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How to Help Your Child With ADHD Rock the School Year

Real talk about how to work with your child’s school to set realistic expectations and offer maximum support for the school year. You got this!

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Why It’s Time to Stop Vaping Now

The news is only getting worse for e-cigarettes, which the CDC has linked to more than 450 possible cases of lung disease. We’ve got the latest plus advice on how to stay safe.

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10 Depression Influencers You Need To Know

Find your new social media crush or a helpful book to read on depression from this list of top 10 depression influencers.

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When You Have Bipolar II, Some Days Are Fine

Essayist and spoken-word artist Bassey Ikpi shares what it’s like when the fog of mental illness lifts, even for just a little bit.

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10 Top Myths About Depression

Number one: It's not just about being sad. Get the facts on one of the most common mental disorders in the world.

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Chronic Health Problems Don't Go Away Once Addicts Are in Recovery

More than a third of the millions of Americans in recovery for drug or alcohol misuse still experience physical health issues, finds a study.

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First Athlete to Open Up About His Ostomy Tackles Stigma for Others

Rolf Benirschke was the first pro athlete to open up about having an ostomy. Here’s how he’s changed the lives of ulcerative colitis patients.

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Is Pain a Requirement for Getting RA Support?

Do you feel sheepish about sharing your happy moments with your peers in the RA community? Our RA stories may be different, but we share one thing in common: We all need support.

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You Can Actually Help Guide Research for MS

Participating in a research study of any new experimental MS therapy is important, but that’s not the only way to get involved in research. You can also get involved by sharing information about yourself and participating in surveys through programs like iConquerMS™, and more.

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What Others Don’t See When You Have RA

Some of the most challenging symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis can be hard for the people around you to see. Here's how RA can be an invisible illness.