4 helpful resources created for people living with epilepsy

For anyone living with epilepsy, the daily challenges can be immense. Seizures can occur at any time, putting people living with epilepsy at risk for accidents and other health complications, including falling, drowning, depression, and sudden unexplained death in epilepsy (SUDEP). These risks can make it unsafe for people to perform basic tasks like driving, …

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Why young adults need to be empowered to advocate for their own healthcare choices

Sponsored by Sanofi For many people, young adulthood is a time filled with newfound independence and responsibility. Reality begins to set in, with “adulting” tasks becoming part of everyday life, like laundry, cooking, and, perhaps most importantly, starting to take ownership of your health. These changes can set a solid foundation for the future and …

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We’re the Culprits: How Our Actions Spread Invasive Pests

When you think about online shopping or international travel do you ever think about the invasive pests that could be on fruits, vegetables, and plants? Some invasive pests, like citrus canker disease or Oriental fruit fly, could be in healthy-looking citrus fruit you pack in your luggage. Just one smuggled fruit could wipe out this …

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Navy Veteran and Parkinson’s patient credits Medtronic DBS therapy for restoring independence

Andrew “Andy” Horn has always had an independent spirit. “I knew I was going to see the world.” The oldest of six kids, growing up in Chicago, his desire to travel was sparked at an early age and drove his interest in joining the Navy. “I was in from 1992 to 1996 during the end …

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Mindfulness tips to support early learners’ development now

While mindfulness once felt like a wellness trend, it’s become a way of life for adults hoping to maintain healthier routines, be intentional in their work and handle daily stresses efficiently. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mindfulness is the practice of being fully aware of your thoughts and feelings in …

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