It's that time of year again...flu season. Our friends at the American Thoracic Society have provided us with this handy dandy information sheet on the influenza infection. This easy-to-read handout includes general information, prevention tips, treatments and more!
Health officials are hoping people do not forgo the flu shot this year especially after last season's vaccine largely missed the mark and proved to be mainly ineffective. Are you on the fence about getting the flu vaccine this year?
Halloween is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing. Candy. And lots of it! But what about all of those children (and parents) who are struggling with Celiac Disease or a gluten sensitivity? It can be a struggle to find safe alternatives. Here is the skinny on what candies are the safest for your family.
Video: Practical Solutions to Prevent Pain and Fatigue
There is no secret that living with Scleroderm can be difficult. Many people have to tackle daily symptons including but not limited to pain, gut problems, and Raynaud Phenomenon. This workshop, led by Dr. Janet Pope, from the 2015 National Patient Education Conference discusses practical solutions to the pain and why these symptoms happen.
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provided to keep the readers informed. Because the manifestations and severity of scleroderma vary among individuals, personalized medical management is essential. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that all drugs and treatments be discussed with the reader’s physician(s) for proper evaluation and treatment.
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