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Doctor talking to patient.
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Top Oncologist Talks Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

To understand how advanced NHL operates, we asked David Fisher, M.D., an oncologist specializing in NHL diagnosis and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, for his insights.

Man tries to stop procrastinating.
Living With

Five Tips to Help You Beat Procrastination

When you live with ADD or ADHD it can seem like everyone else is on top of their work and family life, goals, and dreams — especially on social media. But everyone battles procrastination. Here’s how you can win.

Tacks on toilet seat, hemorrhoid concept.
Lifestyle

5 Simple Ways to Prevent Hemorrhoids

Everyone has hemorrhoids — they’re actually a normal part of your anatomy. It’s when they become inflamed or irritated that you start to have the symptoms that become problematic.

Middle aged woman sleeping.
Five Questions

How to Handle Sleep Disruptions During Menopause

Dr. Lila Nachtigall talks to HealthCentral about hot flashes and night sweats affect your health — and what you can do about it.

Senior mother and daughter talking on the couch.
Acupuncture

Why Family Health Mental History Matters

When learning about risk of cancer and other diseases, it’s helpful to gather a family history of mental challenges like alcoholism and depression.

Heather Huus with husband, Sean, and daughter, Paige.
Family Health History

Why This Young Mom Had Her Stomach Removed

Heather Huus got preventative total gastrectomy when she learned her risk of hereditary diffuse gastric cancer, an aggressive type of stomach cancer.

Online support
Chronic Life

How to Click Into Online Support for a Chronic Condition

There are numerous online communities for people with almost any health condition. Here’s how to make the most of them.

Elizabeth and her father
Family Health History

Piecing Together My Family’s Mental Health History

After my father’s suicide, I learned an enormous amount about my family—and about myself.

Tele-therapist working with patient
Doctor & Patient

Could Telehealth Change Mental Health Access?

A clinical psychologist on how technology is helping to improve access to mental health services.

Woman exercising and staying hydrated.
Alternative Treatment

4 Ways to Boost Your Immune System

With these simple strategies you can increase your chances of staying healthy during cold and flu season.