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21 hours per week - the amount of time family caregivers spend helping a loved one with daily activities.

Self-Care For the Caregiver: 3 Common Family Caregiver Health Issues

Your life as a caregiver is all about taking care of someone else. Along the way, it’s easy to forget about your own health. While you’re cooking meals, lifting your disabled loved one after a fall or keeping track of  medications, you have somehow ignored your own doctor’s appointments. And when was the last time [...]

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Some sources estimate that the success rate is near 85% for women who have had one miscarriage, and 75% for women who have had two or more miscarriages.

The Truth About Pregnancy After Miscarriage

People who haven’t had personal experience with miscarriage may not fully grasp how hard this loss can be for parents-to-be. Many times, they can be overcome by grief, disappointment and the anxiety about trying again. That’s perfectly normal, and the good news is that most women who have a first miscarriage are able to conceive [...]

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69% - the percentage of US adults who are overweight or obese

Prediabetes: the Ultimate Wake-Up Call

If the weatherman told you a storm was coming, you’d carry an umbrella, right? If the landlord said he was turning the water off at noon, you’d shower before then, correct? And if your GPS showed two hours of traffic ahead, you’d probably take another route, wouldn’t you? That’s the beauty of warnings. They give [...]

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Screening can find illnesses earlier, when they’re easier and less expensive to treat.

3 Preventative Measures to Cut Your Healthcare Costs

The main reason people get health insurance is because no one wants to be hit with a medical bill so high that it sends you into sticker shock—or worse, bankruptcy. There’s another form of insurance coverage that can prevent the need for expensive medical care in the first place. It’s called a healthy lifestyle. We [...]

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100 million Americans live with chronic pain, more than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined.

Maintaining Mental Health in the Face of Back Pain

When you suffer from back pain, you never only suffer from back pain. It often comes with a cost to your mental health as well—like depression and anxiety. That’s because back pain can take over your life. You suddenly have to limit activities that you never used to think twice about, and the people around [...]

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