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Self Care

Need Help With Lung Cancer?

From planned meal prep to cleaning and financial assistance, here are some of the resources that can help during your cancer treatment and beyond.

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Living With

Seek a Second Opinion When You Have Metastatic Melanoma for These Reasons

They include, you’re unsure about your diagnosis, you have a rare or unusual cancer, or you just don’t like your doctor. Read this slideshow to learn more reasons.

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Risk Factors

When Dementia Comes on Fast

People with vascular dementia may have sudden confusion, difficulty understanding a conversation, or speaking. Eileen discusses what happened when her father developed the condition.

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Relationships

Helping a Friend With Metastatic Melanoma

Here are tips for helping out a friend diagnosed with advanced melanoma. They include focusing on your friend’s unique needs, educating yourself about the disease, and offering practical help.

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Treatment

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Vaccines

Both chronic lymphocytic leukemia and its treatments can weaken the immune system. Patients should get flu and pneumonia vaccines, but may need to avoid others.

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Technology

The 10 Best Apps for Diabetes Management

These 10 health apps are great tools for managing diabetes by tracking everything from medications and blood sugar to meals and exercise.

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Symptoms

Period Problems Solved: 5 Ways to Ease Bloating

Struggling with premenstrual bloating? Here are things you can do to make that time of the month a bit easier.

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Sex Drive

Making Intimacy Playful Not Painful

If you experience vaginal atrophy, you may avoid intimacy or endure pain for your partner’s sake. Here are some tips to bring playfulness back into your life.

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Diagnosis

8 Ways Schizophrenia Changes Your Life

From getting the right support to changing your sleep habits, schizophrenia alters your life. Here are just a few ways.

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Medication

What to Expect After Taking the Morning After Pill

Taking emergency birth control to prevent unwanted pregnancy? Here’s how it works and what side effects you may experience.