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Simple Ways to Manage Fluid Buildup

When you have heart failure, one major sign that it could be getting worse is excess fluid buildup in your body. Here are some key steps to keeping your levels in balance.

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Minding Your Skin

The connection between psoriasis and depression is clear. Finding the right treatment can help you heal inside and out.

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Simple Strategies for Sticking to Your Treatment Plan

Don’t turn taking your psorasis or psoriatic arthritis meds into an uphill battle. Get the facts and stay the course.

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Do I Need a Specialist for My Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Why your primary care doctor isn’t the best person to handle your treatment

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Legalizing Marijuana Isn't Risk-Free

While pot does have some proven medical benefits, especially when it comes to pain, legalization may have some unintended negative consequences.

Senior man at that dentist.

Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Share Tips for Oral Care

Cancer treatment can leave your mouth and teeth in disarray. We went straight to those who know best — head and neck cancer survivors — to find out what works and what doesn’t to deal with some common issues.

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Eczema: 10 Ways to Practice Self-Care

Managing eczema properly requires self-care. Where to start? Patient advocate Ashley Wall offers 10 great tips.

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5 Myths About Small Bowel Obstructions

Having been an inflammatory bowel disease patient for years, Jackie thought she’d seen it all. Then she was hospitalized with an obstruction. Here’s what she learned.

Pharmacist searching for medication.

Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Finally Has Two New FDA-Approved Treatments

The new medications, siponimod (Mayzent, Novartis) and cladribine (Mavenclad, EMD Serono), bring treatment options to active secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS). Most treatments approved for MS are for relapsing, rather than progressive, forms of the disease.

Smiling cancer patient talking to her doctor.

A Less-Invasive Mastectomy Proves Safe for Most Women With Breast Cancer

Nipple-sparing surgery may help women avoid one of the more traumatic aspects of this breast cancer treatment.