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Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey, Health Guide

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Freelance health writer

Sample Letter Requesting Accommodations for Your Child with ADHD

If your child has ADHD, he might be entitled to school and classroom accommodations. However, having a diagnosis of ADHD doesn’t automatically qualify a student for accommodations; symptoms of ADHD must have a negative impact or interfere with your child’s ability to learn. If your child has ADHD, is struggling and you feel... Read moreChevron
posted 09/01/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Fitness in Focus: The Balance Challenge

Everyone is programmed to survive. We have a “fight or flight” instinct that is capable of extraordinary feats of death-defiance. We also have a primal instinct to maintain balance because falling down is not a good option when running from a lion. Capitalizing on the basic reflexes that maintain balance is an excellent way to tone... Read moreChevron
posted 08/31/2014, comments (0)|
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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

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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)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

The Month Ahead: Stigma Contest and Living Your Life with RA

Wow! Over several weeks in June and July, the community sent in some incredible submissions in the HealthCentral anti-stigma photo contest. I’d encourage you to pop over to the contest page to see some truly inspirational stories of persevering with chronic illness. While you’re there, why not vote for your favorite? You can help that... Read moreChevron
posted 08/04/2014, comments (0)|

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