5 Self-Care Tips to Cope with Blood Cancer Treatment
5 Self-Care Tips to Cope with Blood Cancer Treatment

Getting through treatment for blood cancer can feel overwhelming, scary, or like things are out of your control. Despite feeling like there’s nothing you can do to support your treatment, your role in taking care of...

Proper Nutrition During Blood Cancer Treatment: What Patients Need to Know
Proper Nutrition During Blood Cancer Treatment: What Patients Need to Know

When you think of treatment for blood cancer, your doctors and care team, and the medications you’re taking may come to mind. Treating blood cancer, however, involves more than just what happens in the hospital....

October 18th, 12:27 PM
Treating Blood Cancer: Important Questions to Ask Your Doctor
Treating Blood Cancer: Important Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Getting diagnosed with blood cancer is likely not something you ever expected, and it might not be something you know a lot about. When going through treatment, it might be tempting to just let the doctors do their thing...

October 18th, 11:57 AM
Treating Lung Cancer with Targeted Therapy: How These Groundbreaking Drugs Work
Treating Lung Cancer with Targeted Therapy: How These Groundbreaking Drugs Work

Treatments for lung cancer have improved significantly over the last decade.  During the last 10 years, newer medications have emerged that are helping people live longer and better quality lives. One of those discoveries...

October 17th, 3:27 PM
Signs Your Back Pain Is Actually Ankylosing Spondylitis
Signs Your Back Pain Is Actually Ankylosing Spondylitis

Lower back pain happens to millions of Americans every year, and back pain can be caused by a number of reasons. If your back pain keeps coming back—and it’s not because your mattress is wrong for you—it might be time to...

October 16th, 1:27 PM
6 Healthy Fall Foods to Get Excited About (Besides Pumpkin)
6 Healthy Fall Foods to Get Excited About (Besides Pumpkin)

Once the fall season rolls around, everyone starts to gush about pumpkin. Pumpkin this. Pumpkin that. Hashtag #PSL!

October 16th, 12:57 PM
Can Warm Milk Actually Help Treat Insomnia?
Can Warm Milk Actually Help Treat Insomnia?

Long before sleep aids existed in pill form, humans have looked for natural hacks to make bedtime a little easier. Moms for generations have helped their little ones get sleepy and hit the pillow with different foods and...

October 15th, 11:27 AM
Starve a Fever, Feed a Cold? The Truth Behind This Old Adage
Starve a Fever, Feed a Cold? The Truth Behind This Old Adage

Catchy health phrases, such as “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” or “you are what you eat,” have been passed down from generation to generation. But there’s one adage moms have been saying that’s literally ancient:...

October 12th, 9:26 AM
10 Tricky Doctor Names You’re Probably Mispronouncing
10 Tricky Doctor Names You’re Probably Mispronouncing

“I’m going to refer you to an otolaryngologist,” your doctor says casually before typing it into your medical records. The syllables roll off her tongue, and all you can do is blink. An oto-what?

October 12th, 9:26 AM
Psst … The Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine Is Back for the 2018-19 Flu Season
Psst … The Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine Is Back for the 2018-19 Flu Season

The invention of the nasal spray flu vaccine was a stroke of brilliance, if you ask the oodles of Americans who hate, loathe, and fear needles. When the nasal spray was nixed in 2016 by the Centers for Disease Control and...

October 11th, 9:56 AM
8 Unique Ways to Flavor Water So You’ll *Want* to Drink It
8 Unique Ways to Flavor Water So You’ll *Want* to Drink It

If you’re trying to increase your daily water intake, nix your soda habit, or are just bored with regular ol’ water, you can breathe a sigh of relief: You’ve got more options.

October 11th, 9:26 AM
Celiac Disease vs. Gluten Intolerance: What’s the Difference?
Celiac Disease vs. Gluten Intolerance: What’s the Difference?

Gluten-free options used to be contained to a couple shelves at the grocery store or the “salad” section of a restaurant menu. Today, gluten-free products and meals are more numerous, accessible, affordable, and delicious...

October 10th, 9:26 AM
Ask a Trainer: How Many Times a Week Should I Work Out?
Ask a Trainer: How Many Times a Week Should I Work Out?

When you start getting in to a regular workout routine, it can be tempting to swipe that gym membership card every day. You’re feeling a rush of endorphins after each sweat sesh, and you might even be seeing results...

