Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Health Guides

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D., Health Guide

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Author and parent and expert on the impact of disease on families

Reflux Friendly Cooking: Bacon Wrapped Shrimp over Rice

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp over Rice. My son recently ordered this appetizer at a restaurant and had it for his main course. It can really be used as an appetizer or a main dish. Using low fat turkey bacon in this recipe is a great reflux-friendly choice and grilling the shrimp keeps them from drying out. With the availability of instant rice, you will... Read moreChevron
posted 08/27/2014, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Resources and Tools: Teaching Your Child About Asthma

There are many things you worry about when your child is diagnosed with asthma.  It's so much different than an adult because most children under 12 can't completely articulate what they are feeling.  So, one of the first steps in good asthma control (and alleviating some of your worry) is to help your child describe what they are... Read moreChevron
posted 08/25/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Going Back to School without Back Pain

Millions of children are heading back to school now, and nearly one quarter of these young people have low back pain. How can someone so young already be experiencing pain? Children are at risk for back pain if there is a family history of back pain. Girls are at higher risk than boys. Although family history and gender are not risks that can be... Read moreChevron
posted 08/23/2014, comments (0)|
John Bottrell

John Bottrell, Health Pro

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A Registered Respiratory Therapist and asthmatic

What COPD Patients Should Expect From an ER Visit

Sometimes people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) delay a needed trip to an emergency room due to fear of the unknown. To ease this fear, I’ve decided to take you on a journey through a typical emergency room, introducing you to all the people you may meet along the way. Ready? Let’s go!   Emergency... Read moreChevron
posted 08/08/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

The Month Ahead: Stigma Contest and Living Your Life with RA

Wow! Over several weeks in June and July, the community sent in some incredible submissions in the HealthCentral anti-stigma photo contest. I’d encourage you to pop over to the contest page to see some truly inspirational stories of persevering with chronic illness. While you’re there, why not vote for your favorite? You can help that... Read moreChevron
posted 08/04/2014, comments (0)|