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Let Patients Help: Q&A With "e-Patient Dave"

HealthCentral talks to "e-Patient Dave," an advocate who empowers people with medical conditions to become active in their healthcare.

disabled woman and her husband caregiver

Caring for the Caregiver

Meg Lane received a diagnosis of relapsing-remitting MS in 1992, at age 31. By 2013, she was mostly using a wheelchair and no longer working; that year, she experienced an exacerbation due to de–hydration that landed her in the emergency room. At tha...

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If your cancer has turned into a long, hard struggle, palliative care can make you more comfortable while you continue treatment. Here's how it can help.