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The HealthCentral Editorial Team

HealthCentral's team of editors based in Arlington, Virginia, 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.

Latest by The HealthCentral Editorial Team

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Myths

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 symptoms of ADHD are inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness, but they can look quite different in a child versus an adult.

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Ask The Expert: Meena Khan. M.D.

Meena Khan, M.D., is associate professor of neurology and sleep medicine at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.

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Team Up

Frank communication is often the ticket to finding sleep solutions that work for you.

Can This Spice Help Your UC?

Can This Spice Help Your UC?

New research shows curcumin, a spice in the ginger family, may improve chances of remission in UC patients. Here’s what to know.

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Recipe/Cooking

13 Healthy Food and Cooking Gifts

It’s very easy this time of year to forget about the concept of healthy eating. But here’s a baker’s dozen of great gifts geared to the family member or friend who loves to cook and wants to stay in good health.

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Autumn

10 Healthy Fall Foods

It’s hard to say goodbye to the fresh flavors of summer, but autumn ushers in a wealth of healthy and flavorful seasonal foods as well. Check out our favorite fall fruits and vegetables.

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10 Foods to Avoid with Acid Reflux

Some foods and drinks are more likely to trigger reflux symptoms than others. We’ve compiled a list of 10 foods that you may want to avoid to feel your best.

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Awareness

7 Famous People with OCD

OCD is an anxiety disorder that causes unwanted and repeated obsessions or behaviors. Here are some successful celebrities who had, or have, OCD.

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Diagnosis

9 Unusual Phobias That People Really Have

Here is a list of nine things that enough people are frightened of that experts have classified them as bona fide phobias. What's on your list?