Casey NilssonPatient Expert
Casey Nilsson, an award-winning journalist and magazine editor based in Rhode Island, writes about autoimmune disease for HealthCentral. Casey is a 2018 Association of Health Care Journalists fellow, and her reporting on unfair labor conditions for people with disabilities was a finalist for the City and Regional Magazine Association Awards. Diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis in 2016, Casey enjoys digging into rheumatologic news, research and trends.
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A Harvard professor calls coconut oil pure poison, but many people with psoriasis swear by it. What’s the bottom line? Casey Nilsson weighs in.
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Researchers in Norway found that 75 percent of women experienced low psoriatic arthritis activity during pregnancy.
Need some clean-up interventions to keep your psoriasis flakes at bay? Health writer Casey Nilsson offers some quick, easy ways to tidy them up.
Psoriasis treatment is expensive – costing the average person $8000 a year. Casey Nilsson offers some creative ideas for cost savings, from coupons to patient assistance.
Read the science behind the connection between psoriatic arthritis and osteoporosis and osteopenia, as well as tips for preventing bone damage.
Americans spend $112 billion in psoriasis costs a year. Casey Nilsson discusses the price of treatment, health insurance reforms, and how to control the costs.
One-third of people with psoriatic arthritis will claim short-term or permanent disability. Here’s what you need to know about filing a disability claim.
As a visible skin condition, psoriasis is associated with stigma. People just don’t understand. Stay confident and combat the stigma with these nine tips.