Thursday, February 26, 2015

Health Guides

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: Hash Brown Potato Cakes

Reflux Friendly Cooking is a weekly feature that will be full of quick and easy food ideas that are acid reflux friendly and can be easily modified to meet the needs of everyone in your family! Each week I’ll provide a simple menu that is designed for easy digestion. I’ll also give you suggestions on how to modify the same recipe... Read moreChevron

posted 02/26/2015, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

A Beginner’s Guide to RA: Coping with Fear of Needles

This post may contain triggers for those who have needle phobias.


Blood tests. Steroid shots. Injections with DMARDs and Biologics. Infusions. Self-injectors.


There is no getting around it. When you have RA, you will get in close contact with needles and syringes. While a small minority might... Read moreChevron

posted 02/25/2015, comments (0)|
John Bottrell

John Bottrell, Health Pro

A Registered Respiratory Therapist and asthmatic

What is the Asthma Syndrome

To the advantage of every asthmatic, researchers continue to fine tune the definition of asthma.  Now, rather than describing it as a disease that affects all victims the same, many asthma experts say it is a syndrome.  So... Read moreChevron
posted 02/25/2015, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

Nutritionist & Caregiver

Chex Mix Recipe Redux

Like Chex Mix?  Many people enjoy this yummy treat for school parties, movie nights or even snack time.  Instead of buying a processed, overly sugared version try this quick recipe! 


I adapted this recipe because my kids love Chex Mix but the store bought stuff is full of processed junk that I don't want them... Read moreChevron

posted 02/23/2015, comments (0)|
Celeste Cooper

Celeste Cooper, Health Pro

Chronic pain patient, educator,and advocate

A Personal Account of Chronic Pain: What If

Getting personal


I am sure we can all relate to the temptation of giving in to dread. Yes, there you have it, I am human, I will make mistakes, and I deal with all the same things others who live with chronic pain encounter. I feel it is important to know we are not alone when facing decisions, and I wanted... Read moreChevron