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Charity honours blood donor dog A Staffordshire bull terrier has won the RSPCA’s Service Animal Award in its 2019 Honours List.

The 2019 International ECD Global Alliance Patient and Family Gathering will be an opportunity for patients and their families to learn about current medical research, new treatments, patient studies, ECDGA initiatives and other topics of interest while enjoying fellowship among the ECD community.

Just like humans require blood transfusions for some medical procedures, so do dogs. The NAIT animal health clinic collects blood for the Canadian Animal Blood Bank, which is based in Winnipeg.

The NORD Rare Disease Video Library houses educational videos on rare diseases for patients, caregivers, students, professionals and the public. NORD works with medical experts and patient organizations to develop the videos, which are made possible by individual donations, educational grants and corporate sponsorship. NORD is solely responsible for the content.

Whether its on ourselves or on camping companions, most of us are familiar with the red, itchy rash caused by touching poison ivy. The culprit behind that ...

It’s not just a month to celebrate Dad’s day. It’s a month to celebrate men’s health. Do you know a man who never gets sick? Who is invincible? Who thinks he can beat back any ailment through sheer force of will? Maybe it’s a husband, son or brother. Or maybe it’s you? Men are notorious ...

A Clearwater, Florida man started giving blood when he was a teenager. He's up to 100 gallons and blood bank officials say he's likely helped hundreds

Blooming spring flowers signal the beginning of spring, but for millions of people, they also signal the onset of the misery: allergy and asthma season. ...

Vaping when you have asthma can exacerbate your asthma symptoms and may cause other side effects. If you are vaping to help you quit smoking, it could be a better alternative.

Billy Ellsworth, who has been battling Duchenne muscular dystrophy, beat the odds and had the chance to enjoy graduation with his classmates.

When Jacob Ingham's grandparents were involved in a serious car crash last year, he decided it was time to motivate others to roll up their sleeves to help save lives.

Chipotle's Nurse Appreciation Day 2019 is Tuesday, June 4. Show nurse ID, and you can get a free Chipotle burrito, bowl, or other entree.

PANAMA CITY — Michelle Morris had to travel far away to a hospital in another county six years ago so her then unborn son could get specialized

Join NORD this June in Houston, TX for a very special gathering! The 2019 Living Rare, Living Stronger NORD Patient & Family Forum will bring the rare community together with physicians, medical students, and allied health professionals for a program of learning, sharing and connection – in an atmosphere of support and understanding – plus fun! Rare Read more >

The cases of people living with hepatitis C have reached such staggering numbers that the CDC is calling it a “silent epidemic.” They report a 150 percent increase in new cases in recent year — but that’s not the most concerning number. At least 50 percent of people living with hepatitis C don’t even know ...

Crohn’s disease is a complex medical condition that results in inflammation of your digestive tract, often producing severe, painful symptoms. Luckily, the gastroenterologists at Digestive Medicine Associates offer a wide range of services for gastrointestinal problems, including Crohn’s

Anyone Can Help Others With These 9 Simple Ways I am sure we can all agree that it is often better to give than to receive. In fact, a study from the

All U.S. and international researchers are encouraged to apply by the initial application deadline of June 18, 2019 Washington, DC, April 30, 2019 – The National Organization for Rare Disorders® (NORD), the leading independent nonprofit organization representing the 25-30 million Americans living with rare diseases, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its Rare Disease Research Read more >

Nurses Appreciation Week is May 6-12! National Nurses Week isn't the only time to thank the nursing field! From Chick fil a to Cinnabon, Chipotle and more!

Even though asthma is common in the United States, there are many misconceptions about the respiratory disease, an allergy/immunology expert says.

7 Tips for Dealing With Indigestion
Suffering from indigestion? Most people have indigestion at some point in their lives. Indigestion, also called dyspepsia, is defined as a persistent or recurrent pain or discomfort in the upper abdomen. The symptoms of indigestion can include abdominal pain, gas

Thanks to unseasonably warm, wet weather seen across the country, tick season will be especially tough this year, health experts say. With record levels of Lyme disease and a new type of tick spotted across the United States, it’s important to understand and prevent tick bites.

Patients with sickle-cell anemia develop fewer bad reactions to blood from people who are close genetic matches. This means a need for more black blood donors.

The box filled with memorabilia plays songs that are personal to the person with dementia. Steve Garrity, 82, of Bristol, hasn't spoken to his wife, Monica, 74, for five years.