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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

A Beginner’s Guide to RA: DMARDs

This is the second post in a series on rheumatoid arthritis (RA) medications: what they are, why we take them, and how to manage common side effects. The first post was about NSAIDs, which treat symptoms of inflammation and pain. Today, I’ll... Read moreChevron

posted 11/26/2014, comments (0)|
Pam Flores

Pam Flores, Health Guide

Patient Blogger, wife, advocate, and caregiver

Top Ten Osteoporosis Terms

The following are the top ten osteoporosis terms to help you navigate your recent osteoporosis diagnosis.


Bone mass

Our bones contain minerals that make them dense; bone mass is the amount of mineral content in your bones that is measured during a Read moreChevron

PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel, Health Guide

Author, breast cancer survivor

10 Things to Be Thankful For When You Have Cancer

Thankful – for cancer? While some scattered survivors are happy to have had cancer (me among them), most don’t connect thankfulness with a deadly disease. Still, as Thanksgiving rolls around again (with the holiday frenzy right behind), I’d like to remind you that, despite cancer, there are still things in your life... Read moreChevron

Phyllis Johnson

Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Survivor

Project LEAD: Learning about Breast Cancer

Were you a student who said, “Why do I need to know about DNA?  When will I ever use math?”  I was.  I had no plans for a career in math or science.  Struggling through genetics and equations seemed pointless.  I was proven right in most of my adult life.  Remembering that genetics stuff was handy when... Read moreChevron

posted 11/19/2014, comments (0)|

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