Saturday, February 28, 2015

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Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

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

Strategies for Dealing with COPD Flare-ups

When you have COPD, it is important to understand that sooner or later you are going to experience a COPD flare-up. Knowing how to recognize it is happening and what to do when it... Read moreChevron

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

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

The Month Ahead: Taking Care of Yourself with RA

We are having yet another “interesting” winter. In my neck of the woods (Toronto, Canada), it has been 37 days since the temperatures were above freezing. That’s a really long time of being cold without a break. Much of the rest of North America has also been seeing some extremely wintry weather, Boston being one of the... Read moreChevron

posted 02/26/2015, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Flu Syndrome and Measles: It’s Not All About You

Measles dominates the headlines as flu season chugs along with death rates above the epidemic threshold (according to the Centers for Disease Control- CDC). Ironically, measles was declared eliminated in America only 15 years ago, but last year there were over 600 cases reported in the United States. From January to mid-February this... Read moreChevron

posted 02/18/2015, comments (0)|
Celeste Cooper

Celeste Cooper, Health Pro

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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

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)|