| Four Retirement Readiness Fixes For Baby Boomers|
You may be able to sell your life insurance policy to get money for your retirement years.
| Talk To Your Doctor About Migraine Prevention|
People with frequent migraine attacks can now get daily preventive therapy.
| Fortis School Of Nursing At All-State Career School Launches Practical Nursing Program|
By 2030, the baby boomer generation, totaling more than 2.1 million in Pennsylvania, will be over 65. Many will require medical care at nonhospital settings.
| Minnesotans: Quitting Tobacco Is Hard. Here's Help.
Quitting tobacco isn't easy but with help and your own determination, you can do it.
| Long-Distance Caregiving|
Chances are at some point you'll be a caregiver to an older adult. Learn about local resources that can help.
| It's Never Too Late To Achieve A Healthy Weight|
Simple tips and tools to help Americans start and maintain healthy habits.
| Winning Attitudes|
Among the record 26,000 runners participating in the St. Jude Memphis Marathon, nearly 1,000 were St. Jude patients or family members and friends.
| Why It's Wise To Hire Veterans With Disabilities|
Many businesses recognize the importance of hiring veterans with disabilities.
| Medical Authorities Spread the Word About Prediabetes|
A public service advertising (PSA) campaign encourages people to ask themselves "Do I Have Prediabetes" and helps them learn their risk.
| Writing Off The End Of The Year|
The average person gains six pounds in holiday weight.
| Know The Facts: Five Biggest Myths About Diabetes|
Nearly half of U.S. adults are at risk for or have diabetes. The numbers alone are staggering, yet diabetes continues to be misunderstood and often disregarded.
| How To Stay Comfortable During A Cold|
The next time you get a cold, you won't be alone. Adults have an average of two to three colds a year, and children even more.
| Four Easy Tips That Will Keep You Working Out All Winter Long |
Exercise can strengthen your immune system to help fight off cold weather blues and illnesses.
| Eight Tips For Caregivers To Help Ease The Risky Business Of Caregiving|
Maintain your own well-being while caring for your loved one
| Home For The Holidays|
Certain changes in behavior in an older relative may indicate a need for long-term care.
| Do You Know If You Have COPD?|
While a COPD diagnosis may seem overwhelming, with the right treatment plan, COPD patients can stay active and improve their quality of life.
| Tooth-Friendly Tailgating|
Tips for prioritizing good oral health and food options at your next tailgate.
| Warning Signs Your Aging Parents Need More Help|
Many grown children head home for the holidays and notice their aging parents need some help.
| Sickle Cell: One Gene, Many Faces, And A Quest For A Cure|
Sickle cell disease research, which has led to pain-reducing treatments.
| Medicare Advantage Plans Offer A Broader Mix Of Benefits |
Whether you're new to Medicare or an established beneficiary, take a close look at Medicare Advantage plans during this year's open enrollment period.
| Containing Contamination To Protect Your Family|
A paper towel is the best way to clean up the bacteria found on a contaminated kitchen counter.
| Drink To Your Health|
You can enjoy a refreshing pick-me-up without drinking something loaded with fat and sugar.
| After The Storm: Coping With The Trauma Caused By Natural Disasters|
As people rebuild their lives and communities following a natural disaster, seeking emotional support is important.
| Rural Americans Face Greater Challenges In Accessing Cancer Care, According To New National Survey|
Americans worry about the cost and the availability of cancer care.
| North Carolinians Urged To Get Flu Shots Following Record-Breaking Flu Season |
Health care professionals should address health disparities and encourage more people to get flu shots.
| Dos And Don'ts For Managing High Blood Pressure During Cold And Flu Season|
People with high blood pressure should consult a doctor before taking any cold medicine.
| Keeping Mom And Child Healthy After Gestational Diabetes |
Steps to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes for you and your child.
| When Should I Worry About My Child's Foot Pain? |
When a child has foot-related problems, early intervention by an expert can be key.
| One Family's Incredible Journey To Wellness|
Standing up to cancer can be one of the toughest challenges anyone has to face.
| Hearing Aids That Suit The Modern Lifestyle|
Four features to keep in mind when choosing hearing aids.
| More Matters: Millennials Leading The Way To Increased Vegetable Consumption|
As eating habits have evolved across the generations, so have recommendations regarding what constitutes a healthy diet.
| Your Medicare Open Enrollment To-Do List|
Things to keep in mind for Medicare's annual enrollment period.
| Medi-Cal Coverage To Smile About|
Regular checkups and cleanings save time and money and reduce the risk of more serious dental problems.
