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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Juvenile Arthritis Then and Now and an Interview with Dr. B

As this July’s Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month comes to an end, I find myself reflecting on how far we’ve come since I was a child fighting the pain and sickness of this disease. Over 300,000 children in the US live with JA. There are many forms of juvenile arthritis (JA) and they affect different parts of the body. I was diagnosed... Read moreChevron
posted 07/30/2014, comments (0)|
Pam Flores

Pam Flores, Health Guide

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Patient Blogger, wife, advocate, and caregiver

Interview With Virginnia on Pregnancy and Lactation Associated Osteoporosis

According to Davey et. al. Pregnancy-and lactation-associated osteoporosis is a rare syndrome of spontaneous fractures occurring in late pregnancy or lactation. Early diagnosis and management is essential, because of the severity of the morbidity associated with these fractures. Prior to therapy, other reversible causes of osteoporosis should be... Read moreChevron
posted 07/30/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Prescription Opioid Drug Use during Pregnancy

Two roads lead to opioid chemical dependency. A person can become chemically dependent if opioids are used continuously to treat chronic pain. Another can become chemically dependent if opioids are being abused continuously. Both roads lead to a point when a person cannot live without the external source of opioid chemicals. At that point, a woman... Read moreChevron
posted 07/29/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Bruni

Christina Bruni, Health Guide

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Librarian and Writer

Schizophrenia News: July 2014

The biological root of schizophrenia is becoming clearer.   Researchers have found this illness is linked to 108 genes.  They used 80,000 genetic samples and it took seven years and the work of 300 scientists from around the world.  The researchers were part of the Schizophrenia Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics... Read moreChevron
posted 07/28/2014, comments (0)|
PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel, Health Guide

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Author, breast cancer survivor

Eating Right: 10 Foods for Healthy Breasts

When you think breast health, you probably think avoiding breast cancer. But there’s more to healthy breasts than simply protecting yourself from cancer. Check out these foods that not only cut your cancer risk, but also build muscle, and help keep your weight down – both key goals for healthy, younger-looking... Read moreChevron
posted 07/27/2014, comments (0)|

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