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Man with leukemia and his wife.
Living With

What Is Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia?

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a slow-growing cancer and the most common type of leukemia in adults. Find out what to expect and how to navigate treatment and survivorship.

Happy young woman getting a flu shot in a pharmacy.
How-Tos

Psoriasis and Flu: Some Helpful Tips

Flu can increase the risk of flares, but some simple steps can help you keep psoriasis in check.

Oncologist smiling at a patient.
Treatment

Leukemia Treatment Offers Many Options

Leukemia treatments today encompass chemotherapy, stem cell transplants, radiation, immunotherapy, vaccine therapy, and close monitoring during early stages.

Man and woman upset with reproductive luck.
Risk Factors

How Long Can Sperm Live Outside the Body?

Worried about a potential unwanted pregnancy? Learn about the lifespan of a sperm and put your mind at ease.

Doctor comforting a senior patient with leukemia.
Diagnosis

Leukemia: The Basics

Learn the basics about leukemia, including the main types, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and risk factors.

Facing his fear
Living With

Aquaphobia: The Fear of Water

Many people are afraid of the water, however, aquaphobia is “an abnormal and persistent fear of water. Suffers of aquaphobia experience anxiety even through they realize the water in an ocean, lake, creek, or even a bathtub may pose no imminent threa...

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Lifestyle

Apps for Self-Monitoring Anxiety

Self-help can be an effectove approach for treating anxiety. These apps are an excellent way to start.

Woman going for a jog outdoors in the winter to combat seasonal anxiety.
Symptoms

Anxiety in the Winter

How much does weather affect our moods? After years of research, scientists still aren’t exactly sure. It is generally believed that weather does impact how we feel, however, no one is sure how strong the link is between the weather and our mood.

Grandmother and granddaughter playing in the park.
Prevention

How to Keep Up With the Grandkids Despite Osteoporosis

There's nothing like the feeling of spending time with your grandchildren. But when you have osteoporosis, how do you ensure quality time isn't hard on your bones?

Yoga instructor helping people in yoga class do bridge pose on mats.
Yoga

Battle Back Pain With These Yoga Poses

It may seem counter-intuitive to “work out” when you have back pain, but doing these light yoga stretches can actually relieve back pain.