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Advancements in Breast Cancer Research

In the U.S. alone, more than 700 individuals – mostly women – are diagnosed with breast...

Madeline Perez
Girl with down syndrome, friends at water park hugging. Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Down Syndrome Overview: Causes, Characteristics and Capabilities

Down syndrome (DS) is the most common chromosomal condition diagnosed in the United States, with...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS

Spina Bifida Awareness Month

October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month. Click to read more

Paige Oyaga

Fall Risk Prevention for Older Adults

Falls are common, preventable, and deadly. Every second of every day, an older adult (age 65+)...

Madeline Perez
mother of two teenage children looking worried as children ignore her to play on their phones. phone addiction in children.

Phone Addiction: Helping Our Children Put Their Phones Down

Facts: our children are glued to their screens. As parents, we see this, we know this, and at times...

Dr. Liz Matheis
smiling woman in a wheelchair on the streets of a city, holding the American flag spread behind her shoulders. Celebrating National Disability Independence Day.

National Disability Independence Day

Every July 26 in the United States, we recognize National Disability Independence Day. This annual...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
multigenerational family at home. Black grandmother in wheelchair talking with two toddler granddaughters who are sitting on their mother's lap. Sandwich generation.

What is the Sandwich Generation?

The term “sandwich generation” refers to middle-aged adults, ranging from their 30s-60s,...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Adult daughter with aging father. Daughter is hugging her father with her face pressed against his, while the older heavyset father smiles happily into the camera

How to Negotiate With Resistant Aging Parents

You’ve reached a standstill with your mother and father, who are in their late 80s. You think they...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
helping your empathetic child manage big feelings. mother comforting son with his head in his hands.

Helping Your Empathic Child Manage Big Feelings

I don’t know about you, but in my house, my children and I feel BIG. As an empath who has 3...

Dr. Liz Matheis
mom guilt. silhouette of a depressed mom struggling with guilt.

What’s Behind Mom-Guilt?

What’s Behind Mom Guilt? Mom Guilt. Ugh. It comes with the territory of being a mom. But why? Why...

Dr. Liz Matheis
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