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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

The Month Ahead: Growing Up with Juvenile Arthritis

You know very well what a struggle rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be. The pain, the fatigue, the nausea, taking medications, seeing doctors, getting multiple injections. Now imagine being a child with that experience.

 

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. Here on HealthCentral`s RA site, we believe strongly in doing... Read moreChevron

posted 07/02/2015, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

New Developments: Once Daily Inhalers to Control Asthma

Less is more when it comes to the maintenance of asthma with controller medications. Believe it or not, in the late 1980s, patients were instructed to take controller inhalers (for example Vanceril) four puffs three times daily. Many of them were also on Intal (Cromolyn) two puffs four times daily and theophylline tablets (now rarely... Read moreChevron

Celeste Cooper, RN

Celeste Cooper, RN, Health Pro

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Author, educator, patient and advocate

All About the Stanford Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

“Chronic Pain Self-Management, Stanford Program (Stanford CPSMP), offers tips, techniques, and tools for everyone regardless of ability/pain level. We face choices every day; some are basic choices, such as whether we get up or stay in bed. We also make a choice to be an active manager or passive manager of our condition. I KNOW the... Read moreChevron

posted 06/23/2015, comments (0)|
Jay Motola

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Urologist

Urinary Incontinence….Is it the best of times or the worst of times??

In the historical novel, A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens writes, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief…”   We know that he was referring to the years leading up to the French Revolution, but these words offer great... Read moreChevron

posted 06/16/2015, comments (0)|
Kathi  MacNaughton

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Registered nurse & healthcare writer, living with allergies & asthma.

Eosinophilic Esophagitis - A New Type of Food Allergy

There is a new type of food allergy that people who have asthma and nasal allergies need to be aware of. It's called¬†eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE for short. Experts first identified it 15 or 20 years ago, but the number of people who have it has been... Read moreChevron

posted 03/01/2015, comments (0)|

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