What You Need to Know About the Flu

Deaths from the flu are a lot more common than people think. In the 2009 H1N1 Flu Pandemic, over 12,000 people died in the United States from the 2009 flu strain, this according to the Centers for Disease Control.  Worldwide, the number of deaths is estimated to be at least half a million people. Even…

9 Ways To Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis Successfully Guest Post by Dr Mehjabin Prodhani

Dr. Mehjabin Prodhani is a qualified dental surgeon, with over 7 years of combined experience in patient management, clinical dentistry, scientific and consumer medical writing. She has wide range of experience in the field of medical writing, including writing and developing abstracts, manuscripts, clinical study reports, review articles, drug monographs, scientific news reports, disease or…

5 Steps to Embracing an Imperfect Life with Chronic Illness

There is no question that chronic illnesses change lives in ways we wish it didn’t. Choosing to embrace an imperfect life can help you face challenges and lead a happy, meaningful, and fulfilled life. Here are five steps to embracing an imperfect life with chronic illness: 1. Feel your anger and grief Living with chronic…

7 Tips to Help You “Keep the Faith”

  Lana Barhum is a legal assistant, patient advocate, freelance writer, blogger, and single parent. She has lived with rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia since 2008 and uses her experiences to share expert advice on living successfully with chronic illness.   Losing faith—especially in the midst of a serious illness—is a scary thing. You start to…