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Community connections are a lifeline when coping with chronic disease

Community connections are a lifeline when coping with chronic disease

Like many people facing a chronic disease diagnosis, Renee Rodriguez felt utterly alone. After a lifetime of battling illnesses and infections, Rodriguez’s immunologist told her she had Common Variable Immune…

It’s Tournament Time, and Millions of Men Are ‘Mad’ About March

It’s Tournament Time, and Millions of Men Are ‘Mad’ About March

But for many men, basketballs and brackets take a backseat to a very personal and under-recognized medical condition – Peyronie’s disease (PD). PD can cause curvature that could be painful…

Real reasons why grandma won’t eat – and how you can help improve her nutrition

Real reasons why grandma won’t eat – and how you can help improve her nutrition

Every parent knows good nutrition is critical for your kids, and getting them to eat well can be an on-going struggle. But what if you’re also helping care for an…

Making the most of your advanced breast cancer treatment conversations

Making the most of your advanced breast cancer treatment conversations

The average doctor’s visit lasts around 15 minutes1, so every minute counts. Imagine being one of the approximately 150,000 people in the United States living with advanced breast cancer, -­locally…

The Ugly Truth About Toenail Fungus

Do you shower at the gym after your morning workout and walk barefoot? Do you regularly get salon pedicures? Do you wear socks while working outside for long periods of…

3 signs you might have shift work disorder

3 signs you might have shift work disorder

Do you work shifts and find yourself feeling excessively sleepy at work? With approximately 15 million Americans working outside of a traditional nine-to-five schedule, understanding the impact of working shifts is…

Patients with rare blood cancers find strength in sharing information

Patients with rare blood cancers find strength in sharing information

People suffering from rare diseases can feel alone, disconnected from others dealing with their condition or unsure of where to find resources and support networks to cope with their experiences.…

7 surprising facts about hydrocephalus

7 surprising facts about hydrocephalus

Her classmates referred to her as the “Iron Woman” and to no one’s surprise, as a senior in high school, her school named her Student Athlete of the Year for…

Make the most of your employee benefits with these 5 tips

Make the most of your employee benefits with these 5 tips

Most American workers say they understand the importance of their employee benefits and personal finances, yet two out of five admit they know little or nothing about them, new research…

Food Allergies are on the Rise: School Nurses Take Action

Food Allergies are on the Rise: School Nurses Take Action

Connie Trent, RN, a Health Services Facilitator for nearly 40 schools in Georgia’s Forsyth County, well knows the importance of training nurses to identify and treat potentially life-threatening (severe) allergies.…