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Tips and Products to Help You Sleep During Menopause

Night sweats and hot flashes keeping you awake? These suggestions can help.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Alcohol Taxes Are Cost-Effective Ways to Curb Abuse

A higher tax on alcohol is one of the best ways to cut the rate of alcohol abuse, according to researchers at the World Health Organization (WHO).

By Diane Domina

How Much Do You Know About Restless Legs Syndrome?

Spoiler alert — did you know that RLS is not a sleep disorder? It's actually a neurological disorder. Mind blowing, right?

By Martin Reed

How I Manage IBD With an Olympic Mindset

Crohn’s and UC can break down your body, and it can take years to build your health back up. Here’s how one man did it through fitness.

By Brian Greenberg

Are You Still Working With Chronic Illness? Should You Be?

Living with a chronic illness is challenging. Living with a chronic illness while working a full-time job? Sometimes unbearable. It might be time to scale back.

By Jackie Zimmerman

My Surprising Weekend With RA Advocacy and Hardcore Hiking

Sometimes, talking about living with RA and the pain and vulnerabilities that accompany it can be just as daunting as hiking a mountain — literally. Emil takes you on a journey of both, and how he overcame his figurative and literal mountains.

By Emil DeAndreis

Yoga for RA: Yes, Way

If you thought yoga was out of the question, read this interview with a yoga instructor who has RA, and talks you through exactly how it can be done — and even help your stiff joints.

By Emil DeAndreis

Working Out with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Non-small cell lung cancer patients who exercise can improve their breathing, strength and range of motion while reducing side effects, fatigue, and anxiety.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Celebrities With RA: They're Just Like Us

It's hard to believe that some of these celebrities live with RA. For some, you’d never know, and for others, they proudly share their lives with RA — some have even shared in interviews with HealthCentral.

By Eileen Bailey

The Exercise Equipment and Workouts You Need to Do to Prevent Falls

As we age, posture, flexibility, and balance are critical to avoiding falls that can lead to fractures. Safely using exercise equipment such as an exercise ball, foam roller, and a yoga strap can help to improve your posture, flexibility, and balance.

By Nancy Monson