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Posted: Oct 24, 2023

Six Times A Survivor

Inside Linda Davey’s extraordinary lifelong battle against cancer.

Linda Davey was only 27 when she had her first bout with cancer. She’s had five more since, with the latest coming just as the pandemic hit. Some people call her “The Miracle Child,” because nothing can keep her down. When Davey tells the story, though, she doesn’t talk about miracles. She talks about doctors.

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Posted: Oct 17, 2023

“The Devil’s Aspirin”

The dangers of overreliance on sleep medication and the potential benefits of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy | By Internal Medicine Specialist Randall C. Raine, DO

Sleeping pills are an increasingly common sleep aid—and perhaps too common. All have potentially dangerous side effects, and some doctors are looking at Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as a safe alternative.

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Posted: Oct 3, 2023

Cancer-Related PTSD: What to Look For, How to Help

With Rachael Swisher, PharmD

Surviving cancer can be a very traumatic experience—and that experience doesn’t necessarily end with your last treatment. Read on to learn more about how post-traumatic stress disorder can affect cancer survivors, what to look out for, and how to find help.

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Posted: Sep 26, 2023

Ask An Expert: Everything About Epilepsy

With Neurologist Brian Wolf, MD

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders in the world, affecting as many as 50 million people globally. Still, it remains shrouded in medical mystery and societal stigma. We spoke with Dr. Brian Wolf, a neurologist and expert in treating epilepsy, to learn more.

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Posted: Sep 19, 2023

How to Recognize and Prevent Malnutrition

With Clinical Dietitian Gemady Langfelder, MS, RD, LDN, CPT

Proper nutrition through a balanced and varied diet is a central part of maintaining good health, improving quality of life on a day-to-day basis and even helping manage symptoms of chronic disease. But maintaining proper nutrition can be difficult, and malnutrition can affect anyone, especially adults ages 65 years and above.

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