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Sleep Better Tonight: The MS Guide to Dreamland

From leg spasms to anxiety, catching your zzz’s with multiple sclerosis may seem impossible. Here’s how to get the rest you need so you can keep doing all the stuff you love to do.

By Michelle Konstantinovsky
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Will Your Psoriasis Turn Into Psoriatic Arthritis?

Skin lesions and joint pain may sound like odd bedfellows, but the conditions are connected. We asked the experts to explain.

By Alison Gwinn
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The Sneaky Conditions That Can Harm Your Kidneys

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is often connected to diabetes and high blood pressure. Learn how to control all three to protect your health.

By Sonya Collins
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Your Liver on Hepatitis C

Here’s how this infection impacts your liver, from the moment you get it until after you’re treated.

By Erin L. Boyle
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11 Eczema Myths That Can Hurt Your Skin

These untruths have dermatologists scratching their heads. Learn the real deal, improve your skin.

By Krista Bennett DeMaio
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How Doctors Diagnose Rheumatoid Arthritis

Do you suspect you might have rheumatoid arthritis? These are the signs that your physician will look for to diagnose or rule out the condition.

By Lisa Fields
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Are You At Risk For Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Learn about the nine most common risk factors for RA and what you can do about them.

By Lisa Fields
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Kidney Cancer From von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome

Dr. Eric Jonasch is researching drug therapies for kidney cancer caused by von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) syndrome, a genetic disorder which causes tumors and cysts.

By Rachel Zohn
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This Is Your Lungs on COPD

Here’s exactly how this chronic disease impacts your lungs, plus how doctors determine the severity to provide the best treatment possible.

By Amy Marturana Winderl
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Infection-fighting Tips for People With RA

Treatments for rheumatoid arthritis are pretty great at controlling symptoms, but some can make it harder for you to fend off germs. Follow these steps to protect yourself.

By Sarah Fielding