What you can do to be healthier during cancer treatment
Feb 2 2016

Proactive steps you can take to improve your health during cancer treatment

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

If you or a loved one is undergoing cancer treatment, there are a number of things you can do to take good care of yourself and improve your overall wellness.... Read More

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Are you taking over the counter drugs too often?
Aug 25 2015

Are you taking over-the-counter drugs too often or for too long?

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

You might think that because a medication is available over the counter, there are no serious risks from using it. But even over-the-counter drugs can cause problems if you don’t... Read More

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surgical second opinion
Jul 30 2015

Three important reasons why you should get a medical second opinion

Second Opinion  •  By Miles Varn

If you’ve been diagnosed with a serious, complex, or rare medical condition or your physician has told you that you need surgery, the next step you take should be to... Read More

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health screenings
Jul 16 2015

What screenings do you need to protect your health?

Preventive Care  •  By Miles Varn

Preventive health screenings can help you catch conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer in the earlier stages when they are more treatable. But a number of studies have found... Read More

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protect your vision from macular degeneration
Jun 30 2015

How to protect your vision against macular degeneration

Preventive Care  •  By Miles Varn

Are you taking all the steps you can to protect your vision as you get older? While macular degeneration may not be as well-known as cataracts and glaucoma, it is... Read More

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antioxidants
Nov 25 2014

5 ways to load up on antioxidants this Thanksgiving

Preventive Care  •  By Miles Varn

Every Thanksgiving, conscientious eaters worry about foods that they should avoid. They may pass on the butter, opt for white meat or skip dessert altogether. However, healthy eating isn’t just... Read More

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Medical evacuation insurance pays for transport during medical emergencies abroad.
Jul 22 2014

Does your travel medical insurance cover evacuations?

Travel Health  •  By Nuran Saydam

To be prepared for a medical emergency abroad, it is a good idea to have travel medical insurance to make sure that the cost of any emergency care you need... Read More

Cardiovascular risks may be particularly high among female caregivers.
Jun 12 2014

Female caregivers shouldn’t overlook their own heart health

Family Caregiving  •  By Miles Varn

If you’re a woman caring for an ailing loved one, you can count yourself among the 44 million American adults who play this role. Caring for an ailing loved one... Read More

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Second opinions for biopsies may help patients find more effective disease treatment.
May 30 2014

Second opinions on biopsy results could save lives

Second Opinion  •  By Miles Varn

While biopsies provide important information that helps diagnose cancer and other diseases, several studies have found that there can be errors in the interpretation of the results. Seeking a second... Read More

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Minority family standing outside their new home
Oct 15 2013

Webinar: Smart ways to protect your brain health

Preventive Care  •  By Miles Varn

Join us for a free webinar to learn how you can protect the health of your brain as you grow older. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... Read More

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