Thursday, November 27, 2014

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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

A Beginner’s Guide to RA: DMARDs

This is the second post in a series on rheumatoid arthritis (RA) medications: what they are, why we take them, and how to manage common side effects. The first post was about NSAIDs, which treat symptoms of inflammation and pain. Today, I’ll... Read moreChevron

posted 11/26/2014, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Eczema: Conquering the Itch-Scratch Cycle in Atopic Dermatitis

 

Itching in multiple areas of the skin at the same time can drive patients and parents nuts. Eczema is a skin condition (dermatitis) that can occur in children and adults but often starts at a very young age. Males and females are almost equally affected, with the condition marked by a cycle of... Read moreChevron

posted 11/17/2014, comments (0)|
Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

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Living with Asthma

Learning More About COPD Can Help You Breathe Better

Did you know that COPD is the third leading cause of death in the United States now? And that despite that fact, millions of people have never even heard of COPD or understand what it is? That's right, 1 out of every 3 Americans remain unaware of... Read moreChevron

posted 11/10/2014, comments (0)|
Maryee

Maryee, Health Guide

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I am in my mid-40s, have kids, work full-time, & manage our home.

Addictive Additives in Food

We have a tremendous obesity problem in our country today, with one in every three adults being either overweight or obese. It seems odd to me that no other generation in our lifetime faced this in such incredible numbers. There has to be something to this that has come about in recent decades. It makes me think that with the introduction of... Read moreChevron

posted 07/28/2014, comments (0)|
Ellen Schnakenberg

Ellen Schnakenberg, Health Guide

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Patient educator and advocate

Migraine and Headache Awareness Blog Challenge 22 - Watching Over Me

Migraine and my other comorbid conditions such as Sjogren’s syndrome, lupus, dystonia and spinal disease, make it difficult for me to do the... Read moreChevron

posted 06/22/2014, comments (0)|