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Here’s Why You MUST Tell Your Doc If You’re Using Alternative Therapies for Cancer Treatment

A new study revealed some disturbing stats about how people with cancer handle their own care—to perilous results.

By Lara DeSanto

Greater Life Satisfaction Is Tied to This Major Belief

If you believe in the idea of “oneness,” you’re likely to be happier, according to this new study published by the American Psychological Association. But what does that mean, exactly?

By Lara DeSanto

The New (Free! All-Natural!) Way to Relieve Stress

Feeling stressed? Just 20 minutes in nature may be just what the doctor ordered, according to a new study.

By Lara DeSanto

Taking CBD Oil for RA

CBD oil comes from the cannabis plant, and it's an increasingly popular alternative treatment for people with chronic pain from RA.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Natural Remedies for Heartburn

There are a number of natural remedies for heartburn, from avoiding lying down after eating to using baking soda, tumeric, and ginger.

By Sara Suchy

Can This 'Pacemaker for the Brain" be a Cure for RA?

A device that gives small electrical stimulations to the brain could eliminate the need for RA medications in some people, but will it take the disease away entirely? A rheumatology expert weighs in on vagus nerve stimulation.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Thyroid-Friendly Vitamins and Supplements

Learn about the vitamins and supplements — including vitamin D and selenium — that are good for your thyroid.

By Mary Shomon

Top 3 Supplements to Avoid After Age 50

Supplements can help bridge certain vitamin and mineral gaps as you get older, but not all supplements may be right for you.

By Elizabeth Millard

Vitamins and Supplements: Take This, Not That

Vitamins and supplements promise better health, beautiful hair, and younger skin, but are they really worth the investment?

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

What It’s Like to Live With RA — In Germany

How is life with rheumatoid arthritis different around the world? We spoke to a woman in Germany to find out about her treatments, support system, and life with RA.

By Emil DeAndreis