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Tips to make goodbyes better for both parent and child

Tips to make goodbyes better for both parent and child

As a parent, you’ve probably experienced the clinging, clutching and crying that often accompany a goodbye when your child returns to day care or preschool after a long holiday break.…

Latino commentators redefine sports talk

Latino commentators redefine sports talk

Sports mean many things to many people, and for the three hosts of the new program Nación ESPN, sports also create some of their most profound life-defining moments. For Marly…

Thankful for every moment while living with lung cancer

Thankful for every moment while living with lung cancer

As a busy mother of two sons, Ivy Elkins shrugged off her sore neck and elbow pain for months. She thought it was probably from the extra hours spent planning…

5 smart steps to preserving brain health

5 smart steps to preserving brain health

Everyone knows aerobic exercise gets the heart pumping and lifting weights keeps muscles strong. But when it comes to keeping the brain healthy, most people are unsure what to do.…

Coughing? Bring a Healthy Dose of Sick-Etiquette to Work

Coughing? Bring a Healthy Dose of Sick-Etiquette to Work

Being considerate of others when you’re sick is one of the first steps to good sick etiquette. For example, you may think you’re going to score points for showing up…

Treating the whole person: How a small community of philanthropists made a big difference in health care

Treating the whole person: How a small community of philanthropists made a big difference in health care

In the late 90s, Minneapolis resident Penny George was diagnosed with breast cancer. After undergoing a mastectomy followed by chemotherapy, she thought her physicians were focused solely on the disease…

Five-Time Olympic Swimmer and Author Dara Torres Shares Personal Story With Psoriasis

Five-Time Olympic Swimmer and Author Dara Torres Shares Personal Story With Psoriasis

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Despite strides against all cancers, liver cancer rates on the rise

Despite strides against all cancers, liver cancer rates on the rise

More people are surviving cancer, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). From 1991 to 2012, the rate of cancer deaths declined about 23 percent. Despite that progress, one type…

5 ways to make a difference for kids with childhood cancer

5 ways to make a difference for kids with childhood cancer

Parents dream of a childhood for their children filled with joy and exploration. But for far too many kids, cancer robs them of a traditional childhood. “The National Cancer Institute…

Silent stroke is not so silent

Silent stroke is not so silent

Silent strokes, ones that happen in your brain without you even knowing, can lead to full-blown strokes as well as cognitive impairment and dementia. The most common depiction of a…