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3 ways families can better prepare for the school year

The beginning of a new school year always means change, but this back-to-school season will look a bit different. Whether students are taught virtually or in a classroom environment, it will create challenges for teachers, families and kids alike. Kleenex® brand child wellness expert and board-certified attending family physician, Deborah Gilboa, M.D., weighs in with …

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Have Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis? 5 Things You Should Know

Relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) begins with a malfunctioning immune system.1 Among MS patients, the immune system allows immune cells to move out of the lymph nodes into areas of the body where they don’t belong: parts of the central nervous system (CNS).1 These immune cells attack and damage healthy tissue, causing problems in CNS functioning …

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How does telehealth really compare to in-person health care?

Following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, the adoption of telehealth services has been on the rise and people are turning to digital technology more than ever to address their personal health care needs without having to leave their homes. But while many have begun to embrace telehealth offerings as a …

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If you’re taking blood thinners and fear bleeding risks, staying educated and talking to your doctor can help

For many people today, anticoagulants or blood thinners are a normal part of everyday life. In fact, it’s estimated that more than eight million people in the U.S. use these medications daily to prevent dangerous blood clots.1 Blood thinners are life-saving medications, but as with any medication, they also carry some risks, including potentially serious …

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5 Tips for parents to be the best backyard coaches possible

With so many youth leagues cancelled this year, families across the country are missing the time spent together during the athletic season. Fortunately, even though the official season may not have happened, you can still inspire your children to enjoy the benefits of the game. While on-field activities may have been called off, families across …

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Find peace during pandemic uncertainty with Kundalini yoga and meditation

The COVID-19 pandemic has made the world far more uncertain. It’s impacted our work and finances, our relationships, and of course, our physical and mental health. Finding the sense of surety we all crave is almost impossible, which leads to stress, anxiety and powerlessness that drains us emotionally. These feelings of helplessness can be traumatic, …

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Face the facts: Survey reveals common skincare misconceptions and mistakes

Do you associate a “squeaky clean” feeling with an effective cleanse? Do you believe the more a cleanser foams, the better it works? Have you ever used dish soap to clean your face? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re not alone, but according to a top dermatologist, these assumptions aren’t true …

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Programs Available to Help People with Diabetes Afford Insulin

It’s no secret that many people with diabetes are struggling to afford their insulin. Chances are you may know one of them. That’s because more than 30 million people in the U.S. have diabetes.1 Some of these people may have health insurance, some may not. Others may be facing new financial challenges including job loss …

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