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Mindfulness and Anxiety: What Research Tells Us

There is a growing interest in mindfulness, but what is it, exactly? And does it help with anxiety? We clarify the research on this popular practice.

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Heart Disease an Issue? Be Careful With Marijuana

Whether its use is for fun or function, new research has found a too-significant-to-ignore link between using weed and cardiovascular health.

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12 Ways to Get Relief From Psoriatic Arthritis Pain

Medication isn’t the only way to soothe psoriatic arthritis soreness. Here, experts offer their best tips to relieve pain and live better every day.

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Let's Talk About Crohn's Disease Treatment

OK, so you’ve got your diagnosis. Now, let’s figure out the best way to help you feel better, fast.

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Supplements for Ulcerative Colitis: What Should You Take?

Ulcerative colitis can affect your body’s ability to absorb nutrients, but is popping multiple pills really necessary? Here’s how to find out.

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The Facts About Vitamin D and RA

There’s definitely a connection between vitamin D levels and rheumatoid arthritis. Find out what the research says, and what it means for you.

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Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT): How It Saved My Life But Destroyed My Memory

Is ECT barbaric or life-saving? One woman explains how electroconvulsive therapy saved her life but left her with substantial memory loss.

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21 Ways to Prevent Chronic Hives Flare-Ups

Wondering how you can have fewer chronic hives flare-ups? Try these 21 tips to find the medications, natural remedies, and lifestyle changes that work for you.

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5 Health Advantages of Owning a Pet When Living With Psoriasis

You'd think pets would be a problem with psoriasis, but furry friends actually offer many health advantages for those who live with psoriasis.

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Mind-Body Basics for People with MS

Learning how to get a handle on stress (so it doesn’t manhandle you!) not only helps you manage multiple sclerosis symptoms, it may help you prevent them too.