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The Future Is Bright for Lung Cancer Treatments

Lung cancer claims more lives than any other cancer in the U.S.—but new treatment options may soon change that.

By Lara DeSanto

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One Woman's Secret to Living Fully—and Freely—With RA

HealthCentral's patient advocate Lene Andersen shares what it means to live a #NoLimits life with rheumatoid arthritis.

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How One Woman Found Freedom From RA

When rheumatoid arthritis threatened to lock up her life. Teresa D'Angelo found an escape. Get ready for some #HappyTears!

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How to Talk About Life With RA

Why the words we use to describe our life with chronic illness matter

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Is the Power Nap Over?

Don’t hit snooze just yet. New research reveals that long naps may be hurting your heart health.

By Sarah Ellis
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9 Natural Remedies to Help Tame MS Symptoms

These complementary therapies are doctor-approved add-ons to your usual treatment plan.

By Sarah Ludwig Rausch
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Best Flare Fighters for Kids With Arthritis

From meds to home hacks, these tips can prevent—or tamp down—a JIA-symptom spike.

By Lara DeSanto
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Let’s Talk About Endometriosis Signs and Symptoms

How do you know when it’s run-of-the-mill period pain—or something more? We asked the experts what to look out for with this chronic condition.

By Marjorie Korn
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Natural Treatments for RA Pain and Swelling

Even with medication, your joints can be a pain in the you-know-what sometimes. These complementary therapies can help.

By Sarah Ellis

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

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

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Smart Strategies for Tackling RA

When your body's in pain, how do you move forward? Find expert advice and use the collective wisdom of fellow RA patients and caregivers to live with greater ease at home, work, and beyond.

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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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Living With Lung Cancer

The latest wisdom on how to manage lung cancer, including insights from caregivers and survivors.