An established therapy option now treats common painful diabetes complication

Living with diabetes had always been manageable for Kent Apple by eating healthy and remaining active. However, he knew he needed to see his doctor when he started experiencing pain in his legs and feet. “As a retired construction worker, I noticed the pain the last several years that I was working and thought it …

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Recognizing urgent pregnancy-related warning signs

By Wanda Barfield, MD, MPH, RADM USPHSDirector of the Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Far too often, pregnant and postpartum people in the United States die from complications related to their pregnancy. Recognizing the warning signs and getting the right diagnosis and treatment as soon as possible can save lives. …

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A Family’s Journey: Taking Action to Manage a Rare Hereditary Disease

Olga watched her mother battle unexplainable and debilitating symptoms for years without an answer. It began with a burning sensation in her hands and feet that, over time, progressed to her arms and legs. It wasn’t until a trip to visit relatives in Portugal at age 60 that her mother would receive a diagnosis. While …

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Taking Charge of Your Care This Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Being empowered often comes from being informed. And when it comes to diseases like blood cancer, having or not having information can make a significant difference in outcomes. This Blood Cancer Awareness Month, Lorna Warwick, CEO of the Lymphoma Coalition, is on a mission: to prove how early and informed decision-making can help make all …

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3 smart fall sweets swaps and tips

As the leaves begin to change color and the temperatures get a little cooler, it can be challenging to stay on track with your nutritional goals. Cooler months often come with less outdoor activity as you begin to hunker down indoors. But the change in seasons doesn’t have to mean giving up on your wellness …

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Understanding Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC): What Every Woman Should Know

We often talk about breast cancer as if it is one disease. “Yeah, she had breast cancer,” or “she had a lump removed.” Even, “she has breast cancer. She’s going through chemo.” But all breast cancers may not be the same. And chances are good that unless you or someone you are close to has …

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Save a life by signing up: The critical role of donors in developing new cancer therapies

Cancer is poised to become the number one killer in the U.S., and hundreds of thousands of patients need people like you to participate in clinical research trials evaluating new treatment options. But you don’t have to be sick to be part of a clinical trial. In fact, many research trials need healthy participants to …

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