Living With Chronic Disease

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

The most important thing you can do to prevent lung cancer is to not start smoking, or to quit if you smoke.

National ADHD Awareness Month

People with ADHD may have trouble paying attention, controlling impulsive behaviors (may act without thinking about what the result will be), or be overly active.

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women.

World Alzheimer’s Month

Although scientists are learning more every day, right now, they still do not know what causes Alzheimer’s disease.

Aphasia Awareness Month

Aphasia is a disorder that results from damage to portions of the brain that are responsible for language.

Be Informed about Colorectal Cancer

Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. When cancer starts in the colon or rectum, it is called colorectal cancer. Sometimes it is called colon cancer, for short.

COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, refers to a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related problems.

Arthritis

Find basic statistics about arthritis, such as prevalence, disabilities and limitations, quality of life, and costs.

Living with Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease in which blood sugar (glucose) levels in your body are too high. Diabetes can cause serious health problems, including heart attack or stroke, blindness, problems during pregnancy, and kidney failure.