Tuesday, May 05, 2015

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Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders

Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders, Health Guide

Under Minding Our Elders, Carol is an author, blogger and columnist on aging and caregiving support.

Hospital Compare Joins Nursing Home Compare As Consumer Tool

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently developed a tool that compares hospitals in a way that is similar to their popular Nursing Home Compare. Aptly called Hospital Compare, the tool allows consumers to view... Read moreChevron

posted 04/29/2015, comments (0)|
Marianna Paulson

Marianna Paulson, Health Guide

Marianna has been living with rheumatoid arthritis for 35 years. RA has taught her to be flexible, even when her joints were not.

My Top 10 RA Assistive Devices

“If you were stranded on a desert island, what 10 things would you bring?”


You may have done that activity at school or even had this discussion with friends. Ask this question of someone who has rheumatoid arthritis and their answer could be very different from those who do not have RA.


Are you curious... Read moreChevron

Celeste Cooper

Celeste Cooper, Health Pro

Author, educator, patient and advocate

Treatment Options for Foot Pain: How to Care for Our Feet

In the first segment, we covered what things could be causing our feet to hurt. In the last segment we covered symptoms and how to report them to our doctor. In... Read moreChevron

posted 04/20/2015, comments (0)|

Finding Joy in the Magic of Spring

The stark landscape of winter has given way to the bright colors of Spring.  The grass is once again an inviting dark green.  The migrating birds are back.  They fill the air with sweet songs and add brilliant splashes of red, yellow, blue and purple to the world.  It is Spring.  It is time to examine our lives and participate in this... Read moreChevron

Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

Folic Acid Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis

In the world of rheumatoid arthritis, the subject of folic acid is forever tied to methotrexate. A discussion of one is incomplete without the other. In searching the medical literature for articles related to ‘rheumatoid arthritis and folate (folic acid)’, I discovered that most of the titles of the articles include mention of... Read moreChevron

posted 01/28/2015, comments (0)|

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