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Want to Raise Awareness for Head and Neck Cancer? Here’s How

Here are some ways to spread education about this group of cancers, including social media campaigns and other resources.

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The Surprising Reason to Marry an Optimist

Aside from the obvious (who doesn’t want to do life with a mostly positive person?), a happy partner may reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

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9 Ways to Help Someone Having a Seizure

Whether you’re a caregiver or a bystander, here’s how to keep someone safe during a seizure.

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9 Ways to Help a Loved One With Wet AMD

Wet age-related macular degeneration can cause significant vision loss if not treated promptly. We've got advice on how you can help a family member or close relative manage their diagnosis.

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10 Ways to Show Support for Someone With UC

Have a loved one with ulcerative colitis? Mandy, who has UC, shares what acts of kindness can really make a difference.

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Time for a New Ride: Wheelchair Buying Guide

Thinking of investing in a wheelchair? Here's your guide on what to look for, how much to spend, and who to take shopping with you ('cause that matters too).

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If Your Aging Parent Needs Help but Won’t Accept it: Proceed With Caution

Being the caregiver for an aging parent who doesn’t want help takes a slow, careful approach to get maximum cooperation.

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How to Stay Positive While Caregiving

When surrounded by illness and burdened by menial tasks, it can be easy for caregivers to slide into negative thinking. Here are some practical strategies to stay positive.

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The Bipolar Marriage: 9 Ways to Make It Through the Tough Times

Bipolar marriages are twice as likely to fail. Mental health writer and advocate Therese Borchard offers practical strategies for surviving the bumps.

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How to Take Care of Your Psoriasis and Your Kids

Parenting is enough of a challenge without adding a chronic disease to the mix. Get survival tips from a mom who knows.