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The HealthCentral Editorial Team

HealthCentral's team of editors based in New York City and Arlington, VA, collaborates with patient advocates, medical professionals, and health journalists worldwide to bring you medically vetted information and personal stories from people living with chronic conditions to help you navigate the best path forward with your health—no matter your starting point.

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7 Exercises for People with RA

If you live with rheumatoid arthritis, try these 7 exercises that can help you get moving while minimizing joint stress.

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What Does RA Feel Like?

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Dealing With Mood Disorders in Alzheimer's Patients

People afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease find it increasingly difficult to deal with constant changes brought about by every stage of the disease. One of the most alarming changes that occurs in many Alzheimer’s patients are mood and behavior swings ...

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New Alternatives to Ankle Replacement Surgery

Editor’s Note: This article was originally written by Andrew Piasecki, M.D. There are both surgical and non-surgical alternatives to ankle replacement surgery. First line treatments for arthritis of the ankle are non-surgical methods. Several of the ...

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COPD Infographics Worth Sharing

These sweet (not scary!) designs have share-worthy tips and facts for people (and their loved ones) living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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Diabetes Infographics Worth Sharing

We created this special series of infographics specifically for people with diabetes (and the people who love them!). Get tips on everything from cooking tools to quick sugar-boosting snacks.

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MS Infographics Worth Sharing!

We created this special series of infographics specifically for people living with multiple sclerosis. We've got brain-boosting tips, buying guides, and more. Pin, post, and share away!

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A Crohnie Celebration!

In honor of Crohn's Disease Awareness Month, we're excited to share a few special stories (and an Insta event!) that highlight the people who are working hard to smash stigmas, support their community, and educate the rest of us!

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The Truth About Living with Mental Illness

HealthCentral reveals the truth about living with five common conditions: anxiety, depression, bipolar, OCD, and schizophrenia.

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ADHD in Kids Vs. Adults

The main ADHD symptom categories are inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness, but they can look different in kids versus adults. Here are some ways these characteristics can be displayed by each.