Thursday, October 02, 2014

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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

The Month Ahead: Breast Cancer Screening and RA Advocacy

RA can give you blinders. When you live with this disease, it can be difficult to look up and see more than the immediate issue of stiffness, pain, and treatment. This “diagnosis blindness” can also affect your medical team, leading to gaps in your care. This month on HealthCentral’s RA site, we’re focusing on issues... Read moreChevron

posted 10/01/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey, Health Guide

Freelance health writer

When Skin Lesions Have Pain or Itch

You know the warning signs of skin cancer. You know to use the ABCDE method to know whether a lesion should be looked at by your dermatologist. But do you also pay attention to whether there is pain and itching? According to... Read moreChevron

posted 10/01/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Massage Therapy improves Muscle Pain after Exercise

Tough workouts can leave you sore for days afterwards, so sore that walking, dressing and sleeping become difficult to do. Even the professional athletes cannot avoid the muscle pain that comes after strenuous physical exertion. But everyone can ease the discomfort with massage therapy.


Physical exertion causes muscle... Read moreChevron

posted 09/27/2014, comments (0)|

RA Living: Maintaining Your Joy

I am sitting on my front porch drinking my first cup of coffee this morning.  The air is fresh with a slight chill.  Nothing like drinking hot, steaming coffee on a beautiful fall morning.

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Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

A specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Frequently Asked Questions about Noisy Joints

Crack, snap and pop; are those familiar sounds that you hear when you bend your knee, turn your head or move your arm? Noisy joints can be very distressing, especially when you are uncertain about the cause or the prognosis for these sounds. Hopefully these answers to the frequently asked questions regarding noisy joints will set your mind at... Read moreChevron

posted 08/13/2014, comments (0)|

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