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Karen Lee Richards

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Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

Score One for Chronic Pain Patients!

Since the FDA approved Zohydro ER last October, there has been a storm of controversy. Zohydro ER is an extended-release version of the opioid pain reliever hydrocodone.   On the Plus Side   Zohydro ER provides three potential benefits previously unavailable to pain patients in the U.S. It is the first single-entity form of... Read moreChevron
posted 04/16/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Do’s and Don’ts to Managing the Skin Reactions to Topical Chemotherapy

Topical chemotherapy is a targeted treatment. It is applied directly to the affected area and side effects are much less severe than traditional chemotherapy. As the topical chemotherapy kills cancer cells, it can also damage surrounding cells, which causes the side effects, such as redness, rash, itching or pain. If you experience side... Read moreChevron
posted 04/15/2014, comments (0)|
Merely Me

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I am a published writer who suffers from depression and MS

In Sickness and In Health

Hi everybody!   I know what you are going to say.  I have not been present here for a couple of weeks.  This is a new thing for me.  Since I began with Health Central in August of 2008 I have been here.  It is a rare thing for me to be away from this site and you.  I miss you all very much.   Not sure why I chose... Read moreChevron
healthgal

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Medical and lifestyle columnist

I Put my Kid on a Diet and in the April Issue of Vogue

Here's the short version: Woman who herself struggled with weight issues, self esteem and body issues raises daughter who is chubby, and who finally gets diagnosed as clinically obese by pediatrician, who tells mother that now she has to get help the child lose weight because the child's weight issue is more serious. Mother tries to accomplish... Read moreChevron
posted 04/02/2012, comments (0)|
Merely Me

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Freelance health writer, caregiver, and patient

Skin Cancer Screenings: Questions and Answers

Each month on Health Central’s Skin Cancer site, we select a member question or topic to explore with our consulting dermatologist, Dr. Lawrence Green, a practicing dermatologist and Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine. This month we are going to be talking about skin cancer... Read moreChevron
posted 03/28/2012, comments (0)|

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