Month: January 2021

Caring for a Loved One During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Sponsored by Alkermes In the midst of a global pandemic, Ashley and Kim, a Texas-based mother-daughter duo working together to treat Kim’s schizophrenia, have seen one surprising emotion rise to the surface: pride. “She’s had some down days, but honestly I’m really proud of her. She’s handling the pandemic the best she can,” said Ashley, …

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When You Can’t Stomach Your Migraine Medication, Make Sure Your Migraine Toolkit Has You Covered

How do you prepare for a migraine that threatens to derail your day? Many health care professionals recommend assembling a migraine toolkit, one stocked with essentials for easing migraine symptoms on the go, such as bottled water, instant hot and cold packs, ear plugs and sunglasses. Most importantly, however, health professionals agree that your toolkit …

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Bend, don’t break: A guide to resiliency from military spouses

What do you do with uncertainty? Much less a year of it or more? The COVID-19 pandemic has presented us with challenges, hardships and instability of every kind — important events canceled, travel put on hold, businesses striving to stay open, kids and parents adjusting to virtual learning and work. Above all, the threat of …

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From Cancer to COVID-19, How One Company is Transforming Vaccine Technology

The race to create and distribute effective COVID-19 vaccines continues. Big pharmaceutical companies are producing promising vaccines and initial distribution is underway, however, this is not without numerous concerns or logistical hurdles. What you don’t hear much about is the smaller biotech companies working hard behind the scenes to develop alternative medicines that have big …

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Breathe easier by understanding these 5 common myths about sleep apnea

If you’re not coping with the symptoms of sleep apnea yourself, you likely know someone who is. The condition caused by interrupted breathing during sleep has become rampant in the past couple of decades. In fact, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine estimates that 26% of adults between the ages of 30 and 70 — …

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5 reasons ADHD goes unrecognized in girls

Difficulties with sitting still, paying attention or controlling impulsive behavior are some of the initial signs or symptoms of ADHD in children. These signs are often stereotyped as typical of behavior of young boys. It’s reported that boys are three times more likely to be diagnosed than girls.1 Between not being included in ADHD research …

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