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Lupus Awareness and its Effects on Women

We have finally made it to May flowers after enduring April’s showers and while we celebrate the beautiful things that May brings, we also want to shed light on a chronic autoimmune disease that affects more men than women: lupus.

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Caregivers’ Mental Health: The Unseen Struggle

Caring for someone with mental illness is a profound act of love and compassion, but it’s also a journey laden with challenges that can take a toll on the caregiver’s mental health. According to the Mayo Clinic, 1 in 3 adults in the United States is an informal or family caregiver. While the focus often remains on the well-being of the individual with mental illness, it’s equally essential to shed light on the silent struggles faced by those who provide care. The effects on the mental health of caregivers are multifaceted and profound, encompassing emotional, physical, and social dimensions. 

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The Silent Threat: Stress’s Impact on Heart Health

April marks Stress Awareness Month, a time dedicated to shedding light on the importance of managing stress for overall well-being. Amid the hustle and bustle of modern life, stress has become an all-too-familiar companion for many. However, its impact reaches far beyond mere mental discomfort, often manifesting in physical health issues, particularly concerning the heart.

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Celebrating Women’s History Month: Honoring the Impact of Women Pioneers in Healthcare

Happy Women’s History Month! Did you know that in 1987, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9, which designated March as Women’s History Month? It is a time when we unite to pay tribute to women worldwide and celebrate their incredible impact on the healthcare industry. For March, AFPSA is highlighting women in the industry who served as advocates, trailblazers, and inspirations for future generations in healthcare. 

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The Uphill Battle of Treating Eating Disorders

An eating disorder according to the National Institute of Mental Health is an illness associated with severe disturbances in people’s eating behaviors and related thoughts and emotions. While eating disorders are often presented in more physical ways, they wreak havoc on someone’s mental health too. While they manifest differently, they all share the common thread of disrupting a person’s life, often leading to severe health consequences if left untreated.

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