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(StatePoint) With social distancing orders in place in many areas across the country, you may be doing your grocery shopping with shelf stability in mind. But this factor should not be your only priority. Right now, it’s especially important that the foods you eat also support your health an…

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(Family Features) One of the simplest ways to make meals tastier and more nutritious: just add mushrooms. You can multiply the flavor and nutrients like vitamin D and selenium by adding them to tacos, pasta, burgers and more. Find recipes and cooking tips at mushroomcouncil.com.

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(Family Features) Celebrating groundbreaking moments from six decades of the birth control pill empowering women to prevent pregnancy on their own terms.

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(Family Features) Whether your role as a caregiver has you looking out for an elderly relative, children or both, chances are good that you’ve worried about how the COVID-19 pandemic may continue to affect your ability to provide necessary care.

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(Family Features) COVID-19 may have begun as a physical health crisis, but like their parents, children, teens and college students (or young adults) are likely to experience stress and anxiety caused by disruptions to school, work and life. In fact, a survey conducted by the Kaiser Family F…

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(Family Features) The human immune system holds important clues about how people naturally detect and defend against disease. For COVID-19, many people have been able to defeat the virus because of their natural defense systems.

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(Family Features) In 2020, more than 795,000 people in the United States will experience a stroke, according to a report from the American Heart Association, and nearly a third of those may be caused by atrial fibrillation (AFib) based on research published in "Vascular Health and Risk Manag…

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(Family Features) Keeping a well-stocked pantry ensures you can pull together a quality meal on a moment's notice or when unexpected circumstances keep you from making it to the store. In many homes, the pantry is filled with mismatched odds and ends that may not fit together, but you can sh…

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(Family Features) Bringing a pet home for the first time – even if you already have other pets – can be an exciting moment. However, it's important to involve the whole family in discussing whether your family will foster or adopt, and what each family member's responsibilities with the new …

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(Family Features) As millions of people across the globe social distance and self-quarantine to help prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus, kids and families can help save lives by getting active at home.

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(NewsUSA) - In the past few weeks, it has become clear that social distancing and quarantining are the new normal. This is an overwhelming time as we attempt to adjust our mindsets and schedules - between working from home, watching after the kids, keeping up with the news, and maintaining s…

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(NAPSI)—For many people, social distancing brings concern about summer plans. In previous years, summertime was when families planned their vacations. The kids would be out of school, the weather could be fantastic, and the days are longer—allowing optimal time to venture to new places, catc…

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(BPT) - Parkinson’s disease (PD) is one of the most common neurodegenerative diseases in the elderly, second only to Alzheimer’s disease.1 Affecting over 6 million people worldwide,2 a projected 930,0003 of whom live in the U.S with approximately 60,000 new cases4 diagnosed each year, it is …

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(NAPSI)—Whether you’re among the 50 million Americans over 65 (90 percent of whom hope to continue to age at home), the 60 percent of families with children at home, have other ability issues or safety concerns or think you could someday, incorporating ergonomic elements that promote a seaml…

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(BPT) - With the COVID-19 pandemic altering our daily lives, it's especially important to take care of yourself — and not to overlook other health conditions you may be living with. That's particularly true of dry eye disease, an inflammatory condition that affects more than 16 million peopl…

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(NewsUSA) - Even during a pandemic, such as COVID-19, other emergencies don't just go away. Heart attacks and strokes require immediate medical attention. The American Heart Association recommends that calling 911 and getting to the hospital quickly if you or a loved one are experiencing sym…

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(BPT) - Estimates over 17 years suggest that the prevalence of MS in the U.S. ranges from 851,749 to 913,925 people, based on health claims data. Please keep in mind these are estimates and not exact.i While researchers have yet to produce a cure, there are various treatment options availabl…

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(StatePoint) Spending time in the hospital can be a challenge, and the last thing you need is another setback on your road to recovery. This is why it is so important to know that being in the hospital -- particularly if you are dealing with surgery, a physical trauma, or a serious illness l…

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(BPT) - Natural disasters, such as hurricanes or tornadoes, can strike at any time. If you or a loved one has a medical condition, it is vital to be prepared. Make sure you have a plan in place in the event of a natural disaster.

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(BPT) - Working to survive is a reality for most Californians, especially those of us supporting young children or aging parents. And with that, it’s unavoidable that at some point we’ll need time off work to care for a family member in need. Yet, as evidenced by the recent COVID-19 pandemic…

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(StatePoint) With millions of people nationwide filing for unemployment since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals and families across the country are suddenly finding themselves without health insurance at a precarious time. Fortunately, new options may be able to help those…

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(Family Features) Whether an outdoor concert-goer, sports fan or avid vacationer, Mother Nature can be harsh on your eyes, skin and hair regardless of the season. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to protect and rejuvenate your features so you can enjoy your favorite outdoor activiti…

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(Family Features) More than 25 million Americans (about 1 in 13 people) suffer from asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health Interview Survey. Asthma is a serious lung disease that affects the airways and makes it difficult to breathe. However, sy…

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(Family Features) More than 25 million Americans suffer from asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health Interview Survey. This chronic condition is so common that even if you don’t have it yourself, you probably know someone – a friend, colleague or…

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(BPT) - In these unprecedented times, prioritizing our health and safety has become more essential than ever. Staying independent in the security and comfort of our own homes while still being able to receive vital care is of the utmost importance, especially for older Americans who are more…

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(BPT) - Many prescription medications on the market today are expensive, and may not be fully covered by health insurance plans. Because of the costs involved, people who take prescription medications often ask their doctor or pharmacist about less expensive options that might be available t…

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(BPT) - Families are spending more time together than ever before, making it challenging for parents and caregivers to balance their personal needs with that of a child’s. For those families that include a child with ADHD, maintaining mental, physical and emotional wellness is particularly c…