Thursday, August 28, 2014

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Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey, Health Guide

Freelance health writer

Should You Use Antibacterial Soaps?

If you look at the hand soap, shower gels, laundry detergent and other cleaning products you have in your home, how many say they are antibacterial?   Chances are that you have quite a few antibacterial products in your home; after all, these products make up a billion dollar a year industry according to CBS News.  These products,... Read moreChevron
posted 08/27/2014, comments (0)|
Cyndi Jordan

Cyndi Jordan, Health Guide

Patient Advocate and Migraineur

Are You a Striver, a Survivor, or a Thriver?

Hello! Since I'm new to the HealthCentral migraine community, it seems appropriate to introduce myself before writing other blog posts as a health guide. So, here goes. :-)   Some of my earliest memories as a child were of that growing sense of trepidation as every sound grew louder, every smell more intense and every light brighter. As the... Read moreChevron
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Going Back to School without Back Pain

Millions of children are heading back to school now, and nearly one quarter of these young people have low back pain. How can someone so young already be experiencing pain? Children are at risk for back pain if there is a family history of back pain. Girls are at higher risk than boys. Although family history and gender are not risks that can be... Read moreChevron
posted 08/23/2014, comments (0)|

RA, Physical Trauma, and Healing

I still remember the date and time of my injury.  It was April 2nd, at 4:30 in the morning.  I had awakened and was making my way downstairs for some pain medication.   I didn’t switch on the light.  I didn’t give myself a moment to clear my head.  I was half sleep-walking down the stairs that lead from my... Read moreChevron
posted 08/19/2014, comments (0)|
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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