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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.…

School Daze: Tips for Parents with Rheumatoid Arthritis

School Daze: Tips for Parents with Rheumatoid Arthritis

It’s that time of year again – school is back in session! Shopping for supplies, packing lunches, carpooling and homework can be overwhelming for many parents. Imagine having to manage…

Patients, Doctors Need Better Communication And Understanding Of Rare Blood Cancer, Survey Says

A survey conducted by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and Novartis found the majority of patients with a rare blood cancer called Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) and physicians have…

Important information to help protect seniors from summer heat

Important information to help protect seniors from summer heat

Staying cool during summer heat isn’t just a question of comfort for senior citizens, it’s a matter of good health. High temperatures can lead to serious heat-related illnesses such as…

Mom with MS: Navigating the Unpredictable Road of Parenthood with a Chronic Illness

Busy moms help run the world. Whether working full-time outside the home, or full-time inside the home, moms are dedicated to meeting the countless needs of their families. We often…

Gearing Up for Summer While Living with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Gearing Up for Summer While Living with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Following a long, cold winter that saw heavy snowfall and low temperatures around the country, Americans are finally thawing out and taking full advantage of the sunshine and summer weather.…