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Chronic Life

How to Manage Multiple Illnesses

Have you been newly diagnosed with multiple illnesses? Check out these tips on how to live a thriving life while managing multiple diseases.

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Advocacy

Guy Anthony’s Story: Life After HIV Diagnosis and Sexual Abuse

One man tells the story of how he turned a difficult past of sexual abuse and an HIV diagnosis into a life of advocacy.

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Living With

Learn the truth behind pregnancy and psoriasis

Check out these facts about psoriasis and pregnancy.

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Complications

How Does Sex Affect Your Heart Health?

Check out these statements on sex and the heart to determine if they are true or false.

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How to Prevent Miscommunication between Your Doctors

Here are some tips to make communication between your doctors a bit smoother.

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Can Bathing in Bleach Help With Skin Infections?

Adding a small amount of bleach into bath water may provide some relief for those with skin infections and conditions.

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Henrietta Lacks and Her Impact on Cervical Cancer

Less than 75 years ago, a woman who was diagnosed with cervical cancer died from it — but today, she wouldn’t have to.

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How to Care for Five Different Types of Common Scars and Discoloration

Scars may be a poignant way to tell stories, but they also need care just like the rest of our skin. Check out these tips on how to care for the most common scars and discolorations.

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Skin Care for Men Is Different Than for Women

Find out all you need to know about how to properly care for your skin with these 7 tips.

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Chronic Life

Sex With Chronic Illness: What to Expect

Is your chronic illness getting in the way of your sex life? Here are some sex-life solutions for 5 common chronic conditions.