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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Making the Functional Beautiful: Cutlery for Arthritis Hands

Adapting to living with rheumatoid arthritis involves many challenges. One of these challenges is starting to use adaptive products. For many, it can be very difficult. This often has a lot to do with the way adaptive products look: institutional, medical, clunky. Ugly. But what if adaptive products were beautiful, as well as... Read moreChevron

Celeste Cooper

Celeste Cooper, Health Pro

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Chronic pain patient, educator,and advocate

Treatment Options for Foot Pain: How to Care for Our Feet

In the first segment, we covered what things could be causing our feet to hurt. In the last segment we covered symptoms and how to report them to our... Read moreChevron

posted 04/20/2015, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

How to Reduce Your Exposure to Pollen

There’s so much to love about the spring season. The warmer weather, brighter mornings and evenings, and longer days. They all seem to make life so much better. But for more than 50 million Americans, spring can be a double-edged sword. Spring marks the beginning of pollen season, and depending on where you live and your local weather... Read moreChevron

posted 04/17/2015, comments (0)|
Jay Motola

Jay Motola, Health Pro

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Urologist

Minimally Invasive Therapy for Prostate Enlargement

Many men in their late 50s begin to have difficulties related to the urge to urinate frequently, having the need to urinate many times overnight, and possibly not getting to the bathroom in time and experiencing incontinence. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is what these patients most likely suffer from.

 

Beginning in the... Read moreChevron

posted 04/15/2015, comments (0)|
Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

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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... Read moreChevron

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

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