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10 Red Flags of a Hypothyroidism Flare

Are you tired and sad? Are you reaching for the moisturizer and a sweater … but you can't remember where you left them? You might be having a flare-up of your hypothyroidism.

Man awake in bed at night.

Crohn’s Disease and Your Sleep: What You Should Know

Dealing with sleep problems in addition to Crohn’s? You’re not alone. Here’s how to get better rest with IBD.

Couple in intimate embrace after cancer.

Intimacy After Metastatic Breast Cancer

Cancer changes bodies, and relationships. That doesn’t mean you have to give up intimacy and sex.

Woman with breast cancer and well-controlled pain.

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Better Pain Management

Here’s how you can find pain relief with a highly individualized combination of strategies.

Pensive woman unsure if she's experiencing complications with her thyroid.

Is It My Thyroid — Or Is Everyone Else Cold in Here, Too?

Everyone gets tired sometimes. Everyone’s body has temperature changes. And certainly, everyone can be moody on occasion. So how do you know when your fatigue, temperature fluctuation, and mood swings are a sign that your thyroid levels are off or rather a sign that you're just… human?

Woman in pain looking down at her coffee cup.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Can Lead To Depression

As if AS pain isn’t enough to deal with, it can also affect your mental health. Learn why managing depression should be a natural part of your treatment.

Doctor talking to young pregnant woman about flu risks.

Are You at Risk for Serious Flu Complications?

People at increased risk for flu complications should be tested and receive antiviral therapy as soon as possible if they experience flu-like symptoms.

Breast cancer patient advocate, Nancy Cappello.

Dense Breast Advocate Nancy Cappello Dies

Nancy Cappello's advocacy for breast density notification in mammogram reports resulted in legislation in 36 American states, a move that saves lives.

Martian outpost, illustration.

A Martian With Ankylosing Spondylitis

Find out how this scientist roams Mars while also living with ankylosing spondylitis in our compelling interview with Dr. Tanya N. Harrison, Ph.D.

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Catching Your Breath With Lung Cancer

A common side effect of lung cancer is shortness of breath, which can be uncomfortable and even frightening. Here are some ways to manage the challenge.