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Vicki

Vicki, Health Guide

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Vicki was a Health Guide with Secondary Progressive MS and Osteoporosis. She passed away in January 2014. We continue to find great value in her posts—she will be missed.

Pinterest - MS Central Question of the Week

Do you use Pinterest? This is something like a billboard made up of images of interests and hobbies. It can be fun, and maybe educational, too. Living with MS is easier when we take breaks, and Pinterest is one good way to... Read moreChevron

posted 06/24/2013, comments (0)|
Carrie Beth Brown

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Writer, Artist and Advocate for RA and Chronic Illness

Living with Chronic Illness: Six Tips for Keeping Your Relationship Strong

Relationships are difficult in the best of circumstances. When you add a chronic illness to the mix, it can be downright impossible to keep things happy and healthy between you and your partner. It's not impossible, though. I wanted to share with you how Rheumatoid Arthritis has impacted my relationship with my husband and the methods we use... Read moreChevron

posted 02/27/2013, 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... Read moreChevron

posted 03/28/2012, comments (0)|
Lauren Mergen

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National Sleep Awareness Week

This week is National Sleep Awareness Week, an annual public education and awareness campaign to promote the importance of sleep. About 37 percent of American adults report they sleep less than seven hours a night, although the... Read moreChevron

posted 03/05/2012, comments (0)|
Florence Cardinal

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Sleep Expert Patient

Heart Day: How Sleep Plays a Role in Congenital Heart Disease

For several years, February 14 has been designated Congenital Heart Defect Day. And what better day could there be than Valentines Day, with its ever-present abundance of hearts to remind us just how important the heart is?

 

What does this have to do with sleep disorders? Well, directly, not much, but indirectly sleep is... Read moreChevron

posted 02/10/2011, comments (0)|