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Best Chronic Illness Health Apps of 2017

If you live with a chronic illness, these apps can help you stay on track of your appointments, medications, and symptoms.

By Alice Williams

Potential Negative Effects of Social Media

There can be a dark side to the anonymity and accessibility that the internet provides.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Tips For Enjoying The Holidays With Eczema

Choices like deciding between a real or fake christmas tree, or hugging everyone at the holiday dinner can be make or break when it comes to keeping eczema flares in check.

By Eileen Bailey

Surround Yourself With a Thyroid Support Team

HealthCentral thyroid writer Mary Shomon introduces her thyroid support team members and explains why they're so important.

By Mary Shomon

Try These Healthy Holiday Party Dishes

Don’t stress about what dish you can bring to your next holiday party. These nutritious twists on old favorites will keep everyone happy.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Handling Holiday Parties With Eating Restrictions

Five ways for those with diet restrictions to survive (and enjoy) holiday gatherings.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Finding Beauty in Living With Chronic Illness

Cathy Kramer writes about her journey with rheumatoid arthritis, and how she found beauty in sharing her story with others.

By Cathy Kramer

How Binge-Watching Poses a Threat to Your Sleep

A 2017 study suggests that binge-watching TV can have a negative effect on sleep quality.

By Martin Reed

Tips for Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking

Countless people experience “stage fright” at some point in their life. Here’s how to fight it.

By Eileen Bailey

The Unspoken Dangers of Anxiety Messages

Messages such as “suck it up!” from family or other loved ones can help in building emotional blocks later in life.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS