Every year, one global event aims to raise awareness about the specific things we can do – as individuals and communities – to reduce the burden of cancer around the world.
In 2008, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) designated February 4 as World Cancer Day. This global initiative supports the UICC’s World Cancer Declaration and aims to bring together the global cancer community to reduce cancer death rates even more by 2025.
So how will they do that?Read More About World Cancer Day 2018: Be A Sign for Change
What if patients could quickly and easily find a patient assistance program to see which ones might give them access to free or nearly free generic and brand-name medicines? What if they could also quickly search a database of more than 10,000 free or low-cost clinics? And what if this tool were completely free to use?
If you’re curious if such a program exists, there is good news: the Partnership for Prescription Assistance, also known as PPA, serves as this support for patients in need of accessing their medicines.Read More About Relief for the Uninsured and Underinsured May Only Be a Click Away
January is the time for New Year’s resolutions and a “new year, new me” mentality. According to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, the most common New Year’s resolution for Americans is to get healthy and lose weight. However, many people do not reach their goals by the close of the year. Some push too hard at the beginning and burnout. Others aren’t sure where to start. But with all goals, small steps are important for success!Read More About Walking Your Way to A Better Health This New Year
The holiday season is known for traditions, family gatherings and delicious, but often times, unhealthy foods. While time with family should always be enjoyed, it is important to remember that many diseases are avoidable with proper diet and exercise. Two of these – cardiovascular disease and diabetes – continue to be chronic health conditions in America. The holidays don’t change that reality for many people suffering from these conditions.Read More About Tips for a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season
Fall is here, winter is around the corner and the holidays and family gatherings will soon be underway. Flu season certainly isn’t invited, but it shows up anyway. The runny noses, fevers and contagious sickness can disrupt all aspects of work and life.Read More About Well on Your Way: Staying Healthy During Flu Season