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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

A Beginner’s Guide to RA: NSAIDs

Once you get a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the next thing that happens is usually that the doctor gives you a prescription for one or more medications. This can feel quite intimidating — what do the medications do? What about side effects? And wouldn’t it be better to not take pills? This is the first of a three-part... Read moreChevron

posted 10/29/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

How often do you prepare your meals at home?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US. Every year, 720,000 American’s have a heart attack. Every year, about 600,000 people in the US die due to Read moreChevron

posted 10/28/2014, comments (0)|
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)|
Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

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Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

Google Gets into Diabetes Care with Smart Contact Lens

 

Earlier this week, the news that was catching everyone’s attention was Google’s announcement that it had a new licensing deal with Novartis to bring its smart contact lens to the market. Among... Read moreChevron

Melanie Thomassian

Melanie Thomassian, Health Pro

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Dietitian

Detox Diets: Are They A Good Idea?

With the start of 2012, you may have made a pledge to shed the extra pounds you've gain over the last year.

Recently, I've heard a lot of people saying they intend to go on a "detox diet," as soon as the New Year begins.

But, is that a wise move?

For the most part, the only thing detox products help you to... Read moreChevron

posted 12/31/2011, comments (0)|

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