October 9th, 12:56 PM
What the Heck Is Kombucha, Anyway?
What the Heck Is Kombucha, Anyway?

In case you haven’t noticed, the beverage aisle at the grocery store has been taken over by a trendy, mysterious drink with a funny name: kombucha. While it may seem hot and new, this fizzy tea is actually older than you...

October 5th, 9:25 AM
This Surprising Fruit Might Help Relieve Your Motion Sickness
This Surprising Fruit Might Help Relieve Your Motion Sickness

Motion sickness can make flights feel endless, ruin a Caribbean cruise, and turn a road trip sour. But according to research, “sour” might just be the solution.

October 4th, 9:25 AM
This Cheap Wart Removal Hack Might Be As Effective As Freezing
This Cheap Wart Removal Hack Might Be As Effective As Freezing

OK, you just froze off a wart a month ago, but another one has already appeared on your finger. What’s the deal?!

October 3rd, 1:05 PM
The One Germy Spot You Miss Every Time You Wash Your Hands
The One Germy Spot You Miss Every Time You Wash Your Hands

So you think you’re an expert hand-washer, eh? You wash your hands before, during, and after working with food. You scrub for the recommended 20 seconds. You even clean between each finger and lathering up the back of your...

October 3rd, 1:05 PM
Dairy Allergy vs. Lactose Intolerance: What’s the Difference?
Dairy Allergy vs. Lactose Intolerance: What’s the Difference?

Dairy products are prominent in American culture. The average American eats 32 pounds of ice cream annually, 33.7 pounds of cheese, and—get this—164.6 pounds of milk, according to the International Dairy Foods Association.

October 3rd, 1:05 PM
The Most Common Types of Back Pain
The Most Common Types of Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common health conditions in the country, affecting about 80 percent of the population at least once in their lives, according to the American Chiropractic Association. Although this is a...

October 3rd, 1:05 PM
Shopping for a Bra During Breast Cancer Treatment: 5 Tips to Find the Right Fit
Shopping for a Bra During Breast Cancer Treatment: 5 Tips to Find the Right Fit

When you open your underwear drawer for the first time after breast surgery, you may notice that some of your lacy underthings don’t fit like they used to.

October 3rd, 1:05 PM
Treatment for Ankylosing Spondylitis: New Options That Can Help
Treatment for Ankylosing Spondylitis: New Options That Can Help

Ankylosing spondylitis—a chronic and inflammatory arthritis that affects the spine—has no cure as of yet. However, diagnosing AS and beginning treatment is essential. Not only can it relieve the painful and even...

October 3rd, 1:05 PM
What Is Ankylosing Spondylitis? Key Facts You Should Know
What Is Ankylosing Spondylitis? Key Facts You Should Know

Lower back pain is not necessarily a rare phenomenon: 80 percent of U.S. adults suffer from low back pain at some point in their lives, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. But for many...

October 3rd, 1:05 PM
Diagnosing Ankylosing Spondylitis: 4 Things Doctors Look At
Diagnosing Ankylosing Spondylitis: 4 Things Doctors Look At

As with many rheumatoid conditions, there is no single, definitive test to diagnosis ankylosing spondylitis (AS), a chronic arthritis caused by inflammation of the spine. If someone is experiencing symptoms of AS, such as...

October 3rd, 1:05 PM
These Psoriatic Arthritis Treatments May Help Prevent Joint Damage
These Psoriatic Arthritis Treatments May Help Prevent Joint Damage

Treatment for psoriatic arthritis, or PsA, goes far beyond reducing joint pain. In fact, thinking solely about treating PsA joint pain may mean you’re missing a crucial part of the puzzle: preventing permanent joint damage...

October 3rd, 1:05 PM
12 Unexpected Ways Psoriatic Arthritis Can Affect the Body
12 Unexpected Ways Psoriatic Arthritis Can Affect the Body

When you are diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis, you may know to expect skin complications and joint pain. Those two symptoms are in the name. In fact, psoriasis and arthritis come from the Greek words for “itch” and...

October 3rd, 1:05 PM
Choosing a Bra After Breast Surgery: How to Pick the Right One
Choosing a Bra After Breast Surgery: How to Pick the Right One

After undergoing breast cancer surgery, it will take some time to adjust to your new normal. Your body may look different and you may feel different, but it’s important to remember that you’re beautiful and you’re still...

October 3rd, 1:05 PM

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