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Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet for National Prescription Drug Takeback Day

Saturday, April 30 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day — when you can safely dispose of old or unused medications

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How Becoming My Husband’s Caregiver in My 30s Changed My Life

We used to have big plans — now we focus on just getting through each day

Austin Weirich with his mom, Leslie, on their last Mother’s Day together, 2016.

My Son Didn’t Commit a Crime When He Took His Own Life

Losing Austin forced me to understand that suicide isn’t a choice. Now, I’m on a mission to save others who may be at risk.

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End-of-Life Conversations Can Be Hard, but Your Loved Ones Will Thank You

While 90% of adults say that talking to their loved ones about their end-of-life wishes is important, only 27% have actually had these conversations

Two people sit next to each other with pensive looks on their faces. One is older and one is younger. They are not making eye contact.

What Is Family Estrangement? A Relationship Expert Describes the Problem and Research Agenda

Almost 70 million people in the United States report being estranged from a family member

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What You Need to Know About Back-to-School Vaccines

Learn which immunizations your child needs before school starts

Rose DeRosa

My Wife Has Severe Heart Disease

I've never felt like a caregiver. I'm her partner in every way.

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5 Tips From a Play Therapist to Help Kids Express Themselves and Unwind

For children feeling the stress of the pandemic, remote learning, isolation and a return to school, play can help them cope

Jeri Ward

I Survived a Stroke at 30

For years, I ignored my chronic stress and headache pain. It almost cost me my life.

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Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Atopic Dermatitis

Use this guide to have a helpful conversation if you have atopic dermatitis, commonly known as eczema

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What It’s Like to Care for a Child With Severe Eczema

My daughter has severe eczema and life-threatening food allergies. Keeping her safe is a family affair.

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