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Worst Flu Season Ever?

We hate to be the bearers of bad news, but this is shaping up to be another crazy-bad flu season. Check out these tips to stay healthy.

By Lara DeSanto
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Does Weather Affect Psoriatic Arthritis?

It’s not in your head. Changing temps can impact the severity of flare-ups associated with PsA. Here’s what you need to know.

By Amy Marturana Winderl
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10 Tips to Manage the Winter Blues

We know that winter can impact psoriasis. Beyond psoriasis symptoms, we can also have a feeling of sadness is known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
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Enjoying Winter Fun, Even With Asthma

Frigid and dry winter air, plus cold and flu season, make winter fun challenging, but not impossible. Learn ways you can prevent asthma symptoms during winter.

By Stephanie Stephens
Senior woman using inhaler outdoors.

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
Woman with the flu taking her temperature while blowing her nose.

Your Flu Questions Answered

Can you get the flu after you’ve already had the flu? Is it too late to get your shot? We’ve tapped experts to answer these questions — and more.

By Stephanie Stephens
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Advice For Winter Skin Care With Psoriasis

Winter weather is notorious for causing psoriasis flares. This dermatologist answers your questions about managing psoriasis when the temperature drops.

By National Psoriasis Foundation
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How the Winter Affects Your Thyroid

If you are hypothyroid, cold weather can have a number of effects on your thyroid treatment and symptoms.

By Mary Shomon
Multicolored mugs on a shelf.

Hot Drinks That Offer Healing Health Benefits

These hot drinks will not only warm you up, but they can also help prevent and treat chronic health conditions like cancer and rheumatoid arthritis.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
Gifts spilling out of a bag.

13 Self-Care Gifts to Soothe Chronic Illness

If you live with chronic illness, treat yourself this holiday by giving yourself the gift of self-care.

By Cathy Kramer