Monday, October 20, 2014

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Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Solutions to Foot and Ankle Arthritis

Arthritis of the foot and ankle makes each step painful, each activity difficult and life barely tolerable at times. And when one side starts to hurt, the other side can quickly follow in an avalanche of aches and pains. If you are desperately seeking solutions to your foot and ankle pain, here is a list that may provide you with a fresh new... Read moreChevron

posted 10/16/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

RA and Preventative Health Screening: Breast Health and Mammograms

People who have rheumatoid arthritis (RA) often have gaps in their primary health care. This disease takes up a lot of room and it can lead to both the individual and the doctors to have metaphorical blinders, focusing only on RA. It’s important to take care of the rest of your health, as well, to make sure you stay as healthy as... Read moreChevron

posted 10/16/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey, Health Guide

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Freelance health writer

Chronic Skin Allergy to Metal Can Lead to Skin Cancer

We know that exposure to the sun can damage our skin and cause skin cancer. A recent study also showed that chronic skin allergy to metals in orthopedic implants can also lead to skin cancer.  


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posted 10/15/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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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)|