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4 Tips to Get High Cholesterol Under Control
(Family Features) More than 71 million adults in the United States have high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol. Consider these tips to get high cholesterol under control.
7 alarming maternal mental health statistics (and tips for support)
Charlie Health analyzed data underscoring the maternal mental health crisis and offers some evidence-based tips for coping with perinatal mental health issues.
Good news: Young Floridians are avoiding tobacco, says Laura Corbin.
Tobacco Control in Florida: Celebrating Success Today and Innovating for Tomorrow
By Laura Corbin, Bureau Chief, Tobacco Free Florida (NAPSI)—In 2024, we can join together to get closer to achieving the goal of making Florida tobacco free by encouraging people to never begin …
New laws are increasing price transparency in health care. Here's what they mean for you.
Care Better analyzed federal sources to break down how several new health care price transparency laws aim to make surprise bills a thing of the past.
7 alarming veteran mental health statistics (and tips for support)
Charlie Health outlines some of the most alarming veteran mental health statistics, which shed light on the veteran mental health crisis, and resources to cope with PTSD and other mental health conditions.
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Did you know heart palpitations can tell the story of your heart? Sometimes these flutters can be a sign of changes to your heart health
(BPT) - Read on to learn the power of heart rhythms to tell your heart health story …Heart rhythms can tell a story with the power to help change a life.You may have heard of heart …
At-Home Traction Devices Can Help Ease Back Pain
At-Home Traction Devices Can Help Ease Back Pain
(NewsUSA) - Low back pain remains a leading cause of disability and missed time from work in the United States. However, an at-home traction device offers a path to relief, according to Dr. Jeff …
Modern Schizophrenia Treatment Plans Should Include Less-Frequent Dosing Options for Adult Patients
(BPT) - Talking about and acknowledging mental health challenges have evolved, with more acceptance and mainstream conversation in recent years from both patients and their loved ones, as well as …
Heart to Heart With a Leading Cardiologist: What You Need to Know About Coronary Artery Disease
(BPT) - Did you know that the heart beats about 70 times per minute?1 Despite this muscle only being about the size of your fist, it is responsible for pumping oxygen-rich blood throughout your …
Empowering Black Americans to Learn Life-Saving Skills
(Family Features) In the spirit of Black History Month, you can empower yourself, educate others and elevate your community's heart health by becoming a CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and AED (automated external defibrillator) champion.

Your Pharmacist is Ready to Help, Just Ask

Your Pharmacist is Ready to Help, Just Ask
(NewsUSA) - Over-the-counter (OTC) medicines provide quick and affordable access to the safe and effective, everyday options we need to take care of ourselves when issues arise. However, deciding …

A Turning Point in High Blood Pressure Management: Introducing The Symplicity Blood Pressure Procedure

A Turning Point in High Blood Pressure Management: Introducing The Symplicity Blood Pressure Procedure
(NewsUSA) - High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a growing epidemic that affects half of all Americans. High blood pressure can harm vital organs like your heart, brain, kidneys and …
Un Momento Decisivo en el Manejo de la Presión Arterial Alta: Presentando el Procedimiento Symplicity para la Presión Arterial
Un Momento Decisivo en el Manejo de la Presión Arterial Alta: Presentando el Procedimiento Symplicity para la Presión Arterial
(NewsUSA) - La presión arterial alta, también conocida como hipertensión, es una epidemia creciente que afecta a la mitad de todos los estadounidenses. La presión arterial alta puede dañar …
The South and Northeast are leading in youth mental health care, while the Midwest struggles
To explore the best and worst states for youth mental health care, MoneyGeek analyzed data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the CDC, as well as Google trends data on searches for relevant mental health terms.
Breastfeeding benefits mothers as much as babies, but public health messaging often only tells half of the story
Four babies are born every second in the world, and there are only two options for their first food at birth: human milk or formula. …
The most expensive states for nursing home care
QMedic analyzed data from long-term care insurance firm Genworth to illustrate how nursing home care costs have grown.
How to get motivated to start your fitness routine anytime
(BPT) - If you find it hard to get yourself into the fitness mindset — and fear that the resolution season ended in January — keep in mind it's never too late to begin a routine focused …
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Heart Month 2024: Professional Football Player Tackles Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke with Help from Cardiac Monitoring
Heart Month 2024: Professional Football Player Tackles Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke with Help from Cardiac Monitoring
(NewsUSA) - For professional athletes, being at your physical best and pushing your body to its limits is often what it takes to achieve success on the field. When a player is struggling to catch …
Free Childhood Vaccines Are Available Through the Vaccines for Children Program
Free Childhood Vaccines Are Available Through the Vaccines for Children Program
(NewsUSA) - The federally funded program provides no-cost vaccines to eligible children Vaccines are one of the most effective ways to help protect children from certain serious and potentially …
What do your blood test results mean? A toxicologist explains the basics of how to interpret them
Your blood serves numerous roles to maintain your health. To carry out these functions, blood contains a multitude of components, including red blood cells that transport oxygen, nutrients and hormones; …
Sleep can give athletes an edge over competitors − but few recognize how fundamental sleep is to performance
Sleep has been an underappreciated strategy for gaining an edge over an opponent at any level of athletic competition. AP Photo/Alex Brandon In the adrenaline-packed world of professional sports, the …
Gastroparesis: The causes, symptoms, and treatments for this little-known but serious gut paralysis condition
Guava Health compiled a list of frequently asked questions folks often have when it comes to outcomes and management of gastroparesis.
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How One Mother's Perseverance with Psoriatic Disease Helped Turn Challenge into Purpose

(BPT) - For those living with plaque psoriasis (PsO) and active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) — known collectively as psoriatic disease[1] — every day can feel like a challenge. From PsO …

The Eyes are a Window Into the Brain

(BPT) - A recent study found that in those who had aging-related cognitive issues, levels of several key micronutrients were nearly half compared with those who did not. Micronutrients are important …

COVID-19 On the Rise: Why You Should Get Vaccinated

(BPT) - The holiday season has passed, but the threat of COVID-19 has not.1 As of January 2024, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Wastewater Surveillance System …

Discovering the keys to a long, healthy life in the new year

(BPT) - Living a long life is worthy of celebration, but living a long healthy life is the ultimate goal. When given the gift of more years, most of us hope to be able to live them well — …

Anesthesiologists alert Americans to VA proposal that could impact veterans’ health care and safety

(BPT) - The nation’s Veterans deserve the highest-quality health care and 91% of them expect the same quality of care the public receives at the top-rated civilian hospitals. However, a …

Tired of chronic pain? Medical experts offer 3 helpful tips

(BPT) - If you're coping with back, neck or knee pain on a regular basis, you're not alone. According to research, one in every two Americans experience musculoskeletal (MSK) pain, which affects the …

5 Things You Need to Know about Medically Supported Weight Loss

(BPT) - There has been a sensational rise in the number of celebrities making headlines for their use of GLP-1 medications, like Ozempic, Wegovy and Mounjaro, for weight loss. The constant media buzz …

How to Cope During Shorter, Colder Days: Winter Blues versus Clinical Depression

(BPT) - The winter season can be a challenging time of year for many – one that can bring post-holiday financial stress and exhaustion. Amid darker, colder days, how do you know if you are …

Finding the root cause of pain: Could it be nerve damage?

(BPT) - It can happen to anyone.Benjamin, a construction contractor from Indiana, was rushing out the door to get to work, but the door didn’t close properly. He gave it a hard shove and his …

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