Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

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

Negotiate for Your Diabetes Drugs

Like most of us, my health insurance covers some of the cost of medications. But because I don’t need any diabetes medication and am in good health, I use few prescription drugs and don’t come close to reaching my deductible. So I pay the whole cost out of my pocket for the few medications that I get from time to time.... Read moreChevron
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

A specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

10 Exercises You and I Cannot Live Without

To exercise is to make up for the lack of physical activity in your life. To exercise is to care about the health of your body. To exercise is to be selfish for just a brief moment in the day. Yes, it is okay to selfishly carve out time in your life, put everything else on hold and just go for a run or a walk or go to the gym. These are the... Read moreChevron
posted 07/15/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

Bladder Dysfunction and MS: Always Test for Infection Before Using Steroids

Living with multiple sclerosis for more than 9 years now, I’ve come to be able to ‘read’ my disease fairly well.  I can predict when symptoms may act up, such as during the summer heat and humidity, and I usually know when I should call the doctor.  Earlier this spring, however, I completely misread my symptoms.... Read moreChevron
posted 07/11/2014, comments (0)|

Maryee, Health Guide

I am in my mid-40s, have kids, work full-time, & manage our home.

Benefits of Uphill Running

Running has many health benefits that extend beyond the realm of physical fitness. Running helps to prevent disease, improve your health, stimulate weight loss, relieve stress, and lift your spirits. And apparently, when you incorporate hill work in your runs -- whether running outside or using the incline button on a treadmill, you will realize... Read moreChevron
posted 07/11/2014, comments (0)|
Dr. Cindy Haines

Dr. Cindy Haines, Health Guide

Fitness Expert

Vitamin D Is Having a Moment

Vitamin D is having a moment. Actually, it's been having a moment for quite a while now. As such, questions are emerging, as they tend to do with "medical miracle" darlings. One question I hear keeps coming up is about the appropriate dosing of vitamin D. Should everyone be taking it and, if so, at what dose?   There have been reams of... Read moreChevron
posted 06/16/2014, comments (0)|

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