Health Questions
5 Signs of a Brain Tumor

5 Symptoms of Brain Tumors

In the medical world, some conditions are harder to spot and explain than others. Such is the case with brain tumors. To date, little is known about what causes certain brain tumors to form. Nor do we fully understand why certain risk factors such as age increase a person’s chance …

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Emerging Healthcare Research

Video: How Precision Medicine Is Changing Cancer Care

People with the same kind of cancer can respond differently to the same treatment. Until recently, doctors and the medical community didn’t fully understand why that happens. However, an evolving field of research in cancer treatment is changing that. Known as precision medicine, doctors are now increasingly able to target …

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Health Topics in the News

Q & A: Facts About Brain Tumors

When it comes to medical conditions, few diagnoses are more frightening than “cancer” and “brain tumor.” And whether you know someone who has developed a brain tumor or are learning about their impact through the news, like the recent diagnosis of Arizona senator John McCain, it can be difficult to …

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Managing Chronic Disease
Parkinson's disease exercise

Managing Parkinson’s Disease Through Exercise

Staying fit and active is important for everyone, but if you have Parkinson’s disease, exercise should be a key part of your daily routine to help maintain mobility and balance. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a brain disorder caused by a lack of dopamine, a chemical that helps control movement and …

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Managing & Preventing Back Pain

6 Tips for Low Back Pain Relief

Most adults will experience low back pain at some point in their lives – more than 80 percent of people, according to the National Institutes of Health. It is the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work days in the U.S. For the vast …

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Living with Epilepsy

10 Life Hacks for Living With Epilepsy

The daily grind can tax anyone, but when you have epilepsy, you face challenges in your life that most don’t. From the fear of seizures and nasty falls to recurring anxiety and stress, living with epilepsy can be downright overwhelming at times. However, there are ways to manage, diminish and …

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