Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Health Guides


HealthGal, Health Guide

Health and lifestyle journalist;Physician Assistant;HealthCoach;Nutritionist

Your Child’s School Lunch –Superstar or Fails the Grade?

There’s been a sweeping effort by the government, led by Michelle Obama, to improve kid’s eating habits.  Vending machine snacks, drinks sold on school premises, and school lunches have all been targeted for a healthy makeover.  But, what about habits in the home?  Specifically, do you make the grade when it comes to the... Read moreChevron
posted 09/02/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey, Health Guide

Freelance health writer

Acral Melanoma Not Caused By Sun Exposure

Acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM) is a rare form of skin cancer. It accounts for only two or three percent of all melanomas. It appears on the palms, soles of the feet, toes or fingers. It usually appears as a flat discoloration but as the cancer progresses it becomes thicker. It follows the ABCDE rule of cancer: asymmetry, border irregularity,... Read moreChevron
posted 09/01/2014, comments (0)|
Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide

Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

Tramadol Now a Schedule IV Drug

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has officially designated tramadol as a Schedule IV substance under the Controlled Substance Act, effective August 18, 2014. On the federal level, until this action, tramadol was an unscheduled prescription medication. However, a number of states had already proactively reclassified it as a controlled... Read moreChevron
Alisha Bridges

Alisha Bridges, Health Guide

Just a girl trying to defeat psoriasis.

4 Tips to Keep Your Skin Moisturized in Cooler Weather

It seems like Summer just flew by, and Winter will be here before you know it; and like many others, my Psoriasis is at its worst in the winter time. The cold can be very harsh against the skin, especially those with psoriasis. If you don’t take the steps necessary to keep your skin moisturized your psoriasis can become extremely flaky,... Read moreChevron
posted 08/26/2014, comments (0)|
Merely Me

Merely Me, Health Guide

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