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Christine Kennard

Christine Kennard, Health Pro

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Inability to Balance on One Leg May Predict Dementia

Most of us take for granted the ability to get up and down from a chair or go about daily tasks using even if using the most modest activity levels. Yet our inability to do such things can say a lot about our brain health and may even say something about our stroke risk or likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s or vascular... Read moreChevron

John McManamy

John McManamy, Health Guide

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Author and Advocate

The Bipolar Identity Crisis: Is Going With Your Label Ever Useful?

I have written extensively on the issue of identity, here at Health Central. No sense in stopping now …

 

What’s in a name?

 

At a certain point, we rebel against our label. This is not only natural, it is commendable. Since my diagnosis 16 years ago, I have gone from... Read moreChevron

posted 12/20/2014, comments (0)|
HealthGal

HealthGal, Health Guide

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Health and lifestyle journalist;Physician Assistant;HealthCoach;Nutritionist

Ten Tips for a Healthier, Leaner New Year (Start Now)

You can start to follow these recommendations now, or wait till 2015.  Commiting to habit changes now, generally means you are serious about getting healthy and dropping excess weight.  Yes, it is harder to change habits during the holidays, but the payoff means you will be feeling significantly healthier by the time the first of... Read moreChevron

posted 12/17/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Making Plans for the Future with RA

“The future’s so bright, I gotta wear shades.”

 

That’s a line from a terrific song by a group called Timbuk 3. What’s not so terrific is that many people with RA feel that it doesn’t apply to them. How can you plan for... Read moreChevron