Supporting Someone with Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a challenging brain disorder that affects how a person acts, thinks, and sees the world. It often makes it difficult to think clearly, regulate emotions, distinguish reality, and relate to others. If you have a loved one with schizophrenia, supporting them can make a huge difference by helping them find the right treatment, …

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Schizophrenia – Myths and Misconception

Mental health disorders typically have certain stigmas surrounding them. Schizophrenia is no exception, with movies and TV shows amplifying stereotypes. Fact and fiction weave amongst the blurred lines, and many people wonder if it will ever change. It’s common for people not to know they have schizophrenia due to all the myths and misconceptions. In …

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Healthy Habits Every Senior Should Have

A lot of changes come with getting older. To age healthily, there are habits every senior should have. Here are some ways you can maintain a healthy life over 60 and beyond. Diet Our digestive system slows down as we age. Understandably, high-fiber foods become vital. Examples are whole-grain breads, cereals, beans, unsalted nuts, and …

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Giving Back in Your Golden Years

Retirement isn’t just about not working anymore and being able to do what you want. It begins a new chapter in your life as you transition into the new normal. In the end, many end up pondering what their legacy will be for the future. They start getting restless and try to find ways to …

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New Year, Renewed Health at any Age

2020 seemed to last for more than a year and held about that many hardships with the COVID-19 pandemic. Though the fight to end the coronavirus still wages on, 2021 promises hope for everyone. Life is something we learned not to take for granted, and with the new year, renewed health can happen at any …

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Advocate for Alzheimer’s

Upon designation in 1983, the National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month initiative sought to support the less than 2 million people diagnosed at the time in the U.S. Today, the number has grown to more than 5 million Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). By 2050, it is projected to soar to 1 4million and shows no …

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Kidney-friendly Thanksgiving tips, clinical research, kidney disease,

Tips for a Kidney-Friendly Thanksgiving

If you have kidney disease damage, it means your kidneys can’t filter the way they should. Those with this chronic disease are typically on diet restrictions, and many are getting dialysis too. It can be overwhelming to manage everything in a typical week, but it can seem impossible during the holidays. A kidney-friendly Thanksgiving is …

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ALS vs. Parkinson’s Disease

ALS, or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, is commonly referred to as Lou Gerig’s disease. Many individuals with ALS will experience symptoms similar to Parkinson’s disease like tremors, slow movement, and rigidity. While symptoms for these neurodegenerative diseases can be difficult to differentiate at first glance, how the symptoms present and progress are different. ALS attacks motor …

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Woodland Research Northwest Joins the Fight Against COVID-19

As we head into the autumn season, we find there’s a need more than ever for volunteers in the search for a vaccine for COVID-19. Woodland Research Northwest is joining the search for volunteers in Rogers, Arkansas as they begin to conduct clinical trials for COVID-19. Check out this two part interview of Dr. Daniel …

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STUDIES ARE ENROLLING NOW!

DEPRESSION

If you or someone you know is affected by depression, upcoming clinical trials may be an option. Learn more today!

SMOKING

Are you a current smoker? You may qualify for a clinical trial evaluating various heated tobacco products.