National Kidney Month

Today, kidney disease affects more than 26 million Americans and is the ninth-leading cause of death in the United States. According to the National Kidney Foundation, one in three Americans have an increased risk for kidney disease due to common health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure or a family history of kidney failure. And there are more than 95,000 Americans who are currently waiting for a kidney transplant, hoping for a second chance at a healthy life.

New medicines offer hope for patients living with MS

March is National MS Education and Awareness Month.

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), know this: you are not alone, and there is hope. Patients with MS are part of the estimated 50 million Americans affected by neurological disorders – conditions of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These debilitating, and often chronic conditions do not always have an approved treatment, and many are in need of newer, more effective medicines. 

How healthy is your heart

February is American Heart Month – the perfect time to take a pulse on your heart health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, taking the lives of one in three Americans. However, there are simple, yet important measures you can take to reduce your risk and keep your heart strong.


Maintain a heart-healthy diet

Looking for a free health clinic? PPA® may be able to help

In the past decade, the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) has helped connect nearly 9.5 million uninsured or underinsured Americans to patient assistance programs that provide prescription medicines for free or nearly free.

Tips for a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time for laughter, love and maybe a little indulgence. With countless holiday parties, family gatherings and trays of freshly baked treats, it can be easy to get carried away. While we often focus on those temptations during the holidays, it is also a time when germs and common colds can get the best of us, too.  

The Partnership for Prescription Assistance: A history of caring

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5 Easy Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant, congratulations! These nine months are not only filled with excitement as you wait to meet your baby, they may also be charged with some fear, anxiety and exhaustion. Pregnancy can be hard for some.

And, if you look at the pregnancy section in your local bookstore or library, you will find an overwhelming amount of information and ideas about how to have a healthy pregnancy. From adhering to a strict vegan diet to following a specific workout plan, there is no shortage of advice for the pregnant woman to follow.

Health Coverage Resources in Spanish

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