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Top Resources for People With Brain Cancer

You need help when you get a brain cancer diagnosis. Check out these organizations and websites for medical information, emotional support, and financial help.

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The High Cost of Obesity in the U.S.

The economic impact of obesity the United States has reached more than $1.7 trillion, according to a report from Milken Institute.

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A Student Mental Health Bill of Rights: What's Needed?

What is required to support students in college with regard to mental health needs? A college mental health advocate starts with three places to start.

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Surprised by That Medical Bill? You Aren't Alone

More than half of Americans surveyed report they’ve been surprised by an unexpected medical bill they believed would be covered by their health insurance.

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All About Diabetes and Insulin Treatment

When you first start insulin treatment for diabetes, you have more questions than answers. Here's what you should know to get started.

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How to Apply for Disability When You Have IBD

If you can't work because of Crohn's or ulcerative colitis, applying for Social Security disability benefits could help improve your life. Here are the steps you need to take.

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Opioid-Related Deaths An Enormous Burden

The percentage of deaths due to opioids increased nearly 300 percent from 2001 to 2016, says new research in JAMA Network Open.

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Top Resources for Bladder Cancer Support

If you or someone you know is dealing with bladder cancer, these are the places where you can find support.

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Law Attorney Answers Questions on End-of-Life Care and Legal Affairs

Many elder care problems faced by families can be avoided by consulting an attorney before their loved one needs any form of care.

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Is the 'Glow' Worth It? The Truth About Skin Brighteners and Antioxidants

A number of costly skin care products claim to reduce the effects of aging, giving a youthful or radiant glow, but are they effective?