Risk Factors

Dangers of Vaping: What You Need to Know

E-cigarettes, or vaporizers, are increasingly popular with young people. Learn about the dangers of vaping, including exposure to toxic metals and acute respiratory illness.
Eli Hendel, M.D.

Skills for Recovery from Bipolar Disorder

Learn about a variety of skills and strategies for living successfully with bipolar disorder. Find out about how mindfulness, exercise, and diet can keep you well.
John McManamy

Can Folic Acid be The Cure to Your Methotrexate Side Effects?

In the world of rheumatoid arthritis, the subject of folic acid is forever tied to methotrexate. A discussion of one is incomplete without the other. This is because folic acid is said to aid against the side effects of methotrexate. But does it work...
Lisa Emrich

What You Need to Know About Methotrexate

When you first get diagnosed with RA there is a very good chance that you will leave your doctor’s office with a prescription for methotrexate. Here’s everything you should know about the medication, from side effects to benefits.
Lene Andersen

MS Safety Tips for the Shower

If you live with MS, you know that getting clean can come with some risks. Learn tips for avoiding danger in the shower.
Lisa Emrich

What Causes Asthma Attacks?

Asthma attacks can be caused by many different factors including weather and stress. Learn to identify and avoid these triggers to help prevent asthma attacks.
Lauren Arcuri

Thriving With Asthma in Pregnancy

Learn about the risks of uncontrolled asthma during pregnancy the effects it can have on your baby. Find out how medications and treatment can affect pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

No More Cold and Clammy Night Sweats

Although night sweats isn’t a sleep disorder, they can still wreak havoc on your life — and sheets. There are a few culprits that could be eliminated so you sleep soundly — and dry.
Martin Reed

Non-smoking Asthmatics Have Emphysema Risk

Severe asthma can cause emphysema in people even if they have never smoked. Learn how these conditions affect the lungs, airways, and ultimately, the ability to breath.
Eli Hendel, M.D.