Latest by Stephanie Stephens

Dense Breast Advocate Nancy Cappello Dies

Nancy Cappello's advocacy for breast density notification in mammogram reports resulted in legislation in 36 American states, a move that saves lives.

Carla Kienast on Living Her Best Life With RA

After 20 surgeries for rheumatoid arthritis, Carla Kienast continues to travel, write, and inspire others with her blog in spite of her chronic illness.

How Dry Am I? How Weather Affects Your Psoriasis

Stephanie Stephens highlights the research on how weather affects psoriasis, including humidity and sun exposure.

In the Hospital for Crohn’s, One Woman Turned to Crochet

Nadia shares her IBD story and how it led her to create a crocheting blog, YARNutopia, and educate others about Crohn’s disease.

Best Ankylosing Spondylitis Treatment Options

The first lines of treatment for ankylosing spondylitis are physical therapy and exercise, but if you need something more, consider these options.

The Link Between UC and Anemia

People with ulcerative colitis and other forms of IBD often struggle with anemia due to blood loss. What’s the best way to treat it?

Coming Soon: A Reliable and Affordable Diagnostic Test for Psoriatic Arthritis

An accurate diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis is critical to effective treatment. Read about the National Psoriasis Foundation's efforts to find a reliable and affordable diagnostic tool for psoriatic arthritis.

Head and Neck Cancer Nutrition Tips

A cancer dietitian nutritionist shares her top tips for eating right during head and neck cancer treatment.

One, Two, Three Meds in One: Game-Changing Blood Pressure Pill

High blood pressure often requires multiple medications, but they could be combined into one pill to simplify treatment plans.

Preparing for Flu Season: 2018-2019 Must-Know Info

Each flu season brings new strains of the virus that are unpredictable. Getting a flu shot is safe and it is the very best way to protect yourself and others.