Erica Sanderson, Editor

Erica Sanderson is a former content producer and editor for HealthCentral. Living with a chronic disorder that affects the lungs and instestine, Erica focused on covering digestive health and respiratory health. Topics included COPD, asthma, acid reflux, managing symptoms and medication.

Managing Your UC

We asked Dr. Constance A. Pietrzak about different treatment options and lifestyle changes that can help you manage UC.
Erica Sanderson

5 Signs of Opioid Addiction

Opioid use can lead to addiction. Here are the common symptoms of addiction that you should know how to spot.
Erica Sanderson

Radiation From Tests

COPD patients undergo different diagnostic testing that exposes them to small amounts of radiation. Do the risks outweigh the benefits?
Erica Sanderson

The Best Foods for Your Gut

Regulate your gastrointestinal (GI) tract and fight a range of ailments with these 10 foods for a healthy, balanced system.
Erica Sanderson

Why is America So Obese?

Which states have the largest percentage of obese adults? And what are the costs of America’s obesity epidemic?
Erica Sanderson