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Dr. Bill Quick

Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro

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Physician who is living with diabetes; editor of www.D-is-for-Diabetes.com

Another Me-Too Diabetes Drug

In the field of pharmaceutical medicine, drugs that are the second in their class of medications are frequently called "me-too" (or "me-two") drugs. But what do you call the third and fourth drugs in the same class? Copycats? Hitchhikers? Wishful thinking?   Well, it's happening again: another diabetes drug has been approved by the FDA, and... Read moreChevron
Jerry Kennard

Jerry Kennard, Health Pro

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Chartered Psychologist

Depression Following a Life Crisis: Ways to Help

A strong association exists between stress and depression and a known trigger for both involves our exposure to life crises. Issues tend to take on greater emotional significance when we are ill prepared for them. A crisis often reflects the fact that the event is something singular, a rare occurrence that we have little background or preparation... Read moreChevron
Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Health Guide

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Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

It’s My Migraine, and I’ll Cry If I Want To!

Usually, I'm fairly good at coping with Migraines. I take my medications and, if I need to, lie down. And that's that. Usually.   In a way, I don't think I'd be as ticked off if my recent period of increased Migraines had been precipitated by an avoidable trigger that I'd taken my chances with. My main trigger lately, however, has been the... Read moreChevron
Christina Bruni

Christina Bruni, Health Guide

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Librarian and Writer

Schizophrenia Symptoms: Anosognosia

This SharePost inaugurates a new series with a focus on schizophrenia symptoms.   Here I will give a detailed analysis of anosognosia, or the lack of awareness that you have an illness (also observed in stroke victims and in bipolar.)  It's one of the hidden symptoms not often talked about, yet is a real symptom, frequently more... Read moreChevron
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Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide

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Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

Score One for Chronic Pain Patients!

Since the FDA approved Zohydro ER last October, there has been a storm of controversy. Zohydro ER is an extended-release version of the opioid pain reliever hydrocodone.   On the Plus Side   Zohydro ER provides three potential benefits previously unavailable to pain patients in the U.S. It is the first single-entity form of... Read moreChevron
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