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Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Opioid Refuges Struggle to Find Help

Recently, a man called with a sound of desperation in his voice. He was very concerned about his 72 year old wife that was just told that her doctor will be leaving the country. This doctor had been prescribing opioids to her for years in order to treat a painful condition. The amount of opioids was staggering: 1200 per month of 30mg Oxycodone... Read moreChevron

posted 10/25/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

What You Need to Know about RA and Vaccinations

People who live with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have approximately double the risk of infection compared to the general population. This is partly due to the fact that many of us take immunosuppressant medications, such as methotrexate and the... Read moreChevron

PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel, Health Guide

Author, breast cancer survivor

Early Detection Saves Lives: Do You Have a Plan?

According to the American Cancer Society, the 5-year survival rate for women diagnosed with early breast cancer is upwards of 99%. How can you ensure you’ll find any potential breast cancer early, before it spreads? Make an early detection plan, and stick with it.  


Breast cancer. It’s the disease... Read moreChevron

Christina Bruni

Christina Bruni, Health Guide

Librarian and Writer

Healthy Autumn Recipes 2014

This season's recipes are easy to make and one of them takes only 25 minutes total in a hot oven.  I like the fall because winter squash are in season and these vegetables are some of the tastiest and healthful options.  You might as I do be able to make a meal solely out of one of these recipes.  If you're at home in the daytime... Read moreChevron

posted 10/21/2014, comments (0)|
Pam Flores

Pam Flores, Health Guide

Patient Blogger, wife, advocate, and caregiver

New Drug - Odanacatib - For the Treatment of Osteoporosis

At one time, bisphosphonates were the gold standard for osteoporosis treatment, but these medications come with a lot of restrictions and gastrointestinal and esophageal issues that some people just can’t handle due to the damage they can cause.  In addition to these side effects are the more serious ones like renal damage and... Read moreChevron

posted 10/08/2014, comments (0)|

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