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10 Tips for Traveling with Medication When You Have RA

How to prepare your medications, the vaccinations you should have, how to store your meds on the go, and the documents you should have with you at all times when traveling with RA.

By Lene Andersen

What You Must Know About Shingles

We’re answering all of your pressing questions about shingles, like if it’s contagious, how to prevent it, and if you can get it twice (or more).

By Stephanie Stephens

Can the Flu Trigger Type 1 Diabetes in Children?

Flu season may come and go for some, but it can be life-changing if it triggers type 1 diabetes. Here’s how to protect your child.

By Ginger Vieira

What Does a Cure for MS Look Like?

Seventeen years after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Trevis Gleason wonders about the concept of a cure for the disease.

By Trevis Gleason

The New Shingles Vaccine Is Good News for People With MS

Shingrix is safer than Zostavax for people with multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune illnesses. Here’s why.

By Lisa Emrich

Preventing Bladder Cancer Relapse: What the Research Says

Bladder cancer has one of the highest recurrence rates so it’s important to follow these suggestions to prevent relapse.

By Malaika Hill

Making the Most of Immunization When You are Immunosuppressed

The three vaccines you should be getting with RA, the vaccines to avoid, and how they affect your meds.

By Lene Andersen

Why Isn’t There an HPV Test for Men?

More and more men are being diagnosed with HPV-related cancers of the throat. So why aren’t they routinely screened for the virus?

By Lara DeSanto

Vaccines: How to Protect Yourself and Your Community

Last week my daughter got a letter from the daycare center her toddler attends that a case of chicken pox had been diagnosed. December 8, 2016, NBC News carried a story that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported increased ...

By Phyllis Johnson