Month: May 2021

Don’t let a minor burn derail your early summer getaway

Vacation rentals are quickly becoming a popular post-pandemic vacation, as they allow people to get away from the stressors of daily life with the comforts of a home and safety away from other travelers. However, it may feel a bit uncomfortable trying to navigate the different appliances inside a vacation rental. Being unfamiliar with appliances …

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Mental Health Awareness Month: Many people still suffer from depressive symptoms on an antidepressant

This article is sponsored by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. and Lundbeck, for which Dr. Maguire is a paid consultant. May marks Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States, a time to educate the public on various mental or behavioral health issues while reducing the stigma that many people, including those living with major depressive …

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How to find mental health resources for children and families

Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) offer free or low-cost health coverage for children and teens up to age 19. Coverage includes check-ups and regular doctor visits, immunizations, emergency care, dentist visits, eye exams and other care that children may need, including mental and behavioral health services. Children as young as 2 can …

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New study: Travelers care about both physical and mental health

As more people return to travel, they are looking forward to that sense of adventure and enjoying not just getting to the destination, but the journey itself. However, both business and leisure travelers have sometimes found traveling stressful, especially due to the recent health concerns. To help travelers have a more positive experience, many travel …

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One man shares his journey from diagnosis to finding a treatment for tardive dyskinesia

This article was sponsored and developed by Neurocrine Biosciences. As we’ve been living through this global pandemic for more than a year, we’ve seen an uptick in people experiencing mental health challenges. Research from the KFF Health Tracking Poll has shown that stress and worry related to the pandemic have had a negative impact on …

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Fighting for time with ALS

When Phil Green, a husband and father to four children, was diagnosed with ALS in 2018, he decided he was going to dedicate his life to advocating for other people and families affected by the disease. It’s something he believes his life prior to diagnosis had prepared him to do, so there was no question …

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Top paratriathlete carries the torch for healthy vision to Tokyo

As one of the world’s top paratriathletes, Amy Dixon is always looking forward. Even though an autoimmune disorder has taken away most of her ability to see, she has extraordinary vision for reaching her goals. This summer, she’ll head to Tokyo. For Amy, it’s an incredible journey that would have seemed unimaginable two decades earlier. …

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Expert Q&A: What you need to know about pregnancy and heart health

While there are many health complications surrounding pregnancy and giving birth, those related to cardiovascular disease are some of the most common — and the number one killer of new moms in the U.S. According to The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Movement, heart disease and stroke account for more than 25 percent …

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