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Merely Me

Merely Me, Health Guide

I am a mom to a son who has chronic skin allergies and eczema

Eczema Questions? A Dermatologist Answers

Each month on Health Central’s skin care site, we select one member question to ask of our consulting dermatologist, Dr. Lawrence Green, a practicing dermatologist and Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine. This week we are going to ask Dr. Green about eczema, a common skin... Read moreChevron
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Merely Me

Merely Me, Health Guide

Freelance Writer who suffers from Anxiety and Depression

Birth Control and Politics: The Power of the Pill at the Polls

Okay so we know that abortion is a divisive topic among politicians and voters. There is no surprise about that. But birth control? Really? Is it just me or is the recent political hullabaloo over health care and contraception a bit of a shock? Just when I think people are going to come to their senses and focus on job growth someone throws a... Read moreChevron
Dr. Kantor

Dr. Kantor, Health Guide


Who Is at Risk for PML?

While PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy) sounds scary, advances are being made in its diagnosis and treatment. The first question is: who is at risk to get PML? The JC virus that causes PML is a common virus that many of us have had since childhood without even knowing it. Most people (with healthy immune systems) don't develop PML... Read moreChevron
Dr. Zachary Ward

Dr. Zachary Ward, Health Guide

I am a father of four, an amateur chef, and an Upper Cervical Chiropractor. I bring open ears and a different perspective.

Professional Football and Traumatic Brain Injury Changing the Way We Think of MS

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) doesn't sound like a hidden health problem. The name alone gives us vivid images of war explosions, head wounds, and extended hospital stays. But a long-brewing discussion about concussion in the National Football League (NFL) is raising awareness that TBI isn't always as obvious as we imagine.   75 former NFL... Read moreChevron
My Odd Sock

My Odd Sock, Health Guide

Living with MS since 1996

Alternative MS Treatments:The Buzz About Bees

Apitherapy.  Bee stings.  Bee Venom therapy.  Call it what you want.  Some even call it "crazy!" Truth is, many patients with multiple sclerosis have tried bee stings to gain control of their illness.  I, for one, have been getting stung since 2002. This Odd Sock doesn't use apitherapy to "cure" my disease (unfortunately... Read moreChevron

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