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Here's Why Humidity and Cold Air Trigger Asthma

Every asthmatic should be aware that both humidity and cold air are two very common asthma triggers. So why is this? And what can you do about it?

By John Bottrell

Lyme Disease, Other Tickborne Disease Rates Are on the Rise

Incidence of tickborne infections in the U.S. has risen significantly in the past 10 years, and it’s crucial to develop vaccines to prevent them.

By Diane Domina

Surviving Summer When Your Kids Are Out of School — And You Have RA

What in the world are you going to do with them all day? First things first, set expectations. Then, remember that it’s okay to do nothing all day. Pajamas all day, homemade forts, and cookies sound amazing.

By Cathy Kramer

Mini-Vacations for Caregivers Who Can't Get Away

While summer is the traditional time for vacations, caregivers often can’t really get away for a weekend out of town, much less a two-week trip. However, there are ways to pack in a mini-vacation without traveling. Here are 10 ideas.

By Dorian Martin

Summer Excursions for Elders and Their Caregivers

Summer is a time when it’s generally easier for elders to be out and about than when snow and ice are an issue. Even if our loved ones have dementia, severe arthritis, or lung issues, there are things we can do with them that brings them joy.

By The Candid Caregiver

Have Psoriasis? Sport These Summer Fashion Trends and Feel Confident

Don't let your psoriasis get in the way of donning this season’s fashionable trends! Embrace a new look with these suggestions for comfortable wear during the summer.

By Sabrina Skiles

Is It Your Thyroid, Or Lyme Disease?

Diagnosed with hypothyroidism? If you don’t seem to be responding to traditional hormone replacement medicine, you may want to see if your symptoms match up with Lyme disease.

By Mary Shomon

Could Tanning Be Addictive?

Research shows that tanning might be more than for vanity – it could be an addictive behavior.

By Eileen Bailey

IBD and the Importance of Hydration

Fighting off dehydration when you have IBD.

By Brian Greenberg

Gluten-free, Dairy-free Sorbet: Easy as 1-2-3

Coming up with gluten-free, dairy-free desserts can be a challenge. Peach sorbet to the rescue!

By PJ Hamel