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Postpartum Depression

April 3, 2024

Postpartum depression can place a heavy burden on new mothers. In the midst of caring for a newborn, mothers may experience intense bouts of depression and anxiety, amid an array of other harmful symptoms.

Understanding Precision Medicine

March 21, 2024

Cancer patients have more treatment options than ever. Knowing which treatment provides the best chance at overcoming their disease or minimizing symptoms and side effects during treatment, however, can be a challenge. Precision medicine allows patients and providers to identify more targeted, effective treatments.

Prescription Drug Affordability Boards

February 28, 2024

Lawmakers say that making medications more affordable to patients is a top priority. Yet some policy approaches overlook what matters most to patients and providers—and even make it more difficult for patients to access the treatment they need. One such approach is prescription drug affordability boards.

Understanding High-Deductible Health Plans

December 21, 2023

More than half of Americans were enrolled in a high-deductible health plan as of 2021. As these plans grow more popular, it’s important to understand both the potential risks and the potential benefits, especially for people with chronic conditions like heart disease.

Next Steps to Hepatitis C Elimination

September 20, 2023

For states working to eliminate hepatitis C, acquiring curative medications in bulk is a critical step. But it is only part of a comprehensive elimination strategy. Available medication won't cure people with hepatitis C unless it's coupled with several other important actions.

Comprehensive Treatment for Tardive Dyskinesia

July 24, 2023

Involuntary facial expressions. Difficulty eating, speaking and swallowing. Embarassment. These are common experiences of people who live with a disorder of the nervous system called tardive dyskinesia.

Huntington’s Disease: The Need for a Cure

March 8, 2023

Uncontrollable movements. Memory loss. Personality changes. Difficulty eating and drinking. These are all common experiences for patients with Huntington’s disease, making independent living and interpersonal relationships tremendously difficult.

Understanding IgG4-RD

January 25, 2023

From difficult symptoms to an accurate diagnosis to effective treatment, the rare disease journey is a long one. But despite the challenges patients face, innovation and education are regularly improving lives.