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 –Read More About How to Stay Healthy During the Holidays
continue to be chronic health conditions in America.
It took less than six weeks for the pea-sized lump in Elizabeth’s breast to grow larger than a golf ball. The biopsy showed stage 3b invasive ductal carcinoma. Luckily, specialists at The Mayo Clinic’s Phoenix campus said that a cutting-edge treatment regimen with two targeted medications could potentially eliminate the cancer. There was just one problem with the plan: Money.Read More About The Gift of Life: Pharmaceutical Companies Helping Patients Afford Their Cancer Medication
Today is World Diabetes Day, a global awareness campaign sponsored by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization. Though awareness and understanding of diabetes has increased year-over-year, and the rate of new diagnoses each year is beginning to decrease in the United States, there are still far too many people affected by the disease.
Diabetes is a chronic condition where the body either does not make enough insulin or none at all, or does not use it properly, leading to high blood glucose (sugar) levels.Read More About World Diabetes Day: What You Need to Know
Every October, the Partnership for Prescription Assistance joins millions of Americans to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Breast Cancer Foundation, breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women in America, and the National Cancer Institute estimates approximately 1 in 8 will be diagnosed with the disease in their lifetime. Thankfully, there is hopeRead More About National Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Fighting Back through Early Detection
On Aug 18, PPA hosted a free Prescription Assistance Workshop to help uninsured and underinsured Brooklyn Center area residents discover how they can gain affordable access to prescription medications.Read More About Prescription Assistance Workshop Held at Brookdale Library
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