February is American Heart Month, giving Valentines Day a deeper purpose. This year, we invite you to celebrate Valentines Day by showing some love to the most important person in your life — you. And what could be more loving … Continue reading

It’s February, and that means American Heart Health month. And with Valentines Day around the corner, it’s a great time to start thinking about the most loving gift you can give: heart health. This Valentine’s Day, make a difference in … Continue reading

For years now, Americans have been told that their diet and sedentary lifestyle is putting their hearts at risk. Despite all the awareness, heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death in our country, accounting for 1 in … Continue reading

You don’t know what you don’t know. But when it comes to your health, that’s a particularly troubling paradox. Apparently, according to a recent Public Health England study, the majority of middle aged adults are living unhealthy lives. According to … Continue reading

Everyone knows that our heart and vascular system can be fragile and that caring for our hearts requires some daily thought and energy. Despite all the awareness, heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death in our country, … Continue reading

Here’s some good news for every body from the crayon scribbler to the Picasso wannabe: a new Drexel University study found that making art significantly reduces stress related hormones in your body. The researchers from Drexel’s College of Nursing and … Continue reading

You see it all the time. One week there’s an article that says coffee is bad for your health. The next week, coffee is the best thing ever for a long, healthy life. Cholesterol is bad. Then it’s good. Sugar? … Continue reading

Life saving cancer treatments like chemotherapy and radiation may cause side effects that range from mild (dry mouth) to severe (vomiting). For some people, taking more medication to ease these side effects is like asking for more trouble. There are … Continue reading

Nurse practitioners, or advanced practice registered nurses, diagnose illnesses, provide therapeutic treatments, and deliver corrective measures according to their individual areas of certification. Nurse practitioners have completed a four-year degree in nursing, obtained a master’s degree in nursing or a … Continue reading

The last day of open enrollment in the 2017 health insurance marketplace is today, Thursday, December 15, for anyone applying to receive coverage that starts on January 1st, 2017. For the chronic and rare disease sufferers who are assisted by … Continue reading