Thursday, October 02, 2014

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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

The Month Ahead: Breast Cancer Screening and RA Advocacy

RA can give you blinders. When you live with this disease, it can be difficult to look up and see more than the immediate issue of stiffness, pain, and treatment. This “diagnosis blindness” can also affect your medical team, leading to gaps in your care. This month on HealthCentral’s RA site, we’re focusing on issues... Read moreChevron

posted 10/01/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Freelance health writer

When Skin Lesions Have Pain or Itch

You know the warning signs of skin cancer. You know to use the ABCDE method to know whether a lesion should be looked at by your dermatologist. But do you also pay attention to whether there is pain and itching? According to... Read moreChevron

posted 10/01/2014, comments (0)|
Carol Bradley Bursack

Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide

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Author, blogger and eldercare columnist

Will Your Advanced Health Directive Help You In An Emergency?

You’ve had an advanced health directive, often called a living will, drawn up along with your other legal documents. This vital document tells medical people how you should be treated if you can’t speak for yourself. It also names a health proxy to speak for you. This advanced directive is also included in a Power Of Attorney for... Read moreChevron

posted 09/29/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Bruni

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Librarian and Writer

National Recovery Month 2014

As National Recovery Month draws to a close I wanted to review a critical book that I recommend all family members read along with Clean, the book I reviewed here last September.

 

Beyond... Read moreChevron

posted 09/29/2014, comments (0)|

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