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Life on the cutting edge: Groundbreaking stem cell research into Lou Gehrig’s disease

Life on the cutting edge: Groundbreaking stem cell research into Lou Gehrig’s disease

On July 4, 1939, Lou Gehrig said goodbye to the crowd at Yankee Stadium: “Fans, for the past two weeks you have been reading about the bad break I got.…

Women’s style: Expert advice for dressing and feeling more confident

Women’s style: Expert advice for dressing and feeling more confident

A variety of factors play into a confident appearance, but many women are unaware of simple ways they can come across as more poised and self-assured every day. Bobbie Thomas,…

Easy ideas you can use to grow your child’s imagination

Easy ideas you can use to grow your child’s imagination

Albert Einstein once said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” It’s a pretty amazing statement when you consider just how much knowledge Einstein possessed. Today’s world always has a spot…

Small tumor, major consequences: an acromegaly patient’s journey

Small tumor, major consequences: an acromegaly patient’s journey

Paula Van Nostrand, a fit, health-conscious 34-year-old woman was training for her first triathlon when her life was placed on a trajectory no one saw coming. She began experiencing unexplainable…

High fashion shines a spotlight on colon cancer

High fashion shines a spotlight on colon cancer

Blue is the new black. It is also the national color for colorectal cancer education. Who better to talk about the cancer than Carmen Marc Valvo. He is one of…

Ways your family can give back to the community, country and world this holiday

Ways your family can give back to the community, country and world this holiday

The holiday season is a time when people are looking to give back. Sometimes this giving back encompasses spending time with others in the community, and other times it is…

Caring for your community: Three ways to give back year-round

Caring for your community: Three ways to give back year-round

Do you think your family should get involved in volunteer efforts, but you don’t know how to get started? Whether you choose to be active in your community on a…

Joining together to face rare diseases

Living with or caring for someone with a rare disease can be challenging as symptoms of these diseases are often misunderstood, misleading or misinterpreted, and as a result, people affected…

Finding strength along the caregiving journey

Finding strength along the caregiving journey

Caring for a loved one with an ongoing health condition can be a time-intensive and emotional journey. And while small successes and tiny triumphs can be treasured moments, daily tasks…

Do you buckle up your kids? New research shows one in four parents don’t

Do you buckle up your kids? New research shows one in four parents don’t

Most parents know that kids are safest in a car when buckled up. But there are situations when families decide to take a risk by not buckling up their children…

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