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  • Belmont Village communities strive to provide a variety of programs to help seniors stay happy, healthy, and socially active. With two-dozen communities across the United S...

  • Forgetfulness is considered a normal sign of aging—every healthy adult misplaces their keys or forgets someone’s name from time to time. For some, however, the problem can ...

  • A recent study shows that patients with multiple sclerosis are more than twice as likely to develop venous thromboembolism—the condition comprising deep vein thrombosis and...

  • With summer upon us, many Americans have and will take to the roads or the air, traveling domestically and abroad. In fact, Independence Day 2015 saw the most American trav...

  • If you develop deep vein thrombosis (DVT), there are a number of treatments that your doctor may prescribe. DVT occurs when a blood clot develops in the deep veins usually ...

  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is the most common form of blood clots that occur after total hip replacement and total knee replacement surgery, as well as after a broken hip. ...

  • Women who are pregnant or who have just had a baby are at increased risk for developing blood clots. The most common type of clot in pregnancy occurs in the deep veins of ...

  • In 2011, Serena Williams underwent emergency treatment for a pulmonary embolism, a blood clot that had traveled to her lungs. The tennis champion was 29 years old at the ti...

  • A recent study confirmed the connection between the risk of blood clots and those with an AB blood type. Blood clots can pose a serious threat to your health when they ...

  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a condition whereby blood clots form in the deep veins of the body, typically in the legs or pelvis. This condition can turn deadly if the clo...

  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is the formation of a blood clot in the deep veins, frequently in one of the legs. These clots can travel from the leg to lungs, causing a pulmon...

  • Patients with rheumatoid arthritis are at greater risk of developing a venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to a recent study published in the journal Arthritis Care and...

  • People of any age or race can get melanoma. Everyone is at risk to some extent, but some people are at higher risk due to skin type, sun exposure, and genetics. If left unc...

  • If left unchecked, melanoma can spread, or metastasize, to other parts of the body. Cancerous cells can travel through the lymph nodes to distant organs including the liver...

  • After her husband's diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in 2010, Barbara Klutinis wondered how they were going to get through the ordeal ahead of them. The couple began attend...

  • For those with little experience with mental disorders, it can be difficult to tell them apart. Sometimes it can even be hard for medical professionals to make a diagnosi...

  • Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive disorder, is caused by chemical imbalances in the brain and is characterized by unusual swings in mood and energy level. ...

  • Caregivers play an important role in helping people with bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness. Those who suffer from this disease can go through extreme...

  • Getting dressed is an important part of everyone's daily routine. Dressing can help those who have suffered a stroke recover a sense of normalcy, boosting both mood and sel...

  • Earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, flooding, snowstorms. . . every day seems to bring news of emergencies and crises in different parts of the U.S. When you're ...

  • Caregivers play an integral part in treating patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). While caregiving isn't always easy, it greatly improves the lives o...