Health

  • Protecting Your Vision from Diabetes

    NAPSI Diabetes kills more Americans each year than AIDS and breast cancer combined—and can cause serious problems throughout the body. According to the National Eye Institute, eye health, for example, can become critically compromised. Around 30.3 million Americans, or 9.4 percent of the population, are living with diabetes, with...
  • Nebraska Gets Failing Grade on Reproductive Health

    Eric Galatas Public News Service LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska is one of 19 states to receive a failing grade on reproductive health, according to the latest Population Institute report card which tracks multiple indicators, including access to family planning and abortion services. Jennie Wetter, the report’s lead author, said...
  • What You Need to Know About Cholesterol

    NAPS New cholesterol guidelines from the American Heart Association emphasize a personalized approach to preventing and treating high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease. What Cholesterol Is Cholesterol is a waxy substance that your body makes to build cells. Too much can pose a problem. Extra cholesterol comes from foods including...
  • How to Find the Right Gym for you in 2019

    Evan Arnold-Gordon Golden Gate Better Business Bureau New Year’s resolutions can be difficult to follow, but finding the right gym can make it that much easier to stay motivated. Before you can start that new exercise routine, however, it’s important to do your research on gyms you are interested...
  • Cómo Encontrar el Gimnasio Adecuado para usted en 2019

    Evan Arnold-Gordon Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Las resoluciones de año nuevo pueden ser difíciles de seguir, pero encontrar el gimnasio adecuado puede hacer que sea mucho más fácil mantenerse motivado. Antes de que pueda comenzar esa nueva rutina de ejercicios, sin embargo, es importante hacer su investigación sobre...
  • El nuevo centro de ayuda de insulina ofrece opciones para reducir los costos para los pacientes

    BPT Algunas personas con diabetes en los EE. UU. enfrentan costos de bolsillo cada vez más altos para la insulina, un medicamento que regula el nivel de azúcar en la sangre y permite que las células utilicen y almacenen el azúcar para obtener energía. Algunas personas se enfrentan a...
  • AARP Warns of ‘Sticker Shock’ at Freestanding ERs

    Mark Richardson Public News Service AUSTIN, Texas – Confusion by Texas consumers over freestanding emergency rooms has left many families with unexpected and unnecessary high medical bills. A new AARP survey of Texas freestanding ERs finds that, unlike urgent care clinics, many of freestanding ER billings are out-of-network for most insurers....
  • Resolutions: Aim for Progress, Not Perfection, in 2019

    Antionette Kerr Public News Service NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The statistics are grim – only one or two out of every 10 people who make New Year’s resolutions will achieve them, and the rest are likely to fizzle by February. Experts say the biggest hurdles are related to setting unrealistic...
  • Overcoming the Barriers to Change

    American Counseling Association The New Year is a time when many of us think about a new start, about changing something in our lives that hasn’t been making us happy or hasn’t been contributing to good health. It may be a commitment to stop smoking, to lose weight, to...

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