Thursday, October 23, 2014

Health Guides

Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

What You Need to Know about RA and Vaccinations

People who live with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have approximately double the risk of infection compared to the general population. This is partly due to the fact that many of us take immunosuppressant medications, such as methotrexate and the... Read moreChevron

posted 10/22/2014, comments (0)|
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: Walnut Dainties

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 10/17/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Solutions to Foot and Ankle Arthritis

Arthritis of the foot and ankle makes each step painful, each activity difficult and life barely tolerable at times. And when one side starts to hurt, the other side can quickly follow in an avalanche of aches and pains. If you are desperately seeking solutions to your foot and ankle pain, here is a list that may provide you with a fresh new... Read moreChevron

posted 10/16/2014, comments (0)|
John Bottrell

John Bottrell, Health Pro

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A Registered Respiratory Therapist and asthmatic

Common COPD Co-Morbidities

Helping patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a difficult task in and of itself. Making this task more difficult is the fact that the disease is frequently associated with various co-morbidities.  

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posted 10/10/2014, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Asthma at School: Should Your Child Carry Their Own Asthma Medications?

The Asthma and Allergy Network, Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) held an Asthma Awareness day on Capitol Hill in 2002.  There they heard tragic stories of school children who did not get to their asthma medications in time and died.  In most instances, the medications... Read moreChevron

posted 10/08/2014, comments (0)|