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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.

Tired young woman out for a run at night.
Risk Factors

Missed Signs of Depression

Sadness isn’t always present in depression, making it harder to detect.

Surgical oncologist at NYU Langone Health, Amber A. Guth, MD.
Five Questions

The Rise of Genetic Testing for Cancer

Genetic testing for cancer has lost its stigma and gone mainstream. In this Q&A, surgical oncologist Amber A. Guth explains why that's great for patients.

Senior husband holding sick wife's hand.
Death & Dying

Feeling Grief, Relief, and Guilt as Caregiving Ends

A mix of emotions is common for caregivers when caregiving responsibilities are over. Here are some coping strategies.

Couple looking out airport window at tarmac.
Caregiving

Caregiving on the Go: Dealing With Airport Stress

Traveling with an older family member can be a journey into intense caregiving. Here’s what I learned.

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Travel

Medical Care on a Cruise: What to Know

A former cruise ship doctor explains what you can expect if you need medical care on the ocean.

seniors doing yoga

What Should You Know About Yoga?

Yoga classes for those over 50 are popping up around the U.S. Here’s what you need to know about doing yoga.