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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

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Let's Talk About Causes of Multiple Sclerosis

Spoiler alert: Nobody really knows the exact cause of multiple sclerosis, and honestly, there are likely many.

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How Is Hepatitis C Diagnosed?

Many people living with this disease don't have any symptoms at all. That's why knowing how to detect it early is crucial.

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Medications and Supplements to Avoid With Hep C

When your liver isn't functioning at 100%, certain drugs may be harder for your body to process.

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Let's Talk About Migraines

We've got the doctor-approved scoop on causes, symptoms, treatments, and a jillion other tips that make migraine life easier.

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Let's Talk About Migraine Types

These monster headaches can cause massive pain—or none at all. We help you figure out which migraine type you have.

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Let’s Talk About Heart Attack Signs and Symptoms

Men and women often have different kinds of heart attacks (that feel different, too). Learn to recognize the signs—and when to call for help.

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

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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.