Can People with Diabetes Eat Candy?

Eating candy can be a controversial topic for people with diabetes. Misconceptions about sugar and candy being off-limits for people with diabetes can be found in the public mindset, in media and entertainment, and within the medical community itself. With the Halloween season upon us, both kids and adults with diabetes as well as their… Continue reading Can People with Diabetes Eat Candy?

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Where Can You Get Medical Care Without Insurance?

Finding affordable healthcare without insurance may seem daunting, but there are more options than you may think. Here are more than 18 resources that can provide assistance. It’s no secret that accessing healthcare can be very expensive. If you don’t have insurance, those costs are even higher. In fact, 85% of uninsured people in the… Continue reading Where Can You Get Medical Care Without Insurance?

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Holistic Care That Honors Identity Is Crucial For Wellness: An Impact Report from BEAM

BEAM shares the healing impact of the Black Mental Health & Healing Justice (BMHHJ) Peer Support Training. How can people of color navigate healthcare systems, where they have continually experienced harm both as practitioners and patients, while honoring their individual needs? The Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM) is a national organization set on… Continue reading Holistic Care That Honors Identity Is Crucial For Wellness: An Impact Report from BEAM

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Understanding Cognitive Decline: How Your Brain Changes as You Age

Your mind is central to your identity. The sharpness of your thinking, your ability to communicate and connect with others, and the rich trove of memories you’ve collected over a lifetime all have enormous value. As you get older, you may notice changes in some of your thinking skills, including cognitive decline. Cognitive decline is… Continue reading Understanding Cognitive Decline: How Your Brain Changes as You Age

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A Guide for Supporting Others After Miscarriage and Infant Loss

It takes a village to raise a child, and it takes a village to grieve a child, too. We spoke with parents who offered suggestions on how to support them after miscarriage, infant loss, and stillbirth. Share on Pinterest2420456-How to Offer Support After Infant Loss or Miscarriage- A Guide Illustration by Maya Chastain Losing a… Continue reading A Guide for Supporting Others After Miscarriage and Infant Loss

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Does Social Distancing Impact the Immune System?

Social distancing has become part of everyday life for many people since the start of COVID-19. And yet many misconceptions exist about its impact on the immune system. This is an effective tool in helping to limit disease spread, especially when paired with other public health measures. Knowing more about how social distancing may impact… Continue reading Does Social Distancing Impact the Immune System?

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Acne, Hair Loss, and More

Stress can present itself through skin conditions like acne, inflammation, and more. How can you tell it’s from stress? Your skin is your body’s largest organ. External issues can be a telltale sign that not all is well underneath. While bottled serums and sheet masks possess a certain level of aesthetic and soothing allure, a… Continue reading Acne, Hair Loss, and More

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Skin Barrier Function and How to Repair and Care for It

Your skin barrier protects your body from free radicals. Harsh environments are often the cause of damage. Keep it protected using oils, ceramides, and more. Beauty boutique and drugstore shelves are packed with products that aim to protect and rejuvenate your skin. Some of them exfoliate, some plump, and others moisturize. All these products share… Continue reading Skin Barrier Function and How to Repair and Care for It

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Apple, Pear, or Something Else? Does Your Body Shape Matter for Health?

Bodies come in different shapes and sizes, making us all unique. Though there is immense pressure from society to look a certain way, it’s important to prioritize your health over beauty ideals — and to keep in mind that “health” looks different for everyone. For some time, people have described body shapes by comparing them… Continue reading Apple, Pear, or Something Else? Does Your Body Shape Matter for Health?

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How to Protect Your Skin from the Effects of Climate Change

Climate change is becoming a part of everyday life. From heat waves to early blossoms to unexpected snowfall, it’s making itself known. While it’s important to do your part to care for the environment in light of this, it’s also important to take care of yourself. After all, humans aren’t separate from nature. With changes… Continue reading How to Protect Your Skin from the Effects of Climate Change

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Healthline’s Interactive Guide to Essential Skin Care Products

Want to stock up on skin care staples, but not sure where to start? Leave it to Healthline’s editorial team!  Whether you’re looking for the right cleanser for oil-free skin or the best toner for a dewy glow, here are Healthline’s top skin care picks organized by active ingredients, skin type, and price.  Read the… Continue reading Healthline’s Interactive Guide to Essential Skin Care Products

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