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Working From Home? Here’s How to Have Better Work/Life Balance – August 2020

Working from home has a lot of perks, from skipping long commutes and forgoing work clothes to having the flexibility to juggle family responsibilities. Despite the benefits, it can also be challenging to balance work and personal life. Without the sharp contrast of being in and out of the office, work can easily bleed into…

Sun Care and Prevention at Every Age – July 2020

Ah, the joy of soaking up the sun. While basking in the warmth can feel good, unfortunately, the sun’s ultraviolet rays are the main cause of skin cancer. While you’re not doomed to a life indoors, you do have to focus on protecting your skin against skin cancer. Here are some tips for preventing sun…

How Caregivers Can Help with Medication Adherence – June 2020

Taking a prescribed medicine on schedule, in the right dosage and according to the doctor’s directions is what health professionals call medication adherence. As a caregiver, you may be all too familiar with how difficult it can be to get a loved one to remember, or even agree, to take their medicine. If you’ve been…

5 Ways to Support a Friend or Family Member With Mental Illness – May 2020

Mental health disorders affect one in four people, according to the World Health Organization. The National Council for Behavioral Health reports that 43.8 million people in the United States experience a mental illness each year, and nearly half of all adults will struggle with mental health at some point during their lifetime. What’s even more…

Thinking Beyond Opioids: Are Opioids the Only Option? – April 2020

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the U.S. is in the midst of an opioid crisis, with an estimated 130 people dying from opioid overdoses every day. The NIDA also estimates that approximately 1.7 million people suffer from a substance use disorder related to this class of drugs, which includes Percocet (oxycodone),…