By the time you finish reading this infographic, at least one person in the United States will have developed Alzheimer’s disease. Here are the facts and stats you should know about the most common form of dementia.Read More
May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.
What Causes or Triggers Asthma?
People with asthma have inflamed airways which are sensitive to things which may not bother other people. These things are “triggers.”Read More
Words have power. They can shape how kids with learning and attention issues feel about themselves. Here are nine things not to say, plus some suggested alternatives.
1 - “Normal.”
Avoid comparing your child’s challenges to what’s “normal.” If you use this word, you may imply your child is abnormal—even if you don’t mean to. Talking about what’s usually “expected” could be a more useful approach.
You may be hearing a lot about measles lately, and all of this news on TV, social media, internet, newspapers and magazines may leave you wondering what you as a parent really need to know about this disease. CDC has put together a list of the most important facts about measles for parents like you.Read More
November is National Diabetes Month. Here’s to managing your diabetes for a longer, healthier life.
There isn’t a cure yet for diabetes, but a healthy lifestyle can really reduce its impact on your life. What you do every day makes the difference: eating a healthy diet, being physically active, taking medicines if prescribed, and keeping health care appointments to stay on track.
Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point.
The good news is that most women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. A mammogram – the screening test for breast cancer – can help find breast cancer early when it’s easier to treat.Read More
Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer. If you know what to look for, you can spot warning signs of skin cancer early. Finding it early, when it’s small and has not spread, makes skin cancer much easier to treat.Read More
Men are 24 percent less likely than women to have visited a doctor within the past year, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The graphic below, created at Georgetown University, shows more shocking statistics.Read More
March 20th marked the official first day of spring. It's time to refresh your home—and your finances—with these helpful, achievable tips.
Freshen up your space
Ditch the clutter
Create a maintenance plan
Shred and digitize documents
Review your credit report
Check in on your spending
Revisit your budget
Christopher Gray’s Scholly App Is Bringing Millions of Dollars to College Students in Need
The entrepreneur’s new digital platform has helped applicants land $50 million in scholarships
As an 8-year-old in Birmingham, Alabama, Christopher Gray was an avid fan of Batman, the comic-book champion born without special powers who invented his own superhero-training regimen. “He had a moment where everything fell apart,” Gray says. “He lost his family, lost everything. He had to overcome that, overcome those fears, by using everyday things around him.”Read More