| After Stroke Strikes, What Comes Next?|
There could be more good news for many stroke survivors.
| Together, We Can (And Must) End Family Fire|
With a few simple steps, America can save hundreds of young lives.
| Preparing For Motherhood: How To Protect Your Health And Your Growing Baby|
The most important thing expecting moms can do for themselves and their baby is to protect their health throughout pregnancy.
| Reduce Your Risk Of Stroke|
AFib can have symptoms such as an irregular-feeling heartbeat, shortness of breath and light-headedness or it can have no symptoms at all.
| Healthy Air, Healthy Home|
To help keep your family "Breathing Clean," get your HVAC system cleaned.
| Saying 'Boo' To Cavities This Halloween: Preventive Tips And Tricks For Parents And Kids |
Correcting some myths about mouths.
| Four Ideas For Health Care Planning In Retirement|
Generate cash to pay your health care expenses.
| Innovative Technology Improves Patient Experience For Women Undergoing Breast Cancer Treatment |
Breast-conserving surgery can now be easier and faster.
| You May Be Able To Help Save A Child's Life|
You can help save children hoping for lifesaving blood stem cell transplants.
| Organ Transplantation: 7 Surprising And Inspiring Things You Should Know |
For people on the transplant waiting list, returning to health is a real and remarkable possibility.
| Managing Heart Failure|
Heart failure can be treated and managed.
| Recovering From Stroke|
Rehabilitation is paramount to helping people build their strength, capabilities and confidence.
| Flu-Fighting Facts|
Protect yourself from the flu.
| Managing Moderate Pain Three Ways|
While everyone experiences pain differently, managing it may be simpler than many people realize.
| Managing Your Mental Health With Or Without Insurance Coverage |
Numerous programs are available to help uninsured Americans who struggle with mental health issues.
| Harnessing Research Discoveries For Patient Benefit|
Cutting-edge research is making significant progress in the treatment of cancer.
| Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better|
Black women can reach and maintain a healthy weight by being more physically active and making healthier food choices.
| Small Moments Make a Big Difference.|
Engaged fathers can help children lead happier, healthier and more successful lives.
| Tips For Tailgating: Add A Little Healthy Balance|
Bring a little healthy flavor to your tailgate with nutritious snacks like blueberries and games that keep you moving during the day.
| Make Your Health Part Of Your Hurricane Prep Plan|
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts we may see an above average hurricane season.
| Release, Refresh, Reset|
You don't have to let a busy schedule break your healthy stride or keep you from crushing your goals.
| Choosing The Right Caregiver For Your Parents|
Finding the right caregiver can be less stressful if you know the right questions to ask.
| Why Won't My Ankle Sprain Heal?|
Sprained ankles are painful and can limit your ability to walk, so accurate diagnosis and treatment are necessary.
| Americans Overwhelmingly Reject Insurers Efforts To Deny Patients Coverage|
Americans believe insurance companies should not be allowed to deny coverage for people with chronic diseases.
| Reading Sunscreen Labels Can Save Your Family's Health|
Studies show that parents need to exercise caution when choosing the right sunscreen for their kids.
| Twice A Victim: Finding A Path Forward After An Accident|
Because there are often long delays in collecting payments for legitimate insurance claims, injured parties can become "twice victims."
| Struggling With Addiction? Tips On Finding Quality Treatment |
Treating addiction doesn't have to be something you do alone.
| Combating Cancer In Young Women Online|
Several communities are making a particular effort to see that young women have reliable online resources when it comes to breast cancer.
| Rural Hospital Closings In Missouri Reach Critical Level|
Air ambulances get critically ill Missourians to the medical help they need when they need it.
| Veterans Today|
If you or someone you care about is among America's more than 20 million veterans, here are a few facts and figures you may find of note. Do you know how people who are blind support our nation's veterans?
| What To Do When The 'Lice Letter' Comes Home|
Don't panic, but do take control.
| Antibiotics And Your Dentist—CDC Urges You To Be Antibiotics Aware|
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourages the public to Be Antibiotics Aware by talking with their dentists about when antibiotics are needed for their oral health.
| What To Do When Life Makes You A Caregiver For Someone You Love|
Providing encouragement and fostering understanding for those providing care for their loved ones.
| Moving? This Is Why You Need To Get Your Next Mattress Online |
If you're one of the 35 million Americans moving this year—and even if you're not—consider replacing your old mattress with an easy direct-to-consumer online brand. Here's why.