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This Is Rosacea, Too: What People With Dark Skin Should Know

While it may be more difficult to diagnose, there's no denying that people with dark skin do get rosacea. From diagnosis to treatment, here's the lowdown.

By Patty Onderko

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She Became a Top Ballerina...and Had No Idea She Had AS

People with ankylosing spondylitis don't usually become professional dancers. Alicia Graf Mack did that and more.

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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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#Save60 for Psoriasis Awareness Month!

Psoriasis patients spend about an hour day managing symptoms. We’re here to help you #Save60 so you have more time for you.

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8 Green Veggies for a Healthy Heart

Adding even a few of these vegetables into regular rotation can help protect against cardiovascular disease. Dig in!

By Madeline Halpert
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Sneaky Reasons Your Asthma Is Acting up During Quarantine

From hidden dust bunnies to backyard grilling, here’s why your wheezing symptoms might seem worse…at home.

By Sarah Ellis
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Cut Your COVID Risk While Protesting

In a large public setting, it’s impossible to stick to the strict social distancing guidelines you’ve followed everywhere else. Here’s how to stay as safe as possible.

By Sarah Ellis
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Let's Talk About Heart Disease Causes

When it comes to heart disease, knowledge is power. Understanding what causes harm to your body’s most important muscle is the first step to keeping it healthy.

By Matt McMillen
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Let's Talk About Atrial Fibrillation

When your heart’s rhythm gets erratic, blood can clot in its lower chambers—increasing your risk for stroke. Here’s how to prevent that from happening.

By Matt McMillen

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

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

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#MS Strong

Just when you think you’ve got this MS thing down, you're hit with a secondary progressive multiple sclerosis diagnosis. Learn what it all means; meet people whose lives have been affected (mostly for good) by SPMS; and check out some cool mobility gear.

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Out of the Red: Your Rosacea Handled

This special guide covers the most common triggers, symptoms, and treatments for rosacea, including special advice geared for men and people of color.

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Living Well With Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious lifelong illness that attacks the liver. It is spread primarily through contact with the blood of an infected person.