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9 Bad Psoriasis Habits and How to Break 'em

Avoiding these blunders will help you have the healthiest skin of your life. (And your dermatologist will give you a high five!)

By Nykia Spradley
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11 Things to Know About Chronic Kidney Disease

Diagnosed with CKD? Here are some things you need to know about your body, your care and your treatment options.

By Lambeth Hochwald
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10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About COPD Treatment

Wondering where to begin with a COPD diagnosis? We've got the answers to some of your most pressing concerns about the disease.

By Alison Gwinn
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15 Health-boosting Tips for Women with RA

From the key screenings and questions to ask your doctor to the most impactful health habits, learn how to stay on top of your RA and live your healthiest life.

By Sarah Fielding
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Help! My Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment Stopped Working

Don't think your meds are pulling their weight? Here are a few possible reasons why that might (or might not!) be the case.

By Lambeth Hochwald
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DIY Thyroid Tests: What to Know Before You Go It Alone

Home thyroid test kits and direct-to-consumer lab services let you skip the doctor and check your hormone levels yourself. Find out when it make sense and why you still need your M.D.

By Mary Shomon
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My TSH Says I’m Fine – Now What?

Besides T3, T4, and TSH, what other thyroid tests should my doctor perform? Your TSH, and even your T3 and T4 tests, don’t always give the full picture.

By Ask HealthCentral
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Must-Ask Questions for Your Kid’s MS Doctor

Knowing the right questions to ask your doctor can help you (and your child) understand exactly what a pediatric MS diagnosis means.

By Claire Gillespie
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Top Doctors Reveal Their Most-Asked Questions About Breast Cancer

We bet you've had some of them, too. Read on to get the answers you need.

By Krista Bennett DeMaio
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Secret Lives of Therapists

All of the things therapists wish you knew about their work, their lives, and those precious 45 minutes a week behind the scenes in their session room.

By Alex Golden