Month: October 2020

Driving Program for Teens and Parents Created to Save Lives [Video]

Posted: October 29, 2020 | Word Count: 152 Be responsible and keep everyone safe. That’s the meaning behind B.R.A.K.E.S., a nonprofit teen driving curriculum whose mission is to prevent injuries and save lives by training and educating teenage drivers and their parents about the importance of safe and responsible driving. When legendary professional drag racer …

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Is your ‘peehavior’ ramping up? You may have an overactive bladder

If you’re over the age of 40 and heading to the bathroom with increasing urgency and frequency or trying to avoid leakage, you could be experiencing symptoms of overactive bladder or “OAB”.[1],2 Urgency (feeling like you can’t make it to the toilet in time), frequency (having to pee more than usual during the day) and …

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5 things to know about having joint replacement surgery during COVID-19

If you’re suffering from joint pain and considering a joint replacement, you’re not alone. Chronic, debilitating pain that requires joint replacement affects nearly one in four adults in the United States, according to the U.S. Bone and Joint Initiative.[1] But unfortunately, many people wait years to move forward with surgery, enduring significant pain and negatively …

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How Technology Is Helping People Better Manage Diabetes During COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 has changed many aspects of our everyday lives, particularly for those living with a chronic condition like diabetes. Even under normal circumstances, managing diabetes can be difficult, but with the added challenges of the pandemic, access to medical care, medications, and other diabetes products has become increasingly difficult for many. Living …

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Generic and Biosimilar Prescriptions Mean Smooth Sailing and Big Savings for Americans of All Ages

Now that Rich Lichty is semi-retired, he loves to go boating on the Chesapeake Bay. His 15-year-old boat is equipped with a diving board to entice the grandchildren. Watch Rich’s Video Rich Lichty, 72, from Laurel, MD, takes a generic medicine for his blood pressure. Rich takes a generic drug to control his blood pressure. …

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For women with ovarian cancer, early communication is key

At first thought, it would appear that Cherie, age 50 from Chicago, Illinois, and Leanne, age 62 from White Plains, New York, don’t have much in common. Cherie enjoys exploring the outdoors and traveling with her husband, while Leanne, a financial advisor, enjoys making jewelry, cooking and gardening at home. However, there is a ribbon …

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