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November 25, 2013
Ed. note: This blog is cross-posted from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services news page. The original post date was November 20, 2013. As we celebrate the Nation's 10th annual Family Health History Day this Thanksgiving, I encourage everyone to spend time talking with their family...
November 24, 2013
My mother called me last Thursday night to let me know she was in the hospital and would be having surgery the next day. As I drove to North Carolina to be with her, I was thinking about how many people are in a similar situation, providing care for a family member from a distance. As I got closer...
October 31, 2013
There's no doubt about it — quitting smoking is tough. But you can do it. Here to tell us how she successfully quit is Pamela Worth. With the Great American Smokeout just around the corner, read on for Pamela's tips and suggestions for quitting. Learn how her decision to quit is helping her lead a...
April 29, 2012
Krista Barlow struggled with anorexia and bulimia through high school and college. Understanding more about the diseases helped her to overcome them. She hopes to help others by sharing her story. Learn more about these conditions in this candid and personal interview. Krista Barlow is a senior in...
November 2, 2011
Did you know that today 1,400 babies will be born too early? What causes babies to be born early? How does prematurity affect babies and their families? Join us in observing Prematurity Awareness month as we discuss common question about prematurity with Beverly Robertson from the March of Dimes...
August 4, 2011
Lupus can be a devastating disease — just ask Minerva Figueroa. Before she was diagnosed, she battled extreme fatigue, trouble walking, painful joints, hair loss, and more. Read our interview with Minerva to see how having lupus might change the way she lives, but it will never define her. Minerva...