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Death & Dying

How to Fall Asleep While Dealing with Grief

By On November 1, 2018

Going on through the motions of day-to-day life can be brutally difficult after losing a loved one. Here are some ways you can try to get better sleep, even while you deal… Read More

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Health Communication

How to Prepare for a Stay in the Hospital

By On September 5, 2018

Across the health care landscape, patients are being encouraged to take control of their own health. This means patients are often given the opportunity to decide their own level of comfort during a… Read More

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Cancer

The 3 Benefits of Having Cancer: What You Learn When You’re Diagnosed with Cancer in Your 20s

By On April 10, 2018

I was diagnosed with cancer when I was 27 years old. Here are three “benefits” I’ve experienced throughout my cancer journey.… Read More

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Health & Wellness

How Art Classes at Retirement Communities Connect Past and Present and Build Future

By On April 3, 2018

Art classes honor what we have experienced and while creating an environment for discovering new prospects.… Read More

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Health & Wellness

What Are the Benefits of Apricot Oil?

By On December 27, 2017

Apricot oil is a thin (also called apricot kernel oil), odorless oil pressed from the seed or kernel of the apricot—Prunus armeniaca. … Read More

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hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

Health Collaboration: When an EDS Patient and a Textile Designer Team Up

By On December 13, 2017

Patricia and I teamed up to design a textile to express what EDS patients experience and how this disorder affects their lives, collaborating on a textile pattern called “Calling All Zebras.” … Read More

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Health & Wellness

BMI—Why It Exists and How to Calculate It

By On November 21, 2017

Body Mass Index, or BMI, is a tool physicians and researchers use to quickly identify individuals who suffer from obesity or near obesity.… Read More

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Mesothelioma

What is Mesothelioma? [Infographic]

By On November 13, 2017

SeniorAdvisor.com is a senior living resource site committed to demystifying the senior care process so you can focus on making the right choices for your family.… Read More

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Social Determinants of Health

Social Determinants of Health and the Importance of Patient-level Insights

By On August 12, 2017

To deliver patient-centered care and improve long-term health outcomes, health care organizations are increasingly investing in efforts to address patients’ social needs.… Read More

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Health & Wellness

Taller and Heavier: How the Average Body Has Changed Over the Past 50 Years

By On July 31, 2017

The average body has gotten taller and heavier over the past 50 years. … Read More