Why eye exams should be part of your family’s health care checklist

(BPT) - Eye exams are important for children not only for general eye health but also because nearsightedness in children has increased dramatically in recent years1. Also called myopia, this eye …

Addressing the Urgent Need for Patients Living with Rare Lung Disease

(BPT) - Although considered “rare,” idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) impacts approximately three million people worldwide. With symptoms like breathlessness during activity, a dry and …
¿Es usted inteligente con el corazón? Lo que debe saber para un corazón más saludable

La enfermedad cardíaca es la principal causa de muerte en los Estados Unidos. Una de cada cinco muertes se debe a una enfermedad cardíaca, a pesar de que la enfermedad se puede prevenir en gran …

Are You Heart Smart? What to Know for a Healthier Heart (NewsUSA) - Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. One in five deaths is due to heart disease, even though the disease is largely preventable.Keeping your heart healthy …
How states compare by the shortage of mental health professionals—and how much they fall short Charlie Health investigated how every state ranks in the shortage of mental health professionals and what it would take to close the shortfall using data from the Health Resources and Services Administration and the Census Bureau.
26 athletes who competed into their 40s Stacker took a dive into greatness by curating a list of 26 ageless athletes who competed well into their 40s, drawing on sites including Stathead and Olympedia.
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5 ways to balance your cholesterol to help support your heart health
(BPT) - If keeping your heart in tip-top shape is top of mind for you, taking steps to maintain healthy cholesterol levels should be …
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Better Health with Budget Friendly Peanuts
(NewsUSA) - With food costs on the rise, many people are looking for meals and recipes that stretch their dollar. According to The …
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Probiotics, Prebiotics, Postbiotics, Oh My! Why Your Wellness Routine Isn't Complete Without a Postbiotic
(BPT) - The start of a new year has many people thinking about their health, reflecting on ways they can improve their overall …
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New Year, New You: Making Resolutions You Can Keep For A Healthy 2023
by the We Can Do This COVID-19 Public Education Campaign     (NAPSI)—Many people celebrate the promise and …
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New Year, New You: Making Resolutions You Can Keep For A Healthy 2023
by the We Can Do This COVID-19 Public Education Campaign     (NAPSI)—Many people celebrate the promise and …
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Right Place, Right Time: Device Delivered by Medical Sales Representative Used in Procedure to Save Mentor's Life
(NewsUSA) - It is estimated that every year more than 1 million patients undergo an embolization procedure — an interventional …
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New Year, New You: Making Resolutions You Can Keep For A Healthy 2023
by the We Can Do This COVID-19 Public Education Campaign     (NAPSI)—Many people celebrate the promise and …
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Supplement Your Dental Care Routine
(NAPSI)—Brushing and flossing are the main tricks of the trade for maintaining a healthy smile, but if you want to expand your …
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Yoga: Modern research shows a variety of benefits to both body and mind from the ancient practice
The popularity of yoga has grown tremendously in the past decade. More than 10% of U.S. adults have practiced yoga at some point in …
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Suffering from another UTI? Ask your doctor these questions
(BPT) - A urinary tract infection (also called a UTI) is one of the most common infections worldwide and can impact anyone of any age. …
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Set & Reach Your Wellness Goals For 2023 and Beyond!

(BPT) - Lofty goals and unrealistic expectations are the enemy of real progress in our health and wellness routines. Wellness Lifestyle expert Jamie Hess is here to help us do better in 2023. To learn more, visit …

24 causes of death—and how likely they are to happen

Stacker compiled data from the National Safety Council to assess the risk of dying from various different causes in the United States.

Where’s The Bathroom? Why People with Ulcerative Colitis Need To Plan Ahead

(BPT) - Sponsored by Lilly USA, LLC Understanding Inflammatory Bowel Disease Have you ever had the sudden need to use the bathroom, yet none were nearby? Many of us have experienced this due to food …

Give Plasma. Save Lives.

(NAPSI)—As Alice Drennon entered her 50s, she started experiencing a lot of severe infections. After missing 122 days of work in one year and numerous medical visits and blood tests, she learned, …

Holiday Halitosis: Causes and Combatants of Bad Breath

(NAPSI)—Here’s a hint to help everyone breathe easier this holiday season: Before you head out the door to your next holiday function, make sure your breath is set for close conversation by …

Stepping Out Of The Shadows Of HIV

SPONSORED BY ViiV HEALTHCARE (NAPSI)—Ann is a 74-year-old retired principal and grandmother living in Connecticut. Robin is a 58-year-old community health educator and mother of four living in …

Diabetes Management: It Takes a Team

(NAPSI)—Almost every American has a family member or friend affected by diabetes, and more than 1 in 10 Americans have the disease. Diabetes occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, …

Get Your Skin Clear for the New Year with an Award-Winning Acne Treatment

(BPT) - If an acne-free complexion is one of your New Year’s resolutions, you’re in luck! There’s a revolutionary award-winning treatment that influencers, beauty experts and …

Learning to live with narcolepsy: A mental health counselor shares his journey (BPT) - Mental health counselor and avid hiker Chris knew something was going on with his health. He was not only feeling tired all the time, but despite napping every day, he still fell asleep at …
Persistence and self-advocacy: A journey to find treatment for Thyroid Eye Disease (TED) (BPT) - Raquel, an avid traveler and baker who works in investing, didn’t think her eyes looked different until she started noticing them in pictures. She enjoyed posting pictures on social …
New Year’s Resolutions are a Thing of the Past. Start Building Healthy Habits Instead (BPT) - It's an experience shared by many: You make an ambitious health resolution at the start of the year and a few months — or weeks — later, you lose steam and throw in the towel. …
How to Keep Your Lungs Healthy

(Family Features) The centerpiece of your respiratory system, your lungs have the important job of moving oxygen to your blood when you breathe in and removing carbon dioxide, a waste gas, when you breathe out.

How to Manage Birth Defects for a Lifetime (Family Features) While some require minimal intervention after birth, many birth defects affect the individual, parents and families across a lifetime. Learn more about birth defects at each stage of life.
Better Balance for Every Day (Family Features) Discovering a better version of yourself is all about striking balance.
Managing Birth Defects for a Lifetime (Family Features) While some require minimal intervention after birth, many birth defects affect the individual, parents and families across a lifetime. Learn more about birth defects at each stage of life.
6 Ways to Build Lasting Healthy Habits (Family Features) Starting on a path toward healthy habits is often easier than maintaining them long term. This year, you can avoid a major pitfall of healthy resolutions and build healthy habits that stick by working small, positive steps like these into your daily life.
Abortion in America: How access and attitudes have changed through the centuries

Stacker consulted historical records, scholarly research, court documents, medical journals, news reports, and Guttmacher Institute data to trace the history of attitudes and policies around abortion in the U.S.

States with the highest flu vaccination rates

Stacker examined the CDC's Influenza Seasons Vaccination Coverage Trend Report to determine the states with the highest rates of influenza vaccination.