FDA Advisors Recommend Approval of New ALS Drug Act
ALS is a vicious disease with no known cure. We've all seen tragedy unfold as victims of this neurodegenerative disease claim the lives of about 30,000 just in the US. The new drug, AMX0035, …
US Life Expectancy declines again in US due to Covid and vaccination deniers
A new scientific study reports Americans are living shorter lifespans. The study says Americans lost another .4  years of life expectancy in 2021, following a dramatic decline in 2020 when …
Kraft Heinz is recalling 5,760 cases of Capri Sun Wild Cherry Flavored Juice Drinks, including those sold to consumers.
Capri Wild Cherry Capri Sun Drinks recalled due to cleaning solution found in some drinks
A recall is underway of Kraft Heinz Wild Cherry Capri Sun drinks. The company said the Capri Sun drinks are being recalled since they are contaminated with cleaning solution.  Check the …
This photo is from Australia, where a bounce house was sent soaring into the sky.
You May Want to deflate that Bounce house. Here’s why.
Who doesn’t love a bounce house? Turns out the answer to that may be everyone. A new study reports that bouncy houses, a mainstay at birthday parties, town fairs, and backyard events, are …
Drink Coffee & Live Longer? Study reports you'll add 7 years to your lifespan
Coffee Adds Longevity: 3 1/2 cups a day = 7 percent lower chance of dying     If you’re like me, you consider your coffee to be an integral part of your daily life. Some …
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Harnessing the brain’s immune cells to stave off Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases
Many neurodegenerative diseases, or conditions that result from the loss of function or death of brain cells, remain largely untreatable. Most available treatments target just one of the multiple processes that can lead to neurodegeneration, which may not be effective in completely addressing disease symptoms or progress, if at all. …
New Clinical Trial Opening for People with Rare Ovarian Cancer
(BPT) - Connie Bell’s journey with low-grade serous ovarian cancer (LGSOC) began unexpectedly in her 30s. Residing in Madison, Wisconsin, Connie was 36 when she first noticed her unusual …
Managing Asthma Triggers
(Family Features) The places where you live, learn, work and play can expose you to common asthma triggers like pet dander, dust mites, pests like rodents and cockroaches, mold, cigarette smoke, pollen, air pollution and more.
Breathe Better with Asthma, Wherever You Are
(Family Features) If you have asthma, you know that symptoms can come on quickly, then worsen. An important part of managing asthma is knowing your triggers at home, work, school or while you're outdoors.
An All-Star Strategy: How A-Rod Keeps His Gum Disease in Check
(BPT) - World Series Champion and 3-time American League MVP Alex Rodriguez (aka A-Rod) knows how important it is to prioritize your oral health. That’s why, upon receiving a gum disease …
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Removing PFAS from public water will cost billions and take time – here are ways to filter out some harmful ‘forever chemicals’ at home
Chemists invented PFAS in the 1930s to make life easier: Nonstick pans, waterproof clothing, grease-resistant food packaging and stain-resistant carpet were all made possible by PFAS. …
A Genetic Connection to Kidney Disease
(Family Features) A genetic condition that can cause kidney failure, APOL1-mediated kidney disease (AMKD) represents a group of kidney diseases associated with mutations in the apolipoprotein L1 (APOL1) genes. In honor of National AMKD Awareness Day, consider this information to better understand the disease and become APOL1 aware.
8 emerging uses for medical cannabis
Stacker identified eight medical conditions where cannabis may be beneficial, either by lessening symptoms or treating the underlying medical problem. 
'It Takes 2' to Detect Kidney Disease – One Woman's Advice for Those with Type 2 Diabetes or High Blood Pressure
(BPT) - For Bronx native and current Indian Land, SC, resident Thelma, it took years to discover she had kidney disease, despite experiencing symptoms like fatigue and swelling, as the underlying …
More women than ever are being diagnosed and treated for ADHD, which has long been considered a predominately male condition
Charlie Health examines the gender-based disparities in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD. 

