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My Boyfriend Is Not a Saint for Putting Up With My RA

An RA diagnosis doesn't place you in the role of the "patient" in your romantic relationships. It's time for us—and the rest of the world—to start believing that.

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Living With Multiple Sclerosis

"I am without a doubt healthier, stronger—both mentally and physically—and probably a better person since I was diagnosed with MS."

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Playing His Way Through Psoriasis

"I feel that the psoriasis gives me a story to tell, you know, in the form of expressing myself through my instrument."

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Opening the (Bathroom) Door on Crohn's Disease

"I realized that I had a platform where I could actually share the positive side of Crohn's."

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Nutrition

Is Your New Diet Making Your Psoriasis Worse?

No sugar. Low carb. All the fat! Whether these eating edicts work on whittling your waist or not, there's evidence that certain diets can start (or stop) a psoriasis flare.

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Managing Flares

The 10 Best Do-It-All Balms for Psoriasis

Using moisturizer is non-negotiable if you have psoriasis. Some days, however, call for hydration big guns like these derm-recommended balms and salves.

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Treatment

Post-Menopausal Women Should Not Use Hormonal Therapy to Prevent Chronic Conditions

The latest guidelines no longer support the use of hormone therapy to prevent diseases like heart disease and breast cancer. Here’s why.

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Treatment

Eating for Your Eyes

A diet that’s packed with antioxidants can help prevent or slow the progression of serious eye conditions like macular degeneration. Ready to dig in?

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Five Questions

How to Handle Sleep Disruptions During Menopause

Dr. Lila Nachtigall talks to HealthCentral about hot flashes and night sweats affect your health — and what you can do about it.

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Symptoms

Is This Normal? A Teen Guide to Breast Health

When it comes to our breasts, what’s normal and what is cause for concern? Can teens get breast cancer?

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Learn How to Adapt and Even Thrive With UC

It's a tough diagnosis to be sure. But you're not alone: multitudes of people living with UC go on to navigate work, travel, sports, and college. Consider us your tipsheet.

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Living With Ulcerative Colitis

Discover the most healing foods for your UC, as well as how to look and feel your best, build a strong relationship with your care team, and how to manage work, travel, and more.

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Taking Charge of Psoriasis

Learn how to manage flares whether at home or away; the right way to advocate for yourself at the doctor's office; and what your dermatologist wishes you knew.