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Never-Smokers Get Lung Cancer, Too

Turns out, anyone with lungs is at risk. But if you’ve never smoked and are facing a lung cancer diagnosis, here are 10 things you should know.

Stories That Inspire Us

Sydney's Story

Journey: Managing Diabetes

"Through this diagnosis, time and time again, my husband continues to teach me how to save my own life"

Mirah's Story

Bridging the Gap: Living Well With RA

"Once you've lived with pain, you're so much more appreciative for the good days."

Hillel's Story

Game Changers: Hillel Katzeff

"I have psoriasis, but I'm living with it, and I'm living fully with it."

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Living With

What People with Bipolar Disorder Need to Know About Exercise

The relationship between working out and bipolar disorder isn’t straightforward. And sometimes, exercise is the opposite of what’s safe. We’ve got the facts on how to keep your body—and mind—as healthy as possible.

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Living With

What Can You Eat After Colorectal Cancer Treatment for Better Digestion?

What should you know about eating and digesting following colorectal cancer treatment? Drink water, know your med side effects (they could be causing that constipation…), and experiment with fiber are just some tips.

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Treatment

15 Minutes Can Make all the Difference When You Have a Stroke

Getting prompt treatment after a stroke could save your life. Learn the signs here.

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Panic in the Streets

5 Ways to Deal With a Public Panic Attack

HealthCentral columnist Eddie McNamara shares his best advice for getting through it so you can cope, too.

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Panic in the Streets

Panic in the Streets

We have a new column, people! Eddie McNamara shares his experience—and his advice—for living the life you want despite anxiety and PTSD.

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Panic in the Streets

Helping Yourself Out of a Depression

Step #1: Figure out what you like even though you don't like anything. Our columnist shows you how.

Featured Health Advocates

Lene Andersen, MSW
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Mike Veny
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Mary Shomon
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Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and bestselling author on thyroid disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health.

Featured Collections

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.

Managing Metastatic Melanoma

Fear is a natural response to a metastatic melanoma diagnosis. Our experts share how to avoid overwhelm and advocate for the best care possible — whether you're a patient or caregiver.

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How to Navigate Leukemia and Lymphoma

Learn how to build a strong relationship with your care team, where to find support, and how to adapt your daily routine, from traveling to friendships.