The Gap in Gum Care: Why Caring For Your Teeth’s Foundation Matters

For good health and strong teeth, treat your gums well.
(NAPSI)—Building a great smile starts with a strong foundation. While gums are often overlooked unless they are bleeding or causing mouth pain, they are the key to good oral health, overall …

Navy Veteran and Parkinson’s patient credits Medtronic DBS therapy for restoring independence

(BPT) - Andrew “Andy” Horn has always had an independent spirit.“I knew I was going to see the world.”The oldest of six kids, growing up in Chicago, his desire to travel was …
Addressing Sarcopenia with a Healthy Diet
Addressing Sarcopenia with a Healthy Diet
(NewsUSA) - Age-related loss of muscle mass and strength can significantly impact the quality of life for older adults. However, recent research underscores the role of proper nutrition in …
What is metabolism? A biochemist explains how different people convert energy differently ? and why that matters for your health
If you’ve spent any time scrolling through the health and wellness corners of social media, you’ve likely come across many products claiming to improve your metabolism. But what exactly is your metabolism? …
To reduce your stroke risk, take care of your heart and head by controlling high blood pressure.
Stroke & Dementia in Black Men: Tips for Staying Healthy During National Minority Health Month and Beyond
from the National Institute   of Neurological Disorders & Stroke (NAPSI)—With nearly 800,000 Americans having a stroke each year, it remains a leading cause of death and long-term …
Parents, What’s Your Food Allergy Game Plan?
(BPT) - Brittany Mahomes, co-owner of the Kansas City Current soccer team and mom of two young children with food allergies, knows all too well how frightening a severe allergic reaction to food can …
Curbing Colorectal Cancer in Minority Populations
Curbing Colorectal Cancer in Minority Populations
(NewsUSA) - April is National Minority Health Month, and Black Americans, American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/AN), and underserved Americans, are among those disproportionately affected by …
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Keep an eye on your vision. Regular eye exams can help reduce your risk of glaucoma.
African Americans at Higher Risk for Eye Disease
(NAPSI)—If you think you’d know if you were losing vision to an eye disease, you might want to think again. The symptoms of glaucoma can start so slowly that you may not notice them. That’s why …
Keep an eye on your vision. Regular eye exams can help reduce your risk of glaucoma.
Hispanics and African Americans at Higher Risk for Eye Disease
(NAPSI)—If you think you’d know if you were losing vision to an eye disease, you might want to think again. The symptoms of glaucoma can start so slowly that you may not notice them. That’s why …
Cancer often requires more than one treatment ? an oncologist explains why some patients like Kate Middleton receive both chemotherapy and surgery
Some cancer patients receive additional treatment after surgery with the goal of eliminating any remaining tumor cells. BSIP/Collection Mix: Subjects via Getty Images When Kate Middleton, the …
Not having job flexibility or security can leave workers feeling depressed, anxious and hopeless
When employees don’t have control over their work schedules, it’s not just morale that suffers – mental health takes a hit too. That’s what my colleagues and I discovered in a study recently published in the medical journal JAMA Network Open. …
Walk Your Way to Better Health
(Family Features) A walk is not just good for your body, it's also good for your soul. Physical activity, like walking, is one of the best ways to reduce stress and boost your mood. Consider these ways movement can benefit your body and mind.
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Important facts about lupus: 4 ways to protect your kidney health

(BPT) - Living with lupus for over 15 years has meant dealing with some very uncomfortable moments for Grammy award-winning singer Toni Braxton. But according to Toni, the discomfort is worth it to …

Finding her Beat: Claire’s Journey Living with AFib

(BPT) - This content is sponsored by Sanofi U.S. I’m Claire and I’m a retiree living near Orlando, Florida with my husband. Now that I’m retired, I get to spend my time doing the …

One Patient’s Story Navigating Alzheimer’s Disease from Diagnosis to Treatment

(BPT) - For patients like Jerome, a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) can be a devastating and life-changing experience.Jerome, who lives in Florida with his wife of 27 years, Joanne, was …

4 helpful resources created for people living with epilepsy

(BPT) - For anyone living with epilepsy, the daily challenges can be immense. Seizures can occur at any time, putting people living with epilepsy at risk for accidents and other health complications, …

5 health benefits of taking GLP-1 medication

(BPT) - GLP-1 medications like Ozempic, Wegovy, and Mounjaro are getting major press for their ability to help people slim down. But that’s just the half of it. These groundbreaking drugs, …

Mental Health and the ALS Community

(BPT) - Sponsored by Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc. (MTPA)Each year, an estimated 5,000-6,000 Americans are diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) — also known as Lou …

Education: The Key to Unlocking a Thyroid Eye Disease (TED) Diagnosis

(BPT) - Kimberly, a dedicated teacher, avid skier, poet, and mother of two, had been struggling with thyroid issues for more than 30 years. Little did she know that her passion for teaching would …

How One Woman Took Action After a Devastating Cancer Diagnosis

(BPT) - Marsha Semon was only 41 when her world turned upside down. She was a busy mom of two young children, working full time, when she began experiencing severe stomach pains.“It got to the …

Don't let acne get you down! See a dermatology professional

(BPT) - Acne, one of the most common skin conditions, is often uncomfortable and can negatively impact a person’s self-esteem. As with any chronic medical condition, it's a good idea to see a …