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Laughter. It’s great to give. It’s even better to enjoy. For those living with various conditions, laughter can act as a much needed release. It’s a coping mechanism – an escape from the often-harsh realities of everyday life. According to the NIH, laughter “has shown physiological, psychological, social, spiritual, and quality-of-life benefits.” At Healthline, we…

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What We’re Reading Now

We’re avid readers here at Healthline, making it our business to stay current on the broader conversations that are happening in our industry—and the world around us. With that in mind, we’ve checked in with five Healthliners to get a pulse on the articles, blog posts, slideshows and books that they have found relevant and…

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You’ve Got This: Empowering the Psoriasis Community

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In the past couple of years, Healthline.com has launched several support communities for people living with HIV/AIDS, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder and other conditions, offering them a place to share their personal journeys and hear from others who are also living with those diseases. The insights shared within these communities have shown to be extremely…

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Portraits of HIV: Six Stories of Survival

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The first case of HIV was reported in 1981. Today, more than 1 million Americans live with the virus – a virus that has no cure. At Healthline, our mission is to make the people of the world healthier through the power of information. We aim to do so by creating accurate, approachable and engaging…

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Healthline Welcomes DiabetesMine

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At Healthline.com, our goal is to deliver health information that educates, engages and inspires people to improve their health. Meaningful, relevant content is the focus of our website, as well as the condition-specific social communities we manage on Facebook. Today, we announced the acquisition of DiabetesMine, a top consumer blog for the diabetes community. Content…

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Gazing into the Crystal Ball: Five Healthcare Predictions for 2015

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In 2014, the Affordable Care Act put a strong stake in the health IT landscape, shifting critical healthcare conversations from simple theory to reality. Today, all healthcare stakeholders – providers, payers and technology vendors – are getting serious about making healthcare delivery more efficient and more effective. Even the big tech players like Apple, Oracle…

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Get Your Votes In – Healthline Kicks Off Best Health Blogs of 2014 Contest Today

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Each year, we recognize and honor the top health blogs of the year with Healthline.com’s annual Best Health Blogs Contest. The contest shines light on those blogs that have really made an impact on their reader community and provided them with valuable information and resources to help them live better, healthier lives. Since its inception, the…

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Healthline Features Launched on New Redesigned MSN Site

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MSN’s newly redesigned Health & Fitness site launched last month with Healthline technology, including Healthline’s Taxonomy (powering MSN’s Symptom Checker and “3D Human Body”) and content such as Healthline’s comprehensive HealthReference Library and visual BodyMaps. Building on Healthline’s existing collaboration with Microsoft, these capabilities invite MSN.com visitors to access and explore information to help them…

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Americans Skip Medical Treatments for Cost Reasons; Give Health Insurance a Failing Grade

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With the 2015 open enrollment season quickly approaching, many Americans are grappling with the plethora of health insurance plan options available to them for the next year. To get a better sense of the current state of healthcare insurance in the U.S, Healthline.com recently conducted a survey among its website visitors to examine consumer opinions…

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Teamwork and Joyful Healthful Living at the Healthline Cornhole Tournament

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Here at Healthline, we take our Core Values seriously. Sometimes that means not taking ourselves seriously at all. For the past two weeks, 32 Healthliners have been participating in the company’s Second Annual Healthline Cornhole (Baggo) Tournament. For anyone who isn’t sure what the game of cornhole is, you’ve probably seen it being played in…

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