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10 Ways to Prevent a Heart Attack

Adopt these 10 heart-smart tips now to lower your risk for having a heart attack in the future.

Stories That Inspire Us

Jodi EdwardsJodi's Story

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."

Ben TiberioBen's Story

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."

Linzy RossLinzy's Story

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."

New and Noteworthy

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Let's Talk About Treatment for UC

You have some seriously effective options for managing symptoms of ulcerative colitis—and a darn good chance at reaching remission, too.

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Complications

Let's Talk About Hepatitis C

Read on as our experts help us zero in on hepatitis C causes, symptoms, treatments and lots of other facts and tips that can make life with hep C a lot easier.

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Alternative Treatment

Simple Home Remedies to Soothe HS

While you're waiting for your prescription meds to kick in, these strategies may help ease the pain and discomfort that comes with hidradenitis suppurativa.

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Dating

Psoriasis, Intimacy, and Finding Love

You can find love with psoriasis flares – two people interviewed with the disease agree " that finding love with psoriasis may take time, but eventually it can be found."

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Managing Flares

More Than Just an Itch: How Skin Conditions Impact Your Mental Health

Chronic itch is more than skin deep, research says it can set your mental health back, too (not cool!). Here are some techniques to calm your skin and your mind.

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Risk Factors

Heart Disease an Issue? Be Careful With Marijuana

Whether its use is for fun or function, new research has found a too-significant-to-ignore link between using weed and cardiovascular health.

Featured Health Advocates

Lene Andersen, MSW
Patient Advocate

Lene Andersen is an author, health and disability advocate, and photographer. She lives with rheumatoid arthritis.

Mike Veny
Patient Advocate

Mike Veny is one of world’s leading mental health speakers and a high-energy corporate drumming event facilitator.

Mary Shomon
Patient Advocate

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and bestselling author on thyroid disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health.

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Growing Up MS

School, sports, eye-rolls…it's all part of being a kid, including one with pediatric multiple sclerosis. Our guide has everything parents need to help their children with MS thrive.

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Brainstorming MS!

Learn about the many ways you can keep your brain healthy with MS, from diet and exercise to starting medicines once MRI scans show certain changes.

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A Healthier, Happier Future With Psoriasis

How do you find love with psoriasis? How do you handle awkward questions or assumption? It all comes down to self confidence, our patient experts say. Here's how to boost yours.