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The Sneaky Conditions That Can Harm Your Kidneys

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is often connected to diabetes and high blood pressure. Learn how to control all three to protect your health.

Stories That Inspire Us

Jodi EdwardsJodi's Story

Living With Multiple Sclerosis

"I am without a doubt healthier, stronger—both mentally and physically—and probably a better person since I was diagnosed with MS."

Ben TiberioBen's Story

Playing His Way Through Psoriasis

"I feel that the psoriasis gives me a story to tell, you know, in the form of expressing myself through my instrument."

Linzy RossLinzy's Story

Opening the (Bathroom) Door on Crohn's Disease

"I realized that I had a platform where I could actually share the positive side of Crohn's."

New and Noteworthy

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Prehypertension

Working Too Hard May Raise Your Blood Pressure

Not sure about taking that vacay? A new study—that confirms a link between high blood pressure and working too much—may help you decide.

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Living With

Want to Raise Awareness for Head and Neck Cancer? Here’s How

Here are some ways to spread education about this group of cancers, including social media campaigns and other resources.

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Prevention

10 Ways to Prevent a Heart Attack

Adopt these 10 heart-smart tips now to lower your risk for having a heart attack in the future.

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Complications

11 Ways to Survive a Heart Attack

If you had a heart attack, would you know what to do? These heart-smart tips just might save you.

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Let's Talk About Eczema

We've got the doctor-approved scoop on causes, symptoms, treatments, and a jillion other facts and tips that can make life with eczema easier.

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Let's Talk About Early and Premature Menopause

When your body's jolted into a physiological transition that shouldn't occur for another 10 to 20 years, it can be jarring as hell. Understanding what's going on is the first step to dealing with it and feeling better—emotionally and physically.

Featured Health Advocates

Lene Andersen, MSW
Patient Advocate

Lene Andersen is an author, health and disability advocate, and photographer. She lives with rheumatoid arthritis.

Mike Veny
Patient Advocate

Mike Veny is one of world’s leading mental health speakers and a high-energy corporate drumming event facilitator.

Mary Shomon
Patient Advocate

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and bestselling author on thyroid disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health.

Featured Collections

COPD Cheat Sheet

Simple Ways to Live Easier With COPD

Our guide to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease explains everything you need to know about how COPD progresses, how it’s best treated, and most important, how you can keep doing the things you love to do.

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Taking Charge with Metastatic Breast Cancer

What should your next steps be now that your cancer has spread? Learn how to get your needs met by your family, friends, and community; how to communicate with your care team; and what the future holds.

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Brainstorming MS!

Learn about the many ways you can keep your brain healthy with MS, from diet and exercise to starting medicines once MRI scans show certain changes.