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by Jennifer Lessinger,  Patient Empowerment Network A New Patient Empowerment Course from PEN Empowered patients who are well-informed and take an active role in their care tend to have better health outcomes. With telehealth, patient portals, and research and treatment information all online, access to the internet...

Individuals in the United States are not prepared for costs associated with aging and long-term care. Long-term care insurance helps cover the costs of care when an individual who has a chronic medical condition, a disability, or a disorder such as Alzheimer's disease. Long term care...

CaringBridge was born online in 1997 after my friends JoAnn and Darrin had a premature baby named Brighid. That first website allowed Brighid’s family to communicate with loved ones by posting regular journal entries about their health journey. Family members and friends responded with messages...

Is it possible to be prepared for a cancer diagnosis? Even with the best doctors using the latest research to help, life becomes more complicated. There are the obvious lifestyle complications, like appointments to get to, prescriptions to be filled, and symptoms to be monitored--the things that...