Cold Agglutinin Disease

Cold agglutinin disease (CAD) is a rare autoimmune disorder where the immune system mistakenly attacks the body’s own red blood cells, leading to their destruction and causing various symptoms. This article aims to provide a comprehensive yet easily understandable overview of CAD, including its types, causes, symptoms, diagnosis methods, treatment options, and preventive measures. Types Read More >>>>

Autosomal Recessive Hereditary Xerocytosis (ARHX)

Autosomal Recessive Hereditary Xerocytosis (ARHX) is a rare inherited blood disorder that affects red blood cells, leading to their abnormal shape and function. Understanding ARHX, its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment is crucial for managing the condition effectively. Autosomal Recessive Hereditary Xerocytosis (ARHX) is a genetic condition where red blood cells become dehydrated and stiff Read More >>>>

How to Write an Obituary and Deliver a Eulogy

With the passing of a loved one, you may find yourself pondering how to write an obituary or how to deliver a meaningful eulogy. During this already difficult time, it can be especially overwhelming trying to find just the right words to pay tribute to your loved one. We hope this list of tips can Read More >>>>

The true cost of cancer

Cancer has unfortunately touched the lives of almost everyone in the world, whether directly or indirectly. And the number of people continues to grow—the American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that there will be roughly 1.7 million new cancer cases in 2019 alone. A cancer diagnosis undoubtedly puts massive psychological stress on patients and their families. For Read More >>>>

How to Get Help For Paying Unexpected Bills

One unexpected emergency can wreak havoc on your finances, wiping out your savings and leaving you with piles of unpaid bills. Thankfully, there are nonprofit and government programs as well as crowdfunding resources that can help you get back on your feet. For those scrambling, because they need help paying bills now, we’ve compiled the Read More >>>>

Adopting a pet from an animal shelter

There are an estimated 3,500 animal shelters in the United States alone, taking in more than 6 million dogs and cats each year combined. Sadly, less than half of these animals in need ever find a home—but shelters still need funding to support them. The good news is that there are many ways to help shelters, from Read More >>>>

The true cost of mental illness

Mental illness is a widespread issue that affects nearly 53 million individuals. Sadly, less than half of people in need ever receive mental health care. If you or a loved one is struggling with mental health issues, know that there are many resources that provide mental health financial assistance—so you can get back to the Read More >>>>

The cremation process: understanding the basics

The process of pet cremation is relatively new, and many owners are still hesitant about it. People tend to prefer more traditional options like burials simply because they aren’t familiar with all the details of the process. It’s important to understand the steps to cremation before you make the decision. While some details may differ Read More >>>>

Where to donate stimulus checks

Under the CARES Act, the US government has issued one-time cash payments of $1,200 to millions of Americans earning $75,000 or less across the country. While these stimulus checks come as lifelines to many Americans, helping them cover pressing expenses like rent payments and groceries, that’s not the case for all stimulus check recipients. Consequently,  those Read More >>>>

What to include in your disaster survival kit

The best time to prepare for an emergency is when it’s the farthest thing from your mind, advises Jim Judge, a member of the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council and the emergency management director for Volusia County in Florida. Unfortunately, most people put it off until the last minute, or when it’s too late. That’s why Read More >>>>

Tips to Make Money as an Artist

You’ve got passion and grit, a burgeoning portfolio, and you’re more than willing to put in some elbow grease. Now you just need a way to stretch those dollars so there’s food in your belly, and you aren’t falling victim to that old stereotype. Thanks to the hundreds of ways to market yourself on the Read More >>>>

How to Help a Sick Friend

Imagine a close family friend is facing a surprise diagnosis. Feeling overwhelmed, you may be unsure of what to do next. Naturally, you want to be supportive. But there’s no guidebook for how to help a sick friend. It’s important to understand that your friend isn’t defined by their diagnosis. And as a part of Read More >>>>