Understanding the cost of smoking may help convince some people to quit. Diseases caused by smoking cost can raise prices across the entire healthcare system, including the cost of insurance.
Most inherited cases of breast cancer are associated with mutations in two genes: BRCA1 (Breast Cancer gene one) and BRCA2 (Breast Cancer gene two).
Do you know your breast cancer risk? What are the BRCA1 and BCRA2 genes? Is breast cancer common in young women? Take our quiz to test your knowledge! The answers may surprise you.
With her first mammogram being a lesson in compression, new technologies promise to beam up mammographies.
While it’s difficult to control all the factors that contribute to rising healthcare costs, smart benefits use and comparison shopping can help stretch your healthcare dollars.
Obstructive sleep apnea is a chronic condition that causes frequent episodes of upper airway collapse during sleep. Untreated sleep apnea can have serious, life-shortening consequences: high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke,...
A not-so-silent killer, sleep apnea can be more serious than you’d think. Check your knowledge with this quiz.
Even after eight hours of sleep, he dragged himself through the day. Then he learned he had sleep apnea.
One family comes too close to experiencing a bad outcome in a loved one’s patient care.
ALS is a progressive disease with no known cure. We have put together the latest statistics on ALS to show the impact this disease has had.
How much do you know about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?
Kevin O’Donnell didn’t let the devastating diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) impede his activism. Here is his courageous story.
Medical insurance is confusing, but it doesn’t have to be. The savvy healthcare consumer grabs the reins and self-educates.
Nice weather seems to make everything better. Safe sun exposure is an essential part of health and wellness. Here...
Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers and is also the most preventable. How much do you know about sun safety to protect you and your family?
Sun exposure increases your risk of certain skin cancers if you aren’t careful. Stay safe with these tips to say sunshine safe.
Health insurance benefits can be complicated and confusing. Here are seven key things to know so you avoid costly errors.
Migraines are not just bad headaches. While unpleasant, headaches do not affect your ability to go about your daily routine. Migraines however, have a direct impact on brain health.