Preventing Fentanyl Overdose and Death: Harm Reduction Strategies, the Life-Saving Medication Every Parent Should Have, and Organizations to Support

In 2021, more than 107,000 individuals died of a drug overdose, 67% of which involved fentanyl, a drug that’s 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). What’s even more alarming about fentanyl is that many users are unaware they’re taking it. Most deaths occur […]

Doctor Advocates for People to Give Blood Through a Nationwide Initiative: Award Sponsor Fresenius Kabi Honors 2022 Red Cross Blood Services Hero

Dr. Michael A. McGee, M.D., M.P.H. of Crown Point, Indiana is not only an emergency room physician and CEO of Chicago’s first Black-owned urgent care clinic, Premier Urgent Care — he is also the 2022 Red Cross Blood Services Hero Award recipient. During the fall of 2021, Dr. McGee partnered with the Red Cross and […]

Where to Travel in 2023: 6 of the Best Places to Visit This Year

Whether you’re looking to wander the streets of a new city exploring buzzy restaurants, bars and shops, or if you’re looking for an island getaway to escape from your daily routine, here are Better’s top picks for destinations both near and far to visit this year. Wherever you travel, consider how you can give back […]

New and Renewed: Vibrant Oahu Beckons Visitors

Experienced travelers to Hawaii often surf past Waikiki and the rest of Oahu in search of seemingly more “authentic” experiences in the outer islands. But doing that means missing out on an exciting wave of innovations and renovations around the isle, including memorable meals, intriguing ways to explore Hawaiian culture and history and beautifully transformed […]

Travel with Purpose: 10 Perfect Getaways for an Active Family Vacation

Grandpa wants to play golf, the cousins want to swim and you want to go for a scenic 40-mile bike ride — so how do you decide where to go for this year’s family vacation? From South Carolina to Alaska and Hawaii and everywhere in between, these resorts and adventures cater to active, multigenerational families, offering something […]

5 Ways to Save Money on Travel in 2021

After a year of unprecedented restrictions, and despite the rise of the delta variant, people have been taking to the skies and roads in droves. Pent-up demand has people within the United States clamoring for a vacation and the opportunity to make up for missed holiday time with family and friends last year. But that […]