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Nancy Eagleton

Treating Substance Use Disorders During the Pandemic...

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all areas of American life. These changes have dramatically increased feelings of uncertainty, stress, anxiety and isolation. They also...

May 21, 2020 / 4 min read

Keeping Young Athletes On Track During Pandemic

Many student athletes around the country are feeling lost during this COVID-19 pandemic. Spring seasons were cut short or canceled entirely and the status of...

May 14, 2020 / 3 min read

Helping Young People Cope With Missed Milestones

With schools canceled across the country, students of all ages are missing out on major events that typically take place in May. End-of-year trips, parties...

May 11, 2020 / 3 min read

New Moms With Postpartum Depression Face Unique...

May is Mental Health Month. Experts urge women with postpartum depression to make mental health and happiness a priority. Mother’s Day is a joyful occasion...

May 5, 2020 / 3 min read

Managing Mental Health During COVID-19 — Telemedicine...

This year’s mental health awareness campaign, You Are Not Alone, reminds people that now, more than ever, the mental health community is coming together to...

May 1, 2020 / 3 min read

Q and A: Living With COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is a progressive lung disease that damages the airways in your lungs and makes...

November 25, 2019 / 2 min read

This Small Change in Your Diet May...

Reducing your caloric intake by 15 percent may lead to a longer, healthier life, according to a recent clinical trial. Participants in the two-year study...

June 19, 2018 / 2 min read

Fighting Back Against Fibromyalgia

Severe pain from fibromyalgia forced Lady Gaga to recently cancel the remaining dates of her world concert tour. Fibromyalgia can make it difficult for a...

April 16, 2018 / 2 min read

How A1C Test Helps Detect, Manage Diabetes

Diabetes Alert Day falls on March 27 this year. The annual observance by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) sounds a warning alarm on the prevalence of...

March 27, 2018 / 3 min read

Inflammatory Foods May Increase Colon Cancer Risk

We have known for years that healthy, high-fiber foods — especially those with anti-inflammatory properties — can promote wellness and reduce your colon cancer risk....

March 13, 2018 / 2 min read