year is […]


Online Support Community Provides Support for Cancer Patients and Caregivers

December 6th, 2016

Online Support Community Provides Support for Cancer Patients and Caregivers

The rise of social media in cancer care has coincided with a movement in which patients are becoming more active in healthcare decisions and seeking […]


CDC Vaccine Information and Recommendations for the 2016/17 Influenza Season

September 22nd, 2016

CDC Vaccine Information and Recommendations for the 2016/17 Influenza Season

With the start of a new school year and the approaching winter, it’s time to get informed about the most critical information regarding the 2016/17 […]


Could a Vaccine Have Prevented Hilary Clinton’s Pneumonia?

September 13th, 2016

Could a Vaccine Have Prevented Hilary Clinton’s Pneumonia?

It depends: there are many kinds of pneumonia, some of which are preventable, especially in older individuals. Pneumonia is a common lung infection caused by […]


Genetic Testing Before Pregnancy Should Be as Common as Taking Folic Acid

September 1st, 2016

Genetic Testing Before Pregnancy Should Be as Common as Taking Folic Acid

By Shivani Nazareth The very first time I had to tell a patient that she was at 25 percent risk of having a baby with […]


Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep Habits

August 26th, 2016

Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep Habits

By Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong Jr., MD Getting Regular Sleep Isn’t Easy. Work demands, worries about finances or family, or a busy schedule can push back […]


For a Healthy Heart, #GoRedGetFit

August 26th, 2016

For a Healthy Heart, #GoRedGetFit

A social media initiative aims to educate and inspire positive change in diet and exercise habits and to promote heart health among multicultural women. By […]


Getting Started With Yoga

August 26th, 2016

Getting Started With Yoga

New to yoga? Roll out your mat with confidence by putting these 12 tips into practice. By Jessica Matthews, MS, E-RYT 500 While yoga offers […]


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