Fashion & Beauty

Strength and Beauty While Living with Alopecia Areata

6.8 million people in the U.S. have alopecia areata, yet the condition is plagued with stigma, which can wreak havoc on mental health and well-being.


Facts & Stats You Should Know about Sickle Cell Disease (Plus Awareness Events)

September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, designated by Congress to help focus attention on the need for research and treatment of sickle cell disease. Here's information you should know; plus upcoming events to support sickle cell awareness.


Is it Allergies or COVID-19? Here are 7 Symptoms to Note

To help shed some light on the differences between COVID-19 and spring allergies, consider these seven common symptoms and their possible causes.


How to Navigate "Step Therapy" and Other Treatment Obstacles Associated with Chronic Conditions

Unfortunately, insurance hiccups can cause challenges for patients. Your physician may be able to help you appeal coverage denials.


How Breast Cancer Can Increase Heart Disease Risk

Cardio-oncologists specialize in early detection and management of heart disease in cancer patients throughout all stages of cancer therapy and survivorship.

How to Support a Friend with Breast Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, for women, the three most common cancers are breast, lung and colorectal. Together, they account for one-half of all cases, with breast cancer alone accounting for 30% of new cases. Odds are you know a friend with breast cancer... here's how you can offer support.


Common Questions About How Acupuncture Works

Acupuncture is effective for ailments including allergies, depression, hypertension, tennis elbow, morning sickness, malposition of the fetus and stroke.


10 Ways to Help Symptoms of Osteoarthritis

You don't have to suffer from pain caused by osteoarthritis.


How Color Therapy Benefits People with Disabilities

Here's the silver lining to this holistic approach...


Here's Why Exercise is Important for People with Disabilities

Physical activity promotes physical and mental well-being.


What are Cleft and Craniofacial Conditions?

July is National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month. Organizations across the country unite to raise awareness and assist patients and families.


How to Detect Juvenile Arthritis: Early Signs and Symptoms

Understand the signals that could help diagnose juvenile conditions.


50 or Over? Why You May Want to Consider New Shingles Vaccine

Shingles erupts from the same virus that causes chickenpox.


Understanding Disability Insurance and Other Insurance Benefits

Voluntary benefits, like disability insurance, can complement traditional health insurance.


7 Lifesaving Tips to Prevent Stroke and Stroke-Related Disability

Stroke is a leading cause of death and serious long-term disability. But you can reduce your risk with lifestyle changes.


Will Your Family Have to Guess Your Health Care Wishes?

April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day — a time to educate and empower people of all ages to create their advance care plan.


It's not 'Just the Flu' for Seniors and People with Chronic Health Conditions

Adults 50 years of age and older are more likely than younger age groups to have a chronic illness, such as asthma or other lung disease, heart disease or diabetes that can be exacerbated by the flu.


7 Heart-Healthy Habit for Seniors

Show your heart some love! Celebrated annually in February, American Heart Health month provides the perfect opportunity to look at how you can protect your heart through a healthy lifestyle.


Spencer's Sensory Shop: A Business Blanketed with Disability Research

Always creating or making something, Karen just happened to fall into creating weighted blankets as a way to help her autistic step-son, Noah.


Cervical Cancer Remains a Risk for All, Including Seniors

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. In 2018, about 13,240 new cases of invasive cervical cancer were diagnosed and about 4,170 women died from the disease.


A Little Fashion Accessory Makes a Big Fashion Statement

Little Hats, Big Hearts campaign aims to address the nation’s number one birth defect, congenital heart disease, which affects about 40,000 births per year in the U.S.


Mental Health Association Helps Families Find Support

MHACF is affiliated with the national Mental Health America network though, since 1946, this privately-run nonprofit has facilitated initiatives geared to meet the specific needs of its local community with education, advocacy and outreach.

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