Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Health Guides

Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

The Month Ahead: RA and Pain Awareness

Does your rheumatoid arthritis (RA) give you chronic pain? How much does it affect your life, your work, and your relationships? Are you coping well? Do the people in your life understand what you’re going through?   September is Pain Awareness Month. It gives all of us who live with chronic pain the opportunity to show the rest of... Read moreChevron
posted 09/01/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Fitness in Focus: The Balance Challenge

Everyone is programmed to survive. We have a “fight or flight” instinct that is capable of extraordinary feats of death-defiance. We also have a primal instinct to maintain balance because falling down is not a good option when running from a lion. Capitalizing on the basic reflexes that maintain balance is an excellent way to tone... Read moreChevron
posted 08/31/2014, comments (0)|
Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D., Health Guide

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

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)|
John Bottrell

John Bottrell, Health Pro

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)|