Illness & Disability

Health is often taken for granted, until it’s gone.Whether you’re coping with a disability, a serious illness, or the strain of caregiving, these articles can provide you with hope and strategies for coping with challenges.

The Diabetes Diet

Healthy eating can help you prevent, control, and even reverse diabetes. And with these tips, you can still enjoy your food without feeling hungry or deprived. What’s the best diet for diabetes? Whether you’re trying to prevent or control diabetes, your nutritional needs are virtually the same as everyone else, …

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Family Caregiving

As a family caregiver, you face many new responsibilities. Here’s how to find support, overcome challenges, and make caregiving more rewarding for both you and the person you’re caring for. What is family caregiving? As life expectancies increase, medical treatments advance, and increasing numbers of people live with chronic illness …

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Cancer Prevention Diet

A healthy diet can help you prevent or fight cancer. Here’s how to lower your risk with cancer-fighting foods. What’s the link between cancer and diet? Some cancer risk factors, such as genetics and environment, are out of your control, but research suggest that about 70% of your lifetime risk …

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PANS and PANDAS: Acute Onset OCD in Children

Has your child suddenly developed intense OCD and anxiety? It may be a sign of pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome (PANS) or pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder associated with streptococcal infections (PANDAS) What is PANS or PANDAS? Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS) is a childhood condition characterized by the sudden onset of …

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