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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

The Month Ahead: Growing Up with Juvenile Arthritis

You know very well what a struggle rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be. The pain, the fatigue, the nausea, taking medications, seeing doctors, getting multiple injections. Now imagine being a child with that experience.

 

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. Here on HealthCentral`s RA site, we believe strongly in doing... Read moreChevron

posted 07/02/2015, comments (0)|
David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

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Medical Journalist Living with Diabetes and Author of Fitness and Photography for Fun, www.mendosa.com/fitnessblog

Should This Debated Therapy Be The Go-To Cure For Chronic Foot Ulcers?

Medicine has used hyperbaric oxygen therapy, or HBOT, for more than 40 years and we still don’t know if it works and for what conditions. Many doctors are using it to cure chronic diabetic foot ulcers that otherwise often lead to amputation. Since these Read moreChevron

posted 06/30/2015, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Is Arthroscopic Surgery Worth the Risk for Mild Osteoarthritis of the Knee?

Mild osteoarthritis of the knee is often more than just a nuisance; and yet, the condition is not severe enough to warrant a total knee replacement.  For years, orthopedic surgeons have been offering to “clean up” the mildly arthritic knee with arthroscopic surgery.  But is knee debridement using Read moreChevron

posted 06/29/2015, comments (0)|
Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Health Guide

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Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

30 Things About My Life With Migraine

Migraine & Headache AwarenessOne of the most important principles behind Migraine and Headache Awareness Month (MHAM) is sharing. Through that... Read moreChevron

Celeste Cooper, RN

Celeste Cooper, RN, Health Pro

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Author, educator, patient and advocate

All About the Stanford Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

“Chronic Pain Self-Management, Stanford Program (Stanford CPSMP), offers tips, techniques, and tools for everyone regardless of ability/pain level. We face choices every day; some are basic choices, such as whether we get up or stay in bed. We also make a choice to be an active manager or passive manager of our condition. I KNOW the... Read moreChevron

posted 06/23/2015, comments (0)|

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