Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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Dorian Martin

Dorian Martin, Health Guide

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More Funding Needed to Explore Women's Health Issues

Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of publicity aimed at women to warn them about the symptoms they might experience if they’re having a heart attack. Those symptoms differ tremendously from the signs that men feel when their heart is under siege. So why didn’t we know this before? It’s because early research often focused... Read moreChevron

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Carol Bradley Bursack

Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide

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Author, blogger and eldercare columnist

Will Your Advanced Health Directive Help You In An Emergency?

You’ve had an advanced health directive, often called a living will, drawn up along with your other legal documents. This vital document tells medical people how you should be treated if you can’t speak for yourself. It also names a health proxy to speak for you. This advanced directive is also included in a Power Of Attorney for... Read moreChevron

posted 09/29/2014, comments (0)|
Christine Kennard

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13 Patient Warnings on Safety for Driving with Dementia

Many people with dementia continue to drive following their diagnosis. Research suggests driving continues on average for a further two years. Now a multidisciplinary clinical team from the University of Newcastle in the U.K. have developed a pathway that brings together good clinical practice, appropriate management strategies and, in this... Read moreChevron

Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Work and RA: Know Your Rights

One of the biggest challenges in living with RA is work. The day-to-day grind of a job is the perfect trigger for chronic fatigue and flares. The very nature of work assumes that you feel the same every day and with this disease, that’s very far from reality. Staying in your job isn’t just about you soldiering through with gritted... Read moreChevron

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RA Living: Maintaining Your Joy

I am sitting on my front porch drinking my first cup of coffee this morning.  The air is fresh with a slight chill.  Nothing like drinking hot, steaming coffee on a beautiful fall morning.

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