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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

Stories That Inspire Us

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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

Featured Health Advocates

Lene Andersen, MSW
Patient Advocate

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
Patient Advocate

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

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Getting a Handle on Hidradenitis Suppurativa

HS is not an easy condition to live with: It's painful. It's often embarrassing. And it can even be disfiguring. Even worse, most people have no idea what it even is. We'll answer all of your questions so you can be sure to get the treatment, advice, and support you need.

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Now What? A Beginner's Guide to 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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Welcome to Team Psoriasis!

A strong doctor-patient bond can make the difference in getting clear skin with psoriasis. Here's how to make — and keep — the relationship humming.